Mar 312011

Spend only a few dollars for these performances.

Tickets are $4 to $6 for some of the shows at Bailey Hall in Davie.

 — Broward College Jazz Band & Combo, April 8 at 8 p.m.

— Broward Choral Society Spring Concert, April 9 at 8 p.m.

Bailey Hall is at Broward College, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie,  954-201-6884.

Mar 312011

Water safety information is offered at an April Pools Day event in Plantation.

A mock  rescue demonstration also is featured at the free event, Monday April 4 at 10 a.m. 

The event is at the Plantation Aquatic Complex, 9151 NW Second St., Plantation, 954-452-2525.

Mar 312011

officedepotNeed to do a bit of shredding? Want to make a copy of your tax return? schedules & all? You may want to take advantage of one of these coupons:

Through April 23, you can use these printable coupons at Office Depot to  download tax forms (up to 25 pages), copy your tax documents (up to 25 pages) or shred up to five pounds of documents, all free. There’s a limit of one  set of coupons per household or business.

Thanks to Mile High on the Cheap for the lead.

Mar 212011

Theater goers, grab a pal.

   Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts is offering a 20 percent discount with purchase of two adult tickets.

The discount is for My Fair Lady 8 p.m. Saturday March 26.

For students, tickets are $10 for the 2 p.m. performance Saturday  March 26.

The  theater is at the River of Grass ArtsPark, 17195 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, 954-437-4884.

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Mar 212011

moneyIt’s tax time again, and you may be looking for some help.

If you do your own tax return and your adjusted gross income is $58,000 or less, you can file free from the IRS website, using Free File software.

A number of companies, organizations and volunteers provide free tax-filing help in South Florida. Most of the free assistance is for people whose tax situation is relatively simple, but it never hurts to ask. Some programs have income limits for free assistance.

Here are places you can get free tax help in South Florida:

Mar 182011

In keeping with its  tradition, Rita’s shops are offering free Italian ice treats to kick off spring.

The free ices are available noon to 9 p.m. Sunday March 20 at Rita’s shops, which include about 30 in Florida.

In Broward, Rita’s is 5709 N. University Drive, Tamarac, 954-597-9040

Mar 142011

For a limited time, you can download 150-plus MP3s by artists playing the 2011 South by Southwest Music & Film Festival (SXSW).

Mar 112011

Quarterdeck restaurants are offering a free pint of beer with purchase.

The beer is free to guests purchasing an entree or sandwich while supplies are available.

 The St. Patrick’s Day deal  is available  Sunday March 13 to Thursday March 17.

Quarterdeck restaurants are in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Davie, Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens.

  • 12370 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, 954-423-4197
  • 3155 S. University Drive, Davie, 954-452-7676
  • 2933 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-525-2010
  • 1541 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale, 954-524-6163
Mar 112011

Enjoy National Pi Day even if you want to skip the arithmetic.

Morton’s The Steakhouse restaurants are using the occassion to offer a deal on the other type of pie.

For  National Pi Day, Monday, March 14, Morton’s restaurants are offering a slice of key lime pie for $3.14.

Morton’s is at  500 E.  Broward Blvd.,  Fort Lauderdale, 954-467-9720.

Mar 082011

The  film shown on an inflatible screen outdoors is free.

The Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department is featuring Despicable Me, rated PG,  at 7 p.m. Friday March 11.

The free movie is shown in the Four Fields Complex, 1700 NE Eighth St., Pompano Beach,

Movie goers may tote along their own chairs, blankets and snacks.

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