July Calendar


Sugar Sand Park

A Lifetime of Discovery Open House Day

July 21

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

This July, explore the “undiscovered” roles of local parks and recreation opportunities in Boca Raton during Parks and Recreation Month with the A Lifetime of Discovery Open House Day.  The event will feature a variety of free fun activities, presented by the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department, open to the community.

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and discover the great things happening at your City of Boca Raton Recreation Services locations. The City is celebrating Parks and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), by inviting you to explore all it has to offer. During A Lifetime of Discovery Open House Day, patrons can learn all the ways the City of Boca Raton is working to enhance quality of life, with information on programming for all ages throughout the year-summer programs; innovative health and wellness opportunities; maintenance; and more, provided by:

Community Centers of Boca Raton-Demonstrations & Program Information

Boca Raton Athletics-Drop-in classes

Boca Raton Public Library-Digital Services

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center-Live Animals

Boca Raton Park Rangers-Park Safety

Children’s Science Explorium-Science Garden

Boca Raton Golf-Golf Game

Boca Raton Tennis-Tennis Classes

Boca Raton Aquatics-Water Safety

Park Maintenance-Playground Safety

The Willow Theatre-Theatre Information

Ocean Rescue-Information

Camp Boca-Arts & Crafts

Spady Museum

Black Movie Experience (BMX) – “Finding Fela”

July 7

1-4 p.m.

$10 per person suggested donation; free for Members

Location: At the Williams Cottage, Spady Museum

Make your movie-going more cultural at BMX, Black Movie Experience. Every first Saturday from 1-4 p.m. enjoy culturally curated films in the Williams Cottage. Free movies and free snacks for Museum Members. Limited seating; RSVPs are required. Featured movies list is subject to change. Check out what’s showing next at www.spadymuseum.com or follow us on Facebook. We will save you a seat!

Ride and Remember Bus Tour

July 14

10-12 p.m.

$25 per person

Location: At the Spady Museum

When you board the “Ride & Remember” Bus Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Illustrated with colorful stories of the personalities and happenings that influenced the growth of the city, the tour does more than relay facts – it draws the riders back in time. Climb aboard The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum’s popular, monthly “Ride & Remember” Bus Tour and enjoy the interactive, personalized stories of Delray Beach’s interesting origins and development.

Exhibit: My Reel & Share My Reel

Through July 21

View the world through the lens of local photographers, who specialize in various genres from modeling to nature, and enjoy selected photographs from The Museum’s extensive archives. “My Reel” includes “Share My Reel,” a new collaboration for The Spady Museum, which invited artists from South Florida to submit their work for competitive evaluation before a juried committee. The juried committee includes well-known local professional photographers, Michiko Kurisu, Marie Vickles and David I. Muir, who evaluated more than 180 submissions. Curated by Khaulah Naima Nuruddin, “My Reel” is an original show with a decidedly South Florida perspective.

Sandoway Discovery Center

Shark Months

Now- Aug. 31

Take a bite out of summer at the Sandoway Discovery Center’s Shark Months! Come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to nd a shark tooth. Take a photo in a giant Megalodon Jaw!

Shark Feedings are Tues-Sat at 10:30am and Sundays at 1:30pm.

Admission is $5 per person ages 3 and up. Call 561-274-SAND (7263) for more information.

Old School Square

Art Walk: 6X6 Exhibit

July 6

Cornell Art Museum

Friday, 6-9pm, Free Admission

The Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square in Delray Beach, FL is proud to feature the annual 6X6 Exhibit in the #SpotlightGallery for the July First Friday Art Walk, an open house for the art galleries in downtown Delray Beach! The 6X6 Exhibit & Sale features hundreds of donated artworks – in a variety of media, from all ages, from all over the country – which will go on sale on July 26th for $30 each! All proceeds will benefit the Cornell Art Museum.

Join us for light bites and refreshments as well as view our current exhibition, Flora.

Palm Beach Chamber Music

July 8th, 15th & 22nd, 29th

Crest Theatre

Sunday, 2-4pm, $25

The Crest Theatre is pleased to host the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival every Sunday during the month of July. Some of South Florida’s best classical musicians will be playing the works of Schubert, Vivaldi, Dvorak, Piazzolla, Menotti and many more!

6X6 Sale

July 26

Cornell Art Museum

Thursday, 6-8pm, $5

The Cornell Art Museum is pleased to announce its 5th Annual 6×6 Art Sale featuring hundreds of donated 6×6-inch works in a variety of media, from all ages, from all around the country! Come and preview these extraordinary works and take home an original! Donated works will be on sale for $30 with proceeds benefiting the Cornell Art Museum.

Enough is Enough

July 28

Crest Theatre

Saturday, 2-4pm & 6-8pm, $25 / $35

The Crest Theatre welcomes Prep & Sports and Acts of Life Production with Enough is Enough, an inspirational stage play, written and directed by Christine LeShay Ferguson. Mama is beyond tired with her thirty-seven-year-old son living in her house and sleeping on her couch. Her patience has grown thin and tension mounts between them due to her son’s constant excuses. Will an unexpected knock at the door be an answered prayer or a recipe for destruction? The true power of love for family versus money will be put to the test in this stellar production. Will this family discover that “Enough Is Enough?”

Delray Beach Public Library

GPS Apps: Waze, Maps and Google Maps

July 11: 2pm-3:30 p.m.

Do you have a smartphone? Want to learn how to get turn by turn directions while you are driving? Learn about different apps that give turn-by-turn directions.

Amazon and Shopping

July 18: 2pm-3:30 p.m.

Always get what you want and get the best deals. Learn about some great apps for groceries, shopping, restaurants, coupons, and more!

Online and Mobile Banking

July 25: 2pm-3:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of mobile and online banking, transfer funds and pay bills online, using your mobile devices.  Learn about the Cash and PayPal apps to send and receive money to and from friends and family and even pay with your mobile device at the register. We will share some tips for banking online safely and comparing banks at bankrate.com

Call 561-266-0196 or email delraybeachpubliclibrary@gmail.com to register.

Arts Garage

Kelly Green Trio

July 1

7-9 p.m.

Premium Table Seating $40 | Reserved Table Seating $30 | General Admission $25

Acclaimed jazz pianist vocalist Kelly Green will present her trio, featuring incredible musicians Alex Tremblay on upright bass and Evan Hyde on drums. The trio spent time cultivating a sound as a unit and have built all the arrangements together. When playing on stage, it feels like they are speaking a special language through their music. The passion oozes through the amps and they appeal to a diverse audience. There is room for the music to change and grow as the ensemble continues to build its repertoire and audience; each performance is unique, highly interactive, and improvised.

Feedback- Delray’s Spoken Word Open Mic Night

July 5

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $5

Calling all poets, writers, and lyricists! Join us for a night of linguistic word play: Feedback is Arts Garage’s new poetry night; your opportunity to step up to the mic and share your gift for words in front of a welcoming audience. Established and new poets, rappers, and writers of all genres are welcome.  Each participant will have 5 minutes to share his or her original piece. Come listen to our local poets and spoken word artists share their work or come receive some FEEDBACK for your own piece!

Spotlight on Delray Exhibit

July 1-30

noon-6 p.m.


Spotlight on Delray provides city employees and their children with a rare opportunity to exhibit their original works publicly and  compete for city-wide recognition, complimentary tickets to Arts Garage events, merchandise and continuing art education scholarships. The exhibit is sponsored by the Arts Garage to celebrate the city of Delray Beach’s commitment to the Arts.

Garage Queens

July 6

8-10 p.m.

Garage Queens

Premium Table Seating $25| Reserved Table Seating $20| General Admission $15

Arts Garage presents: Garage Queen, showcasing the art of Drag! The first Fridays of June through September, Arts Garage will hosts a pageant-style elimination contest for twelve beautiful Queens. Every month, the audience and judges will send three Queen’s packing until there is only one–the first crowned GARAGE QUEEN!

Marlow Rosado

July 7

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved Table Seating $40 | Premium Table Seating $45

Two-time Grammy Winner Marlow Rosado has been one of Arts Garage’s most exciting and high energy tropical acts for the past several years. He brings us his 9-piece orchestra with a brand new 2018 repertoire. Rosado is currently working on his 5th album, which will follow up his “HARLOW MARLOW” release of 2016. He is currently booked at the Australia Salsa Congress and will be returning to Israel for a 5 city tour this summer.


July 10

8-10 p.m.

Own The Spotlight! Emceed by Chunky
General Admission $10

Are you an inspiring artist, writer, or musician who is itching for a spot in the limelight? Well now is your chance to SHINE! Arts Garage presents SHINE, a monthly open mic showcase for local talent, hosted by our emcee Chunky. If you’ve been working on a song, a poem, a rap, or a riff that you want to show off, this is the place for you. Take the stage and jam with a live house band (drums, guitar, and bass) while your friends cheer you on.

Shaw Davis & The Black Ties

July 13

8-10 p.m.

Psychedelic Blues and Rock

Premium Table Seating $20 | Reserved Table Seating $15 | General Admission $10

Shaw Davis is quickly becoming an artist to watch in Contemporary Blues & Roots Rock.  Known for his raw, emotional and powerful style, this young guitarist has burst his way onto the scene.  Backed by long-time friend, drummer Bobby Van Stone and bassist Patrick Stevenson, Shaw Davis & The Black Ties feature their own brand of Psychedelic Blues and Roots Rock that continues to win over fans and crowds across the nation.

The William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz Project

July 14

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved Table Seating $40 | Premium Table Seating $45

Known as a cultural icon of Puerto Rico, Grammy-nominated artist and composer William-Cepeda revolutionized the field of Latin music in 1992 with his introduction of Afro-Rican Jazz, an innovative blend of progressive jazz, world music and traditional Puerto Rican roots. His ensemble has toured all over the world, performing in jazz festival such as Montreux, NorthSea and Tabarka, as well as, in performing arts venues and clubs.

Alon Nechushtan Group

July 20

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $20 | Reserved Table Seating $30 Premium Table Seating $35

Alon Nechushtan’s music adventures has brought him to various far corners of the globe such as the Yokohama ‘Rejoicing Sounds’ Festival in Japan with his contemporary orchestral compositions, The Manila Cultural Center of the Arts, with his Clarinet Concerto for the Philippines Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sao-Paolo Brazil Jewish Music Festival with his groove based Quintet Talat, Toronto and Montreal with his words beyond Jazz Trio and Tel Aviv New Music Biennale with his Compositions for Large Ensemble.