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Santa & his water sleigh float along river in Wilton Manors

Sometimes Santa soars in a flying sleigh. While in South Florida, he apparently enjoys traveling by river in a lighted water sleigh. He and his reindeer will be navigating the Middle River in Wilton Manors  5 p.m. December 14, weather permitting. Our jolly guy’s excursion launces from Colohatchee Boat Ramp. Spectators watch Santa from local …

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Farmers markets, vendor fairs: Food, vintage wares and handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets and vendor fairs in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting or petting zoos. Usually entry is …

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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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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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