The Week Ahead: Summer Fun in South Florida Never Ends

Coconut Cove Water Park in Boca RatonI cannot believe that we are half way through the summer!  We finally bought our first home, a tiny condo, but hey its ours.  I have been spending the summer painting and fixing it up myself.  I had no idea it was going to take so much time! Even so, we have found time to head out to some of our favorite places!  I will admit, the water parks are our favorites!  If you like water parks and splash pads, then here is our list of Water Play Areas!
If you missed them before here is the list of great deals that are available this summer.  Some of the passes for South Florida Museums and such are amazing, not to mention free bowling, movies and library programs!
Teach Me 1st Grade Mastery Levels.I have been trying to keep my kiddo on target by encouraging some educational Apps like the Teach Me Apps, and Gus on the Go. I will admit to you that I have been stymied by Mine Craft!  I can’t get her to do anything and have had to take it away from her more than once this summer.  It’s like its addictive or something!

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 Jul 2015
Date/Time Event
07/20/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cinemark Theater Free Summer Movies Boynton Beach & Nationwide
CineMark Movie Theaters, Nationwide
07/21/2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check Your Local Library for Programs
07/21/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Carmike Cinemas (Pompano Beach)
Carmike Theaters – Nationwide, Nationwide Nationwide
07/21/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free Summer Movies at Paragon Theater in Davie & Nationwide
Paragon Theaters Nationwide, Nationwide
07/21/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Regal Cinemas $1 Kids Movies – Nationwide
Regal Movie Theaters – Nationwide, Nationwide
07/22/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Carmike Cinemas (Pompano Beach)
Carmike Theaters – Nationwide, Nationwide Nationwide
07/22/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cinemark Theater Free Summer Movies Boynton Beach & Nationwide
CineMark Movie Theaters, Nationwide
07/22/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free Summer Movies at Paragon Theater in Davie & Nationwide
Paragon Theaters Nationwide, Nationwide
07/22/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Regal Cinemas $1 Kids Movies – Nationwide
Regal Movie Theaters – Nationwide, Nationwide
07/23/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Carmike Cinemas (Pompano Beach)
Carmike Theaters – Nationwide, Nationwide Nationwide
07/23/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cinemark Theater Free Summer Movies Boynton Beach & Nationwide
CineMark Movie Theaters, Nationwide
07/23/2015
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free Summer Movies at Paragon Theater in Davie & Nationwide
Paragon Theaters Nationwide, Nationwide
07/24/2015
12:00 am
Free Music Under the Star at Mizner Amphitheater
Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton FL
07/24/2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check Your Local Library for Programs
07/24/2015
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kids Night at Pompano Citi Center
Pompano Citi Centre, Fort Lauderdale FK
07/24/2015
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Superhero Splash Bash at Splash Adventure
Splash Adventure, Deerfield Beach FL
07/24/2015
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Free Music & Movies Under the Stars at Mizner Park
Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton FL
07/25/2015
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Parent’s Night Out at Kids Choice Sports in Boca Raton
Kids Choice Sports, Dance & Fitness, Boca Raton FL

 

 

 

The Week Ahead for South Florida – Camps and Summer Deals 6/26/15

I hope you are all having a great summer, I can’t believe that June is almost over already!  If you are looking for things to do in Sunny South Florida, you can come to the right place!  I can tell you, I am looking for more indoor activities right now. We got in the pool yesterday and it was like a hot bath!

Adventure PassThis is a list of all the best summer deals that I could find.  There are a couple of passes that offer entrance to indoor museums and reviews of some of our favorite air conditioned museums.  Great Summer Deal Lists.

 

Need a little break?  Check out the summer camp list.  Some of them even allow you to sign up for just a day here and there.

Library ProgramDon’t forget the Library!  Libraries today are not the ones that we grew up with!

In case you are looking for cheap, cool, fun, and educational opportunities for the kids this summer, don’t forget about your local library! Most libraries throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties have story times for young kids and even activities for tweens, teens and adults. Many of the Libraries offer shows by professional performers, these can include puppet show, magic shows, and storytellers among others.  Look up your local branch now and fill your calendar!  Even the smaller branches have shows and programs, so don’t miss out!

Think about it when you travel this summer too, we have been to free programs when we visit family out of town and never been disappointed.

Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University in Davie is one of my favorites.  Their PK and toddler programs are developed with pre-reading in mind.  They often have information available for parents to help you develop reading skills in your kids.  They also have a great kids section in the library with comfortable places to sit and do puzzles, color and draw, or read with your kids.  Computers are available with great software games as well.

Oakland Park Library is a great place to spend some time.  It is a small library, but they have professional puppeteers come in over the summer to do shows for the kids as well as other presentations.

Imperial Point Library does story time for the little ones weekly and reading programs for school age kids.  I love this library, they are always so friendly and it just has a great vibe.

Wilton Manors Library is a great one too.  They have special presentations for kids as well as summer reading programs.

Palm Beach County Libraries have massive and multiple programs going on around the county!

Next up is the Event Calendar!  I have hunted down many of the best free (or very low cost) summer activities around!  I have listed just a few below, but if you want to see them all go the Full Upcoming Event List.

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The Week Ahead for South Florida; Sandoway House & Museums

Sandoway House

It has been a tough week getting back into the swing of things with school.  I am beginning to think that Spring Break might just be cruel.  It was so easy to fall into the lazy days of summer, and oh boy getting up at 5 this week was brutal!  I was back to substituting at my daughters school and I could tell my sweet little kindergartners felt the same way!

This week I suggest heading out to a museum you find some of our favorites on under Museums under the Review Tab, to see some of our favorite places to play and learn.  I wanted to mention also that Sandoway House in Delray Beach reopened a few weeks ago after being closed due to a car hitting the building, it is a sweet little place to visit, if you want a quick educational visit!  Click Here for Photo’s and a Review of Sandoway House.

Also, I would like to remind everyone to take a moment to read 5 Tips for Beach Safety.  It is still Spring Break for other states and so we will continue to entertain visiting families at the beach more and more as summer looms ahead of us.  Please be sure to impress upon anyone you care about the dangers of rip currents. There have been numerous rescues over the last few weeks on our beaches and even at least one death.  The beaches are a wonderful gift to spend time at, however rip currents are very real and very serious.

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Boca Community Center PlaygroundHow you can help keep this site running.
If you have found this site helpful and want to keep me writing please use the Donate Button on the right side of this page.  This helps us pay for our domain, ip address and hosting.  Some sites require membership fees in order to pay for their site.  We really want this information to be free and available to all.Thanks for your support! 

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