Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 31, 2008
Crandon Park Visitors & Biscayne Nature Center. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Daily. Details: (305) 361-6767, Ext. 112.
ART DECO TOURS
Art Deco Walking Tours. Various dates and times. Art Deco Gift Shop, 1200 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Free for members; $15-$20 others. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.
Deering historic tours. Daily. House tours: 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., nature tours 12:30 p.m. at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. $7. Details: (305) 235-1668.
BEAUTIFUL & DEADLY
Zoological Society of Florida. Traveling reptile exhibition: 10 a.m. Daily until Aug. 10. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St. Free with zoo admission. Details: (305) 251-0400.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: "Twilight with the Turtles," a program with information on how mother sea turtles lay their eggs, the importance of the hatchlings making it to the water and a basic understanding of sea turtles. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Crandon Park, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. RSVP required. Free with membership. Details: (305) 361-6767, Ext. 119.
Crandon Bear Cut Preserve Nature Walks. 9 a.m.-noon. Saturdays and Sundays. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. RSVP required. $3. Details: (305) 361-6767, Ext. 112.
Learn about mangroves and tidal flats at the Matheson Hammock Wading Tour. Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Cutler Bay. 9-10 a.m. RSVP required. $5. Details: (305) 662-4124 or (305) 365-3018.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens: Butterfly Days. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ends Sunday. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651, Ext. 3344 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Matheson Hammock Biscayne Bay Tour. Saturdays and Sundays. 10 a.m. Meet at 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Cutler Bay. RSVP required. $15-$25. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Puff Dragon Boating Racing Team free introductory training to adult men and women in Dragon Boating, an oriental ancient rowing style in which a crew of 20 paddle synchronized. 10 a.m. Miami Rowing Club, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 606-0018 or www.puffpower.com.
TRAIL & CANOE TOURS
Arch Creek trail tours and Oleta River canoe trips. 10-11 a.m. for the trail tours. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for the canoe trips. Meet at 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. RSVP required. $3 trail tour; $25 adult, $15 child canoe trip. Details: (305) 944-6111.
DOWNTOWN MIAMI TOUR
Locals and visitors to Miami now have an opportunity to learn about the historic as well as the new revival of Downtown Miami through an interactive walking tour. Included in tour are complimentary samplings at area restaurants. 10 a.m.-Noon. Every Wednesday & Saturday. Meet at Gusman Center for Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St. RSVP required. $10 children; $20 adults. Details: (305) 416-6868.
Crandon Park’s Fossil Reef Snorkel Adventure. 1:30-4 p.m. RSVP required. $22-$40. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Key Biscayne sunset cruise. Saturdays. 4:30-7 p.m. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $12.50-$25. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Evening Sky Viewings. Saturdays. 8-11 p.m. at Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave. Free. Details: (305) 661-1375.
Greynolds Park Guided Nature Walks. Saturdays and Sundays. 9-10 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. Meet at Greynolds Park Boathouse, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 948-2891.
Crandon Bayside Canoe Adventure. Sundays. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. RSVP required. $15-$25. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens is offering free admission to all visitors on Sundays during the month of August. 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Free Vizcaya Museum and Gardens tour with programs designed to explore the history of Vizcaya, its founder James Deering, and Miami, as well as connections to other areas and cultures of the world. Last Sunday of August. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave. Free. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
Bayfront Park yoga classes held outdoors by the bay. All classes taught by a certified yoga instructor. Bring yoga mat, water and towel. 6-7:15 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday; 9-10:15 a.m. every Saturday. Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 358-7550.