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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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Flamingo Gardens in Davie offers whimsical exhibit formed with ocean debris

Flamingo Gardens in Davie is set to offer an exciting summer exhibit featuring whimsical sculptures formed with ocean debris. Animal art, including a peacock and a pelican are sculpted with flip-flops, discarded plastic and other llitter picked up on South Florida shorelines.  The handmade sculptures are from local environmental organization, Free Our Seas.  Exhibit information …

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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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Tent or Tepee Camping at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield

Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield offers tents and tepees for rent for overnight camping. The tents are set up when you arrive for your overnight at the park. The tents are on platforms. The sites, which are on a peninsula overlooking lakes, include water, electricity and Wi-Fi access. Other amenities include picnic table fire ring …

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Train rides offered at Tradewinds Park

For a fun, unique and relatively inexpensive activity in north Broward, hop aboard a little railroad.  The teeny train runs on tracks around a pond at Tradewinds Park. Train rides offered third weekends Functioning model locomotives offer rides 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. third full weekends of each month, weather permitting.  Tradewinds & Atlantic Railroad …

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Science Center and Aquarium offers discounts

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium offers opportunities for discounts. Military Discount Veterans and active-duty military receive FREE general admission for themselves and 3 guests all year long (with valid ID). Blue Star Museum  The Science Center participates in the Blue Star Museum program, which offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and …

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Free food for students during summer

Public parks, schools, libraries and other venues in South Florida offer free food for kids and teens during summer. Free meals are for kids 18 and younger. Participants in Summer BreakSpot include U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Florida Department of Agriculture.  Food distribution locations are offered via phone, via text or online. log on …

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Free Family Fun Day at The Underline

Become an artist at Family Day at The Underline, Art of Nature on Saturday, June 18 from 2-4 p.m. at the Brickell Backyard Urban Gym.  Brickell Backyard Urban Gym is located at Southwest First Ave. between Seventh and Eighth Streets in Brickell. Family Day at The Underline takes place every third Saturday of the month …

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Free and Cheap Summer Activities for Kids in the Palm Beaches

When school is out and summertime hits, there’s one question that comes to our mind — What are some free and cheap summer activities for kids in the Palm Beaches? While our hope is the kids will be able occupy their time creatively, sometimes we need some new ideas to add some excitement to their everyday …

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