Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on November 4, 2004
HISTORICAL NATURE WALK
Miami-Dade Parks presents an opportunity to see animals in their natural surroundings. Tour guides will also teach about various plant life. 2-4 p.m. at Greynolds Park, 17530 W. Dixie Highway, N. Miami Beach. RSVP required. $3 per person; $4 per vehicle. Details: (305) 948-2891.
Miami-Dade Parks will host a night walk and campfire. Park naturalists will lead a search for nighttime critters on park trails. Participants can also enjoy a campfire with marshmallows and star viewing. 7-9:30 p.m. at Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79 Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $5. Details: (305) 255-4767.
Cruise the New River with renowned historian Dr. Paul George. View the Finger Islands, Tarpon Bend, Colee Hammock, the historic district, the Riverwalk and the Stranahan House. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bahia Mar, 801 Seabreeze Blvd. (A1A), Fort Lauderdale. $34-$39. Details: (305) 375-1621.
Arch Creek Park will host a family day of adventure. Attendees will have the opportunity to go on an archaeological dig and hike through nature trails. Event will also feature pottery making. 1-3 p.m. at Arch Creek Park Museum, 1855 NE 135 St., N. Miami. RSVP required. $5. Details: (305) 944-6111.
ROAMING THE ROADS
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents a walking tour of the community near Brickell Ave, one mile west of downtown Miami. Dr. Paul George will discuss how the community has evolved since the 1920’s. Breakfast will be served courtesy of the Roads Neighborhood Association. 9:30 a.m.-Noon at the Roads Professional Building, 2730 SW Third Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $15-$20. Details: (305) 375-1621.
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.