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Join the Sea Turtle Conservation staff as they release rescued hatchlings back to the ocean under the cover of darkness. Online reservations are open for residents and Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards members for $10; others for $15. Event dates & times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings July 17 -Aug. 10, from 8 to 9:30 …

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Weather update, check; pumped up tires, check; water and energy bar, check. Then, put on your bike shorts, grab your wheels and helmet and go explore and discover something new in The Palm Beaches – for free! You don’t have to be a snowbird or visitor to enjoy the Florida outdoors. If you’re not up …

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While similar items have been available in some schools the past few years, this is the first time a Book Vending Machine, from the Palm Beach County Library System, has been Introduced for public availability. It’s called Library to Go, the latest community resource for library card members to access materials off site. Library to …

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Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park in Hollywood – or TY Park, as it’s known – is popular for a variety of outdoor activities. South Floridians love it because it’s a great venue for walking, running or skating on a shady path around a lake lined with oaks. It’s also a venue for festivals and entertainment. TY Park is  …

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For errands, sightseeing or scooting around for fun, a network of self-serve bike pickup and dropoff stations are available in Fort Lauderdale. Bike-share bikes are intended for relatively brief point-to-point excursions. Regular bikes and electric bikes are offered.   Regular Fees $5 for each 30 minutes $35 and $88 for memberships, which includes some free trips …

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Entry is free for an NHL hockey festival in Fort Lauderdale loaded with fun hockey activities and events for kids and adults. The event hosted by National Hockey League includes hockey personalities and hockey displays. Activities, exhibits and photo ops are free. NHL All Star Beach Festival in 2023 is 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. …

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When evenings are little cooler, many folks like to spend more time outdoors, in nature. And if you are the eco-adventurous type who enjoys daytime birdwatching, owl walks and nature trails or campfires and night hikes, here is a list of some of the best that Miami-Dade Parks have to offer. Check specific park websites …

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  Deerfield Island is not open until further notice     Deerfield Island is a natural area on the Intracoastal Waterway in north Broward that’s accessible by boat. You can ride free on a water shuttle to Deerfield Island Natural Area, weather permitting, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  The free boat shuttle service usually runs …

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The Society of the Four Arts is home to peaceful, colorful gardens that you can visit for free almost anytime. In addition, the Garden Club of Palm Beach offers free community events here. You’ll find the Four Arts at 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL. Sculpture and botanical gardens are free The Philip Hulitar …

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Secret Woods is not open during repair work.   If you enjoy nature walks, Secret Woods in Dania Beach is a delightful natural area that’s easily accessible for South Florida residents.  Entry and parking are free. Embark on nature walks on your own. Or join guided nature walks. They usually are offered on the first …

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