School’s out and summer fun is in. There are plenty of deals in and out of the South Florida sun without breaking the bank. Here are a few ideas, with many more listed at SunSentinel.com/SummerFun.
Regal Summer Movie Express screens two family-friendly films starting at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Aug. 15. “Despicable Me” and “Ice Age: Collision Course” play on June 12-13. Info: SunSentinel.com/Regal.
AMF and Bowlero lanes lets kids bowl three games daily for $29.95 or $34.95 for kids 15 and under through Sept 3. Info: BowlSummerGames.com.
Sandoway Discovery Center in Delray Beach gives kids a chance to become shark scientists for a $5 entry fee. Hands-on activities include a fossil dig, learning about Hawaiian shark-tooth weapons and feeding sharks, alligators and stingrays at the facility at 142 S. Ocean Blvd, which is closed Mondays. Info: Sandoway.org.
South Florida Adventure Pass offers unlimited visits to Flamingo Gardens, Xtreme Action Park, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Sawgrass Recreation Park and Young at Art Museum for $35 for kids ages 3-12 and $45 for adults. Annual pass holders to the attractions get a $15 discount on the pass. Info: SouthFloridaAdventurePass.com.
Summer Savings Pass also offers unlimited visits to the Museum of Discovery and Science, Miami Seaquarium, Lion Country Safari and Zoo Miami for $48 for kids 3-12 and $58 for adults. Annual members of the attractions can upgrade and save even more. Info: SummerSavingsPass.com.
Miami Film Month, sponsored by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, offers $8 films at art cinemas around Miami-Dade County in June. It also includes screenings and special events during the American Black Film Festival on June 13-17. Info: MiamiandBeaches.com (click on the special offers tab).
Creation Station Labs offer free 3D printing and robotics classes, music production, and arts and crafts at the Main Library in Fort Lauderdale, the Northwest Regional Library in Coral Springs and the Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library in Pompano Beach. Info: Broward.org/library/creationstation.
Phil Foster Park, at 900 Blue Heron Blvd. in Riviera Beach, is home to the world-famous Underwater Snorkel Trail. Beginners and experienced divers can see an abundance of sea life exploring the artificial reef, which spans two-acres in 6 to 10 feet of water. There also is a beach, playground, fishing, picnic pavilions, kayak rentals and more. Info: SunSentinel.com/PhilFoster.
Dual Discovery Pass offers admission to the Palm Beach Zoo and the South Florida Science Museum and Aquarium in West Palm Beach for $18.50 to $28.95. Passes are available for purchase at both venues. There are special savings for Palm Beach County residents. Info: SunSentinel.com/DualDiscovery.
GoMiami Card lets you impersonate a South Florida tourist with access to the Hop-on-Hop-Off Big Bus Miami Tour, Biscayne Bay sightseeing boat cruise and Duck Tour South Beach, among more than 30 other attractions. Choose one- to five-day passes good at fun spots in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, and even Orlando. Prices are $79-$159. Info: GoMiamiCard.com.
Sunny.org 2-for-1 Summer Offers has more than 45 buy-one-get-one free deals on land, sand and sea in Broward County. Cards are free. Participants include Tropical Sailing and Catamaran Charters, the Jungle Queen, snorkeling trips, kayak rentals, entry to Butterfly World and many other attractions. Info: Sunny.org/summer.
Hoffman Academy Summer Fun Piano Passport is offering 35 days of free online musical lessons. Info: HoffmanAcademy.com.
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