Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 11, 2003
EVERGLADES SWAMP TROMP
Get your feet wet in the Everglades 9 a.m.-3 p.m. On this fun watery hike through wet prairies, sloughs and cypress heads, you’ll discover why this unique region supports a rich and diverse group of plants and animals. Also on Dec. 16. $40 adults, $15 children 14 and under. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Free annual geminid meteor watch is hosted by the Southern Cross Astros & Miami-Dade Parks, 8 p.m.-midnight, Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center, Southwest 176th Street and 79th Avenue. Weather permitting, early geminid meteors may be visible by mid-evening radiating from the constellation Gemini rising in the northeast. View evening planets and spectacular winter constellations in high-tech equipment. Bring chairs, snacks, insect repellent, and telescope (lights, litter, alcohol and pets are not allowed in the center). Details: (305) 661-1375.
Deering Estate historical tours are offered daily to some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
Deering Estate Mangrove Boardwalk tours, featuring a guided walk along a half-mile boardwalk, are offered daily at The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.