Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 5, 2002
Voices for Children Foundation hosts its seventh annual "Ocean Commotion", 5K Walk/Run. The run begins at 7:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 8 a.m.; children’s activities starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. Crandon Boulevard, in Crandon Park, Key Biscayne. Event will also feature food, prizes and entertainment. Details: (305) 324-5678.
Experience the coastal maritime hammock through Bear Cut Preserve. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Fee $10. Registration required for all tours. RSVP: (305) 361-6767.
Wade around with a glass bottom bucket to look for sea hares, bleeding tooth nerits, mangrove snappers and many other varieties of sea life. Ages 10 to adult. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Fee $10. Registration required for all tours. RSVP: (305) 361-6767.
RUN FOR SMILES
Biltmore Fitness Center presents "Holiday Run for Smiles", a 5K run/walk to benefit Baptist Children’s Hospital. Led by Coral Gables Mayor, Donal Slesnick, the run kicks off at 8 a.m.; walk at 8:03 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Entry fee $20. Details: (954) 384-7521.
CAR & BOAT AUCTION
The Salvation Army hosts a car & boat auction benefiting local drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. Auction begins at 9 a.m.; inspection of vehicles begin at 8 a.m. Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 2236 NW Miami Court, Miami. $100. Refundable registration fee. Details: (305) 573-4200.