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Inaugural Pineapple Grove Art & Music Fest this month

The augural Pineapple Grove Art & Music Fest will help kick off the International Beatles on the Beach Festival this month.

On April 25, head to the Pineapple Grove Arts District neighborhood from 6 to 9 p.m.

Pineapple Grove Art & Music Fest is a free, family friendly, closed-street event celebrating the art and culture of this historic neighborhood with a Beatles theme.

Enjoy merchant open house events, pop-up art tent exhibits, an interactive Abbey Road photo opportunity, food vendors featuring local restaurants, live music, meet The Beatles hairstylist, classic cars and VW vans and beetles on display, as well as prizes and giveaways.

“Presented by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority in conjunction with the Pineapple Grove Arts District neighborhood board and merchants, ‘Pineapple Grove Forever,’ kicks off the International Beatles on the Beach Festival being held from April 25-28 throughout Downtown Delray Beach,” said DDA Executive Director Laura Simon. “We invite you to join us for this fun celebration of art, music and the Pineapple Grove Arts District neighborhood.”

For information please visit www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/PGFest

Delray Beach Youth Tennis Foundation awarded two grants

The USTA Foundation (USTAF), the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), awarded the Delray Beach Youth Tennis Foundation a Program Grant and Capacity Building Grant totaling $37,500.

The Foundation concluded its 2018 grant funding cycle by awarding more than $1.2 million in grants to 43 organizations that provide tennis and education to under-resourced youth, as well as a need for program infrastructure support. In all, the USTA Foundation awarded more than $6.6 million in support of its key programs and initiatives under its structure in 2018.

Delray Beach Youth Tennis Foundation was founded as a nonprofit in 2015 by folks who wanted to improve the lives of underserved students living in Delray Beach. The program focuses on the instilling the values of leadership, academic excellence and healthy habits – all through the game of tennis.