Gold Coast Museum free first Saturday

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The Gold Coast Railroad Museum offers free admission the first Saturday of the month. Tickets to ride a train range from $5 to $12 per ticket. It’s great for any train enthusiast, Thomas the Train lover or young kids. The food is reasonably priced (Frankie’s pizza food truck!) and there are plenty of trains to […]

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 […]

Free outdoor jazz at MOCA

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The last Friday of the month brings a free concert and free admission at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. The museum is open by donation from 7 to 10 p.m. during this event. (Admission is always free for children under 12, North Miami residents and city employees.) Plus, there is plenty of free […]

Free Homestead trolley expands service

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The City of Homestead’s free trolley service, already a convenient way to get around, has added two more hours of service in the morning aimed at commuters. It’s now running 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The downtown trolley route includes 19 stops, including five […]

Free Big Night in Little Haiti

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Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is free admission and free parking.   The featured performer on Aug. 21 will be NP Plezi’n Nap Pran, which will play […]

Free Capoeira master class at Bayfront Park

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Capoeira, an afro-Brazilian martial art form, is a class now being taught at Bayfront Park every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The class, taught by Capoeira Master Mestre Ze Com Fome of Brazil, is a full body workout that combines dance, martial arts, music and acrobatics set to drumming, singing and rhythm. Bayfront Park […]

Free days at national parks

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Entry to all 392 U.S. national parks will be free Saturday, Sept. 26, in honor of National Public Lands Day. The deal includes Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West. The National Park Service also reminds us that admission to many of our national parks, including Biscayne National Park in Miami, […]