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Updated: Stuck at home? Enjoy free library resources

Now’s the time to start learning about all that libraries can offer you. Whether you, your child or parent need entertainment, Miami-Dade County libraries offer their patrons apps and online resources for easily downloading everything from films to TV shows to e-books. All you need is your library number. Don’t have one? Get one free …

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Virtual Reality & holographic devices on loan from various Broward Library branches

Play with kid-safe Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality educational devices. Broward Library is offering opportunities to borrow VR & AR devices for free. Various library branches offer them. Read a description from the Press Release about the objects. “Merge Cubes open up an amazing world of 3D learning, exploring and play that engages the imagination and provides …

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Best 10 free things to do in Miami

The Miami area is notoriously expensive, but you can have fun here without busting your budget. Here’s a list of 10 things to do around Miami that are fun and cheap. Go to the beach This is Florida, it’s required. The county oversees some beaches. Others are at state parks, like Bill Baggs and Oleta River. With hundreds of miles of coastline in Miami-Dade County, there’s …

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Winter Wonderland exhibit in Plantation with free entry

Dozens of festive decorated trees and a train display are featured at a free Winter Wonderland exhibit  in Plantation.  For 2022, the display is usually open 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays November 19 – December 31, with free entry. The venue is not open: …

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‘Christmas Lights in the Acres’ is a dazzling display in Plantation

Lights dancing to favorite seasonal songs are the draw at a popular outdoor walk-up holiday light show in Plantation Acres. Christmas Lights in the Acres allows you to walk through the lights display. Tickets are required for the impressive light show synchronized to festive tunes. The fee is $10 per vehicle. Buy tickets in advance …

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Free workshops for DIY gifts at Broward library in Fort Lauderdale

For some folks on you holiday list, handmade presents are ideal. Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale is offering free workshops for DIY gifts and other art projects 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. December 17 at Broward Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 954-357-7444 To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily …

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Free ‘Winterfest in Wellington’ event featuring Vanilla Ice

Fun activities and live entertainment — including renowned rapper, actor and TV personality Vanilla Ice — are featured at Winterfest in Wellington. Entry for the event is free. Winterfest is 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. December 9 at Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington 33414. The event includes rapper, actor and TV personality Vanilla Ice …

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Yesteryear Village in West Palm depicts Old Florida

Yesteryear Village in West Palm offers an interactive historical park with an Old Florida vibe. Original and replicated structures at the attraction include a school, shops, and a farm. The historical attraction also includes houses and representatives playing the part of local residents from the era.  Yesteryear Village usually is open 10 a.m. to 4 …

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