The hazy days of summer are drawing to a close and students across South Florida are prepping for another school year. As kids and parents gear up for what’s sure to be a successful academic year, here are some deals, tips and events to ensure a smooth summer-to-school transition.
Free back-to-school immunizations
The Florida Department of Health is offering free back-to-school immunizations from August 7 to the 22nd at Lauderhill Mall. Students ages 4-18 are eligible for the immunizations, and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, click here.
Back 2 School Dino Weekend at Flamingo Gardens
Flamingo Gardens is offering a back-to-school dinosaur-themed event on August 12-13 featuring waterslides, bounce houses, crafts and the Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit, featuring presentations from a paleontologist and archaeologist. The event is included under regular admission. For more information, click here.
$10 haircuts for kids at JC Penney
The JCP Salon is offering $10 haircuts for kids in kindergarten through the 6th grade. The deal expires on September 9. For more details and to print the coupon, click here.
Free 6 Month Amazon Prime trial for students, free two-day shipping
Students can receive a 6-month trial of Amazon Prime, allowing instant access to books, magazines, videos, photos and several other items. Click here for more information.
Free back to School Roundup in Broward
This free event at the Sunrise Civic Center will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature rides, games, music and more. For more information about back-to-school events in Broward and Palm Beach, click here.
Free $9.99 lunch box with purchase at Toys R Us
Buy a backpack for $12.99 or more at Toy R Us and receive a free lunch box worth $9.99. Click here for more information.