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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 spring calendar of events.

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Bay Bingo Canoe

05/02/2020 @ 2:30 pm-5:00 pmStay alert while exploring the estuary for plants and animals. The first few participants to reach bingo win a prize!

Sunday Trail Running

05/03/2020 @ 10:00 am-11:00 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).

Meet a Critter

05/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Name that Tree

05/03/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pmIf you love trees and would like to learn how to identify them at any time of the year, then Brad Lear is your man! NAME THAT TREE WITH LEAVES… Bring in some branches with leaves, and take part in a hands-on lab to learn how to tell deciduous trees apart.

Nature Playgroup

05/04/2020 @ 9:30 am-10:30 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: Turtles, flowers, clouds, frogs, ducks, butterflies



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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OPCA is a non-profit organization
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