Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on July 8, 2010
Explore the shallow waters around Key Biscayne, searching out tropical fish, spotted eagle rays and sea stars on this sea kayak and snorkel adventure. A "great introduction to kayaking and snorkeling." 9:30 a.m. Crandon Park, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $70. RSVP required. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Keep an eye out for native plants and animals on this naturalist-led trail tour of tropical hardwood hammocks at Arch Creek Park, including historical tidbits on early North Miami. 10-11 a.m. Arch Creek Park, 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. $3. Details: (305) 948-2891 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Start your weekend with a Tai Chi session, focused on increasing energy, strengthening muscles and improving posture. 11 a.m.-noon. Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $10. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Join a naturalist on a guided walk around Miami-Dade County’s second-oldest park. Learn tales of local history and discover area flora and fauna. 9 a.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. $3. Details: (305) 948-2891 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
PADDLE THE GABLES
Take in The City Beautiful’s memorable sites by water on a Historic Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Adventure. 9a.m.-noon. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $33. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.