DigameXtra No. 1192 Thursday, Jan. 31st 2019

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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa WEEKEND LINE-UP
We have another busy weekend this week with a new table quiz and as always, top class music!
-THURS 20:00hrs Our very 1st table quiz. Teams of 1-4, €3 pp or €10 for a team of 4! Our man running this has promised us a great quiz with surprises thrown in and we have some great prizes lined up! Tables filling fast so msg us to book!
-FRI 21:00hrs We have the absolute pleasure to be joined by the incredible Richard Ray Farrell. A guitar genius and living blues legend, we’re extremely honoured to have him play for us! A genuine treat for real fans of southern blues!
-SAT 21:30hrs Since this band 1st played in our bar a few months back, they have become one our very favourites! The Killer Rockets are back to show us why! They bring the show every time and rock our bar! We can’t wait!
-SUN 14:00hrs The encyclopedia of music that is Paul Hayes is back on Sunday afternoon to go with our Sunday lunch. A great singer and fantastic guitarist, it’s always a pleasure to have Paul in! FB-Link

 

The Bandits: Live at the Carpinteria Bar in Cómpeta Saturday Feb 2 from 9.00pm. Free entry, no need to book. The Bandits are Rod Jones on keyboards, Kees de Leeuw on Rolling Stones vocals and Mitch France on acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, penny whistle and vocals.
Covers by REM, Rolling Stones, Manu Chau, Dire Straits, Snow Patrol, Van Morrison, ELO, Dubliners, The Fureys, Jason Mraz, Steve Earle and much more.
mitchbanjo AT hotmail DOT com

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming events:
-Every Monday –Knitting & Crochet Group. Come along to learn how to knit or crochet or just join a group of like minded individuals to help make blankets for the homeless and people in wheelchairs. Ursula who speaks English, Spanish and German will be here to help everyone. Time 11.00 to 13.00 at the Centre.
-Every Tuesday 11.30 to 13.00 & Thursday 16:30 to 18:00. – Espan-Glish Group at the Centre. Interchange of Languages. Improve your level of Spanish and help others to improve their English. A donation of 1€ will be appreciated.
-Every Wednesday – Art & Craft Group. Join friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Art group meet and help each other with various forms of art, water colours, pastels etc. The craft group are currently making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding and Zentangle. Time 14.00 – 17.00 at the Centre.
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning & Boutique. Time 11.00 to 13.00. A wonderful opportunity to meet friends and make new ones over a cup of coffee, tea or fruit juice with a piece of homemade cake. Time to browse our boutique with a range of new and nearly new clothing and accessories. Our bric-a-brac has some surprising bargains! There is also a wide stock of second hand English books. You can book tickets for coming events and excursions. There is also a little bit of paradise to enjoy sitting in the garden. We look forward to seeing you.
-Monday February 4th – Half Orange “Bring and Share” Lunch, widows, widowers and singles group. You are welcome to join us and make and meet new friends at the Centre. The group also meets on the other Mondays of the month for coffee, walks, visits to places of interest, etc. Time 13.00.
-Tuesday February 5th & 19th – Photography Group. From “Good Shot” to “Great Shot”, why not come and learn the art of photography with Rob 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.
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. 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 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

 

La Tabla in Torrox Park: Great events and promotions every week at La Tabla in Torrox Park!
-Monday: Spanish Lessons. Only 4€ per hour!
-Tuesday: PJ’s BIG quiz. We are looking for some fresh blood to challenge the regulars at the most entertaining quiz on the coast! Take part in 8 general knowledge rounds. Bonus prizes are also available through the night.
1€ per person entry which also includes a light snack at half time.
-Wednesday: The Mid Week Roast + Live Music. Only 5€! Choice of pork or chicken. Accompanied with three fresh vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and gravy! Live Music in the evening with Frankie Valli Tribute (Ben James). This event is sold out! Book now for next weeks act Zoe (half of Gasoline)
Next weeks live music – Wednesday 6th: Zoe. Please reserve your table and roast. Table reservations are for diners only, please.
-Thursday: Curry Meal Deal + 9 Pin Skittles + Darts Club. Enjoy two curries and a bottle of wine for only 15€. All curries with rice and a naan bread.  5 different curries: Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Madras, Chicken Jalfrazi, Chicken Korma or Lamb Balti (extra 2€) We now play skittles on the front terrace. FREE TO PLAY and bottles of Kronenbourg 1664 are only 1€! Darts Club 7pm. We have three dedicated boards where we play 501, 301, killer and more. All levels welcome! Great friendly and fun atmosphere!
-Friday: Fish & Chips Meal Deal + Karaoke Special. Enjoy two plates of fish and chips with mushy peas and a free bottle of house wine for only 15€.
*New* Take away no frills fish and chips – only 5€!
-La Tabla Karaoke – from 9pm every Friday night! Your host is Pam. Over 20,000 songs to choose from! It’s a Burns special this Friday! Dress in tartan, sing a Scottish song and claim a free shot of whisky plus lots more. Special performance from the La Tabla Leg-ends! Need a bit of dutch courage? No problem. Its 50% off the pumps all night.
-Saturday: Michael Jackson Tribute. Frederick debuts at La Tabla with his tribute to Michael Jackson! The show includes choreography and multiple costume changes! Tickets still available – Tabla Social Club members – 10€ / Non-members – 15€ Choice of main meal included with all tickets. Contact us for more information.
-Sunday: Traditional Carvery + Live Music from Pam! Every Sunday from 1pm, choice of four meats alongside four different potatoes and choice of over thirteen  vegetables! Help yourself from the carvery! Eat as many veg as you can! Collect a credit for every carvery you have and once you have ten you can claim a free carvery! Reservations are essential! Live Music Sunday Session with Pam Marie. Live music plus a roast dinner for only 5€ or make it two course with dessert of the day for only 2.50€ more. Food service is between 6 pm & 8 pm. Live music starts at 7 pm. Please reserve your table and roast. Table reservations are for diners only, please.
Upcoming Special Events
Saturday 9th Feb – Ricky Lavazza is back!
Valentines Day – Thursday 14th Feb – Legends of the 50’s & 60’s Live Music and a two course meal, only 8€ per person – Booking essential!
Sunday 17th Feb – Neil Diamond Tribute
Saturday 23rd Feb – The Jersey Boys
Kitchen Hours- Our kitchen opening hours are from 10am – 2.45pm & 6pm – 9pm Monday to Saturday & 10am – 8pm on Sunday.
Reserve your table or tickets for any of the above events by phoning Pj on 603113931, La Tabla on 603110608, pop into the bar or email us on: info AT tablatorrox DOT com.
We are in the centro commercial in Torrox Park, above the “La Roima” restaurant. Visit our website or Facebook for more info on all our special offers & events.  Homepage or FB-Link

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale, 3 items:
-2 x Ladies Bikes 40€ each
-1 x Outdoor Electric Heater 25€
Caroline, Torrox Park
Email: smithcaroline AT live DOT co DOT uk

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-coffee table: dimensions 70x70x48: 40 euros
-TV cabinet :82x46x65: 45 euros
-Coffee table with center piece in glass dimensions: 140x80x48: 65 euro
Eugene, Casa mena pago montealegre 8 torrox campo-tel:952030168& 0032496691039
Email: gene.janssens AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Wall Unit. Large solid beech unit 245L X 208H X 41W in very good condition, separates into 4 pieces for transporting. Personal messages if interested. Can be delivered 350e. More pics on request.
Mark, torrox ; whatsapp 635057354
Email: marktasker AT aol DOT com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-IKEA High back swivel chair in Black – style MARKUS, vgc, photo on request. Cost 169 euros. For sale 60 euros
-Viva Medi Bariatric Self Propelled Wheelchair as new vgc photo on request. This is a high quality steel chair designed with a double cross bar for additional strength. The self propelled chair features removable arms and swing away footrests for convenience and easy storage. Comes with leather bag and gloves and has never been used.
Cost 150 pounds sterling. For sale 120 euros
-Commode on wheels as new, never been used, also fits over toilet. 100 euros
All items located in Sayalonga, to view/collect
Call 951067723, whatsapp 626370695 or
email: gailmooney32 AT msn DOT com

Wanted: Looking for Accommodation in Fuengirola. I wonder if anyone could help please. I have a friend in the UK whose 19 year old daughter has been offered a job in Fuengirola, near to the port. She needs a small one bed apartment, maybe something attached to a villa but independent, it would be suitable close to the port, she’s a quiet girl, not a party goer, prefers her home comforts. I just wondered if anyone knew of anything, she will be working for her cousin who would normally put her up but they have 2 small children and only a small house, she is very family orientated & will be spending a lot of time with them. Any help would be much appreciated.
Michelle – Caleta De Velez
Email: meesharby AT live DOT co DOT uk

 

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