Explore our Havre de Grace Events Calendar and be sure to check back often, as we are adding new festivals, special events and activities all the time!
Become an expert on the anatomy of the Maryland Blue Crab with this hands-on dissection lab! These fascinating crustaceans are one of the Bay's most recognizable organisms. Dr. Kathy Baker-Brosch joins us from the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, where she is a research naturalist and scientific educator. Under Kathy's guidance, we will be examining the basic organ structures of the crab, and studying the remarkable characteristics which enable these creatures to survive in the brackish waters of the Chesapeake.…Find out more »
As part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, in partnership with the HdG Green Team! Seed: The Untold Story, featuring Jane Goodall Tuesday, October 3, from 7-9 PM In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, a few farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a "David and Goliath"-like battle to defend the future of our food. Watch the trailer here: vimeo.com/169932441 A discussion will follow…Find out more »
Come join us as we walk along the Havre de Grace Promenade and spot numerous migratory bird species! The perfect way to spend a fall evening. We'll meet at the Maritime Museum and continue on down the Promenade, where Prof. Colleen Webster will help us to identify the birds we see along the way. Cancelled in the event of rain. Free to the public; donations are appreciated.Find out more »
As part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, in partnership with the HdG Green Team! Initially a climate change skeptic, Nat Geo photographer James Balog documents the effects of global warming on the remote and massive glaciers of the Arctic. Using time-lapse photography, Balog captures a multi-year record of the world's glaciers. The impact is breathtaking, with footage of massive glacial calving and shrinkage. View the trailer here: youtu.be/eIZTMVNBjc4 Like all our films in the Film Series, this is FREE…Find out more »
Beautiful Swimmers Revisted by local filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown. Taking off from William Warner's 1976 classic Beautiful Swimmers, environmentalist Tom Horton returns to the Chesapeake Bay to see how the bay and the crabs are faring. A beautiful and poetic ode to the Bay and a check-up on its present health. All screenings followed by discussion.Find out more »