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June 2019

Shoots and Letters

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$3

Come plant the seeds of knowledge while learning basic skills and playing in the dirt with your little ones. They’ll have a different nature related theme every week. Outdoor adventures and activities are all part of the fun! Ages 3+ $2 per child No registration required. Upcoming Themes June 6 – Stream Search June 13 – Pond Search June 20 – Life Under Logs June 27 – Survival Skills: Shelter Building July 11 – Fishing July 18 – Hiking July 25…

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Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips

June 20 @ 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road
Pylesville, MD 21132 United States
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$5 – $8

Join Eden Mill Nature Center for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This canoe trip is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Bring your family, group, or a friend and enjoy the wildness of Deer…

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Tiny Tots & Amigos Pequeñitos: Terrific Trees/Arboles Amables

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Patterson Park, 27 South Patterson Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231 United States
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$5

Tiny Tots is an early childhood environmental education program where kids take a hike, make a craft, play a game, and read a story around a nature theme each month. Join Audubon to discover Patterson Park as an outdoor classroom. Space is limited and slots fill quickly. Please register in advance: baltimore@audubon.org or 410.558.2473. Meet at the picnic tables on the northeast shore of the Boat Lake in Patterson Park. Ages 2-5. $5 suggested donation per child, with an adult

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Summer Solstice Campout

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 22 @ 6:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$10 – $30

Create family memories as you spend the night under the stars at Oregon Ridge Park. Bring your tent, camping gear and picnic dinner; they'll provide the evening activities, campfire, s’mores and a light breakfast. Note: They have a limited number of tents available for rent at $10 each. This event is for all ages $10 per person or $30 per family (A family includes up to 5 people, parents and children or grandparents and grandchildren). Please call to register! Some…

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The Great American Campout

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 22 @ 6:00 pm
Lake Roland (formerly Robert E. Lee Park), 1000 Lakeside Drive
Baltimore, MD 21209 United States
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$8 – $10

This weekend, join thousands of people across the nation for The Great American Campout! We’ll go on a staff led night hike, make s’mores around the campfire, and enjoy breakfast in the morning. Bring your own tent. Rental tents are available by reservation only for a small fee. Eat dinner before you come or bring a brownbag dinner or takeout. Please no delivery. Ages 5 and up, $10 per person ($8 members). Registration required. To register, please email lakerol-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov *Please include…

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Along the Bluebird Trail

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Join a naturalist to learn about bluebirds and ways to attract and protect this beautiful feathery friend! Walk the bluebird trail at Oregon Ridge Park to observe the birds in action. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from us. Adults and children 6+ . Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org.

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Kids Art in the Park: A (cool) progeny Event

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hampton National Historic Site, 535 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD United States
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Free
Kids Art in the Park | (cool) progeny

Join us for a morning of creativity at Hampton National Historic Site! We’ll have art activities and crafts from our partners plus entertainment and LOTS of opportunities to explore this National Park site! Hampton will offer special kids’ tours of the mansion at 10:30 AM and old-fashioned games on the farm, as well as fun junior ranger activities for kids. FREE! Many thanks to our partners: Hampton National Historic Site, STAGES Music and Arts, Thinkery, Fresh Cut Crafts, Frolic the…

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River Romp!

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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$5 – $25

Celebrate summer by cooling off at the nature center with activities down at the Middle Patuxent River! By popular demand, they've added weekday sessions in addition to our weekend offerings. Bring your own non-perishable picnic, and join a Robinson Naturalist at the river for lunch and fun, family-friendly river games. Search the stream for big and small animals! Make boats and race them downstream! Come dressed to get wet. You'll wade in the river and recommend closed-toed water shoes. Participants…

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Ponds, Puddles & Creeks Open House

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on August 7, 2019 at 10:30am

Sharp’s at Waterford Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Road
Brookeville, MD 20833
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$8

Your guide will bring you down by hayride to the Cattail Creek. Make sure to wear old tennis shoes or water shoes as we go into the creek to catch a variety of critters that live there. (Please no flip flops as the often end up floating downstream!) After spending some time catching the critters, you'll take time to identify what you have found and learn about their habitats and life cycles. After releasing the critters back to the creek,…

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Fiddlers and Fireflies

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Howard County Conservancy – Mt. Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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$10

Begin your summer with an old fashioned family picnic. Bring your supper and spread your blanket and lawn chairs. As the fireflies begin to flicker under the trees and in the tall grasses around the property at Mt. Pleasant, listen to musician and storyteller Bill Wellington from Stanton Virginia, who electrifies audiences with his storytelling, “roses are red poems,” and family music programs. Little kids and adults, come dance to the fiddles and sing old-timey songs!  Learn interesting facts about fireflies and make a firefly craft. Tickets: Simply purchase one…

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