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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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For a delightful excursion on the South Florida surf, rent a paddleboard. Rentals are now offered on Hollywood beach.  Self-serve PADL kiosks are offered at New Hampshire Street in North Beach area and Keating Park, 2500 S. Ocean Drive in South Beach area. Others kiosks are being added.  Other rental venues are in Miami-Dade and …

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There’s a new floral park in Coral Gables! The Lamar Louise Curry floral park located at 2665 DeSoto Blvd. (across from Venetian Pool) is open to the public. “This is a living tribute to a long-time and committed club volunteer,” said Susan Rodriguez, club president. “We look forward to unveiling the plaque in her honor and …

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Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield offers tents and tepees for rent for overnight camping. The tents are set up when you arrive for your overnight at the park. The tents are on platforms. The sites, which are on a peninsula overlooking lakes, include water, electricity and Wi-Fi access. Other amenities include picnic table fire ring …

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Opportunities are offered for folks who want to pitch in with protecting and improving waterways, parks and other natural areas  in South Florida. Volunteers are appreciated for events that include picking up plastic litter along shorelines and reefs and enhancing landscaping in public parks.  In addition to protecting the planet,  your effort often racks up …

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Relax in lovely outdoor spaces in South Florida.  Native and exotic foliage is on display in Broward gardens & forests. Soak in nature’s sights, sounds, scents. Delight in the antics of birds and other wildlife. For some venues, entry and parking are free. For others, entry fees &/or parking fees apply. Please follow mask & …

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Miami-Dade is filled with great trails that allow you to be active with your bicycles on a budget. Whether you want to mountain bike or just take a nice cruise, here are 13 free and cheap bike trails in Miami-Dade County that you and your family can enjoy. Remember to always take sunscreen, a water …

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In The Oasis shopping area at Sawgrass in Sunrise, an indoor arcade and family-friendly recreation venue offers deals & discounts. In The Game deals include $5 off with sign up for e-mail & $10 playcard on your birthday Tuesdays — free mini bowling with meal purchase Tuesdays — free kids meal with purchased entree Wednesdays …

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