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Everyone knows the movies can be an expensive adventure (especially for families), so any opportunity to save money is worthy of the spotlight. If you’re a film fanatic, Tuesday is the day to go to Regal Theatres, which has locations in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Ticket prices range from $5 to $8. Every …

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Free school supplies are offered at lots of events in Broward for students returning to school. Events sometimes include free groceries, food vouchers, and free haircuts.  Back To School events occasionally include fun and entertainment, with fashion shows and activities. Some provide free backpacks loaded with school supplies for eligible students, while supplies last. Eligibility …

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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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When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun and interesting things to do. Maybe educational. Especially, if those activities are free, cheap or come with a discount. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties offer lots of fun and entertainment for families. both indoors and outdoors.   We …

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The NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale offers free admission as part of Sunny Days/Starry Nights events from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. The 2024 event in July is July 11 because of the Independence Day holiday. The events include activities for kids and adults.  Often events include 2-for-1 …

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Eligible apparel, household items and other goods are typically half-price on Wednesdays at participating Salvation Army Family Stores in Broward. The deal is valid for lots of items at the thrift stores including shoes, purses and other goods, except furniture. Participating stores offer other discounts, such as a discount 0f 50% on yellow  items, except …

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For a taste of India in Fort Lauderdale, the India Independence Day Festival includes entertainment, food and fun for kids. Shop from vendors featuring apparel, jewelry and henna designs. Delight in dancing and other live performances representing different regions of India. India Independence Day Festival in 2024 is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, August …

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Sing. Play saxophone. Tell jokes. Share your talents with others, or sit back and delight in the show. Free open mic events are offered at several Broward library branches. If you want to perform, you usually need to arrive a bit early and sign up. Here are some open mic events at Broward County libraries: …

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For teens, Planet Fitness is offering a free program for working out during summer. The Planet Fitness Summer Pass offer is valid in 2024 for teens ages 14 to 19 June 1 – August 31 at participating venues, with registration required.  Teens age 17 and younger need to register with a parent. Information is online.  …

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Water Taxi on The Intracoastal Waterway runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including 20 percent off for Florida residents. Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is at 954-467-6677 or online.  Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from …

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Lots of wonderful pets are available for adoption at shelters in South Florida. If you’re interested in enhancing your family with a dog, kitty or bunny, some shelters and rescue organizations offer perks, occasional deals and free adoption fees. Humane Society of Broward  954-989-3977 extension 6  2070 Griffin Road, Dania Beach 33312 Discounted adoption fees …

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