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Holiday Fantasy of Lights in North Broward offers discounts

For your seasonal entertainment, a drive-thru wonderland of animated light displays is on full display at Tradewinds Park. Holiday Fantasy of Lights in 2022 is featured 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. November 23 – January 1, with discount opportunities. Regular rates on site are $24 per vehicle and $45 for bus or vehicle with at …

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Fern Forest is an oasis for nature walks

If you’re looking to soak (maybe bring a raincoat) in the outdoors in South Florida, Fern Forest is a lush oasis for nature walks. 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 area and parking are free.  The …

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Butterfly World: $5 off & other discounts

Nab a discount for  enchanting Butterfly World in North Broward.  The popular walk-through attraction, which is at Tradewinds Park,  features free-flight aviaries with tropical foliage and thousands of butterflies and birds from different parts of the world. Regular prices are $32.50 for guests age12 and older, $22.50 for children age 3-11 and free for age …

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Fern Forest Fun Day

 Nature walks and art projects for kids are included in Fern Forest Fall Fun Day. The event in 2022 is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. October 16, with free entry. Donations are recommended. Guided nature walks are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Fern Forest, which includes dozens of species of ferns.   Other Events …

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Pics with a pig: Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park for $3

File this under who knew? Broward is home to goats, a pig  and other farm critters. And you and the kiddos can get up-close-and-personal. Tradewinds Park features an educational farm with sheep, a pig, goats and more. Farm tours are offered on weekends for $3 a person. In addition, weekend entry fees for Tradewinds Park apply. …

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Train rides offered at Tradewinds Park

For a fun, unique and relatively inexpensive activity in north Broward, hop aboard a little railroad.  The teeny train runs on tracks around a pond at Tradewinds Park. Train rides offered third weekends Functioning model locomotives offer rides 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. third full weekends of each month, weather permitting.  Tradewinds & Atlantic Railroad …

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Ideas for free and cheap dates in Broward

If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable in Fort Lauderdale and the rest of Broward County. Plenty of exciting events and interesting activities are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic …

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Free: Libraries loan electronics, robotics & other gear

You name it. Family-friendly fun. Yoga. Educational workshops. Tutoring. Technology & digital equipment.  Take-home tablets. Language lessons. Entertainment. It’s likely offered at a Broward library. Or,  online via the website. Most everything offered from Broward Library is free.  If you need a library card, obtain it  for free, including online versions. Read our feature, Register …

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