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Deering Estate at Cutler offers free PLAY Days

Deering Estate at Cutler offers free PLAY Days

The Deering Estate at Cutler will offer free admission to all guest on Saturday, July 21; Saturday Aug. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of the annual Fee-Free “PLAY” Days.

Guests can enjoy complimentary admission as well as hands on ecoart activities, science discovery programs, and historic house tours — all for free. The GroveHouse Artists Exhibit also will be on display through Aug. 31 in the Richmond Cottage and Stone House. Spend the entire day and have a picnic on the main lawn facing Biscayne Bay.

The Fee-Free “PLAY” Days were created to honor the Deering Estate’s partner organizations and the community.

On July 21, the estate will honor the Village of Palmetto Bay and its residents; on Aug. 18 it will honor teachers and environmental educators, and on Sept. 15 it will honor the Scouts. The entire public can enjoy a variety of programs and activities for free.

Guests are invited to “PLAY” — Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year- round — and enjoy the many tours, educational programs, and special events that the estate has to offer.

The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami- Dade County park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Ave. in Palmetto Bay. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and are free with Estate admission.

For more information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, visit online at www.deeringestate.org.

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