Delray Beach Special Events


 

April 2017:

1-30- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-30– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-30 - Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-30  - FREE Oral Cancer Screenings - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. There will be roughly 50,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year and the fastest growing segment of the population are young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals. The screenings are painless and take less than 10 minutes. Everyone is welcome! Spodak Dental Group, 3911 W. Atlantic Ave. Call (561) 498-0050 to make an appointment. 

1 -  Arts Garage Presents Stooges Brass Band – $30-45. 8pm. New Orleans Brass. The award-winning band has earned their rank as one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans.  The band consistently provides a welcome blast of true New Orleans spirit, engaging audiences with their innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds, contemporary jazz and hip-hop beats.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

1, 2, 7-9- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Once Upon a Matress” – $30.  A Musical Comedy by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is the deliciously light- hearted musical comedy that catapulted Carol Burnett to stardom as Princess Winnifred the Woebegone (or “Fred” to her friends).  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

1 & 2 - Morikami Hatsume Fair - 11am-6pm. $10-15.  Celebrating the first bud of spring, Morikami’s largest annual event, Hatsume Fair transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring three stages (with taiko drumming, martial arts demos, samurai sword fighting performances, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities.  561-495-0233, morikami.org

1 - Bravo Amici at Old School Square Pavilion-8pm. $30. This talented trio performs an uplifting selection of well-known classical and contemporary arias, combining elements of pop, Broadway and opera with classical overtones.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

2 -  Arts Garage Presents James Francies Trio – $30-45. 7pm. Esteemed Jazz Pianist. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
3 & 4 - Billy Porter at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $57-72. Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor/singer/writer, Billy Porter won the Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots.   561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

6 - Delray Yacht Cruises Paint & Cruise - 6-8pm. $35. Join us for a 2-hour cruise and paint a wine glass aboard the yacht, with help from local art studio, Art Obsession! Includes cruise, wine glass & paint supplies).  561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

6 - Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series: David Doubilet2pm & 7pm. $25-67. Considered the world’s leading underwater photographer, Doubilet has introduced a generation to the mystery and wonder of the deep and has photographed more than 70 stories for National Geographic. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

- First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray - 6pm-9pm. Stroll throughout downtown Delray. 561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com/events

7- 9 - Delray Affair - The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 55th year of the Delray Affair. 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. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky products from around the world. Last year, artists and crafters from 30 states and twelve countries exhibited at the Delray Affair. delrayaffair.com

During Delray Affair - 

Delray Affair After Dark: Special offers available throughout downtown during Delray Affair weekend at local restaurants and merchants. Pop-up Live Music Friday & Saturday night. DelrayAffairAfterDark.com

Delray Affair -  Donate a Dollar – The Donate a Dollar fundraising campaign will benefit the city’s Chamber of Commerce, which has been the hub of local business since 1925. Every dollar donated will help keep the Delray Affair profitable so the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce can continue its transformational work in a variety of areas, including: Small Business Support – The Chamber’s classes educate small business owners, and its staff and board members meet with small business owners on a daily basis to offer professional help and encouragement. Entrepreneur Roundtables – The Chamber is expanding its roundtable offerings to entrepreneurs in the fields of technology, fashion & beauty, product development, food & beverage, and health & fitness. The Chamber also is considering adding roundtables for veterans and teens.  Excelling Women in Business – The Chamber’s Focus on Women programs provide a platform for learning and connectivity. Non-profit Excellence – more than 100 nonprofit organizations benefit from the Chamber’s monthly nonprofit council meetings, free Lunch & Learns, and excellent training from numerous local leaders. delrayaffair.com

The Gladiola Makes a Comeback - As the exclusive festival Gladiolus supplier, the Delray Beach Historical Society in conjunction with Delray Garden Center will be selling Gladiolus bulbs in their booth to help raise money for their educational programs.

7 & 8 - Artrageous at Old School Square Pavilion7pm. $15-25. An electrifying combination of artists painting at amazing speed and high energy live music, amazing vocals, creative choreography and audience interaction.  Giant artworks jump to life unveiling larger-than-life icons and masterpieces in just moments! 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

7 -  Arts Garage Presents Nancy Kelly – $30-45. 8pm. Jazz Vocalist. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8 -  Arts Garage Presents Lauren Mitchell – $30-45. 8pm. Bluse/Sould Singer. The blues and soul singer is a mesmerizing performer with powerful vocals and a dynamic stage presence. Her new album features covers of songs by Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and more, combined with a bold mix of her own material. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

9 - Spodak Dental Beach Cleanup - 8am. We will host a quick yoga session at 8 a.m. and will clean the beach afterward. Once we're done, stick around and enjoy the beach with snacks and refreshments. There will be a prize for first, second and third heaviest bag, courtesy of Saltwater Brewery, so game on! 561-498-0050, facebook.com/events/2361002447374027

9 -  Arts Garage Presents The Wolfepak Band– $10-15.7pm. Tibute to Rock & Roll. The band will entertain you with an action packed performance filled with powerhouse vocals, tasty harmonies, world-class guitar and piano solos, driving bass lines, supported by an equally superb percussion section. Comprised of genres ranging from rock, blues, jazz, and funk, this is an incredible live show you do not want to miss! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

11-SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 8-11pm. $10. The Spady House band, featuring Tovah Lovely, Ian Caven, Jimmy Copeland and Beto Rubinell, will begin a jam session and will welcome other local musicians to sit in with their instruments. Vocalists and lyricists are also encouraged to come. Musicians are free. Created in partnership with Musical Director Lovely and MC Caven, SHED SESSIONS at The Spady is bringing an original, modern sound to The Set of Delray Beach. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

13 - Murder on the Beach Book Signing – 7pm.  James Grippando will speak and sign The Most Dangerous Place $26.99. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

13 & 27 - Blues on the Square7:30pm. $5. Experience some of Florida’s best Blues bands. Come chill out!  Bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks, popcorn, ice cream and $5 beers. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

14-  Arts Garage Presents Ken Peplowski Quartet – $30-45.  8pm. Jazz Clarinetist & Saxophonist. Not only is Peplowski considered the greatest living jazz clarinetist, he is also a renowned tenor saxophone player, and a charismatic entertainer. He has been delighting audiences for over 30 years with his warmth, wit, and musicianship. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

14 - Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring The Holidazed. Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

14 - Mark Nadler – Let’s Misbehave: A Celebration of Cole Porter- 8pm. $29-39. Internationally acclaimed, award-winning entertainer, Mark Nadler explores the wit, the romance and the life of American songwriter, Cole Porter. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

15 -  The Great American Cleanup - 8am-10am. Free. Make plans now to join thousands of volunteers of all ages across America who will be taking part in efforts to clean up and improve their local communities. 561- 274-7263, sandoway.org

15 - Delray Beach Parks & Recreation Egg Hunt at Miller Park - 8am. Free. Ages 1-10. Hunt for 10,000 Eggs filled with candy and special prizes! 243-7277, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com

15- The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens  - 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm. $5 with paid museum admission. Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life. 561-495-0233, morikami.org

15-  Arts Garage Presents Elsten Torres– $30-45.  8pm. Latin Roots, Grovy Soul. The 2-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter was born in Cuba, raised in NYC, and is a currently lives in Miami, with a wide international fanbase. His songs, which blend Latin roots and groovy soul, have reached Billboard’s top ten charts over six times and was voted “The Best Latin Singer” by the Miami New Times. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16-  Arts Garage Presents The French Horn Collective – $30-45.  7pm. This energetic and progressive band performs an eclectic variety of Gypsy Jazz, Swing, and modern original French music throughout South Florida, with a medley of instruments. They are an energetic and progressive band led by a prestigious Parisian musician. This is a lively and uplifting show that you won’t want to miss! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

18- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 6:30pm. The Tuesday Murder Club will discuss The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins $16. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

18 - Popovich Comedy Pet Theater - 8pm. $38. Former Moscow Circus veteran, Gregory Popovich performs with his entourage of world-class jugglers and over 30 performing pets including house cats and dogs (all rescued from animal shelters!). Fun for the whole family! Crest Theatre at Old School Square.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

20 - Delray Yacht Cruises Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. $25. Cruise the calm waters of the Intracoastal to the sounds of the Islands! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com
 
20-  Arts Garage Presents ONYX 9pm. This monthly exhibition of local musical talent premieres with hot local artists Killmama and Jay Thomas.  Presented every 3rd Thursday of the month in the Black Box Theater at Arts Garage.  BYOB and $10 cover. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
20 - Alan Safier as George Burns – Say Goodnight Gracie - 8pm. $38. Alan Safier stars as George Burns in the hit Broadway play that offers a heart-warming look back at this legendary comedian. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
21- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Libido ( Top 40/R&B/Rock/Reggae). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

21-  Arts Garage Presents The Ignacio Berroa Quartet  – $30-45.  8pm. Modern & Traditional Jazz / Legendary Drummer. The Grammy-nominated, Cuban-born jazz drummer is truly a legend, recognized as one of the greatest drummers of all time. Berroa and his Quartet sizzle and groove, full of flare and flash. Ignacio's electric energy, combined with his incomparable skill, dazzles crowds and lifts them to their feet.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

22 - Delray Beach Earth Day Celebration - 9:30am-12pm. Free. Celerbate Earth Day at the Old School Square Pavilion with fun activities for the family.
 
22 - Seventh Annual Real Men Bake & Rock at the Sock Hop - 6-9pm. $35-40. Join the Woman's Club of Delray Beach at the Old School Square Fieldhouse as 30+ male bakers (local celebrity chefs) will provide an all-you-can-eat feast of baked goods, sweet & savory! Dance the night away with the 50’s & 60’s Sock Hop! delraywomansclub.com
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents Oriente  – $30-45.  8pm. Latin Jazz. Conceived by Cuban-born guitarist/composer Eddy Balzola, Oriente’s signature sound features explosive Afro-Latin percussion - fusing Cuban roots with Blues, Jazz, Caribbean and Brazilian influences. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents An Evening with Dara Tucker– $30-45.  7pm. Jazz Singer/Songwriter. As the winner of the “Nashville Industry Music Award” for best jazz vocalist, Dara Tucker is making her mark in the world of jazz and beyond - with a unique blend of soul, Americana, Gospel and Jazz. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents SHINE All Arts Open Mic Monthly Showcase– $10.  9pm. Step up on the stage and SHINE at this all arts Open Mic monthly showcase (every 4th Wednesday of the Month in the Main Stage Theater).  Bring a song, a poem, a rap or a riff, and jam with a live house band on hand to back you up while your friends cheer you on! Hosted by esteemed emcee, Ian Caven. BYOB, and $10 cover.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
27- Canvas & Cocktails- 7pm. $35. This is a fun art experience where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a nice glass of wine, a craft beer or a signature cocktail.  Each month offers something different with one of our professional art instructors.  No experience necessary!  It’s a perfect girls’ night out, group night or date night.  Pre-registration is required.  Creative Arts School at Old School Square.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
28- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Entourage (Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
29 - Catch A Rising Star Comedy presents Ben Bailey: Crest Theatre at Old School Square -8pm. $47-67. This acclaimed stand-up comedian is the most desired cabbie in New York!  He is the host of the highly successful shows Cash Cab and Cash Cab: After Dark on the Discovery Channel.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
30- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 3pm. The Sunday Sleuths Book Club will discuss Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner 15.99. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com
 
Exhibits:
1- May 7 - "Fabricated" at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square -  From street art to galleries, contemporary fiber art is recognized as a highly collectible visual art with its own identities. Fabricated delves deep into the world of artists who stitch, sew, cut, and glue textiles to create extraordinary art. The exhibition includes a variety of works, from exceptionally large scale pieces to surprisingly tiny pieces, from extremely detailed to the abstract. This show will satisfy art lovers and non-museum goers alike! Cornell Museum at Old School Square, 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
1-May 6- Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons -$10.  Tues-Sat 11am-4pm. The role of African Americans as health care providers in the history of medicine is a story often overlooked. Yet, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “bush medicine practitioners,” African Americans have always practiced medicine. Early black physicians not only became skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses and opening doors to better health care for African American communities. Spady Museum.  561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com
 
1-30 - Delray Beach Historical Society Presents: Fish Tales - $5. Thus - Sat, 11am - 3pm. An exploration of area fishing!  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

 

May 2017:

 

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. Stingray Feeding - Tues-Sun- 2:45pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-31– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-31- Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-31 - We Heart Small Biz Month - Be sure to stop by all the Delray Beach Small Businesses during the month of May.  WeHeartSmallBiz.org

1-13 - Mother's Day Orchid Giveaway - Shop Downtown May 1-13 and receive one Phalaenopsis Orchid Plant with every $200 spent at Downtown Delray Beach fashion boutiques, specialty stores, gift shops, art galleries, spas, salons and fitness studios. Collect your receipts and pick-up your orchid May 10-13th at one of two Orchid Stations located within the Downtown at Hands Stationers, 325 E Atlantic Ave. or Petite Connection, 1049 E Atlantic Ave. Orchid station hours of operation: Wednesday, May 10 - Friday, May 12: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 13: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 561-243-1077, DowntownDelrayBeach.com

1-6 - Delray Beach ITF Tennis Tournament – Free. Participants competing in the Boys & Girls 18 and under divisions.  Matches played at Delray Swim & Tennis Club. yellowtennisball.com/itf 

5- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Remix ( Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

5 & 6 -  Arts Garage Presents Carl Palmer Returns! – $45-60. 8pm. Continuing his 9th North American tour since 2006: Remembering Keith And The Music Of Emerson Lake & Palmer 2016 Tour.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

6- Fifth Annual Firefighter Eric Patrie 5k - 7am. $20-30. Join us for a scenic 5k along A1A in Delray Beach and show your support. Join/Create a Team, Free Kid's Fun Run, sponsors, vendors, fire trucks, raffles, face painting and much more on site! Questions - patrie5k@hotmail.com, To Register: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/DelrayBeach/FirefighterEricPatrie5K 

9-SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 8-11pm. $10. The Spady House band, featuring Tovah Lovely, Ian Caven, Jimmy Copeland and Beto Rubinell, will begin a jam session and will welcome other local musicians to sit in with their instruments. Vocalists and lyricists are also encouraged to come. Musicians are free. Created in partnership with Musical Director Lovely and MC Caven, SHED SESSIONS at The Spady is bringing an original, modern sound to The Set of Delray Beach. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

10 - Women's National Book Association - 6:30 pm. Author and freelance writer Mary Thurman Yuhas will discuss, How to write a winning pitch to magazines and other publications. She has been a freelancer for over 16 years.  . Nonmembers, free. Guests, $10 or join for $40. Lite bites. Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444. .  Questions, president.WNBASoFla@gmail.com

10 & 11 - I Remember Mama – Presented by the Arts Radio Network Theatre Project in Residence at Arts Garage - 7:30pm. $25. Just in time for Mother’s Day, remember the importance of mothers in this sentimental recitation of an immigrant family living through tough times. Even though this family is foreign, the ups and downs they face are just like any other family.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

11, 13, 19 - Murder on the Beach Booksignings – Join Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore for various Booksignings.  Call for details. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

11 & 25 - Blues on the Square7:30pm. $5. Experience some of Florida’s best Blues bands. Come chill out!  Bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks, popcorn, ice cream and $5 beers. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

12 - Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest - $40-65. Craft the perfect night out in Delray Beach with the 6th annual DELRAY BEACH CRAFT BEER FEST!  Your ticket gets you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 100 craft brews and ciders… wines too! Attendance is limited to give everyone the best beer tasting experience.  561-243-7922, DBCraftBeerFest.org

12 - Morikami Sushi & Stroll5:30-8:30pm. $6-8. 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! 561-495-0233, morikami.org

12 & 13 -  Arts Garage Presents Nicole Henry– $30-45. 8pm. International, Jazz/Soul Songstress and Soul Train Award Winner.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
13 - Ryan J. Mandel Memorial 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk - 7am. $25.  All proceeds from the event will benefit Wayside House, a non-profit organization, that has been in Delray Beach for 46 years.  
 http://www.active.com/delray-beach-fl/running/distance-running-races/ryan-j-mandel-memorial-5k-run-walk-and-1-mile-walk-2017 
 

13- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

13 -Seventh Annual Amazing Mom and Son Challenge – 8:30am. $8-15. Mom and Son teams will "race" around Delray Beach looking for clues and performing challenges to be the first team to cross the finish line. Ages 5+. 561-243-7277, mydelraybeach.com

14 - Delray Yacht Cruises Mother's Day Brunch Cruises- 10am & 1:30pm. $42-67. Spend your Mother's Day aboard the Lady Atlantic! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

14 - Morikami Family Fun: TEA TIME WITH MOM & KIDS DAY ACTIVITY  12pm-3pm. Free with paid admission. 561-495-0233, morikami.org 

14 -  Arts Garage Presents Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters – $30-45. 2pm. Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band bring back the sound of Karen Carpenter.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16 - Delray Business Expo- 5-8pm.  Free. You'll discover new products, services, technologies and offerings while sampling food from some of Delray Beach's most popular eateries!  561-278-0424, DelrayBeach.com

16 - Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 6:30pm. The Tuesday Murder Club Book Club will discuss I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes $17. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

17- YPAD Tasting with Startups - Joing the Young Professionals Association of Delray at the Arts Garage, 5:30 – 7:30pm must RSVP - www.delraybeach.com/ypad

19- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Royale Majestique (Jumbo Lounge). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

19-  Arts Garage Presents John Ford Coley – $30-45. 8pm. John Ford Coley is a singing legend who has spent decades touring, writing, recording, and producing. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

19 - 20 - One Funny Mother at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $31-41. One Funny Mother stars comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and married mother of three, DENA BLIZZARD in her hilarious solo comedy show about the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage. 561-243-7922,  oldschoolsquare.org

20 - Delray Beach Ocean Rescue One Mile Swim Competition - 7am. $25. Join Delray Beach Ocean Rescue for a one mile ocean swim competition with 13 age divisions in 5 year increments.  561-243-7352, gaffney@mydelraybeach.com

20 - Sets in the West - 5-9pm.  Free. History & culture, along with fun events and games for kids come together at Sets in the West on Northwest Fifth Avenue presented by the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative in conjunction with the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. Sets in the West is a free street festival open to the public and designed to highlight the city’s West Settlers District, now known as The Set,  as well as African American history and culture. It also honors Florida’s Emancipation Day, May 20 1865. Join The Avenue Church for a Kid's Corner & Mini-Masterpieces from Old School Square, also find out what's new at the Arts Garage!   You can enjoy live main stage entertainment by local band Spider Cherry, with host Ian Caven. Headliner Eric Biddines takes the stage!  Local artist and Palm Beach County resident, Jason “JaFleu” Fleurant whose work is displayed at the Blueprint Gallery at the Milagro Center, will be painting live.   There will also be plenty of food available, thanks to several food trucks. For those interested in learning about the community’s history, both the Spady Museum and the adjacent Williams Cottage will be open. In addition, local businesses and non-profit organizations will also will have booths where visitors can learn about all they have to offer. Bring the whole family out to this free fun event! Contact: 561-278-0424, SetsInTheWestDelray.com 

20-  Arts Garage Presents Annie Mack – $30-45. 8pm. Gifted Blues Singer/Songwriter.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

20-June 4– Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike– Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun 2pm. $30.  Christopher Durang's hilarious family comedy tells the story of three self-absorbed middle-aged siblings.  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

21- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 3pm. The Sunday Sleuths Book Club will discuss The Passenger by Lisa Lutz $15.99. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

24 - Delray Beach Ocean Rescue 28th Annual Lifeguard Competition - 3PM-8PM, on the beach between South Tower S5 and S4, contact Phil Wotten at Ocean Rescue at 561-243-7352 for more information

24-  Arts Garage Presents SHINE All Arts Open Mic Monthly Showcase– $10.  9pm. Step up on the stage and SHINE at this all arts Open Mic monthly showcase (every 4th Wednesday of the Month in the Main Stage Theater).  Bring a song, a poem, a rap or a riff, and jam with a live house band on hand to back you up while your friends cheer you on! Hosted by esteemed emcee, Ian Caven. BYOB, and $10 cover.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

24 & 25 – Delray Beach Playhouse Feelin’ Groovy: Bleecker Street and Beyond - The Greenwich Village Music Scene of the 60’s – 2pm. $25. Beat Generation poets held forth in the parks and coffee houses of New York’s Greenwich Village in the 1950s, but by the next decade, a new movement was taking over -- a wave of politically conscious, guitar strumming poets. 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

25- Delray Yacht Cruises Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. $25. Cruise the calm waters of the Intracoastal to the sounds of the Islands! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

26- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Rod Stewart Experience (Tribute). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

26- Sofia Rei Presents “A Centennial Tribute to Violeta Parra”  at Arts Garage  – $30-45. 8pm. Award-winning Argentine Vocalist.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

26 – Delray Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre: The Truth About Tillie – 2pm. $25. Bert & Gloria have always adored Tillie, their neighbor down the hall. She’s sweet! She’s unassuming! And, she’s…acting oh-so- suspiciously! Something’s up with Tillie, but to tell you the truth, there might be some things we’d rather not know! Only time will tell! 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

27-28- Twentieth Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival - 10am-5pm. Free.  Join Howard Alan events at the Delray Beach Tennis Center Parking lot. 561-746-6615, artfestival.com
 
27 - Chardavoine’s Creole Jazz Ensemble at Arts Garage - 8pm. $30-45.  A Concrete Manifestation of Haitian Jazz.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

 

29 - Arts Garage -presents Lucky Peterson- 7pm. $30-45.  A searing lead guitarist, a rich and thoughtful organist, and a first-rate blues vocalist, Lucky Peterson's musicianship effortlessly translates gospel, rock, and jazz into a 21st century blues presentation. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

 

29 - 31– Delray Beach Playhouse Presents "Our Hearts Belong To Mary!" – 2pm & 8pm. $30. Broadway's Most Beloved Leading Lady. Mary Martin first caught the world’s eye sitting on a steamer trunk singing Cole Porter’s deliciously risque song, “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.” 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

 

 

Exhibits:
 
1-6- Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons -$10.  Tues-Sat 11am-4pm. The role of African Americans as health care providers in the history of medicine is a story often overlooked. Yet, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “bush medicine practitioners,” African Americans have always practiced medicine. Early black physicians not only became skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses and opening doors to better health care for African American communities. Spady Museum.  561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com
 
1- 7 - "Fabricated" at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square -  From street art to galleries, contemporary fiber art is recognized as a highly collectible visual art with its own identities. Fabricated delves deep into the world of artists who stitch, sew, cut, and glue textiles to create extraordinary art. The exhibition includes a variety of works, from exceptionally large scale pieces to surprisingly tiny pieces, from extremely detailed to the abstract. This show will satisfy art lovers and non-museum goers alike! Cornell Museum at Old School Square, 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
1- 21 - Morikami Musuem - Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945 -morikami.org
 
1-31- Delray Beach Historical Society Presents: Fish Tales - $5. Thus - Sat, 11am - 3pm. An exploration of area fishing!  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org
 
5 - 31 - The Delray Art League presents: Delray Beach Sister Cities Exhibit at City Hall - Featuring the artwork from the Young Artists Sister City contest.  delrayartleague.com
 

 

June 2017:

1-30- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. Stingray Feeding - Tues-Sun- 2:45pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-30– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-30- Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-30- Murder on the Beach Booksignings – Join Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore for various Booksignings and Book Clubs throughout the month.  Call for details. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

2- Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring Motowners (Motown Hits). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

5-7– Delray Beach Playhouse Presents "Our Hearts Belong To Mary!" – 2pm & 8pm. $30. Broadway's Most Beloved Leading Lady. Mary Martin first caught the world’s eye sitting on a steamer trunk singing Cole Porter’s deliciously risque song, “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.” 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

9- Final Free Friday Night Concert  - 7:30pm. Featuring Flavor (Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  5621-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

9- Morikami Sushi & Stroll5:30-8:30pm. $6-8. 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! 561-495-0233, morikami.org

10 - Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

13-SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 4-8pm. $10. The Spady House band, featuring Tovah Lovely, Ian Caven, Jimmy Copeland and Beto Rubinell, will begin a jam session and will welcome other local musicians to sit in with their instruments. Vocalists and lyricists are also encouraged to come. Musicians are free. Created in partnership with Musical Director Lovely and MC Caven, SHED SESSIONS at The Spady is bringing an original, modern sound to The Set of Delray Beach. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

19 -Juneteenth Celebration at  Daughters of Zion Seventh-day Adventist Church - The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum welcomes everyone to a cultural celebration, recognizing a special date in American and Florida history – commemorating the end of slavery.  The Eighth Annual Juneteenth Festival will mark its first year in partnership with Daughters of Zion Seventh-day Adventist Church. Festival-goers will enjoy live music, demonstrations, story-telling, speakers and a Pot Luck dinner inside the comfort of the Church. This year, Juneteenth welcomes the return of storyteller Margaret Newton with the Pasco Baker Concert Choir; local youth group performances; and spoken word performances. Daughters of Zion - 201 NW 3rd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444.  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

 

July 2017:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. Stingray Feeding - Tues-Sun- 2:45pm.  561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-31– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-31- Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

14- Morikami Sushi & Stroll5:30-8:30pm. $6-8. 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! 561-495-0233, morikami.org

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

If you would like your event listed on this calendar, please e-mail Tiffany Mazer at tmazer@delraybeach.com!

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

The Pavilion at Old School Square presents the music of the Klezmatics, a group that for 25 years have raised the bar for Eastern European Jewish music and helped to change the face of contemporary Yiddish culture.

 

 

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