Calendar: December 2011

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FRIDAY • DECEMBER 9 Holiday Boat Parade – Decorated boats leave Boynton Beach Inlet at 6:30 pm and travel down Intracoastal Waterway to C- 15 Canal in Delray Beach. Viewing areas along parade route. 561-735-7955 Friday Free Concert Series – The Dillengers (Rock-a-Billy/Surf) – 7pm – 10:30pm – Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion. 561-243-7922 or oldschool.org SATURDAY • DECEMBER 10 Kids Day at the Tree – Old School Square, visit Santa and play in the snow, special surprises at the Famous 100-Foot Christmas Tree, 10am – 4 pm, 51 N. Swinton Avenue, 561- 279-1380 x17 or www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com Ride & Remember Trolley Tour – Sponsored by the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 90-minute tour will focus on Historic Districts, 10 am pick-up at the Parking Garage on NE 1st St and NE 1st Avenue, $15 per person/$12 for members of Spady Museum 561-279-8883. Holiday Parade – Presented by Delray Beach Parks and Recreation, parade begins at Venetian Drive at 6 pm, heads west on Atlantic Avenue to the Courthouse, 561-243-7277 or www.mydelraybeach.com Jazz Project – Paulette Dozier- 8:00pm – The Arts Garage. 180 NE 1st St. 561-450-6357 for tickets. www.delraybeacharts.org SATURDAY-SUNDAY • DECEMBER 10-11 Artists in the Park – Delray Art League Fine Art Exhibition and sales – 10:00am – 4:30pm – Veteran’s Park (Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal) SUNDAY • DECEMBER 11 An Evening with Palm Beach Opera at Arts Garage- 7:00pm – 180 NE 1st St – 561-450-6357 for tickets. www.delraybeacharts.org Delray String Quartet – 4:00pm – The Colony Hotel and Cabana Club, 525 E. Atlantic Avenue. $35 at the door. For information and reservations call 561-213-4138 BEGINNING MONDAY • DECEMBER 12-21 Hey Mr. Producer! Delray Beach Playhouse. 950 NW 9th St. Call Playhouse for times. 561-272-1281 ext. 4. www.delraybeachplayhouse.com $30
MONDAY-TUESDAY • DECEMBER 12-13 Santa’s Calling – 6pm – 8pm – Santa and his helpers will be calling from the North Pole to surprise your children. Fill out questionnaire and return it to Delray Beach Community Center. Calls will be placed from 6pm – 8pm. For more info call 561- 243-7277 TUESDAY • DECEMBER 11 Stroll for Well Being – Garden walks at the Morikami Museum, 10:30am-noon. 4000 Morikami Park Road. www.morikami.org. $95 for three month membership. Call for program details 561-495-0233 THURSDAY • DECEMBER 15 Classical Explosion Dvorak Piano Quarter – The Arts Garage – 7:30pm – 180 NE 1st St – 561-450-6357 for tickets. www.delraybeacharts.org
FRIDAY • DECEMBER 16 Friday Free Concert Series – The Turnstiles (Billy Joel Tribute) – 7pm – 10:30pm – Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion. 561-243-7922 or www.oldschool.org Delray Beach Bus Loop – 6pm – 11pm – Bus will stop at local venues for a drink and appetizer. Check-in at the Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Avenue. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. www.busloop.org. 561-266-0775 Playwrights & Play Readings – Donalda McCarthy will direct an evening of interactive play reading. Spady Museum. 170 NW 5th Avenue www.MULTUSProductions.com 561-279-8883 FRIDAY-SUNDAY • DECEMBER 16-18 Musical Moments on Ice – The Crest Theatre. 51 N. Swinton. www.oldschool.org 561-243-7922. Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm & 8pm, Sunday 2pm & 7pm. $42 Delray Blazers Holiday Championship – Basketball tournament – Boys 4th – 8th grade. Team registration $200, deadline December 2nd. Pompey Park 1101 NW 2nd Street. Registration call 561-305-0691 or young@mydelraybeach.com SATURDAY • DECEMBER 17 GreenMarket – 9am – 2pm – SE 4th Avenue. Breakfast With Santa – Join Santa for a special breakfast at the Delray Beach Marriott, advanced reservations required, 10 N. Ocean Boulevard, 8 am/9 am/10am/11am seatings, lim- ited seating, 561 279-1380 x17 or www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com Sandoway House’s Beach Walk/Beach Talk – New monthly program. 9am. 142 S. Ocean Blvd. 561-274-7263. www.sandowayhouse.org $5 all ages including admission to Nature Center. Demonstrations of Sado, the Way of Tea. 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm – Morikami Museum, 4000 Morikami Park Road. www.morikami.org. 561-495-0233 $5 with paid museum admission. Cringle Mingle Pub Crawl. www.cringlemingle.com SUNDAY • DECEMBER 18 Cars as Art – 12pm – 4pm – Old School Square Park. Forgotten Soldiers Outreach.

Sunday Sleuths Book Group – Unholy Orders edited by Serita Stevens. 3pm, Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Avenue, www.murderonthebeach.com 561-279-7790 TUESDAY • DECEMBER 20 Menorah Lighting – Old School Square front lawn (Atlantic Avenue and Swinton) – Sundown. 561-279-1380 x17. WEDNESDAY • DECEMBER 21 Hanukkah THURSDAY-SATURDAY • DECEMBER 22-24 Steve Solomon’s My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy. The Crest Theatre. 51 N. Swinton. www.oldschool.org 561-243-7922. Thursday & Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm. $42 FRIDAY • DECEMBER 23 Friday Free Concert Series – The People Upstairs (Funk/Reggae) – 7pm – 10:30pm – Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion. 561-243-7922 or oldschool.org SATURDAY • DECEMBER 24 GreenMarket – 9am – 2pm – SE 4th Avenue. Jazz Project – Eric Allison Quartet – The Arts Garage – 8:00pm – 180 NE 1st St. 561-450-6357 for tickets. www.delraybeacharts.org SUNDAY • DECEMBER 25 Christmas MONDAY • DECEMBER 26 Kwanza Begins DECEMBER 27-30 & JANUARY 3-9 Winter Skate Park. “505” Teen Center & Hobbit Skate Park. 9am – 4pm. Boys and Girls Ages 5-15. 9-day program $180 Call 561-272-7158 FRIDAY • DECEMBER 30 Friday Free Concert Series – Across the Universe (Beatles Tribute) – 7pm – 10:30pm – Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion. 561-243-7922 or oldschool.org Kwanzaa Celebration – 7pm – 9pm, St Matthew’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall. 404 SW 3rd St. Bring canned goods for St Matthew’s Food Pantry. For more information call the Spady Museum 561-279-8883.

SATURDAY • DECEMBER 31 First Night® 2012 New Year’s Eve Celebration – 4pm – mid- night. Bring the entire family to enjoy visual and performing arts in non-alcoholic venues at various locations downtown, 561-279-1380 x17 or www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com Happy New Year with (our very own) Patsy Cline! Delray Beach Playhouse. 950 NW 9th St. 2pm show $40, 8pm show $60. Includes reception beforehand. 561-272-1281 ext. 4. www.delraybeachplayhouse.com