Mayan Chocolate, Beekeeping and the New Moon Sky


Theo tin quận Baltimore

Feb 01, 2018 2:00:00 PM EST
By Mike Schneider, Baltimore County Recreation and Parks



February is a month for heart-healthy exercise, crisp fresh air, learning and sharing experiences. Try your hand at making Mayan chocolate, learn beekeeping, and gaze at the new moon sky. From night hikes to yoga, fiber crafts to maple sugar time, check out Baltimore County Recreation and Parks’ calendar of February fun for the whole family.

Thursday, February 1

Shoots and Letters – Groundhog Day Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Friday, February 2

Woodchuck the Weather Man Night Hike (pre-registration required) Cromwell Valley Park

Friday Stroll Lake Roland

Bookworm Story Time Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Saturday, February 3

Whimsical Nest Box Workshop Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

We’ve Got Rhythm Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Chat and Chew Series: The White House Chandeliers Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Mayan Chocolate-Making (pre-registration required) Cromwell Valley Park

Bonfire & Night Hike Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Yoga in the Park Lake Roland

Linoleum Block Printing and Card Making for Adults (pre-registration required – continues February 10) Lake Roland

Whistle Pig Whimsy (pre-registration required) Marshy Point Nature Center

Basket Making Workshop (snow date: February 10) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Sunday, February 4

Dead Leaves, Cheese, Butter and Kimchi Cromwell Valley Park

Fiber Crafts Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Groundhog Gets A Say! Lake Roland

Fish Print Pillow Cases (pre-registration required) Marshy Point Nature Center

Wake Up Groundhog! (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Monday, February 5

Pre-K Nature Drop In – Groundhogs Marshy Point Nature Center

Tuesday, February 6 through Friday, February 9

Trail Guide Training (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Wednesday, February 7

Habitat Restoration Team Work Day Cromwell Valley Park

Natural World of Art: Bright Branches Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Preschool Nature Program Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Wooly Bear Club (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Thursday, February 8

Shoots and Letters – Digging in the Dirt Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Friday, February 9

Friday Stroll Lake Roland

Creative Clay: Pinch Pot Animals (part two February 23 – pre-registration required)) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Homeschool Nature Days (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

“BINGO Buddies” Therapeutic Recreation

Saturday, February 10

African Americans Who Served During Wartime Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Beginning Bee Keeping (pre-registration required – concludes on Saturday, February 17) Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park

Habitat Restoration Team Work Day Cromwell Valley Park

Maple Sugaring Weekend Cromwell Valley Park

Valentine’s Party (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Linoleum Block Printing and Card Making for Adults (pre-registration required – continued from February 3) Lake Roland

Before Chocolate (pre-registration required) Marshy Point Nature Center

Squirreling Around (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Sunday, February 11

Maple Sugaring Weekend Cromwell Valley Park

Winter Snow Scene Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Sundays Birdwalk (pre-registration required) Marshy Point Nature Center

Just for Kids, Five Senses Hike (pre-registration required) Marshy Point Nature Center

Squirreling Around (pre-registration required) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Monday, February 12

Pre-K Nature Drop In – Valentine’s Day Marshy Point Nature Center

Wednesday, February 14

Natural World of Art: Quilled hearts and Flowers (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Preschool Nature Program Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Thursday, February 15

Shoots and Letters – Rocks and Minerals Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Friday, February 16

New Moon Night Sky Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Friday Stroll Lake Roland

Saturday, February 17

Trace Your Roots (pre-reservation required) Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Great Backyard Bird Count Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum and Cromwell Valley Park

Tricky Tracking Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Bird Extravaganza Lake Roland

Maple Sugar Time Marshy Point Nature Center

Live Bluegrass and Country Music Middle River Recreation Council

Maple Sugaring Weekend (groups of 10+ must pre-register) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Sunday, February 18

Recycled Bird Feeders (pre-reservation required) Cromwell Valley Park

Bird Extravaganza Lake Roland

Maple Sugar Time Marshy Point Nature Center

Maple Sugaring Weekend (groups of 10+ must pre-register) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Monday, February 19

Arctic Adventure Day Camp (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

School’s Out! Lake Roland

Tuesday, February 20

Speaker Series – “The Amazing Horseshoe Crab” Marshy Point Nature Center

Wednesday, February 21

Natural World of Art: Crescent Moon (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Preschool Nature Program Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Thursday, February 22

Shoots and Letters – Maple Sugaring Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Friday, February 23

Friday Stroll Lake Roland

Saturday, February 24

Maple Sugaring in Maryland Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Habitat Restoration Team Work Day Cromwell Valley Park

Slate Composite Tools (pre-registration required) Cromwell Valley Park

Birds in Your Backyard Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Donut Run Lake Roland

Maple Sugar Time Marshy Point Nature Center

Maple Sugaring Weekend (groups of 10+ must pre-register) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Sunday, February 25

Tracks on T-Shirts (pre-registration required) Cromwell Valley Park

Afternoon Scrapbooking (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Maple Sugar Time Marshy Point Nature Center

Maple Sugaring Weekend (groups of 10+ must pre-register) Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Monday, February 26

Pre-K Nature Drop In – Maple Syrup Marshy Point Nature Center

Wednesday, February 28

Habitat Restoration Team Work Day Cromwell Valley Park

Natural World of Art: Stone Flowers (pre-registration required) Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Preschool Nature Program Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Programs are run by Baltimore County Recreation and Parks and Nature Council volunteers. Many programs are free, but some ask for a donation or have a small fee. Be sure to check the websites to confirm times and locations.

Take in our over 200 beautiful Parks for hikes and sites and all the cool fresh air you can imagine, and indoor Nature Centers if the weather is a bit too cold. Regardless of the temperature, there’s a lot to enjoy from Baltimore County Recreation and Parks.





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