A Christmas Carol, the Musical: Free Ticket Special

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To encourage the “Spirit of Giving” during Actors’ production of A Christmas Carol, the Musical, Actors’ Playhouse will give every child who brings a new, unwrapped toy to donate during a performance one free Flexible Anytime Ticket good for any remaining show in the Musical Theatre for Young Audiences 2014-2015 Season. Last day to donate toys […]

Free Junior Orange Bowl Parade

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One of the markers that the holiday season is upon us in Coral Gables is the Junior Orange Bowl’s annual parade. The parade takes over downtown Coral Gables on Sunday, Nov. 30. at 6 p.m. with marching bands, floats and other participants. The 66th annual parade has chosen “Route 66” as its theme, celebrating the […]

‘Sundays on the Porch with George’ at Merrick House

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The historic Merrick House in Coral Gables is holding a series of monthly free events called Sundays on the Porch with George. The Dec. 14 event will include live holiday music, a Santa visit, vendors, face painting, holiday decorations by the Coral Gables Garden Club , homemade cookies, a coffee station and a popcorn sno-cones. As part of the Backyard Gardener […]

Free Bird Road Art Walk third Saturdays

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The Bird Road Art Walk is held the third Saturday of every month from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Celebrate art, music, poetry and more during the Bird Road Art Walk. Enjoy free parking and a free shuttle service  that loops continuously throughout the district stopping at each participating artists’ studio and gallery.  Start your […]

Holiday Lights and Ice festival in Doral

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The City of Doral is hosting a free Holiday Lights and Ice event on Friday, December 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy snow in the air, 65 tons of snow on the ground, carnival rides and inflatables, and holiday performances. Wristbands for unlimited carnival rides are $5. You […]

Free Viernes Culturales/Cultural Fridays

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Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays), a free arts and music festival, takes place on the last Friday of the month from 7 to 11 p.m. Viernes Culturales features dancing under the stars, domino games, cigar rollers, cafecitos and mojitos. The Domino Plaza is filled with works by local artists and artisans. Take free tour of Little […]

Where to find free or cheap flu shots

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Flu shots can be costly if you don’t know where to check for bargains. Here are some tips that might help. Ask your employer. To cut down on sick days, employers frequently offer flu shots at no cost to their employees. If you’re employed, ask someone in your company’s human resources department if flu shots […]

Halloween monster face painting, how-to

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This post is by Erika Monroy of AKIN Body Painting. It doesn’t take lots of money to turn your little cutie pie into a monster for Halloween. Follow these easy steps: Use a damp sponge and load it with grass green paint. Create the shape of the head of a monster in the face, from […]

Halloween face-painting idea for girls

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This post is by Erika Monroy of AKIN Body Painting. You don’t need to be a professional artist to transform a girl into a witch for Halloween. 1. Paint a green base around the entire face, if you load a sponge the strokes will be more even. Leave unpainted around the eyes. 2. Using a brush […]

Free Gables Gallery Night first Fridays

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The first Friday of the month is Coral Gables Gallery Night, free from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Virginia Miller and the Coral Gables Gallery Association feature a night where local galleries present their artwork to the public. Take the free trolley to the different galleries or walk from gallery to gallery. Many of the […]