If you enjoy browsing work by artists and artisans, art festivals and art events in Broward are plentiful. Many of the events are free, and offer frugal family-friendly fun. Art festivals Lauderdale by the Sea festival, October 8 & 9, 4400 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale By the Sea, free Las Olas Art Fair, October 22 […]
Ikea in Sunrise is presenting events that showcase featured local artists and offer opportunities to interact with the artists. The events include 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 4 3 at Ikea, 151 N.W. 136th Avenue, Sunrise 33325. The interactive projects focus on sea turtles. The featured artist is Frances Tyler. Different local artists are featured at each event, which is usually […]
For free weeknight entertainment, savor the sounds of old favorites with a DJ spinning tunes at the beach in Deerfield Beach. Music and dancing are most Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting. The venue is the Deerfield Beach Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 S.E. 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach, 954-480-4200 Other posts you might like […]
Here are the top free events, discounts and deals for having fun while saving money in Fort Lauderdale and all of Broward this week.
Einstein Bros. is offering a weekday deal on 13 bagels at participating shops. The price for a baker’s dozen is $7 on Mondays. Before venturing out to buy a bunch of bagels for your office mates, it’s probably a good idea to phone your favorite Einstein’s shops to determine which are offering the deal. Information […]
If you enjoy showcasing your talents, or sitting back while others do their thing, a sports bar in Fort Lauderdale offers opportunities. Marina 84 Sports Bar, 2440 W. State Road 84, features open-mike nights most Tuesdays at 8 p.m. and karaoke is 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. most Wednesdays. The event is free for patrons of the restaurant and bar. Information about […]
Electronics equipment, including a 3D printer, is offered to use for free at Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale. Users may design and make trinkets on a 3D printer and work with sophisticated software for audio and video production. Creation Station usually is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 12 p.m. to 8 […]
Entry is free for astronomy programs at Fern Forest in North Broward. The events, presented by South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association, feature astronomy information and basic telescope techniques. The next Evening with the Stars program is which include 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. September 16. It’s a good idea to phone Fern Forest the day of the event to ask […]
In August and September, Water Shuttle in Broward is offering free fares for kids. The free offer is for riders age 15 and younger. Water Shuttle features boats painted in a bright flamingo tone ferrying passengers to select points on the waterways of Fort Lauderdale. Information is on the website. The regular prices are $20 […]
Zumba, a popular dance workout, is offered free at Westfield Broward in Plantation. Space is limited and RSVPs are required for those interested in attending the Zumba events, which are offered most Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. RSVP online. Westfield Broward, formerly Broward Mall, is at 8000 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. Information about the event is […]
Online purchases require doing business with strangers. For an added element of safety, Broward Sheriff’s Office is offering venues to exchange merchandise and money. The designated transaction zones, including parking lots and lobbies of some BSO district offices, are free to use. The district offices generally are open specific hours and it’s wise to meet during the […]
How can you have fun this weekend without emptying your wallet? Here are our top picks for free and cheap things to do in Broward this weekend.
Listen or play along at free acoustic jamming events at a park in south Broward. The events at Secret Woods are free for participating musicians and those who want to tap their feet and enjoy the music. Jamming at Secret Woods is the fourth Sunday of most months, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Entering the park and […]