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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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Summer ready: Planet Fitness is FREE for teens

For teens, Planet Fitness is offering a free program for working out during summer. The offer is valid for teens ages 14 to 19 until August 31 at participating venues, with registration required.  Teens age 17 and younger need to register with a parent, either online or in person.  The Planet Fitness website states: “In …

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Water parks, water playgrounds and pools

Refreshing fun is offered at pools, water parks and water playgrounds in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Entry fees for some public pools & water parks is relatively inexpensive. Some water parks offers deals, such as reduced fees in the afternoons.  Entry is free for plenty of splash pads with spritzing features in public …

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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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