The Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market opens for the season on June 13. It will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, call Karen Kinnaird at (301) 271-4811.
The Real Food Farm in Baltimore seeks volunteers to work at the farm in Baltimore on June 13. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers may help with weeding, hoophouse construction, compost spreading, and other tasks. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. To learn more, contact Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Water Baltimore and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks seek volunteers for a Canoe and Scoop at Middle Branch Park on June 13. The hours will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will canoe or kayak in the river and scoop up trash. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must weigh over 55 pounds. Canoes, kayaks, and trash pick-up supplies will be provided. Participants should wear clothes that can get dirty and/or wet and bring water and lunch. For more information, call (410) 254-1577.
The Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg is offering pontoon tours of the Clopper Lake on June 13 and 14. There will be two tours, one from 2 – 3 p.m. and the other from 4 – 5 p.m. Attendees will meet at the boat center. Admission costs $2.00 plus park admission fees. Space is limited to 20 people. To learn more, contact Sarah Fitzgerald at email@example.com or (301) 924-2127.
The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a field trip at Fort Totten in Washington, D.C., on June 14. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Participants will explore the regenerated forest and geology. Hikers should bring water and lunch and wear long pants to protect against greenbriar and poison ivy. The hike will be canceled if it is raining. For more information, contact Mary Pat Rowan at (202) 526-8821 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soldier’s Delight in Owings Mills is offering a talk, Feathered Friends, on June 14. It will run 12 – 1 p.m. A naturalist will talk about a specific bird species. Attendees should go to the Visitors’ Center. To learn more, e-mail email@example.com or call (410) 922-3044.
The Adkins Arboretum is showing a movie, Potomac: The River Runs Through Us on June 14. It will start at 1 p.m. The film is a documentary about the Potomac River which supplies drinking water for six million people. Although the river is less polluted than it had been before the Clean Water Act of 1972, it still needs improvement. Admission is free for members, but costs $5.00 for non-members. To learn more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (410) 634-2847.