Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 16, 2003
The Miami Design Preservation League supplements its original Art Deco District tour with a look inside several buildings, including the Marlin and Park central hotels, the Miami Beach Police Station and the Kenneth Cole building. Every Thursday 6:30 p.m. at the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 531-3484.
ART DECO TO MIMO
Explore North Beach’s classic architectural style during this 90-minute walk, 10:30 a.m. Ocean Surf Hotel, 7436 Ocean Terr., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 531-3484.
Shake-A-Leg Miami teaches you how to responsibly skipper and crew a simple daysailing keelboat in familiar waters with light to moderate wind and sea conditions. Successful completion of course comes with logbook and U.S. Sailing memebership. This 24-hour class meets every Sat. morning for six weeks at Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2600 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami. Classes begin Jan. 18. Ages 16 and up. Cost is $520. Details: (305) 858-5550.
Skate Park now open, including beginner, intermediate and expert ramps for skaters and BMX bikers. Open 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. At Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E. 65 St., Hialeah. $5 for two-hour session. Details: (305) 685-8389.
Park offers 5 acres of enclosed green space with walking trails and water fountains for dogs. Open sunrise to sunset. Mon.-Fri. Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E. 65 St., Hialeah. Free. Details: (305) 685-8389.
Basketball for people with developmental disabilities. 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Leisure Access Center, 3401 SW 72 Ave., Miami. $20 monthly. Details: (305) 665-5319.
After-school program for athletes ages 14-21 with developmental disabilities. Monday-Friday, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. at Tamiami Park, 11201 SW 24 St., Miami. $50 weekly. Details: (305) 234-4948.
Take a two-hour water safari through the shallow Seagrass Beds, the home of many exciting creatures. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Fee $10 per person. Registration required. Details: (305) 361-6767, ext. 119.
Learn range rules, regulations and other basics of using a gun in a half-hour session. Saturdays-Sundays. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Trail Glades Range, 17601 SW 8 St., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 226-1823.
Dog Obedience Show, through Jan. 26. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40 St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 554-7334.
Catch spectacular views of in-coming wading birds and a variety of marine life on this canoe trip to the Bird Key Rookery in Bicayne Bay. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. at Pelican Harbor Marina, 1275 NE 79 St. Causeway, Miami. $20. Details: (305) 662-4124.
Join park naturalists on a nature trail hike after dark ad enjoy a campfire marshmallow roast. 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79 Ave., Miami. Adults $5, children $2. Details: (305) 255-4767.