Free school supplies, fun events, and information about resources are offered for students returning to school in South Florida.
With some events that include distributing free school supplies and other items for students, eligibility restrictions occasionally apply.
For example, free items & free haircuts might be reserved for residents of municipality where event is.
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Free Events, including events with free items for eligible students
- Washington Park Family Fun Day and Back-to-School event, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. August 14, 5199 Pembroke Road, Hollywood 33020, includes bounce house, entertainment, refreshments, vaccinations, & backpacks while supplies last for ages 6-17, information online
- School supplies for Lauderdale Lakes residents kindergarten – 12th grade, registering online is required & proof of residency required, Drive-Thru resource fair August 14 while supplies last, Lauderdale Lakes multipurpose facilities, 4340 NW 36th Street, Lauderdale Lakes 33319, 954-535-2804, website
- Lauderhill Chamber event includes free school supplies, haircuts, entertainment, games, food; free items for K-12 while supplies last, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. August 14, hair salon, 7561 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33319, information online
- Register online required, Back 2 School Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. August 15, Praise Tabernacle International, 1050 NW 43rd Avenue, Plantation 33313, 954-792-0367
- Flamingo Gardens features Back To School weekend 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. August 14 & 15, includes “Big Bugs” exhibit, educational information & interactive fun. For information & discount opportunities, read Flamingo Gardens in Davie features botanical gardens, wildlife, & events
Free live homework help online & other resources from Broward Library
- ACT & SAT Prep Program
- Axis 360
- Homework help online, interactive educational assistance for youngsters, teens & adult students. Use Brainfuse by entering your library card number or an Instant eCard, also free. Free online homework help via Broward Library
- Emedia – language lessons & other educational programs
- Youth Programs & Resources
- Adult Education and Training
- Your ID is Your Key: Partnership with Broward County Public Schools that allows students to use their student ID number to get a BCL Digital Direct Library Card.
- Online Resources: virtual access to encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, research databases and others
- Miss Humblebee’s Academy: Online kindergarten-readiness curriculum for ages 3-6 with on- and offline activities
- Youth Education Resources
- Online computer classes, Register
School District Information
Broward Public Schools feature an information page online
Other deals for students
- Xfinity Xfinity Internet with Visa Gift cards and Amazon Music Unlimited free for 6monthsy for Students who verify on xfinity.com/student
- Washington Post $1 per month deal
- Headspace offers a student plan for $9.99 per year
- Lovesac extra 5% off through Lovesac.com or through a Lovesac Showroom
- Burton Snowboards For college Students and Teachers, 20% off discount
- Business Insider up to 70% off with a discounted subscription, with verified employment at any recognized college or university.
- ASICS 25% off at ASICS until September 6
- Boden 20% OFF & free shipping & returns over $49
- Spotify Spotify Premium stream for 3 months free, then $4.99/month
- Nike 10% off
- DIRECTV exclusive pricing on streaming NFL Sunday Ticket
- Autodesk AutoCAD software offered to students and educators for free
- Peloton Students, educators, military, first responders, and healthcare workers are eligible for a 30-day free trial, followed with low monthly fees
- J.Crew 20% off
- YouTube $6.99/month for Unlimited Streaming
- CONVERSE 15% Off for Students & Military
- SiriusXM 3 months free on a streaming subscription
- Wall Street Journal Discounted Student Subscription
- Adorama deals
- Free things to do & deals this weekend
- Festivals & events
- Excellent value: 2-for-1 & other LauderDEALS discounts for fun, recreation & retail