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Free events at MOCA in North Miami

The Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami is the place to check out groundbreaking and thought-provoking exhibitions and catch live jazz acts on the last Friday of the month during the free Jazz at MOCA. However, it’s also where to go for other free events.

Here’s what’s coming up this week:

March 7: MOCA miniMakers: HamacaS from 2-4 p.m.

This hands-on art workshop for kids ages 6-12 will be led by artist Liene Bosquê. She will present a weaving experience where kids participate in her interactive installation called “HamacaS.” During the workshop, kids will learn collaborative weaving techniques and participate in a group project. RSVP required.

March 11: MOCA Moving Images: Weaving on Film from 7-9 p.m.

The screening is of a 16mm film and digital video Weaving on Film about weaving and the culture surrounding the age-old craft. The screening is followed by a talk led by artist Liene Bosquê and project coordinator Ana Clara Silva. This event is in conjunction with the artists’s current installation “HamacaS.” RSVP required.

Other museum deals, free days and special events:

Monday, September 26, 2022

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

2-1 entry to Flamingo Gardens coupon

9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Flamingo Gardens

$15 Mondays at Zoo Miami

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

2-1 entry to Flamingo Gardens coupon

9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Flamingo Gardens

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

2-1 entry to Flamingo Gardens coupon

9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Flamingo Gardens

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

2-1 entry to Flamingo Gardens coupon

9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Flamingo Gardens

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

House of Horror Amusement Park coupon

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Miami International Mall

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Friday, September 30, 2022

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

2-1 entry to Flamingo Gardens coupon

9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Flamingo Gardens

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Art After Dark at Norton in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Norton Museum of Art

House of Horror Amusement Park coupon

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Miami International Mall

Into the Stacks: Heroines

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wolfsonian-FIU

Jazz at MOCA outdoor concert series

8:00 pm | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU free every Saturday

All Day | FREE | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Gold Coast Museum free first Saturday

All Day | FREE | Gold Coast Railroad Museum

Free entry to museums with bank card

All Day | FREE | South Florida Museums

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

House of Horror Amusement Park coupon

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Miami International Mall

Night sky viewing with telescopes

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Fox Observatory

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Free entry to museu,s

All Day | FREE | South Florida Museums

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids in September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

House of Horror Amusement Park coupon

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Miami International Mall

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

See all the free and cheap events this week.

Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Biscayne Times, Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL.

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