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Bay Day

May 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

BAY DAY is a free, festive family event at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s waterfront campus on Saturday, Mary 14th, 11 AM – 3 PM, on Tilghman Island, MD

BAY DAY will feature tons of fun and interactive things to see and do for kids of all ages. Get Touch-tank introductions to rescued creatures from bay and land, including friendly fish, crabs, turtles, horseshoe crabs and seahorses; build your recycled boat for the races; sing with puppets, talk to Coastie the Coast Guard robot-boat and Shelly, the Oyster Recovery Partnership character; meet the raptors and rescues with Scales and Tales, and dive into Bay-related kids crafts and games.

Artisans and craftspeople will show and sell their sea glass and other jewelry, Bay-related photography and paintings, fine handcrafts and models.

Also featured are numerous exhibits, experts and demonstrations on everything from rain gardens to native plants; oyster restoration; living shorelines and energy alternatives.  Live music will play all day and food and ice cream will be available for purchase.

This year, visitors can enjoy our universally accessible soft launch for canoes and kayaks along the Captain John Smith Trail and the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, with ADA compliant parking as well as bike racks.

BAY DAY will be held on the Phillips Wharf’s campus beside Knapp’s Narrows Bridge, 6129, Tilghman Island Road (Route 33), Tilghman, Maryland 21671

Deena Kilmon/marketing@pwec.org 410-829-4052
Lea Sloan/lsloan@americanforests.org 202-330-3253

 

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