Loud, booming Fourth of July festivities are fun for people. Not so much for animals, including our furry best friends. The Humane Society of the United States and other animal advocacy organizations issue Independence Day tips for happy and safe pets. Keep pets indoors, away from fireworks, loud noises and flashing lights. Leave a TV or radio on. Read […]
The free Tow To Go program, a partnership of AAA and Budweiser in Florida and some other participating states, works to keep drunk drivers off the road on holidays. It’s a good reminder to think before you go out and designate a driver who’ll stay sober. Tow To Go, which is offered during many holidays and holiday […]
Entry is free to browse and shop at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale, which showcases the work of local artists. The gallery is open most Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ArtServe is at 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-462-8190 Information about the exhibit is online. Photo/ArtServe Other posts about free events […]
Relish your winter break in Fort Lauderdale and other towns in Broward with free things to do and discounts for attractions, activities and recreation. Our list includes fun for tots, teens, families and adults that’s free, inexpensive or offered with a deal. We’ll be adding additional suggestions. Enjoy yourself. Recreation Groupon deals $35 for bowling and […]
We love featuring discounts for entertainment, theater and festivals in South Florida, including New Year’s Eve events, Lionel Richie at BB&T in Sunrise, Yanni in Fort Lauderdale, Olympic star Simone Biles and Fort Lauderdale Fest. Information about each of these deals is on the links. $22 & $37 for Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular January 25 at BB&T, $47 […]
For some family-friendly activities in South Florida, buying tickets online before the event offers a discount. For example, entry for Family FunDay events at a museum in north Broward is $4 per person if bought online at least a day early, or $5 at the door. FunDay events are at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral […]
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 97 cheap and easy homemade Halloween costumes. Plus, we’ve got ideas for Halloween costumes for pets. If you’ve created something you’d like to share, we’d be delighted if […]
Old-fashioned fun for Fourth of July is featured at Flamingo Gardens, a popular wildlife and botanical gardens attraction in southwest Broward. The event 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 4 features watermelon-eating, pie-eating and hula hoop events. A DJ spins 30s and 40s tunes. Guests are encouraged to wear 30s and 40s outfits, and possibly win prizes. While at the attraction, savor […]
Looking for some inexpensive holiday gifts for your four-legged friends? Patti Roth shares some ideas for low-cost presents for pets.
Folks who enjoy transforming pumpkins into sculptural works of art, here’s a free offer you’ll enjoy. The Pumpkin Lady website and Facebook page provide several free patterns. Thanks Wichita On The Cheap for this terrific tip.