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For an easy nature excursion, Deerfield Arboretum features about 200 trees from different parts of the world. The nickname for the venue is “Tree Zoo.” Entry is free.   The arboretum is on about nine acres with a walking path.  The route includes flowering tropical fruit trees, exotics, palms, wetlands, bamboo, natives, butterfly garden, and …

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If you’re on a quest to discover a place where you can take the kids and enjoy the day for next to nothing, then the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is definitely a place for the whole family to enjoy an authentic outdoor Florida adventure. And best of all, admission is free! There is no charge …

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Have you ever fed a shark or a stingray? Wouldn’t it be great if there were a place you could take the kids that would be educational and fun for an entire afternoon for only $10? Well, there is. Sandoway Discovery Center in Delray Beach offers the following activities all for the cost of admission: …

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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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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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If you haven’t experienced the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center recently, here is a list of some upcoming activities that expose kids to fun, outdoor conservation and environmental programs. Admission and parking are free. Some activities do have nominal fees. Some require advance registration. Some are free. All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement …

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If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable.  Plenty of entertaining events, attractions and interesting activities in Broward are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic indulgence. Ideas for Free & Inexpensive …

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Set your sights for an adventure in the South Florida wilderness. Perhaps you’ll navigate a shady path through a lush forest. Or perch yourself on a riverbank where herons are wading in the water. Tune in to the visual displays, scents and sounds of the outdoor environment. Some parks, botanical gardens and protected natural areas …

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