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Robinson Nature Center Special Events

Click on links to register online for these programs (requires a Howard County Recreation & Parks user account) or call 410-313-0400 to register for any of these events.   


Saturday, February 14

Special Events Nature NEW! Valentine's Day Truffle-Making and Wine-Tasting - 2 to 4 PM. (FULL - Please call to be added to wait list). Ages 21 years and up. Bring your friend, your sweetheart or your awesome self out to enjoy this unique, eco-friendly Valentine's Day experience in which you will hand-roll chocolate truffles and enjoy tasting wines from a local vineyard while learning about the sustainable practices used to create their tasty varietals. $20 per person or $35 per couple. Each participant takes home 10 truffles. Thanks to Whole Foods Market in Columbia for making this event a success.


Sunday, February 22

Special Events History Nature Bay Day - 1 to 4 PM . All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Celebrate the Chesapeake Bay through food, presentations and fun activities. Learn about Howard County's role in protecting the Bay and discover the fascinating creatures - from oysters to horseshoe crabs - that we help protect through our efforts to protect Howard County waterways. FREE with Robinson annual pass or daily admission. For a full schedule of presentations/ activities and for more information about the event, see www.howardcountymd.gov/RNCBayDay.htm 


Saturday, March 7

Special Events Astronomy History  Scope out the Night Sky - 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Ages 8 years and up. The Maryland Science Center and Robinson jointly present this exciting family-focused astronomy event. Enjoy a planetarium presentation, build your very own GalileoScope (a functional telescope for night sky viewing; $50 value), hold a meteorite and view the stars through telescopes (weather-permitting). $24 per family (up to five members). Each family receives a telescope, a tripod and a star map. This program is supported through a grant from the Howard County Arts Council. Click here to see pictures from the last event.


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