Top 10 things you need to know this January in Boca Raton


 Head to Lynn University’s Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 to catch Todd Murray starring in “Croon … When a Whisper Becomes a Song.” Journey with Todd Murray through the evolution of American pop music from the ’20s to the present, transformed by the invention of the microphone and radio. Featuring hits from Leonard Cohen, Duke Ellington, Elvis, Sinatra, The Beatles and Bing Crosby. Tickets: $40.

 Catch “The Secret Comedy of Women – Girls Only” at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center starting Jan. 15-Feb 23. Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor, and silliness of being female.  Born out of the earnest and sweetly ridiculous writings the two authors discovered in their girlhood diaries, the show is a unique examination of all things girly. A mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos. Tickets $45-65.

 It is all about Broadway in “To Life 2 – More Stories and Music of the Golden Age of Broadway” running Jan. 10-Feb. 2 at Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park. Directed by Shari Upbin, the show is a follow-up to a 2019 sold-out concert event highlighting the contributions of Jewish composers and stars to Broadway. Tickets $40.

 The 11th annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show will return to downtown Boca Jan. 25-26. Hosted by, the show will feature 175 juried artists. It will run both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 72 N. Federal Highway.

 Celebrate 70 Years of Art & Culture to benefit the Boca Raton Museum of Art on Jan. 25. The Board of Trustees of the Boca Raton Museum of Art, along with Honorary Chairs Jody H. & Martin Grass, and Co-Chairs Stacey & Evan Packer, Carrie Rubin, and John Tolbert, invite you to the Annual Gala Dinner & Dance at 6:30 p.m. at the Boca Resort. Celebrate 7 decades of award-winning art and art education in our community. Enjoy dinner, a live auction, gift drawing, raffle, and many more fun surprises — all in support of the museum’s outstanding exhibitions and educational programs.

 The Oaks at Boca Raton will host the 16th annual Spa Day fundraiser benefiting Touch A Heart from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Jan. 27. Spend the day relaxing, shopping, eating and getting spa services. 100 percent of the ticket price will be going to Touch A Heart.

 Bresky Bash 2020 “A Concert for Community” presented by The Law Offices of Robin Bresky will return at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 to Mizner Park Amphitheater. The Bresky Bash is a fundraiser for the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. This year’s event will feature a Decades Rewind, a live 90-minute show presenting memory-jogging sets of top chart hits from the 80s and then a rewind back to the 60s. The national touring music production, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show (with 60 songs, 100 costume changes, and plenty of nostalgic video) will feature memorable rock, pop, disco, funk and Motown favorites. Food trucks and bar stations will be onsite. Tickets cost $20.

 The inaugural Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio will take place from Jan. 20-26. The event will host 108 of the world’s best female golfers competing for a $2 million purse.

 Interested in U.S. foreign policy? There will be a lecture series at FAU on the topic beginning Jan. 14. Florida Atlantic University Professor and Foreign Policy Association Fellow Jeffrey Morton will present “Great Decisions: U.S. Foreign Policy 2020” on Tuesdays through March 2. Lectures are from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Kaye Auditorium. The eight lecture series ticket price is $125. Topics covered include Climate Change and the Global Order, India and Pakistan, Red Sea Security, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking and others.

 Gift of Life Marrow Registry is hosting a 5k run and walk on Jan. 19 at FAU. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the race is from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Kids run free and will receive a superhero sprint cape and medal. Gift of Life helps children and adults suffering from leukemia, lymphoma, and other cancers and genetic disorders find donors for bone marrow transplants. The event is open to professional runners and families alike, and is dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of joining the marrow registry. The race will also be the first ever meeting place of one marrow donor and their recipient.