Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 14, 2010
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is once again abloom with art, this time featuring the whimsical sculptures of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Many of her works will be displayed throughout the garden, including her new sculptural grouping "Flowers that Bloom at Midnight," a multi-part floating work in one of Fairchild’s ponds and other pieces like pumpkins and large, vivid flowers from five to 16-feet tall. Ends May 30. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Get your hands dirty at this monthly volunteer event at Greynolds Park. Pitch in by planting, mulching and removing exotic vegetation, among other tasks. 9 a.m.-noon. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/greynolds.asp.
Walk through Miami-Dade County’s second-oldest park with a naturalist on hand to share tidbits about local history, flora and fauna. 2-3 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/greynolds.asp.
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.