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Free Meet at the Bridge Saturday

 

Arch Creek Park is a gem in the City of North Miami and on Feb. 29 it’s the host site for Meet at the Bridge Saturday, a free day filled with family-friendly activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces, Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and Arch Creek Trust are hosting a day of nature walks, talks about archaeology, pottery making and musical performances.

The event is a kick-off for Florida Archaeology Month and a celebration of the re-opening of the Arch Creek Park Museum exhibits. Arch Creek is the site of the historic natural limestone bridge that has been a meeting place for people for thousands of years.

Schedule of the day’s activities is as follows…

11 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Nature walk with a park naturalist

11:45 a.m.: Musical performance by Eric King

Noon: Pottery Making Workshop with Florida Public Archaeology Network

1 p.m.: Excavations at Arch Creek with a presentation by Archaeologist, Bob Carr

2:15 p.m.: Musical performance by Wagner, Hand & Pflug

Ongoing Activities: Archery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Scavenger Hunt Information Booth: Dade Heritage Trust

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10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Discounted | Miami Children’s Museum

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Discounted $13 entry fee

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

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Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer"

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Discounted $13 entry fee

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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See all the free and cheap events this week.

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