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Volunteer to help clean up Broward parks and beaches

Opportunities are offered for folks who want to pitch in with protecting and improving waterways, parks and other natural areas  in South Florida. Volunteers are appreciated for events that include picking up plastic litter along shorelines and reefs and enhancing landscaping in public parks.  In addition to protecting the planet,  your effort often racks up …

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Auto shows in South Florida

Auto Shows are popular events in South Florida. Many auto shows & exhibits are free for spectators. If you’re displaying vehicles, you may nab discounts on registration fees if you register early. Prior to venturing out, it’s wise to phone or refer to social pages to verify event is on. Supercar Saturdays Luxury cars. Exotic …

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Kids eat free & other kids’ deals at restaurants in South Florida

Restaurants in South Florida offer  family-friendly deals, including free food for kids. Often, free-kid’s-meal deals require purchase of at least one adult entrée. With these deals, participation at individual restaurants may vary and restrictions and exceptions may apply. Because vendors sometimes switch out their promotions, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the deal is …

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Bowling deals in Broward

  For a frugal spin on bowling with friends, browse deals and discounts offered in Broward. With these deals, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the offer is valid the day you want to bowl and lanes are available. Lanes availability varies especially with parties, league activities and other events. AMF Pembroke Pines …

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Manatees in Florida & free live webcam

Warmer temperatures of South Florida offer residents an opportunity to watch  & protect fascinating animals swimming in inlets, rivers and other local waterways. See them in person. Or Virtually.   Free  Manatee App Protecting 1,200-pound manatees from motorboats blades is vital. “I Spy A Manatee”  app is free & offers: format to report locations of …

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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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Brewery tours in South Florida, some free

If you enjoy sipping frosty locally-produced beer in South Florida,  perhaps you’d appreciate a tour of the brewery. Breweries in Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park and Delray Beach offer that opportunity if you’re at least 21 year old. Some tours are free. Others involve a fee.  For those on tours, breweries typically require wearing safe walking shoes without open toes. Lauderdale LauderAle  free …

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