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Many 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.

 

 Date & Time  Activity  Park
Thurs., July 24
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series: Fertilizers Secret Woods
Fri., July 25
6-10 p.m. Splash Ahoy! Quiet Waters
7-8 p.m. Fort Lauderdale Fighting Squids
Aussie Rules Football
Central Broward Regional
7-10 p.m. Summer Social Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
Tree Tops
8-10 p.m. Moth Night Long Key
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Sat., July 26
8-10 a.m. Basic Kayak Class West Lake
9-11 a.m. eNaturalist Program Kickoff Event Hillsboro Pineland
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Magical Moths for Kids (ages 3-12) Long Key
1 p.m. Propagation Class: Seeds Secret Woods
2 p.m. Herbalicious Herbs Secret Woods
2-10 p.m. Jamaica Independence Gospel Concert Central Broward Regional
Sun., July 27
10-11 a.m. Guided Nature Hike Long Key
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Magical Moths for Kids (ages 3-12) Long Key
Mon.-Fri.,
July 28-Aug. 1
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Learning Goals Academic Camp (ages 6-11) Vista View
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wake Camp at Ski Rixen USA (ages 10-16) Quiet Waters
Mon.-Fri.,
July 28-Aug. 8

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Camp Wacky Wild (ages 7-13) Plantation Heritage
Wed., July 30
10-11 a.m. Knee-High Naturalist (ages 3-5) Long Key
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Thurs., July 31
9-11 a.m. Paddling EcoTour West Lake
2-3 p.m. Exploring Nature Series Anne Kolb
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series:
Urban Farming: Eating Broward
Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 1
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fun Friday Nature Long Key
8 p.m. Sea Turtles and Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Fri.-Sun.,
Aug. 1-3
call for times Florida Nitro Shoot Out Model Boat Race Markham
Sat., Aug. 2
7 a.m.-1 p.m. Zombie Rush 5K To Benefit Kendra's Kisses Vista View
Sun., Aug. 3
call for times Rumble in the Jungle Mountain Bike Race Markham
Mon.-Thurs.,
Aug. 4-7
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Summer Horse Camp (four-day advanced session) Tradewinds
Mon.-Fri.,
Aug. 4-8
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Learning Goals Academic Camp (ages 6-11) Vista View
9 a.m.-noon Nature Detectives (ages 8-11) Fern Forest
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Science Eye Safari Camp (ages 7-12) Tree Tops
Wed., Aug. 6
8 p.m. Sea Turtles and Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 7
10-11 a.m. Preschool Play 'n' Learn (ages 4-5) Long Key
2-3 p.m. Exploring Nature Series Anne Kolb
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series:
Insects in the Yard: Pollinators & Pests
Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 8
6-10 p.m. Splash Ahoy! Quiet Waters
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Sat., Aug. 9
8-10 a.m. Basic Kayak Class West Lake
1 p.m. Butterfly Gardening Workshop at Butterfly World Tradewinds
1-5 p.m. Family Fun Day Franklin
8 p.m. Full Moon Hike Long Key
Sun., Aug. 10
7-9 p.m. Moonlight Paddle West Lake
Mon.-Thurs.,
Aug. 11-14
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Summer Horse Camp (four-day advanced session) Tradewinds
Wed., Aug. 13
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 14
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series:
Landscape Design Basics
Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 15
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. 16
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Solar S'Mores Everglades Holiday
Sun., Aug. 17
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
Mon., Aug. 18
5 p.m. Registration Ends for Fall Softball Season Tradewinds
Wed., Aug. 20
8 a.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 21
9-11 a.m. Paddling EcoTour West Lake
9-11 a.m. Canoe Class West Lake
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series:
Orchid Basics: What They Need To Grow
& Pests You Should Know
Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 22
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Sat., Aug. 23
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fort Lauderdale Fighting Squids
Aussie Rules Football
Central Broward Regional
Wed., Aug. 27
10-11 a.m. Knee-High Naturalist (ages 3-5) Long Key
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Thurs., Aug. 28
9-11 a.m. Canoe Class West Lake
7-8:30 p.m. Summer Home Landscape Series:
Fungus Among Us
Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 29
8 p.m. Sea Turtles & Their Babies - SOLD OUT Anne Kolb
Sat., Aug. 30
9-11 a.m. eNaturalist Program Kickoff Event Woodmont
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Go Native in Broward County Plant Sale Secret Woods
Sun., Aug. 31
7-9 a.m. Eighth Annual King of the Hill Run Vista View
10-11 a.m. Guided Nature Hike Long Key
2-10 p.m. Haitian Flag Day Event Central Broward Regional
Mon., Sept. 1
call for times Fall Softball Season Begins Tradewinds
Thurs., Sept. 4
6 p.m. Parks Advisory Board Anne Kolb
7 p.m. Public Participation Forum Anne Kolb
Sat., Sept. 6 Vista View
8-10 a.m. Basic Kayak Class West Lake
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Rosewood Series Cycling Race
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Go Native in Broward County Plant Sale Fern Forest
7-8 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Deerfield Island
Tues., Sept. 9
7 p.m. Night Hike Secret Woods
Wed., Sept. 10
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
Thurs., Sept. 11
10-11 a.m. Preschool Play 'n' Learn (ages 4-5) Long Key
Thurs.-Sun.,
Sept. 11-14
8 a.m.-11 p.m. USACA/AUTY Cup Cricket Tournament Central Broward Regional
Fri., Sept. 12
7:30 p.m. Night Hike by the Seashore Hollywood North Beach
8-9 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Long Key
Sat., Sept. 13
1 p.m. Butterfly Gardening Workshop at Butterfly World Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Woodmont
Sun., Sept. 14
1-1:45 p.m. Trail Stroll Anne Kolb
Wed., Sept. 17
8 a.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
Fri., Sept. 19
7:30-9 p.m. An Evening w/ the Stars Astronomy Program Fern Forest
Sat., Sept. 20
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Bear Huggers Everglades Holiday
9 a.m.-noon Broward County Coastal Cleanup

Deerfield Island
Hollywood North Beach

Sun., Sept. 21
7:30 a.m. Optime Consulting 5K Markham
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
Wed., Sept. 24
10-11 a.m. Knee-High Naturalist (ages 3-5) Long Key
Thurs., Sept. 25
9-11 a.m. Paddling EcoTour West Lake
Sat., Sept. 27
8-10 a.m. Basic Kayak Class West Lake
9 a.m.-noon National Public Lands Day Long Key
Sun., Sept. 28
10-11 a.m. Guided Nature Hike Long Key
Sat., Oct. 4
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Deerfield Island
Wed., Oct. 8
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
Fri., Oct. 10
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Quiet Waters
7-9:30 p.m. Friday Night Social
(adult mental health consumers ages 18+) 
Tree Tops
Sat., Oct. 11
1 p.m. Butterfly Gardening Workshop at Butterfly World Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Hillsboro Pineland
Wed., Oct. 15
4 p.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
Fri., Oct. 17
7-10 p.m. Fall Frolic Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
Tree Tops
7 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Long Key
Sat., Oct. 18
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Marshes in Double Toil & Trouble Everglades Holiday
7 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Pine Island Ridge
Sun., Oct. 19
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
Fri., Oct. 24
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Easterlin
Sat., Oct. 25
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Third Annual Fall Festival Tradewinds
Sat., Nov. 1
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Deerfield Island
Fri., Nov. 7
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Quiet Waters
7:30 a.m. Parks Advisory Board Meeting Secret Woods
6 p.m. Full Moon Hike Long Key
Sat., Nov. 8
1 p.m. Butterfly Gardening Workshop at Butterfly World Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Helene Klein
Wed., Nov. 12
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
Fri., Nov. 14
7-9:30 p.m. Teen Social: Western Hoedown
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
Tree Tops
Sat., Nov. 15
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Calling All Florida Wild Turkeys Everglades Holiday
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Everyday Green Expo Quiet Waters
Sun., Nov. 16
noon-1:30 p.m. Nature Lecture Series: Snakes Fern Forest
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
Wed., Nov. 19
4 p.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
Fri., Nov. 21
7 p.m. Night Hike Fern Forest
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Easterlin
Sun., Nov. 23
noon-1:30 p.m. Nature Lecture Series: Spiders Fern Forest
Sun., Nov. 30
noon-1:30 p.m. Nature Lecture Series:
Dangerous Plants, Animals, and Insects
Fern Forest
Fri., Dec. 5
7:30 a.m. Parks Advisory Board Meeting Fern Forest
6 p.m. Full Moon Hike Long Key
Sat., Dec. 6
6 p.m. Full Moon Hike Pine Island Ridge
6 p.m. Night Hike Secret Woods
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Deerfield Island
Sun., Dec. 7
call for times Toys in the Sun Run Markham
Wed., Dec. 10
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
Fri., Dec. 12
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Quiet Waters
Sat., Dec. 13
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Woodmont
Wed., Dec. 17
4 p.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
Fri., Dec. 19
7:30-9 p.m. An Evening w/ the Stars Astronomy Program Fern Forest
Sat., Dec. 20
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Santa Bob Claus Everglades Holiday
Sun., Dec. 21
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
2015
Fri., Jan. 9
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Fri., Jan. 23
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Easterlin
Fri., Feb. 6
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Fri., Feb. 20
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Fri., Mar. 6
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds

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 (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.


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