When kids are out of school on summer break, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, if those activities are free. Or offered at an appealing discount. We’re pleased to offer some nifty suggestions. Free things to do Free kids’ movies at Paragon theater in Davie, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in summer Free family-friendly movies […]
Several Broward libraries are offering free showings of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The screenings include May 26 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hollywood Library 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 33020, 954-357-7760 May 27 2 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Deerfield Beach Library 837 E Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach 33441, 954-357-7680
With the surf and ocean breezes as a beautiful backdrop, Friday Night Sound Waves events offer free entertainment at Fort Lauderdale Beach. Featured musicians and bands, which vary by event, perform 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. most Fridays March 10 to November 10 at Las Olas Boulevard and A1A, right off the beach. Information about the family-friendly events and featured performers is online. Examples of performers […]
Replicas of 27 dinosaurs are poised amid lush foliage during an impressive exhibit at a popular botanical and wildlife attraction in southwest Broward. For frugal approach to savoring the display, discount opportunities are offered. Lost World of Dinosaurs is featured at Flamingo Gardens in Davie May 27 to September 4, including KidzFest May 27 to […]
The regular fee for Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show is $10, but opportunities for $3 discounts are offered. Buy a single-day ticket online before the event by May 25 and pay $7. The online price for kids 11 and younger is $1 online an at the box office. For the discounts, buy tickets online . […]
Local artists open their studios and exhibit spaces to showcase their work during lively and popular artwalk festivities in the Flagler Arts Technology (FAT) district in Fort Lauderdale. FATVillage Artwalk is the last Saturday of most months 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the arts district known as FATVillage around Northwest First Avenue and Northwest Fifth Street, […]
Online interactive tutoring assistance for school work is offered for free by Broward Library. Tutoring and other academic assistance resources are provided via an outside website that’s free to use from anywhere by typing in your Broward library number. The website uses digital white boards and other on-screen devices for interactive exchanges with youngsters, teenagers and adult students. Help with homework questions and other educational resources are […]
Here are the top free events, discounts and deals for having fun while saving money in Fort Lauderdale and all of Broward this week.
Lego stores in Aventura and Sunrise offer a free project for kids to build and keep. The free Lego Monthly Model Mini Build events are usually from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and Wednesday of the month. The event is for youngsters ages 6 to 14. To participate, parents need to join the LEGO VIP program, which […]
Entertainment and food trucks are featured at free events offered occasionally in Oakland Park. Music on Main Street events, which are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., include February 24 – Iko-Iko March 24 – Tom Jackson April 28 – Fondo Blanco May 26 – Mr. Nice Guy The festivities are in front of Oakland Park City Hall, 3650 N.E. […]
For a frugal spin on bowling with friends, browse deals offered at AMF Lanes in Davie and Pembroke Pines. Deals include $12.09 unlimited bowling Mondays after 8 p.m., including shoe rentals $2 games and $2 shoe rentals Tuesdays after 8 p.m. for students with university ID, $11 unlimited games after 9 p.m. Thursdays, including shoe rental; […]
Online purchases usually require doing business with strangers. For an added element of safety, Broward Sheriff’s Office offers some of its stations 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.