Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on May 27, 2010
Learn how to grow healthful produce in your own backyard throughout the year at a class emphasizing low-maintenance plants that can be incorporated into existing landscapes. Attendees will take home seeds and cuttings. 9 a.m.-noon. Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $25. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Take a naturalist-guided walk around Miami-Dade County’s second-oldest park, viewing and learning about the area’s flora, fauna and history. 2-3 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. $3. Details: (305) 948-2891 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
INTO THE NIGHT
Watch the sunset over the waters of Bear Cut Preserve from the seat of a kayak, exploring the natural side of Key Biscayne on a water tour. 4:30-7 p.m. Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $40. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Explore the mangrove-lined creeks of the Oleta River on a guided kayak tour in search of wading birds and other wildlife. In addition, visit an archeological site where Tequesta Indians lived more than 2,000 years ago. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. East Greynolds Park, 16700 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.