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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on April 12, 2012

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Friday 4/13

TWILIGHT WALK

   The "Dinner Key and Coconut Grove Twilight Walk" features a tour of the old Pan Am seaplane terminal with HistoryMiami historian Paul George. Discover a burial at the library; Ralph Munroe’s pioneer home with natural air conditioning; and infamous doings at the Mutiny. Advance reservations and payment required. 4-7 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $30 for members. $40 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

Saturday 4/14

BOAT TOUR

   The "Stiltsville Key Biscayne and Cape Florida Lighthouse Boat Tour" with HistoryMiami historian Paul George tours Stiltsville, a remnant community of seven houses perched on stilts in the middle of the waters of Biscayne Bay. See the Cape Florida Lighthouse, learn the history of Key Biscayne and hear stories of fabulous parties and nefarious mobsters. Advance reservations and payment required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $25 under children 12. $44 members. $54 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

SHIFTING SANDS

   Come see HistoryMiami’s new exhibition "Key Biscayne: Island of Shifting Sands." Learn how the island has been home to surveyors, landowners, freedom seekers, lighthouse keepers, scientists, artists, soldiers, promoters and dreamers, and create your own glowing lighthouse. Noon-5 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1629 or education@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

Sunday 4/15

CAVES WALK

   The "Indian Comptie Caves and Grove Park Walk" features Miami’s great hidden residential neighborhoods on the Miami River with HistoryMiami historian Paul George. Start at beautiful Sewell Park, named after E.G. Sewell, a former mayor of Miami, and see the secret Indian comptie caves. Advance reservations and payment required. 9-11 a.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $20 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

SPRING PEDALS

   "Spring Pedals," a series of educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful presented by the Coral Gables Museum and Bike/Walk Coral Gables presents the Canopy Tour. The Gables is known for having impressive tree canopies. The tour rolls down some of the greenest roads with arching branches and trunks. Learn about rare and special trees from a knowledgeable tree expert. This five-mile ride is leisurely with frequent stops. Great for nature picture-takers. 11 a.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $5 museum members. $10 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.

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