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Mia the manatee at Manatee Lagoon is having a party and you’re invited. Mia’s Summer Celebration will be a sun-soaked extravaganza where the spirit of the summer season comes alive. Families can enjoy exciting activities to refreshing treats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. What: Mia’s Summer Celebration When: Saturday, June 29, 2024, from 10 …

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Manatee Lagoon on Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County has been a must-see place for residents and visitors since it was built in 2016. It is more than just a museum with exhibits and gift shop, it also hosts programs, lectures and show films to educate the public on its ecological mission to help preserve …

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School is out, and that means it’s time to make sure your kids are entertained. Luckily, South Florida, and especially Palm Beach County, has plenty of free and cheap things for kids to do this summer, both inside and outside. There are, of course beaches, most of them free to visit. Some beaches even have …

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This summer, once again your kids can receive free games of bowling every day as part of the Kids Bowl Free program at participating bowling alleys. Registered kids, from age 2 to 15, receive 2 free games while the program runs. Times and days vary by location. Credit: Kids Bowl Free Get started by registering your kids …

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This summer, you’re in for a treat, with two Wild Animal Shows that promise to bring adventure and learning to kids who not only like seeing animals up close, but who also like reading about them. These two library events promise family fun with fascinating creatures: 1. Special Extended Family Animal Show Date: Saturday, June …

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Florida Panthers scored their way into the National Hockey League top tournament and Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise is offering watch parties for some of the exciting games. Watch parties include Saturday, June 15, with an entry fee of $10, which includes parking. The Panthers are playing Edmonton Oilers for the top NHL trophy.  The …

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If you’re looking to soak  in the outdoors in South Florida, Fern Forest in north Broward is a lush oasis for nature walks and occasional free astronomy programs with telescopes. Delight in the scenic setting on your own or register for a guided hike. Most events are free or relatively inexpensive. Entry into the natural …

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Florida shoppers rev up your wallets for a tax-free shopping spree.  For a tax freedom event in July, eligible outdoor recreation items and entry to eligible venues & events are exempt from  usual Florida state sales tax. You’ll save at least 6 percent on qualifying purchases. Florida Tax Freedom event in 2024 is offered in …

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For teens, Planet Fitness is offering a free program for working out during summer. The Planet Fitness Summer Pass offer is valid in 2024 for teens ages 14 to 19 June 1 – August 31 at participating venues, with registration required.  Teens age 17 and younger need to register with a parent. Information is online.  …

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The Underline Plaza is a popular urban spot that hosts activities and events accessible to everyone. The project is sponsored by Florida Power & Light at the intersection of Southwest 1st Avenue and 8th Street in Miami. But in order to keep the area beautiful and clean, volunteers are enlisted on the first Saturday of …

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