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It’s summertime and that means your favorite Broward County restaurants will be offering summer dining specials to lure you into their seats. Extended happy hours, nightly specials and early bird pricing will all be on the rise so grab your favorite dining partners and get ready to save money when dining out.  This post is …

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For an easy nature excursion, Deerfield Arboretum features about 200 trees from different parts of the world. The nickname for the venue is “Tree Zoo.” Entry is free.   The arboretum is on about nine acres with a walking path.  The route includes flowering tropical fruit trees, exotics, palms, wetlands, bamboo, natives, butterfly garden, and …

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When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun and interesting things to do. Maybe educational. Especially, if those activities are free, cheap or come with a discount. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties offer lots of fun and entertainment for families. both indoors and outdoors.   We …

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For an outdoor activity with tasty fare, lots of free events in South Florida feature food trucks. Often events in Miami, Broward & greater Palm Beach include live music, fun for youngsters, or other entertainment. Lots of food truck events are in parks and free to attend. Pair dinner with a nature walk, fun on …

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For a free family activity, ArtsPark in Hollywood features events with inflatables, games and entertainment. The Summer Fun events in 2024 are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays in July and part of August, and offered prior to free outdoor family films at the park. Feel free to bring portable seats and blankets. ArtsPark is …

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Hollywood ArtsPark is a delightful venue for free live entertainment. ArtsPark is on Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway. Events include Reggae band 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Saturday, July 13 Featuring the bands TWYN and Jah Steve & the Counteract Crew Rhythm Foundation The Rhythm Foundation offers some great free concerts in Hollywood as part …

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Pack your favorite towel. Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation department is offering dive-in movies. Dive-in movies in 2024 include: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, May 17: “Jaws” 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, July 12: “Elemental.” This event will be part of One Deerfield: Connecting Community, One Block at a Time. This event will …

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Entry is free for the Summer Symphony Series in Pembroke Pines. Delight in performances that feature the South Florida Symphony Orchestra.  Events in 2024 include: Sunday, June 9, 4 p.m. The performance will feature South Florida Symphony Orchestra stringed instruments. The repertoire includes classical to popular music and information about stringed instruments.  Sunday, July 14, …

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Woofing Waters Dog Park within Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach offers water-spritzing features for dogs. It’s a fun venue for water-loving pets and people who adore their dogs. Entry fees are $5 per day for up to 3 dogs in a family. On weekends and holidays, fees for Quiet Waters Park apply. Entry fees …

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