Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. The South Florida Science Center presents Fun with Science and STEM at the Delray Beach Public Library at 10 a.m. on June 1. During the Summer Read and Learn program kick-off, interact at 10 hands-on stations including microscopes, magnets, the solar system and more! This is the day to sign up for BEANSTACK, the library’s new summer online reading tracker. BEANSTACK automatically keeps track of the minutes read, and children earn badges towards weekly raffles.
  2.  The Book of Moron is headed to the Delray Beach Playhouse June 14-16. Evening shows begin at 8 p.m. and matinees at 2 p.m. Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway hit, combines  satire and theater. It crashes head first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. It may be offensive to some but there’s laughter for all.
  3.  Head to Boca’s Funky Biscuit on June 30 and see the following bands perform during the 1 Mind/1 Heart benefit concert for Broward and Palm Beach 211. Hitting the stage are: the Blues Crusaders, Rockin Jake, Slip and the Spinouts, the Durrell Randolph Band, Mark Dublin and the Honest Liars, Otis Cadillac and the Seville Sisters, Tasty Vibrations, The Natty Bo’s, the Lauren Mitchell Band and Mark Telesca. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the event begins at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The goal is to raise awareness about mental health issues and an overall positive vibe. There will be a 50/50 raffle, other raffle items and tons of music. For more information and to buy tickets, https://www.funkybiscuit.com/event/1855158
  4.  Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2019. The series will kick off with  “Sabrina Fair, ” a romantic comedy by Samuel Taylor, which will run from June 7-June 22 at Studio One Theatre. Tickets are $27. “Sabrina Fair” is a modern retelling of the Cinderella story that flips the fairytale on its head. When it ran on Broadway, it was called a “delightful, sparkling hit” and “the best American comedy in more than a decade.” “Sabrina Fair” charms the audience with a strong female character, witty dialogue, and plenty of romance and comedy.
  5.  The third annual A Taste of Recovery will return to Old School Square on June  from 6-9 p.m. Guests will enjoy savory bites from local restaurants, along with live entertainment by Dave Scott and the Reckless Shots. Taste of Recovery was founded by Chef Louie Bossi, chef/partner of Louie Bossi’s, a Big Time Restaurant Group Italian restaurant. Chefs will compete for “best bite” for “People’s Choice,” and “Critics Choice” awards of $2,500 each. New this year will be a raffle for a chance to win The Golden Table, which is a table of 10 with butler service and swag bags. Golden Table raffle tickets are available for $5 per chance. $40 per ticket in advance or $50 at the event. Proceeds benefit The Crossroads Club.
  6.  Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association members will participate in the 2019 national Amateur Radio Field Day at 2 p.m. on June 22 and June 23 at West Delray Regional Park, 10875 W. Atlantic Ave. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is free and open to the public. Amateur Radio operators provide a critical public service for the community. During times of disaster, they provide reliable communications when the normal infrastructure is offline. Licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and trained in the art and science of radio communication and basic electronics theory, the group owns and maintains its own communications equipment and are prohibited by federal law from receiving payment for its services.
  7.  Country singer Martina McBride will perform in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on June 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets are priced at $40-60 per person and are on sale now. McBride has sold over 18 million albums and won a Country Music Association (CMA) award for Female Vocalist of the Year four times and an Academy of Country Music (ACM) award for Top Female Vocalist three times. She is also a 14-time Grammy Award nominee.
  8.  Shark Months at Sandoway Discovery Center kicks off June 1 and runs through Aug. 31. Check out 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. Take a photo in a giant Megalodon Jaw. Shark Feedings are Tuesday-Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person ages 3 and up. Call 561-274-SAND (7263) for more information.
  9.  Take a look at space this summer at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach. New exhibit “Space Odyssey 2019 Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Epic Visual Voyages” will be on display from June 20-Aug. 3. A free opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. on June 19. On display will be Commander Scott Kelly’s photos from space. Kelly captures sunsets, moonrises, the aurora borealis, and the luminous, hazy tapestry of the Milky Way. He presents snapshots of life and work on the International Space Station, from spacewalks to selfies. But above all—or floating amid all—he takes the earth itself as his celestial muse. Here are hurricanes, wrinkled mountains, New York City shining like a galaxy—glorious photographs that are, in themselves, a passionate argument for the preservation of our planet in the face of climate change and environmental destruction. Photo courtesy of Scott Kelly.
  10.  The second annual Frog Alley Caribbean Festival will head downtown from 6-9 p.m. on June 8. The free family friendly event will take place at Libby Wesley Plaza along Atlantic Avenue and SW 5th Ave. Come dressed in your favorite Caribbean fashions and “cruise around” the islands as you hear from a Junkanoo Band and celebrate art, culture, history and food. There will be sweetgrass basket sewing, a market, games and activities.