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Volunteer to help clean up Broward parks and beaches

Opportunities are offered for folks who want to pitch in with protecting and improving waterways, parks and other natural areas  in South Florida. Volunteers are appreciated for events that include picking up plastic litter along shorelines and reefs and enhancing landscaping in public parks.  In addition to protecting the planet,  your effort often racks up …

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South Florida events: Your guide to fun every month in 2022

We’ve compiled a month-by-month roundup of fairs and festivals in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Keep in mind that some events may be virtual. Others may follow strict safety protocols. You’ll want to get all the details and decide which options are best for you and your family. Have fun! To keep up with …

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Unique shopping venues in Broward

Broward County offers a variety of unique, quirky and interesting venues that provide enticing,  shopping excursions. It’s an excellent opportunity to support local vendors and a way to find gifts, clothing and decor items you might not find at chain stores. You can also find unique items at South Florida farmers’ markets and vendor fairs, …

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Anticipating Saturday? See free & cheap things you can do in Miami

Miami is a city where you can find something to do on every corner on any day of the week.  We’ve rounded up some great activities that you can enjoy with friends and family on any given Saturday!  Make sure to bookmark this post for future reference, so you can easily check back for free …

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Auto shows in South Florida

Auto Shows are popular events in South Florida. Many auto shows & exhibits are free for spectators. If you’re displaying vehicles, you may nab discounts on registration fees if you register early. Prior to venturing out, it’s wise to phone or refer to social pages to verify event is on. Supercar Saturdays Luxury cars. Exotic …

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Rent, utilities & other financial resources for Florida residents

Resources are available for assisting residents and entrepreneurs with employment, social services, paying rent, free food & other expenses. Many resources are free.  Eligibility requirements vary.   Rent Assistance Eligible renters receive assistance paying for housing & utilities Eligibility includes  renting a unit, apartment or house in Broward qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a …

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Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami

The food trucks craze is still on. Check out these free and family friendly events in Miami, where you can purchase food and enjoy the camaraderie. (Be sure to confirm the events through their website links before you go, just in case of any last-minute cancellations.) Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., …

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Forests & gardens in Broward

Relax in lovely outdoor spaces in South Florida.  Native and exotic foliage is on display in Broward gardens & forests. Soak in nature’s sights, sounds, scents. Delight in the antics of birds and other wildlife. For some venues, entry and parking are free. For others, entry fees &/or parking fees apply. Please follow mask & …

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Sawgrass in Sunrise features farmers & artisan vendors

Oodles of shops, including designer outlets, restaurants, & entertainment venues draw residents & tourists to popular Sawgrass in Sunrise. Sawgrass is enhancing its shopping opportunities with a fresh set of vendors on weekends — farmers and artisans. Sawgrass Mills Farmer’s & Artisan’s market is offered Saturdays & Sundays during regular shopping hours. Items include organic …

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