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Free fun indoors & deals

Sometimes you want to avoid the sun. Or the rain. We’re delighted to share our favorite recommendations for free & inexpensive things to do indoors. Free Things To Do Free kids’ films at Paragon theater in Davie , offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays in summer Free family-friendly films in Pembroke Pines Saturdays during Summer Free family …

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not open until further notice — Environmental Education Center in Hollywood features rescued Sea Turtle

With a focus on protecting oceans and sea turtles, an educational venue in South Florida features interactive displays and a resident rescued sea turtle. Entry is free for Marine Environmental Education Center, often called MEEC. A donation of $3 is recommended. The facility is run through a partnership of Broward Parks and Recreation and Nova …

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Take a virtual tour of museums worldwide

Battling boredom at home? Here’s an easy way to avoid the trap of binge-watching shows and movies on one of your many streaming services. How about leaving Miami virtually and taking in some museums online? Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone …

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Plantation Museum offers free entry

 Venue re-opens November 20 with holiday display We’re all about sharing information about delightful attractions in Broward, especially when they offer free entry. Plantation Historical Museum, which offers free entry, features interesting exhibits and displays, including a vintage fire truck. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Tuesdays, …

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Student discounts to shows and museums

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 another ticket, and anyone of any age can use the second ticket. …

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Activities suspended until further notice — Rides on model steam train at Tradewinds Park

Activities suspended until further notice   For a fun, unique and relatively inexpensive family activity in north Broward, hop aboard a steam train. A functioning model train runs at Tradewinds Park for kids and adults the third weekend of the month. Tickets are $1.50 for train rides, and the weekend entry fee to the park for anyone 6 and older …

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