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Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com. Send your cheap tips to her at info@fortlauderdaleonthecheap.com.

Activities paused until further notice — Register for free bird walks in Broward

Note: Activities paused until further notice Deerfield Island Park in north Broward, a natural area accessible by a free boat shuttle, offers free bird walks. The bird walk events, for adults and kids ages 8 and older, are 8:30 a.m. the first Saturdays of most months in fall, winter and spring. Pre-registration is required for the walks, 954-357-5100 Space is …

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Free ‘Exotics At Dania Pointe’ event features luxury cars

Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches and other exciting vehicles are on display at Exotics at Dania Point auto show in Dania. Exotics At Dania Pointe  2022, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on November 13, features about 250 vehicles on display, including Ferrari Monza SP2, Ferrari Enzo, and Pagani Huayra Roadsters.  Entry and parking are free on-site …

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Free international Festival in Sunrise with performances, fun for kids & ethnic foods

Performances, activities for kids and ethnic foods for purchase are featured at a free family festival showcasing diversity represented in Sunrise. Festivities are 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 5, with free entry.  5:15 p.m. Bair Middle School 5:30 p.m. South Florida Cloggers 5:45 p.m. Piper High School Band 6:00 p.m.  Sunrise SuperStars talent winners …

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Halloween & Fall events in Broward

Trick or Treating. Pumpkins. Hayrides. Lots of parks, shopping plazas and farms in Broward are offering fall festivities and Halloween fun. Plenty events are free.  Fees apply for some events and some activities. Please return to this page as other events are added. Halloween Events & Attractions in Broward Halloween fun in Hollywood, free “Trunk …

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Pompano Caribbean Fest offers free entry

Pompano is hosting a festival with a delightful Islands vibe. Live music includes Harmonik from Haiti and a Junkanoo band. Other performers are Karibbean Groove and Samyluve-Da’Grovve. For youngsters, a kids zone is featured. Entry is free. Pompano Caribbean Fest in 2022 is 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. October 22, and includes food for purchase.  …

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Free Kitetober Kite Festival at Haulover Park

For a dazzling outdoor display — including flying whales — Haulover Park is hosting Kitetober Festival. The Kite Festival is 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. October 22 and 23, 2022, and entry is free. At the event, fly your own kites if you’d like, or watch others. Kites of all shapes and styles are featured, …

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Free events for kids at attraction in Key West

Fun activities for kids are featured during free events at an eco-theme attraction in Key West. The activities are 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. most third Saturdays of the month. The venue is the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 E. Quay Road, Key West, 305-809-4750 The events are tailored for youngsters in kindergarten to fifth grade. Entry to the Eco-Discovery Center …

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Trick-or-treating in greater Palm Beach

If your family likes to dress up for Halloween fun,  plenty of parks, shopping plazas and festivals offer opportunities for kids to Trick or Treat.  Some events with trick-or-treating in greater Palm Beach are free. Fees apply for a few events. Please return to this feature as other events are added. Happy trick-or-treating. Trick or …

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