Lots of reasons to enjoy this weekend
Image courtesy Delray Downtowner
Not the usual mode of transportation in busy downtown Delray.
Friday, September 12
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Sushi and Stroll Summer Walk
Walk the gardens - last series of the season
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Cost: Adults, $8 Children 4 - 10, $6. Food and drink sold separately.
More Information: 561.495.0233 or morikamistrolls.com
U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors
Repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections.
Bring blankets or chairs
Delray Center for the Arts at Old School Square- outdoor pavilion
51 N Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach 33444
More Information: 561.243.7922 or Delraycenterforthearts
Polly Gibbons with the Shelly Berg Trio
A new jazz star
180 NE First St
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: General Admission Tickets/$25
More Information: 561.450.6357 or pollygibbons
Saturday, September 13
Noon - 3 pm
Fast paced sport combines table tennis and racquetball for men and women of all ages. Paddles and balls provided.
Delray Beach Community Center
50 NW First Ave
More Information: 562.499.2020
3pm and 8pm
Christian Howes - master violinist
Selected violinist of the year by the Jazz Journalists Assn
180 NE First St.
Delray Beach 33445
Cost: General Admission Tickets, 3pm performance, $20; 8pm performance, $25
More Information 561.450.6357 or christianhowes
Sunday, September 14
Senior Nature Walk
For those 60+
13026 Jog Rd
More Information: 561.749.0907
The Trip to Italy Click here to see trailer
British. Unrated. Comedy/Drama
Follow-up to 2010, The Trip, is infantile, inspired, inconsequential and inadvertently un-PC.
Empress Dowager Cixi The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang
Emperor Xianfeng died in 1861. His 5-year-old son by Cixi, one of his many concubines, was to become the new emperor but "Mom" had other ideas. She took over and while called a despot by many, author Chang says she is misunderstood and abolished foot-binding, inaugurated women’s liberation, and embarked on a path to introduce voting rights among many other changes.
NY Times synopsis