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For Immediate Release:
April 03, 2013
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra

''Picnic in the Park'' on April 21st at the Deering Estate at Cutler

On Sunday, April 21st, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, spend a relaxing day with your family and friends at the Deering Estate at Cutler and enjoy a picnic on the main lawn. The Deering Estate will be open to guests for a reduced rate of $7 for all ages. Please note that grilling and cooking is not permitted on the Estate.


There will be a Human Chess Match hosted by Door to the Arts, Inc. & St. John Neumann Catholic School at 2:00 pm in the Courtyard. Watch as a chess match comes alive. Students dressed in full costume will make their grand entrance and take their positions on the life-size chess board. Players will call out moves from an adjoining table causing the corresponding live chess pieces to move, and the amazing battle of skill & strategy begins.

Chef David Schwadron Catering and Joanna's Marketplace are the official picnic providers for the Deering Estate at Cutler and can be contacted directly for preordered meals. Preordered meals are available for delivery to the Estate or for pick-up. Please call 305-238-5881 for Chef David Schwadron Catering and 305-661-5777 for Joanna's Marketplace.

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For more information, please visit  or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October - May). EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit