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Florida shoppers rev up your wallets for a tax-free shopping spree.  For a tax freedom event in July, eligible outdoor recreation items and entry to eligible venues & events are exempt from  usual Florida state sales tax. You’ll save at least 6 percent on qualifying purchases. Florida Tax Freedom event in 2024 is offered in …

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Want to watch a new movie at home with your child…and get paid for it? Read on to learn how! Preview Free Movies is recruiting audiences to a private screening of the upcoming feature film, The Sneetches, on Saturday, June 22, 2024. The screenings will take place in your own home, on your laptop or desktop …

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Who wants a free tree? Miami-Dade County is once again offering the freebies as part of Adopt-A-Tree. The county program provides two trees a year per household during a special event, but you must register in advance because the giveaway is only while supplies last.  Upcoming tree giveaway: Saturday, July 20 at Miami Dade College …

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If love brings a family together, will a system tear them apart? This question gets an answer in the film “En Manos de Dios,” being screened for World Refugee Day. It will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles, followed by a discussion and reception. What: World Refugee Day film, discussion and reception When: Thursday, …

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Celebrate the summer solstice with Make Music Miami (MMM) and make the longest day of the year a special one with performances from local musicians! MMM is the Miami edition of Make Music Day, which takes place Friday, June 21, 2024, and is billed as “a free celebration of music around the world.” There will …

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Car enthusiasts, it’s almost time for the 2024 Miami International Auto Show! The annual show at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive is happening August 30 through September 8, 2024. Presented by the South Florida Automobile Dealers Association, the event typically features more than 190 dealerships in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and …

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June 19, or Juneteenth, as it is known, is a day that recognizes the end of slavery and celebrates the culture and achievements of African-Americans. It marks the day in 1865 when the Emancipation Proclamation – which had been issued more than two years earlier – was finally read to enslaved African-Americans in Texas. Many …

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Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) is a South Florida tradition. This free arts and music festival typically takes place on the third Friday of each month on Calle Ocho (Southwest Eighth Street), in the heart of Little Havana, between 13th and 22nd avenues. The next one is on Friday, June 21, 2024. Every month, enjoy music …

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Transportation is a big deal, and when it’s free, that’s even better! Driving and maintaining insured vehicles can be costly. Trying to navigate heavy traffic patterns can be frustrating. Finding a nearby parking space can be a time-consuming challenge like no other.  So, here’s an option that can aid in cutting down on the frustration …

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Miami Children’s Museum presents a free Kids Summer Fun Day with ocean-themed arts and crafts and two hours of family fun. What: Kids Summer Fun Day  When: Saturday, June 29, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: The Plaza Coral Gables, 2811 Ponce de Leon. Activity tables will be in an area called PASEO …

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