Save with these cheap winter break camps

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Miami-Dade County Parks are a great deal year-round for enjoying Miami’s fantastic weather and they’re an even better option for inexpensive Winter Break camps. Parents have a variety of choices to keep the kids busy those two weeks. There are 22 parks in all corners of the county offering camps that include fitness, arts and […]

Free Homestead Trolley to national parks

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Every weekend, through April, Homestead invites its residents, neighbors and visitors to explore Everglades and Biscayne National Parks and Homestead’s Bayfront Park with a free guided trolley ride from Historic Downtown Homestead. The free trolley will run through April 26, 2015. The City of Homestead, recently designated as the “Gateway to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks,” […]

Free Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade

Palmetto Bay Boat Parade

Santa, his elves, reindeer and plenty of holiday decor and lights will be the star attraction at The Palmetto Bay Canal Association’s Fifth Annual Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade and canned food drive on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Boats will travel along the canal parade route, which runs along Coral Reef Park where the […]

Free YoungArts alumni performance

Young Arts

The National YoungArts Foundation is hosting an event to show off its new building and its alumni with the performance “Outside the Box” on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. This month it’s the Borscht Film Festival Edition and features screenings of Borscht Film festival favorites as well as films by YoungArts alumni. They’re also hosting […]

Free custom car & motorcycle show and Winterfest in Biscayne Park

NES Car Show

Classic, custom motorcycle and car enthusiasts will want to head to the Village of Biscayne Park’s Ed Burke Recreation Center for the Northeastside Custom Car and Motorcycle Show and fans of holiday festivities should join them for the free Winterfest celebration, both of which are Saturday, Dec. 20. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the cars and bikes […]

Free winter concert and Chanukah community event at Scheck Hillel Community School

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The Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach is the host site for two free holiday events including a Winter concert on Monday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 p.m. and Chanukah Menorah lighting event on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 5:30 p.m. At the concert, musicians in grades six through 12 from the drumline, concert band and orchestra will […]

Free kids’ craft event Magical Horses

Kids at MOAD

As a farewell to the Chinese Year of the horse, the MDC Museum of Art + Design is hosting a free kids Go Go MOAD event called Magical Horses! on Dec. 20 from 12-4 p.m. At the interactive arts workshop, kids will create paper lanterns and horses using traditional Chinese paper cut techniques. They can also tour […]

Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade

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Boat and yacht owners deck their vessels for the holidays during the 15th Annual Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Watch nearly 100 yachts and boats cruise by decked out in holiday colors with Christmas lights, Santas, nutcrackers, toy soldiers, Nativity scenes, […]

Discount family film days at O Cinema

O-Cinema Shores

O Cinema in Miami Shores, which operates out of the Miami Theater Center, is one of Miami’s funkiest art house cinemas. The theater is presenting a series of films for kids, at discount prices, with a Family Film Days series from October through April. The monthly series features a variety of well-known kids’ films. All are […]