Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on May 7, 2009
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.
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 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.
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.
Climb aboard the Pelican Skipper for a cruise around Key Biscayne that will stop at such historic sites as Stiltsville and the Cape Florida Lighthouse. 4:30-7 p.m. Crandon Park, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $35. Details: (305) 361-5421 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will celebrate the first National Public Gardens Day by offering free guided tours. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ends May 10. Vizcaya Museum and Garden, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
Enjoy a leisurely canoe trip to Coral Reef Park with Mom followed by a late Mother’s Day brunch. 4-8 p.m. Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave., Palmetto Bay. $28. Details: (305) 255-4767 or www.miamidad.gov.parks.
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.