Friday, March 18, 2016

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center Bay Day May 14th

Come Play at BAY DAY at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

BAY DAY is a free, festive family event at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s waterfront campus on Saturday, May 14th,​11 AM – 3 PM, on Tilghman Island, MD.

BAY DAY will feature tons of fun and interactive things to see and do for kids of all ages.
Get touch ­tank introductions to rescued creatures from bay and land, including friendly fish,
crabs, turtles, horseshoe crabs and seahorses; build your recycled boat for the races; sing
with puppets, talk to Coastie the Coast Guard robot­boat and Shelly, the Oyster Recovery
Partnership character; meet the raptors and rescues with Scales and Tales, and dive into
Bay­ related kids crafts and games.

Artisans and craftspeople will show and sell their sea glass and other jewelry, Bay ­related
photography and paintings, fine handcrafts and models.

Also featured are numerous exhibits, experts and demonstrations on everything from rain
gardens to native plants; oyster restoration; living shorelines and energy alternatives. Live
music will play all day and food and ice cream will be available for purchase.

This year, visitors can enjoy our universally accessible soft launch for canoes and kayaks
along the Captain John Smith Trail and the Star­ Spangled Banner National Historic Trail,
with ADA compliant parking as well as bike racks.

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is a volunteer, non­profit organization that informs and
inspires people to become good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay through hands­on
education, our Fishmobile outreach program and our educational lecture series. For more
information about our working waterfront and other educational programs see our events
tab on our website:

BAY DAY will be held on at Phillips Wharf’s campus beside Knapp’s Narrows Bridge, 6129
Tilghman Island Road (Route 33), Tilghman, Md.