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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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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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Library branches in Broward occasionally feature free live entertainment. Shows in 2024 include: Steel Pans Steel pan performance by Steel Away is 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Miramar branch library.  The library, 954-357-8090, is at 2050 Civic Center Place. Juggling A juggling performance is featured 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Southwest Regional …

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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, attractions 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 …

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For an interesting twist on nightlife activities, register for evening nature walks at Broward parks.  Some parks occasionally offer night hikes in forests, prairies, on shorelines and other intriguing outdoor spaces. On the tour, you’ll savor distinctive nocturnal sights, scents and sounds of evenings in the wild. It’s a nice idea for a romantic date, …

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Residents who volunteer to rescue and foster homeless kittens are valuable in South Florida. Some of the rescued kitties are newborns. Others are wandering streets and neighborhoods. For folks interested in rescuing abandoned kittens or fostering them until they’re old enough to be adopted, free information and workshops are offered at Broward Library branches. Kitten …

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Delight in foods and live entertainment representing Asian-American and Pacific Islander friends and neighbors. Asian American and Pacific Islander Evening in 2023 is 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. May 6 outdoors in the park at 6900 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33023. Entry to the event is free. Asian food items and drinks are available for purchase. …

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Free entry days & discounts offer a wonderful & frugal opportunity to play tourist in your own town. Many Museums in Broward offer free-entry days or discounts for groups, senior citizens, military and members of other museums. Some venues are always free. Broward museum deals & free-entry days are perfect for a rainy day, a …

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