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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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West Regional Library in Plantation is featuring a drumming workshop for young people. The event in 2024 is 1 p.m. Saturday February 17 and entry is free. West Regional Library is at 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation 33324. Parking is free. The event ties in with Black History Month. Plenty of other Black History events …

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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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For youngsters who are fascinated with trucks, Plantation is offering a perfect event. Touch a Truck in Plantation includes opportunities to walk right up to and possibly sit inside fire trucks, tractors and other vehicles. In 2024, the free event is 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday March 16, with no horns 9 a.m. – …

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Plantation is rocking out with free Rock The Park outdoor events that include live bands and food trucks. Events are at Pine Island Park, with food vendors set up at 6 p.m. and entertainment at 7 p.m. The event is the first Friday of most months, but occasionally the date changes. Featured bands include: November …

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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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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. Every Tuesday, Regal Crown Club members can enjoy Value …

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