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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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Vintage fire truck. Everglades display. In addition to exhibits, Plantation Historical Museum offers occasional events, model trains, and activities. The museum usually is open 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on  Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with occasional exceptions. Donations are accepted. It’s wise to verify it’s open the day you are interested in. Plantation Historical …

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Some of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are free. Allow your wallet a break and browse these recommendations. Places with free entry ArtServe Fort Lauderdale  The venue  offers a gallery and gift shop with an emphasis on work featuring South Florida artists. It is usually …

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Legends restaurants in South Florida are offering a kids eat free dea. The deal is valid in 2024 Tuesdays and Sundays, June 11 through August 11,, with purchase of an adult entree.  Legends Tavern and Grille  restaurants include: 10 SW 6th St, Pompano Beach 33060, 954-933-3859 1391 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach 33442, 754-212-2655 1387 …

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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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If you’re thinking about going out for dinner, perhaps you’ll venture to a park.  Food truck fare is featured at Volunteer Park in Plantation. Food trucks are at the park 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, and usually include live entertainment or a DJ, activities and local artisan vendors if you’d like to do some …

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Free events and entertainment for kids and adults are offered at Plantation Walk, a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining plaza in Plantation. Plantation Walk is at 321 N. University Drive, Plantation. Events usually are free, with free parking. Pets are usually permitted. Outside food and beverages are typically not permitted. Events at Plantation Walk include Singalongs …

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Get ready for a Red, LIME and Blue Celebration! For the entire month of July, LIME Fresh Mexican Grill is offering a special promotion on frozen margaritas that feature a special red, white and blue option to celebrate the Fourth of July.  This offer will be available for dine-in and takeout (not delivery) orders and …

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If you and your pals like to ponder such intriguing facts as the number of toes on a sloth while sipping beer or nibbling on appetizers, several restaurants and bars in Broward offer trivia night events. Play alone or  round up friends and form a team. Most trivia night events are free to play while patronizing the …

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