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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

 

About

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.

Spring 2019 Events

Slithering Serpents 
Sunday, March 17, 1 to 2:30 p.m. $2 per person (All ages)

Green Eggs and Amphs
Saturday, March 30, 7 to 8 p.m. Free (All ages)

Crafternoon Eggs
Sunday, April 7, 1 to 4 p.m. Free (All ages)

Science of Flowers
Saturday, April 27, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Free (All ages)

Chesapeake Sunrise
Sunday, April 28, 1 to 3 p.m. $2 per person (Adults)

Nature’s Treasure Map
Friday, May 17, 6 to 8 p.m. $7 per person (Ages 6 to 10) Drop off program

Holt Park Cleanup Day
Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to noon Free (All ages)

Dream Catchers
Sunday, May 19, 1 to 3 p.m. $2 per project (All ages)

Plein Air in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. to noon Free (Adults)

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

Trees as Habitats
Saturday, February 16, 10 to 11 a.m. Free (All ages)

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

*These 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, Spring Season begins March 20
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.

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.

  • March 27—Gourd Birdhouse
  • April 3—Decorative Turtle
  • April 10—Soda Can Flower
  • April 17—Natural Dye
  • May 1—Paper Flowers
  • May 8—Mother Earth
  • May 15—Applique Butterfly
  • May 22—Floral Sun Catchers
  • May 29—Nature Mobile
  • June 5—Nature Print Bandanna
  • June 19—Nature Frame

*These 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.

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!

  • April 12 and 26—Turtle Planter
  • May 10 and 24—Mushroom House
  • June 7 and 21—Smartphone Tablet Stand

*These programs require 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.

Nature Cabin Open Hours
Thursdays, April 4 through June 27, 3 to 6 p.m.
The Nature cabin is open with a special activity, live animals, and a new spring scavenger hunt.

Bonfire and Night Hike
Saturday, April 6, May 11, and June 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free
Venture into the park at twilight and learn about nature at night. Snacks included.

Weather Line

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

 
Revised March 13, 2019         

 

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