Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on September 16, 2004
The American Heart Association will hold its 11th annual Miami-Dade County Heart Walk fundraiser. All proceeds will be used for lifesaving cardiovascular research and educational programs. 7:30 a.m. at Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Details: (800) 477-5395.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a walking tour of Biscayne Boulevard. Learn about the history of the first train station, the port of Miami and the Herald Building. 10 a.m.-noon at Miami News/ Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. Museum members $15; others $20. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
The fifth annual Chip-in for Children Golf Tournament benefits the YMCA of Greater Miami. Luncheon, auction and dinner. 10 a.m. at Don Shula’s Golf Club, 7601 Miami Lakes Dr., Miami Lakes. Details: Boris Alvarez, (305) 825-9622.
See animals in their natural habitat and learn about the plant life seen beyond the paved trail through a guided historical nature walk. 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sundays at Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 948-2891.
LINCOLN ROAD FARMERS MARKET
The market is on Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington avenues in Miami Beach from 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.
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 a.m.-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. Wednesday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: Sheldon Brown, (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.