Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on November 14, 2002
BIRDING AND WILDLIFE FESTIVAL
Festival offers five days of field trips, boat trips, seminars and workshops led by nationally recognized biologists, ornithologists and naturalists focusing on science and technology as it applies to conservation. Through Nov. 17th on Florida’s Space Coast, 8810 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral. (800) 93-OCEAN.
FAMILY CAMPFIRE & OWL PROWL
Join park naturalists on a nature trail hike after dark, campfire and marshmallow roast. 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave., Miami. Ages 7 and older. RSVP (305) 255-4767.
Guided tour of seagrass beds, designed for ages 5 through adult. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $10. Per person. RSVP: (305) 361-6767 ext. 119.
DAY AT DEERING
Join Deering team in removing exotic pests plants and debris and rejuvenating a unique ecosystem. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. RSVP (305) 235-1668, ext. 242.
Vendors and volunteers invited to participate in the 22nd annual Cornucopia of the Arts, youth oriented multi-cultural event. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami. (305) 693-6236.
MERRICK HOUSE CONCERT
Autumn Concert featuring Juan Areco and friends, performing his original composition "Coral Gables." Food and beverages will also be available. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Coral Gables Merrick House, 907 Coral Way, Miami. $10. Per person. (305) 460-5361
Discover unique assortment of butterflies. 2 p.m. at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. $6. Adults; $4. Children. Call (305) 235-1668.
MARINE CONSERVATION NIGHT
Continuing their ongoing efforts to educate the public on marine conservation issues, the Yamaha Contender Miami Billfish Tournament will host "Marine Conservation Night", featuring hors d’ourves, cash bar, exciting guest speakers and exhibitors. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Rosenstiel School for Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne. Details: Karen McGinley (305) 598-2525
SAFCo’s (Southern Auto Finance Company) Miles for Smile Bike Ride, benefitting Kids In Distress, will hold a pre-registration party, including food, drinks and music. Cyclists registering for the event can choose from 100, 62.5 and 31 mile rides. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Bahia Cabana, 3001 Harbor Drive, Fort Lauderdale. $38.50 per rider. Call (954) 776-1999.
Program gives you the opportunity to experience the coastal maritime hammock through Bear Cut Preserve. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $10. Per person. RSVP: (305) 361-6767 ext. 119.