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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 summer calendar of events.

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Life Inside Logs

08/30/2020 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pmThat dead tree lying on the ground houses a world of fascinating creatures! Sneak a peek at the habitats hidden in and under logs.

Water's Edge Marsh

09/05/2020 @ 9:00 am-10:45 amCruise “just around the river bend” to take in the serene beauty of this seldom-visited Bush River marsh, a bit off the beaten path of the Water Strider’s usual destinations. *Meet at the Estuary Center

Estuary Bingo

09/05/2020 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pmIncrease your knowledge of estuaries while playing a fun game of bingo. Mark off sightings on your board and see who will be the first to get a bingo. Participation and bingo prizes awarded!

Fishy Fun

09/05/2020 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pmCheck out Otter Point Creek’s scaly friends! Find out which fish are common in our waters while getting up close and personal through activities and hands-on "fish" time.

Saturday Trail Running

09/12/2020 @ 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



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