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November 2017

Give Miami Day 2017

November 16, 2017
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With the support of donors like you, more than 16,000 school kids will have the opportunity to visit South Florida's national parks on outdoor education programs this year. We can't do it without you!Join us online Thursday November 16 at GiveMiamiDay.org for a 24-hour online fundraising event. Your donation to SFNPT is a gift of parks, nature, wonder & adventure for thousands of school kids!  You don’t have to wait until Give Miami Day to show your support. Complete this pledge form and return to the SFNPT. We…

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December 2017

Living History: Biscayne National Park’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

December 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328 Street Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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White House Signing Ceremony

Pictured Above: President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with South Florida Congressman Dante Fascell on October 18, 1968 after signing the bill that created Biscayne National Monument, forerunner of Biscayne National Park . Pictured directly behind the president is Lloyd Miller, an early park champion and a founding member of the SFNPT. Biscayne National Park News Release / November 30, 2017 Contact: Matt Johnson, 786.335.3679, matthew_r_johnson@nps.gov History-makers; Biscayne National Park Pioneers Tell Their Stories HOMESTEAD, FL - Biscayne National Park is hosting a free discussion…

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January 2018

Whole Foods 1% Day

January 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Whole Foods Dadeland, 7930 SW 104 Street
Miami, FL 33156 United States
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Join us on Sunday 01/14 to shop the brand new Whole Foods Dadeland! The SFNPT will be participating in the store's 1% Day Community Giving Program featuring Biscayne National Park. Whole Foods will donate 1% of store sales that day to support the park. Tell your friends and get your shopping lists ready! Hope to see you there, pushing a full cart of groceries !!!

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New Americans to Become Citizens in Outdoor Ceremonies at Biscayne National Park

January 18 @ 10:00 am - January 19 @ 12:00 pm
Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328 Street Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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BISC Citizenship Ceremony 2012

Two hundred new Americans will take the oath of citizenship while overlooking Biscayne Bay during outdoor citizenship ceremonies in Biscayne National Park on Thursday January 18 and Friday January 19. Both ceremonies begin at 10 AM and are open to the public, free of charge. The outdoor ceremonies will introduce Miami's newest citizens to America's best idea - its national parks - at the moment they become citizens. "What better way to welcome new citizens to the USA and make…

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February 2018
Free

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328 Street Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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BISC 50 Tom Callinan Concert

Biscayne National Park’s 50th anniversary celebration continues this month with an outdoor concert of sea shanties on Saturday February 17 at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center overlooking Biscayne Bay. Singer songwriter Tom Callinan performs “Sea Shanties by the Bay,” a concert of sea shanties and other nautical music highlighting Biscayne National Park and its maritime heritage and marine setting. The event is open to the public, free of charge, with a campfire, a telescope, and s’mores for the kids. Bring a lawn…

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3rd Annual Wine & Wildlife

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive
Naples, FL 34102 United States
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YOU ARE INVITED! Join us on Thursday, February 22 in Naples for our signature event of the year – Wine & Wildlife. This exciting evening combines good wine, great food, and live wildlife in celebration of South Florida’s national parks! On top of all that, you will have access to a thrilling live and silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind park adventures! Through your generous support, Wine & Wildlife supports critical programs and projects in our four South Florida national parks including,…

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March 2018
Free

New Exhibit Celebrates Biscayne’s Sunken Treasure

March 3 - April 6
Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328 Street Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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Biscayne National Park's popular "shipwreck" trail comes to life in "Between the Tides," a new exhibition by artist Ron Garrett at the park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center gallery. The show celebrates Biscayne's 50th anniversary and the park's maritime heritage, including the historic shipwrecks that make up the park's popular Maritime Heritage Trail for divers and snorkelers.  Join us Saturday March 3 from 6 to 9 PM to meet the artist and learn about the park's "shipwreck" trail during a full-moon reception sponsored…

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Family Fun Fest : A Biscayne Renaissance

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dante Fascell Visitor Center, Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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Biscayne National Park’s Family Fun Fest Travels Back to the Renaissance HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA – The Renaissance and Biscayne National Park may seem to have little in common, but this month’s Family Fun Fest aims to change that perception! On March 11, 2018, the park continues the 18th season of this multi-award winning event at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center with A Biscayne Renaissance. Each themed event lends itself to creative costumes, and families are encouraged to dress up and add to the fun. Family Fun Fest…

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True Stories, Told Live at Biscayne National Park Story Slam

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328 Street Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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Biscayne Story Slam March 24, 2018

Biscayne National Park celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with the park's first-ever Story Slam event on Saturday March 24 at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center overlooking Biscayne Bay. Eleven local storytellers will share true, personal stories (average length: 6 minutes) with a “water” theme before a live audience and a panel of judges. Gabriela Fernandez, host of the Moth’s Miami Story Slam, will emcee the event starting at 7:00 PM and the winning storytellers will go home that…

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April 2018

Journey Through Biscayne

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Join us on Saturday, April 14 for our premier event and fundraiser of the year as we celebrate Biscayne National Park’s 50th anniversary!  This one-of-a-kind event will take you behind the scenes for an exclusive after-hours party inside Biscayne National Park. A beautiful open-air evening overlooking the bay will provide the stunning backdrop as we journey back in time and look below the surface of the bay to explore the history and ecology of Miami’s largest marine park. Experience the essence of Biscayne…

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