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  • Plan the perfect school year with our After-School Guide

    Plan the perfect school year with our After-School Guide

    South Florida students have less than a month before school begins, and registration is ramping up for after-school programs for the kids.  Find the perfect after-school activity for your child — or a great place to explore during the summer before the school year begins — in South Florida Parenting’s...

  • What's new and what's missing at recently reopened Jungle Island in Miami | Video

    What's new and what's missing at recently reopened Jungle Island in Miami | Video

    After Hurricane Irma in September wiped out a large part of the tree canopy at Jungle Island in Miami, the park’s owners took the opportunity to upgrade the attraction. It reopened Memorial Day weekend with a number of new, active elements for visitors. Jungle Island has a history with hurricanes....

  • Kids ride free on Brightline trains

    Kids ride free on Brightline trains

    Kids ride free on Brightline trains in South Florida thanks to a summer promotion. The deal is good through Aug. 31 on travel between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Two complimentary tickets for kids ages 12 and younger can be booked on each reservation with at least one adult ticket....

  • The best for kids and families in South Florida | 2018 Kids Crown Awards

    The best for kids and families in South Florida | 2018 Kids Crown Awards

    We only want the best for our kids, and here they are! South Florida Parenting readers voted in 150 categories -- from pizza to pediatricians, movie theaters to maternity centers -- in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.  

  • A to Z: Summer family fun in South Florida

    A to Z: Summer family fun in South Florida

    Summer has finally arrived, giving South Florida families time to explore the incredible region they call home as schools take a break. Looking for adventures to fill your family’s summer days? There is plenty throughout the region to keep your kids entertained, both inside air-conditioned comfort...

  • Face the challenge at newest South Florida water attractions

    Face the challenge at newest South Florida water attractions

    Three new water attractions have opened quietly in South Florida this summer. Two are challenge courses meant to test the “American Ninja Warrior” skills of visitors ages 7 and older who are capable swimmers. Broward College’s Tigertail Aqua Challenge, at Tigertail Lake Recreational Center in Dania...

  • Freebie Friday: Free concert tickets from Ticketmaster, free health screenings, cheap gas cards

    Freebie Friday: Free concert tickets from Ticketmaster, free health screenings, cheap gas cards

    Happy Freebie Friday!  If you bought tickets on Ticketmaster.com between 1999 and 2013, you may be eligible for free concert tickets and discounts. I explain how to check.  Walmart is offering free health screenings and product samples at pharmacies on July 21.  At Publix, save $10 on gas cards...

  • Chick-fil-A to discontinue its annual freebie-filled cow calendars

    Chick-fil-A to discontinue its annual freebie-filled cow calendars

    Chick-fil-A is putting is cow calendars out to pasture. The promotional calendars, which offered 12 months of free food, went on sale in restaurants each November for $8 and were popular holiday gifts. The 2018 calendar was the 20th anniversary edition.  Customers who have the 2018 calendar may...

  • Half off Frappuccinos at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Half off Frappuccinos at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Cool off with a grande Frappuccino for 50 percent off at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday, July 19.  Snag the deal by signing up to get an invitation with a ring code to scan at registers and then stop in at participating shops starting at 3 p.m. Starbucks Reward members have already received invitations...

  • 20 percent off Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks inside Target stores

    20 percent off Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks inside Target stores

    Save on Starbucks Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks shops inside Target stores.  Use a Cartwheel coupon in Target's free mobile app to get 20 percent off drinks to enjoy as you shop around the store. Find Cartwheel offers in the free Targe app, load the offers to your account and then show...

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