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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.   Live entertainment at Hollywood Beach Bandshell Free live entertainment is usually featured 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays – Sundays at …

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Discounts at Cinemark in Boca Raton & Boynton Beach Tuesdays

If you’re a movie lover on a budget, mark your calendar for Tuesdays. Cinemark offers its weekly Discount Day every Tuesday at participating locations, including theaters in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach. Cinemark offers its Discount Tuesdays every week at participating locations. Ticket price varies by location. In addition, Cinemark Movie Rewards members receive additional …

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Fan Faves $5 movies 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 and cheap dates in Broward

If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable in Fort Lauderdale and the rest of Broward County. 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 …

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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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Libraries offer free events, films, e-books, workshops, language lessons & equipment

For free, Broward Library offers events, and apps and online resources for downloading films, TV shows, audio-books, e-books, language lessons, and other entertaining, educational & useful features. For kids, teens & adults, exciting & educational electronic devices are free — on loan — from participating local libraries.  Read Broward libraries loan electronic & robotic devices, …

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Fun things to do in Miami in the fall

Our trees (let’s face it, they’re mostly palm trees) in Miami may stay green year-round, but our temperatures do get cooler as the days shorten. Fall months in Miami are ideal for family fun outdoors. Now’s the time to enjoy activities you might have avoided during the hot summer months. Plus, outdoor activities are beneficial …

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Stream a made-in-South-Florida movie today

Online entertainment options continue rolling in. There’s just so much to see!  In addition to all the Netflix, Amazon and Hulu binge-watching you can stand, we’ve got some movies with South Florida connections to share with you. Streaming through local cinemas or other outlets, these movies touch on a wide range of topics, from family …

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Redbox offers free movies, TV shows without subscription or sign-in

Redbox may be known for its little red kiosks everywhere. However, they offer more entertainment than just disc rentals.  The entertainment company just introduced FREE Live TV with dozens of family friendly channels. You can watch movies and TV shows at no cost. Even better, there is no subscription or sign-in required. Just sit back with your mobile …

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