Top 10 Things You Need To Know This November In Delray Beach

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  1. Delray Reads Day will take place on Nov. 8. Sign up to read to a Delray Beach classroom. Breakfast begins 7:30 a.m. at the Delray Beach Public Library. Reading begins at 9 a.m. This year, the book is “Thunder Boy Jr.” Sign up to read to a class at DelrayReads.org.
  2.  Delray artist Sally Painter will be the featured artist at Las Laguna Gallrey, an art gallery in Laguna Beach, Cali. this month. An oil painting “Drama Queen” was selected as the featured artwork representing Botanik, a group art exhibition of botanical and floral art. Trees, flowers, plants, and herbs depicted in all media are featured in the national juried show, but the exhibit’s curators agreed “Drama Queen,” a 24 x 24” oil painting, is the most compelling.
  3.  Southeast Fourth Ave. is closed for construction on the East/West alley through mid-November. Construction will take place Sundays through Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Cars will not be permitted to park in the area during construction.
  4.  Child Rescue Coalition presents the Inaugural Coalition Cup Golf Tournament on Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at  Seagate Country Club. “Tee off” to support the coalition’s mission of Protecting Innocence Through Technology. Tickets: $200 for an individual player and $700 for a foursome. General admission is $75 and includes BBQ buffet lunch and two-hour open bar. For more information and to register, visit childrescuecoalition.org/events or call 561-208-9000.
  5.  Check out “Artful Expressions” a new exhibit by the Delray Art League at the Delray Beach Public Library. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 15 on the library’s second floor gallery. There will be a meet and greet on Nov. 3 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
  6.  Delray’s police department is taking on the fire department in the Delray Citizens for Derlay Police 6th annual Delray Beach Police Department Guns ’N’ Hoses Softball Challenge. Head to Miller Field Park, field No 3 on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. to cheer on both teams.
  7.  The first annual Delray Beach Pickleball Classic will take place from Nov. 17-19 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. There will be women’s doubles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles competitions. Sign up at pickleballtournaments.com
  8.  Temple Sinai Brotherhood is holding breakfast and a screening of “Bagels Over Berlin” at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 19 at Temple Sinai, 2475 West Atlantic Ave. The film is a documentary based on interviews of Jewish veterans of the Army Air Corps who flew over Europe during World War II and provides insight into these young men’s fears, losses and triumphs during the height of the war. An $8 donation is recommended as well as reservations. Call 561-276-6161 ext. 133.
  9.  Naoma Donnelley Haggin Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach will host its 15th annual Holiday Trunk Show on Tuesday, Nov. 28 through Thursday, Nov. 30 at The Seagate Hotel & Spa, 1000 East Atlantic Ave. The event kicks off with a preview cocktail reception on November 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets for the preview party are $85 per person and include cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a sneak peek at the vendors as well as the first opportunity to purchase original gift items before the show opens to the public. Preview party tickets can be purchased at www.bgcpbc.org or at the door. The Holiday Trunk Show will feature more than 30 specialty vendors offering a variety of gift items. Admission is free to the public November 29 – 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Megan Middeke at 561-683-3287 or visit the website at www.bgcpbc.org.
  10.  Delray will celebrate winning the All America City award on Nov. 3 at 6:45 p.m. at Old School Square Pavilion. The event will be followed by a Free Friday Night Concert featuring  N2 Nation, a Motown tribute.