Free bike tour through Coconut Grove

C Grove treePedal your way through the tree-lined streets of historic Coconut Grove on a free bike tour led by Frank Schena, naturalist and owner of Royal Palm Tours of Miami.  Titled “Green Garden of Coconut Grove” the tour is Saturday, July 12, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove.

Ride through the green, verdant lanes of the Grove, learning about the edible fruits and ornamental plants. It’s part history lesson as Schena talks about the area residents’s earliest struggles to carve out a career in agriculture during the age of tropical fruit cultivation to the current quest to discover unusual and exotic fruit flavors. He’ll also give tips on environmentally friendly landscaping.

Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:50, bring water and sunscreen. Pre-registration is required, click here to register. Call 786-346-3356 for more info.