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Watch free family-friendly films outdoors in West Palm, Tamarac & others

Outdoor films at parks and plazas in South Florida are often free — perfect for an excursion with the family or perhaps a frugal date. Often food vendors are on site.  Or supply your own snacks — if rules allow. Usually, organizers recommend bringing your own blankets or portable seats. With occasional shifts in schedules …

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Film Preview: Nab Free Tickets for ‘The Valet’

Rom-com film fans in South Florida are in for a treat. Hulu is screening “The Valet” prior to its official debut, and offering our readers an opportunity to see in a theater for free. Extra perk,  Eugenio Derbez, who stars in the film, is set to introduce the flick in person. When: 7 p.m. May …

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Hollywood offers live entertainment, family-friendly films & other free events

Florida’s Hollywood offers lots of fun events. Free live music. Free family-friendly films. Festivals. Unique attractions are also part of the town’s appeal. For example, Hollywood Broadwalk is a lovely oceanside pedestrian promenade.   Brazilian Carnaval Rescheduled for April 30, the Brazlian Carnaval will take place in Hollywood, featuring Gafieira Rio Miami, Jair Oliviera, Baia, …

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Walmart: Get Redbox DVD or Blu-ray rentals for 99 cents

Nowadays, you can watch movies just about everywhere. However, it’s not always cheap, especially when streaming movies at home.  That’s why bargain-hunters have always applauded Redbox for its value and flexibility. Rent a movie for under $2 at the red kiosk in the grocery or drug store and, best of all, return it to any …

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O Cinema film series in Miami Beach: Find prices, details here!

OK, movie lovers, O Cinema’s Seasoned Actors Series is back with its latest season! The independent arthouse theater, at 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, will premiere its movie series on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, as a way to celebrate stars who have contributed to indie and pop cinematic culture. Every three months, O Cinema will …

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SoundScape Cinema Series: See free movies every week

Enjoy the beautiful Miami Beach weather and free movies – all in one!  The SoundScape Cinema Series screens free films on a 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall at the New World Center every week. Presented by the City of Miami Beach and curated by the American Black Film Festival, the cinema series’ 2021-2022 season is taking …

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Free in Weston: Live entertainment & family friendly events

There’s so much going on in Weston these days! Many of the events are free to the public – and they’re outdoors, which is also a good thing. We’re talking about festivals, live entertainment and family friendly films. Events are occasionally postponed, so it’s always recommended you verify events beforehand.  For more information, call 954-389-4321 …

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See ‘Encanto’ for just $5! Fan Faves movie offer available at AMC Theatres

With so many watching everything on a small screen nowadays, fewer people are going to the movies to experience the big screen. However, there is something magical about sitting in a darkened theater, munching on buttery popcorn and watching a new journey unfold on the big screen. When the lights go down, the film begins …

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Ideas for free & inexpensive dates

If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable in South Florida. Plenty of exciting events and interesting activities are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic indulgence. Ideas for Free & Inexpensive …

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Free: Libraries loan electronics, robotics & other gear

You name it. Family-friendly fun. Yoga. Educational workshops. Tutoring. Technology & digital equipment.  Take-home tablets. Language lessons. Entertainment. It’s likely offered at a Broward library. Or,  online via the website. Most everything offered from Broward Library is free.  If you need a library card, obtain it  for free, including online versions. Read our feature, Register …

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