Discovery Center Programs – March 2017

The Discovery Center is Free and open to the public
Friday – Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


Saturday, March 4

11:00 a.m.  Dr. Seuss’s Birthday – The Lorax  Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday and Read Across America Day with a reading of “The Lorax.”  Hot chocolate to follow!

1:30 p.m.  Creating an Owl  Join the Naturalist as we talk about the adaptations and secrets of owls.  Meet one of our owls up close and then create your own.

Sunday, March 5 

11:00 a.m.  Snakes Alive!  Learn about Maryland’s snakes and meet our Discovery Center snakes up close and personal.

2:00 p.m.  Aviary Feeding   Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about the natural history of the birds in our aviary, as well as our birds’ individual stories.  

Saturday,March 11

10:00 a.m.  Hound Hike  Bring your dog and hike the trails with our staff.  This is a great way to get outside with your pets.  Pets must be leashed and under control.

1:30 p.m.  Hungry Critters  Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters!  You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian!

Sunday, March 12

11:00 a.m. Science Room Fun   Join the naturalist in our Science Room for crafts, animal meet and greets, fun experiments and more.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding – Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about the natural history of the birds in our aviary, as well as our birds’ individual stories. 

Saturday,March 18  

11:00 a.m.  First Impressions  Some animals are born with a bad reputation.  This interactive program shows that even creepy crawlies have their own important role in nature.  Great for all ages.

1:30 p.m.  Snakes Alive!  Learn about Maryland’s snakes and meet our Discovery Center snakes up close and personal.

Sunday, March 19  

11:00 a.m.  Turtle Talk and Craft   Join the naturalist for a story about Maryland’s State reptile and meet the Discovery Center turtles.  A brief craft will follow.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding – Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about the natural history of the birds in our aviary, as well as our birds’ individual stories.  

Saturday, March 25  

11:00 a.m.  Signs of Spring Hike  Explore the outdoors with our staff looking for those early signs of spring.

1:00 p.m.  Birds and Bark – Tree bark That Is  Join staff for a hike on our nature trails focusing on tree identification and birds that we may see along the way.  1 hour/easy

Sunday, March 26

11:00 a.m.  Snakes Alive!  Learn about Maryland’s snakes and meet our Discovery Center snakes up close and personal.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding – Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about the natural history of the birds in our aviary, as well as our birds’ individual stories.