Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on April 22, 2010
Learn about the creatures that call Crandon Park’s sea grass beds home at a touch-tank presentation, followed by a nature walk in search of butterflies, birds and other plant and animal species. Times vary between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $3. RSVP required. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Take a naturalist-guided night walk looking out for nocturnal animals like the Eastern Screech Owl, followed by stories and marshmallow roasting around a campfire. 7-8:30 p.m. Bill Sadowski Park, 17555 SW 79th Ave., Cutler Bay. $6. Details: (305) 255-4767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
GABLES BY WATER
Paddle and learn on a canoe tour of historic Coral Gables sites along The City Beautiful’s waterways. 9 a.m.-noon. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $33. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Join other bicyclists on a designated route in Coconut Grove as Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Lucita Moenir Alam, consul general of The Netherlands, kick off Bike Miami Days 2010. Activities include bike clinics, skateboard demos and the second annual Orange Bike Parade, hosted by the consul general celebrating the Dutch’s love of cycling. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. Details: www.bikemiamiblog.wordpress.com.
BIKE THE KEY
Tour Key Biscayne’s Crandon Park by bike, passing Bear Cut Preserve and Crandon Gardens, the site of the original Crandon Zoo. 1:30-4 p.m. Crandon Park, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $28. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.