Feb 092012
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redbox oRedbox is offering free DVD rentals for Valentine’s Day.

The free movie offer is available for Facebook users to share with their friends.

The deal works like this — Facebook users send a digital Valentine to their friends, and the friends receive a promo code for a free rental from a Redbox kiosk February 14.

To receive the promo code, a Facebook account is required, and another Facebook user needs to send a Valentine.

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Feb 072012

Sunview Park in Fort Lauderdale is featuring a free Sweet Heart Dance for guests ages 12 to 16.

The event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. February 14. Pre-registrations is required, 954-791-1040

The park is at 1500 SW 42nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

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Feb 112011

Love and romance are great.  Also great —  plenty of ways to spend Valentine’s Day weekend in South Florida without forking over a fortune.

We’ve put together a mix-and-match assortment of free and relatively inexpensive activities to savor with your favorite sweethearts.

Broward County

  • Stargazing — The Fox Observatory in Markham Park  is free on Saturdays after duskweather permitting. Members of the South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association are available to assist with the equipment, 954-357-8868.
  •  Renew your vows. Hallandale Parks and Recreation  is offering Say “I Do” again festivities at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14.  Register by Wednesday Feb. 9. Phone  954-457-1452.
  • Free music with a fabulous ocean backdrop at Hollywood Beach Theatre at Johnson Street on Hollywood’s Broadwalk 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Valentine’s Day, Andrea G performs.  Other free concerts at the theater are Friday Feb. 11 and Saturday Feb. 12. Also, the theater offers free music Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Palm Beach County

  • Free Valentine’s theme musical show Love American Style, 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 11 at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton, 561-393-7827.
    Bring a chair, or rent a chair for $2.
  •   Picnic & music  — Pre-order a picnic basket of treats for two from Whole Foods at Downtown at the Gardens,  11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. in Palm Beach Gardens. Prices are  $15.99 to $19.99.  Folks who purchased the picnic brunches  are invited to stroll over to Downtown Park  for the Valentine’s Day Jazz Brunch Sunday, Feb. 13 noon to 2 p.m., 561-340-1600.

Miami-Dade County

  • Free outdoor music — Latin jazz artist Kiki Sanchez  performs as part of the Noches Tropicales Concerts, 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 11  at Tropical Park, 7900 S.W. 40th St., Miami,  305-271-0812.
  • Guided Nature Walks 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays at Greynolds Park17530 W. Dixie Highway, N. Miami,  The fee is $3 a person. Reservations are required,  305-945-3425.
  • Flying kites — Seaside kite-flying 10 a.m. to sunset every day at Haulover Park, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami.  Skyward Kites’ kite shop sells kites, windsocks and wind spinners at prices of $5 and up,  305-893-0906 or 305-947-3525. 

  For a deal on Valentine’s Day dining, about 55 participating Pollo Tropical restaurants in South Florida are offering two dinners for $9.99 on Feb. 14.  To receive the offer, text SWEETHEART to 30241.   The deal is available at  company-owned restaurant in Florida.

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Feb 112011

Here’s an offer for you and your furry sweetie.

Valentine  pictures of your adorable pet family members are $8.

 The $8 picture fee is a donation to Broward County’s Animal Adoption Center.

The event is at noon to 3 p.m. Saturday Feb. 12 at  Broward County Adoption Center, 1870 S.W. 39th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-359-1010.

If you adopt a pet on Saturday, the photo is free.

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