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All programs require registration unless otherwise noted.


Programs listed in the calendar are for individuals and families. If you have a group, such as scouts, that would like a program, please contact the Estuary Center or complete and return our Program Request Form.


Click here for OPCA online registration or HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

Download a .pdf version of our summer calendar of events.

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Pollinator Paint Night at Leight

09/07/2019 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pmGrab the kids or bring a buddy for an evening of fun and creativity. Follow along on this guided paint night while enjoying snacks and sunset over the water.

Migration Brunch Pontoon

09/08/2019 @ 9:00 am-11:00 amAs the fall season sets in, the migration journey begins for many species. Enjoy a light brunch while gliding along the waters of the upper Bush River in search of osprey, hawks, butterflies and more. *Meet at the Estuary Center

Meet a Critter

09/08/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Kayak Cruising on the Creek

09/12/2019 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pmNudge around the endless nooks and crannies of Otter Point Creek and the upper Bush River with an adults only group. Choose one trip or all four to track the changes on the water through the fall season of migration and color change.

Critter Dinner Time

09/14/2019 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.



Monday thru Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.



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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688