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Egg hunts for kids and other family events for Easter and Spring are offered Broward.  Often an Easter Bunny — or Peter Rabbit or Spring Bunny —  is on site. Some events offer exciting features, such as a marshmallow drop from a helicopter in Hollywood. Lots of events in Broward are open to the public …

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Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans at the many farmers’ markets and vendor fairs in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The South Florida farmers markets and vendor fairs often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, …

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The Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in a fantasy world  with performers, artisans and activities inspired by another place and time. Discount opportunities are offered. The popular event in 2024 is on weekends from February 3 through March 25 at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield …

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For an easy nature excursion, Deerfield Arboretum features about 200 trees from different parts of the world. The nickname for the venue is “Tree Zoo.” Entry is free.   The arboretum is on about nine acres with a walking path.  The route includes flowering tropical fruit trees, exotics, palms, wetlands, bamboo, natives, butterfly garden, and …

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Foreign films are offered for free in Deerfield Beach, presented by Deerfield Beach Historical Society. The international films often include refreshments related to the nation where the film was produced. Donations are appreciated. International Film Night is usually 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month at the Deerfield Beach Historical Society museum building, 84 …

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Free paper shredding and safe prescription disposal are offered by Broward Sheriff’s Office exclusively for Broward residents. Shred-A-Thon events are intended to avoid identity theft by shredding personal papers with private information.  The events also accept old unused prescription medications for safe disposal.  In fact, incentives are offered for turning in prescriptions. The reward is …

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Pull out your favorite swimwear. The water playground at Quiet Waters Park offers occasional extra events and opportunities for discounts. Splash Adventure is an interactive shallow water playground with slides and spritzy features. Quiet Waters Park is at 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach 33442.  Splash Adventure Photo/Broward Parks & Recreation Water playground fees & …

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Broward pools, water parks and water playgrounds offer refreshing fun in greater Fort Lauderdale. You can find splash pads with free entry, pools and water parks that don’t cost much, and even some water parks that offer discounts in the afternoons. If you’re looking for a pool, water park or splash pad in Broward, check …

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If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable.  Plenty of entertaining events and interesting activities in Broward are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic indulgence. Ideas for Free & Inexpensive Dates …

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