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For a fun, unique and inexpensive activity in north Broward, hop aboard a little railroad.  The teeny train runs on tracks around a pond at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. Train rides offered third weekends Functioning model locomotives offer rides 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the third full weekend of each month, weather permitting. It’s …

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Public school will be out soon (June 6 to be exact) and for parents, that means keeping the kids busy with summer camp. Whether your kids are artistic, outdoorsy or creative, we’ve got an inexpensive option for your consideration. The City of Miami and Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Departments, as well as those in individual …

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Spending Sundays with family is always a goal and ICA Miami in the Miami Design District makes it just a little easier, and a lot of fun with their weekly Family Sundays at ICA Miami. Reserved tickets are required.  Here is the schedule for the upcoming Family Sunday events: May 19: “Musical Storytelling”  May 26: …

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AllGolf in Pembroke Pines features putt-put golf, with two 18-hole play areas. And, if you go at the right time, you can play mini-golf for less.  Deals include: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Kids 11 and younger play free with an adult paying regular price of $13 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Play …

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For free family entertainment, Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation is offering outdoor films at Bass Park pool. Lounge by the pool. Or watch a movie with a dip in the water.  Films featured in 2024  include: 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10: “Spiderman Across the Spider-Verse” 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 14: “Super Mario Bros. Movie” Feel …

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The NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale offers free admission as part of Sunny Days/Starry Nights events from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. Often events include 2-for-1 deals on wine. Fun For Kids The free first Thursdays events usually include free Mini Muse events for kids, from 4:30 p.m. …

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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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Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre has teamed up with Coral Gables Commissioner Kirk Menendez to introduce a new generation to some classic, legendary flicks. Tickets are free; order online. Don’t delay, limited seating, for residents and subscribers. What: “Jaws” When: Sunday, July. 21, 2024 at 5 p.m. Upcoming screenings include: The Godfather – Sunday, …

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