Top 10 things you need to know this June in Delray Beach

  1. Robert Gibbs, a leading Urban Retail Consultant, named Atlantic Avenue one of the top 10 great American Shopping Streets in a story for USA Today.
  2.  Temple Sinai Brotherhood is sponsoring the popular and inspirational Israeli Scout Show. The event will be held at Temple Sinai on Sunday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m. The family oriented show costs $5  per person with proceeds going to support the Israeli Scout program.
  3.  The Delray Beach Public Library has a new exhibit,“Fine Art Paintings by Joyce Milbauer & Thomas Salerno.” It will be on display on the second floor gallery until Friday, June 23.
  4.  Find out if your favorite restaurant is participating in the second annual Dine out Downtown  Delray Restaurant Week this month. Participating restaurants will be announced June 15. Restaurant week is Aug. 1-7 where there are tons of deals for lunch and dinner.
  5.  The city of Delray Beach has passed an ordinance that bans gay conversion therapy for minors. The rule prevents licensed professionals from trying to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
  6.  Gardening is now allowed in some areas of the city where you may not expect to see greenery grow. The city has changed its rules on urban gardens, which now allows gardening in commercial, light industrial and some mixed-use residential areas.
  7.  The Sandbar made Florida Travel + Life’s Best Florida Beach Bars list. The list featured 24 locations throughout the state.
  8.  Head to Old School Square on June 2 for a Free Friday Night Concert featuring Motowners. The concerns starts at 7:30 p.m. and is weather permitting. Food trucks and cash bar are available. Not pets or outside food or beverages are permitted. The final concert of the series is on June 9 at 7:30 p.m. The performer is Featuring Flavor.
  9.  The Delray Beach Playhouse presents “Our Hearts Belong to Mary!” June 5-7 at 2 and 8 p.m. For more information, 561-272-1281 Ext. 4,
  10.  The Downtown Development Authority will extend the Downton Security Ambassador Pilot Program through June 3.