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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium honoring military and first responders with appreciation day

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Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division get ready for a group photo while waiting at a staging area in Camp Adder to be part of the last U.S. military convoy to leave the country near Nasiriyah, Iraq on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. The last U.S. soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border into neighboring Kuwait at daybreak Sunday, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each other in a burst of joy and relief. (AP Photo/Lucas Jackson, Pool)

Event will include a yummy barbecue, mini golf, live science shows and much much more.

What a great way to show the first responders and military families that Florida appreciates all of their hard work and dedication.

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be celebrating hometown heroes and their families with a free event later this month.

The event on June 19 will honor military services members, veterans, first responders and their families.

The special day will start at 9 a.m. and run until 3 p.m.

Those with valid military service identification or first responder employee badge and up to four guests are welcome to the free event.

Pre-registration is required an applicable identification will be required to redeem tickets.

For more information click here.

The event is also available to the general public for $5 each, which will benefit the Forgotten Soldiers and Wounded Veterans Relief Fund.