The Youth Birding League will meet on Jan 11 at the Irvine Nature Center. The hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will build birdhouses. The League is for youngsters between 10 and 15 years old. Registration is required. There is a one-time fee of $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members. To learn more, call (443) 738-9220.
The Baltimore Free Store will have its next free market at the C C Jackson Recreation Center on Jan 11. The market will accept donations from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and give away goods from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. To learn more, e-mail BmoreFREE@gmail.com.
The Oregon Ridge Nature Center in Cockeysville is holding weekend animal encounters on Jan 11 and 12 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.
The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a field trip to Carderock, Maryland on Jan 11. The hours are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to identify winter trees and shrubs along the Potomac River. People may want to bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, field guides, binoculars, note pad and a camera. The trip will be canceled if it's snowing or raining. To learn more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pocomoke River State Park is holding a bald eagle watch on Jan 11. The hours are 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The program includes a Scales and Tales live animal show, a watching station, a hike in the park to see eagles, and an optional boat tour with the Pocomoke Canoe Company. A naturalist will guide visitors in the Milburn Landing Area of the park and talk about bald eagles and bald cypress. Admission costs $10.00, but the boat ride costs $20.00 extra. To learn more, contact Angela Pease at (410) 632-2566 or email@example.com.