Recreation and Parks Events
Friday, September 24, 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.
FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Visitor Center promptly at 1pm. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected]
Campfire Chat Series @ Ft. Smallwood Park Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details:
Theme: Harbor Defenses of Baltimore
Explore the important role of the forts along the Patapsco River with Scott Sheads (NPS - Fort McHenry) and Raymond Scott (Friends of Fort Howard Park). Hear stories of courage and determination from the War of 1812 and the Spanish-American War.
Gather around a campfire at one of your favorite parks this fall for a series of engaging and informative
chats. Each week Park Rangers and local experts will lead discussions on a different theme, exploring topics about wildlife, conservation, history, survival skills, folklore and more. Bring a portable camp chair and share s’mores and stories by the fire, or sit back, relax and enjoy the evening. A $5.00 registration fee covers program costs. Prepackaged s’mores supplies will be provided. Guest speakers and topics will be announced via social media.
Please register online. $5/participant. Open to those aged 5 and up (children aged 5 to 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult). #27032