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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on April 30, 2009

Thursday 4/30

   Take a 1½-mile hike through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last remaining 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 offers 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.

NIGHT HIKE

   Join Deering Estate naturalists for a nighttime prowl of the 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.

Saturday 5/2

   Learn how to take advantage of free, non-chlorinated rainwater to irrigate your garden using rain barrels. The 55-gallon containers can capture and provide enough water to cover a 240-square-foot garden. 10 a.m.-Noon. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. $45. Reservation required. Details: (305) 248-3311, ext. 242 or www.miamidade.gov.

Sunday 5/3

   The Tropical Audubon Society’s Bill Boeringer leads birders through Kendall Indian Hammock Park. 7:30 a.m. Kendall Indian Hammock Park, 11395 SW 79th St., Sunset. Details: www.tropicalaudubon.org.

WALK THE TALK

   The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida’s two-mile "Walk the Talk for Epilepsy 2009" will help provide services to the more than 360,000 Floridians with epilepsy and their families. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 670-4949 or www.epilepsyfla.org.

LITTLE HAVANA WALK

   Absorb Cuban culture during a walk through Little Havana with the Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s Paul George. See bungalow architecture, the Tower Theater and a cigar factory. 9 a.m.-Noon. SW 13th Avenue and SW 8th Street. $20 members, $25 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.

Wednesday 5/6

   The Barnacle Historic State Park is hosting yoga classes that teach students to align their breathing with their posture, increasing physical and mental energy. Classes take place 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.

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