Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 16, 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.
Join AD Barnes Park naturalists for a canoe trip to Indian Key. After exploring the island, take a look underwater at the island’s coral reefs and wildlife. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Ludlam. $50. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Join the Historical Museum of Southern Florida in an effort to preserve and beautify Miami during this beach clean-up. 9-11 a.m. Maurice Gibbs Park, 1700 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 375-1618 or www.hmsf.org.
Join naturalists at Fruit & Spice Park to learn about the community’s various species of bananas and plantains. The afternoon will also look at banana history, cultivation and cuisine. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $25. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.fruitandspicepark.org.
The Bayfront Park Management Trust hosts free weekly yoga classes 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 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.