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April

Event: Environmentally Endangered Lands Program
Event Date: 04/04/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6611
Location: Matheson Park & Preserve
Description: Come help protect and restore natural areas in Miami-Dade County. The workdays are fun, hands-on activities throughout all kinds of interesting natural areas. We recommend long sleeves and closed-toed shoes be worn! Community hours are available. Please pre-register at eel@miamidade.gov or by calling us.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Shoreline Snorkel
Event Date: 04/04/15 01:45PM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Submerge yourself in the shallow, crystal-clear waters of Biscayne Bay with this guided snorkel adventure. Bring a swimsuit, towel and a change of clothes. Must be 16 or older. Snorkel equipment provided. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Canoe & Picnic Lunch
Event Date: 04/07/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Spend the morning gliding along the bay. This is a perfect trip for beginner paddlers. You must provide your own lunch. Must be 14 years of age or older to participate and reservations are required. To rsvp please, call 786-335-3612
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Tropical Camp Out
Event Date: 04/10/15 05:00PM
Contact #: 305-253-4841
Location: Camp Wesumkee
Description: Come be part of our Tropical Camp Out and discover the outdoors, uncover the mysteries of nature while we explore together. This will be a weekend of traditional Girl Scout troop camping with outdoor skills events, campfires and songs, flag ceremonies and a Scout's Own. Our program includes hands on environmentally friendly activities, games and fun, complete with a little competition $20 Adults and $25 girls (ages K -12th grade). This event runs from Friday, 4/10 evening to Sunday, 4/12 noontime.
Event: Baynanza - Crandon Park's Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 04/10/15 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: This naturalist-led kayak trip explores the Bear Cut Preserve. After a view of a spectacular South Florida sunset you and your guide will explore this peaceful water wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upside down jelly fish, and green iguanas lurk among the mangrove fringes. Ages: 9 and up. Admission: $40. RSVP required, call 305-361-6767, ext. 112. This trip meets in the Crandon Park Marina.
Event: Environmentally Endangered Lands Program
Event Date: 04/11/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6611
Location: Black Creek Forest Preserve
Description: Come help protect and restore natural areas in Miami-Dade County. The workdays are fun, hands-on activities throughout all kinds of interesting natural areas. We recommend long sleeves and closed-toed shoes be worn! Community hours are available. Please pre-register at eel@miamidade.gov or by calling us.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Seine-sational!
Event Date: 04/11/15 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-795-1256
Location: 1277 NE 79th Street
Description: Get your feet wet! Discover what lives in the bay with biologists from the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves. Collect fish and other marine animals collected using a seine net and other gear. RSVP required for participation and we have limited availability for this very popular event, so reserve your spot now. 305-795-1256 or Biscayne.bay@dep.state.fl.us . Must be 6 -12 years old to participate and reservations are required.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Connect With Nature
Event Date: 04/11/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-432-2440
Location: Virginia Key Beach
Description: The Nature Conservancy presents Connect With Nature. Did you know that nature can help protect coastal Miami from sea-level rise, storms and erosion? Join us for family-friendly day of volunteering, nature hikes, and educational programs that highlight how coastal restoration is helping to make Miami a more resilient urban community.
Event: Baynanza 2015 -Fairchild Challenge's Green Cuisine
Event Date: 04/11/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-667-1651
Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Description: Local students prepare dishes using one common ingredient found in South Florida for decades and an ingredient not previously available that represents the change in diversity found in local grocery stores. Students will present their creations at Fairchild. The event itself does not have an admission fee, but Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden does have the following daytime fees: Fairchild Members-Free; Adults-$25; seniors (65 & over)- $18; Children 6-17 - $12; Children 5 and under-free,
Event: Baynanza 2015 - How to Save Water Inside & Out
Event Date: 04/11/15 11:00AM
Contact #:
Location: 2000 Convention Ctr. Drive
Description: The Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension Service will be part of The Day of the Young Child again this year. Visit our table for fun facts and hands on experiments on how to save water inside & outside. Free Florida-Friendly Plant Seeds for our Pollinators will be available for all. Reservations required: send email to bmcadam@ufl.edu .
Event: Baynanza 2015 - 19th Annual Miami Riverday
Event Date: 04/11/15 01:00PM
Contact #: 305-644-0544
Location: Lummus Park
Description: The Miami River Commission presents the free 19th Annual Miami Riverday features boat tours, historic re-enactors, environmental education, live music, children activities, and much more.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Shoreline Snorkel
Event Date: 04/11/15 01:45PM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Submerge yourself in the shallow, crystal-clear waters of Biscayne Bay with this guided snorkel adventure. Bring a swimsuit, towel and a change of clothes. Must be 16 or older. Snorkel equipment provided. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Seagrass Adventure
Event Date: 04/12/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Description: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center presents this Seagrass Adventure. Drag a net in the seagrass and who knows what you may catch. From seahorses to starfish, the variety of sea life is amazing! Ages 5 and up. Admission: $14
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Canoe & Picnic Lunch
Event Date: 04/14/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Spend the morning gliding along the bay. This is a perfect trip for beginner paddlers. You must provide your own lunch. Must be 14 years of age or older to participate and reservations are required. To rsvp please, call 786-335-3612
Event: Baynanza 2015 -Viz-Kayak Guided Kayak
Event Date: 04/18/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-892-8992
Location: Mile marker 6.5 Rickenbacker Causeway
Description: Sailboards Miami Water Sports presents Viz-Kayak Guided Kayak. Enjoy viewing Vizcaya as you kayak mangroves and Biscayne Bay. Former Vizcaya guide, Christopher Fulton, will speak about Deering sandbars, the Secret Canal, and La Ermita shrine. A portion of the proceeds to be donated to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Minimum Age Required: 14 with adult. Admission/Donation fee: $ 20 and reservations are required.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Celebrate Earth Eco-Fair
Event Date: 04/18/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-514-6751
Location: 8831 NW 58th Street
Description: PWWM and its sponsoring partners are all set for the Celebrate Earth Eco Fair, in honor of Earth Day in April. The free event offers a number of resources for residents.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Party for the Planet
Event Date: 04/18/15 10:00AM
Contact #: (305) 251-0400
Location: 12400 SW 152 Street
Description: Zoo Miami's Earth Day celebration Party for the Planet will be held Saturday & Sunday April 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Tropical Flowering Tree Society will be hosting the world's largest flowering tree annual plant show and sale. There will also be fun activities and entertainment for the entire family, as well as animal enrichment with recycled items.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Shoreline Snorkel
Event Date: 04/18/15 01:45PM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Submerge yourself in the shallow, crystal-clear waters of Biscayne Bay with this guided snorkel adventure. Bring a swimsuit, towel and a change of clothes. Must be 16 or older. Snorkel equipment provided. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Sunday Canoe Tours
Event Date: 04/19/15 07:30AM
Contact #: 305-235-1668
Location: 16701 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Canoe tours depart from the boat basin and visit Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and bird rookery approximately one mile off-shore. Canoers can observe marine wildlife such as manatees, sea turtles and numerous bird species and learn ecological facts about Biscayne Bay. Admission: $30 adults; $20 children (ages 9-14).
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Party for the Planet
Event Date: 04/19/15 10:00AM
Contact #: (305) 251-0400
Location: 12400 SW 152 Street
Description: Zoo Miami's Earth Day celebration Party for the Planet will be held Saturday & Sunday April 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Tropical Flowering Tree Society will be hosting the world's largest flowering tree annual plant show and sale. There will also be fun activities and entertainment for the entire family, as well as animal enrichment with recycled items.
Event: Baynanza - Rain Barrel/Water Conservation Wkshop
Event Date: 04/19/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6693
Location: 2000 Convention Ctr. Drive
Description: The Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension Service is offering a series of Rain Barrel/Water Conservation Workshops. These workshops give the residents of Miami-Dade County an opportunity to learn about important water conservation issues and teach them how to construct and install their very own rain barrel. Schools, homeowners associations, and garden clubs can also request a presentation. Reservations required: send email to bmcadam@ufl.edu.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Free WE-LAB Workshops
Event Date: 04/19/15 03:00PM
Contact #: 786-574-4909
Location: 11000 S Red Rd.
Description: Dream in Green and Miami-Dade Water and Sewer and Waste Management have partnered to provide free WE-LAB workshops for the entire community, whether kids, adults or elderly. At the workshop, participants are provided with: an overview of the Water/Energy Nexus; information on how the Nexus impacts our community; and tips on water/energy savings at home, as well as recycling.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Canoe & Picnic Lunch
Event Date: 04/21/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Spend the morning gliding along the bay. This is a perfect trip for beginner paddlers. You must provide your own lunch. Must be 14 years of age or older to participate and reservations are required. To rsvp please, call 786-335-3612
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Earth Day Eve Eco- Extravaganza
Event Date: 04/21/15 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-755-5461
Location: Vizcaya Village
Description: On the Eve of Earth Day, Million Trees Miami and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will host a kickoff event for all non-profits & volunteers involved with planting trees or vegetation. Get Your Green on and enjoy free appetizers, refreshments & entertainment. Nonprofits are encouraged to send 1 power point slide with an overview of their mission and their big planting events in 2015 to greenup@miamidade.gov Your organization and events will be promoted during the Eco Extravaganza.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Speaking Sustainably - Film Series
Event Date: 04/22/15 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-235-1668
Location: 16701 SW 72 Avenue
Description: The film & lecture series is hosted by the Deering Estate at Cutler in partnership with WPBT2. The film on April 22nd is "Sea Turtle: The Lost Years Premiere".
Event: Baynanza - Green Urban Living Center-MDC N. Campus
Event Date: 04/23/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-237-8210
Location: MDC North Campus
Description: Join us at Miami-Dade Community College's Green Urban Living Center (MDC-GULC) Open House April 23rd, 2015 (FREE Event). Experience our educational garden tour, learn about our environmental workshops, get seedlings & watch HBO film "Saving my Tomorrow". Contact: Lorna Bravo at lbravo1@mdc.edu.
Event: Baynanza - Crandon Park's Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 04/24/15 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: This naturalist-led kayak trip explores the Bear Cut Preserve. After a view of a spectacular South Florida sunset you and your guide will explore this peaceful water wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upside down jelly fish, and green iguanas lurk among the mangrove fringes. Ages: 9 and up. Admission: $40. RSVP required, call 305-361-6767, ext. 112. This trip meets in the Crandon Park Marina.
Event: Baynanza 2015
Event Date: 04/25/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6784
Location: Various Sites
Description: The Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day is the highlight of Baynanza. Join thousands of volunteers like you and help us remove tons of trash from the shorelines and nearby islands of Biscayne Bay. And just for fun, take part in your own scavenger hunt at any of our Cleanup Sites. Who knows, you might find the most unique trash item or a hidden treasure! Registration opens in mid February.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Shoreline Snorkel
Event Date: 04/25/15 01:45PM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Submerge yourself in the shallow, crystal-clear waters of Biscayne Bay with this guided snorkel adventure. Bring a swimsuit, towel and a change of clothes. Must be 16 or older. Snorkel equipment provided. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.
Event: Baynanza 2015 - Canoe & Picnic Lunch
Event Date: 04/28/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Spend the morning gliding along the bay. This is a perfect trip for beginner paddlers. You must provide your own lunch. Must be 14 years of age or older to participate and reservations are required. To rsvp please, call 786-335-3612
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