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 […]

Free holiday festivities at Miami malls

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Christmas is approaching and several malls and other shopping venues are welcoming the holiday season and unveiling their holiday displays and visits/appearances by Santa Claus. In all cases, kids are welcomed to sit and visit with Santa but parents are not allowed to photograph their children. Here’s a list of free and cheap holiday events in […]

Discount family film days at O Cinema

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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 […]

Free Friday at Miami Children’s Museum

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Every third Friday of the Month, Miami Children’s Museum has free admission from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The program is sponsored by Target. Events include interactive activities and crafts and storytelling. Children can also explore hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits related to arts, culture, community and communication. Miami Children’s Museum is at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, Florida 33132. Phone: […]

Free online tutoring through Miami-Dade Public Libraries

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Homework time can be daunting for some students so the Miami-Dade County Public Library system is offering free tutoring help seven days a week from 3 to 11 p.m. through a free one-to-one online tutoring service from Tutor.com and K-12 Center. The free service, aside from offering one-to-one tutoring, also includes a real-time writing center and 24/7 access […]

Free Read Along, Sing a Song at libraries by Florida Grand Opera

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The Florida Grand Opera is hosting a free literacy program at area Miami-Dade County libraries throughout the run of its 2014-2015 season. The “Read Along, Sing a Song” program is led by Florida Grand Opera’s teaching artist Monica Kurtz. Registration is required by calling the host library at the numbers below . Designed for children ages 5-8, […]

Family Day on Aragon: Movie, museum

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Family Day on Aragon is the second Saturday of the month in Coral Gables. That means discount movies at the Coral Gables Art Cinema in the mornings and free admission plus family arts and crafts at the Coral Gables Museum in the afternoon. The Coral Gables Cinema will show Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, […]