Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on August 31, 2000
TRIP TO CHICKEN KEY AT DEERING ESTATE
be 18 or older. Reservations required. $30. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Deering
Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.
AMONG THE PELICANS
pelican families with newly hatched babies in their nests. Free. Daylight
to dark. Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, 1275 NE 79 Street Cswy. Details:
a carousel, bike or rollerblade through miles of trails. 10 a.m. daily.
Crandon Park, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-6767.
ISLAND SAILING SCHOOL
September. Regatta sailing for beginners, advanced & keelboat certification,
casual sailing. Matheson Hammock Marina. Details: (305) 665-4994.
of the carambola for things other than fruit salad. 10 a.m.-noon.
Fruit & Space Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305)
HAMMOCK BIRD WALK
of Matheson Hammock on Old Cutler Road, lead by Juan Villamil. 7:30
a.m. at park entrance. Matheson Hammock, Park Marina, 9610 Old Cutler
Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 666-5111.
HOP REGGAE SHOCK
by RiverBanks Promotions. 2-11 p.m. AT&T Amphitheater at Bayfront
Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd. Details: (888) 993-1146.
DAY COUNTRY COOK-OUT
country music and line-dancing, crafts, rides, petting zoo. $6; $4
for children. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Deering Estate at Culter, 16701 SW 72nd
Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.
a.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. Details: (305)
NATIVE PLANT SALE
Society fund-raiser features plants that will attract hummingbirds.
Features talks by Roger Hammer on hummingbirds and Walt Gould on butterflies.
Bob Kelley leads tours at 2 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tropical Audubon Society
Botanical Garden, 5530 Sunset Ave. Details: (305) 666-5111.
Har Mahdeem, Zill High Performance Plants. 1-3 p.m. Fruit & Space
Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.
hour is 5-6 p.m. Wines tasted from 6-8 p.m. $30-$60. Fairchild Tropical
Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. Details: (305) 667-1651.
KEY BIRD WALK
of Virginia Key and Key Biscayne with Mort Cooper. 7:30 a.m. West
end of Seaquarium parking lot. Details: (305) 666-5111.
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St. Details: (305) 226-8315.
NATIVE PLANT SALE
day for Audubon Society fund-raiser. Bob Kelley leads tour at 2 p.m.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tropical Audubon Society Botanical Garden, 5530 Sunset
Ave. Details: (305) 666-5111.
event. 8 a.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St. Details: (305) 226-8315.