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Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Holt Cabin at Holt Park and Center for the Arts.

34 Elmont Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21206
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Phone: 410-887-5307
Fax: 410-832-1538
Email: overlea-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov

 

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Nestled in the heart of the Overlea Fullerton Community is the Holt Center, donated to Baltimore County by Lillian Holt in 1976. The park offers nature trails and a variety of art and nature programs for the family. Make time to join us and join in on the fun. For registration information, please call 410-887-5307.

For additional program information, visit the Overlea Fullerton Recreation Council website or Holt Park's Facebook page.

Summer 2019 Events

Bonfire and Night Hike
Saturday, June 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free
Venture into the park at twilight and learn about nature at night. Snacks included.

Mountains and Meadow
Sunday, June 9, 1 to 3 p.m. $2 per project (Adults)

Dinosaur Party (Parents’ Night Out)
Friday, June 14, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. $7 per child (Ages 5 to 10) Drop off program

Craft Night: Pyrography and Glass Painting
Saturday, June 15, 6 to 8 p.m. $10 per person (Adults)

Firefly Paint Night
Saturday, June 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $10 per person (Adults)
Create a summer scene on canvas while you relax with your friends and enjoy light refreshments.
Please register and prepay. Email rmweber@baltimorecountymd.gov with your name and phone number in the subject line to reserve a spot.

Music in the Park
Friday, June 21, 7 p.m. 
Holt Park and Center for the Arts and the Baltimore County Public Library are co-hosting "Make Music Day" with a concert by the bluegrass duo Ken and Brad Kolodner. Participate in summer-inspired crafts and nature walks, visit the library bookmobile, and learn about the new Traveling Book Club. Food available for purchase. Folding chair or blanket and bug spray recommended. This is an outdoor event; for weather updates, call 410-665-6372.

Nature Cabin Open Hours
Thursday, June 27, 3 to 6 p.m.
The Nature Cabin is open with a special activity, live animals, and a new spring scavenger hunt.

American Girl Outdoor Explorer
Sunday, June 30, 1 to 3 p.m. $2 per person (Ages 5 and up) 
Make outdoor accessories for your favorite doll or stuffed animal and learn woodland safety with Molly.

Firefly Adventure
Saturday, July 6, 8 to 9 p.m. Free (All ages)
Explore the park at twilight to see the forest illuminated by fireflies and learn how these amazing insects light up the night.


Jam and Bread
Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. to noon, $2 per person (Ages 4 and up)
It's berry season! Make some homemade jam and learn about some of the native wild and cultivated berries.


Bonfire and Night Hike
Saturday, July 13, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free
Venture into the park at twilight and learn about nature at night. Snacks included. Please bring a water bottle and bug spray.


Summer Insect Symphony
Saturday, July 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $4 per person (All ages)
Join us around a campfire to learn how insects communicate with each other at night. Explore insect life with activities and games. Snacks included.

Bonfire and Night Hike
Saturday, August 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free
Venture into the park at twilight and learn about nature at night. Snacks included. Please bring a water bottle and bug spray.

The above programs require preregistration. Please email rmweber@baltimorecountymd.gov. Include the program name as the subject line, and the names of participants and a contact phone number in the body of the email.

Recurring Programs

Preschool Nature Club: Summer Season operates through July 31.
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, $5 per family (Ages birth to 6)
Come join us each week to discover a new nature topic. Each program includes a story, snack and craft project. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Natural World of Art *
Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $2 per project (All ages)
Discover the connection between art and nature using a variety of materials and techniques. Projects are designed to bring out the inner artist in people of all ages.

  • June 19—Nature Frame
  • July 10—A Slice of Summer
  • July 24—Layered Planter
  • August 7—Shell Accent Pillow

* Natural World of Art requires preregistration. Please email rmweber@baltimorecountymd.gov. Include the program name as the subject line, and the names of participants and a contact phone number in the body of the email.

Creative Clay *
Fridays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. (Two-part class) $10 per project (All ages)
Creating with clay is both relaxing and rewarding. Projects are geared to all ages and levels of experience. In the first class, we create our projects. On the second date, we add color. Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty!

  • June 7 and 21—Smartphone Tablet Stand
  • July 19 and August 2—Hotdog Animals

* Creative Clay requires preregistration. Please email rmweber@baltimorecountymd.gov. Include the program name and date as the subject line, and the names of participants and a contact phone number in the body of the email.

Weather Line

For updates due to inclement weather, please call 410-665-6372.

 
Revised June 7, 2019         

 

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