The Real Food Farm seeks volunteers to work at the farm on Jan 4. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Real Food Farm provides locally grown, pesticide-free food to low-income people in the area. Projects are likely to include planting, weeding, compost spreading, and hoophouse construction. Participants should bring a water bottle, wear sturdy shoes or boots, and wear work clothes. Volunteers under 18 will need a parent's signature on a waiver before starting work. To learn more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Oregon Ridge Nature Center in Cockeysville is holding weekend animal encounters on Jan 4 and 5 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on both days. Visitors will join a naturalist for an animal and an activity. The latter may be a story, craft, or hike. To learn more, e-mail email@example.com or call (410) 887-1815.
The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a field trip to Fort Bayard in Washington, D.C. on Jan 5. The hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants should bring water and a snack or lunch. There will be hot chocolate and coffee at the end. The walk will be cancelled if it's raining. To learn more, contact Mary Pat Rowan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 526-8821.