Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 25, 2001
"Who Comes Out At Night?" For ages 2-3. Pre-registration required. 3:30-4:30 p.m. $10 for one adult and one child: $4 per additional child. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
"Maintaining Florida Yards." The final lecture in the three-part series, "Florida Friendly Landscapes." Speaker: 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.
ZOO MINI CAMP
Youngsters can spend the school break exploring the zoo with a Zoofari guide. Pre-registration required. $55. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 251-0400.
The second concert of the three-part "Candlelight Musicales" led by Igor Gruppman, concert master and associate conductor of the Florida Philharmonic. Reservations required. $25. 7 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651.
VOLUNTEER WORK DAY
Help remove exotic plants and debris. Wear gloves, long pants and closed-toe shoes. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Rockdale Pineland Preserve, Southwest 92 Avenue at 145th Street. Details: (305) 257-0933.
"Decorative Painting: Past & Present." Speaker: Jo Ann Nava, muralist. $3. 9:30-11 a.m. Bonnet House & Gardens, 900 N Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 563-5393.
Guided tour to Chicken Key Preserve to learn about history and ecology of the 7-acre island. Reservations required. $21 includes admission to Deering Estate. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.
MIAMI RIVER BOAT TOUR
Presented by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, with Paul George as guide. Explore Tequesta village, trade site, Brickell mansion, Flagler’s Royal Palm, Sewell Park, the Miami Circle. Reservations required. $35; $30 for members. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1621 weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Guided tour to Chicken Key Preserve. Reservations required. $21 includes admission to Deering Estate. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 235-1668.