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SERC Bay Optimism Open House

Enjoy hands-on activities in the water and on the land, with Smithsonian scientists in your backyard.

Date(s):

Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am

Overview:

Embrace your inner optimist at the Smithsonian's outdoor festival of science on Saturday, May 19! Enjoy hands-on activities in the water and on the land, with Smithsonian scientists in your backyard. You'll also discover what's working in conservation in Chesapeake Bay and around the world, and how you can be a part of it. Enjoy a cruise on the Rhode River, go seining for fish, take a hay ride through the forest, meet the eco-goats that eat invasives, learn about birds of prey, dig for artifacts at the Java Mansion ruins, enjoy live music and face painting.

Admission is free. Food, drinks and boat tickets available for purchase. Parking at South River High School, with free shuttle bus. 

Location:

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
647 Contees Wharf Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
(443) 482-2200

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