Free family day at Wolfsonian

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The Wolfsonian-FIU is offering a Discovering Design workshop on Aug. 1 from 1-4 p.m. led by artist Kerry Phillips. Children and adults will create nature-inspired artwork and then tour the Newcomb pottery exhibition Leaping Through Newcomb.  The event is free for children under 12 and accompanying adults, but RSVP is necessary. The Wolfsonian is at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. For […]

Free vaccinations for children

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The Miami-Dade County Health Department is offering free back-to-school immunizations to children between 2 and 18. For an appointment, call 786-845-0550. Free vaccinations will be given at these locations: West Perrine Center:  18255 Homestead Avenue Miami, Florida 33157 Monday – Friday (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Little Haiti Health Center 300 NE 80th Terrace Miami, Florida […]

Free back-to-school event at The Falls

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Spend the weekend celebrating the Second Anniversary of Kiddos Magazine and getting ready for Back to School at The Falls on Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2, from noon to 6 p.m. Admission both days is free. There will be arts & crafts, face painting, a balloon artist, sports demonstrations, Back to School exhibitors and […]

Free Lego Bricks interactive play at IKEA

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Bricks 4 Kidz is bringing Lego fun to the IKEA store in Doral on Sunday, July 26, and Thursday, Aug. 9, from 1-4 p.m. The free interactive play areas include Marble Maze, Remote Race and Spin Warrior Battle. These model plans, created by engineers and architects, help reinforce the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) principle and also […]

$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. […]

Florida sales tax holiday for school supplies

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Florida is offering a tax-free week, or a sales tax holiday for school supplies. That means that, if you buy certain items between Aug. 7 and Aug. 16, there will be on Florida sales tax on those items. Eligible supplies include: Apparel, shoes, backpacks, purses and accessories that are $100 or less per item. School supplies that are […]