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Malagalingo: Free Spanish cinema series every Thursday afternoon in Malagalingo (short films)
Starting on February, every Thursday at 6:30 pm you can come to Malagalingo to watch for free a Spanish short film with an approximate duration of between 10 and 20 minutes.
All of them will be in Spanish language and with subtitles in Spanish when it is possible to find them or with English subtitles when it is not possible.
At the end of the short film until 7:30 pm we will also have a little chat in spanish to comment on the film and practice a little Spanish language
You are all invited to attend for free every Thursday (until full capacity).
We are in Torrox Costa, just opposite Mercadona and BBVA, in the main entrance door that is between MAPFRE and ÓPTICA SALTO, in the first floor. Our School is located one step away from Hotel Iberostar, so it has a very simple and free parking always available on the esplanade right next to the hotel. Our exact address is: Avenida Esperanto, Urbanización Costa del Oro, Centro comercial A, First Floor. Torrox Costa. You also can find us on google.
Every Monday we will publish in Digamextra the title of the short film for the next Thursday or you can also know it by entering our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/malagalingo/
-This will be our first short film to be screened on February 7: CUERDAS. De Pedro Solís García (with spanish subtitles)
Tel./Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
Email: malagalingo AT gmail DOT com
Nerja History Group (NHG)- Meeting this Friday 1st Feb & Friday Feb 8th:
The Bilbao Effect on Modern Spanish Architecture by Rafael Anderson
Rafa is a qualified Architect who has lived here since 2001.
He specializes in the restoration of buildings & homes with a history.
Rafa is a popular Speaker, hence the same Talk on 2 consecutive weeks, so, hopefully,
all who wish to, can hear the Talk.
Meetings are held in the Nerja Museum and start at 11.00 a.m.
Places will be limited so please get there early, from 10.15 a.m, you can make your donation of 6e, take a re-entry ticket, reserve a seat, nip out for coffee and return in time for the start.
Co-ordinator Nerja History Group
687 602 057
email: nerjahistorygroup AT yahoo DOT com
Mario and Friends Open Mic: Friday, 15Feb, 9pm. Asador, Puente don Manuel.
Richard Ray Farrell solo acoustic live: Fri Feb 1st, 9pm. At O’Learys Irish Bar
Paseo Marítimo de Ferrara, 29793 Torrox Costa http://www.richardrayfarrell.com/
Easter Week 2019: From Apr 14, 2019 to Apr 21, 2019 (Easter Day). And remember Thursday 28 February is Andalucia Day, another long weekend!
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Lou Lous Bakery (Torrox): We have stopped our delivery service for the moment but we are still making pies and delivering on the Torrox coast/Pueblo or when people are passing Torrox BP Station so we can still get orders to you! you can even collect from Simon at The Lock Inn located next to the tourist office in the Pueblo! PM us your order Call 633522707 or
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Please give in 48 hours notice of any order.
Attention American Readers! Delta Airlines Malaga – NYC flights return: Delta Airlines announces their Malaga-JFK route is returning. The daily flights, at 8.15am, will run from 24 May until the end of September.
The flights, aboard a Boeing 757-200, capacity of 164 passengers, are run in association with Air France and KLM. Non-Stop takes about 8hrs.
Junta de Andalucia offers free colon cancer tests that can be taken from home:
THE Junta de Andalucia’s programme for early detection of colon and rectal cancer is currently in full swing as letters are being sent out to people in Andalucia to apply for the free test from the luxury of their own home.
According to the authority, the test is available to people between the age of 50 and 69, who only have to fill in a form in order to receive the test material at their front door.
For more information, citizens have been recommended to visit their local health centre or visit: https://www.juntadeandalucia.es/organismos/salud/areas/planificacion/plan-integral/paginas/cribado-cancer-colon.html
Read full article here: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/01/23/spains-junta-de-andalucia-offers-free-colon-cancer-tests-that-can-be-taken-from-home/
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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For Sale: 2 x Oil Filled Electric Radiators. Price 15€ for the smaller 1000W, 25€ for the larger 2500W. Buyer collects. Diane, Puente Don Manuel. Telephone 660824513 or
Email: campodog09 AT hotmail DOT com
For Sale: Glass and chrome breakfast table with four glass-resin chairs. 115 cms x 70 cms.
65 euros total. Joe, Frigiliana 620 000 211
Email: joeboyle07 AT aol DOT com
Recommendations wanted for Spanish teacher in the Velez-Malaga/Torre Del Mar: I am looking for a Spanish teacher in the Velez-Malaga/Torre Del Mar area. Someone that I can go to once or twice a week. I want to learn general Spanish, not take exams, I just want to be a bit better than I am. Do any readers have any recommendations? Please contact Mark at: markinspain1 AT gmail DOT com (Algarrobo)
Recommendation: Reliable plumber. I would like to echo the recommendations of at least two Digamextra subscribers who, like me, have had a very positive experience by employing Rob Reed of Velez Malaga for our plumbing issues.
Rob is an experienced plumber who definitely knows his trade. He resolved the problem we had with a gas boiler and shower – he was quick, pleasant, and did the job at a very fair price. We would have no hesitation in recommending Rob. He can be contacted on 642 571 171 or 0044 74637 66536
Tony in Torrox Park, oddjobtony AT gmail DOT com
Recommendations wanted for hairdresser in Caleta: I live in Caleta de Velez and need a recommendation for a hairdresser in Caleta, Torre Del Mar or Algarrobo Costa. I prefer a salon not a mobile hairdresser. Please reply to Liz-
Email: tedyliz AT hotmail DOT com.
Cinesur el Engenio Ride-share: Hi, is there anyone in Torrox pueblo who attends the Ballet screenings at el Engenio occasionally, or, who are planning on seeing Don Quixote in February, who would be willing to give someone in the village a lift home and drop one person in El Morche on the way? Share petrol cost. Or, someone who would like to share the cost of a cab home? Thanks. Valerie. El Morche.
Please email: vjfahey0 AT gmail DOT com (the 8th character is a zero)
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