Free lunch for children this summer at libraries, schools

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The Miami-Dade Public Library System, in partnership with Summer Break Spot, Healthy Body Healthy Mind, and Sisters for Abundant Living, will provide free lunch to children ages 18 and younger this summer in 49 branch locations throughout the county. The lunches are made possible by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Summer BreakSpot program. Download the schedule and the menu. No registration is required.  The program runs […]

Free kids’ movies at Paragon Grove

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The Paragon Theater in Coconut Grove is offering free kids’ movies this summer, with family-friendly films at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from June 17 through Aug. 14. Seats are limited, and admission is first-come, first-served. The deal is not valid for large groups, Here’s the schedule: June 17-19: The Croods June 24-26: […]

Student discounts to shows and museums

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One of the best deals around in Miami is through an organization called Culture Shock Miami. Through Culture Shock, students 13 to 22 can get discount tickets to numerous cultural performances in Miami for only $5 each. Best of all, each student can buy two tickets, and anyone of any age can use the second […]

Free book with Barnes & Noble kids’ reading program

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Barnes & Noble is offering kids a free book this summer in exchange for going on a literary adventure  Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading Program rewards kids (grades 1 through 6) with a free book after they’ve read eight books from the suggested list. Kids keep track of the books they’ve read in their “Reading Journal.” (You can download […]

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 2014 season runs June 17-Aug. 7. The free films will be at three Miami-Dade theaters: […]

2-for-1 deals for activities and attractions in Broward

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Lots of activities and attractions in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are offering two-for-one discounts all summer. The 2-for-1 Summer Savings deals include Museum of Art-Fort Lauderdale, Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale, and other attractions, water sports activities and  merchants. The promotion is good through Sept. 30. The […]

10 cheap 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 […]

Regal Cinemas kids’ summer movies for $1

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Regal Cinema is bringing back its Summer Movie Express by offering nine weeks of kid-friendly G and PG rated movies for $1 each at three Miami-Dade Regal cinemas. Screenings began June 10 and run through Aug. 6. The movies will be screened Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Participating theaters in Miami-Dade are: Regal Kendall Village […]

Summer Savings Pass 2014: 4 attractions for one price

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The Summer Savings Pass is a one-price deal good for entry to four South Florida attractions. It costs $56 plus tax for adults and $46 plus tax for kids ages 3 to 12. If you already hold an annual pass to one of these venues, you can get the Summer Savings Pass at a discount: $31 plus tax for […]