Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on May 25, 2000
TOUR OF HISTORIC SOUTH MIAMI
tour lead by historian Paul George. $5 donation. Reservations & helmets
required. 10 a.m. Mack Cycle, 5995 Sunset Drive, South Miami. Details:
to cultivate various varieties of bamboo. $15. 10 a.m-noon. Fruit
& Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.
SPLASHING GOOD TIME
& Penny Thompson Park offers waterslides and a sandy white beach.
$3; $2 for kids & $1.50 for seniors. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 12451 SW 184th
St.. Details: (305) 232-1049.
& TROPICAL JUNGLE HAYRIDE
a hayride along jungle-like paths and freshwater ponds, ride a colorful
carousel, and bike or roller-blade through miles of trails. Hayrides
$3; $2 for children. 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Crandon Park, lot 3 entrance.
4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-5421.
among butterflies and native plants found in this tropical hardwood
hammock, the site of an ancient Tequesta Indian village. Free. 9:30-11
a.m. Arch Creek Park, 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. Details: (305)
learn "how to make a difference in the fate of the planet."
Adults must accompany children under 8. $4. 2-4 p.m. Bill Sadowski
Park, 17555 SW 79th Ave. Details: (305) 255-4767.
BISCAYNE SUNRISE CANOE TRIP
be 18 or older. Reservations required. $20. 7-9 a.m. A.D. Barnes Nature
Center. Details: (305) 662-4124.
WILL AMAZE YA
look at Asian river life. Targets ages 6 & up. $10; $6 for children.
10 a.m.-noon. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 255-5551.
how to care for Koi fish. Tour ornamental fish farm. $15. 9 a.m.-
noon. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave. Details: (305) 247-5727.
a.m. Roberta Hunter Park, Southwest 117th Avenue and 200th Street,
South Miami Heights. Details: (305) 233-3150.
carousel and bike or roller-blade through the trails at Crandon Gardens.
$1. 10 a.m. Meet at lot 3 entrance, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne.
Details: (305) 361-5421.
AMONG THE PELICANS
pelican families with newly hatched babies in their nests. Free. Daylight
to dark. 1275 NE 79 Street Cswy. Details: (305) 751-9840.
about volunteer opportunities and get a complimentary walking tour.
For ages 18 & up. 9 a.m.-noon. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St.
Details: (305) 255-5551.
and remove exotics from natural areas. Bring work gloves and gardening
tools. 9 a.m.-noon. Bear Cut Nature Preserve, Biscayne Nature Center,
4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-6767.
TRIP TO CHICKEN KEY AT DEERING ESTATE
be 18 or older. Reservations required. $20, includes entrance to Deering
Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.
Key Biscayne’s watery wilderness on seashore hike. $10; $5 for children.
4-6 p.m. Biscayne Nature Center, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne.
Details: (305) 361-6767.