Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on October 21, 2004
The University of Miami School of Law will host a 5K run/walk to benefit the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. The race will be through the University campus and surrounding streets. There will be a barbecue after the race. 10 a.m. at the University of Miami School of Law, 1311 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$25. Details: http://currentstudents.law.miami.edu/bar’and’gavel/racejudica.html.
The Hollywood Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts will host a buddy walk. The 3.1-mile walk will benefit Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at North Beach Park, Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. $15-$20. Details: Diane De Braga, (954) 577-4122.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a "Moon Over Miami River Boat Tour." Beginning an hour before sunset, this journey will take visitors though the Tequesta village, Spanish missions, the Brickell mansion and other Miami attractions. Featuring historian Paul George. 5-8 p.m. at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St, Downtown Miami. RSVP required. $34-$39. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
A children’s walk will benefit the Children’s Brain Trust of the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. Activities include a costume contest and prizes. 10 a.m. at Markham Park, Pavilion 5, 16001 W State Road 84, Sunrise. $30. Details: (305) 530-0083, (954) 938-0016.
MYSTERY AND MAYHEM
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a coach tour of the Miami City Cemetery, the home of gangster Al Capone and the doorstep of late designer Gianni Versace. Historian Paul George will recount stories of mobsters, drug smugglers and high profile kidnappings. 1-4 p.m. at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Downtown Miami. RSVP required. $34-$39. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
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 9-10 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.