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Dine out Downtown Delray: Culinary experiences

Pizza Making Class at Mellow MushroomTuesday, Aug. 1 at 9:00 a.m. for $12 per guest or Thursday, Aug. 3 at 9:00 a.m. for $12 per guest

Family-friendly step-by-step instruction from their pizza pros. Space is limited, cash payment only, 10 person class limit.

Call 561-330-3040 to RSVP and select small pizza type of cheese, pepperoni, Hawaiian, margarita, or bbq chicken.

Juicing class at Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen – Wednesday, Aug. 2 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for $10 per guest

Demo by Celebrity Chef Ed McCabe or World Famous reality TV personality Paul Niedermann (9th season winner from Hell’s Kitchen), create your own signature juice; demo on Farmhouse JUST GOOD JUICE (watermelon citron, Kicking Carrot, K-napple; Juicing in Season, benefits of juicing; juice Ideas; easy Recipes to take home; 1 Juice for the road.  Class is limited to 20 guests.

Call 561-266-3642 to RSVP

Soda Making Class at Delray Hideaway – Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 6:30p.m. for $20 per person.  Learn about the history of soft drinks, the process of carbonating and bottling, and how to make homemade soda syrup. Guests will create their own soda with fresh local ingredients, mix into craft cocktails and take home a bottle of their own brew. Class is limited to 20 people.

Call 561-562-5500 to RSVP.

Wine Dinner at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar – Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 7:00 p.m. for $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Four course dinner paired with wines from Davis Bynum

Call 561-450-6718 to RSVP. Limited seating.

Cocktail Class at Death or GloryThursday, Aug. 3 at 6:00 p.m. for $20 per person

Shaken vs Stirred: How when, why and six classic cocktails you can make at home. 20 person limit.

Email jennifer@deathorglorybar.com to RSVP.

Whiskey 101 Class at 32 East – Sunday, August 6th at 4:00 p.m. for $25 per person

Includes sampling and basic discussion of six distinct world whiskeys (using the classic Glencairne tasting glasses), laminated “Cheat sheet” included with whiskey 101 tips for each guest’s home bar, low-salt snacks provided to cleanse the palate between tastings.

Stay after and receive 25% off your check for all food & beverage.

Call 561-276-7868 to RSVP.

Arts Garage

Gianni Bianchini Trio

Friday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.

International recording artist Dr. Gianni Bianchini is one of the leading pianists, vocalists and organists in today’s jazz. The Gianni Bianchini Trio celebrate traditions of great American jazz music and simultaneously push the boundaries for the next generation of jazz musicians. The trio will be performing for the first time in Florida since returning from the South America and will featuring new arrangements never before heard in either continent.

$30, $40, $45

Lucy Grau

Saturday Aug. 5 at 8 p.m.

Lucy Grau has the charisma and talent of a marquee vocalist. She delivers breathtaking performances through her very own style of Salsa and tropical dance.

$30, $40, $45

Bashaum Stewart Quintet

Sunday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m.

Bashaum Stewart is an influential South Florida pianist and known as a first call musician on the Treasure Coast. With jazz at the forefront of his interests, he has incorporated this genre in a way that invites listeners from all age groups and tastes in his performances.

$15, $20

The Glyn Dryhurst Dixieland Jazz Band

Friday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m.

Dixieland is the name given to the style of jazz performed by early New Orleans jazz musicians. The name is a reference to the “Old South,” specifically anything south of the Mason-Dixon line.

$30, $40, $45

Texassippi Soul Man Danny Brookes and Lil’ Miss Debi

Sunday, Aug.13 at 7 p.m.

Texasssippi Soul Man Danny Brooks & Lil Miss Debi have been traveling all over North America as a duo for the past 6 years with their original blend of Southern Soul, Blues, Americana, and Gospel.

$30, $40, $45

The Ben Hecht Show

Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Aug.17 at 7 p.m.

James Sherman’s critically acclaimed solo performance tribute to legendary playwright and screenwriter Ben Hecht who used his skills as a newspaperman as one of the first American journalists to write about the Nazi atrocities during World War II. Presented with the wit and wisdom of this important artist and social activist, this performance is as important as it is clever.


Otis Cadillac Band and the El Dorados Featuring the Sublime Seville Sisters

Friday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m.

Led by Octogenarian Otis Cadillac, the Otis Cadillac and the El Dorados R&B Revue is an 11-piece band that performs Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll and related Blues-oriented material. The band performs in a style that emulates the R&B revues of the late 50s and early 60s.

$20, $30, $35

Jazz Gals

Saturday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m.

Witness Jazz Gals Lisanne Lyons and Wendy Pederson as they celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan in an amazing night of Jazz!

$20, $30, $35

The New Vision Sax Ensemble

Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m.

The New Vision Sax Ensemble is one of South Florida’s premier sax quartets and has proven to be one of the most dynamic and diverse groups in town.

$20, $30, $35

ONYX Art Stroll

Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.

Arts Garage invites local artists and craftspeople to showcase and sell their art during a night of music from local emerging artists and bands. Artists can a purchase a table for only $15 to showcase their art but this event is free to the public. Make sure you stay for ONYX, which is a showcase of the hottest emerging bands from South Florida in the Black Box Theatre. This month’s bands include Chemradery and the Nostalgic Minds.

$10 in advance; $12 day of event

Amed Torrecilla

Saturday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.

MIXTURINC is a musical project where the musicians act as a brotherhood with live flamenco-jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms with classical music influences; all under the concept and direction of Amed Torrecilla, who has lived amongst the most authentic flamenco and jazz artists throughout his stay in Madrid.

$20, $30, $35


Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m.

Vibe brings local musicians together in a collaborative performance environment creating a nurturing community of and for the participants. Kick back and vibe with Delray’s musicians in an ever-changing improvised jam session.

Old School Square

Cornell Art Museum Hosts First Friday Art Walk August 4

Crest Theatre Galleries, Friday, August 4th, 6-9 p.m.  Admission is free.

This month’s Art Walk will feature the amazing abstract works of local artist, James Rabidoux. Come and meet him! Due to the Museum’s closure for interior renovations, the summer Art Walk events are located in the Crest Theatre Galleries.

Sizzlin’ Summer Social Series

Tickets just $45 each (all inclusive!); tickets are limited, so buy early!  21 and over only.

Vodka Riot – Saturday, August 12th, 7-9 p.m. – Experience delectable Vodka-infused dishes, created by local top chefs, paired with crafted Vodka cocktails.  Participating restaurants include 50 Ocean, Farmer’s Table, Max’s Harvest, MIA Kitchen Bar and Death or Glory.

Bottomless Bloody Mary & Brunch on a Stick – Sunday, August 27th, 1-3 p.m. – Indulge in culinary creations on a skewer that will accompany each Bloody Mary.  An array of sweets, cheese and fruit will also be provided.  Participating restaurants include Ceviche 401, Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, Death or Glory, Pizza Rustica and Lilo’s.

Old School Square Opens Public and Internet Ticket Sales August 15

Tuesday, August 15th at 10 a.m.  For questions, call the Box Office at 561-243-7922, ext. 1.

The 2017-18 Season starts in October, but NOW is the time to purchase individual tickets to get the best seats available! View the 2017-18 season brochure at OldSchoolSquare.org or stop by our Box Office in the Crest Theatre to pick one up!

Crest Theatre Launches Cult Classic Film Series with Dude Night August 18

Old School Squ­are and Delivery Dudes have partnered up for five cult classic films. General admission tickets, $5; VIP tickets $15 (includes balcony seating, one drink, one food item and “text for bar service” option). Doors open at 7 p.m. Costumes encouraged! Prizes awarded at intermission.

August 18 – Dude Night with the Big Lebowski (1998) — trivia/bowling pin art auction 8 p.m.; film at 9.

August 25 – Wet Hot American Summer (2001) – film at 8 p.m.

Creative Arts School Offers a Fun Night of Canvas & Cocktails, August 31

7- 9 p.m.

Pre-registration is required; fee $35 (includes materials and one drink ticket).  This is a fun art experience where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a glass of wine, a craft beer or a signature cocktail.No experience necessary.

Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai of the Palm Beaches is hosting a new, innovative service for Erev Shabbat. Beginning on Friday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m., and continuing on the first Friday of each month, the congregation will join in an energetic, interactive service.

The service, called “Shir Chadash” (A New Song), will be led by Rabbi Aviva Bass and Cantorial Soloist Margaret Schmitt. Lively and engaging music will be accompanied by various instruments, and all present are encouraged to sing and join in the joyful spirit of Shabbat.

Temple Sinai is located at 2475 West Atlantic Avenue, just west of Congress Avenue. For additional information, call 561-276-6161 ext. 123.

Hurricane preparation class

The South County Recovery Residence Association is holding a hurricane preparedness event on Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave.

All recovery residences and treatment centers are welcome to attend.

Patch Reef Park

Pirates & Princesses Party 

Friday, Aug. 25 10 a.m.-noon

Pirates Cove Playground, featuring water play area at Patch Reef Park

Walk the Plank, Dig for Treasure, Treasure Chest Toss, Win doubloons to buy Treasure, Make a Treasure Map & Pirate Ship

Cost: $5 per child (ages 2-5).

For more information, contact Patch Reef Park Community Center 561-367-7035.

Bass fishing workshop

Friday, Aug. 30. 6 to 9 p.m.

This program will introduce you to the great sport of fishing for Largemouth bass, here in our local Florida waters and throughout the nation. Anglers will gain an understanding of the bass, which will enable the angler to catch more and larger fish. Learn about habits, sense, territory, range and conditions. Learn to rig/fish the plastic worm, top water/crank bait, fishing techniques, knots and tackle selection.

Cost: Boca resident $35; Non-resident $44

Gumbo Limbo

Sea Turtle Camp

Dates: August 7-11

Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Through games, crafts, and educational activities, our instructors will teach the young conservationist about the importance of caring for and protecting sea turtles and other marine life.  Campers will experience close encounters with our resident sea turtles and visit a local nesting beach.  Pre-payment required online at gumbolimbo.org or by calling 561-544-8615.

Entering: 3rd-5th Grades

Cost per child: Member $155 (Family Membership or higher required)

Non-Member $205 (includes 1-year Family Membership to Friends of Gumbo Limbo)

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432 (561) 544-8615

TEA with the TOP

Mastermind Your Own Destiny” featuring Ann McNeill

Aug. 17  2:30-4:00 p.m. Florida Women’s Business Center, 401 West Atlantic Avenue, Suite 09,

Fee $30 – Registration Required www.FLWBC.org – Events Tab – Seating Limited