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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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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.

Critter Dinner Time

05/08/2021 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pmWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

Spring Sunset Spectacular

05/08/2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pmAs spring settles in and day flows into night, catch the spectacle of shift change smack dab in the middle of the marsh. Don’t forget your camera!

Rockin' Out

05/09/2021 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pm“You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Rock Hound” following this program! Learn how to describe and classify collected specimens using field and lab tests, and the many ways rocks, minerals and fossils affect daily life.



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