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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on November 24, 2011

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Friday 11/25

TREE LIGHTING

   Bayfront Park’s "Tree Lighting & Food Truck Invasion" is free the day after Thanksgiving, marking the official lighting of the Holiday tree. Bring your appetite because the Food Truck Invasion will be on site with up to 20 of Miami’s diverse food trucks. Food Truck Invasion from 5-9 p.m. Lighting of the Tree at 7 p.m. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.

Saturday 11/26

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 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., Key Biscayne. $44. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

CYCLE TOUR

   Explore Key Biscayne on a three-hour, 10-mile guided bicycle tour. Highlights include views of Stiltsville, white-sand beaches facing the open ocean, the remote lighthouse outpost, which is one of Miami-Dade County’s oldest structures, and the quiet beauty of Biscayne Nature Center. 9:30 a.m. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, 1200 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $65. Details: (305) 774-9019 or mfries@dragonflyexpeditions.com or www.dragonflyexpeditions.com.

Sunday 11/27

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. 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.

Wednesday 11/30

GIANTS IN THE CITY

   Bayfront Park hosts "Giants in the City," an outdoor sculpture exhibit with giant inflatable sculptures infused with sunshine during the day and illuminated at night. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.

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