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Calendar of Events

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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Tails and Tots

09/22/2019 @ 12:30 pm-1:30 pmStory time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals.

Birding by Boat

09/28/2019 @ 8:30 am-10:00 amJoin birder, Phil Powers, on a search for the early migratory birds stopping to rest on Otter Point Creek.

Down by the Bay

09/28/2019 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pmThis National Estuaries Day, explore Otter Point Creek, a local link to the bay. Hike along the water’s edge in search of plants and animals and catch fish using a 100 foot seine net!

Spectacular Sunset Canoe

09/28/2019 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pmThere is no better way to end a beautiful fall day than to view an awesome sunset display while floating on the tranquil waters of Otter Point Creek. Bring your camera and enjoy!

iNaturalist Trek

09/29/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmTap into your inner naturalist and spend time searching Leight Park for interesting plants and animals! Using the iNaturalist app, help us build up our biodiversity data and learn how you can utilize this program on other hiking adventures.



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