Recreation and Parks Events
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Infant and Toddler Sensory Nature Hike Time: 9:30am - 10:30am 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! To register for this program call 410-22-1978, email [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:
Form and Fabric
The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.
The following artists will be participating:
Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories
Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items
Garage Art: pottery
Ardythe Jolliff: note cards
Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy
Donna Schramek: soft sculpture
Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses
Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.
Santa on the Trail Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Locations: B&A Trail Details:
ATTENTION....Out of an abundance of caution this EVENT has been CANCELLED. Food Donations shall still be collected at the Earleigh Heights Ranger Station until December 20th.
Come join in this annual tradition....Santa and his helpers will be collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Anne Arundel Food Bank. Final details of stopping locations with times and safety precautions are tentative due to COVID-19.
The stops will begin at Jones Station this year.
10:45 am - Jones Station
11:15 am - Hatton Regester
11:45 am - Robinson Road
12:15 pm - Whites Road
12:45 pm - Earleigh Heights
1:45 pm - Jumpers Hole Shopping Center
2:15 pm - Harundale Shopping Center
3:00 pm - Sawmill Creek Park
Uncovering the History of Jug Bay's Railroad Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Have you ever heard that the Chesapeake Railroad used to travel through the Sanctuary? Join Jug Bay’s Superintendent Patricia Delgado to uncover the history of Jug Bay’s railroad bed. Enjoy a hike that follows the long, lost train tracks within the Sanctuary and learn about the railroad: when it was built, where the trains traveled to and from, why, and what caused its closure. Ages 6 and up. Fee: $5 per person plus $6 per vehicle park entrance free. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/ aarecparks/Home ActiveNet #26680.
Magnificent Marsh Mammals Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: What mammals inhabit our lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.