Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 29, 2005
MANGROVE CANOE TOUR
Canoeists experience the beauty and tranquility of Biscayne Bay as they explore the mangroves of Deering Estate at Cutler. $25 adults. $15 children. 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Village of Cutler Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668, Ext. 242.
Take a night tour of Arch Creek Park and hear personal accounts of ghostly encounters that have occurred since the 1800s. Reservations. $5. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Arch Creek Park Museum, 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 944-6111.
Opening concert for the Redland Natural Art Festival features singer-songwriter Louden Wainwright III performing from his album "Here Come the Choppers." 8 p.m. Jan. 8 at Fruit & Spice Park. $25 concert admission. Festival continues Jan. 7-8. Music, arts and crafts displays throughout the park. $5 admission. 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-5727.
KAYAK AND SNORKEL TRIP
Kayak and snorkel in the shallows around a series of small islands in North Biscayne Bay. See coastal birds and marine life in their natural habitat. $35, includes snorkel rental. 2-5 p.m. Meet at Pelican Harbor Marina, 1275 NE 79th St. Causeway, Miami Beach. Reservations. Details: (305) 365-3018.
KEY BIKE TOUR
Learn about natural and historical events while biking along Key Biscayne. $25 includes bike and helmet rental. $20 with your own bike. $15 children. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Reservations. Details: (305) 365-3018.
ECOSYSTEM TASK FORCE
The Biscayne Bay Regional Restoration Coordination Team will meet to discuss the restoration efforts being planned in the Biscayne Bay region. The public is invited to attend. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Miami Field Office, 9001 NW 58th St. Details: (305) 513-3420 or www.sfrestore.org.