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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on May 14, 2009

Thursday 5/14

   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 dark. 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.

CELEBRATING DECO

   The Miami Design Preservation League celebrates the 30th anniversary of the "Art Deco Historic District’s" entry into the National Register of Historic Places with tours of the area throughout the day. The 90-minute tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and Miami Modern styles found on Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Noon. Art Deco Education Center, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.

Friday 5/15

   The Redland International Orchid Show will feature more than 50 booths where attendees can learn about and buy orchids. There will also be an orchid judging by the American Orchid Society. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ends May 16 Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $5. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.fruitandspicepark.org.

SWING FOR KNOWLEDGE

   St. Thomas University will host the "Leadership Golf Tournament" with players simultaneously competing on the Doral Golf Resort & Spa’s Blue-Monster and Great-White courses. All money raised will go toward the university’s scholarship programs. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 628-6796 or www.stu.edu.

Sunday 5/17

   Take a trip on the Pelican Island Skipper Pontoon Boat and discover some of South Florida’s nature and history. 2-4 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $35. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Wednesday 5/20

   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.

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