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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on October 12, 2000

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Thursday

10/12

WATER

WHEELS

Learn-to-swim,

stroke improvement and other aquatic activities for persons with physical

disabilities. Targets ages 6-18. $20 a month. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tamiami

Pool, 11201 SW 24 St. Details: (305) 223-7077.

SEA

TURTLE WORKSHOP

Turtle

patrol leader Bill Ahearn leads discussion on sea turtle biology and

the efforts to protect the endangered creatures. Free. 7-8 p.m. Deering

Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave. Details (305) 235-1668.

ZOODLER

ACADEMY

Toddlers

are introduced to miniature marvels. Targets ages 3-4. $10: $8 for

members. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details:

(305) 251-0400.

Saturday

10/14

FLORIDA’S

AVOCADOS

Carlos

Balerdi conducts a workshop on the varieties, culture, insects and

diseases of avocados. $15. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801

SW 187 Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.

TROPICAL

VEGETABLE & EDIBLE ODDITIES

Chris

Rollins shares tips on growing vegetables. $15. 1-3 p.m. Fruit & Spice

Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.

BONSAI

SHOW & SALE

First

of two days. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901

Old Cutler Road. Details: (305) 667-1651.

BOYSTOWN

PINELAND VOLUNTEER WORKDAY

Volunteers

will plant pine seedlings, remove exotics, and clear debris. Wear

long pants, closed-toed shoes and a hat. Long sleeve shirt is recommended.

9 a.m.-noon. Meet at Southwest 112th Street and 138 Court. Details:

(305) 257-0933.

CORAL

GABLES WATERWAY CANOE TRIP

See

the Biltmore and other historic landmarks while canoeing along the

Coral Gables waterway. Must be 18 years old. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $20. A.D.

Barnes Park, 3701 SW 70th Ave. Details: (305) 662-4124

WALK/RUN

To

honor retiring Miami-Dade County School board member G. Holmes Braddock.

Entry deadline is Friday (10/6). 8 am. $15; $6 students. Tamiami Park,

1 201 SW 24th St. Details: Dr. Greenberg, (305) 995-1963.

Sunday

10/15

BONSAI

SHOW & SALE

Second

and final day. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901

Old Cutler Road. Details: (305) 667-1651.

Wednesday

10/18

WILD

NIGHTS AT METROZOO

A

pizza party and behind-the-scenes adventure. For ages 6 and older.

$25; $20 members. 6-9 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details:

(305) 251-0400.

Thursday

10/19

JUNIOR

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS

Wheelchair

tennis for physically disabled elementary and middle school children.

Free. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Crandon Park Tennis Center, 7300 Crandon Blvd.,

Key Biscayne. Details: Lisa MoCahill, (305) 234-4948.

Saturday

10/21

NATURE

WALK

Walk

with a biologist and learn about this unusual preserve, one of only

two remaining areas that have a sandy scrub environment. Wear long

pants, closed-toed shoes and a hat. Long sleeve shirt is recommended.

Free. 9 a.m.-noon. County Line Scrub Preserve, 215 NE Sixth Ave. Details:

(305) 257-0933.

CREEPY

CRAWLY CREATURES

Ages

7 and up can join Metrozoo guide to explore the spook-tacular creatures

that crawl among us. Pre-registration required. $10: $8 for members.

10-11:30 a.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 251-0400.

COMMERCIAL

NURSERY TOUR

Visit

the large commercial nurseries that make up the vast ornamental plant

industry in the Redlands. $15. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park,

24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.

KEY

BISCAYNE SUNSET CANOE TRIP

For

ages 18 and older. $20. 4 p.m.-6 p.m. A.D. Barnes Park, 3701 SW 70th

Ave. Details: (305) 682-4124.

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