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Residents are able to receive vaccinations, nutritional advice and other free health resources while a health van is based at recreation facilities in Hollywood. The health van is in Hollywood for a limited time, and is offered different days at different venues. The resources are for kids and adults. Here is the schedule: 9 a.m. …

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If you’d like homework help for your kids, 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. To receive tutoring, you register with your personal library number to set up an online account. Obtaining a library account …

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Free vaccines for pets are offered occasionally at parks and other venues in Broward. The free opportunities usually include microchips for identification. Broward Animal Care rabies vaccinations in 2024 include 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday February 17 at Woodville Dog Park, 1500 SW 83rd Avenue, North Lauderdale 33068. Registration is not required. Parking is …

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Oh, the times, they are a changing … and there’s more jingle in the pocketbook! The cord has been cut, the savings are stacking up and it hasn’t been all that painful, thanks to free FAST channels (scroll down for explanation). For many years, my basic and extended cable subscription was included in my condo’s …

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How would you like to see top-quality plays, musicals and concerts and help people enjoy those shows? Volunteer ushers at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami and the Kravitz Center in West Palm Beach have a chance to see concerts and shows for free in …

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Organizations in South Florida offer free food distribution for families needing help. Some sites provide drive-through pickups, while others offer doorstep deliveries for eligible participants. Food distributions are in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach. Often the organizations accept volunteers and donations. This list is periodically revised to reflect new distribution sites. It’s wise to phone …

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It’s not your grandma or grandpa’s library! Did you know: The Palm Beach County Library System’s first Seed Library opened in February, 2023, at the Jupiter Branch; or that you can discover the Wonders of the Night Sky in a Telescope Viewing Session presented by the Astronomical Society at the Acreage Branch? The seed library at …

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Museums are a great place to take kids for a variety of reasons. They not only provide educational opportunities, but they also spark creativity, and promote family bonding. Plus, they can help give children a healthy perspective of where they fit in, between the past and the future. Scroll down to find newly added venues …

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Free paper shredding and safe prescription disposal are offered by Broward Sheriff’s Office exclusively for Broward residents. Shred-A-Thon events are intended to avoid identity theft by shredding personal papers with private information.  The events also accept old unused prescription medications for safe disposal.  In fact, incentives are offered for turning in prescriptions. The reward is …

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Imagine a place where seniors can attend workshops in multiple languages to learn about how to use Zoom, comprehend computer and cloud storage, better understand smartphone technology, and interact with friends and family on social media. Well, thanks to AARP and the Older Adults Technology Services program, that dream will become a reality soon at Senior …

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Reducing water waste is kind to your wallet. And to the planet. As an incentive to replace old toilets with fresher versions that save water, rebates are offered to eligible Broward residents. The Broward Water Partnership offers rebates of $125 per toilet when replacing an older model with a more efficient, low-flow, WaterSense-rated toilet. Eligible …

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