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September 2019

Alpaca Encounter Day

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Three Oaks Farm Alpacas, 1437 Sharon Acres Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050 United States
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$13

Come learn about these fascinating animals! During the program, participants will learn: The origins of Alpacas, Care for Alpacas, and Use of Alpacas. In addition, each participant will have an up-close and personal experience with an alpaca, a photo taken with an alpaca, and create a craft to take home if they would like using real alpaca fiber. This is a program for all ages and families are welcome. If you have ever thought about owning an alpaca this is…

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Goodbye Summer Family Campfire

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrie Murray Nature Center, 901 Ridgetop Road
Baltimore, MD 21207 United States
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Free

Say good-bye to summer and usher in autumn with a solstice campfire. Dusk will fall as we savor night sounds and make our own. Feel free to bring an instrument for campfire songs and storytelling.

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Tree Giveaway at Herring Run

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Herring Run Nursery, 6131 Hillen Rd
Baltimore, MD 21239 United States
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Free

Head to Herring Run Nursery and take home your own free tree! Blue Water Baltimore and TreeBaltimore are partnering to offer a variety of tree species! From smaller flowering and fruiting trees to large canopy trees, every tree makes a difference. Trees cool and clean our air, absorb stormwater, increase biodiversity, and beautify neighborhoods. Come learn how native trees make a difference and choose one that's right for your yard. Note: Free trees are available for residents of Baltimore City…

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Robinson Nature Center Anniversary Open House

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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Free

Celebrate Robinson Nature Center’s 8th birthday! See what’s new, including our 2019 ARTsites installation, Nature Place additions and a new indoor exhibit. Enjoy innovative presentations, live animals, guided nature walks, face-painting, crafts and shows in our planetarium. Delight in hands-on activities with our partners, food vendors, the Nature Place, Discovery Room, and an outdoor picnic area. Limited parking on-site. Complimentary shuttle from off-site parking area. No registration necessary. Info: 410-313-0400. This event is Free and open to the public.

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Fall Equinox Twilight Hike and Campfire

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Howard County Conservancy – Mt. Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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$2 – $4

Bring your family, walk through the meadow and along the stream to the woodland campfire ring. Listen to the birds singing at dusk. Gather around the crackling fire and hear legend-stories about the Equinox, sing old-time songs, roast marshmallows, and enjoy s’mores with Holly and George Stone.. Hike back in time to watch the sun set over horizon –exactly due west – and hear other interesting astronomical facts about the Fall Equinox.   Advance registration required, $4 per person (2 and…

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Fall Campout at Lake Roland

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - September 28 @ 9:00 am
Lake Roland (formerly Robert E. Lee Park), 1000 Lakeside Drive
Baltimore, MD 21209 United States
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$8 – $10

Join Lake Roland for their Fall Campout! We’ll go on a staff led night hike, make s’mores around the campfire, and enjoy a provided 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). To register, please email lakerol-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov.

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Owl Prowl

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117 United States
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$5 – $10

Do you know what goes bump or hoot in the night? Sometimes it’s an OWL! Come and join an Irvine Naturalist as we go on the search for owls on our trails. Don’t worry, if you don’t find any, you’ll get to meet Irvine’s very own Owl Ambassadors. Fun for all ages. $5/members and $10/non-members.

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Donut Run

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Roland (formerly Robert E. Lee Park), 1000 Lakeside Drive
Baltimore, MD 21209 United States
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$3 – $5

Donuts and hot beverages await you at the end of the trail run through Lake Roland. Terrain varies throughout the 5 mile or less course. No run times will be recorded, but top finishers will be recognized at the end of the run. Pets and strollers are not allowed in the race. Check in at 8:45, race begins promptly at 9:00 pm. Ages 7 and up, $5 per person ($3 members) To register, please email lakerol-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov *Please include each participants…

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Take Your Child Birding

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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$10

Take your child on a fun bird-watching walk at the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area (MPEA). John Harris of the Howard County Bird Club and a Robinson Nature Center Naturalist lead the group along trails to search for birds including hawks, woodpeckers, flycatchers, vireos, warblers, sparrows, orioles, and other species. Enjoy searching for feathers, building nests and other kid-friendly activities along the way. This program is weather-dependent (cancelled with refunds issued, in case of heavy rain). Ages 4-9 yrs Meet at…

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Tea-Rex: A Dinosaur Tea Party

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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$27

Would you invite a dinosaur to a tea party? You can be the judge after examining fossils and conducting a “dinosaur bone” dig to learn more about these creatures. You’ll also get to meet, sing, play and take your picture with a dinosaur from Drama Learning Center! Then, enjoy a full tea service catered by Sweet Simplici-Tea. As this is a catered event, all attendees (children and adults) must register by Sep 26. 3 yrs + $27 per person Click…

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