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Lots of July Fourth events in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield and other towns in Broward feature fireworks, parades and plenty of live entertainment. Many are free, with free parking. Kids’ activities are often featured. Lots of events include live bands and food trucks.  Usually, Fourth of July events in 2024 are on Thursday, July 4, …

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Free Tunes ‘N Trucks outdoor events in Sunrise offer free concerts and dining options from your favorite food trucks. The popular series runs October through June and rotates through Sunrise parks. Food trucks set up at 6 p.m. Live music is at 7 p.m. and the venues offer free parking. The event Tunes ‘N Trucks …

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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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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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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 folks who sign up for the free Family rewards program at Ikea, participating restaurants in the home goods stores offers deals. Some deals are offered to shoppers with or without the Family Rewards program. Ikea Restaurant deals include: Mondays $3 for 8-piece Veggie Ball & Plant Ball plates, requires Family Rewards ID, while the …

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Welleby Park in Sunrise is sporting fun features. For kids, amenities include a nature-theme splash pad for wet fun, a playground with a rubberized safety surface, and a Safety Town play area.  For a stroll, a boardwalk runs along a lake. Dogs are welcome to nose around Pawgrass Dog Park. Welleby Park, 954-747-4600, is at …

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The South Florida Amateur Astronomy Association offers telescopes at Fox Observatory in Sunrise for peering into the night sky. Fox Observatory is in Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise 33326.  The facility is usually open Saturdays from about dusk until about 11 p.m, weather permitting, and representatives of South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association …

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For those who appreciate enticing and budget-friendly things to do in Broward, April offers festivals and events with live entertainment that don’t require a wad of dough. Free & Inexpensive festivals and other events  in April 2024 include Dancing in the Street, Oakland Park Slip into your dancing shoes for Dancing in The Street 6 …

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For a free family excursion, Sunrise Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free drive-in animated film. Drive-ins in 2024 include “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”  6:30 p.m. January 5  with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. Watch the flick from inside your vehicle with sound from your radio. Or bring a lawn seat. Purchase snacks …

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