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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/

Maple Sugaring Weekend Saturday

Saturday, February 22 AND Sunday, February 23 at 11 AM to 3 PM each day Maple Sugaring Weekend – All ages. Native people made sugar from the sap of our native maples. Join a Naturalist for this ongoing program to tap a tree, boil some sap and make a pancake. Drop in program. FREE! Reservations NOT required. Willow Grove Nature…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Maple Sugaring Weekend Sunday

Saturday, February 22 AND Sunday, February 23 at 11 AM to 3 PM each day Maple Sugaring Weekend – All ages. Native people made sugar from the sap of our native maples. Join a Naturalist for this ongoing program to tap a tree, boil some sap and make a pancake. Drop in program. FREE! Reservations NOT required. Willow Grove Nature…

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Twig and Leaf Creatures

Saturday, February 29 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Twig and Leaf Creatures – Ages 2 to 10 with Adult. The woods are bare, but there are lots of twigs and leaves we can collect. Come take a walk, gather our supplies, and then return to the Nature Center to make your very own “VALLEY CREATURE”. $2 members/$4 non-members. Willow…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Mad as a March Hare

Sunday, March 1 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Mad as a March Hare – Ages 2 to 5 with Adult. Where did this saying come from? Rabbits and hares are related, but they’re not the same! Join us to learn some of their differences, meet one, and then make a rabbit or hare craft to take home. $3 members/$5…

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Mad as a March Hair

*Sunday, March 1 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Mad as a March Hare – Ages 2 to 5 with Adult. Where did this saying come from? Rabbits and hares are related, but they’re not the same! Join us to learn some of their differences, meet one, and then make a rabbit or hare craft to take home. $3 members/$5…

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$5.00
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Full Worm Moon Night Hike & Campfire

Friday, March 6 at 7 PM to 8:30 PM Full Worm Moon Night Hike & Campfire – Ages 8+. Native Americans took note of when worms appeared each year. Come and discover the signs of spring, then enjoy a campfire with S’mores. $3 members /$5 non-members.  Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Antifreeze in the Natural World

Saturday, March 7 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Antifreeze in the Natural World – All ages. Where do turtles go in the cold winter months? Join a Naturalist and discover how frogs, toads, and turtles survive. $2 members /$4 non-members. 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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Blue Bird Box Building

Sunday, March 8 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Blue Bird Box Building – Ages 8+. Help the Eastern Bluebird! Build a house to take home & learn installation, maintenance, and habitat requirements. All tools and materials provided. $15 members /$20 non-members.  Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$20
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Night Out with Nature: “Falconry: Hunters of the Sky”

Friday, March 13 at 7 PM to 9 PM Night Out with Nature: “Falconry: Hunters of the Sky” with Jenna Krebs – Adults. Spend your evening at Cromwell Valley Park with our guest speaker and enjoy dessert. Discover the world of raptors! Learn what it takes to become a falconer, how to train a bird of prey and the joys…

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$10
Sherwood House, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
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Plan Bee

Saturday, March 14 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Plan Bee – Ages 5+. Learn all about bees including the native species such as the Mason and Leafcutter bees. You’ll do your part in supporting the habitat of these low-maintenance insects by creating a nesting can for your yard. $3 members /$5 non-members.  Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST…

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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