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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on August 12, 2010

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Friday 8/13

AREA EXPLORATION

   Whether you have visitors in town or are simply curious about area history, you’re bound to learn something on this four-hour Miami 101 van tour led by Miami-Dade County EcoAdventures staff. Includes stops to key area neighborhoods. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $60. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Saturday 8/14

NATURAL HISTORY

   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. 9 a.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. $3. Reservations recommended. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/greynolds.asp.

KAYAK THE KEY

   Happen upon great blue herons, upside down jelly fish and spotted eagle rays by kayak on a guided tour of the forgotten natural side of Key Biscayne. 1:30-4 p.m. Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $44. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Sunday 8/15

PADDLE THE GABLES

   Take in The City Beautiful’s memorable sites by water on a Historic Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Adventure. 9 a.m.-noon. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $33. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

WADING WONDERS

   Catch an up-close glimpse of wading birds and other wildlife on a guided kayak exploration of the Oleta River and its mangrove-lined creeks. Also included is an opportunity to visit an archeological site where Tequesta Indians lived more than 2,000 years ago. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. East Greynolds Northeast Regional Dog Park, 16700 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach. $25. Details: (305) 945-3425 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/greynolds.asp.

FAIRCHILD FOR FREE

   Admission to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is free every Sunday in August. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Friday 8/13

GROVE BUSINESS

   The Coconut Grove Business Improvement District’s Finance Committee meets. 4 p.m. Coconut Grove Business Improvement District office, 3390 Mary St., suite 133, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 461-5506 or www.miamigov.com.

Wednesday 8/18

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT

   The City of Miami Arts and Entertainment Council meets. Noon. Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 860-3823 or www.miamigov.com.

REVIEW COMMITTEE

   Miami-Dade County’s The Review Committee meets. 9-10 a.m. Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW First St., 19th floor, main conference room, Miami. Details: (305) 375-3127 or www.miamidade.gov/sba.

Thursday 8/19

SMALL BUSINESS

   Miami-Dade County Small Business Advisory Board meets 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Downtown Government Center, 111 NW First St., 19th floor, main conference room, Miami. Details: (305) 375-3181 or www.miamidade.gov/sba.

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