Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Some parks have their own Monthly or Quarterly Calendar pages. Consult these pages and the monthly Highlights and Nearby Nature newsletters for additional information.

Effective March 1, 2013, Florida sales tax is applicable to most fees. The parks' regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) is not affected. Call the park of your choice to confirm fees and registration requirements - preregistration is required for many programs and may be available through our Register Online system.

Date/Time Activity  Park
Mon.
8-9 a.m. ​Enhance Fitness ​Delevoe
Mon., Wed., Fri.
​11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ​Enhance Fitness ​Roosevelt Gardens
Wed. and Fri.
​8:30-9:30 a.m. ​Enhance Fitness ​Delevoe
Wed., July 29
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Thurs., July 30
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Summer Home Landscape Series:
Plants for Lake Quality and Florida-Friendly Landscapes (ages 13+)
​Secret Woods
Fri., July 31
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
​8-9 p.m. ​Once-in-a-Blue-Moon Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Aug. 1
​9-11:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sun., Aug. 2
​10-11 a.m. ​Plankton-a-Plenty Hike ​Anne Kolb
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 3-6
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Horsemasters Advanced Four-Day
Summer Horse Camp (ages 9-16)
​Tradewinds
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 3-7
​9 a.m.-noon ​Nature Detectives ​Fern Forest
​9 a.m.-noon and/or 1-4 p.m. ​Apprentice Naturalist Summer Camp ​North Broward Natural Areas
​9 a.m.-2 p.m.

​Wake Camp 2015 (ages 7-15)

​Ski Rixen USA at Quiet Waters
Wed., Aug. 5
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Summertime Mammals
​Miramar Pineland
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 6
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Summer Home Landscape Series:
Tropical Fruits of South Florida (ages 13+)
​Secret Woods
Fri.,  Aug. 7
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Fun Friday Nature ​Long Key
​6-10 p.m. ​Superhero Splash Bash ​Quiet Waters
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Sat., Aug. 8
​10-11 a.m. ​Off-Trail Hike ​Long Key
Sun., Aug. 9
​call for times ​Rumble in the Jungle Mountain Bike Race ​Markham
​12:30-4:30 p.m. ​Back2School Blast ​Franklin
​7-8:30 p.m. ​​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Summertime Mammals
​Miramar Pineland
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 10-13
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Horsemasters Advanced Four-Day
Summer Horse Camp (ages 9-16)
​Tradewinds
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 10-14
​9 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Wake Camp 2015 (ages 7-15) ​Ski Rixen USA at Quiet Waters
Wed., Aug. 12
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 13
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Summer Home Landscape Series:
Landscape Design for Your Yard (ages 13+)
​Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 14
​9 a.m.-5 p.m.

​End-of-Summer Barbecue;
Summer Recreation Program Ends

​Neighborhood Parks
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Fun Friday Nature ​Long Key
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Back-to-School Dance
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Sunrise Civic Center
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Sat., Aug. 15
9-11:30 a.m. ​West Lake Tour ​West Lake
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Solar S'Mores
​Everglades Holiday
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Go Native Plant Sale ​Secret Woods
Sun., Aug. 16
​2:30-4:30 p.m. ​Team/Family Shutterbug Photo Hunt ​Fern Forest
Wed., Aug. 19
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Fri., Aug. 21
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Wed., Aug. 26
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
Fri., Aug. 28
​8 p.m. ​​Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT ​Anne Kolb
​8-9 p.m. ​Full Moon Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Aug. 29
​9-11 a.m. ​Coastal Exploration Hike ​Deerfield Island
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
Sun., Aug. 30
​10-11 a.m. ​Guided Nature Hike ​Long Key
Mon., Aug. 31
​7:30-8:30 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Wed., Sept. 2
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Things With Wings
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., Sept. 5
7-9 a.m. ​Ninth Annual King of the Hill Run ​Vista View
Sun., Sept. 6
​8 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Rosewood Series Cycling Race ​Vista View
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Things With Wings
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., Sept. 12
​9-11:30 a.m. ​Canoe/Tandem Kayak Class ​West Lake
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Fall Into Foliage Native Plant Sale ​Fern Forest
​10-11 a.m. ​Mangrove Adventure Hike ​Anne Kolb
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Sept. 18
​7:30-8:30 p.m. ​Night Hike by the Seashore ​Hollywood North Beach
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Sept. 19
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Bear Huggers
​Everglades Holiday
​9-11 a.m. ​Coastal Exploration Hike ​Deerfield Island
​9-11:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sun., Sept. 20
​2:30-4:30 p.m. ​Team/Family Shutterbug Photo Hunt ​Fern Forest
Fri., Sept. 25
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Quiet Waters
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
Sat., Sept. 26
​9 a.m.-noon ​National Public Lands Day ​Long Key
​6:30-9 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
Sun., Sept. 27
​10-11 a.m. ​Guided Nature Walk ​Long Key
​2-4 p.m. ​Krafting With Kay ​Secret Woods
Fri., Oct. 2
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Friday Night Social
(adults living with with mental illness)
​Tree Tops
Fri. & Sat.,
Oct. 3 & 4
​8 a.m.-3:50 p.m. ​Barktoberfest ​Quiet Waters
Sat., Oct. 3
​9-11:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Wed., Oct. 7
7-8:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Resident Reptiles
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., Oct. 10
​9-11 a.m. ​Coastal Exploration Hike ​Deerfield Island
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Woodmont
Sun., Oct. 11
​7-8:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Resident Reptiles
​Miramar Pineland
Fri., Oct. 16
​7-10 p.m. ​Fall Frolic Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Oct. 17
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Marshes in Double Toil & Trouble
​Everglades Holiday
Fri., Oct. 23
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Quiet Waters
Tues., Oct. 27
​5:30-8 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
​6:30-7:30 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Sat., Oct. 31
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Howl'oween Parade ​Easterlin
Wed., Nov. 4
5-6:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
No Fear Snakes
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., Nov. 7
​10 a.m.-3 p.m. Second Annual Everglades Day ​Everglades Holiday
Sun., Nov. 8
​5-6:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
No Fear Snakes
​Miramar Pineland
Fri., Nov. 13
​6-7 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Western Hoedown
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Nov. 14
​10 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Go Native Plant Sale ​Quiet Waters
​6-7 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Pine Island Ridge
Sun., Nov. 15
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Snakes ​Fern Forest
Fri., Nov. 20
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights Opens ​Tradewinds
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Fern Forest
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Quiet Waters
Sat., Nov. 21
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Calling All Florida Wild Turkeys
​Everglades Holiday
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Hillsboro Pineland
Sun., Nov. 22
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Spiders ​Fern Forest
Sat., Nov. 28
​9-11:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sun., Nov. 29
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series:
Dangerous Plants, Animals, & Insects
​Fern Forest
Wed., Dec. 2
​5-6:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Something Is Fishy
​Miramar Pineland
Sun., Dec. 6
​​5-6:30 p.m. ​Family Sunset Nature Walk:
Something Is Fishy
​Miramar Pineland
Tues., Dec. 8
​6:30-7:30 p.m. ​Eco Kidz (ages 5-7) ​Easterlin
Fri., Dec. 11
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak Adventure (ages 13+) ​Quiet Waters
​6-7 p.m. ​New Moon Hike ​Long Key
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Quiet Waters
Sat., Dec. 12
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Fri., Dec. 18
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
Sat., Dec. 19
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m.

​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Santa Bob Claus

​Everglades Holiday
2016
Sat., Jan. 2
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights Ends ​Tradewinds
Tues., Jan. 5
​6:30-7:30 p.m. ​Eco Kidz (ages 5-7) ​Easterlin
Fri., Jan. 8
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak Adventure (ages 13+) ​Quiet Waters
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Easterlin
Fri., Jan. 15
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Tradewinds
Fri., Jan. 29
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Tradewinds
Fri., Feb. 5
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Easterlin
Fri., Feb. 12
​6-8 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak Adventure (ages 13+) ​Quiet Waters
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Easterlin
Fri., Feb. 26
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Tradewinds
Fri., Mar. 4
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Easterlin
Fri., Mar. 11
​6:30-8:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak Adventure (ages 13+) ​Quiet Waters

 

 

ALL INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.