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Free Lunar New Year event in Wellington

Lunar New Year is a festive traditional holiday in several Asian nations. This holiday season is almost over, but there’s still one more event in celebration of the new year. Wellington Entertainment 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., January 27 at Lakeside Market, 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington, FL 33414. Lion Dance and martial arts demonstration …

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Free Kinetic Art Exhibit in Boynton Beach

Kinetic art pieces from local and international artists are featured at a free event in Boynton. Each work features or represents motion. Kinetic Art Exhibition & Symposium in 2023 is 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. January 28 and 11  a.m. – 4 p.m. January  29, with free entry and free parking. The event includes live …

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Free & cheap Valentine’s Day fun

Whether it’s an emphasis on romance, hanging out with friends and family, or treating yourself, Valentine’s Day is a perfect occasion to do something special. South Florida offers plenty of things to do, including free and inexpensive activities, and deals. Please return to this feature as other events are added. 2023 Valentine’s Day & Weekend …

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Discount: Orchid Show in Boca Raton

Delight in a variety of lovely orchids at a Valentine’s Weekend Orchid Show & Sale. The event in 2023 is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. February 11-12 at the Safe Schools Institute, 1790 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. It’s presented by Boca Raton Orchid Society,  Entry fees Discount opportunity $3 purchased at Green Barn Orchid Supplies, 5185 …

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Free food distributions & resources

Organizations in South Florida offer free food distribution for families needing help. Some sites provide drive-through pickups, while others offer doorstep deliveries for eligible participants. Food distributions are in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach. This list is periodically revised to reflect new distribution sites. Drive-through & other free food distributions include:   Farm Share …

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Pondhawk in Boca Raton is an urban oasis & it’s free

Pondhawk Natural Area is among the delightful areas of wilderness within the urban and suburban fabric of South Florida. It’s open to the public for free. It’s includes wetlands and a fun StoryWalk. For insider info, Lee Lietzke of Palm Beach County  Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) offers his perspective on Pondhawk, including what …

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South Florida Fair in West Palm features rides, dinosaurs & discounts, including $2 days

The South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach is a fun attraction packed with entertainment, rides, food vendors, exhibits, parades and animatronic dinosaurs. It also includes discounts.  The fair in 2023 is January 13-29 at South Florida Fair, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach 33411. Entertainment includes Dinotopia On Ice skating show strolling performers and …

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Lake Worth offers free oceanside bonfires with live entertainment

Lake Worth Beach’s free oceanside bonfires are back for the 2022-2023 season with the city-sponsored gatherings happening two Fridays a month through February. What to bring to the bonfire Pack your towels, beach chairs, coolers and s’mores kits to the Lake Worth Municipal Beach just north of the Lake Worth Pier. You might want to …

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Art After Dark at The Norton in West Palm

Fridays are ideal for excursions to The Norton in West Palm. Art After Dark events include activities, discussions and entertainment, with reduced entry fees. After 4 p.m. on Fridays, entry is $10 adults, $5 for students, and free for kids 12 and younger.  Regular entry fees are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $5 for …

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Silverball Retro Arcade in Delray offers deals

If you’re a fan of pinball and arcade games, Silverball Retro Arcade in Delray is on point. It’s described as an interactive museum featuring oodles of games, including games dating back decades. Drinks and food are available for purchase. Players pay an entry fee, and game play is included. Regular fees are $15 -$20 per …

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Free outdoor movies in Boynton Beach

Friday Flicks in Boynton Beach offers food trucks, fun activities and a movie, all free family fun. Venue: Centennial Park, 120 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach  Parking: Free parking is offered on Boynton Beach and Seacrest boulevards Bring blankets and portable seats.  2023 Events 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. January 20 “Sing 2” 5 p.m. …

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