March/ April Calendar Events

THURSDAY • MARCH 1 Play Reading Festival– Exit, Pursued by a Bear by Lauren Gunderson a Southern revenge comedy – Arts Garage – 180 NE 1st St. -7:30pm 561-450-6357 Tickets: $20 reserved in advance, $15 general admission in advance; $20 general admission at the door THRU MARCH 4 2012 International Tennis Championship – Only ATP tournament in the world with ATP Champions Tour and ATP World Tour events in same week. 561-330-6000 or THURSDAYS • MARCH 1, 15, 29 Connecting Community and Culture – Lecture Series on historic preservation –The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum 170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach -5:30pm. 561-279-8883 THURSDAY-FRIDAY • MARCH 1-2 Trunk Show – Ros Hommerson and Walking Cradles shoes for women and Van Eli shoes for women- 10am – 4pm – or 561-276-6570, 335 E. Atlantic Ave FRIDAY • MARCH 2 Play Reading Festival – Oblivion by William Mastrosimone a story of love and the love of addiction– Arts Garage -180 NE 1st St. – 7:30pm call 561-450-6357 Tickets: $20 reserved in advance, $15 general admission in advance; $20 general admission at the door. FRIDAY-SATURDAY • MARCH 2-3 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church annual jumble sale to benefit mission and outreach programs. Shop the 5 rooms of bargains and treasures. Art, furniture, electronics, boutique ready to wear clothing, shoes, jewelry, bedding linen, homewares, sporting goods, books and more. All proceeds go to Mission Outreach programs at the church. Fri. 7am – 3pm • Sat. 8am – Noon 188 South Swinton Avenue. For more information, contact Rev. Kathleen Gannon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 561-276-4541 or FRIDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 2-4 Debby Boone – Reflections of Rosemary Clooney – The Crest Theatre. Considered one of the greatest Big Band vocalists of a generation, Rosemary Clooney left her musical arrangements and legacy to her daughter-in-law, Debby Boone. The daughter of leg- endary 50’s icon Pat Boone, Debby has taken the music to new heights, mastering the timing, intonation and from-the-heart intimacy her mother-in-law perfected. 51 N. Swinton. 561-243-7922 SATURDAY • MARCH 3 Play Reading Festival – Better by Jessica Goldberg story of an Americanfamily’sloveandloss-2pm •MarshaNorman’s play of human trafficking and violence toward women – Arts Garage – 80 NE 1st St. – 7:00pm call 561-450-6357 for tickets. Tickets: $20 reserved in advance, $15 general admission in advance; $20 general admission at the door. An Evening with Palm Beach Opera – Arts Garage- 180 NE 1st St. – 5pm call 561-450-6357 for tickets March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7 Time: 12:30 Holistic Nutrition – Elixer of Life: The Path to Longevity Learn about: Key ingredients to create longevity and optimal health, Improve heart health and circulation, Body types, Weight regulation and loss, Improve cognitive ability, Improve energy, Enhance metabolic activity, Restful and restorative sleep, Clearer skin, Digestive health – control cravings Pre-registration by March 2: pay only $185 (6 class series) Late Register: $222 (6 class series) Individual class: $40 DU20 Holistic Oasis, 103 NE 2nd Avenue 561-455-2147 SUNDAY • MARCH 4 Play Reading Festival – Bruce Graham’s The Outgoing Tide the extraordinary story of one family and a man that decides to take control of this life – 2:00pm • Play Reading Festival – Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue – house renovation as the backdrop for this dark comedy – Arts Garage – 180 NE 1st St. 7:00pm 561-450-6357

Tickets: $20 reserved in advance, $15 general admission in advance; $20 general admission at the door Delray String Quartet: The Colony Hotel and Cabana Club Concert#4: Barber’s Adagio, Tangos and Grieg 4pm $35 at door TUESDAY • MARCH 6 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Learn the Alexander Technique: Join Matt Pressman as he introduces you to Hollywood’s insider tech- nique for complete body transformation. Perfect your posture, change movement patterns, body mechanics, and rethink how you carry yourself. Proven to decrease pain and stiffness, its anti-aging benefits include improved alignment, range of motion, and increased body awareness. Look taller, thinner, and younger. Inhabit your body in a whole new way. Fee: $75 BONUS: receive a free one-on-one Posture Analysis + complimentary refreshments after class. DU20 Holistic Oasis, 103 NE 2nd Avenue 561-455-2147 WEDNESDAY • MARCH 7 Delray’s Got Talent Encore –A night of musical performances and fundraiser presented by the Beach Property Owners’ Association – 7:00pm – Old School Square Gymnasium. 561-276-2632 or Coffee with the CRA Chairman—9am-10:30am—Meet Howard Lewis at the Coffee District. 325 NE 2nd Ave. THURSDAY • MARCH 8 Boca Raton Museum of Art: The Artist Guild “Art & Literature” #5 in the Poetry Reading series 7:00pm-9:00pm Artist Guild Gallery, 512 E Atlantic Ave. Complimentary Wine Tasting – Wine tasting and pairing with a local restaurant – Old Vines Wine & Spirits, 900 E. Atlantic Avenue – 5:30pm – 7:30pm. 561-276-2076. THURSDAY-FRIDAY • MARCH 8-9 Trunk Show– Sofft shoes for women and Orthaheel for men and women, shoes built for comfort and support. 10am – 4pm – or 561-276-6570, 335 E. Atlantic Ave WEDNESDAY • MARCH 9 Jazz Project – Rose Max – Arts Garage- 180 NE 1st St. – 7:30pm 561-450-6357 FRIDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 9-11 – SAVE THE DATE! Delray Beach Twilight Festival- Professional CRIT Series racing in the streets of Downtown Delray Beach. Old School Square Park. Mark your calendar for one of the most exciting events to hit the streets of Downtown Delray Beach. Companies related to health, wellness and fitness will be represented. Bring the whole family and come with a smile. Fri – 10am – 11pm and Sat. 7:00am – 10pm Race takes place Sat from 4pm – 10pm. Visit for details. 561-889-4916 SATURDAY • MARCH 10 Spring Wing-Ding Craft Show: The Southern Handcraft Society, Pineapple Grove Chapter outdoors at the Senior Center at Atlantic Plaza on Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal. 9am to 4pm. A great opportunity to buy one-of-a-kind items and meet the crafters and artists. The 70-member Society has been around for over 20 years and meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Senior Center. Contact Madeline at Ride and Remember – Trolley Tour of the city’s five historic districts. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum – 170 NW 5th Ave – 10am – 12pm. $15 per person. 561-279-8883 or Bargains and Books– Featuring over 50 vendors, food and music, in order to raise money for the Delray Beach Public Library. Delray Beach Library Parking Lot – 8:00am – 1:00pm 954-588-7045

SATURDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 10-11 Artists in the Park – Delray Art League Fine Art Exhibition and sales – 10:00am – 4:30pm – Old School Square (Atlantic Avenue and Swinton) SUNDAY • MARCH 11 International Women’s Month – Mei Mei Luo – Arts Garage- 180 NE 1st St. – 7:00pm 561-450-6357 Delray Beach Public Library Sunday Musical Matinee Series – Phill Fest & Terezinha Valois- Enjoy an afternoon of exciting music and the culture of Brazil -Tickets are $15.00 per person 2:00pm South Florida Symphony Orchestra (Guest production) – 2 p.m. Program includes Shostakovich: Festive Overture; Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Jeffrey Chappell, piano; and Ellen Taafe Zwilich: Symphony No. 5, “Concerto for Orchestra”. For more information, visit TUESDAY • MARCH 13 13 Book Signing– Randy Wayne White will speak and sign his new book Chasing Midnight- 7:00pm – Murder on the Beach Bookstore 273 NE 2nd Avenue, 561-279-7790 WEDNESDAY • MARCH 14 Lecture with artist Diana Nicosia. “An American Painter in Vatican City”. 6pm – Old School Square, Ocean Breeze Room THURSDAY • MARCH 15 Delray Beach Home Tour – Enjoy a day of tours through some of Delray Beach’s most beautiful homes with a catered luncheon at the Seagate Beach Club. 10:00am – 4:00pm 561-266-0003 or Book Signing– Andrew Gross will speak and sign Eyes Wide Open- 7:00pm – Murder on the Beach Bookstore 273 NE 2nd Avenue, 561-279-7790 Crest Theatre, Old School Square Lecture: 2pm Bob Eubanks started his career as a disc jockey in California. He produced the Beatles southern California concerts for the three years they toured the United States and the Rolling Stones concerts for the first two years of their American tour. In July of 1966, he began hosting the Newlywed Game. He will share never before told stories and funny anecdotes about some of Hollywood and the music industry’s elite. He will motivate you with his six rules for success and, of course, you’ll get hilarious moments from the Newlywed Game. FRIDAY • MARCH 16 Burlini Studio Film. “From The Artist’s Perspective”. 4pm – Old School Square, Crest Theatre Opening Night – Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie a musical play that celebrates the American Spirit – Through April 8 at Arts Garage- 180 NE 1st St. – 7:30pm or call 561-450-6357 for tickets Premier Pan American Art Auction Reception – Opening night – mix & mingle with collectors and artists outdoors at the pool- side tiki bar with live music, cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar. 82 Gleason St. 6:00pm – 8:30pm or 561-278-1700 SATURDAY • MARCH 17 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party – Old School Square parking lot (south of garage), food/drinks and live Irish music, free admission, 10 am – 8 pm, 561-279-0907 – Parade 2pm – 3:30pm Atlantic Avenue from Gleason St. to Swinton. Kevro’s St. Patty Parade After-Party– The Fabulous Fleetwoods Band! Followed by Box of Rocks Band! & Big Smoker Cook- Out! – Kevro’s Art Bar, SW 2nd Avenue – 561-278-9675 

Tim Finnegans Irish Pub and Restaurant. 1725 S. Federal Hwy Four Day St Patrick’s Day Celebration: March 15th – Direct From Ireland Gerry Carney Irish 7:30 PM March 16th – Direct from Ireland Irish Celtic Rock Whiskey Dancer 7:30pm St Patrick’s Day: Sean Hanley 1pm – 3pm Traditional Irish Music Session 3pm – 6PM Gerry Carney 4PM – Arranmore Irish Step Dancers 5 PM Whisky Dancer 6PM – Pipers throughout the day March 18th – Tradition Irish Music Session and Ceili Dance 4PM International Women’s Month – Susana Behar/Federico Britos – Arts Garage -– 9:00pm 561-450-6357 SATURDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 17-18 Hatsume Fair – The 33rd Annual Hatsume Fair celebrates the first bud of spring with live entertainment, art, plant sales and Asian and American food vendors – Morikami Museum-11am – 6pm. $12/adults $6/children. 561-495-0233. SATURDAY, MARCH 17- SUNDAY, APRIL 8 Woody Sez. A series of performances. Arts Garage -180 NE 1st St. – Wednesday – Friday: 7:30pm- 9:30pm; Saturday: 6:00pm- 8:00pm; Sunday 3:00pm 561-450-6357 SUNDAY • MARCH 18 Premier Pan American Art Auction – The Society for the Advancement of Latin American Art charity auction of Cuban and South American art to benefit new artists. Arts Garage- 5:00pm reception/6:00pm auction. or 561-512-2467. Trash and Treasure Community Yard Sale 8 am-1 pm; Old School Square grounds, under tent. Shop for previously loved items and hand-crafted treasures. Vendors include local residents, crafters and non-profits. Have stuff to sell for yourself or your non-profit? Rent a 10×10 booth spaces for $25 Space assignments on a first come, first served basis. Entry fee must be paid, in person, by March 16th. Come to the Crest Theatre Administrative Offices, Mon.-Fri., 9:30am – 4:30 pm. MONDAY-TUESDAY • MARCH 19-20 Crest Theatre, Old School Square: Three Phantoms in Concert starring Ron Bohmer, Craig Schulman and Kevin Gray (Broadway Cabaret Series) Three stars of Phantom of the Opera on Broadway come together for two incredible nights. Ron Bohmer also starred on Broadway in The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Little Night Music and Ragtime. Kevin Gray starred in the revival of The King and I and performed in Miss Saigon, Titanic and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Music of the Night. Craig Schulman starred in the 10th anniversary production of Les Miserables in London. It’s the “music of the night” times three! 51 N. Swinton. 561-243-7922 THURSDAY • MARCH 22 Complimentary Wine Tasting – Wine tasting and pairing with a local restaurant – Old Vines Wine & Spirits, 900 E. Atlantic Avenue – 5:30pm – 7:30pm. 561-276-2076 Delray String Quartet: The Colony Hotel and Cabana Club Concert#5: Piano Masterworks: The Trout Quintet Guest Artists: Tao Lin, piano and Janet Clippard, contrabass 4pm $35 at door FRIDAY • MARCH 23 Social Media MashUp—Join the CRA and RealTime Marketing at Crane’s BeachHouse 5:30pm—7:30pm to learn how to use social media. Free appetizer and 2 for 1 drinks. FRIDAY, MARCH 23 – SUNDAY, APRIL 8 I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road! – A Musical – When a popular female singer turns 40, she must chose between embracing her age, or maintaining an artificial youth. Delray Beach Playhouse, 950 NW 9th St., Delray Beach Tickets $30 – 561-272-1281

SATURDAY • MARCH 24 2012 South Florida Pet Expo – South Florida Expo Center 10:00am 6:00pm – Free Admission * Free Parking Bring Your Pet. Tons of Exhibitors, Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged. Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Mega-Adoption Event Discounted Vaccinations, Microchipping and Heartworm & Flea Preventatives, Free Nail Trims, Agility Demonstrations, Live Entertainment, Obedience Demonstrations, Author Readings/Book Signings, Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ. Jazz Project – Davis and Dow perform – Arts Garage- 180 NE 1st St. – 9pm -11:30pm 561-450-6357 Demonstrations of Sado– The way of tea, and tea ceremony, Morkiami Museum – 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm. 561-495- 0233 ext. 210 or Veterans Park Day Trip: Miami Marlins Spring Training, Roger Dean Stadium: Enjoy a pre-season baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Boston Red Sox at Roger Dean Stadium. Cost for Delray Beach Residents is $50 and $60 for Nonresidents, which include admission – seats are behind home plate, $10 food voucher and City bus ride. For more informa- tion contact Samantha Roland, Recreation Supervisor II, at (561) 243-7350 or by E-mail at SATURDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 24-25 Artists in the Park – Delray Art League Fine Art Exhibition and sales – 10:00am – 4:30pm – Veteran’s Park (Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal) 561-843-2311 Asian Trade, Food Fair and Cultural Show– A festival of Asian culture including cuisine and live performances. 12:00pm – 4:00pm – Old School Square 954-873-1411 or SUNDAY • MARCH 25 The Sounds of Promise Concert, benefiting Homeless Families. 4pm at First Presbyterian Church, 33 Gleason St. Tickets: $20 Children under 16 free. 561-265-3370, x103. The music directors for this interfaith concert of choir singing, instrumen- tals and more are Stephanie Nixdorf from Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Boca Raton, and Jim Poch from First Presbyterian Church, Delray Beach. Cantor Stephanie Shore from Congregation B’Nai Israel, Boca Raton will be the MC. Divas in Art – Enjoy a night of Divas – Art Garage -180 NE 1st St. – 7pm-9pm call 561-450-6357 for tickets THURSDAY • MARCH 29 Savor the Avenue – Sample the city’s premiere cuisine presented by Delray Beach Magazine, DDA and 18 local restaurants. 5–10pm -561-243-1077 FRIDAY • MARCH 30 CRA Block Party—5pm-9pm –SW 5th Avenue Plaza. Meet the CRA. Live entertainment, Gospel choir competition.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY • MARCH 30-APRIL 1 Rhythmic Circus – Feet Don’t Fail Me Now – The Crest Theatre. (Main Stage Series) This amazing dance troupe infuses hard- hitting tap, high spirited humor and phenomenal percussion dance to transform their tap shoes into instruments of rhythm. It’s an unforgettable show guaranteed to leave audiences of all ages amazed at its unique “you have to see it to believe it” 51 N. Swinton. 561-243-7922 SATURDAY • MARCH 31 All People’s Day Diversity Festival: 9:30am to 5:00pm Starting at 11am see dazzling performances of dance, music, social theater, and poetry spanning the globe will commence on the stage in 15 minute intervals. Over 40 interactive, mer- chandise and food booths will feature a diverse mix to see and do for the whole family. To sign-up for free 9:30 to 11:00 am kid’s craft workshop call 561 495-9818. S D Spady School 901 NW 3rd Street & NW 10th Ave. FREE! Women in Jazz – Celebrate the women in jazz – Arts Garage – 180 NE 1st St. – 9pm call 561-450-6357 MARCH EXHIBITS Artists in the Park – Mar 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Fine art exhibition and sales. Sponsored by Delray Beach Art League. Veterans Park, Atlantic Ave & Intracoastal. 10am – 4:30 pm, 561-443-7797 Diana Nicosia: The World of Color: Italy, Brazil, France and Kuwait. Original oil paintings by internationally acclaimed Gulf Stream artist. Cornell Museum, Old School Square. Tues-Sat, 10:30am-4:30pm; Sun, 1-4:30pm.Through April 15th. 561- 243-7922; Burlini: Pop Pluralist – Pop surrealist works by nationally recognized visionary artist, Christopher j. Burlini. Cornell Museum, Old School Square, Through April 15. 561-243-7922; Old Techniques, New Interpretations: Japanese Prints from the 1950s to 21st Century. – From the collection of Paul & Christine Meehan. Through May 6th. Morikami Museum, 4000 Morikami Park Road. 561-495-02 MONDAY-TUESDAY • APRIL 2-3 The Crest Theatre – Old School Square: Jarrod Spector (Broadway Cabaret Series) After more than 1000 performances on Broadway, he is still going strong as Frankie Valli in the Tony, Olivier and Grammy award winning production of Jersey Boys. As a child, he was a finalist on Star Search and later made is Broadway debut as the young Gavroche in Les Miserables. 51 N. Swinton. 561-243-7922 WEDNESDAY • APRIL 4 Mercedes-Benz of Delray Presents Milagro Center’s 2012 Miracle Masquerade: 6pm – 9pm Art Exhibit, STARS Performance, Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Milagro Center Recognition Awards, 2012 Mercedes-Benz Raffle 561.279.2970 Please Send Your Calendar Listings To: