Contact: Gary Bremen, 305-230-1144, x007
How do you keep track of dolphins on (and in) the field? What plant has the greatest defense? What can you learn from a "quarter back?" Biscayne National Park's Family Fun Fest joins in Bowl-Mania with a look at some of the park's connections to one of America's favorite sports! Join the fun from 1-4 pm on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center, 9 miles east of Homestead. The event is free and open to all. Visitors are also encouraged to wear their favorite team's colors, and to ride the free Homestead National Parks Trolley to and from the event. Visit www.CityofHomestead.com/Gateway for trolley details.
"Biscayne Bowl"will feature five hands-on and engaging activity stations located around the visitor center. An additional Family Fun Fest Junior station offers an opportunity for creative play for toddlers. The 5 stations are:
Participants receive a passport to get stamped at each activity station, and those who complete all five activities (or two Family Fun Fest Junior activities) will earn a specially-designed button to remember the day. Earning all five buttons in a season earns a Family Fun Fest Fanatic award in April.
Upcoming Family Fun Fests this season include:
Family Fun Fest is made possible through the donations of generous visitors and the Bobby Duryea Fund at the South Florida National Parks Trust, with additional support from the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves, NOAA's Southeast Fisheries Science Center and a host of dedicated volunteers.
The Dante Fascell Visitor Center is located at 9700 SW 328 Street, nine miles east of Homestead, Florida. Call 305-230-7275, extension 0 for more information. For regular updates from the park, "like" us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BiscayneNPS and "follow" us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BiscayneNPS
Last updated: April 14, 2015