Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 11, 2001
STILTSVILLE-KEY BISCAYNE TOUR
Presented by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, with Paul George as guide. Explores Virginia Key, Key Biscayne, Cape Florida Lighthouse and Brickell Avenue. $35; $30 for members. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1621.
REDLAND NATURAL ARTS FESTIVAL
24th annual. Folk music, home-made arts and crafts, wildlife exhibits, wood turners, ethnic foods and plant & tree sales by 20 local nurseries. $3. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.
KIDS FUN FEST
Includes rides, music, clowns and face painting. Through Jan. 15. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
PINE ROCKLAND SAFARI
Join a naturalist on a walking tour of this endangered habitat located just steps from Metrozoo’s public walkways. Targets ages 12 and older. Pre-registration required. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $10. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
NATIVE PLANT WORKSHOP
Bring plant samples for the experts to identify. Held every third Tuesday. Free. 7 p.m. Old Cutler Nature Center at Bill Sadowski Park, 17555 SW 79th Ave. Details: (305) 255-4767.
REDLAND NATURAL ARTS FESTIVAL
24th annual. $3. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.
MARTIN LUTHER KING PARADE & FESTIVAL
Parade runs from King Boulevard and 10th Avenue to Martin Luther King Park Jr. Park at 32nd Avenue. Food, games and entertainment. 10 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 6160 NW 32nd Ave. Details: (305) 633-4066.
WILD NIGHTS AT METROZOO
Pizza party and behind-the-scenes adventure. $25. 6:30-9 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
CREATING FLORIDA YARDS
Second lecture in the three-part series is "Florida Friendly Landscapes" by Jody Haynes of the University of Florida. $3. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.
Targets ages 3-4. Pre-registration required. $10 includes one adult and one child: $4 for each additional child. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
Ages 18 & up. Cruise the Coral Gables waterways. Reservations required. $30. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Departs from Matheson Hammock. Meet at pool parking area. A.D. Barnes Park, 3701 SW 70th Ave. Details: (305) 662-4124.
MIAMI RIVER BOAT TOUR
Presented by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, with Paul George as guide. Explores Flagler’s Royal Palm Hotel site, Sewell Park, second port of Miami, Miami Circle. $35; $30 for members. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1621.
Remove exotic plants and debris. Wear gloves, long pants and closed toe-shoes. 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 8 & up. Rollins Oaks Park, 18702 NW 17th Ave. Details: (305) 257-0933.
BOTANICAL GARDEN SERIES
"The Edens of Florida." Speaker: Micholas Cockshutt. Presentation and grounds tour. $9. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Bonnet House, 900 N Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 563-5393.