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For Immediate Release:
April 23, 2013

Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra

Mother's Day Fun at Castellow Hammock Park


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Spend the afternoon at Castellow Hammock Park on Mother's Day, May 12, 2013! Bring your own picnic, watch a hands-on animal program with SafariEdventure, and enjoy a campfire with some fun activities and marshmallows to roast!

About the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award and winner of the 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade Parks call 3-1-1, or visit

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About The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade
The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department's efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County's world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit

Who: Miami-Dade Parks

What:Mother’s Day at Castellow Hammock Park

When: May 12, 2013, 4:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Where:Castellow Hammock Park
22301 SW 162 Avenue


Editor's Note: $15 for adults; $10 for children ages 4-17; ages 3 and under are free. Cash only. Pre-registration required. To pre-register please call 305-242-7688.


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