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Our Mission

The Cromwell Valley Park Council (CPVC) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of Cromwell Valley Park as a public space for passive recreation and School Programs. The CVPC works in cooperation with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks and other entities to maintain, preserve and protect the natural environment and historic structures in the Park.

All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

To register for an event, please go to https://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com/

Holiday Centerpieces

Saturday, December 14 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Holiday Centerpieces – Ages 13+. The fresh greens in your arrangement will bring the scent and beauty of the outdoors to your table. Please bring thin garden gloves if your hands are sensitive to the sap and prickles of the pines. $7 members/$10 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND…

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$10
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Earth Oven Pizza with Wild Greens

Sunday, December 15 at 1 PM to 3 PM Earth Oven Pizza with Wild Greens – All ages. Yes, there are edible plants found in the winter. Head out with a Naturalist to find them and use them for toppings on your pizza! Dress for the weather! $4 members/$6 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER…

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$6
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Full Owl Moon Night Hike

Friday, December 20 at 5:30 PM to 7 PM Full Owl Moon Night Hike - Ages 8+. We’ll start off with a short talk in the center and then go on a search for “Mr. Hootie” on the trails. Dress for the weather! $2 members/$4 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Solstice Celebration

Saturday, December 21 at 1 PM to 3 PM Solstice Celebration – Ages 3+. Come c-22elebrate the shortest day of the year. We’ll take a short hike in the Park to gather natural materials to create your own solstice lantern while we sip on hot chocolate. $5 members/$7 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR…

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$7
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Trivia Trail Trek

Sunday, December 22 at 10 AM to 2 PM Trivia Trail Trek - All ages. Pick up a self-guided trail book, answer the trivia questions, and return to the Nature Center for your prize! Reservations NOT required. Drop in program. FREE! Willow Grove Nature Center REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Law of Claw & Fang

Saturday, December 28 at 1 PM to 2 PM Law of Claw & Fang – All ages. Join a Naturalist to learn about food chains and help us feed our animal collection. Drop in program. Reservations NOT required. FREE! Willow Grove Nature Center REGISTRATON NOT REQUIRED

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Visit our Nature Center Day!

Sunday, December 29 at 10 AM to 3 PM Visit our Nature Center Day! - All ages. Visit the Nature Center, enjoy the exhibits, visit with our animals, and have a cup of hot chocolate or coffee on us! Drop in program. Reservations NOT required. FREE! Willow Grove Nature Center REGISTRATON NOT REQUIRED

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Scout Day ~ Fire Making

Saturday, January 4 at 1 PM to 3 PM Registration for this program is available ONLY through our on-line system. Scout Day ~ Fire Making – Ages 5 to 11 with Adult. This program is for both Girl AND Boy Scouts. Learn how to make a fire using flint and steel, friction and matches. Participants receive a Cromwell Valley Park…

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Hibernation ~ Where Do They Go?

Sunday, January 5 at 1 PM to 2 PM Hibernation ~ Where Do They Go? – All ages. Just who are our winter hibernators at the Park? Where do reptiles and amphibians go during cold weather? Join a Naturalist to find out. Dress for the weather! $2 members/ $4 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Full Cold Moon Hike

Friday, January 10 at 6 PM to 8 PM Full Cold Moon Hike - Ages 5+. Native Americans would hear wolves howling outside their wigwams and Great Horned Owls begin their mating season this time of year. Dress for the weather! $2 members/$4 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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