IDEA@thebass: Free family day Sunday

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IDEA@thebass is free for children and adults the last Sunday of most months, 2-4 p.m. Activities include art projects, scavenger hunts and prizes. The upcoming schedule is as follows: Jan. 25 featuring a concert by the Miami Symphony Orchestra Feb. 22 Busts of Me March 29 Text Me: Wordy Art April 26 Architecture Challenge May: No family Day The […]

23 free and cheap things to do for spring break in Miami

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It’s Spring Break for Miami-Dade public school students, and many from private schools as well. It’s the perfect time to enjoy a family staycation and enjoy for free what tourists pay hundreds of dollars to come here to enjoy. Here are 23-plus free and cheap things to do with kids for Spring Break in Miami-Dade: […]

Miami Beach Food Truck & Music Fest

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The Miami Beach Food Truck & Music Fest takes place the fourth Wednesday of every month at North Shore Bandshell-Ocean Terrace. The food and music fest features mobile food trucks, free entertainment and participation by area restaurants from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Live music is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The food truck lineup […]

Free movies at SoundScape: ‘Despicable Me 2′

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The SoundScape Cinema Series screens free films on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall at the New World Center’s ExoStage, corner of 17th Street and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. Movies usually are at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays but there are also some films on Thursday. Film schedule for 2015: Wednesday , March 18: STRICTLY BALLROOM (1992) […]

Free and cheap Winter Music Conference events

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This year’s Winter Music Conference is March 24-28. While most of the parties associated with the conference are notoriously expensive, there are several events going on that week where you can party without going broke. Please note that if you have purchased a conference pass that all official parties are free when you flash your badge. […]

Free Big Night in Little Haiti

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Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is free admission and free parking. The March 20 event will feature performances by singer Rutshelle Guillaume and voudou rock band Mario […]

Free family storytelling festival at Miami-Dade libraries

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The Miami-Dade Public Library System is hoping to draw kids to the library to marvel at the magic of telling stories with a Miami Storytelling Festival. The free events are on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature storytellers, magic shows, music, arts and crafts and giveaways. Each event also will include “What Do […]