Jun 122016
Free for dads Father's Day at Flamingo Gardens in Broward, others half price

Dads are entitled to free entry at Flamingo Gardens in southwest Broward on Father’s Day if they’re accompanying a paying guest. The wildlife and botanical attraction in Davie is featuring a special event June 18 and June 19, and entry Read More

Dec 302015
Free 'chip a tree' Christmas tree recycling program in Broward

Participating Broward parks are accepting natural holiday trees for recycling. Residents may drop off trees for free — up to two per vehicle, with all trimmings and decorations removed. The shredded Chip-A-Tree bits are recycled as landscaping material at the Read More

Dec 222015
Train rides, selfies with Santa & light show free at Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach

Entertaining and festive, Symphony of Lights is a free outdoor light show in an open-air plaza in southeast Broward. The light display at The  Village at  Gulfstream Park is every hour on the hour 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. most nights November Read More

Dec 052015
Events with snow in Deerfield Beach, Wilton Manors  & Margate

Even in sunny South Florida, kids are able to frolic in frosty snow. Several events include snow mountains and snow fun  for mitten-wearing youngsters. Some events include a fee for snow activities. Santa’s Enchanted Evening, 7 p.m. to 9 Read More

Dec 022015
Free lighting festivities in Tamarac & Wilton Manors December 2 & 3

Entertainment, vendors and festive lighting displays are featured at free family-friendly events in Broward. The events include live music performances.  Tamarac Holiday Lighting Festival, 6 p.m., Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac,  includes lighting a Christmas Read More

Oct 272015
Halloween events in Broward, most are free

For Halloween fun, various family-friendly events are offered in Broward, including Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Plantation, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood and other towns. Many are free.  You may want to bring  money, because some of the events include extra activities or refreshments Read More

Jun 142015
Discount for dads Father's Day weekend at Butterfly World in Coconut Creek

Fathers are entitled to discount entry fees on Father’s Day weekend at Butterfly World in north Broward. The discounted fee is $10 for dads June 18  and June 19 at the attraction in Tradewinds Park. The regular rates at Butterfly World are $26.95 for ages 12 and Read More

Sep 282012
Frugal Halloween costumes

Skip the stores. Supplies for the family’s Halloween outfits might be right in your own house.  Living On The Cheap offers an assortment of frugal ideas for homemade costumes. If you’ve created something you’d like to share, we’d Read More

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