DigameXtra No.920, Friday, April 20th 2018

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What’s On

El Varadero – Boatyard Bar, Nerja: Sunday 22 April, The Flying Dolphins are back performing for you. €5 entrance including first drink. Please book your tables to avoid disppointment. Contact me on facebook or tel: 722364492. We look forward to another great Sunday here at El Varadero – Boatyard Bar Nerja with you all. Free parking and food available. https://www.facebook.com/elvaraderoboatyardbarnerja/

El Pino, Torrox Park: MG Rox performs Saturday 28 April, Restaurante El Pino are doing a Paella and a glass of sangria from about 2pm. Suggest you book a table either in person or by calling 687411092..It’s gonna be a great afternoon!

A Night On the Town at Casa Grande, Rio Chillar: Direct from the UK ‘For One Night Only’, The Rod Stewart Tribute Show! All the hits, all the moves of the legend that is Rod Stewart, from You Wear it Well and Maggie May to Downtown Train and Young Turks! At ”Casa Grande” on the bank of the Rio Chillar Car Park on Friday 4th May from 7.30pm. Tickets just 10 euros plus Dinner available at 8 euros from 7pm and available from El Camino, Monroes Hair Studio, Ruskins Restaurant, Potters Bar, Nerja Property Services, Fitzgeralds Bar, OLAS and the Club International Nerja. There is only one Rod Stewart but this tribute comes very close! Leslie. Enquiries on 691 934 626.

Saturday Eco Mercado Florymar in Benajarafe: Please come visit our lovely organic and artisanal market at the Florymar Gardencentre in Benajarafe. Organic veg and fruit, great food, tea and coffee, beautiful handicrafts and ofcourse pretty flowers and plants from the garden centre! Every Saturday from 10am – 2pm. Gardencentre Florymar, Benajarafe, Coastal road N-340, km260.
Contact: +34 675 64 04 69 ecomercadoflorymar@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/florymarecomercado

Tuesday Latin Dance Class in Velez Malaga: Do you like to move to Latin music and learn a few steps while exercising and sharing a fun couple of hours with same-minded people?? Join us on Tuesday evening at 8:30pm in Velez when Paco will lead us in some of his fun moves. Bring your bottle of water. These lessons are for individuals or couples who want to better understand 1) the basics of the body moving to music, 2) how to establish your center of gravity, 3) how to transfer your weight gracefully and 4) how to express in movements what the music conveys. Cost: 20€/single and 35€/couple per month… Small group; for more details and/or registration contact norma2kk @ aol.com (no spaces).

Chapel Bar, Nerja: Invites you to Celebrate St George’s Day with a fun afternoon on Sunday 22nd proceeds going to Royal British legion Poppy Appeal. Tombola Stall games and food and drink, come along support Royal British Legion and New Hosts of the Chapel Bar Sharon and Fred. Dorothy Allen Poppy Appeal Organizer 95106667

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar: Tuesday April 10th& 24th – Photography Group. From “Good Shot” to “Great Shot”, why not come and learn the art of photography with Bob Bell Photography. A fun and informal group to help you to get more from your camera/photos. Open to all, from beginners to the more experienced photographer, regardless of the type of camera and use. This season we will be looking at the various styles of photography and computer software with monthly themes and photo challenges. Don´t forget to bring your camera. Time 16.00.
Wednesday April 25th – Mobile phone workshop. Please come and join us at the Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Centre to help you get the most out of your mobile phone. Tickets available at the Centre price 2 Euros, which includes one drink and there are tapas available in the interval made by Gloria and Pili for 1 Euro each. Fundraising event. Time 11.00 to 14.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

Certified First Aid Course: for work or if you live in remote locations. Certified Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work Course (EFAW) in Nerja on the 26th April at the Bar La Raqueta in conjunction with Stockwood Consulting. It is a one day course and the cost will be €95 and includes a certificate that is valid for 3 years. All apparatus and consumables are provided. Ideal if you live in a remote location or need a first aid qualification for work. Most work locations such as bars, gyms, care worker companies, sport clubs, shops etc it is now mandatory in Spain and audits are taking place in Andalusia. Time: 10am to 5pm. It covers life saving skills including CPR, choking and bleeding and use of an AED (defibrillator) – practical, hands on skills training. This is a one day first aid course aimed at lower risk environments and enabling first aiders to provide assistance to those who are ill or injured at work. It is also ideal if you want to know what to do in an emergency – especially if you live in an isolated area. This course could help you save a life. Please contact me kparnell888@gmail.com to book on. Or find contact us via facebook : https://www.facebook.com/spainfirstaid/

Services Offered/Wanted

Wanted, Chef: Restaurante Que Tal in Cómpeta is looking for a young creative Chef for ca. 2 months only evenings, due for health reasons from the owner. Five or four days per week. Please contact Henning on Tel. 681 04 09 76 also what’s app or email: henning-kruse@hotmail.de

Wanted, Canopy/Awning Company Recommendations: My family and I live in Frigiliana and we are looking into investing in an awning or similar on our back balcony (5.25 metres by 3). Can anybody advise or recommend any reputable local companies? My email is godba@hotmail.co.uk Thank you Zoe.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Raleigh Girl’s ‘Molly’ Bike with detachable Stabilisers – practically new, excellent condition, only been used 3 or 4 times. Age 3-6 year’s. Comes with its very own Molly doll and Molly bag. Paid £120 new – Selling for £58. Contact Kimberley 684121090 (E-mail: kimpavitt1@aol.com). Near Nerja.

Wanted: Small/Medium Car ie Peugeot 207 or similar. Must have sound engine and reasonable ITV. Please contact: Suzie, suzielawes@btinternet.com or phone 0044 78116 118 44 and WhatsApp

For Sale, 3 Items: Walker – €10. Picture of woman – 58cm(wide) 73cm(tall) €10. Teddy Bear picture– 134cm(wide) 56cm(tall) €10
Based in Caleta. Call Phil, 692414544 if interested.

For Sale: Marble topped 3 piece – €150. Based in Caleta, please call Eva on 651122585 or email eva_fritz@hotmail.co.uk if interested.

Wanted: Old style rustic fence posts and rails. I have a long fence, many years old and some rails and posts have rotted, can any one tell me where I can get replacements please, location doesn’t matter, i will drive anywhere to get them. Reply to fred_murry@yahoo.co.uk

For Sale: Handbags Ted baker original, leather mock snake, cost new £250 good condition 45 Euro also have 2 other one. Russell Bromley purple suede bag 20 Euro, when new £190, also a mock croc beige leather bag 15 Euro. Contact Bid, Sayalonga 636624736

For Sale: Swarovski Silver Crystal Squirrel. Collectors Item. In absolutely Mint Condition including Box and Certificate. It has the Swarovski logo engraved in the base. Part of Rare Encounters Group (formerly Woodlands Friend). Squirrel Long Ears with Clear Nut. Code: 7662 042000/011871 €55.00 Comares Area. Dee: 5centsurvey @ gmail.com

For Sale, two items: Pine Double-bed. Good clean condition with no marks on the mattress. The bed has been dismantled ready for collection and the mattress has been covered in plastic wrap. 40 euro. Light Fitting. In good condition, see photo. 10 euro. Buyer to collect from Torrox Costa/El Morche border. Contact Colette at chawdallyho at gmail dot com



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