| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Woo hoo! School's out!
Friday is the first official day of summer for public school kids and it's time to find ways to save on fun in the South Florida sun.
Here's a roundup of freebies and money-saving deals that will keep everyone cool and busy...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Stranded at the airport with terminal boredom? You can only stare trance-like at your smartphone or tablet for so long. How do you distract yourself from the snaking lines, the crowded chaos, the tempting peanut butter and jelly sandwich cart at the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:56 PM
For foodies, charity begins with three upcoming events where food is the focus of the fundraising.
The Sweet Soiree – The Science of Chocolate, 6-8 p.m., May 13, Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-467-6637,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Sea Turtle Walks: Watch 300-pound loggerhead sea turtles crawl from the ocean to lay their eggs on Fort Lauderdale beach during an evening walk with the Museum of Discovery and Science. The program begins at the museum, where participants will watch a...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
"Avatar: Special Edition — An IMAX 3D Experience": Filmmaker James Cameron’s own blue man group, better known as the Na’vi, will air out their drama on the big screen for at least another week at the Museum of Discovery and Science...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Create-a-Skate Live: Gnarly skateboards are built for more than performing ollies and mute grabs. It's the board's custom engineering, from the grip tape to the deck, that ensures momentum on the half-pipe. In short, there's a scientific method that...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Youths can learn the nuts and bolts of building a skateboard, then get rolling on their own creation.
In his trademark white lab coat, Paul Schmitt, founder of the nonprofit CreateAskate, will conduct workshops noon June 23-24 at the Museum of Discovery...
| Sep 4, 2014
The AutoNation IMAX 3D theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale is getting an estimated $2 million makeover.
The theater closed down last month and is set to reopen Oct. 13 boasting a new 60-foot by 80-foot screen, new luxury...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one?
Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Local artist Susan "SusieQ" Wood often shares her canvas with any man, woman or child who wishes to contribute to her painting.
Wood, who brings environmental themes to her work, developed this group "co-creative" painting technique as a way to show...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Fort Lauderdale has successfully shed its image as a Spring Break circus and become a more tranquil family resort. But something of the old song Where the Boys Are still applies, as the city is regularly voted one of the top vacation destinations for...