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Recurring Event Meet a Critter

Meet a Critter

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Free

Family Feed

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Want to help feed our hungry critters? Come down to our Family Feed program that lets you behind the scenes and help the naturalist feed the animals! You choose what time you want to come!

Free

Critter Dinner Time

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

Free

Down by the Bay

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Kick off National Estuaries week by exploring 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 seine net!  

$10

Get the Scoop! World Clean Up Day Canoe – Cancelled

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Think globally but act locally to clean up our corner of the Chesapeake Bay.  Paddle Otter Point Creek, keeping your eyes peeled for monarchs, dragonflies, beaver and herons, while spying and scooping floating trash. This program is for ages 8 to adult and registration is required.

$15.00

Family Feed

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Want to help feed our hungry critters? Come down to our Family Feed program that lets you behind the scenes and help the naturalist feed the animals! You choose what time you want to come!

Free

National Estuaries Day Kayak

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Hop in a kayak and explore the freshwater marsh of Otter Point Creek to help celebrate the dynamic and beautiful ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay estuary!

$15

Fall Pumpkin Party – Cancelled

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Come on down to Anita C. Leight Estuary Center to celebrate the fall season with a pumpkin party! We will be painting our own pumpkins, enjoying a treat, and playing games.

$10

Family Feed

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Want to help feed our hungry critters? Come down to our Family Feed program that lets you behind the scenes and help the naturalist feed the animals! You choose what time you want to come!

Free
Recurring Event Nature Tots 9:30-10:30am

Nature Tots 9:30-10:30am

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Little ones play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics: Turkeys, Leaves, Fall, Pumpkins, Squirrels, Fall Harvests

$6 – $42
Recurring Event Nature Tots 11am-12pm

Nature Tots 11am-12pm

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Little ones play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics: Turkeys, Leaves, Fall, Pumpkins, Squirrels, Fall Harvests

$6 – $42

Nature Discovery Tots

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Explore the Nature Discovery Area with a Naturalist! Each meeting will focus on a different theme of the season. September - Monarchs, October - Spiders, November - Hibernation

Free
Recurring Event Nature Discovery Tots

Nature Discovery Tots

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

Explore the Nature Discovery Area with a Naturalist! Each meeting will focus on a different theme of the season. September - Monarchs, October - Spiders, November - Hibernation

Free

Amazing Arachnids

The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD

What has eight legs and is an important asset to the environment? You guessed it, spiders! Learn about the species native to Maryland, take a short hike to find them, and finish by creating a spider of your own.

$10