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July 28, 2014

Annual Events


July:

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

1-27 - THE LIFE: Cy Coleman’s pulsating musical The Life is bringing some sizzle back to the South Florida theatre scene this spring and summer. The Tony Award winning musical will begin reduced-price previews on June 7th & 8th  and will open for a limited run on June 11th. The Delray Square production is directed by Gary Waldman, who along with his partner, Jamison Troutman also serves as a producer of the show. They were the team behind The Life’s last visit to Florida (the first post-Broadway production World-Wide) – an extremely successful, eight month sold out run. The Waldman-Troutman Production received unanimous rapturous reviews and more regional award nods than any other  This will be the landmark, 10th Anniversary Revival of that historic production!   Generous Discounts for Groups of 10 or more. Delray Square Performing Arts - 4809 West Atlantic Ave.  (561) 450-8384, delraysquarearts.com

1-31 – 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, mydelraybeach.com

1-31 – 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

1-31 – 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  - Shark Feeding & Shark Months- Tues-Sat - 10:30am $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
 
25- PBC Curlfriends Event-5pm-9pm - This show will bring together professionals and consumers in one room to learn and exchange information about hair care, product knowledge, beauty maintenance techniques, and networking opportunity. Our attendees will have the opportunity to shop from our wonderful vendors, mix and mingle, enjoy live hair demo, receive free product(s), and of course has a great time. Our goal is to educate, encourage, empower, and celebrate our natural hair texture. 16700 Jog Road Delray Beach, FL 33446. Pricing Varies. pbccurlfriends.com

26- Savor Our City Culinary Tours “Taste Atlantic Avenue” -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@SavorTheCity.info

26- Murder on the Beach Bookstore- is pleased to announce The Authors Academy Writing Workshops for Tomorrow’s Authors. July 12th features His, Hers, or Mine? Deciding on Point of View, July 19th features Research for Fiction and Non-Fiction, July 26th features Facebook for Writers. Reservation is required. All workshops are held at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, from 10am to Noon.  All instructors are multi-published authors. Charge for each workshop is $25 per person. Please pay at the door. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. For more information on these workshops visit www.FLauthorsacademy.com or call us at 561-279-7790

26 Pickleball - 12:00-3pm. Adult play. Delray Beach Community Center.  $5. 561-243-7250 www.mydelraybeach.com
 
26 - The Writer’s Studio -  10:00 a.m. A weekly Saturday morning program Contact Howard Gleichenhaus 561-638-7251. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

26 - Booksignings- 6pm Ruth Hartman Berge will speak and sign Growing Up in Northern Palm Beach County 19.99. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore. Pineapple Grove- 273 NE 2nd Avenue, 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com

26 - Magic and Comedy- An evening of magic and comedy for adults, hosted by the Amazing Mr. A with guest magicians. 8pm at the Puppetry Arts Center, 94 NE 2nd Ave.  $15.More info:  www.puppetcenter.org or 561-243-4330

26 - Family Splash Games  - Pompey Park Pool, 1101 NW 2nd St. 12 noon-3:00 pm. Cost:Daily Pass. Looking for some new activities for the family?  Well look into Family Splash Games with the City of Delray Beach Pompey Pool.  The fun and exciting aquatic games like, Water Basketball, Underwater Hockey, Watermelon Relays, and much more.  So splash on in with the family and have memories for a life time. Pompey Pool (561)243-7358

26 - DIEGO FIGUEIREDO WITH SPECIAL GUEST: ROSE MAX-  Tickets from $25 - Diego Figueiredo (pronounced "fig-a-reed-o") is considered to be one of the most talented guitar players in the world today. Winner of several important competitions including the Montreux Jazz Competition and the VISA Prize, Diego has released nineteen albums to date, three DVD’s, and several instructional books.  His music is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa Nova and Classical.  Figueiredo's unique interpretations, along with his phenomenal technique and emotion, have created an explosion of adoring fans and concert-goers. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org 
 
28 Craft Series - “Quilting Bee” –10:00 a.m- Twice monthly quilting class presented by Karen Pugh & Linda Bouvier. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
28   – “Got Gaming?” 5:15 p.m. presented by Young Adult Librarian Loanis Menendez-Cuesta - Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

28 - Lifelong Learning Community Institute Course Mind-Boggling Mondays –10:30am - 12:00pm -Fee = $45 – Guest Pass = $20. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

28 - Children’s Program – 10:00 a.m.  “Tales for Tadpoles” (birth to 2 yrs.) – Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
29 -Children’s Program – “Turtle Tales” (to 3 yrs) - 10:00 a.m. -Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
30 – Socrates Café – 11:30 a.m. Weekly discussion group facilitated by Claire Drattell & Don Clare. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
30– Art Cinema at the Crest: The Grand Budapest Hotel - Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; tickets $10; Center for the Arts members FREE.An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize in this 2013 adventure/drama.   The film stars Bruce Dern, Will Forte and June Squibb. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
31 - Children’s Program – 2:30 p.m. – Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org
 
31 - Extraordinary Art and Sale! Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. Thursday, 6:00-8:00 p.m.; $5 admission (includes 1 drink ticket). Experience extraordinary art and take home an original! Enjoy informal gallery tours of the current exhibit, “From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Paper as Art.” See a unique display of 5x5-inch works in a variety of media by local artists, all of which will be on sale for just $25. Beer, wine and light bites available.561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org
 
31 - Collector Series Wine Tasting - A unique opportunity to taste some of the most sought after, highly rated wineries, from selected vineyards. Limited to first 15 people, $50/pp. Gourmet appetizers and dessert included. The Wine Wave - RSVP Required 561-276-2076. 900 E. Atlantic Ave #3, wineontheave@gmail.com
 

Exhibits:

1-August 24, 2014 – From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Paper as Art- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission:  $5; children under 6 free.Paper, when transformed, manipulated, sculpted or cut into two and three dimensional art, can surprise and amaze the viewer with its flexibility, intricacy and beauty.  This exhibit features exquisite works in paper including sculptures, two-dimensional cut-outs, and more!  The 20 participating artists have been featured in galleries around the world.. 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– August 9 –Art Work by Rick Ricketts & Photography by Judith Acker - Mr. Ricketts and Ms. Acker have graciously agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds of any sales back to the Library. Rick Ricketts came to South Florida at the age of ten and has been creating beautiful landscapes, paintings depicting the ocean and his natural surroundings in acrylic and oil paintings ever since. He is also an actor, entertainer and Elvis impersonator. Judith Acker is a talented photographer with a broad background in the study of art and photography. While in New York, Ms. Acker worked with the celebrated Magnum Photographers. She received an Associates’ degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology, a B.A. in Art & Education from Molloy College and an M.S. degree in Reading from Adelphi University. You won’t want to miss this exhibit at the Library!  Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

1-September 28, 2014 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. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free.561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org  

August:

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

1-31 – 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

1-31 – 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

1-31 – 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  - Shark Feeding & Shark Months- Tues-Sat - 10:30am $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 -Arts Garage Presents L.A. Hardy - Comedy- $15-25 - 8pm. A veteran and versatile performer, L.A. Hardy is originally from Cleveland, then was transplanted to Los Angeles, and is now based out of South Florida. A natural actor, he has been seen on MTV, VH1, ABC's According to Jim, and has voice credits in the movie Guess Who with Bernie Mac, and experience in stand-up on BET's ComicView, indie films such as China Dolls, Footsteps, The Good Fight, The Last Angry Black Man, and Universal Remote with Charlie Murphy. L.A. has a face you've seen before and want to see again. He has performed stand-up comedy for the U.S. military and was among the first of a group of comedians to perform in Iraq in August and September of 2003. In 2004, he travelled and entertained the troops in Afghanistan. He has headlined tours worldwide in over 35 countries for the USO, The Department Of Defense, Comics On Duty, and AKA Productions since 1994. L.A.'s comedy is reality-based; he draws his humor from events that have taken place in his life or could happen in yours. A young dad with a wife and two kids, and a strong family base of operations in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, he headlines regularly at clubs, colleges, corporate events and cruise ships.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

1 & 2 - Heatwave Hilarity - $6.50 - Summer fun for kids of all ages with magician/ventriloquist Dan Christopher and friends.  Fri -10:30am, Sat-2:00pm, Puppetry Arts Center, 561-243-4330, puppetcenter.org

2 -  Lauren Mitchell Band - BLUES 7 Tickets from $25 - The Lauren Mitchell Band, featuring front-woman Lauren Mitchell’s galvanizing vocals backed by the talents of veteran rock and blues artists, has roared on to the South Florida arts scene with undeniable ferocity. The group was born in 2005 when Lauren Mitchell teamed up with keyboard sensation Mike Hensley to create a sound that celebrated everything they loved about blues, soul, and rock. Since then, the band has incorporated the best talent it can find, to bring audiences a sound that is fresh and exciting.  561-450-635, artsgarage.org

2 - Craft Spirits Tasting  - $15/pp, $10 with RSVP. The Wine Wave to RSVP please call (561) 276-2076. 900 E. Atlantic Ave #3.  wineontheave@gmail.com 

2 - Arts Garage Presents Lauren Mitchell - Blues $25-$45 - 8pm. The Lauren Mitchell Band, featuring front-woman Lauren Mitchell’s galvanizing vocals backed by the talents of veteran rock and blues artists, has roared on to the South Florida arts scene with undeniable ferocity. The group was born in 2005 when Lauren Mitchell teamed up with keyboard sensation Mike Hensley to create a sound that celebrated everything they loved about blues, soul, and rock. Since then, the band has incorporated the best talent it can find, to bring audiences a sound that is fresh and exciting. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

2, 9 ,16 & 23- Murder on the Beach Bookstore- is pleased to announce The Authors Academy Writing Workshops for Tomorrow’s Authors.  August 2nd features Blogging, Posting and Tweeting Your Way to Success, August 9th features How to Self-Publish: eBook and Print, August 16th features How to Get Published: Finding an Agent, August 23rd features How to Get Published: Be Your Own Agent. All workshops are held at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, from 10am to Noon.  All instructors are multi-published authors. Charge for each workshop is $25 per person.  Please pay at the door. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Reservation is required. For more information on these workshops visit www.FLauthorsacademy.com or call us at 561-279-7790

2, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29? - Pickleball – Call for times. Adult play. Delray Beach Community Center. Call for times.  $5. 561-243-7250 www.mydelraybeach.com

2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 - The Writer’s Studio –10:00 am – 12 Noon- weekly Saturday morning program Contact Howard Gleichenhaus  561-638-7251 - Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- Savor Our City Culinary Tours #Taste Atlantic Avenue" -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

4, 11, 18 & 25 - Empowerment Zone- from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m – Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

4 - The Southern Handcraft Society-  7pm - Pineapple Grove Chapter, Delray Beach, will hold its monthly meeting at the Senior Center at Veterans Park.  The center is is located on Atlantic Avenue at the Intracoastal. mhincken@gmail.com 

5 - Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails -5:15pm-7:00pm at Eleven Salon and Spa. $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
 
6 - Art Cinema at the Crest: Led Zeppelin-The Song Remains the Same-4:00pm and 7:30pm; tickets $10, members Free. 561-243-1922, DelrayArts.org
 
6, 13, 20 & 27 - 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
 
7 & 8 - Tastemakers of Delray Beach - 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Delray Beach Magazine and the Downtown Development Authority of Delray Beach (DDA) and approximately 16-18 of the Downtown restaurants present this 6th Annual tasting event. Passport Tickets are $30 Cash. For more information contact the DDA at 561-243-1077

7 & 21 Steel Drum Cruise - 7-9pm. Tickets are $25 per person and include our 2-hour sunset cruise with live entertainment. Delray Yacht Cruises, delraybeachcruises.com  561-243-0686

7, 8, 9- Summertime Magic- $6.50 The Amazing Mr. A presents magic, fun, and ventriloquism.  Thurs/Fri-10:30am; Sat - 2:00pm. Puppetry Arts Center, 561-243-4330, puppetcenter.org

8 -Sushi & Stroll - 5:30 PM - 8:00 - Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with taiko drums and a cultural backdrop that can't be beat! Add a cold drink, a breathtaking sunset and a walking path through a tranquil garden, and you've got Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks!  561-495-0233,www.morikami.org/sushiandstroll 

9-Kirgami at Morikami- Take a moment to create a craft between 12pm and 3pm. These activities are recommended for families with children ages 7 - 12. FREE with paid admission to the museum. Learn the art of Kirigami, a paper decoration that you cut with scissors.  Location: Classroom A.  561-495-0233, morikami.org

9- 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

9 - Car Wash- Noon to 4:00 pm- 505 Teen Center & Hobbit Skate Park, 505 SE 5th Ave. Support your community Skate Park & Teen Center by getting your car washed. All proceeds go back to our local community children.  Cars $5, SUVS & Trucks $7. Tony Chin, 561-243-7158

9 - Arts Garage Presents Sultans of String - $25-$45 – 8pm - JUNO Award nominees Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebrating musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. Fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar while a funk bass lays down unstoppable grooves. Acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, while world rhythms excite audiences to their feet with the irresistible need to dance. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

11 & 25 - Craft Series Quilting Bee –10:00 a.m- Twice monthly quilting class presented by Karen Pugh & Linda Bouvier. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

12 - Evening Book Group – Pure by Andrew Miller  presented by rotating book group leaders. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

13 – Art Cinema at the Crest: All About Eve-4:00pm and 7:30pm; tickets $10, members Free. 561-243-1922, DelrayArts.org

14 - "Games of Rhones" Wine Tasting - A tasting focusing on wines from Southern France - 15/pp, $10 with RSVP. The Wine Wave to RSVP please call (561) 276-2076. 900 E. Atlantic Ave #3. wineontheave@gmail.com 

14 – Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Presents Celebration of Education Membership Breakfast- 8:00am-9:30am - Delray Beach  Golf Club & Restaurant. Welcome our new teachers to our Delray Beach schools this year. Hear from Principals about what their challenges and successes are. Learn about Delray Beach's education system. $18 Early Member Registration before Aug 2, $23 Member rate on/after Aug 2, $25 future members. 561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

14 & 28 - Craft Series – Knit ‘N Purl - presented by rotating facilitators. Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

16- 11th Annual Family Fun Day - 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm.  Come join us in this community event hosted by the City of Delray Beach and Pompey Park for food, drinks, entertainment, music, and so much more.  Food Vendors and Local Talent are needed for this event.  Please contact Pompey Park for details. Pompey Park, 561-243-7356

16 & 17 – Arts Garage Presents Tiempo Libre -$25-45. Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories, the members of three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre are true modern heirs to the rich musical tradition of their native Cuba.  The Miami-based group is celebrated for its sophisticated performances of timba music, an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of r&b, pop, jazz and Cuban son.  Tiempo Libre has introduced Cuban music to new audiences through appearances on shows such as the Tonight Show, Live from Lincoln Center and Dancing With the Stars and concerts worldwide including performances at Tanglewood, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, The Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Hong Kong’s Kwai Tsing Theatre and Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona, Italy.  Tiempo Libre collaborated on “Para Ti” with violinist Joshua Bell for his At Home with Friends album and frequently plays with leading orchestras.  The band recently released My Secret Radio on Sony Masterworks, previous albums Bach in Havana (Sony Masterworks), Arroz Con Mango (Shanachie) and Lo Que Esperabas (Shanachie) were nominated for Grammys. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

17 - Book Club at Murder on the Beach -3 pm.  The Sunday Sleuths book club will discuss The Expats by Chris Pavone $15.00. 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com 

19 -The Wines of Argentina - 6-8 pm. Argentine wine has exploded in popularity over the past decade, and is now known as a reliable source of distinctive, tasty and affordable wine. The most popular white wine grape is Torrontes, a crisp and floral variety with exotic aromatics and crisp acidity. Leading the red wine lineup is Malbec, a grape transplanted from Bordeaux. Join us for an exploration of Argentina’s undiscovered wine values, with tasting samples of four wines. In addition, we have a brief presentation of olive oils from Argentina and balsamic  vinegar from The Olive Taste of Delray, accompanied by dipping bread, fruit and cheese.  $50 per person. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com
 
20 – Art Cinema at the Crest: Coen Brothers’ Llewyn Davis-4:00pm and 7:30pm; tickets $10, members Free. 561-243-1922, DelrayArts.org
 
21- On The Ave - West Atlantic, SW 5th Avenue - Celebrate Back to School at the On the Ave event on August 21st. This month the event will be held on SW 5th Avenue utilizing the Libby Westley plaza as the main stage. This is an especially kid friendly event with an expanded Kid’s Corner, construction noodles and a splash zone. Parks & Rec will be organizing games and local schools will be giving performances. Look for back to school giveaways too.  And grown-ups will enjoy the always spectacular music by Arts Garage and art from Lynn University. Ontheavedelraybeach.com, 561-278-0424

21 - Dine Out for a Cause - Location TBA. with Celebrity Chef  (TBA) - Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

21- Savor the City Culinary Tours “Taste Pineapple Grove” -5-8pm– 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@SavorTheCity.info

22-24 - Thrive 2014 Fitness & Wellness Conference & Trade Show- ECA/THRIVE is not just another fitness event! Experience first hand a Two day  life-affirming event where we  celebrate fitness, health and wellness, mind body and spirit. Join us and “BE PRESENT”!  The event offers classes in Boot Camp, Body Conditioning, Nutrition, Yoga, Pilates, Tae Chi, Indoor Rowing, Dance, Aquatic Fitness in the pool, all presented by world famous instructors who are experts in the fitness industry! Shop our Trade Show! come for one day or all! Taking place at the Marriott Delray Beach.  For more information and to register: 516 -432- 6877, www.ecaworldfitness.com  

23 - Arts Garage Presents Willie Green with Little Mike & the Tornadoes- 8pm . Blues. .$25-45. Blues legend Delta style bluesman Willie is joined by Little Mike and the Tornadoes, a powerhouse blues and rock n’ roll band that enthralled our Arts Garage patrons last summer. Willie Green, a Delta style bluesman, is self-taught on both harmonica and guitar and has opened shows for John Hammond, Jr. (who calls him "the real deal"), John Lee Hooker and Eric Clapton. He is joined by Little Mike and the Tornadoes, who enthralled the audiences at Arts Garage last summer. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

23-24 - Qualifying USTA Summer Smash Sectional Championships presented by The Venetian® Las Vegas hosted by City of Delray BeachDelray Swim & Tennis Club. Competition in the Boys & Girls 12’s, 14’s, 16’s and 18’s divisions.  FREE admission to watch at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. 561-243-7360

24 - Booksigning at Murder on the Beach -6 pm.  Randy Wayne White will speak and sign Haunted: A Hannah Smith Novel, $26.95. 273 NE 2nd Avenue. 561-279-7790, www.murderonthebeach.com 

25 - Afternoon Book Group – 1:00 p.m.  The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh  presented by Librarian Kathleen Hensman. Delray Beach Public Library (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

25 - 7 Day Training Course at the Association for Community Counseling. 1 PM - 4 PM for volunteers and others interested in person-centered therapy.Cost is $100. 561-638-0908, www.associationforcommunitycounseling.org

27 – Art Cinema at the Crest: Caddyshack-4:00pm and 7:30pm; tickets $10, members Free. 561-243-1922, DelrayArts.org

28 – Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce - Dealing with Mean People - 11:45am - 1:00pm-Laurie Glover, distinguished corporate trainer, is here to give you the tools and resources you need to handle mean people and walk away with your hide intact! Presented in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center. $10.00 (incl light lunch).Teri 561 278-0424, teri@delraybeach.com

30 – Main Draw USTA Summer Smash Sectional Championships -presented by The Venetian® Las Vegas hosted by City of Delray BeachDelray Swim & Tennis Club. Competition in the Boys & Girls 12’s, 14’s, 16’s and 18’s divisions.  FREE admission to watch at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. 561-243-7360

30 - Arts Garage Presents - Jean Chardavoine Jazz 8pm.$25-45. Haitian-born but Brooklyn-bred guitarist and seasoned arranger presents the best of modern music and the future of jazz with a concrete manifestation of a new genre emerging: “Haitian jazz." A talented artist, a refined professional and a great musician, Jean has covered the gamut of musical styles and is well known around New York for his association with the great Dave Valentin, who also is a guest on two of his CDs. He has had the privilege of playing at Aretha Franklin's birthday bash with the Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra. His latest release entitled "The Tribute" is an ode to the Haitian earthquake victims and homage to his roots. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

Exhibits:

1– August 9 –Art Work by Rick Ricketts & Photography by Judith Acker - Mr. Ricketts and Ms. Acker have graciously agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds of any sales back to the Library. Rick Ricketts came to South Florida at the age of ten and has been creating beautiful landscapes, paintings depicting the ocean and his natural surroundings in acrylic and oil paintings ever since. He is also an actor, entertainer and Elvis impersonator. Judith Acker is a talented photographer with a broad background in the study of art and photography. While in New York, Ms. Acker worked with the celebrated Magnum Photographers. She received an Associates’ degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology, a B.A. in Art & Education from Molloy College and an M.S. degree in Reading from Adelphi University. You won’t want to miss this exhibit at the Library!  Delray Beach Public Library, (561) 266-0798 100 West Atlantic Avenue, www.delraylibrary.org

1-August 24, 2014 – From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Paper as Art- Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission:  $5; children under 6 free.Paper, when transformed, manipulated, sculpted or cut into two and three dimensional art, can surprise and amaze the viewer with its flexibility, intricacy and beauty.  This exhibit features exquisite works in paper including sculptures, two-dimensional cut-outs, and more!  The 20 participating artists have been featured in galleries around the world.. 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.

1-31 Samurai Culture: Treasures of Florida Collections-Samurai Culture was organized by the Morikami Museum in conjunction with various collectors across. Florida. The exhibition features an array of samurai suits of armor and weapons fashioned during the Edo period (1600 – 1868). Also displayed are a variety of paintings and prints depicting samurai life made during both the Edo- and Meiji period (1868 – 1912). Although the samurai class was abolished soon after the Meiji Restoration of 1868, many samurai families held on to priceless armor, swords, helmets, sundry other adornments, and paintings and prints in commemoration of one of the most illustrious warrior classes in the world.  561-495-0233, morikami.org

1-31 -From A Quiet Place: The Paper Sculptures of Kyoko Hazama- While most of us are familiar with handmade Japanese paper or washi, incorrectly called rice paper, and the fascinating art of paper folding known as origami, few have seen Kyoko Hazama’s magnificent paper sculptures: delicate, intricately detailed and highly personal paper sculptures that she describes as “symbolic self-portraits.”  561-495-0233, morikami.org

1-September 28, 2014 - 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.  Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  Admission: $5; children under 6 free. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

9 – 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

 

September:

1- Unity of Delray Beach Nurtrition Classes– Nutrition for Your Best Energy, Weight, Mood and Life! This interactive discussion will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m and it will cover nutrition essentials that everyone needs to know to live a healthy life. We will specifically focus on creating an eating and lifestyle plan for increased energy, healthy weight, balanced mood and stress management. We will also discuss what to do when you are doing everything “right”, and it’s just not working. We will finish with a fun demonstration of muscle testing. Free admission to event. Unity of Delray Beach is in Delray Beach, Florida, and is located between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale on the northwest corner of 101 NW 22nd St. at Swinton Ave., 22 blocks north of Atlantic Avenue. For more information call the church office Monday through Thurs., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 561-276-5796.

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

1-31 – 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

1-31 – 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

1-31 – 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

6, 13, 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

6- Murder on the Beach Bookstore- is pleased to announce The Authors Academy Writing Workshops for Tomorrow’s Authors. This workshop features Everyone Judges a Book By It's Cover. A great cover attracts buyers.  Learn what works for ebooks, hardcovers, paperbacks, and audio, and what doesn’t. Workshops are held at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, from 10am to Noon.  All instructors are multi-published authors. Charge for each workshop is $25 per person.  Please pay at the door. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Reservation is required. For more information on this workshop visit www.FLauthorsacademy.com or call us at 561-279-7790

8 - Chiefs, Pawns & Warriors  - 2:00 pm  – Retired New York City firefighter Ron Parker will speak about his book Chiefs, Pawns & Warriors, a true life recount of his story on September 11, 2001, that unforgettable day in American history. Ron will take you on a journey through 20 stories of mangled steel, clouds of smoke and ash in his attempts to rescue thousands of civilians and lost firefighter brothers trapped beneath the fallen twin towers. His only choices were to be a chief, a pawn or a warrior because being a victim was not an option.100 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL. 33444, 561-266-9490, delraylibrary.org

12 - Sushi & Stroll - 5:30 PM - 8:00 - Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with taiko drums and a cultural backdrop that can't be beat! Add a cold drink, a breathtaking sunset and a walking path through a tranquil garden, and you've got Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks!  www.morikami.org/sushiandstroll 

12- The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors - Friday, 7:30 p.m.; free admission. This community concert will offer an evening of exceptional jazz by the internationally-acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors, the United States Army’s premier touring jazz orchestra.  As a component of The United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC, they go on tour each year presenting jazz concerts across America. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

13 -Fish Printing at Morikami- Take a moment to create a craft between 12pm and 3pm. These activities are recommended for families with children ages 7 - 12. FREE with paid admission to the museum. Learn to make a Gyotaku, or traditional Japanese fish print.  Location: Classroom A.  morikami.org

13 - 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

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

 

Exhibits:

1-September 28, 2014 - 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  

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, 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  

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

9- On The Ave - 6-10pm, Pineapple Grove.  561-278-0424, ontheavedelraybeach.com

9- Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club - 8 pm; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Our "rising star" will be announced soon! 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.

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 - How Dogs Make a Difference in People’s Lives -2:00 p.m. – Delray Beach Public Library. 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

24 - The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Luminary Gala - 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

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 15, 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  
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

8 - 9- 3rd Annual Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival -  - In a city nationally known for its great festivals and events, The Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce looks forward to producing a food & wine festival that highlights all that Delray Beach has to offer. 561-278-0424, www.dbwineandseafood.com

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

Exhibits:

4-November 15, 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

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

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 

13 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade - 6:00pm - For details and information please contact Danielle Beardsley at Delray Beach Parks and Recreation - 561-243-7277, beardsleyd@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

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

January 2015:

 

February 2015:

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

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

March 2015:

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 

April 2015:

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 

 

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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