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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 HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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

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Eve of New Year's Ever Sunset Social

12/30/2019 @ 4:30 pm-7:00 pmGather around the fire surrounded by good friends, good food, and what is surely the finest sunset on the east coast, for an evening of celebrating 2019 and looking forward to 2020. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. Please register by December 28.

Surprising Snow Science

01/04/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pmThis is the season of a special frozen precipitation - snow! Be amazed and dazzled while participating in surprising experiments involving fake snow.

Owl Prowl

01/04/2020 @ 5:00 pm-6:30 pmVenture into the woods of Bosely Conservancy on a cold winter evening to hear the call of these elusive creatures and possibly catch a glimpse of them. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy

Meet a Critter

01/05/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Cool Coats, Warm Critters

01/05/2020 @ 3:00 pm-4:00 pmHow do mammals stay warm during the winter? Gather around the pellet stove and get an up close look at some of nature’s “cool” coats.



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