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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.

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Bee Nature's Valentine

02/15/2020 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pmShare your love for nature by learning what you can do to help pollinators! Create seed paper valentines and enjoy a tasty honey treat.

Tails and Tots

02/16/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmStory time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals!

Fish Fillet Foray

02/22/2020 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pmYou’ve landed the big one…now what? We’ll teach you how to clean and fillet a whole fish, then move on to cooking and eating our delicious catches.

Marsh Fairy Lanterns

02/22/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pmFanciful fairies are known to inhabit all sorts of places, including the marsh. Create a beautiful, decorative lantern that is reminiscent of the lush world of marsh fairies in the summer season.

Skunk Cabbage Search

02/23/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pmFind out how this very cool (or should we say hot?) plant manages to bloom and grow in the cold temperatures of late winter. Search the stream valleys of Leight Park to see if it has made an appearance yet.



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