Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on April 9, 2009
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.
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.
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.
Join Deering Estate naturalists for a 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.
Bayfront Park’s Farmer’s Market brings fresh produce to the heart of downtown on Thursdays. Vendors sell exotic fruits, organic honey, orchids, herb plants and homemade guacamole as well as organic body-care products, baked goods and ceviche. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550.
Join Shake-A-Leg Miami for its monthly moonlit cruise on Biscayne Bay. Skippers take passengers on a two-hour tour of the bay as the full moon reveals the best views Miami has to offer. 7:30-10 p.m. Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $15 members, $25 others. RSVP encouraged. Details: (305) 858-5550 or www.shakealegmiami.org.
Join the Historical Museum of Southern Florida’ Paul George for a tour of the Miami River. See the Miami Circle archeological site and the banks where the Tequesta Indians settled. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $39 members, $44 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.hmsf.org.
The Barnacle Historic State Park is hosting yoga classes. Yoga teaches students to align their breathing with their posture, increasing physical and mental energy. Classes are held on the lawn opposite Biscayne Bay. 6-7:15 p.m. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $13. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.floridastateparks.org/TheBarnacle.
MEDITATE BY THE BAY
The Deering Estate hosts six weeks of yoga classes where participants learn how to meditate and relieve stress. 6-7:30 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $60 per session. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.