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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 spring calendar of events or our summer calendar of events.

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Broad Creek Kayak

06/29/2019 @ 1:00 pm-3:30 pmExpand your horizons! Travel north and east in Harford County to explore Broad Creek, a tributary of the lower Susquehanna River. *Meet at Broad Creek Public Landing

Family Paint Night at Leight

06/29/2019 @ 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 drinks and cookies, crabby critters and sunset.


06/30/2019 @ 9:00 am-11:00 amBecome a part of a volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date, weather permitting.

What's the Buzz?

06/30/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:30 pmGame your way to knowledge of native pollinators. Sweep your way through the native plant gardens to see native pollinators in action. Eat your way through a sweet treat!

Aquatic Adventures Summer Camp

07/01/2019 @ 9:00 am-4:00 pmExplore the watery world of Leight Park and beyond. Dare to adventure with canoeing, fishing, kayaking, wading, paddleboarding and other fun outdoor activities.



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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which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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