Free Jazz Society films on Tuesdays

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The Miami Jazz Society screens free films nearly every Tuesday at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami, FL 33142. The films are preceded by snacks and beverages from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., with the films starting at 6:15 p.m. Here’s the upcoming schedule: July 7: “The Siege” July 14: “Teachers” July 21: “Picture Bride” July […]

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 […]

Miami-Dade libraries summer reading program

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The Miami-Dade Public Library System is planning its 2015 Summer Reading Program.The program runs June 6 through Aug. 1. And, it’s not just for children. The celebration begins Saturday, June 6, with special events at many branch libraries. Check the library calendar for free events all summer. To earn a ticket for the grand prize drawing, children, […]

Free kids’ movies at Cobb Theatres

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Cobb Theatres are showing free kids’ movies this summer at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and many of the theaters fill quickly with summer campers, so arrive early if you want a seat. The 2015 season runs June 16-Aug. 6. The free films will be at three Miami-Dade theaters: […]

Cheapest Miami summer camp options

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School will soon be out for summer and the kids will need something to do. Whether they’re into the performing arts, cooking, learning about nutrition or sports, there are several inexpensive camp options around Miami-Dade County. Note that one-time registration fees are applicable and vary by camp. Most caps also offer early drop-off and late […]

Wynwood and Design District art walks

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The Wynwood Art Walk and the Miami Design District Art + Design night are the second Saturday of each month, close enough to go to both if you have the stamina. The Wynwood event also includes food trucks. Hours are 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  For more information on the Design District, visit www.miamidesigndistrict.net. Details […]

Free legal advice on Wednesdays

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The Dade County Bar Association offers free legal advice by phone from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. To speak to a lawyer, call 305-371-2220 from within Miami-Dade or 866-596-0399 from outisde. Volunteer lawyers participating in the Legal Line program will answer simple legal questions, give brief advice or make referrals to social […]

Free days at national parks

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Entry to all 392 U.S. national parks will be free April 18-19, in honor of National Park Week. 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, is always free. […]