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Attention all program registrants: All programs require pre-registration for the forseeable future. There will be no drop-in programs. Please be advised all programs will take place outdoors with social distancing and face masks are recommended to be available for use.


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 HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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

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Nature Playgroup

11/02/2020 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amLittle ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics: deer, owls, snow, turkeys

Saturday Trail Running

11/07/2020 @ 9:00 am-10:00 amLog your miles while enjoying some beautiful scenery and some fellow nature enthusiasts! All skill levels/paces welcome. The course is an out and back, single track, approx. 2 miles long (but you can run it more than once if you choose). Sat., Sept. 12, Oct. 31, Nov. 7

Backyard Birding

11/07/2020 @ 10:00 am-11:30 amFamiliarize yourself with a favorite winter pastime, backyard bird watching. Learn about common wintering birds and how to attract them. “Make and take” a few easy-to-do bird feeders!

Final Fall Float - Canoe

11/07/2020 @ 12:00 pm-2:30 pmBe part of the season’s final paddle while canoeing through the marsh, taking a last glimpse of the flora and fauna before the cold sets in.

Meet a Critter

11/08/2020 @ 12:30 pm-1:30 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.



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