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  • Saturday, October 2, 2021

    • Infant and Toddler Sensory Nature Hike Time: 9:30am - 11:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details:

      This hike is designed with little ones in mind. Research has shown that kids who play outside are calmer, happier, and more imaginative. What better time to introduce them to nature than in these young formative years. Please be prepared to let your little ones get wet and dirty. Bring an extra change of clothes. It's a good idea to be prepared yourself and wear shoes and clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Older children are welcome when accompanying an infant or toddler!

      Register here https://tinyurl.com/6rptsf6e

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 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

       
       
    • Mysteries of the Marsh - Canoe Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Discover the abundant wildlife and plants at the wetlands of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will paddle the Patuxent River and some of the smaller branches to look 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 and along the river’s edge. Children must be at least 7 years old, and under 13 must be accompanied by two paddling adults. The child will sit in the middle of the canoe with adults paddling. Trips are 4 hours long and include: general orientation, basic paddling lesson, up to 0.5 mile walk to canoes/kayaks, launching canoes, and paddling. 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 canoe or kayak through the water. Bring plenty of water, lunch, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, and wear closed toe shoes that can get wet & muddy. $20 per person.

      Registration required. Online Active Net registration #26674. For questions, call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected] aacounty.org.