You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.


  • ePAPER

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks


Welcome to

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on

breaking news

Woman accused in Delray officer’s death used drugs before crash

3 TO SEE: Delray Affair; Pirates at Kravis; kids competition

Schedule your season — with our help

It’s almost the weekend – time for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to share with you the best of what our community has to offer. Each week, you get three ideas – one that’s free, one that’s affordable and one that’s a splurge. Your “3 to See” cultural curator is Rena Blades, president and CEO of the Cultural Council.


Artsy affair in Delray

If you’re a fan of arts and crafts — let’s admit it, who isn’t — then you’re bound to be excited for Southeast Florida’s biggest craft festival, the Delray Affair. Celebrating its 55th year in eclectic Delray Beach, the festival welcomes more than 600 artists from 30 states and 12 countries around the world. If that’s not enough, you have oodles of street food to munch and plenty of local music throughout the festivities. If you’re bringing the little ones with you, there’s also face painting, balloon art and even a dunk tank.

Delray Affair: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Delray Beach from the Intracoastal to Northwest Second Avenue. Info: 561-279-0907 or


Enthusiasm for engineering

For kids and parents that focus on the “E” in STEAM education, did you know that there are competitions that award budding young engineers? This weekend, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium and Florida Engineering Society co-host “Engineer It!,” a student competition that invites young scientists to submit their best creations for $5,000 in cash and prizes. The kids can submit to four categories: an egg drop, build-your-own gravity machine (roller coaster), paper airplane and a rocket challenge.

Engineer It: Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission for the museum (including the competition) is $16.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids 3-12 and $14.95 for seniors. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 561-832-1988 or


“Pirates of Penzance”

Nearly 140 years ago, the famous composer Arthur Sullivan and his partner/librettist, W.S. Gilbert, premiered their new opera, “The Pirates of Penzance,” in Manhattan. It was their first opera to have a premiere in the U.S., rather than their home in England, and it immediately was a success. The tongue-twisting hit, “I Am the Very Model of Modern Major-General,” still rings today, and the opera itself sets its sails for West Palm Beach thanks to Palm Beach Opera. The comedy, sung in English with supertitles, runs throughout the weekend at the Kravis Center.

“The Pirates of Penzance:” Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $20. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-833-7888 or

Reader Comments ...

Next Up in Community

John Kasich shows off pop culture savvy on ‘The View’
John Kasich shows off pop culture savvy on ‘The View’

John Kasich famously referred to himself as the “only adult on the stage” during a presidential debate last year, but the Republican governor of Ohio also knows how to connect with teens, thanks to his pop culture knowledge. >> Read more trending news On Thursday, Kasich appeared on “The View” and gave his opinions about...
Bank forecloses on ‘Extreme Makeover’ homeowner in Michigan
Bank forecloses on ‘Extreme Makeover’ homeowner in Michigan

Nearly nine years ago, Arlene Nickless had her home rebuilt on national television. By Monday, she must turn in her keys and leave. >> Read more trending news Designers with ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” — helped by hundreds of volunteers — built her family's home in 2008 after the death of Tim Nickless...
Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Ariana Grande has broken her silence and has announced that she will put on a benefit concert for those affected by last week’s terror attack during her Manchester concert. >> Read more trending news Time, date and location information was not released in Friday afternoon’s tweet. The concert will be in honor of those killed and injured...
Hey, it’s all protein. You unwittingly eat insects all the time
Hey, it’s all protein. You unwittingly eat insects all the time

A friend once told me when he lived in the Middle East as a child, he would find cockroaches in his Cheerios and Frosted Flakes all the time.
7 hot stops for a daycation in Palm Beach
7 hot stops for a daycation in Palm Beach

Need a daycation? Skip the flight and the long drive. You live in Palm Beach County, my friend. That means you live a quick drive away from Palm Beach Island.... Where the palm trees make anyone with a smartphone an amateur photographer. Where the abundance of Teslas and Rolls Royces and Maseratis make the streets feel like a 24/7 car show. Where...
More Stories