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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on December 25, 2008

Thursday 12/25

   Deering Estate staff members host a tour of Charles Deering’s decades-old home and hotel. 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

WALKING THE ESTATE

   Take a one-and-a-half-mile hike through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last existing Tequesta Indian Burial Mounds. 12:30 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

WILDLIFE SEARCH

   Join Castellow Hammock Nature Center’s naturalists for a guided night hike to see what creatures lurk in the park at night. 7-8:30 p.m. 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Aladdin City. $6. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

MOONLIGHT TOUR

   The Deering Estate hosts an evening canoe trip across Biscayne Bay to Chicken Key. 7-11 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $40. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Friday 12/26

   Join Arch Creek Park Naturalists for a hike followed by campfire for an evening of spooky stories. 7:30-9 p.m. Arch Creek Park, 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. $6. Details: (305) 944-6111 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Saturday 12/27

   Ride along the Deering Estate’s trails and explore the scenic landscapes while learning about its historic past. 10 a.m.-Noon. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

BEYOND THE BEACH

   The Biscayne Nature Center hosts a Seagrass Adventure to explore what types of marine life are living in the waters off of Key Biscayne. Naturalist guides will identify the species each explorer finds before they are released back into the wild. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 27 and 30. Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $10. Details: (305) 361-6767 or www.biscaynenaturecenter.org.

Sunday 12/28

   Canoeists will launch from the Deering Estate and make their way across Biscayne Bay to Chicken Key Island, a seven-acre bird rookery. 8-11 a.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $15-$25. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Thursday 1/1

   Join Deering Estate naturalists for nighttime prowl of the estate’s grounds and see what comes out after the sun goes down. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.

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