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Have you always wanted to visit Miami’s historic gem Vizcaya Museum & Gardens? Vizcaya’s European-inspired gardens are reminiscent of those created in 17th and 18th-century Italy and France with the overall landscape design conceived as a series of rooms. The main house’s central area is the courtyard, which was originally open to the sky. It …

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HistoryMiami museum hosts a free Family Fun Day the second Saturday of every month, with free admission for all. The free admission is all day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with activities taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is required to participate. You can register online. The theme rotates monthly, usually …

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Coral Gables Museum welcomes you to “Family Day on Aragon” on the second Saturday of each month, with free admission, live music and special activities.    Upcoming event is on Feb 10: 10 am: Parent Club’s READy, Set, Go: Storytelling Explore ways shared reading experiences support language development and early literacy skills with activities and …

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First Thursdays are ideal for appreciating art.  NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale  offers Sunny Days/Starry Nights events 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first Thursdays, with free entry. Often events include 2-for-1 deals on wine. Fun For Kids The free entry days first Thursdays usually include free Mini Muse events for kids.   Usually, Mini Muse …

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The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum is waiving general admission fees and opening its doors on the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for families to peruse the exhibits and enjoy a craft-based activity for youngsters at 2 p.m. Be sure to look for Johnny Mizner’s picture among the exhibits …

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Gables Gallery Night is one of Miami’s longest running first Friday of the month events, spanning nearly four decades now. The evening is a great way to visit the multitude of galleries in the City Beautiful. Gallery Night runs from 6-10 p.m. Gables Gallery Night runs through March 1, 2024. Click here to see a …

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February in Miami is the time to be outdoors after all, we’re the envy of most of the country when it comes to weather down here. That means there are plenty of great outdoor events to attend before it gets too hot and all anyone wants to do is be indoors. There are also plenty of free …

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All aboard! The Gold Coast Railroad Museum offers free admission on the first Saturday of every month, so get the family or friends together and head on out! The museum, at 12450 SW 152nd St. (next to Zoo Miami) houses historic trains as well as a number of interactive displays. Hours are 10 a.m. to …

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February is another busy month in South Florida. It’s especially a popular time for outdoor events, given the slightly lower temps. Here’s a brief overview of what’s in store in 2024. Check out our recommendations for the best free and cheap things to do in February in Palm Beach County. We also have lists of …

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Water Taxi on The Intracoastal Waterway runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including afternoon and evening fares. Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is at 954-467-6677 or online. Regular Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place …

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Set your sights for an adventure in the South Florida wilderness. Perhaps you’ll navigate a shady path through a lush forest. Or perch yourself on a riverbank where herons are wading in the water. Tune in to the visual displays, scents and sounds of the outdoor environment. Some parks, botanical gardens and protected natural areas …

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