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Boca Library

Love Libraries Day

Sept. 21

6 p.m.

FAU Stadium

Boca Raton Public Library is celebrating Love Libraries Day with the Florida Atlantic University Owls football team during their Sept. 21 game against Wagner. This special day takes place during Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Boca Raton Public Library cardholders will receive a special ticket rate of only $5 for the Sept. 21 game. For more information and to get tickets, visit bit.ly/FAU_LLDay and use promo code LIBRARY or call 1-866-FAU-OWLS (advanced purchases only).

Read with an FAU football player

Sept. 16

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Downtown Library

After the stories, players will hang out for pictures and autographs, and to hand out FAU swag! No enrollment is required for this special drop-in story time.

“Autumn in New England” by Kerry Koen photo exhibit

Sept. 3-Oct. 25

Downtown Library

The Boca Raton Public Library presents a new photography exhibit, “Autumn in New England,” by Kerry B. Koen. Visitors to the Art in Public Places area of the Downtown Library will be able to view a variety of eye-catching photographs showcasing both rural and urban settings taken during the beautiful fall season in New England.

Koen moved to Boca Raton in 1956 and attended public schools in Boca Raton and Delray Beach. Upon graduation from Seacrest High School, he attended Southern Illinois University to pursue professional studies in photojournalism. He became involved with local and state newspapers while attending the university and developed an interest in municipal and state government, which led to a thirty-eight-year career as a professional firefighter and fire officer, including a term as Fire Chief in Boca Raton. Throughout his career, he maintained a keen interest in photography and continues to pursue his passion for the art.

Women’s National Book Association

So many books, so little time

Sept. 11

6:30 p.m.

Delray Beach Library

Ann Bocock, host of the PBS show “Between the Covers,” tells how she chooses books and interviews authors for her weekly show.

Photo courtesy of Andrea Baron.

Lynn University Conservatory of Music

Lynn Wind Ensemble

Sept. 7

The Lynn Wind Ensemble will welcome alumni into the Wold for a celebration of 20 years of learning, listening and the love of music. Generations unite for this one-night showcase of Lynn’s outstanding woodwind, brass and percussion heritage.

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Conductor and music director: Kenneth Amis

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $10 General Admission

Lynn Philharmonia No. 1

Sept. 21–22

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa and violin

Conductor: Jon Robertson

Berlioz: Reverie at Caprice, for violin and orchestra

Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1

Hugo Valverde Villalobos, French horn

Prokoviev: Symphony No. 5

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine

3rd Annual Alumni Concert

Sept. 26

In celebration of the conservatory’s 20th anniversary, Lynn invited 20 accomplished alumni to present an all-star concert featuring everything from solo piano to large chamber ensemble. An open reception will follow the concert.

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $15

Arts Garage

Poetry Open Mic Night

Sept. 5

8-11 p.m.

$5 for patrons, free for performers

Calling all poets, writers, and lyricists! Join us for a night of linguistic word play. This is your opportunity to step up to the mic and share your gift for words in front of a welcome audience. Hosted by Kyle Holder of Smooth Bounce Entertainment. 1st Thursday of every month. Established and new poets, rappers, and writers of all genres are welcome.

Tom McCormick

Sept. 6

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Friday, September 6, 2019, 8pm–10pm

Saxophonist and flutist, Tom McCormick, has been a fixture on the South Florida jazz scene for over twenty-five years. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Tom studied at the acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami and soon after began teaching at the University. He is currently the saxophone professor at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus.

The Caribbean Chillers

Sept. 7

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

If you don’t get a chance to see Buffett live this year, the Caribbean Chillers will more than satisfy your urge to slip away to that magical, musical place he calls Margaritaville. The Chillers have captured the “sights and sounds” of a real Buffett Concert, even to the point of their lead singer being mistaken for Jimmy at many of their shows.

Bluesman Ray Cashman

Sept. 13

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Ray Cashman is a blues singer, songwriter and guitarist, who performs mainly solo or with an electric band. Armed with a National guitar, stomp box and a Fender amp he performs a blues gumbo repertoire that can conjure up the ghosts of the Mississippi delta.

Cortadito

Sept. 14

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Cortadito’s focus is on performing the traditional Cuban music of the early 20th century. From Son Montuno, Guaracha, Boleros, Nengon, and Bolero Son, this dynamic ensemble brings the listener back to a time when Trio Matamoros, or Ignacio Piniero ruled the Cuban music world.

3rd Thursday: Art Meets Music

Sept. 19

7-11 p.m.

Free event

The 3rd Thursday of every month Arts Garage hosts a FREE art walk & concert featuring local artists and bands. This month we are featuring live music by Soul Recital and Forge the Rubicon.

Magela Herrera’s Quintet

Sept. 20

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

Cuban born vocalist, composer, recording artist, band leader, and flute virtuoso, Magela Herrera, has established herself as a solo artist with fresh, bold, and exciting new concepts to add to the jazz idiom. On her long-awaited 2019 debut album Explicaciones, by Brontosaurus records, Herrera not only makes it look effortless, but also creates loads of sensual, vibrant, rhythmically diverse fun.

Garage Queens and Kings

Sept. 21

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $25 | Reserved $30 | Premium $35

The third Saturday of the months June through September, Arts Garage hosts a pageant style elimination contest for twelve Drag Queens and Kings. Every month, the audience and judges will send three contestants packing until there is only one GARAGE QUEEN OR KING!

Arts Garage Jam Session

Sept. 24

8-10 p.m.

$5 for patrons, free for performers

Our monthly JAM SESSION 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. No memorized notes or lyrics: just bring your instrument and let the music play.

Mod 27

Sept. 26

8-9:30 p.m.

General admission $15

Mod 27 is Palm Beach County’s longest running comedy improv company featuring an experienced cast performing Chicago-style improv and sketch comedy. Mod 27 takes suggestions from the audience and uses them to perform fully improvised games and scenes.

Here Comes the Sun: The Music of the Beatles

Sept. 27

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $40 | Reserved $45 | Premium $50

Celebrate The Beatles with a fresh, vibrant, and musically-authentic act that gets audiences “rising” to their feet. Six multi-instrumentalist/vocalists (Broadway, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) combine talents to recreate a decade of Beatles soundscapes. Foregoing costumes and wigs to focus on the music, this modern rock-and-roll experience satisfies the true Beatles fan!

Leston Harris Trio

Sept. 28

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $40 | Reserved $45 | Premium $50

Loston Harris’ piano playing has been described as “percussive” with “incredibly fluid.” His vocals are noted as “suave.” Loston has worked hard during his career but knows he has been blessed with the opportunities to play the music closest to his heart, jazz.

League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County

Hot topic luncheon: The State of Palm Beach County Schools

Sept. 18

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Atlantis Country Club, 190 South Atlantis Blvd.

With Dr. Donald Fennoy, Superintendent, The School District of Palm Beach County

The cost to attend is $25 before Sept. 11, and $35 afterwards.

RSVPs are requested either online at www.lwvpbc.org or by calling Esther Friedman at 561-968-4123.

Cool Topic Discussion: Spotlight on the School District of Palm Beach County

Sept. 7

9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The STEM Education Center, 4802 Dreher Trail North in West Palm Beach

With Dr. Jeraline M. Johnson Director, Department of Choice and Career Options of he School District of Palm Beach County

There is no charge to attend this Cool Topic Discussion that will be held atA large crowd is expected for this FREE event, so please RSVP in advance online at www.lwvpbc.org.

League of Women Voters Orientation Meeting

Sept. 21

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth Center for Bachelors Programs Building – Room CBP-103

This is a great opportunity to learn about immigration, the environment, the census, health care, voting rights, national popular vote, gun safety, affordable housing and other issues. Registration opens at 9 a.m.

RSVP to Darlene Kostrub at dkostrub@aol.com or 561-852-0496.