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Juneteenth marks the emancipation of those who were enslaved in the United States. It is about learning new ways to promote economic empowerment in the Black community and sharing ideas to address racial disparities. It is not only a time for commemorating the end of slavery and honoring Black history, but also a call to recognize the …

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This summer, you’re in for a treat, with two Wild Animal Shows that promise to bring adventure and learning to kids who not only like seeing animals up close, but who also like reading about them. These two library events promise family fun with fascinating creatures: 1. Special Extended Family Animal Show Date: Saturday, June …

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This summer, Barnes & Noble wants kids to go on an adventure without ever leaving their backyard or bedroom. All they need is a good book and a vivid imagination! To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily South Florida on the Cheap newsletter. You may also follow us on Facebook and …

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While the Society of the Four Arts hosts a seasonal menu of performance and creative programs, fall through spring, it is also packed with free, fun and cheap things for adults and children to do at the Palm Beach cultural center year-round. Currently it is holding ongoing book discussions and lectures, plus garden and gallery …

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We write often about free author readings, free entertainment and free children’s events at our favorite independent bookstore, Books & Books, but we realized we have never written a post pointing out all the free resources Books & Books provides for South Florida. Few cities have the wealth of free literary resources we find at …

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In a continued effort to promote literacy, The Children’s Trust has expanded its Book Club! Get free monthly books by mail for your child – from birth until their fifth birthday. (The program originally targeted just 3-year-olds.) To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily South Florida on the Cheap newsletter. You can …

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Who says reading and learning can’t be fun? Bookleggers Library presents this one-day event that will prove that fun can be multifaceted and not only includes comics, and graphic novels but also music, literature, art and even virtual reality, etc. What: ADVENTURE-LEGGERS! When: Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Bakehouse Art …

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For a free family friendly activity outdoors, StoryWalk in Boca Raton invites you to enjoy a book while strolling along a nature path. StoryWalks presented by  Boca Raton Public Library  features pages from a storybook displayed at different points as you wander along the route. StoryWalk displays include Pondhawk Natural Area, west of the Spanish …

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