Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on September 4, 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.
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.
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 history as well as the revival of Downtown Miami through an interactive walking tour. Included 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.
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.
Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve Manager Marsha Colbert will discuss the plant and animal life that inhabits the bay. 7 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida is hosting a brunch for pets and their owners. The afternoon will include an auction, canine competitions and the chance to win a two-night stay in one of the Raleigh Hotel’s oceanfront rooms. 10 a.m.-Noon. The Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $45 for museum members, $55 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 375-5356 or www.hmsf.org.
Canoe historic Coral Gables waterway as naturalist guides take you back in time to the days of George Merrick and construction of the Biltmore Hotel. Meet at 9 a.m. Full day trip returns at 3 p.m. half-day trip returns at 1 p.m. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Gables. For a full day, adults $30, children 7-14 $15. For a half day, adults $25, children $15. Reservations required. Details: (305) 365-3018.
ART DECO INDIA
Jack Johnson and Scott Timm of the Miami Design Preservation League offer an informal journey through Indian culture and the architectural impact it has left on many communities throughout the country. 7 p.m. Art Deco Education Center, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.