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Nova Singers to present holiday concerts: Discount available!

Save $5 on a performance featuring Nova Singers by purchasing tickets online before the show. And, if you’re a student with ID, you can see the performance for free. Nova Singers will celebrate the holidays with music in a concert series called, “Sounds of the Season.” The choral group will perform the Kevin Memley “Gloria,” …

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Farmers markets, vendor fairs: Food, vintage wares and handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets and vendor fairs in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting or petting zoos. Usually entry is …

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Manatee Lagoon in Riviera Beach offers interactive exhibits & it’s free

Interactive educational exhibits, solar trees and opportunities for selfies are featured at a waterfront attraction in Riviera Beach. Entry to Manatee Lagoon is free. Parking is free. It’s an ideal idea for a free excursion with the family. Manatee Lagoon includes interactive educational exhibits augmented reality 3D animated solar tree exhibit lagoonside presentations focusing on …

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Seeing stars: Use telescopes for free at Fox Observatory in Sunrise

The South Florida Amateur Astronomy Association offers telescopes at Fox Observatory in Sunrise for peering into the night sky. Fox Observatory is inside Markham Park, 16001 W State Road 84, Sunrise, FL 33326. The facility is usually open Saturdays from about dusk until about 11 p.m, weather permitting, and representatives of South Florida Amateur Astronomers …

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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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2-for-1 discounts & other LauderDEALS for fun & recreation

Nab 2-for-1 deals & other discounts for favorite attractions, recreational rentals & activities in Fort Lauderdale and neighboring towns. LauderDEALS are valid at participating vendors and attractions, while the promotions are offered. They offer a frugal opportunity to enjoy South Florida as a tourist in your own town. Lots of LauderDEALS in Broward are valid …

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Things to do with kids this summer (free, low-cost & deals)

When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, if those activities are free. Inexpensive. Or offered with an enticing discount. Lots of indoor & outdoor fun and entertainment — including free fun and entertainment — is offered in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater …

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Rapids Water Park offers afternoon deals

For wet fun under the South Florida sun, Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach offers water slides, flumes, raft rides, a wave pool and lazy river. Rapids Water Park offers occasional deals and afternoon discounts Deals include Sunset rates are 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. The cost is $25, plus …

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Woofing Waters Dog Park in Deerfield includes wet fun

Woofing Waters Dog Park within Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield offers water-spritzing features for playful pooches. Entry fees for Quiet Waters Park fees on weekends and holidays are $1.50 per person for ages 6 and older Entry fees for Woofing Waters Dog Park $5 per day for up to 3 dogs in a family, or …

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Christmas in July events & deals

Santa likes South Florida in summer.  Santa is making appearances in greater Fort Lauderdale in July. Perhaps attired in swimsuit & sunglasses, he’s attending a pool event in Tamarac and an excursion aboard Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi. Other Christmas in July 2022 events feature holiday music, holiday drinks and holiday vibes. Christmas in July events …

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Pics with a pig: Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park for $3

File this under who knew? Broward is home to goats, a pig  and other farm critters. And you and the kiddos can get up-close-and-personal. Tradewinds Park features an educational farm with sheep, a pig, goats and more. Farm tours are offered on weekends for $3 a person. In addition, weekend entry fees for Tradewinds Park apply. …

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