Go treasure hunting with the kids this month at one of 22 Miami-Dade Parks that have collaborated with O, Miami for poetry geocaching!
This fun collaboration was created in hopes of engaging the community with poetry. Participation is free.
Geo Cache (Photo courtesy of O, Miami!)
Artist Aileen Neri together with Miami-Dade Parks worked to select 22 parks across the county to plant each drop box that contains original poems for park-goers to find. To find the boxes, park-goers must download the Geocaching app which is available on the Apple Store or Google Play that will then show coordinates to each box at each park.
Users can interact with the geocache to find poems throughout Miami-Dade Parks during Miami Poetry Month.
Inside each geocache box will be a unique poem about the neighborhood or park they’re in. Freebees will also be available on a first-come-first-serve basis! A special notebook will also be available where searchers can write their own poems or messages to hide inside the boxes for the next person.
The complete list of parks where you can find a hidden poem is as follows:
Historic Military Trail
Larry and Penny Thompson
Homestead Air Reserve
A.D. (Doug) Barnes
North Shorecrest Park
Definitely a fun family adventure to participate in this month! Please remember to be courteous and leave the boxes behind for the next participants to find.
You can also share your findings on social media by tagging @MiamiDadeParks and @OMiamiFestival.
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