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  • Friday, September 10, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      The gallery is located within the Park Visitors Center. Featured artists shall be:

      Jen Sterling, Paintings, Willow Gallery

      Janet Ewing, Second Act: For The Love of Art, Garden Gallery

      Artist "Meet and Greet" on August 29, 2021

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Mysteries of the Marsh - Sunset Paddleboard Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Discover the abundant wildlife and plants at the wetlands of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will paddle along the shore and marsh edges of the Patuxent River, looking for beavers, muskrats, osprey, bald eagles, red winged black birds, ducks, and many other animals. See the beautiful colors of plants blooming in the wetlands. Kayaks 
      may be substituted due to weather conditions. Paddlers must be 18 or older (16 with a parent). Paddlers can expect to actively paddle for 2 to 2.5 hours. The Patuxent River is a relatively slow-moving river, but paddlers must be able to propel the paddleboard through the water. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, a dinner/snack, and close toed shoes that can get wet.

      $30 per person. Registration is required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.