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The Deering Estate celebrates Park and Recreation Month at the July Fee-Free "P.L.A.Y." Day

Enjoy free admission and a variety of activities on Sunday, July 17th

MIAMI (June 06, 2016)

This July, discover your super powers at the Deering Estate and join us in celebrating Park & Recreation Month at our Fee-Free "P.L.A.Y." Day on Sunday, July 17, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. FREE admission for all guests and superhero attire is welcome! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Additional Fee-Free "P.L.A.Y." Days will be held at the Deering Estate on Saturday, August 20 and Saturday, September 17. 

Each July since 1985, America has celebrated Park and Recreation Month, a program of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The goal is to raise awareness of the vital impact that parks, recreation and conservation has on communities across the United States. Park and recreation agencies improve lives through health and wellness, conservation and social equity. For more information, visit www.nrpa.org/july or #SuperJuly.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to butterfly walks and guided Historic House tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.
 
The Deering Estate celebrates 30 years of being on the National Register of Historic Places. #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!

About The National Recreation and Park Association
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA’s members of park and recreation professionals and citizen advocates are 50,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between.