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August 29, 2014

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in Delray Beach

Image courtesy Brian Bartlett

Wishing you a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend!
By the way, for those of you who have been waiting (and I'm one of them) September is the month that Delray's Trader Joe's opens. See you there on Tuesday, Sept 5 at 1851 S. Federal Hwy.

Friday, August 29

The Palm Beach Zoo is offering children under 13 accompanied by an adult paying full admission, free admission all weekend long.
4:30 - 9 pm on Friday, Safari Nights. 4:30 - 9:30 pm on Saturday, Roar and Pour.
Click here for more information.

Saturday, August 30

8 - 10 am
Guided Canoe Trip

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refugee
10216 Lee Road Boat Ramp
Boynton Beach
Cost: $5 entrance fee to park. Canoe rental fee, $32 (seats 2 or 3) or bring your own canoe.
Reservations required. 561.734.8303

9:30 am
Free Fitness in the Park-At Delray Marketplace Amphitheater

9025 W. Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33446
Cost: Free
More Info: 561.865.4613

9:30 - 10:30 am
Qigong - breathing and stretching techniques

Veterans Park - outdoors
802 NE First St
Delray Beach
Cost: $5 for residents, $6 for nonresidents
More Info: 561.243.7350

2 - 3:30 pm
Boca Raton Resort & Club Tour - history and architecture of the club

Boca Raton Historical Society
401 E. Camino Real
Boca Raton
Cost: $15, not recommended for children. $11 valet fee.
More Info: 561.395.6766 X101

Chardavoine - Guitarist, Haitian Jazz

Arts Garage
180 NE First Street
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: General Admission $25
For more info: 561.450.6357 or Artsgarage

Sunday, August 31

2 - 6 pm
Deck 84 - Live music on Intracoastal restaurant

840 E. Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach
More Info: 561.665.8484 or Deck84

Monday, September 1

Whether you are relaxing at home, using the extra day to get caught up or out and about, enjoy the day!

Great Restaurants

There are a huge number a great restaurants that have terrific happy hours. Click here and scroll down to see a list of them and their hours.

Fab Flicks

If I Stay Click here to see trailer
PG-13 Drama
Taken from a young adult novel by Gayle Forman published in 2009. Seventeen-year-old Mia Hall as she deals with the aftermath of a catastrophic car accident involving her family. In a coma, Mia has an out-of-body experience, and watches as friends and family gather at the hospital where she is being treated. Mia watches as her memories flash before her eyes as she comes to realize that she must decide if she should wake up and lead a life far more difficult than she ever anticipated, or slip away and die.

Good Reads

Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
An unusual love story as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old boy. I really liked it.
Click here for synopsis

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August 9, 2014

Another wonderful weekend in Delray...

Kevin Barry of Delray Beach exploring an old ship that went down years ago while snorkeling with his sons, Dillon, 14 and Emerson, 10. The trio make it a habit to pick up any plastic/trash they find in the ocean. Scroll down to the bottom to see how much junk they removed from the sea that day.

Friday, August 15

8 pm
Judge Jackie Justice
Comedy Click here to read synopsis
Arts Garage
180 NE First St
Delray Beach
Cost $15 - $20
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Saturday, August 16

10 - Noon
Author's Academy Workshop

How to Get Published: Finding an Agent. How to determine if you need a literary agent, find the right one for you, and get published by a traditional publisher. Miriam Auerbach, instructor and author of Dirty Harriet.
Murder on the Beach Bookstore
273 Pineapple Grove Way
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: $25
More Information: 561.279.7790 or murderonthebeach

10:45 - 2 pm
Taste Atlantic Avenue - Intracoastal to the ocean tour

Signature Bites at DIG Delray Beach, The Blue Anchor British Pub, Lilo's, The Wine Wave, Bostons On The Beach Delray Beach Florida, Pizza Rustica Delray. We'll be visiting the Historic Marina District as well.
Cost: $65 - Tickets must be prepaid and are non refundable. Rain or shine. Use Promo Code "Save10" when booking and get your ticket for $45 plus additional $10 prepaid gratuity.
To reserve your ticket or for questions, visit or 800.979.3370. Once ticket is purchased, you will be told where to meet.
Frequently Asked Questions

Noon - 9 p.m.
Family Fun Day

Pompey Park
Activities for everyone including book bag giveaways, musical and dance entertainment, and senior social sessions.
1101 NW 2nd Street
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
For more information, call 561. 243.7250 or familyfunday for list and times of activities.

8 pm (also Sunday, 7 pm)
Tiempo Libre

Latin Jazz, R&B and traditional Cuban music as soon on Dancing With the Stars.
180 NE First St
Delray Beach
Cost $45
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Sunday, August 17

9 am
Senior Nature Walk

Wakodahhatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Rd
Delray Beach
Cost Free
More information: 561.749.0907

3 p.m.
Sunday Sleuths

Reading The Expats by Chris Pavone. (mystery)
273 Pineapple Grove Way
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: $15
More Information: 561.279.7790 or murderonthebeach

Great Restaurants

Across from the beach. Try a burger with a lettuce wrap instead of a bun.
6 S Ocean Blvd
Delray Beach,33483
More information: 561.278. 9590 or

Fab Flicks

Calvary Click here to see trailer
Rated R. Mystery/Drama with black humor.
A kind Irish priest is told by an unknown parishioner - during confession - that he plans to murder the priest in seven days. The priest's daughter - the priest is a widower - shows up to complicate matters. Great reviews.

Good Reads

ACT OF WAR by Bestselling author Brad Thor.
The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes two dangerous missions as America faces an imminent attack. Click here to see synopsis

Placed in front of their boat is the incredible amount of plastic - including the buckets - the three found at the shipwreck site. Coming soon: Dillon is launching a website: (At least one piece a day.) Look for it and make a commitment. We can all pick up at least one piece of trash a day no matter where we happen to be.

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August 3, 2014

Its never boring in Delray Beach...

Image courtesy Brian Bartlett

Don't forget about Delray's treasure - the beach. Plus on Sunday night we're going to have a super Supermoon, when the moon is closest to the earth and looks, well, you know, super.

Friday, August 8

4:30 - 9 pm (Food truck opens at 5:30 pm, last tickets sold at 8 pm)
Safari Nights: Back to School Night to Benefit a Local Title-1 School
Palm Beach Zoo
Zoo keeper talks and close animal encounters. Also, Enjoy the musical sounds of Bobby G in the Fountain Plaza and Andre Michaud in the Mayan Plaza.
1301 Summit Blvd
West Palm Beach 33405
Cost: $5 w/three approved school supplies or ZooHours/Admissions or 561.533.0887.
More information: 561.533.0887 or

5 - 10 pm (Also on Thursday, August 7)
2014 Tastemakers of Delray Beach

Click here and scroll down to see names of participating restaurants
Cost: $30 for passport - Buy at participating restaurants, cash only.
Passport includes savings at participating restaurants for the next three months.
Delray Motors will provide a Courtesy Car Service - prominently marked - to take attendees to a location near their next restaurant.
A portion of the revenue will be donating to the Delray Beach Beautification Project.
More information: 561.243.1077

7:30 pm
Mother, Monsters and Me.
Artistic director, Lou Tyrrell. Book and lyrics, Sam Salmond. Music, Will Aronson.
A boy, Sam, has a monster under his bed and his relationship strengthens as she deals with four husbands and three divorces.
Arts Garage Theater House
180 NE First St
Delray Beach
Cost $15 - $20
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Saturday, August 9

9 - Noon
Clothing drive for back to school

St Paul's Episcopal Church
Clothing for infants to teens for families in need. Procceds benefit All People's Day Diversity Festival
188 S. Swinton Ave
Delray Beach
Cost $5 per bag
More information 561.495.9818

10 - Noon
How to Self-Publish eBook and Print
by author Gregg E. Brickman
Murder on the Beach Mystery Book Store
273 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach 33444
Cost $25
More information 561.279.7790 or

8 pm
Sultans of String

Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz
180 NE First Street
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: $25 - $30, $5 more at door
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Great Restaurants

Zorba's Taverna Located in Delray Town Center strip mall on the NE corner of Linton Blvd and Military Trail
Very popular and small, casual Greek restaurant. .
4801 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach 33445
Al Fresco dining
Dinner Menu
More information: 561.381.7411 or

Fab Flicks

Guardians of the Galaxy Click here to see trailer
PG-13. Sci-fi/Action. Made from Marvel comic.
This funny and action-packed film beat out all of the others at the box office. Direction, James Gunn, says he made it for anyone who has ever felt cast aside, left out or different.

Good Reads

The Lullaby Illusion: A Journey of Awakening by Susan Joyce
"After miscarriages and the loss of a child in childbirth on the island of Cyprus, Susan seeks solace by creating art, and recording her vivid dreams. Through difficult life changes -- Cyprus's bloody coup and war in 1974, a rescue from a sinking ship in the Indian Ocean, learning of her husband s secret life, and surviving his deadly assault in Belgium -- she discovers her ticking clock is not the child she has failed to produce, but rather the creative potential with which she can create a new life."
Interview with author

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July 27, 2014

August is going to be a great month...

Looking for dinner...

Friday, August 1

10:30 am (Also Saturday, 2 pm)
Heatwave Hilarity
Summer fun for kids of all ages with magician/ventriloquist Dan Christopher and friends.
Fabulous puppets.
Puppetry Arts Center (The Arts Garage)
94 NE 2nd Avenue
Delray Beach
Cost: $6.50
More information: 561.243.4330 or

8 pm
L.A. Hardy

Stand-up comedian
The Arts Garage
180 NE First St
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Cost: $15 - $25
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Saturday, August 2

9:30 - 10:30 am (All month long)
QiGong (Chi Gong) Classes
Practice ancient breathing and stretching techniques that are easy yet very effective
Veterans Park
802 NE 1st Street
Delray Beach
Cost: $5, per class for residents. $6 for nonresidents.
More Information: 561.243.7350.

10 - Noon
Writers Workshop, Blogging, Posting and Tweeting Your Way to Success by author Nancy Cohen
Murder on the Beach Mystery Book Store
273 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach 33444
Cost $25 per person
More information: 451.279.7790 or

1 pm (Also Wednesdays)
Aligator Feeding
Sandoway House
142 S. Ocean Blvd.
Delray Beach
Cost: $4 per person ages 3 and up
More information: 561.274.7263 or

8 pm
Lauren Mitchell Blues
The Arts Garage
180 NE First St
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Cost: $25, general admission, $30 reserved seat
More information: 561.450.6357 or visit

Sunday, August 3

Noon to 4 pm
Jazz Along the Intracoastal (New event - takes place the first Sunday of every month)
Free jazz concerts to take place every first Sunday of the month. Love 94 Smooth Radio will be playing music this month.
Veteran's Park
802 Northeast First St
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More Information: Parks and Recreation Dept, 561.243.7252

Great Restaurants

One of my fav restaurants in Delray. Try the pecan crusted chicken salad. Al fresco dining.
131 East Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
561.272.5540 or

Fab Flicks

Get on Up Click here to see trailer.
Rated PG-13. Bio/Drama/Music.
Highly rated film about singer James Brown who rose from extreme poverty to the godfather of Soul.

Good Reads

Invisible by James Patterson & David Ellis
I know. You're saying he doesn't write his own books any more and maybe so. Still, he finds good authors to share his fame.
"Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her nightly recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire."

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July 25, 2014

Check out what's happening in Delray this weekend...

Photo courtesy Brian Bartlett

Enjoy the weekend!

Friday, July 25

4 - 7 pm
Boston's on the Beach Happy Hour

40 S. Ocean Blvd.
Delray Beach
More information, 561.278.3364 or

8 p.m.
Aaron Lebos Reality

Unique Miami group features jazz, funk, rock, R&B, Latin and world music.
Arts Garage
180 NE lst St.
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets $25
More Information: 561.450.6357 or

8 p.m.
Rock Concert at Delray Marketplace Amphitheater

Delray Marketplace
14851Lyoins Road
Delray Beach 33446
Cost: Free
More Information: 561.865.4613

Saturday, July 26

Noon - 3 pm
Family Splash Games

Includes aquatic games, water basketball, underwater hockey, watermelon relays.
Pompey Center
1101 NW Second St.
Delray Beach
Cost: $3 adults, $2 children 6 - 17, free for seniors and children under 6 with paid adult admission.
More information: 561.243.7358

8 pm
Rose Max and Ramatis

Stay really cool with Bosa nove sounds infused with samba, jazz and world music.
Arts Garage
180 NE 1st St
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets, $25 - $35
More informatioin, 561.450.6357 or

Great Restaurants

Prime Catch
Top drawer restaurant featuring fresh snapper, lobster, seafood & steaks. Dine Al Fresco on the Intracoastal. Expensive.
700 E. Wooldbright
Boynton Beach 33435
For more information: 561.737.8822 or

Fab Flicks

Boyhood Click here to see movie trailer
This is a don't miss film.
Rated $. Drama/Romance. Rave reviews.
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast.

Good Reads

Two Old Fools in Spain Again by NY Times bestselling author, Victoria Twead
When former Brits, Victoria and Joe return to their tiny village in Spain, they are still reeling from their year in the Middle East. They prepare to relax and settle down until...
Great series! Book debuted this week.

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July 13, 2014

Delray Beach rocks day and night...

Delray Beach...where the sun is out in the day and the stars come out at night

Friday, July 18

6 - 8 p.m. (Every Thursday and Friday from 6 - 8 p.m.)
Cork and Canvas
Painting class led by renowned artist, Talin Lyman. Class includes all supplies, step-by-step instructions, lots of fun plus appetizers and two glasses of wine.
Talin's Tropical Studio
777 E. Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33483
Cost: Summer special, $40 per person
Reservations a must. 561.573.0123

6 - 9 p.m.
Singer Tom Willis performs

Jazz standards and Blues. Songs from Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Lou Rawls & more
DIG Restaurant
5199 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free w/dinner or drinks
More Information: 561.638.0500

Saturday, July 19

10 - Noon
Authors Academy Workshop

Research for fiction and non-fiction. Instructor, Eliot Kleinberg, War in Paradise
Murder on the Beach
273 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach 33444
Cost $25 per person
More information: 561.279.7790 or

11 - 2 p.m. (Runs every Sat and on the third Friday each month from 5 - 8pm.)
Savor Our City Taste Atlantic Avenue Tour led by Founder & C.F.O. (Chief Foodie Officer) Denise Righetti Approximately three hours long, primarily walking
Includes four restaurants & two specialty shops & a historical landmark where applicable.
Cost: $65pp* (all tours must be pre-paid and an additional $10 gratuity pp for the tour guide is suggested. Book online.) Once the tour is booked, a confirmation with the meeting location and other pertinent details about the tour will be provided.
More Information: 800.979.3370 or

Noon - 3 p.m.

Fast-paced sport for men and women
Delray Beach Community Center
50 NW First Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: Free - Paddles and balls supplied
More information: 561.499-2020

4:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Roar and Pour – A Night at the Zoo with Drinks, Food and Live Music
See the animals with special up-close encounters, listen to the Beatles Tribute band, eat hot dogs and hamburgers at the Fountain Plaza and beer, wine and other frozen drinks served at the
Palm Beach Zoo
1301 Summit Boulevard
West Palm Beach 33405-3035
Cost: Click here to view website and ticket prices
More Information: 561.547.9453

Great Restaurants

D'Angelo Trattoria formerly Carolina's
Charming old house.Alfresco dining in the equally charming backyard. Great pizza.
9 S.E. 7th Ave
Delray Beach
More informational: 561.330.1237 or

Fab Flicks

The 100-Foot Journey Click here to see trailer
Comedy. Another fun foodie movie.

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July 11, 2014

Another fabulous weekend in Delray Beach..

Image courtesy Brian Bartlett

So many fun things to do this weekend - don't miss out.

Friday, July 11

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sushi & Stroll summer walk
Walk through the beautiful gardens
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Rd.
Delray Beach
Cost: Adults, $8, Children, $6
More information 561.495.0233 or

8 p.m. (check out website below for other dates/times)
The Life
Play about Times Square before it was "Disneyfied."
Delray Square Performing Arts
2809 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Tickets: $37.50
More information 561.880.0391 or

8 p.m.
The Latin Jazz Mambo king, Tito Pueentc Jr (check website below for other dates/times)
A terrific, fun show!
The Arts Garage
180 NE First St.
Delray Beach
Cost: $25 - $45
More Information 561.450.6357 or visit Artsgarage

Saturday, July 12

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Single Seniors Group - meets every Saturday
Luncheons and discussions for 60+
Grand Villa Library
5859 Via Flora
Delray Beach
Cost: $1
To reserve a spot, 561.361.9091

10 - Noon
Author's Academy Workshop

His, Hers or Mine. Deciding on Point of View
Workshop for aspiring authors this week led by Cynthia Thomason, author of A Soldiers Promise.
Murder on the Beach Bookstore
273 Pineapple Grove Way
Delray Beach
Cost: $25
More information: 561.279.7790

10 p.m.
Central Park Indoor Green Market Every Saturday through Sept 27
The Big Apple Shopping Bazaar
5283 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free admission
More information 561.499.9935

4 and 7 p.m.
Alice in Wonderland Jr. Also playing on Sunday at 4 p.m. and July 13th & 19th
Adaptation of Alice in Wonderland
The Delray Beach Playhouse Children's Theatre
950 NW Ninth St.
Delray Beach
Tickets: Adults, $15 and Children, $12. Slightly higher when bought day of show.
More information: 561.272.1281 or

7 - 9 p.m.
Full moon guided canoe trip
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Rd. - Meet at the Lee Road boat ramp
Boynton Beach
Cost: Canoe rental $32 (Canoes hold 2 -3 people; no personal canoes allowed)
Call 561.733.0192 to reserve a spot.

Sunday, July 13

6 - 10 p.m.
Free Dance Workshops for upcoming production of A Chorus Line
Hosted by Crest Theatre and MNM Productions for performers interested in being in the play that is scheduled to run Dec. 5 - 14
Delray Beach Center for the Arts at the Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach
Register by emailing MNM
More information 561.243.7922 or

Great Restaurants

32 East
Fabulous food, valet parking available,
32 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Menu Scroll down
More information: 561.276.7868 or

Fab Flicks

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Click here to see trailer
Not my kind of movie but it has great reviews
Rated PG-13 Sci-Fi A lot of violence.

Good Reads

KISS AND TELL, by Fern Michaels. (Zebra/Kensington.)
Fiction/ Romance/ Contemporary Women
"When a string of anonymous emails suggests shady dealings at an assisted-living facility, the Sisterhood members Myra Rutledge and Annie de Silva are ready to beat a con artist at his own game."

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June 27, 2014

The best place to be on the 4th of July weekend....Delray Beach


Wishing you a happy and safe 4th of July!

Thursday, July 3

Noon - 8 p.m.
Tri-County Thursdays This week California pizza will donaate 20 percent of purchases to the Tri County Animal Rescue (no kill shelter) Adopted animals on hand.
Town Center
6000 Glades Road #1230
Boca Raton,
Cost: Free admission
More information: 561.482.8110 or

Friday, July 4

8 a.m - 9:30 p.m.
4th of July Celebration
A1A & Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More information:

· 8:00 a.m. – Noon – Sandcastle Contest on the beach (Sign up for sandcastle contest – 561.372.5478 Application)

· 3:30 p.m. – Flag Raising Ceremony

· 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – The Kinected

· 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Burger Fi Custard Eating Contest for kids (Sign-ups for custard and burger eating contest will take place in Burger Fi located on A1A & Atlantic or

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Mike Mineo

· 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Burger Fi Burger Eating Contest for adults

· 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – The Petty Hearts Tom Petty Tribute band

· 8:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Fireworks countdown show with Mayor Cary Glickstein and No Bodies Crew

· 9:00 – 9:25 p.m. – FIREWORKS show launching from the north end of the beach.

Saturday, July 5

10:30 a.m.
Shark Feedings (1:30 on Sunday)
Sandoway House Nature Center
142 S. Ocean Blvd
Delray Beach
Cost: $4 admission
More information: 561.274.7263

8 p.m.
Nate Najar Trio
American jazz guitarist, music ranges from traditional jazz, blues, gospel and Brazilian beat.
Arts Garage
180 NE 1st St
Delray Beach
Cost: Tickets, $25 - $45
More information: 561.450.6357 or

Sunday, July 6

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Swamp Strolls
Guided tour. Learn about swamp ecosystem.
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach
Cost: $5 entrance fee per vehicle
Reservations & more information: 561.732.3684 or

Great Restaurants

Deck 84
Casual waterfront dining on the Intracoastal. Live bands.
840 E. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Valet parking
More information: 561.665.8484 or

Fab Flicks

Chef Click here to see trailer
Rated R. Comedy. Very enjoyable movie about what else, a chef. If you aren't a foodie before you see it, you will be when you leave. Four and 1/2 stars from Rotten Tomatoes.

Good Reads

The Art of Adapting by Cassandra Dunn
Great new book. Family adapts to their new normal after a divorce.
Synopsis and interview with author by yours truly Harvard Square Editions

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June 13, 2014

Another great weekend in Delray Beach...

Courtesy Brian Bartlett
Pineapples, mangoes, and star fruit are only a few of the fabulous and exotic plants that grow in warm and sunny, Delray Beach.

Friday, June 27

8 p.m. (Evening & 2 p.m. matinee performances .on Saturday & Sun)
Avenue Q The Musical (Plays through Sunday, June 29)
Delray Beach Center for the Arts/Crest Theatre
Old School Square
51 N Swinton Ave
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: Tickets $20, Student & Group Rates Available
More Information: 561.243.7922 or

Saturday, June 28

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Father & Kids Unity Day
Dads bonding with their children
Pompey Park Rec Center
1101 NW Second Ave
Delray Beach
Music, refreshments & team building games
Cost: Free
More information: 561.243.7356

10 - 1 p.m.
Association on Community Counseling with Rachel Keats, LCSW
How to enrich relationships, communicate more openly and find joy and happiness in marriage
4731 W/ Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: $39
More information 561.638.0908 or

10 - Noon
Hook 'em and Hang 'em taught by Kathleen Pickering
Writing Workshops for Tomorrow's Authors
Murder on the Beach
273 NE 2nd Ave.
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: $25
For more information: 561.279.7790 or

Noon - 3 p.m.
The newest craze - combines tennis, badminton, table tennis and racquetball for men & women
Delray Beach Community Center
50 NW First Ave
Delray Beach
Paddles & balls supplied
Cost: Free
More Information: 561.499.2020

2 p.m.
Ring of Fire - Musical about Johnny and June Cash - Friday night performance sold out
Their love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness, redemption, and home and family.
Arts Garage
180 NE First St.
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: General Admission, $30
More Informatioin, 561.450.6357 or

8 p.m.
Turk Mazo - Jazz
Master on the saxophone plays a range of styles, from big band swing to hard bop and classic
180 NE First Street
Delray Beach 33444
Cost: General admission tickets, $25
More information 561.450.6357 or

Sunday, June 29

9 a.m.
Senior Nature Walks for 60+ - also on Tuesdays
Wakodahatchee Wetlands 13026 Jog Road
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More Information 561.749.0907

Great Restaurants

Olio Bistro
42 SE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach 33444
More information: 561.278.6633 or visit

Fab Flicks

Jersey Boys Click here to see trailer
Rated R Drama/Biography
Four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. Directed by Clint Eastwood w/14 of their top songs in the movie.

Good Reads

HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA by Jean Reagan Click here to see website
Great to read with your children or grandchildren
This NY Times bestselling book is a humorous picture book about a little boy and his grandpa.

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June 11, 2014

It's a happy Father's Day Weekend in Delray Beach...


Most likely this is not the gift most fathers will receive this weekend although you probably deserve it. But hopefully you will be able to spend time with your family and have a wonderful day!

Friday, June 13

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sushi & Stroll Summer Walk SeriesMorikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach
Cost: $8 adults, $6 children (4-10) (museum members and children 3 and under FREE); $2 for taiko performance (optional).
Reservations not required.
More Information: 561.495.0233

8 - 10 p.m.
Music Fest At the Delray Marketplace Amphitheater
Solid Brass Sounds of R&B with Musics from 60s - 80s
West of Lyons Road on Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More Information: 561-865-4613 or

Saturday, June 14

10:00 a.m
Authors Academy Workshop.
Touched by the Sun: Writing the Great Florida Novel. What makes a Florida novel different from the others? Bring out your Florida voice and sense of place. Instructor: Elaine Viets, author of Catnapped.
Murder on the Beach
273 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, FL 3344
Cost: $25
More Information: 561.279.7790

5:30 - 7:30 p.m, Dinner and Wine Tasting, 8 - 10, Dessert and Wine Tasting.
Gift of Life Summer Evening Soiree
Live music, raffles, prizes and silent auction
The Wine Wave
900 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach
Cost: $50 and $35
More Information: 561.982.2900

6:30. - 10 p.m.
Dad and Daughter Night
Elegant Dinner, DJ, dancing & photograph keepsake for Dad
2200 Highland Avenue
Delray Beach 33445
Cost: Tickets $25 each, for girls under 12, $20 - Reservations required
More information: Danielle Beardsley at 561.243.7277 or email

Sunday, June 15 (Father's Day)

9 a.m.
Senior Nature Walk
For people 60+
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Rd
Delray Beach
Cost: Free
More Information 561.749.0907

7 p.m.
Doug Carter's Father Day Special
Virtuoso jazz and soul keyboard player Doug Carter celebrates the day with his talented musical family
Arts Garage
180 NE 1st Ave.
Delray Beach
Cost: $25 - $35
More Information: 561.460.6357

Great Restaurants

Father’s Day Brunch or Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise
Delray Yacht Cruises
801 E. Atlantic Ave (Veteran’s Park) 33483
Delray Beach 33483
Cost & Schedule
Reservations a must: 561.243.0686 or email

Fab Flicks

The Grand Seduction Click here to see trailer
Rated PG-13. Comedy.
Small town has to have a local doctor in order to close a contract with a big business that is considering moving in.

Good Reads

Wisdom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons by Tim Russert
The late Tim Russert tells how he came to write the follow-up to his book about his father, Big Russ

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