DigameXtra No. 1000, Friday, July 13th 2018

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Silks Sports Bar & Grill, Torrox Costa: Weekend schedule.
-Friday 13th July, 8pm, Karaoke & Disco Night
-Saturday 14th July, England vs Belgium game
-Sunday 15th July, France vs Croatia game
What prize have you won in our sweepstake? Be here after the game for the great unveiling!
Residencia Costa del Oro, Bloque 8, Torrox Costa. Tel. 951 39 38 80 FB Link

This Weekend With Jack Cade Rebellion: JCR are inland on Friday and beachside on Saturday evenings.
-Friday 13th July from 20:30h – A Friday night with a great atmosphere, terrific food and some great rock classics. Booking recommended at 952 553 254.
-Saturday 14th July from 21:30h – Live music at the fabulous Chiringuito El Hornillero in the idyllic beachside location on Almayate Costa. Come along to enjoy the ambiance, dance your socks off and, if you’re hungry, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the very best of Mediterranean cuisine. For more details and Google links please see our facebook page at FB Link or call 650 193 777

Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre:  Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00.
Coming Excusrions
-Thursday July 19th – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar.
-Wednesday July 25th – Excursion to Granada for the Lorca Festival. Please come and join Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar on an evening excursion to visit Granada and experience the flamenco show, which takes place in the beautiful setting of the open air theatre in the Generalife gardens of the famous Alhambra Palace. The flamenco dancing is based on the songs inspired in the poems, plays and writing of Frederico Garcia Lorca who is a fountain to which every year the Festival pays homage from the utmost respect and the purest admiration. You will arrive in the centre of Granada at approx. 18.30 where there will be free time for dinner. The coach will then collect you at 21.30 to take you to the Alhambra where there is a short walk through the gardens to the theatre where the show starts at 22.00. After the show the coach will collect you for the homeward journey arriving in Torre del Mar at approx. 02.00. Ticket price 35 Euros available at the Centre. The price includes transport and entrance to the show and is a fundraising event. Departure times: Vinuela (Football Pitch) 16.45, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 17.00, Caleta (Opposite the Vets) 17.10, Algarrobo (Lidl) 17.15.
-Wednesday August 15th – Excursion to Almuñecar Fireworks. Please come and join friends of Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar for the spectacular fireworks display. You will travel by coach to join in the festivities in honour of the Virgen de la Antigua (Virgen of the Old). She will be carried in a procession from the Church of the Incarnation through the streets to the beach of San Cristobal, where many boats are waiting at sea to accompany the image to the Playa Puerta del Mar. There then follows a fantastic firework display, set to music, against a backdrop of San Miguel Castle and the Holy Rock. Ticket price 12 Euros available at the Centre. Departure times: Viñuela (Football pitch) 18.00, Torre del Mar (Bus station) 18.15, Caleta (Opposite Vets) 18.25, Algarrobo (Lidl) 18.30.
-Monday 1st thru Friday 5th October – Huelva, Doñana National Park and Faro.
For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar. Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Web: www.lux-mundi.org Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards

Pavo Real Car Boot Sale: On Sat 14 July in the car park at the Restaurante Pavo Real on the A7207 Torrox – Competa road, KM 9. Stalls can be set up from 10 am, sale will commence at 12:00, 5 Euros a stall, proceeds to Tails animal charity, Torrox. Bacon sandwiches and coffee/tea will be available from 10:00, full menu from 12:00. Call Paul on 654 869 083 to reserve tour stall.

Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe, Friday Games Afternoon: We have come to the end of our third year. So a big Thank You to all our members for making it possible. We are meeting as usual today, at Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez from 11.30am onwards, and will return to start our 4th year on Friday 7th September. Wishing you all a great Summer. Do come along and join us, we would love to meet you all Ladies and Gents. We Play Scrabble, Crib, Rummykub, Mah Jong and loads more. Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us, Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and meals or you can join us for lunch.
You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends and if you have a game to bring – even better.
For details email madpip @ hotmail .co.uk

The Phoenix Club:
-A visit to Almunecar Market is planned on Friday the 20th July. Plenty to see and do, buy a drink and get a free tapa, visit the Botanical Gardens, bring your cozzies and book in at the fabulous Aquapark, take a slow walk on the prom and enjoy a leisurely lunch. How much? €14.50pp which includes a gratuity for the driver. Departs Algarrobo Lidl at 0915 with pick-ups at the BP Garage, Torrox and Maro.
-Next trip to Gibraltar is on Friday 7th September. Price? €12pp which includes the Driver’s gratuity
-Have you visited the Zoo at Castellar de la Frontera? If you haven’t you will be in for a treat. There are a range of big and small animals and birds (tigers, panther, lions, flamingos, ostriches, parrots, rabbits, turtles, monkeys to name a few). You are able to feed some of these the food you can buy at reception – keep the pumpkin seeds for the bird area although the monkeys like these too. This is not a slick zoo, there is some upkeep that needs doing and some of the water pools needed topping up, but the animals do look healthy and looked after. You can watch the tigers – in and out of the water (you can see them in the water through glass and above the water from a viewing area) The highlight is the bird/small mammal area that you can go into. The birds will sit on you and eat food from your hand. Be warned they don’t always want to let go. There are also rabbits, iguanas, a peacock (albino?) and tortoises among other animals that you are able to touch. Date? Friday 14th September and price? €30pp includes entry to the Zoo with Guide (€13pp) and driver’s gratuity
-Join us in celebrating our 9th Birthday Dinner Dance at Maro Caves on the 29th September at 7 for 7.30. The price of €32pp includes a canapes and drinks on arrival and a 3 course meal with wine. Transport is also available at €5pp with pick-ups all along the coast. Dress is smart casual. Come and dance the night away. Bring 10 friends and pay €5 but transport is extra
-Our October mini break this year is to the Hanging City of Cuenca, Logrono and Avila in the north of Spain. Dates? 17th – 21st October 5 days, 4 nights. Price? €350pp based on 2 sharing. Deposit of €75pp is payable on booking and is non refundable. This includes, coach fare, B&B accommodation, Guides in Cuenca and Salamanca and the drivers gratuity.
For more information on this trip or any of our trips or events Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk.
The Phoenix club is a registered charitable association raising funds for 2 local charities and SSAFA in the UK. We meet every Tuesday between 12 and 2 at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards. The bar is just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. Do pop in and meet us.

Music at Ponte Don Manuel: Saturday 14th Of July, from 9.00pm Dana & Gianni in Mis Tapitas, Ponte Don Manuel.
Info/booking: 675 660 022

Services Wanted/Offered

Wanted: Housesitting for one week half September near Los Romanes. 4 dogs ( don´t need to walk) and cats, 2 ponies, some chickens.

Items Wanted or For Sale/Rent

For Sale: Netspa 4 person hot tub, excellent condition. Located in Penoncillo. Photos and more details available. €275 or reasonable offer.  Phone Molly, 605817975 ; mojobar @ tiscali.co.uk

For Sale: Beige 3 seater fabric sofa. Excellent condition and very comfortable. 75e ono. Buyer collects from Caleta de Velez.
Tel Liz on 691 973 025 ; lizcogley @ gmail.com

For Sale: Ladies sandals and designer skirt.
-Rebeca Sanver white and black napa flat sandals – size 38. Leather sole. Cost £59. Worn, but very good condition. Extremely comfortable flats as sole is cushioned. In original box. EUR 12
-DUO women’s wedge heel peep toes, size 39, lovely condition, only worn a couple of times. Satin floral material, pink leather lined, with elasticized bow back. Very pretty! 3.5 in wedge heel. EUR 12
-French designer THIERRY MUGLER – Mugler Trade Mark – women’s beige skirt, size S (UK 8-10). Only worn once. Excellent condition, as can be seen by the labels. 60% linen, 40% cotton. A simple, versatile skirt great for work or for casual wear. Waist 26″, length 19.5″ EUR 12
From a smoke-free home. Often out and about so may be able to deliver to other hill villages or the coast.
Contact Nikki at essentiallye@googlemail.com (Canillas de Albaida), 622 863 363.

Wanted, 2 items:
-1/2/3 Bucket type wicker chairs. (Not dining chairs)
Desperately looking for a gas fridge please. Free standing or from a caravan or motorhome.
Please contact me on 677322169 or maundfitch@gmail.com Torrox Campo area.

Useful Links

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
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Bus Info: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/our-destinations/regional
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