The Deering Estate at Cutler is celebrating a free “Play Day,” a day with free admission from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aside from free admission and free parking, there will be hands-on science activities and historic house tours as well as food and beverages available for purchase.
Activities & Programs on Aug. 20, include:
• Mini-canoe tours at 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm & 3 pm (for a $10 fee; cash only & weather permitting. Space is limited);
• Historic overview in the Court Yard at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, & 3pm. Please note the historical homes will be closed;
• Special appearance by the Zoo Squad from noon – 2 pm. Meet and greet these wonderful characters: Gigi the giraffe, Kaz the rhino, and Pio the red-billed oxpecker;
• Connect with, adopt and fall in love with a pet. HOPE Express, Miami-Dade County Animal Services mobile pet adoptions;
• Tropical fruit display provided by Fruit & Spice Park;
• Learn Fly Fishing techniques from Fly Fishing enthusiast Hunter Serrate;
• Food & beverages will be available for purchase.
Future free admission dates will be Saturday, Aug. 20, highlighting Teachers and Environmental Educators and Saturday, Sept. 17, highlighting Scouts.
Deering Estate is located at 16701 W 72 Ave., Miami, FL 33157. Call 305-235-1668 for more info.