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Harford County Parks & Recreation has implemented a $10 minimum charge policy for County program registration only. To maintain program topics and prices for a diverse audience, ACLEC has instituted family pricing and series pricing where possible. We appreciate your understanding.

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 2021 Calendar of Events.

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Spring Wild Tots

05/01/2021 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amDid you know nature play, no matter the season, can provide your tot with fun and learning? This spring, grab the right gear and meet a naturalist for an adventure through Leight Park, no matter the weather! Hike trails, explore the shoreline, and discover the excitement of the outdoors.

City Nature Challenge - Canoe

05/01/2021 @ 2:00 pm-4:30 pmGather at water’s edge for an afternoon canoe in search of flora and fauna to record for the Baltimore City Nature Challenge!

Fishy Fun

05/02/2021 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 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.

Be a Water Scientist

05/07/2021 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmInvestigate the physical, chemical, and biological components of the water in Otter Point Creek, so vital for habitat, recreation, and drinking water. Experiment with currents, acidity, clarity, oxygen levels, and microscopy! Combine field and lab work each date.

Mom and Me Pontoon

05/08/2021 @ 9:00 am-10:30 amSpend quality time with mom while soaking up the sun, floating along the Bush River. Search for animal moms and their babies in and along the water.



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