$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. […]

Miami Shores free fun runs for all ages

Cross-Country Coach Brother John Corcoran (pictured pointing from the front, left hand side of the photo) heads the 17th Annual Summer Fun Runs.

The Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep Cross-Country team invites the community to join the free Summer Fun Runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  through July 30. The group meets at the Miami Shores Recreation Center, 9617 Park Dr., Miami Shores, FL 33138. This school and community tradition has grown from about seven runners per week […]

Marlins baseball ticket deals

Miami Marlins discounts

It’s baseball season, and there are a bunch of Miami Marlins deals to help you see more Major League Baseball games while spending less money. These are some of the 2015 season deals: South Florida Heroes Monday: Active-duty and retired military personnel, veterans, first responders and military civilians, plus family members, get free tickets for […]

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 […]

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. […]

Free boot camp fitness classes at Miami-Dade parks

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Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department is joining in the Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness Program by offering free boot camp classes at six parks. The free classes are taught by local veterans from the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, Marine Corps and Navy. Instructors use the park’s outdoor equipment to create circuit training classes that last […]