Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 31, 2009
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.
Explore North Miami’s Greynolds Park, Miami-Dade County’s second-oldest park, with a naturalist guide describing the area’s flora, fauna and history. 2-3 pm. Greynolds Park, 17530 West Dixie Highway, North Miami. $3. Reservations recommended. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/greynolds.asp.
A pair of expert flats fishermen lead a guided fishing excursion along the Biscayne Bay shoreline. Seek out barracuda, snook, sea trout and other shallow-water fish via kayak. Participants must have a valid Florida saltwater fishing license and be prepared for moderate to moderately strenuous activity, depending on wind levels. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Black Point, 24775 SW 87th Ave., Cutler Bay. $85. Details: (305) 365-3018.
Discover the history behind the Tekesta, a Native American tribe who canoed the waters of Biscayne Bay and hunted on the high grounds of the Miami Rock Ridge, now Deering Estate at Cutler. Naturalists will guide participants through protected natural areas to visit a Tekesta site and burial mound, walk an ancient trail and view Native American artifacts. 2-3:30 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
Happen upon tropical fish, sea stars and spotted eagle rays by kayak on a guided tour of the shallow waters of Bear Cut Preserve. First-time kayakers and snorkelers welcome. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $70. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures/kayak’snorkel’sea.asp.
NIGHT BY THE BAY
Take a nighttime hike through the Deering Estate and see what wakes after the sun goes down. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $5-$10. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.