Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on February 17, 2011
Take advantage of a rare opportunity to see Vizcaya at night on a moonlight garden tour. Begins with live music, followed by a guided educational tour. Wine and light refreshments available for purchase. Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $10 members, seniors and students. $15 others. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
Instructors lead the way through a Vinyasa Yoga Flow class on the roof of the Mayfair Hotel. Begins with a series of sun salutations, synchronizing breathing with postures and movements. 8:30 a.m. Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. $15. Details: (305) 441-0000 or www.mayfairhotelandspa.com.
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 Beach. $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 jellyfish 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. $44. Details: (305) 365-3018 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. 9 a.m.-noon. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $33. Details: (305) 365-3018 or http://www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/ad’barnes.asp.
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. 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/parks/greynolds.asp.