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April 2, 2014

Another wonderful weekend in Delray...

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Time to sit back and relax and enjoy another wonderful Delray weekend.

Friday, April 11

6:30 p.m.
Where the Wild Things Are - A gala for Sandoway House Nature Center
Silent auction, live music and dancing
Benvenuto Restaurant
1730 N. Federal Highway
Boynton Beach
Pricing Information 561.274.7263

8 p.m.
Trampled Under Foot - 2014 nominee for band of the year at the
Blues Music Festival
Crest Theatre
51 No. Swinton Ave,
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets $30 - $55
Information: 561.243.7922 or DelrayCenterForTheArts.org

Saturday, April 12

10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
American Girl Fashion Show
For girls and their dolls.
Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
5150 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton
Tickets: $40
Information: 561.279.9103 or LiteracyPBC.org

2 p.m.
"Pawsitive" Reading Program
Help children's reading and interpersonal communication by reading to Bootsie, a therapy dog.
Delray Beach Public Library
100 W. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
Information 561.274.1440

Sunday, April 13

Noon
I Do! in Delray
Boutique Wedding & Event Showcase; Sunday at Hyatt Place and Delray Beach Center for the Arts
Registration: 12 noon at Hyatt Place, 104 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach
Show Time: 1 pm – 5pm Delray Center for the Arts, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
After Party: 5:30 pm at Hyatt Place
Complimentary Parking: Arts Garage 95 NE 1st Ave., Delray Beach
Cost: Click here for pricing for Brides, Grooms & Guests
Information Click here

4p.m.
Ebony Chorale - The Ebony Carole performing songs from Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday with Dr. Orvill Lawton, chorale director and Kari Van Richards, Unity music director and concert pianist
Unity of Delray Beach
101 NW 22nd St
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
Information 561.276.5796

Great Restaurants

Sazio Express
Very casual rendition of Sazios Restaurant (my fav,) two blocks from the beach and al fresco dining
1136 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach 33483
Menu
Call 561.276.2637 or visit Sazio Express

Fab Flicks

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Click here to see trailer
PG-13. Action. Good reviews from people who've seen the movie - not just for kids.
Fury is ambushed by the Winter Soldier. S.H.I.E.L.D. has been compromised.

Good Reads

The Invention of Wings by NY Times best selling author, Sue Monk Kidd
On Sarah’s eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten year old Handful, who is to be her slave.
For synopsis, Suemonkkidd.com

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March 31, 2014

Perfect weekend in Delray Beach...

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More snow storms in some parts of the country but not in Delray Beach. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s. Enjoy the weekend!

Friday, April 4

7:30 p.m.
Great Moments at the Opera
Delray Beach Chorale - 65 voices
Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Britten and others
Duncan Theater
4200 S. Congress Ave.
Lake Worth
Cost: Tickets $25, $30 day of, $5 students 25 and under with ID
Call 561.866.7086 or delraychorale.org

Saturday, April 5

8 a.m.
The Great American Cleanup (In conjunction with Keep America Beautiful)
Sandoway Hoiuse Nature Center - check in at the Sandoway House
142 S. Ocean Blvd
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
561.343.7277 or download registration forms at mydelraybeach.com

9 - 2 p.m.
Budding Artists at Delray Green Market
Craft activities for fun and learning
Old School Square Park
51 N. Swinton
Delray Beach
Cost: Nominal fee
561.343.7922 or delray center for the arts.org

7 p.m.
Arts Garage Gala Gig III
Fine cuisine, entertainment, works of art
180 NE 1st St.
Delray Beach
Cost $100 per person or $550 for a table of six
561.450.6357

Sunday, April 6

10 - 2 p.m..
Open House at Temple Sinai
Concert by Cantorial soloist Margaret Schmitt, Temple Sinai Shabbat Choir and the Junior Choir
Traditional and contemporary sacred music & Pops Concert
2475 W. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
561.276.6161 X 100

6 p.m.
BANFF Mountain FIlm Festival World Tour
Collection of inspiring, action, environmental & adventure films from the festival
Delray Beach Center for the Arts/ Crest Theatre
51. N Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost $11
561.243.7922 or delraycenterforthearts.org

6 - 9 p.m.
Arts Garage: "Real Men Bake"
All-you-can-eat baked goods, music, dancing, cash bar and more - male bakers
Hosted by GFWC Women's Club of Delray Beach
Arts Garage
180 NE First St.
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets $20, $25 at door
561.495.5046

Great Restaurants

Dada
Older home w/beautiful outdoor garden to dine in
52 N Swinton Ave
Delray Beach, 33444
Menu
561.330.3232 or Dada

Fab Flicks

God's Not Dead Click Here to See Trailer
PG-13 Drama
A devout college freshman clashes with his atheist philosophy professor.

Good Reads

Mermaid a memoir by Eileen Cronin
One of Oprah's ten recommended books to pick up in February, 2014 issue of The Oprah Magazine
Cronin was born without legs – one ended at the knee and one above it. Her fingers on her left hand were webbed until a plastic surgeon reshaped them. And her mother had serious mental problems but she overcame it all and there is humor in her story.
Click here to read interview with Eileen Cronin written by yours truly for Harvard Square Editions

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March 19, 2014

Just another day in paradise...Delray Beach

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Friday, March 28

8 p.m. (2 & 8 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m.on Sunday)
The Golden Dragon Acrobats: Cirque Ziva
Traditional and modern Chinese aerobatics
Delray Beach Center for the Arts/Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost $30 - $45
More information, call 561.243.7922

Saturday, March 29

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Delray Beach Fire-Rescue event hosted by Delray Beach Parks and Recreation
Live demonstrations and information from health and safety organizations
Fire Station 1, 502 W. Atlantic Ave. & at the Libby Wesley Park at the corner of W. Atlantic Ave. and Southwest Fifth Ave (across the street from the fire station.)
Delray Beach
Cost: Free

11 - 6 p.m.
35th Annual Hatsume Fair at the Morikami (Saturday & Sunday)
Non-stop entertainment celebrating the first bud of spring
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach 33446
Cost: Tickets
561.495.0233 or Hatsume Fair

2 p.m.
How To Write a No-Fail Online Dating Profile
Presented by Dr. Dale Koppel, author of The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Online Dating
Delray Beach Public Library
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
561.266.0798

2 & 8 p.m.
The Pajama Game Runs through Sunday, April 13th
Lighthearted musical
Delray Beach Playhouse
950 Lake Shore Dr,
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: All tickets $30
Information: :561. 272.1281 or delraybeachplayhouse.com

Sunday, March 30

3 p.m.
St. Paul's Concert Series
"Ah Heaven! What is It I Hear?"
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
188 S. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets $15 - $20, students, $15
Reserve tickets online at stpaulsdelray.org

Great Restaurants

Patio Delray
Great place to go to relax and have cocktails - very charming expensive
800 Palm Trail
Delray Beach
Menu
561.279.0880 or visit patiodelray.com


Fab Flicks

Noah Click here to see trailer.
Biblical story of Noah and the Arc - Big flood, Big boat. I can't wait to see it.

Good Reads

Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer (NY Times bestselling author
Number four in the ongoing saga of the Clifton and Barirngton Families
Book begins with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident.
Synopsis

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March 17, 2014

Somewhere over the rainbow is Delray Beach

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From beach bums to book worms, there's plenty to enjoy in Delray Beach.

Friday, March 21

6 - 9 p.m.
Art Walk
More than 12 art galleries participating - some serving food & drinks
Along Atlantic Ave. and Pineapple Grove
Delray Beach
For participating galleries, 561.243.4077 or Gallery Walk

Saturday, March 22

9 - 5 p.m.
Diversity Festival All People's Day
Dance music and social theatre spanning the globe
Pompey Park
1101 NW 2nd St.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More information - 561.495.9818 or www.allpeoplesday.org

2 p.m.
Delray Beach Library National Pen Women
Top, local authors discuss their latest books at the Nationa League of American Pen Women's Cavalcade of Authors.
Delray Beach Public Library
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach.
Q&A period and refreshments
Cost: Free
More information - 561.266.0194

8 p.m.
Peter Bernstein, classical guitarist
Arts Garage
180 NE First St
Delray Beach
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
More information - .561.450.6357

Sunday, March 23

9 a.m.
Senior Nature Walk
For those 60+, also on Tuesdays
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Road
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More information - 561.749.0907

2 - 8 p.m.
Puttin' for Pajamas
Sixth annual fundraiser - Bring a new pair of pajamas as a donation for kids
Puttin' Around Mini Golf
350 NE 5th Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Adults, $25, 16 and younger, $20. Includes 18 holes and two drinks.
More information - 561.450.6162

3 p.m.
Organ and Piano Concert
Edward Krynicki (organist) and Elaine Reinhardt (pianist) Reception following concert
Church of the Palms
1960 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More information - 561.276.6347

Great Restaurants

The Porch - husband-and-wife owners also own Via Flora on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach
Specialize in Italian Seafood. Setting is just off the Avenue in a very charming 1907 historic home.
85 SE Sixth Ave.
Delray Beach
Menu
Reservations or more information - 561.303.3647 or ThePorchDelrayBeach.com

Fab Flicks

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Click here to see trailer
Comedy, Rated R
"The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend."

Good Reads

Cruising Panama's Canal by Al Lockwood & Sunny Lockwood
Click here to see synopsis
A charming and humorous memoir,: A serious automobile accident sends a senior couple on a bucket-list cruise, and their voyage turns out to be a lively adventure, full of dynamic discoveries and unexpected events"
This book is a charming and humorous memoir. "A serious automobile accident sends a senior couple on a bucket-list cruise, and their voyage turns out to be a lively adventure, full of dynamic discoveries and unexpected events"

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March 9, 2014

It's fun, fab & green all weekend long in Delray Beach...

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Delray's homespun St Patrick's Day celebration and parade has grown so popular that folks from all over the country show up to take part in the lively celebration where everyone is honorary Irish for the weekend.

Friday, March 14

11 - 3 p.m.
Cason Cottage Museum Guided Tour
Historic former home of Rev and Mrs. J.R. Cason
5 NE First St.
Delray Beach
561.274.9578
Cost $4

5 - 11 p.m.
Siamsa Celtic Celebration
Food, full bars, Irish storytelling, Irish step dancing, bagpipes, vendors and a Circle of Lights ceremony.
Delray Beach Center for the Arts - front lawn
51 N. Swinton Blvd.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free admission

7 - 11 p.m.
St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser
St. Baldrick's signature head-shaving fundraiser for children w/cancer.
Delray Beach Center for the Arts @ the Pavillion
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Call 888.899.BALD or visit StBaldricks.org
Parking - come early, it's crowded
Cost: Free admission

Saturday, March 15

11 - 7 p.m.
Pre & Post Parade Activities
Along Atlantic Avenue downtown Delray & continuation of Celtic Celebration at Delray Beach Center for the Arts, 51 N. Swinton

2 - 4:30 p.m.
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival Click here to see website
Parade Route: Begins on East 7th Ave., travels West on Atlantic Ave. and ends at West 5th Ave. and Atlantic Ave. at the Delray Beach Fire Rescue Headquarters station.
Tips & Advice
Directions & Parking
Free

Sunday, March 16

Doors open at 3 p.m.
My Author is My Hero Day - Local authors will donate a portion of their sales to the Boca Raton Walk on Water Fund.
Screening of Temple Grandin & Refreshments
Center for Spiritual Living
2 SW 12th Avenue
Boca Raton
Cost: $5 donation
For more information, call 561.483.2054

Great Restaurants

Tim Finnegan's Irish Pub Click here to see website
Authentic Irish food, Dancers, pipers and more from Ireland on March 17th
2885 S Federal Hwy
Delray Beach 33483
561.330.3153

Fab Flicks

The Snapper Click here to see trailer - you need Adobe
DVD/ Comedy/Irish film/No rating
Small town is in a twit when a young pregnant woman refuses to reveal the father of the unborn little "snapper." Very funny film.

Good Reads

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt Click here to see synopsis
Memoir from the late Frank McCourt about his poverty-stricken life growing up in Limerick, Ireland. Love this book - I laughed out loud and teared up as I read it.

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March 2, 2014

Spring forward into another fabulous weekend in Delray ...

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Perfect weather for taking it easy or enjoying the many things to do around town. Don't forget to turn your clocks back an hour on Saturday night for Daylight Saving time, and Delray residents, have a voice in your community and vote on Tuesday, March 11th for City Commissioner.

Friday, March 7

4 - 7 p.m.
Happy Hour
Rack's Fish House and Oyster Bar
Indoor and patio seating (for tables and the bar) and half off on appetizers, draft beer, glasses of wine under $14, and most liquor + great people watching.
5 SE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, 33444
561.450. 6718 or racksdelray.com

8 p.m. Also 2 & 8 p.m. on Sarurday & 2 p.m. on Sunday
Rhythm of the Dance
National Dance Company of Ireland presents dance and music
Delray Beach Center for the Arts/Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost $45
561.243.7922 or delraybeachcenterforthearts.org

Saturday, March 8

9 - 2 p.m.
Delray Beach Green Market
Come hungry - Local produce/small businesses. Dog friendly.
Old School Square Park
NE 2nd Avenue, 1/2 block north of Atlantic Ave
Downtown, Delray Beach
Cost: Free Admission
561.276.7511

11 - 4 p.m.
Artful Extravaganza
National League of American Pen Woman
Art, books, mysic, jewelry, photos crafts and raffles. Benefits college women in the arts.
South County Civic Center
16700 Jog Road
Delray Beach
Cost: $2 admission
561.400.1550 or www.bocapenwomen.org

11 - 5 p.m. Also on Sunday, 11 - 5 p.m.
WellFest Cick here to see website
Includes: Expo, Eat well food court, fitness center, pet wellness, wellness expert speakers
Held outdoors throughout @ Delray Center for the Arts and indoors at Hyatt Place (for Expert Speaker Sessions)
Delray Beach
Cost: $15/$20 for two days
561.921.5182


2 p.m.
Pawsitive Reading Program
Children read to Bootsie, the therapy dog
Delray Beach Public Library
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
Call 561.266.0197 to sign up

Sunday, March 9

2 p.m.
Delray Beach Public Library Sunday Music Matinee Series
Violinist, Mei Mei Luo performs
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost Tickets $15
561.266.9490

4 p.m.
Delray String Quartet
The Colony Hotel
525 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets $35
561.213.4138 for reservations

Great Restaurants

El Camino Tequila Bar
Mexican Soul Food
15 NE 2nd Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
Menu
561 865.5350 or visit elcaminodelray.com

Fab Flicks

Like Father, Like Son Click here to see trailer
PG-13/Drama. Subtitles. Very touching story.
Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth and must and choose his biological son or the boy he raised as his own. What would you do?

Good Reads

Flesh & Bones ( from the Jake Lassiter series/mystery) by Paul Levine, a bestselling author and South Florida resident and co-wrote the TV series, Jag with Don Bellisario. Click here to see my interview with Levine on Harvard Square Editions.
Book synopsis

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February 24, 2014

Plenty to do in Delray this weekend...

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Spring is in the air in Delray. The showy, yellow flowers on the Tabulia trees are beginning to blossom, spring training for baseball teams is in full swing and the the Atlantic is warm and wonderful.

Thursday, Feb.27

5 - 7 p.m.
2014 Marketplace Music Fest
The Wolfepak Band- playing favorites by Steely Dan, Michael McDonald and more
Delray Marketplace - open-air amphitheater
9025 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Bring a blanket or lawn chair
For more information, call 561.865.4613

Friday, Feb. 28

5 - 11. p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 pm.
47th Annual St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Festival - Everyone welcome Runs Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 2
Great live entertainment, food and beverages, over 20 amusement rides, games, contests, flea market and more. Festivaldelray.com Click here to see website
St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church
840 George Bush Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33483
Cost: Free admission & parking
For more information, call 561.276.6892

6 p.m.
Delray Beach Bus Loop
Complimentary cocktails and appetizers at specified locations along the route - free trolley ride
Old School Square - check in for Loop card and wristband
52 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at door

Saturday, March 1

1 - 3 p.m.
Tea Ceremony Workshop\
Basics of sado - reservations required
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
400 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach
Cost $35
For more information, call 561.498.0233 or visit morikamimuseum.org

Sunday, March 2

4 p.m.
Shimmy for a Cause
Middle Eastern & Future dance show
Door prizes and a silent auction
Puppetry Arts Center
94 NE Second Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost $20 - a portion goes to the American Cancer Society
For more information, call 561.499.3532

Great Restaurants

Prime
Modern supper club featuring Prime steak - Check out the $55 dinner for two on the menu below
110 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach 33444
Menu
For more information, call 561.865.5845

Fab Flicks

Pompeii - Click here to see trailer
Pg-13. Action/Adventure/Drama
A slave-turned-gladiator is in a race against time to save his true love, is betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.

Good Reads

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Allied (mostly American) soldiers who rescued works of art stolen by the Nazis before and during World War II.
Synopsis

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February 19, 2014

Delray Beach - everything but cold weather...

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Whether your idea of fun is relaxing under the palms or a more lively time, Delray has it all!

Friday, Feb 21

4 - 7 p.m.
Happy Hour at Boston's on the Beach
Free buffet, Barcardi Rum drinks f/$2.50, Sam Adams lager of light, $3
40 S. Ocean Blvd.
Delray Breach
For more information, call 561.

7 - 8 p.m.
Mystery Dance Group Class Ballroom Dancing or Latin Group Class - no partner necessary
Studio Dance South Florida
8 South Dixie Hwy.
Lake Worth
Cost: Group class $5 and $10/$15 for Group classes and party
For more information, call 561.313.1268

Saturday, Feb 22

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Delray Beach Green Market
Pet Friendly
Old School Square Park
NE 2nd Ave. - 1/2 block north of Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free admission

3 - 6 p.m.
6th Annual Hobbit Skate Off
Southern Misconduct playing on the mini ramp at 5 p.m.
"505" Teen Center & Hobbit Skate Park
505 SE Fifth Ave.
Delray Beach 33483
Cost: No entry fee
For more information, call 561.243.7158

Great Restaurants

Luigi's Coal Oven Pizza
Italian food
307 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach 33483
Menu

Fab Flcks
The LEGO Movie Click here to see trailer
PG Animation/Action/Adventure 1 hour and 40 minutes
Great reviews. Parents can enjoy it along with the younger crowd.
Emmett, a very ordinary guy, through mistaken identity, becomes a super hero and has to save the world.

Good Reads

The Spear of Destiny by Sally Ling, local author
"A number of very deluded but powerful men still cling to the hope that if they can get their hands on the spear, which they believe is infused with the power of God, the Fourth Reich will rise to power and rule the world."
Click here to read synopsis

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February 12, 2014

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Happy Valentine's Day to you all weekend long!

THURSDAY, FEB 13

10:30 a.m.
Publix Apron's Cooking School
Wine & Dine in Monterey by Publix Resident Chef, Ray Ray De La Osa
Delray Beach Public LIbrary
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
No registrations

11 - 3 p.m.
Cason Cottage Museum Guided Tour (Thursday & Friday)
Thirty minute guided tour of former home of Rev & Mrs. J.R. Cason
Cason Cottage Museum
5 NE First St.
Delray Beach
Cost: $4
For more information, call 561.274.9578

5 - 7 p.m.
2014 Marketplace Music Fest
Orange Sunshine - classic live music from the 1960s Delray Marketplace open-air amphitheater
9025 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
For more information, call 561.865.4613

FRIDAY, FEB. 14

8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m.
Valentine's Special with jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro
Arts Garage
180 NE First St.
Delray Beach
Cost: Call 561.450.6357 or visit artsgarage.org

8 p.m.
HAIR - The American Tribal Love Rock Musical Runs through Feb. 16. Saturdays, 2 & 8 p.m., on Sundays at 2 p.m.
Delray Center for the Arts
Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: TIckets $45
For more information, call 561.243.7922

SATURDAY, FEB.. 15

8:30 - 2 p.m.
Briny Breezes Bazaar/Flea Market
All proceeds go to charity
Briny Breezes Auditorium
5000 N. Ocean Ave.
Briny Breezes
For more information, call 561.276.7405

11 a.m. (catch tour bus)
Taste History Culinary Tours
Various eateries, markets and urban farms in Delray and Boynton Beach
Macy's at Boynton Beach Mall - bus leaves from there
801 N. Congress Ave
Boynton Beach
Cost: $40
For more information, call 561.243.2662

2 & 8 p.m., on Sunday at 2 p.m.
You Can't Take It With You
Musical
Delray Beach Playhouse
950 Lake Shore Drive
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets - $30, $15 for students 18 and younger
For more information, call 561.,272.1281

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

9 a.m.
Senior Nature Walk
For seniors 60 and older
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Road
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
For more information, call 561.749.0907

3 p.m.
The Cantor and the Diva
Musical show, featuring Ricky Penn and Cantor Efraim Sapir
Temple Anshel Shalom
7099 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
All seats reserved
Cost: $18 for pew seats, $15 for chairs, $18 at the door
For more information, call 561.495.1300

Great Restaurants

Sefa Mediterranean Grille - Turkish
One of South Florida's most romantic restaurants
165 NE 2nd Ave.
Delray Beach 33444
Menu - This is as close to a menu as I could get although it is on the Facebook page
For more information, call 561.330.0004 or visit Sefa

Fab Flicks

Winter's Tale Click here to see trailer
PG-13 Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
A burglar falls for an heiress who dies in his arms. He learns he has the gift of reincarnation and sets out to save her.

Good Reads

The Bridges of Madison County (1992) by Robert James Waller
Terrific love story. Click here to see synopsis

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February 6, 2014

Another fun-filled weekend in Delray...

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The weather's great and there is something for everyone to do whether it's a quiet walk on the beach or enjoying one of the many activities going on this weekend.

Friday, Feb 7

5 - 11 p.m.
15th Annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest 2014 Click here to see website Garlic Fest also open on Saturday and Sunday.
Lots to do: Live Entertainment, Children's Area, Food and Drinks, Chef Competition and much more.
Beginning on N. Swinton Ave. and on the grounds of Old School Square
Delray Beach
Cost: Click here
Parking: Click here

7:30 p.m.
Free Friday Concerts at the Pavilion
Old School Square
52 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Pets, food and beverages not allowed. Food & beverages sold on premises.
Cost: Free
For more information, call 561.243.7922 or visit, Delraycenterforthearts.org

Sat, Feb 8

7 - 1 p.m.
Pompey Park Senior Club Flea Market
Proceeds benefit the Senior Club
Pompey Park
1101 NW Second St - west parking lot
Delray Beach
Cost:
For more information, call 561.243.7356

11 - 1:30 p.m.
Unity of Delray Beach Unity: A Magical Valentine
Writer anad artist, Karen Jean Leventhal presents a funshop celebration - bring personal items to create a symbolic container.
101 NW 22nd St
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
For more information, call 561.742.2121

2 & 8 p.m.; 2 p.m. on Sunday
You Can't Take It With You - Runs through Feb. 16th
Delray Beach Playhouse
950 Lake Shore Drive
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets, $30, students 18 and younger, $15
For more information, call 561.272.1281, x4.

Sun, Feb 9

2 p.m.
Delray Beach Public Library Sunday Music Matinee Series
Features violinist Mei Mei Luo
Delray Beach Public Library
100 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: $15
For more information, call 561.266.9490

4 p.m.
Delray String Quartet
Features violinist Mei Mei Luo, violinist Thomas Coatik, Claudia Jaffee on cello and Richard Fleischman on viola.
The Colony Hotel
525 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: $35

Great Restaurants

Pizza Rustica
Great pizza
1155 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach 33483
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Fab Flicks

Labor Day - Click here to see trailer
Drama/PG-13. Adapted from Joyce Manard's book by the same name.
Convict escapes from prison and abducts family. This is a love story too - makes sense when you see it. I liked it a lot.

Good Reads

Sycamore Row by John Grishman
Mystery.
A sequel to his most famous book, "A Time To Kill."
Click here for NY Times Synopsis

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