Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 1, 2004
The Venetian Aquatic Club is holding swimming and safety classes taught by American Red Cross Volunteers for both children and adults. 8:30 a.m., 9:10 a.m. and 9:50 a.m. Monday-Friday until Aug. 6. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday until Aug. 5. 2701 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 460-5356.
The Miami-Dade County Parks Department will host a weekend campout and free folk concert featuring performances by the Flying Turtles, Malcolm McKinney, Murphy’s Law String Band and Valerie C. Wisecracker. Contra dancing, water activities and a campfire song circle will be organized. Friday and Saturday at Larry and Penny Thompson Campground, 12451 SW 184 St., Quail Heights. RVs $22; tents $10. Details: (305) 232-1049.
The Key Biscayne community will hold its 46th annual Fourth of July Parade, to be kicked off with a flyover by the 93rd Fighter Squadron Makos F-16s jets. Live music and prizes in honor of America’s independence will accompany the parade. 11 a.m. at Crandon Boulevard and Harbor Drive, ending at Westwood/Fernwood Road, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-6813.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
The market is on Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington avenues 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays. This green market features fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants and specialty items like bread, honey, jams and jellies. Details: (305) 531-0038.
ESPA—OLA WAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL
This festival is held on EspaÒola Way between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Avenue 7 p.m.-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Details: (305) 531-0038.
Deering Estate historical tours of some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. Offered daily. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. 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. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
DADELAND WALKING CLUB
The Dadeland Walking Club has a free walk 9-10 a.m. led by an exercise specialist. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Dadeland Mall, Saks Fifth Avenue entrance. Details: (786) 596-3895.
ART DECO TOURS
The Miami Design Preservation League offers 90-minute guided walking tours of the Art Deco Architectural Historic District that focus on South Beach’s Art Deco, Mediterranean Revivalist and MiMo architecture styles. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: Sheldon Brown, (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.