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Egg hunts for kids and other family events for Easter and Spring are offered Broward.  Often an Easter Bunny — or Peter Rabbit or Spring Bunny —  is on site. Some events offer exciting features, such as a marshmallow drop from a helicopter in Hollywood. Lots of events in Broward are open to the public …

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Dance, jazz, and symphony performances are among the array of free events at Baily Hall in Davie.  Free events in 2024 include: Americana is the focus for Broward Symphony Orchestra program 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 24, at Bailey Hall,  3501 Davie Road, Davie. Previous free events in 2023 include  2 p.m. October 15  Joy of …

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Milonga is a form of music and dance style originating from Argentina, Uruguay and Southern Brazil. The genre is derived from an African word meaning “lines of dancers.” Open Air Tango is now offering a free, monthly outdoor milonga on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Open Air Tango is available on the 2nd Wednesday of the …

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Whether it’s an emphasis on romance, hanging out with friends, family and your pet, 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 venues and activities.  Some of the Valentine events are before or after Valentine’s Day. 2024 Valentine’s …

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Orchestra Miami is presenting its Family Fun Series at Pinecrest Gardens. The series, which features four different programs on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. introduces kids to the performing arts through performances with live music. This diverse series features symphonic music, dance, chamber music, Mariachi, opera and more. Each concert lasts approximately one hour, and …

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Water Taxi on The Intracoastal Waterway runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including afternoon and evening fares. Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is at 954-467-6677 or online. Regular Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place …

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Landmark Theatres at Merrick Park has a Retro Replay weekly film series of modern and vintage favorite films. The movies also came with a retro admission charge: $5 for Loyalty members. The classic films are shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. The theme for January 2024 is 1974, the year Landmark Theaters opened. Here are …

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If you appreciate taking your own interesting holiday photos, South Florida offers some wonderful, whimsical, and festive displays. Adorable selfies. Pose with pals. Broward, Dade and greater Palm Beach offer lots of opportunities in 2023 for impressive Instagramable pictures. Plenty of places and events are free. Snow and Snowmen Dania Dania Pointe plaza offers free …

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  Holiday Parade is off due to weather   In a holiday parade on Sample Road in North Broward, Santa and his wife wave to their fans from a fire truck. Floats are decorated with the theme “Magical Memories.” Holiday festivities for 2023 in Coral Springs include Holiday Parade The Holiday Parade is December on  …

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Santa’s Wonderland is back at Bass Pro Shops, and you’re invited to enjoy this Christmas village. November 4 to December 24, 2023, get a free photo with Santa and participate in holiday activities including crafts and games. Please note, however, that reservations are required for the free picture. You can reserve your photo spot here. …

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Shopping at big-box stores is fine, but real unique finds are what’s great about arts festivals, craft fairs, holiday bazaars and artisan markets. Besides finding the perfect gift, you’re supporting local and small businesses. South Florida has lots of craft fairs and art festivals in the fall and winter, and you can find artisans selling …

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