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Annual Events


 

September:

 

1-30  - Shark Feeding & Shark Months- Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

1-30 – Pottery Classes – Monday-Friday. Cloud House Pottery, Artist Alley. One-on-one beginning, intermediate, advanced instruction on the potter’s wheel; up to 3 people per 2.5-hour class. Learn how to wedge & center the clay, pull a cylinder, shape clay, add handles, lids & spouts to finish pieces. $40 including materials. 561- 862-9222

1-30 – Yoga Classes – Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Yoga postures (called asanas) work with your body to strengthen muscles that will support and help elongate your spine for improved postural alignment and balance. This creates a more youthful energy and efficiency of movement as well as a more youthful appearance. The end result is increased mental clarity, emotional stability, and a greater sense of overall well-being. Location is at Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street.  Costs: $10 for residents and $15 non-residents (per class); 6th class is free. For more info, call (561) 243-7350

1-30 – QiGong (Chi Gong) Classes – Saturdays. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Participants will learn and practice ancient breathing and stretching techniques that are easy yet very effective. Perfect for our contemporary lifestyle. Leaves you feeling peaceful and comfortable in your body. Some of the benefits of these techniques, which originate from the Qigong and Yoga tradition, include restorative sleep, increased energy, more effective metabolism for weight stabilization, boosted immune system, reduced stress and much more! This class is dedicated to the Health, and Spiritual Development of All. Location is at Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street. Costs: $5 for residents and $6 non-residents (per class). For more info, call (561) 243-7350

1-30 – Belly Dancing Classes – Wednesdays. 1p.m- 2 p.m. Belly dancing is a non-impact, weight-bearing exercise and is thus suitable for all ages. Many of the moves involve isolation, which improves flexibility of the torso, helps burn fat, improves circulation, increases joint flexibility and reduces stress.  Belly dance moves are beneficial to the spine, as the full-body undulation moves lengthen (decompress) and strengthen the entire column of spinal and abdominal muscles in a gentle way.  Dance with a veil while building and strengthening upper body, arms and shoulders. It is a good exercise for the prevention of osteoporosis in older people. Join and meet others who share your love for dance.  Belly dancing is a fun, safe, low-impact dance class for all ages. Location is at Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street. Costs: $5 for residents and $6 non-residents (per class). For more info, call (561) 243-7350

1-30 - Pickleball - $5- Delray Beach Community Center 561-243-7250. Call for times - Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9-1 p.m.  Pompey Park Community Center 561-243-7356- 8:30-11:15 a.m.  Daily. Fri. 6-8:30 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m.  www.mydelraybeach.com
 
8 – Oct 12 – Feed My Community – The 2nd annual food drive returns to south Florida this fall. Donations go to Boca Helping Hands, CROS Ministries, Jacobson Family Food Pantry and the Palm Beach County Food Bank. feedmycommunity.net

12-21 - What I Learned in Fallsburg - Phil Hinton conducting the Delray Square Band And Featuring guest star Singer/Dancers for a Truly Unique Evening. Limited Engagement. Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm. Tickets only $22.50 with discounts for GROUPS of 10+. An evening of hits from Waldman's 35+-year career including lots of YIDDISH favorites, songs by Jewish composers, and an array of special treats performed by one of south Florida's most prolific veteran singer/actor, director, composer, lyricist, producer and stage directors.561-880-0319, www.DelraySquareArts.com

17 - Focus on Women presents Stylicious- Networking & Everything From Day to Night. 5:30-7:30pm - $25.00 per person, in advance. 35.00 for future members & at door. Join us and celebrate summer at the Delray Beach Club, 2001 S. Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach:  networking, vendor tables, a fabulous fashion show presented by students of Lynn University, food, drink and prize drawings!  561 278-0424 x105, patty@delraybeach.com

17 & 24  - Socrates Café– Weekly discussion group facilitated by Claire Drattell & Don Clare - Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

18 - HERE’S HOW FUN-RAISER - 6-8:30pm. Cocktails, Music and Fun to benefit the HOW Foundation of SOuth FLorida.  are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Attendees will each receive one free drink ticket good for beer, wine or soft drinks (additional drinks will be available at happy hour prices), and one free raffle ticket. Raffle items will include Miami Dolphin football tickets, a free one-night stay at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, and other items donated by local merchants who support the cause. For more information or to purchase advance tickets, please contact Sarah Crane at 561.450.6213, www.HOWFoundationsf.org

18 - How Dogs Make a Difference in People’s Lives – 2:00 p.m. Please join author Jo Jo Harder who will present a program titled “How Dogs Make a Difference in People’s Lives.”  Jo Jo has enjoyed wearing many hats in her lifetime – model, flight attendant, fashion designer & author. She has written two books, Diva Dogs: A Style Guide to Living the Fabulous Life and How to Become a Top Dog Model.   She also created one of the hottest dog competitions in America called “America’s Top Dog Model Contest®.  Join Jo Jo for a fun afternoon discussing one of America’s favorite pets. 100 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL. 33444, 561-266-9490, delraylibrary.org

18 - AVDA Presents Havana Nights at the Arts Garage -8pm $75 AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) presents this exciting evening featuring  Bohemia Cuban music, dancing, and cocktails and hor d’oeurvres by Cabana del Rey. Proceeds to benefit AVDA. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
19 & 20- Arts Garage Presents Larry Coryell -JAZZ - 8pm. $25-45 Internationally renowned jazz guitarist Larry Coryell’s work both singly and collectively, highlights uncanny ability to revisit jazz standards and imbue them with new life and ideas. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
20 - International Coastal Cleanup – 8am – 10am - The City of Delray Beach and the Sandoway House invite the public to "Make a Difference by Volunteering" at the 29th Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup coordinated by Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. in Palm Beach County.Sandoway House 142 S. Ocean Blvd.561-274-SAND (7263), mydelraybeach.com
 
20 – Live Cooking Demo – 1pm - The Olive Taste will host a cooking demo. Free. 516-266-3228, info@theolivetasteofdelray.com
 
20  - Brew Bus Brewery Tour  - 12pm-5pm- $50/pp - Includes Bus and tastings at Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach, The Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca, and Saltwater Brewing in Delray. A $50 ticket price includes a tour at each facility AND everyone's first pint paid for at each brewery as well. The bus will also come fully stocked with complimentary Brew Bus Brewing beers and water to enjoy by everyone in between brewery stops. Limited to 20 people.  900 E. Atlantic Ave #3. The Wine Wave to RSVP please call 561-276-2076, wineontheave@gmail.com 
 
20, 27- Savor Our City Culinary Tours -11am - 2pm– Enjoy unique bites from both popular and off the beaten path jaunts while strolling through various districts and learning about the history and fun facts along the route. Tour includes 4 restaurants, and 2 specialty shops.  $65, reservations required.  800-979-3370, info@SavorOurCity.info

20, 27 - The Writer’s Studio –10-12am- weekly Saturday morning program Contact Howard Gleichenhaus  561-638-7251 - Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

21  - Sunday Sleuths Book Club – 3pm. The club will discuss Six Years by Harlan Coben. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore. murderonthebeach.com

22 & 29  - Empowerment Zone- from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m – Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

22 & 29 – Got Gaming? 5:15pm - Presented by Young Adult  Librarian Loanis Menendez-Cuesta. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

22 - Craft Series Quilting Bee –10am- Twice monthly quilting class presented by Karen Pugh & Linda Bouvier. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

23 - Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Strategic Business Planning – The Basics - 11:45am - 1:00pm- Learn how to take your business to the next level with Strategic Planning experts Michael Greene and Roger Hietbrink of Taunton Hill Consultants; a one hour seminar teaching you skills you can use immediately to improve your business results. $10, non-members $20. Chamber of Commerce 561 278-0424, delraybeach.com

24 - Delray Speaks - 7-8 pm. $5. A community forum dedicated to exploring relevant topics about culture, history, identity and heritage. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum 561-279-8883, www.spadymuseum.com

25 - Afternoon Book Group – 1pm - The Free World by David Bezmozgis presented by Librarian Kathleen Hensman. Delray Beach Public Library (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
25 - Steel Drum Cruise - 7-9pm. Tickets are $25 per person and include our 2-hour sunset cruise with live entertainment. Delray Yacht Cruises,   561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com
 
26 - Arts Garage Presents Jowee Omicil -JAZZ - 8pm. $25-35. Multi- instrumentalist/composer/educator/producer Jowee Omicil brings a novel and distinctly Afro-Haitian perspective to his music. He’s part of a growing cadre of Caribbean-descended artists bringing new flavors to the creative music spectrum. Jowee possesses a distinctive, soulful and spiritual sound on saxophones and flutes that extends to his clarinet and harmonica ventures. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
26 - Craft Series – Knit ‘N Purl - presented by rotating facilitators. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
27 – Family Splash Games – 12-3pm – Pompey Park - Fun and exciting aquatic games like Water Basketball, Underwater Hockey, Watermelon Relays and more.  Pompey Park Pool, 243-7358

27 -Collector Series IV Tasting 6pm - $50/pp. A unique opportunity to taste some of the most sought after, highly rated wineries, from selected vineyards. Gourmet food, and desserts included. Buy any 6 bottles tasted, and your tasting fee is waived! An evening not to be missed. Limited to first 18 people. 900 E. Atlantic Ave #3. The Wine Wave to RSVP please call 561-276-2076, wineontheave@gmail.com 

27 -Dancers with No Boundaries - This is an event that brings hundreds of professional dancers and artists together to help inspire and move our community towards helping a humanitarian cause. We bring you the best in the industry with dancers who have been featured in movies and shows. Open to the public you have an opportunity to be a part of the making of incredible art in efforts to fundraise for Invisible Children. Invisible Children helps rescue and rehabilitate kids who have been kidnaped and forced to join an army of rebels. This organization seeks for peace and prosperity for those affected. NTB Dance Studio 2875 S. Congress Ave Suite D. Delray Beach FL 33445. 561-706-3498, ntbdance.com

27 - Magic and Comedy - $15. 8pm. Hosted by the Amazing Mr A with guest magicians--for adults only. Puppetry Arts Center, 94 NE 2nd Ave. 561-243-4330, delraymagic.com

27 - Cyrus Chestnut - JAZZ -8pm- $25-$45. Pianist Syrus Chestnut has earned a reputation for his skillful versatility, his ability for blending sounds and for unabashedly bringing gospel into the club performances he gives. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
Exhibits:

1-September 28- School of Creative Arts Showcase - Monday-Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am-3 pm; free admission. A multi-media exhibit showcasing drawings, paintings, collage, mixed media and photographs by adult and youth students and instructors. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre Galleries. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org  

September 30, 2014 – January 18, 2015 - Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function Japanese Design for the Senses comprises three distinct exhibitions highlighting the beauty, form, and function that is inherent to Japanese craft and design. Each component features objects designed and crafted to be both beautiful and functional. Examples include an array of exquisite works, from folding screen paintings and lacquer boxes, to handcrafted lamps, benches, and step chests, all of which are as impressive in their design as they are in their craftsmanship and functionality. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org
 
1 – October 11 – 3 Artists Mixed Media- with Artists Barbara Newsom, Karen Rabin, & Arlene Harper. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

4-November 15– Florida Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. This juried exhibition includes nearly 100 outstanding works in watercolor created by top Florida artists.  The exhibit coincides with the Society’s annual conference.Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org  

4-November 16, 2014 – From the Borough to the Beach: Brooklyn-Based Art. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. The Cornell Museum is dedicating an entire gallery to the works of three exciting Brooklyn-based artists.  Will Kurtz is a figurative artist and sculptor, who creates life size paper sculptures of people and animals.  Jennifer Lilya is a well-known fashion illustrator, who has worked with several fashion designers, magazines, and ad agencies.  Mike Cockrill is a renowned painter, many of whose works balance the sacred and irreverent.  The exhibit is a celebration of contemporary artwork as well as the time honored and long-standing relationship between New York City and South Florida. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

 

October:
1-31 – Pottery Classes – Monday-Friday. Cloud House Pottery, Artist Alley. One-on-one beginning, intermediate, advanced instruction on the potter’s wheel; up to 3 people per 2.5-hour class. Learn how to wedge & center the clay, pull a cylinder, shape clay, add handles, lids & spouts to finish pieces. $40 including materials. 561- 862-9222
 
1-30 - Pickleball - $5- Delray Beach Community Center 561-243-7250. Call for times - Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9-1 p.m.  Pompey Park Community Center 561-243-7356- 8:30-11:15 a.m.  Daily. Fri. 6-8:30 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m.  www.mydelraybeach.com
 
1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org
 
1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org
 
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 - 11:30 a.m. – Socrates Café – Weekly discussion group presented by Claire Drattell &, Don Clare. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
1 – Oct 12 – Feed My Community – The 2nd annual food drive returns to south Florida this fall. Donations go to Boca Helping Hands, CROS Ministries, Jacobson Family Food Pantry and the Palm Beach County Food Bank. feedmycommunity.net
 
1 - Southern Handcraft Society - 7pm. Pineapple Grove Chapter, Delray Beach.  Craft group meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Senior Center in Veterans Park on Atlantic Ave and the Intracoastal.  Contact Madeline at mhincken@gmail.com
 
2,3,4 - One Heart One Voice- $6.50. Multicultural hand puppet musical at the Puppetry Arts Center, 94 NE 2nd Ave. 10:30am weekdays; Sat -2pm, 561-243-4330, puppetcenter.org
 
2  - 2nd Annual Bachelor Auction -7pm - Benefiting Discrimination Free Zone Foundation and Tri County Animal Rescue at Salt7 Delray
 
2 -Addiction and Healing in Delray Beach: A Community Forum-7-9pm. Free. Description: Auroras Voice, Spady Museum, and Delray Mothers Against Violence unite to host a public forum on addiction and healing in Delray Beach on the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's birth, October 2nd. Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach, 400 S Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL For more information call 561.279.8883
 
2  – Girls, Pearls, Hats & Heels 11am–2pm. Presented at the Delray Beach Club - Tickets: $45 – For reservations, call 561-266-0799. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
2 – Lunch With Liz -11:30 am. TBA” based on the insights of (TBA) presented by media personality & columnist Liz Sterling. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 - Empowerment Zone 1-4:30pm. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
3 - Art Walk in Downtown Delray - 6-9pm - Stroll throughout downtown Delray Beach and a special night featuring special artist showings, jewelry, entertainment, receptions and more at over 14 Fine Art Galleries in Pineapple Grove District and along Atlantic Ave. Find that unique gift for the Bride and Groom! 561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com/events
 
3 – Arts Garage Presents Rockin' Jake - Blues - 8pm -Hailed as one of the premier harmonica players in the country and five-time winner of Off Beat Magazine's coveted Best of the Beat award for best harmonica player, Jake’s original sound is a hybrid of second line, swamp funk, blues and zydeco.  $25-35.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
3 - Autumn in Tuscany - Italian Wine Tasting 6 – 8pm. Not only is Italy one of the largest producers of wine in the world, it also is one of the most diverse. The country sports 20 different wine regions, each named by district. Expand your palate and travel to Italy with us as we explore eleven delicious wines from all over Italy! Consider this an introductory tasting to a land of grapes.  $15/pp, $10 with advance RSVP. 900 E. Atlantic Ave #3. The Wine Wave to RSVP please call 561-276-2076, wineontheave@gmail.com
 
4 - 2014 Delray Beach Sister Cities Golf Classic - 7:15am The Mayors’ Challenge. Proceeds Benefit Student Exchange Programs. Delray Beach Golf Club PRIZES 1st thru 3rd Place Teams. Long Drive and 50/50 on all Par 3’s. Click HERE to download application! For more information contact David Schmidt 561- 278-2601
 
4 - Delray Beach Scuba Jamboree- 10am-5pm- Promoting aquatics for health, recreation, and career opportunities
Pompey Park Community Center and Pool, 1101 NW 2nd Street. 561-243-7358
 
4, 7, 11, 16, 18, 25,  Savor Our City Culinary Tours – Time varies by date. 3 hour historical walking food tours in Delray Beach. Includes signature tastings from 5-7 stops. $65, reservations required.  800-979-3370, savorourcity.com
 
4- Arts Garage Presents  Lightbulb featuring Roxana Amed - Jazz . 8pm- Singer-songwriter Roxana Amed brings her jazz folk sound and sophisticated poetry to Arts Garage.  $25-35.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
4, 11, 18 & 25  - The Writer’s Studio - 10am. Every Saturday morning Contact Howard Gleichenhaus  561-638-7251. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org

5, 12, 19, 26 - Nihongo: Japanese Language - 8-week session: Sundays Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 - Time: Level I 10:15am – 11:15am. Level II 11:20am – 12:20pm. Level III 12:20pm – 1:20pm. Level IV 1:20pm – 2:20pm. Class fee: $90 (members $80; advance registration required).  Japanese Language Level I & II cover Lessons 1-14 and introduce hiragana and katakana. Japanese Language Level III & IV covers Lessons 15-25 and an introduction to writing kanji.  Required materials: Japanese for Busy People I (revised 3rd edition, kana version). Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

5, 12, 19, 26, & Nov. 2  - Art of Bonsai: Beginner 5-week session: Sundays 12-3pm. Class fee: $91 (members $81; advance registration required). Material fee: $45 payable to instructor (cash or check only)The ancient art of bonsai (literally “tree in a tray”) creates the illusion of maturity in a tree, no matter its actual age. Students learn to train and trim their own tree in this introductory class. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

6, 13, 20, 27 - Got Gaming? 5:15-7:30 pm – 1st Floor Small Auditorium -  Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
6, 13, 20 & 27 -  Empowerment Zone -4:30pm. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
6, 13, 20 & 27 - Got Gaming? 5:15pm – presented by Young Adult  Librarian Loanis Menendez-Cuesta. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
7 - Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails -5:15pm-7:00pm at DIG Restaurant/Co Sponsored by Dash Travel. Dash Travel will be raffling off a 2 night stay at Club Med Port St Lucie!  Win a one-month membership to Camp Gladiator! $10 in advance, and $15 at the door, you'll enjoy cocktails, conversations and culinary delights.  Non-members are invited to join in as well at $20 per person. 561-278-0424, patty@delraybeach.com

7, 14, 21, 28 - Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo School- 1-3pm. 4-week session. $70 (members $60; advance registration required)plus Flower fee: $60 payable to instructor (cash or check only). Flower arrangement, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art. The Ikenobo school is the oldest and most traditional. Students in this course learn the basic principles and styles of Ikenobo, creating fresh flower arrangements each week to take home and enjoy. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

7 & 21 - Beginner Bridge presented by Steven Hudson. 6–7:30pm – Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
8 - Communications Program. 6:30pm. Presented by Becky Woodbridge. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
8 - Cocktail Event at Sequin - 6-8pm. Shopping and Cocktails.  A portion of the proceeds at Sequin Delray Beach will be donated to Alzheimer’s Community Care.  Sequin 445 E. Atlantic Avenue 561-243-9373
 
8 -Indulgence- The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out -Delray Beach Club 7:00-9:00pm. 6:00pm VIP Access $100. General Admission $75.This exclusive women’s event features a VIP champagne reception, live entertainment, champagne, wine & dinner bites, exciting live auction, luxury raffle and complimentary pampering services including: tastings, reflexology, massages, acupuncture, intuitive readings and tarot card readings. 561-266-0003, www.DelrayIndulgence.com/attend-event
 
8 - Delray Beach Environmental Film Series 2014 Season Kick-off. The Award-Winning Documentary DIRT! 6:30-9pm. St. Paul's Parish Hall. 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Potluck and discussion. FREE. Info 303.570.0433
 
8 - Stroll for Well-Being: Garden Walks at Morikami -Session 1: Wed. Oct. 8, Nov. 5, Dec. 3. 11am – 12:30pm (three meetings only) $100 (advance registration required; includes one year Individual membership; members $40). The Stroll for Well-Being program guides participants through contemplative garden strolls and journal-writing to encourage self-reflection in an environment of peace: Morikami’s gardens. Dr. Ruth McCaffrey, Associate Professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, helped establish this innovative program at Morikami and leads the three scheduled group meetings.  Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org
 
9 & 23 -  Craft Series - Knit ‘N Purl-10:30am– Presented by rotating facilitators. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
9 - National Planting Day-1—4pm -Bexley Park, Delray Beach. 1400 W. Bexley Park Dr. The City of Delray Beach will be celebrating National Planting Day on October 9 by planting Florida Native Plants and Trees throughout Bexley Park. We invite everyone of all ages to join us and get your hands dirty . We will be planting trees like live Oak Trees, Green Buttonwood Trees, Firebush, American Beautyberry, Fakahatchee Grass. For more information contact Peter Anuar, Senior Landscape Planner with the city of Delray Beach at (561)  243-7226
 
9- On The Ave - "Artober" - 6-10pm, On The Ave celebrates “Artober” in Pineapple Grove. This free communicty block party will kick off Delray Beach’s first art month at On The Ave in Pineapple Grove. Complete with live entertainment, roaming art, chill lounge and kids corner. For more details:  561-278-0424, ontheavedelraybeach.com
 
9, 16, 23, 30 - Sumi-e Ink Painting: Landscape - 4-week session: Thursdays. 10:30am – 12:30pm. $60 (members $55; advance registration required). Sumi-e, literally “charcoal drawing,” is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Students learn to grind their own ink and execute the primary sumi-e brushstrokes to capture the beauty of flowers and bamboo. Required materials: May be purchased at the Museum Store and are listed on www.morikami.org. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

9, 16, 23, 30 - Sumi-e Ink Painting: Floral - 4-week session: Thursdays. 1:30pm – 3:30pm. $60 (members $55; advance registration required). Sumi-e, literally “charcoal drawing,” is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Students learn to grind their own ink and execute the primary sumi-e brushstrokes to capture the beauty of flowers and bamboo. Required materials: May be purchased at the Museum Store and are listed on www.morikami.org. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

9- Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club - 8 pm; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Andrew Kennedy. Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972 in New York City. It has since spread to other areas across the country -- including right here in Delray Beach! The original club in New York City (which has since gone out of business) was notable for its role in starting the careers of many famous singers and comedians, many of whom became very successful in television, theater and film.  Big names such as Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and SO many others!  The list goes on and on. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
9 & 23 - Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. Tickets are $25 per person and include our 2-hour sunset cruise with live entertainment. Delray Yacht Cruises,   561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com
 
10-12 - USTA COLUMBUS DAY OPEN hosted by City of Delray Beach presented by The Venetian Las Vegas -BRAND NEW EVENT!Largest “National Selection” event in the United States. 256 Boys and Girls in the 12, 14, 16 and 18 & under divisions from Florida and southeast U.S. Matches played at host sites Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center and Delray Swim & Tennis Club plus Boca West Country Club, Swim & Racquet Center, Hunters Run Country Club and Wycliffe Country Club. FREE. Delray Beach Tennis Center. 561-243-7360
 
10 -Afinka Funk - Jazz Fusion.  8pm. Afinka Funk, an original Afro-Cuban based fusion band is in the business of making people scream with delight – or at least to move their feet!  Arts Garage, $25-35.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
10 - TURNSTILES (Billy Joel Tribute) Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 7:30pm Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

11 – 31 -Cason's Annual Pumpkin Patch – Open 9am  -7pm Mon-Sat & 12-7pm on Sundays. Cason United Methodist Church - 342 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444, 561-276-5302

11- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am-12pm- 170 NW 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Illustrated with colorful stories of the personalities and happenings that influenced the growth of the city, the tour does more than relay facts – it draws the riders back in time. We invite you to climb aboard The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum’s popular, monthly “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour and enjoy the interactive, personalized stories of Delray Beach’s interesting origins and development. $20 www.spadymuseum.com
 
11 - Arts Garage Presents  Diane Marino Quartet –Jazz. 8pm. When you combine an accomplished vocalist, an accomplished pianist, and accomplished arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino. Arts Garage, $25-35.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
13 & 29 - Craft Series – “Quilting Bee” 10am. Presented by Karen Pugh & Linda Bouvier. Delray Beach Public Library, 561-266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
13 - What Seniors Need to Know at the Delray Beach Public Library - 2pm. Free. Educator Jane Roberts will discuss her participation in a “Volunteer in Israel Program for Seniors.”  She will explain the VFI (Volunteers for Israel) program and what to expect if you decide to become a Volunteer. All volunteers need to arrange their own travel to Israel. Once they arrive, they can spend 1, 2 or 3 weeks at an Israeli military base helping the soldiers with their normal everyday tasks. Learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime experience from someone who has recently volunteered in Israel. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798, www.delraylibrary.org
 
14 - Music and Art in the Park- 6-8pm-Free. Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment.  Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center. For more information please contact Abby Murrell, 561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com
 
15 - What Seniors Need to Know at the Delray Beach Public Library - 6:30pm. Free. Kevin DeMayo of Wealth Group, Inc. will present a program titled: “Social Security Healthcare Essentials.” He will focus on the relationship between Social Security and out-of-pocket healthcare costs.  He will discuss the “Donut Hole” portion of Medicare Part D as well as original Medicare and Medigap coverage. Join us for this free seminar and learn all you need to know about retirement care health costs. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798, www.delraylibrary.org
 
15 - Book Signing - 7pm. Hank Phillippi Ryan will speak and sign Truth Be Told $24.99. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore Pineapple Grove, 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com
 
16 -Long Live Rock ‘N Roll at the Delray Beach Public Library - 2pm - Please join rock n’ roll music fan Marc Solomon for his program titled: “The Music of the Piano Man – Billy Joel.” Marc grew up in Long Island in the town next to the one in which Billy Joel was raised and says Billy’s music has always played a significant role in his life. He will discuss three of Billy’s most famous songs: “Scenes From an Italian Restaurant”, “It’s Still Rock ‘n Roll To Me”, & of course, “Piano Man.” Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
16 - Arts Garage Presents  Sick Puppies – Comedy . 7:30pm. Sick Puppies Comedy is an improvisational comedy company that performs scenes completely made up on the spot, with no material prepared ahead of time. Shows  are about discovery, and the laughter generated when the actors and the audience uncover something simultaneously.  Arts Garage, $25-35.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
17 - Blue Fire Band (Violin Rock) - Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 7:30pm Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
17 - Arts Garage Presents An Evening with Fred Hersch – 8pm.  Jazz pianist, composer and six-time Grammy–Award nominee, Fred has been proclaimed by Vanity Fair, “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade.”  Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
18 - Lantern Festival in the Spirit of Obon - Inspired by Obon, Japan’s traditional three-day holiday honoring ancestors and thanking them for the quality of life enjoyed by the living, The Morikami celebrates the Lantern Festival in one fun-filled evening. Entertainment includes taiko drumming, traditional Japanese folk dancing, ghost stories, and a street fair with games and shop stalls. The highlight of the evening transforms Morikami Pond into a sea of lanterns which, in accordance with Japanese custom, guide the departure of ancestors’ souls who have come for a brief visit among the living. A special fireworks display caps the enchanting evening. Save the date for Lantern Festival on October 18, 2014! morikami.org/lanternfest
 
18 - Arts Garage Presents Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones – 8pm. Blues- Eastside Detroit native Doug Deming, the recipient of the 2013 Blues Blast Music Awards SEAN COSTELLO RISING STAR award, and now hailing from Florida’s Gulf Coast, has garnered widespread attention for his deft guitar work and memorable songwriting.  Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
18-19 - 20th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival – 10am-5pm. 4th Ave & AtlAve. 561-746-6615, artfestival.com
 
19 - Book Club -3 pm.  The Sunday Sleuths book club will discuss The English Girl by Daniel Silva $9.99.  Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore Pineapple Grove, 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com
 
19 - Arts Garage Presents Eric Andersen  - 8pm Blues - Eric Andersen was a part of the Greenwich Village folk and songwriter scene in the early 1960s, and became one of the founders of the singer/songwriter movement. Over the past 45+ years, Eric has released over 25 CDs of original music, and his songs have been covered by such artists as Bob Dylan, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, Fairport Convention, Linda Ronstadt and Peter, Paul & Mary. Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
19 & 26 - Sado Tea Ceremony Class - Individual appointments begin at 10:15am. Cost: $55 (members $50; advance registration required). Learn to perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of Master Soei Chieko Mihori. Tea Ceremony Workshop (offered in November, January and March) is a prerequisite for this class. To register, please call 561-495-0233 x210. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org
 
22-Long Live Rock ‘N Roll at the Delray Beach Public Library - 2pm - Join life-long rock & roll fan Dr. Robert Weber for his program “New Orleans Connection to Rock n’ Roll.” He will discuss New Orleans’ mixture of populations who created a unique blend of sounds from all over the world. One home grown sound came from the very heart of New Orleans, Barrelhouse piano and its distinctive sound. Musical recordings will enliven his presentation. Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, 561-266-0798,  www.delraylibrary.org
 
22 - Young Professionals Association of Delray Beach (YPAD) Social - 5:30. Social at Smoke BBQ 8 E. Atl Ave. 561-278-0424, www.delraybeach.com/ypad
 
22 - Delray Speaks- 7-8 pm. $5 per person. A community forum dedicated to exploring relevant topics about culture, history, identity and heritage. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, For more information and reservations, 561.279.8883, www.spadymuseum.com 
 
22 – Dracula – 7:30pm. Arts Garage proudly presents the second season of its acclaimed Radio Theatre series. Dracula is the radio play that brought Orson Welles’s legendary Mercury Theatre to life! This iconic tale of the bloodthirsty Count is the perfect horror story for Halloween.  Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
23 - 2nd Annual Halloween Fall Fest at the Delray Beach Historical Society- 6-8:30pm. FREE-Outdoor screening of "It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown," Ghosts of Delray Haunted House, Gourmet Popcorn Bar, Trick-or-treating and more! Delray Beach Historical Society, 3 NE 1st St., Delray Beach. 561.274.9578. 
 
23 - Book Signing - 7pm. Hank Jeffrey Knox Philips will speak and sign Obeah' Fire $12.95. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore Pineapple Grove, 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com
 
24 - The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Luminary Gala – We will celebrate business excellence and leadership at this year's Luminary Gala, Friday, October 24th, with an evening of fine dining, dancing and entertainment.  To contribute to the silent auction, please Click Here.  For chamber information, or to become a Chamber member please visit:  561-278-0424, www.delraybeach.com
 
24 – Arts Garage Presents Miami Jazz Project -CD Release Show - The Miami Jazz Project is an all-star line-up of South Florida musicians featuring Arthur Barron on saxophones & flute and keyboard wiz Abel Pabon along with Stewart Rabin trumpet, Gabriel Vivas bass and Rey Monroig on drums, performing a repertoire of classic jazz and original compositions from the new Miami Jazz Project worldwide CD release on ZoHo Music label.  Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
24 - THE LONG RUN (Eagles Tribute)- Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 7:30pm Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
24-26 – Orchids on the Square - Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Vintage Gymnasium. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Friday-Sunday, 10 am-5 pm; admission $5 per day or $8 for weekend pass. The Delray Beach Orchid Society, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, presents their annual show and sale featuring orchid vendors, potting supplies, dazzling orchid displays and raffle prizes. An art exhibit by 5th grade students from Banyan Creek Elementary School will also be on display.  561-573-2422, www.delraybeachorchidsociety.com
 
24- Book Signing - 7pm. Vincent Sachar will speak and sign Nowhere Out $12.95. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore Pineapple Grove, 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com
 
25 - Green Market Opens –9am-2pm- The GreenMarket is a Saturday morning destination as an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park on NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. Started in 1996 by the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Delray GreenMarket has become one of the most popular and charming aspects of the “season” in Delray Beach. At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare along with live musical entertainment each week. Old School Square Park 50 NE 2nd Ave - delraycra.org/greenmarket
 
25 - Trick-or-Treat Along the Avenue - 11:30am-1pmAll children are welcome to show off their Halloween costumes and Trick-or-Treat along the avenue and Pineapple Grove (between Swinton Avenue and the Intracoastal Waterway.)  This event, which provides parents and children with a safe environment to trick or treat, will be held from 11:30am to 1:00pm .  For more information, contact Harvey Brown at 561-573-5000.
 
25 - Halloween Parade - 1:00 pm, Children are invited to begin lining up to participate in the Halloween Parade at the southeast corner of Old School Square Park.  The Halloween Parade route will go east on Atlantic Avenue through downtown Delray Beach to Veterans Park. This event is sponsored by the Delray Beach Rotary Club and Professional Firefighters/Paramedics Benevolent Fund Inc.  For more information, contact Harvey Brown at 561-573-5000.
 
25 - Kidsfest - 1-4pm.  Immediately following the Halloween Parade, all children are invited to join the City at Kidsfest!  Kidsfest is a free family event in Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street, that features live entertainment, a bounce house, food vendors, a make-and-take craft area and much, much more.  In addition, local children's services/organizations that target health, safety and fun will be featured to provide additional information to parents. Kidsfest, which is sponsored by the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation, will run until 4:00 pm. For more information, contact Danielle Beardsley at (561) 243-7277 or by E-mail at beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com.
 
25 - 3rd Annual 505 Teen Center Fashion Show - 7-9pm. All ages.  SHOW: Saturday, October 25, AUDITIONS: Saturdays, August 23rd – October 25th, 2014 at 3pm location 505 Teen Center.  Showcase of fall & winter fashions of local designers & boutiques.  $5. Children Free. Contact: Rohan Sutherland, 561- 243-7158
 
25 - Demonstrations of Sado: The Way of Tea - Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm. Cost: $5 with paid museum admission. Observe Japanese sado, “the way of tea,” an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. The true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet can bring a calm perspective into a busy life. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org
 
25 – Arts Garage Presents Slam Allen – Blues – 8pm. Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter and New York State Blues Hall of Fame Master Musician inductee, Slam is known as “The Soulworking Man." He is an authentic high-energy soul, funk and blues artist and entertainer with a historic pedigree. Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
25 - Food Glorious Food: Fresh, Healthy and Delicious - 10am - 2:30pm. The gastronomic event will be hosted by the library at 100 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. The Lifelong Learning Community Institute is sponsoring the seminar to start its fall and winter semesters.  $30 includes morning coffee, snacks, raffles and lunch by the bite at a variety of tasting tables. The panel discussions will explore locally grown produce with Bedner’s Farms, Green Cay Produce, Fort Lauderdale Vegetables Inc. and Slow Foods and culinary writing for newspapers and magazines with Marie Speed, editor of Delray Beach and Boca Raton Magazines and Liz Balmaseda, food and dining editor for the Palm Beach Post as well as Deeny Lorber – author of ‘Waiting at Joes” and Mandy Baca - author of The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine.” Participants will also enjoy a cooking demonstration: Breakfast: The Healthy Start to the Day provided by Chef Rey De La Osa. The Moderator for the day will be Ann Bocock, Journalist and Moderator & Host of WXEL Florida Forum. The Lunch-by-the-bite Food Tasting Tables will be provided by Caffé Luna Rosa, The Farmer’s Table, Jimmy’s Bistro, Max’s Harvest, Nature’s Way Café, Pascale’s The Delray Jam Company, Scuola Vecchia Pizza e Vino, The Olive Taste of Delray, Two Fat Cookies and Ziree Thai & Sushi. You won’t to miss this fantastic day! Pre-registration is required. Delray Beach Public Library 561-266-9490, delraylibrary.org
 
29 – Arts Garage Presents: Los Habaneros -  Latin Jazz  - Following a highly successful 2012 US debut tour with The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, this energetic ensemble will bring to you what is the “Heart of Havana,” its music and culture. Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
30 – 31- Rumpelstiltskin -10:30am. $6.50 - Performed with marionettes at the Puppetry Arts Center, 94 NE 2nd Ave.  561-243-4330, puppetcenter.org
 
30- Arts Garage Presents Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet  - Jazz - 7:30pm, Jason Marsalis, the youngest member of the venerable first family of jazz, brings his talent and legacy to Arts Garage! Arts Garage, $25-45.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
30- Murder on the Beach's Day-Before-Halloween Party.  - 6-8pm. Authors attending are Debra Andrews, Miriam Auerbach, Ruth Berge, Prudy Taylor Board, Gregg Brickman, nancy Cohen, Traci Hall, Victoria Landis, Fred Lichtenberg, Diane Gilbert Madsen, Alyssa Maxwell, Kathleen Pickering, Randy Rawls, Kathy Runk.  Refreshments, prizes and entertainment. Costumes welcome and optional. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore Pineapple Grove, 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com
 
31-LAZY BONES (80’s Rock Covers)- Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 7:30pm Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
Exhibits:

1 – October 11 – 3 Artists Mixed Media- with Artists Barbara Newsom, Karen Rabin, & Arlene Harper. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

4-November 16, 2014 – Florida Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. This juried exhibition includes nearly 100 outstanding works in watercolor created by top Florida artists.  The exhibit coincides with the Society’s annual conference.Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org  
 
1-Nov 16, 2014 – From the Borough to the Beach: Brooklyn-Based Art. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. The Cornell Museum is dedicating an entire gallery to the works of three exciting Brooklyn-based artists.  Will Kurtz is a figurative artist and sculptor, who creates life size paper sculptures of people and animals.  Jennifer Lilya is a well-known fashion illustrator, who has worked with several fashion designers, magazines, and ad agencies.  Mike Cockrill is a renowned painter, many of whose works balance the sacred and irreverent.  The exhibit is a celebration of contemporary artwork as well as the time honored and long-standing relationship between New York City and South Florida. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
1 – January 18, 2015 - Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function Japanese Design for the Senses comprises three distinct exhibitions highlighting the beauty, form, and function that is inherent to Japanese craft and design. Each component features objects designed and crafted to be both beautiful and functional. Examples include an array of exquisite works, from folding screen paintings and lacquer boxes, to handcrafted lamps, benches, and step chests, all of which are as impressive in their design as they are in their craftsmanship and functionality. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org
 

November:

1-31 – Pottery Classes – Monday-Friday. Cloud House Pottery, Artist Alley. One-on-one beginning, intermediate, advanced instruction on the potter’s wheel; up to 3 people per 2.5-hour class. Learn how to wedge & center the clay, pull a cylinder, shape clay, add handles, lids & spouts to finish pieces. $40 including materials. 561- 862-9222

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org
 
1-30 - Pickleball - $5- Delray Beach Community Center 561-243-7250. Call for times - Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9-1 p.m.  Pompey Park Community Center 561-243-7356- 8:30-11:15 a.m.  Daily. Fri. 6-8:30 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m.  www.mydelraybeach.com
 
1- Green Market Opens –9am-2pm- The GreenMarket is a Saturday morning destination as an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park on NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. Started in 1996 by the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Delray GreenMarket has become one of the most popular and charming aspects of the “season” in Delray Beach. At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare along with live musical entertainment each week. Old School Square Park 50 NE 2nd Ave - delraycra.org/greenmarket

5 - Stroll for Well-Being: Garden Walks at Morikami -Session 1: Wed. Oct. 8, Nov. 5, Dec. 3. 11am – 12:30pm (three meetings only) $100 (advance registration required; includes one year Individual membership; members $40). The Stroll for Well-Being program guides participants through contemplative garden strolls and journal-writing to encourage self-reflection in an environment of peace: Morikami’s gardens. Dr. Ruth McCaffrey, Associate Professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, helped establish this innovative program at Morikami and leads the three scheduled group meetings.  Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

5- Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling - 8 pm; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - Our "rising star" will be announced soon! Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling was one of the pioneers of the emerging Long Island comedy scene of the 1970's that spawned such other luminaries as Eddie Murphy and Rosie O'Donnell.  Soon after, Jackie's amazingly quick comedic mind and joke writing ability came to the attention of radio DJ, Howard Stern, and he has been one of Stern’s creative forces ever since.  Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972 in New York City. It has since spread to other areas across the country -- including right here in Delray Beach! The original club in New York City (which has since gone out of business) was notable for its role in starting the careers of many famous singers and comedians, many of whom became very successful in television, theater and film.  Big names such as Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and SO many others!  The list goes on and on. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

6-8 - Girls Night: The Musical - 8 pm, Crest Theatre. Tickets $40. This touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends.  Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even sing and dance in the aisles to some the most popular hit. Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

6-9 - The LPGA Legends Tour- Join us at the Seagate Country Club for this year's LPGA Legend's Tour! Tickets go on sale at all Florida Walgreens’ locations beginning September 15th. Tickets at Walgreens will be $10 per person/per day.  Tickets at the gate will be $15 per person/per day. All ticket proceeds support Dan Marino Foundation (DMF), Achievement Centers for Children & Families (ACCF) and Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (ADVA)www.thelegendstour.com

7 - ORANGE SUNSHINE (60’s Covers) - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

8 - 9- 3rd Annual Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival - Delray Beach continues its’ decade long tradition of producing unique and entertaining street festivals. Now in its third year the 2014 Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival offers visitors the opportunity to stroll the palm tree lined streets of Delray while enjoying a great glass of wine or a plate of delectable seafood. 561-278-0424, www.dbwineandseafood.com

8- Green Market –9am-2pm- The GreenMarket is a Saturday morning destination as an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park on NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. Started in 1996 by the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Delray GreenMarket has become one of the most popular and charming aspects of the “season” in Delray Beach. At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare along with live musical entertainment each week. Old School Square Park 50 NE 2nd Ave - delraycra.org/greenmarket

11- Music and Art in the Park- 6-8pm-Free. Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment.  Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center. For more information please contact Abby Murrell, 561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com

14 - Volunteer Delray - 5-7pm. This year marks the 3rd Annual Volunteer Delray event which will take place Friday, November 14th from 5:00 – 7:00pm, prior to one of the Free Friday night concert Series at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts.  This event is FREE to the public and provides the perfect opportunity for our own citizens to meet local nonprofits, learn about volunteer opportunities and discover potential Board of Director openings.  The Expo format allows attendees to really match their personality, their time and availability, as well as their passion for a cause and to be a proponent of a nonprofit who is looking for volunteers. For more information call Lynn Van Lenten 561-278-0424, lynn@delraybeach.com

14 - ORANGE SUNSHINE (60’s Covers) - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

21 - BEST BITE ON THE AVE- For the third year in a row, 10 local restaurants will compete for the coveted title of Best Bite on the Ave by offering free samples from their menu. Attendees will select the winner by dropping a special token in their favorite restaurant’s fish bowl. Attendees will receive their first token (along with five free raffle tickets) upon paying the $5 admission charge, and will receive another token every time he/she buys a drink (alcoholic or not) at the Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel Tiki Bar. At the end of the evening, the restaurant with the most tokens will be declared Best Bite on the Ave winner for 2014. Previous winners include Tryst Gastropub in 2013 and Prime Delray in 2012. This year’s final THIRD THURSDAY FUN-RAISER will benefit two patriotic nonprofit organizations: the HOW Foundation of South Florida and Project Holiday, which supports local families who have loved ones serving in the armed forces around the world. For more information please contact Crane's BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at www.cranesbeachhouse.com
 
21 - JAY BLUES BAND (Blues) - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org
 
21-23 - Atlantic City Boys- Four dynamic, lead singers perform 1960’s-style rock & roll harmonies in a fully produced stage show with live band. Popular music from The Drifters, The Beach Boys and, of course, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will make it impossible not to be dancing in your seat! If you liked Jersey Boys, then you will LOVE the incredible Atlantic City Boys!  Crest Theatre at Delray Beach Center for the Arts. 561-243-7922x1, delrayarts.org

22 - Help a Neighbor Makeover Project (Paint-a-thon) - Habitat for Humanity of SPBC. Delray Beach. We will help paint at least 25 homes for low income, veterans, and persons with disabilities in Delray Beach (NW/SW from Linton to Atlantic areas 95 to Federal Hwy). Cost is 1,000 per home. Apply online or contact ANA Neira or Courtney Barnes 561-819-6070, www.habitatsouthpalmbeach.org

28 - GARTH BROOKS TRIBUTE 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

Exhibits:

1 - November 16, 2014 – Florida Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. This juried exhibition includes nearly 100 outstanding works in watercolor created by top Florida artists.  The exhibit coincides with the Society’s annual conference.Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1-Nov 16, 2014 – From the Borough to the Beach: Brooklyn-Based Art. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. The Cornell Museum is dedicating an entire gallery to the works of three exciting Brooklyn-based artists.  Will Kurtz is a figurative artist and sculptor, who creates life size paper sculptures of people and animals.  Jennifer Lilya is a well-known fashion illustrator, who has worked with several fashion designers, magazines, and ad agencies.  Mike Cockrill is a renowned painter, many of whose works balance the sacred and irreverent.  The exhibit is a celebration of contemporary artwork as well as the time honored and long-standing relationship between New York City and South Florida. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1 – January 18, 2015 - Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function Japanese Design for the Senses comprises three distinct exhibitions highlighting the beauty, form, and function that is inherent to Japanese craft and design. Each component features objects designed and crafted to be both beautiful and functional. Examples include an array of exquisite works, from folding screen paintings and lacquer boxes, to handcrafted lamps, benches, and step chests, all of which are as impressive in their design as they are in their craftsmanship and functionality. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

28-March 8, 2015 – Language Art - Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Art that explores emotional, social and other themes through the use of text in the image provides another dimension for interpretation and conversation.  This exhibit features the unique works of national artists, Trey Speegle, Jack King, Matthew Rose, Alec monopoly and William Halliday. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 

December:

1-31 – Pottery Classes – Monday-Friday. Cloud House Pottery, Artist Alley. One-on-one beginning, intermediate, advanced instruction on the potter’s wheel; up to 3 people per 2.5-hour class. Learn how to wedge & center the clay, pull a cylinder, shape clay, add handles, lids & spouts to finish pieces. $40 including materials. 561- 862-9222

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

1-30 - Pickleball - $5- Delray Beach Community Center 561-243-7250. Call for times - Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9-1 p.m.  Pompey Park Community Center 561-243-7356- 8:30-11:15 a.m.  Daily. Fri. 6-8:30 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m.  www.mydelraybeach.com

3- Stroll for Well-Being: Garden Walks at Morikami -Session 1: Wed. Oct. 8, Nov. 5, Dec. 3. 11am – 12:30pm (three meetings only) $100 (advance registration required; includes one year Individual membership; members $40). The Stroll for Well-Being program guides participants through contemplative garden strolls and journal-writing to encourage self-reflection in an environment of peace: Morikami’s gardens. Dr. Ruth McCaffrey, Associate Professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, helped establish this innovative program at Morikami and leads the three scheduled group meetings.  Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

4- 100ft Christmas Tree Lighting - The Delray Beach 100ft Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is one of the largest and most celebrated holiday events in Palm Beach County. Festivities begin at 5pm. A month long celebration kicks off with the lighting of the 100ft Christmas Tree on December 4th at 7:15pm.  Old School Square Park -  561-278-0424, 100ftchristmastree.com 

5 - THE OTIS CADILLAC BAND (Roots Rock/R&B) 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

5-14 - A Chorus Line - For the first time ever, and in celebration of the Center’s 25th Anniversary, we will co-produce the iconic, Tony Award winning musical, A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante).  Centered on 17 Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line, our production will be directed and choreographed by Kimberly Dawn (KD) Smith, who appeared on Broadway in the original show. Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

9- Music and Art in the Park- 6-8pm-Free. Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment.  Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center. For more information please contact Abby Murrell, 561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com

9- Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club:Kojo Prince - 8 pm; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - Kojo Prince is a comedian with a style best described, by him, as “silly and superficial… yet satisfying… extremely energetic and animated.”  He  has worked with such entertainers as Katt Williams, Mike Marino, Uncle Floyd, Vic DiBetteto, Jeff Norris and Eddie Griffin, to name a few.  He has also performed at premiere comedy venues such as The Laugh Factory, Catch A Rising Star, The Ice House and the Apollo Theater.  Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972 in New York City. It has since spread to other areas across the country -- including right here in Delray Beach! The original club in New York City (which has since gone out of business) was notable for its role in starting the careers of many famous singers and comedians, many of whom became very successful in television, theater and film.  Big names such as Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and SO many others!  The list goes on and on. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

12- Jimmy Stowe & Stowaways(Beach Music)7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

13 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade - 6:00pm - East Atlantic Avenue beginning east of the Intracoastal and continuing west to fire dept. THEME: “HOLIDAY MOVIES” PARKING: $5 County Parking Garage – West Atlantic Avenue; next to Courthouse/behind library. Old School Square $5 Parking Garage. For details and information please contact Danielle Beardsley at Delray Beach Parks and Recreation 561-243-7277, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com, mydelraybeach.com

13 - Holiday Boat Parade -  6:30pm - Santa Claus is cruising to town.  he flotilla of brightly-decorated boats line up at the Boynton Beach Inlet and motor south along the Intracoastal Waterway to the C-15 canal in Delray Beach beginning at 6:30 p.m. Viewing areas are located at the Boynton Harbor Marina and along the parade route. Remember to help a child in need this holiday season! Please bring new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Free community event. No pets please. If you are interested in entering your boat into the parade, contact Amy at the Boynton Beach CRA – 561.600.9097, boyntonbeachcra.com

16 - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - 8 pm. This new adaptation of Dickens’ popular classic fills the stage with veteran Broadway actors, lush costumes, stunning sets, music, dance, and a timeless message.  With beloved traditional carols of the season include. A Christmas Carol is an enchanting way to begin the holidays!  Directed by Carl Rajotte (director/ choreographer), in his 11th season as Artistic Director for the Palace Theatre in New York. Tickets $40. Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

18- Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club: Vic DiBitetto - 8 pm; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 -This powerful performer churns energy, honesty, and humanity into nonstop laughter from his first words, to his famous, word-free mannequin head encore.  DiBitetto has appeared on ABC’s “America’s Funniest People,” where he was a $10,000 Grand Prize winner, as well as VH-1’s “Stand-Up Spotlight” and “Last Laugh At Pip’s,” and a pilot with Woody Allen and Danny Aiello.  In addition, he has warmed-up hundreds of audiences for hit shows such as “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and “The Ricki Lake Show.”  He has performed at many of the nation’s best comedy venues such as New York City’s Dangerfield’s, Los Angeles’ Laugh Factory, Las Vegas’ Riviera Hotel, and Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel. Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972 in New York City. It has since spread to other areas across the country -- including right here in Delray Beach! The original club in New York City (which has since gone out of business) was notable for its role in starting the careers of many famous singers and comedians, many of whom became very successful in television, theater and film.  Big names such as Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and SO many others!  The list goes on and on. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

19 - Solid Brass (Classic Rock/R&B) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

26- On The Roxx (80's Cover) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

31 - First Night Delray Beach - Family friendly New Year's Eve Celebration.   561-278-0424, 100ftchristmastree.com

 

Exhibits:

1 – January 18, 2015 - Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function Japanese Design for the Senses comprises three distinct exhibitions highlighting the beauty, form, and function that is inherent to Japanese craft and design. Each component features objects designed and crafted to be both beautiful and functional. Examples include an array of exquisite works, from folding screen paintings and lacquer boxes, to handcrafted lamps, benches, and step chests, all of which are as impressive in their design as they are in their craftsmanship and functionality. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

1-March 8, 2015 – Language Art - Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Art that explores emotional, social and other themes through the use of text in the image provides another dimension for interpretation and conversation.  This exhibit features the unique works of national artists, Trey Speegle, Jack King, Matthew Rose, Alec monopoly and William Halliday. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

16 - April 19, 2015 – En Plein Air- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Plein Air refers to the art of painting outdoors, and this exhibit features paintings of Delray Beach and other Palm Beach County locations. The exhibit will focus not only on the completed paintings, but will cover the background, locations and process involved in creating them. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org 

 


January 2015:

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

 

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org
 
2 - Pocket Change (Funk/Blues) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

3-4- STEVE SOLOMON: Cannoli,Latkes & Guilt - Saturday, 8 pm & Sunday, 2 pm. This hilarious show features the very best comedy bits from Steve’s earlier shows plus loads of new comedy pieces. Tickets $45. Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

9 - Bad Inc/4NR2 (Bad Company/Foreigner Tribute) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922,DelrayArts.org

13- Music and Art in the Park- 6-8pm-Free. Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment.  Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center. For more information please contact Abby Murrell, 561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com

14 - VOCAL TRASH-8pm - Electrifying "Stomp" style drumming, breakdancing and a cappella harmonies. It’s Glee meets Stomp! Tickets $35. Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

16 - 18 - BACK ON BROADWAY- Take 10 amazing performers all looking for their “big break” on Broadway; throw in dazzling sets, costumes, scenes and songs from some of Broadways biggest hits, and you’ve got a show that’s sure to please! Enjoy songs from award-winning musicals such as “Mary Poppins,” “Avenue Q,” “Mama Mia” and the revivals of “South Pacific,” “Evita” and “Anything Goes.” All singing! All dancing! All Broadway! Delray Beach Center for the Arts 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

16 - Bushwood (Reggae Rock) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

23- Galo's Tribute to Santana -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

30-B Street Band (Bruce Springsteen Tribute) -7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Rain or shine; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  Presented by Delray Motors. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

Exhibits:

1 – January 18, 2015 - Japanese Design for the Senses: Beauty, Form, and Function Japanese Design for the Senses comprises three distinct exhibitions highlighting the beauty, form, and function that is inherent to Japanese craft and design. Each component features objects designed and crafted to be both beautiful and functional. Examples include an array of exquisite works, from folding screen paintings and lacquer boxes, to handcrafted lamps, benches, and step chests, all of which are as impressive in their design as they are in their craftsmanship and functionality. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 561-495-0233, www.morikami.org

1-March 8, 2015 – Language Art - Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Art that explores emotional, social and other themes through the use of text in the image provides another dimension for interpretation and conversation.  This exhibit features the unique works of national artists, Trey Speegle, Jack King, Matthew Rose, Alec monopoly and William Halliday. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1 - April 19, 2015 – En Plein Air- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Plein Air refers to the art of painting outdoors, and this exhibit features paintings of Delray Beach and other Palm Beach County locations. The exhibit will focus not only on the completed paintings, but will cover the background, locations and process involved in creating them. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org 


 
February 2015:

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

 

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

6 - 8 - 6th Annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest- www.dbgarlicfest.com - The Delray Beach Garlic Fest continues to live up to its reputation for being the premier food and entertainment event in South Florida. The event is dedicated to exploring the numerous health and culinary possibilities of garlic. Countless recipes and unique dishes have been created by professional chefs in the Garlic Chef cooking competition and by our Gourmet Alley concessionaires including Garlic Ice Cream, Argentinean Garlic BBQ and Garlic Fest crab cakes. The Garlic Fest has been featured on the Food Network and in countless national newspapers and magazines. $10 (EARLY BIRD PRICE & at the gate until 6:00 pm) Friday & Saturday. $20 (REGULAR PRICE at the gate after 6:00 pm) Friday & Saturday, $10 Sunday all day, Children 10 and under FREE

13-22 - Delray Beach Open by the Venetian Las Vegas -The Delray Beach Open by The Venetian® Las Vegas, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR & ATP WORLD TOUR event, which is televised nationally (Tennis Channel) and internationally in over 125 countries, and hosts over 50,000 spectators and more than 10 hospitality and amateur tennis events. visit www.yellowtennisball.com

19- Music and Art in the Park- 6-8pm-Free. Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment.  Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center. For more information please contact Abby Murrell, 561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com

28 - Spady Cultural Heritage Day "Spady Day" The old ways of living and thriving in Florida will come to life at the Living Heritage Day (a/k/a “Spady Day”), when the Tradition Bearers of Renaissance Park of Marianna, FL share how pioneers made household products, such as lye soap and straw brooms, and meals straight from the land. Activities for children and family, such as storytelling, a bounce house and face-painting, will be available. The fun will take place on the Spady Museum complex at 170 NW 5th Avenue in Delray Beach. 561-279-8883, www.spadymuseum.com/spady-cultural-heritage-day

Exhibits:

1-March 8, 2015 – Language Art - Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Art that explores emotional, social and other themes through the use of text in the image provides another dimension for interpretation and conversation.  This exhibit features the unique works of national artists, Trey Speegle, Jack King, Matthew Rose, Alec monopoly and William Halliday. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1 - April 19, 2015 – En Plein Air- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Plein Air refers to the art of painting outdoors, and this exhibit features paintings of Delray Beach and other Palm Beach County locations. The exhibit will focus not only on the completed paintings, but will cover the background, locations and process involved in creating them. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org 


 
March 2015:

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

 

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

13 - 14- 47th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade-  - This year, the Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates its 47th year, rejoicing in our Irish heritage and honoring the service of the International Firefighters. The 2014 parade draws Marching Pipe & Drum Bands from around the world. In past years, marching firefighter bands from Dublin, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Canada and Australia have joined the festivities and traditionally play at the Irish Siamsa and Party. Join us for one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the nation and pay tribute to the brave Firefighters across the globe. For information on the Irish Siamsa and party, please contact Nancy Stewart at 561-279-0907 www.festivalmanagementgroup.com

28 - 29 - 1st Annual Bacon & Bourbon Festival - - From the creators of Delray Beach Garlic Fest, we proudly introduce our newest festival offering, The Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest. Plan to join us as we celebrate the most beloved food in the universe, Bacon and the ultimate American made spirit, Bourbon. At the heart of our festivals is our commitment to create fun-filled food-lover community events featuring unique foods and beverages. 561-279-0907, www.delraybaconandbourbonfest.com 

Exhibits:

1-March 8, 2015 – Language Art - Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Art that explores emotional, social and other themes through the use of text in the image provides another dimension for interpretation and conversation.  This exhibit features the unique works of national artists, Trey Speegle, Jack King, Matthew Rose, Alec monopoly and William Halliday. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1 - April 19, 2015 – En Plein Air- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Plein Air refers to the art of painting outdoors, and this exhibit features paintings of Delray Beach and other Palm Beach County locations. The exhibit will focus not only on the completed paintings, but will cover the background, locations and process involved in creating them. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org 

 


 
April 2015:

1-30  - Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

 

1-30 – Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1:00pm. $4 per-person ages 3 and up. 561-274-SAND (7263), sandowayhouse.org

10 - 12- Chamber of Commerce 53rd Annual Delray Affair - - In 2015, the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 53rd year of the Delray Affair. Nicknamed the “Greatest Show under the Sun”, the Delray Affair is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue, grounds of Delray Beach Center for the Arts and Old School Square Park. 561-278-0424, www.delrayaffair.com 

Exhibits:

1 - April 19, 2015 – En Plein Air- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. Plein Air refers to the art of painting outdoors, and this exhibit features paintings of Delray Beach and other Palm Beach County locations. The exhibit will focus not only on the completed paintings, but will cover the background, locations and process involved in creating them. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org 

All dates, times and events are subject to change without notice.

This Document is produced by The Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, Inc., a partnership between the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Delray Beach.  For more information about the Cooperative, call (561) 279-1380 ext. 108 or visit www.visitdelraybeach.org

 

 

 

 

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