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 […]

$5 summer dive-in movies at Grapeland Water Park

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Imagine sitting in a pool and staying refreshed while watching a funny animated movie. That’s the experience during Dive-In Movies, the City of Miami Parks & Recreation Department’s outdoor movie night every last Friday of the month at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37 Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. The water park opens at 5:30 p.m. […]

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, […]

3 affordable after-school programs

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It’s never too early to start planning for after-school care for the upcoming school year, which begins on Monday, Aug. 24, for Miami-Dade Public Schools. The programs listed below are for 6- to 13-year-old children and run from when the bell rings until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Miami-Dade County Parks are once again offering the […]