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  • Sunday, April 23, 2017

    • Amazing Amphibians Time: 1:00p - 3:00p Location: Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary Details: Ages: Families Fee: $10 per family (additional $10/abode), vehicle entrance fee applies Join a Sanctuary Naturalist to learn all about amphibians. We'll share some amazing facts, learn about lifecycles, and visit with live animals. Bring amphibians into your yard by making and taking a toad abode of your own! All materials provided. Your reservation will be secured when a payment is received. Checks should be made payable to Friends of Jug Bay. Registration Form is required and can be downloaded from Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary's website.
      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00p - 4:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Monday, April 24, 2017

    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00p - 10:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    • Sawmill Workshop Time: 9:00a - 12:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details:

      Weather permitting, Kinder Farm Park's very own Sawmill Club will be running logs through the mill. Wood milled from the sawmill can be seen around Kinder Farm park, including inside the Tobacco Barn Museum and Visitor Center.

      Antique Equipment and Sawmill Club’s mission is the restoration and display of the park’s antique farm equipment, tractors and sawmill. Our goal is to offer presentations and displays of antique farm tools and equipment so that those participating can experience farm life in historical Anne Arundel County. The lumber from the sawmill is used in many of the small barns and other structures in the park.  

      Friends of Kinder Farm Park

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017

    • Waterbird Survey Time: 7:30a - 9:30a Location: Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary Details: Come and join a periodic survey of waterbirds at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team create a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay wetlands on the Patuxent River. Age:12 and older. Free (entrance fee waived). Registration required, call (410) 741-9330 or e-mail

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  • Saturday, April 29, 2017

    • Canoe Guide Training Time: 10:00a - 4:00p Location: Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary Details: Paddling enthusiasts wanted. Do you love to get out on the water? Here is your chance to share your love with others by helping to lead canoe and kayak trips on the Patuxent River. New and returning canoe and kayak volunteers are required to attend our canoe training session before leading trips. Dress accordingly to enter the water for wetexits and rescue demonstrations. Paddling experience required. Rain date May 6, 2017. Age: 18 and older. FREE. Registration required, call (410) 741-9330 or e-mail

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary