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The Great Outdoors

Women on the Water

  Join a naturalist, psychologist, yoga instructor and other women for a peaceful day outdoors. 9:30-3:30pm at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $25; rsvp: 410-741-9330;

Bluebird Hike • free

  Hike thru Kings Landing Park to find blue birds and their nests. Dress for the weather. 9-11:30am at the Park, Huntingtown: 410-535-5327; 

Campfire on the Beach

  Bring a picnic, chair and blanket for a relaxing evening on the beach, then gather around a campfire for stories and s’mores. 6-8:30pm at Flag Ponds Nature Park, Lusby. $12/family w/discounts. rsvp: 410-535-5327; 

Paca Plantasia

  Stroll the paths of the beautiful, elegant William Paca Garden, move to the rhythm of the steel drum and enjoy delicacies. Bid in a silent auction. 6-8pm at the Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $100; rsvp: 410-267-7619; 

Natural Playground

  Families play in Battle Creek’s natural playground. 2-3:30pm at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $8 w/membership discounts: 410-535-5327; 

Jug Bay Spring Festival • free

  Go on a hayride, explore a butterfly garden, listen to Jug Bay Jug Band, learn to compost, go on an amphibian adventure and shop native plants, crafts and snacks at Jug Bay’s Spring Festival. 10am-2pm at Jug Bay Sanctuary, Lothian: 410-741-9330; 

Fishing for Beginners

  Learn how to rig a line, bait a hook and throw a cast. Kid-friendly. 10am-noon at Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro. rsvp: 301-888-1377.

Kayak Trip

  Paddle thru King’s Landing Park. For ages 9 and over. 9:30-11:30am at the Park, Huntingtown. $20 w/membership discounts;rsvp online: 410-535-2661; 

Canoe Guide Training • free

  Learn how to become a volunteer canoe guide and lead future canoers thru the American Chestnut Land Trust. 8:30am-12:30pm at 1920 Scientists Cliff Rd., Port Republic: rsvp: 410-414-3400;

Birdwalk at Jug Bay

  Identify a diverse population of birds by sight and sound at Jug Bay Sanctuary’s bird walk. 8-11am at the Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-741-9330;