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FAU’s ‘Red Riding Hood’ in Boca Raton offers ticket deal and free workshops

Florida Atlantic University Theatre Lab is presenting a family-friendly play entitled “Red Riding Hood” and offering free entry for kids with an adult ticket purchase. The play by Allison Gregory is an adaptation of the fairy tale. Performances are weekends September 17 – October 9, with $25 tickets for adults. With each ticket purchase is …

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Trick-or-treating in greater Palm Beach

If your family likes to dress up for Halloween fun,  plenty of parks, shopping plazas and festivals offer opportunities for kids to Trick or Treat.  Some events with trick-or-treating in greater Palm Beach are free. Fees apply for a few events. Please return to this feature as other events are added. Happy trick-or-treating. Trick or …

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Trick-or-treating in Broward

Parks, shopping plazas and festivals offer opportunities for kids to Trick or Treat for Halloween. Many Halloween events in Broward are free. Please return to this feature as other events are added. Happy trick-or-treating.   Trick or Treating in Broward Fall Festival at LOOP in Fort Lauderdale, free entry Trick-or-treating and activities are featured at …

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Miami Children’s Museum offers free Sensory Saturdays

Did you know Miami Children’s Museum offers Sensory Saturdays? On the second Saturday of the month, the museum creates a specially focused experience for children with disabilities and their families including modified lighting, sound adjustments and other features. Families can enjoy the day with a stage performance and other sensory-based activities. Best of all, admission …

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Student discounts to the arts, shows and museums in Miami

One of the best deals around in Miami is through an organization called Culture Shock Miami. Through Culture Shock, students 13 to 22 can get discount tickets to numerous cultural performances in Miami for only $5 each. Tickets go on sale the 1st day of each month. Here is a list: $5 tickets to Percussion Consort: …

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Boynton hosts outdoor events with live music & food vendors

Food trucks. Activities for kids. Live music. “First Friday @ 5” events in Boynton Beach are free. The fun and entertainment are at  Boynton Beach Amphitheater, 120 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach 33435. October events includes J. Sharp Band, 90s hits fun for kids including glow-in-dark pumpkin painting and leaf painting  Free parking is available …

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Miccosukee Indian Village reopens with gators, airboats and crafts

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida will celebrate the reopening of its Indian Village on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The Village is once again preparing to be ready for visitors and plans to showcase its tribal arts and culture with crafts, airboat rides and alligator demonstrations.  Visitors can observe Miccosukee Indians as they engage …

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Kids under 14 get into select Miami Marlins baseball for only $1

Play Ball What kid wouldn’t like to sit in the bleachers to watch their hometown team after school? And if they could do it for only $1, that’s a treat for the grownups, too! Fans can start the next week off right with Miami Marlins Baseball. Exclusive to families that are registered for Club 305, …

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Free and cheap Halloween events in South Florida

Halloween festivities are back in person for 2022! Ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls … read on to find our most current list of kid (and some adult) events. NOTE: We are constantly updating this list, so scroll down and check back often!   HALLOWEEN 2022 IN MIAMI & SOUTH FLORIDA Sept. 15-Oct. 30, 2022 Spooky …

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Free birdwatching equipment on loan from libraries

For fun, free outdoor excursions, lots of people delight in watching & identifying birds on nature walks in local parks.  If you’re interested in birdwatching, Broward Library & Broward Parks department offer resources.  Broward Library is loaning out backpacks with equipment for birdwatching. Parks naturalist Sierra Taliaferro offers some information on the activity. “All birds …

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Local libraries provide free virtual and in-person homework help

A new school year equals new challenges. If you’d like homework help your kid(s), local libraries in South Florida offer it online for free. At some libraries, in-person tutoring is available. Also, SAT prep is often is available at these libraries. It simply requires you to use your personal library number to set up an …

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