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Public transportation can be a challenge to navigate for those who are unfamiliar with the interconnected systems, but it can also be an essential mode of travel to the savvy, frugal-minded transit rider. In South Florida’s sprawling urban-suburban landscape, there are various levels of how a person can get from point-A to point-B and back, …

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If you’re on a quest to discover a place where you can take the kids and enjoy the day for next to nothing, then the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is definitely a place for the whole family to enjoy an authentic outdoor Florida adventure. And best of all, admission is free! There is no charge …

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Have you ever fed a shark or a stingray? Wouldn’t it be great if there were a place you could take the kids that would be educational and fun for an entire afternoon for only $10? Well, there is. Sandoway Discovery Center in Delray Beach offers the following activities all for the cost of admission: …

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Delray Beach offers a robust arts and entertainment vibe, including art walk events, art festivals, and public art displays and installations. Join the art galleries and working artist studios in downtown Delray Beach to peruse, shop, learn about and appreciate the vibrant culture of the visual arts, with performances, demonstrations, workshops and much more. Lots …

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Got time? If you’ve got some spare time and you’re looking for a way to give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of others, volunteering is a great option. There are many different volunteer opportunities available, so you’re sure to find one that’s a good fit for you. And the …

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When tech guru Steve Jobs said, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life,” he was paraphrasing the old adage to “follow your passion.” But what if you don’t know what that is?  Become a volunteer This is a good way for you to learn, observe, assist or even teach and …

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach was founded more than 40 years ago, but the challenges it faces today have not only been compounded by the effects of recent climate change but also by the increase of red tide and toxic blue-green algae on sea creatures and ocean ecology. Situated on one of the …

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Free beach parking might seem like a dream in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, but plenty of spaces can be found along Palm Beach County’s 37 miles of coastline.   The free beachside parking spots get easier to find as you travel north from Boca Raton to Tequesta.   To keep up with the latest news, …

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Marco-Polo — Spish-Splash, come on in, the water’s fine. Grab your swimsuits, it’s time for some aquatic fun under sunny South Florida skies. While some pools, like those at the YMCAs, are usually open year-round, others, such as water parks with slides and many municipal or community pools, tend to be seasonal. The good news …

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Every Friday, you can shake off the sand and head down to the lawn at The Norton as part of the museum’s Art After Dark series every Friday. Reduced-rate tickets are $5-$10; members and children 12 and under are admitted for free. Plus, active military and county residents will be admitted free of charge, with …

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