Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on June 4, 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 dark. 7-8:30 p.m. 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Aladdin City. $6. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
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.
The Beacon Council will host a golf tournament on the Doral Golf Resort & Spa’s "Blue Monster" as well as a networker, luncheon and "Camp Doral" for kids. The day-long event will help raise funds to support the Beacon Council’s international marketing efforts for Miami-Dade County, offer participants the chance to network with an array of Miami businesses and spend time with their families. 7 a.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $350 per golfer. $1400 per foursome. Details: www.beaconcouncil.com
Explore Indian Key by canoe then jump in the water and get up close and personal with South Florida’s marine life. Later, explore the key on foot and learn about its history. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Sweetwater. $50. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
See the South Florida sunset from the seat of a kayak while paddling through the waters of Bear Cut and exploring Key Biscayne by moonlight. 5:30-8 p.m. Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-6767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Join the Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s Paul George for a tour of some of South Florida’s historic gems. The tour will cover Stiltsville, the Cape Florida Lighthouse and the secret history of Key Biscayne. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $39 members, $44 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.
The Bayfront Park Management Trust hosts free weekly yoga classes in the heart of downtown. 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.
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.