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Things to do with kids this summer (free, low-cost & deals)

When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, if those activities are free. Inexpensive. Or offered with an enticing discount. Lots of indoor & outdoor fun and entertainment — including free fun and entertainment — is offered in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater …

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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties often include extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, family activities or petting zoos. That means vendor fairs and farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful, …

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Regal Cinemas kids’ summer movies for $2

Regal Cinema is bringing back its Summer Movie Express by offering kid-friendly movies for $2 each. Here is the schedule. Participation varies with different theaters. Participating theaters do not necessarily feature all of these films. Week 2: May 31 and June 1 – Penguins of Madagascar and The LEGO Movie Week 3: June 7 and …

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Museums free for military families this summer

Taking an entire family to a museum can run into the three figures. But military families can get a big break thanks to Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense. Photo: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day The program offers FREE admission to more …

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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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