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May 2013

Native Plant Seminar

Event Date:  August 24, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm Our annual Native Plant Seminar & Sale is perfect for homeowners, garden club enthusiasts, Native Plant Society members, nursery/landscape professionals, land managers and environmental educators. Three post-seminar workshops will be offered in the afternoon. Saturday, August 24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $50 members, $60 non-members; afternoon workshops are an additional fee. Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Explore Nature Preschool Conference

Event Date:  June 7, 2013 (All day) - June 8, 2013 (All day) Join us for our 2nd annual Nature Preschool Conference! Discuss the latest trends in nature based education, network with other child care professionals and organizations, and learn from the best. Teachers, educators, parents and anyone else who works with preschool-aged children are encouraged to attend. Register today! Friday and Saturday, June 7-8 Prices vary; $55-$180 Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Worm Worlds

Event Date:  June 29, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm Ever wonder what to do with those food scraps left from chopping veggies? Do your plants seem a little slow to grow? Then you just might need a worm bin in your home! Worm bins are a great way to compost food. They provide nutrient rich soil for plants and teach all about the world of worms. We’ll provide all the supplies needed to make two different size worm bins – you can choose the best size for you. All ages (with adult). Saturday, June 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $20 members, $30 non-members (price is per bin) Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

The Great American Backyard Campout

Event Date:  June 21, 2013 - 6:30pm - June 22, 2013 - 9:00am Join the rest of America in this annual tradition promoted by the National Wildlife Federation! Pitch a tent at Irvine, head out for a night hike with us, do some stargazing, then enjoy a campfire snack before bed. In the morning, we’ll listen to the sounds of the forest waking up and share a light breakfast. Pre-registration is required; Irvine provides a limited number of tents (please mention that you need one when registering). Please eat dinner before arriving promptly at 6:30 p.m. All ages (with adult). Friday, June 21, 6:30 p.m. – Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Youth Birding League

Event Date:  September 12, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm Are you interested in nature but need more than a kids program? This naturalist-led series introduces youth to competitive and scientific birding opportunities. Learn easy identification techniques and how to bird on a team, and visit new places month to month. You will make new friends, learn to bird and create many memorable moments! More dates will be announced. Ages 10-15. Thursday, September 12, 7 – 8 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 8 – 10 a.m. (meet at Cromwell Valley Park) $10 members, $20 non-members*

Intro to Birding

Event Date:  August 13, 2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am Youth birders, listen up! Meet at Irvine for a hike to identify some of our summer resident birds. No experience with birding is necessary, but a willingness to learn tricks and techniques to identify birds is a must. Bring your own binoculars or borrow ours. A light breakfast is included. Ages 10 & up (teens included!). Tuesday, August 13, 8 – 10 a.m. Free! Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Kent Island Day

Event Date:  May 18, 2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Kent Island Day is Saturday, May 18, in Historic Stevensville

Faith Assembly of God Inside Yard Sale

Event Date:  May 11, 2013 - 8:00am - 1:00pm Faith Assembly of God Church located at 250W Bayfront Rd (Rt 258) Lothian, MD will hold a Multi Vendor yard sale on Saturday May 11, 2013 from 8am to 1pm. We will have antiques, household and collectables. The Mustard Seed Thrift will also be open. Lots of great items! Homemade BBQ, hot dogs,french fries and baked goods will be for sale. Contact 410-867-0707 for information. This inside event will be held rain or shine. Location Faith Assembly of God Church 250 W. Bayfront Road (Rt 258) Lothian, MD 20711 United States See map: Google Maps

Harwood Civic Association

 

KIDS Times at the Library

  Annapolis Library: 410-222-1750 • 9:30am & 10:30am: Babies to toddlers hear stories and songs. Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291 • 9:30-9:50am: Ages up to 2 hear stories and songs;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening and make crafts;rsvp. • 10:45-11:30am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp. • 2-3pm: K to 3rd graders hear stories and make crafts;rsvp.