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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa: *WEEKLY LINE-UP*
Wow, the weeks are just flying by lately! It seems to get busier every week! Lucky we love what we do! This week is as jam packed with great food and fantastic music as always!
-THURS 830PM Our table quiz is on again with quizmaster Adrian. Good fun with challenging questions and good prizes! A great nights entertainment! €3 per person €10 for teams of 4
-FRI 2100HRS Just like we were the venue for their first ever gig, White Lamb kick off their spring tour in our place from 2100hrs. These lads are simply awesome and know how to rock, old school! Epic guitar solos, smooth vocals and sometimes, a drum solo!
-SAT 2100HRS Yet another new act at O Learys this Saturday night and we’re really looking forward to this one! Willie&the Inmates are bringing their mix of surf and rockabilly rock’n’roll to our beach bar!
-SUN 1330hrs Slightly earlier start this week with the Ireland rugby match at 1600hrs.
We’re delighted to have The Naive back for another gig! Last time they brought a high energy and rocking show so we’re expecting a great Sunday on the terrace this week! FB-Link
Jazz in Competa: Last minute ! Friday 8 of March 9 pm. Trompeta in Competa !
Espabelgajazz Trio- Antonio Sanchez : Piano, Johny Serano: Double Bass
Peter Kox: Trumpet , Flugelhorn
peter.kox AT ma-go DOT be
Lux Mundi, Torr del Mar coming events & excursions
-Wednesday March 13th – Quiz Night. Please come and enjoy our Quiz Night at the Centre. Team up with friends and pit your wits in this fun quiz. A light hearted evening which includes supper. Bar available and there will be a prize for the winning team! Ticket price 7Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 6 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Time 18.00pm for 18.30pm.
-Monday March 18th – Art Appreciation Group. In March the group will still use ´The Great Artist Series’ which was a BBC arts documentary series which told the stories behind the great artists. The original narrations were done by Tim Marlow. Norma will give a short introduction about the artist and then you will watch the DVD. This will be followed by a lively discussion. March is the artist Velasquez. Refreshments available to purchase. Price 3 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 2 Euros. Time 11.00 at the Centre.
-Thursday March 21st – Coach Excursion to Gibraltar. Why not join Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar and visit Gibraltar, a chance to take a Cable Car to the top of the Rock, see the Unique Barbary Apes. Visit the Upper Rock Nature Reserve, where you will find the Historic Tunnels dating from 1779-1783 and St. Michael´s Cave. Both of these have guided tours. In the town can be seen the Gibraltar Museum, Government House and in the Southern area are key historical sites. All information may be obtained from the Tourist Office, or an excellent alternative way of seeing the sights is by hiring a taxi, whose drivers are very knowledgeable and will explain the interesting, historical life of the Rock. It is also an opportunity to purchase Duty Free Items and typical English items of food, etc. from the Morrisons Super Market. Ticket price 13 Euros, or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 12 Euros available at the Centre. Proceeds for fund raising. Departure times Puente don Manuel (Bar Mis Tapitas) 6.45, Algarrobo (Lidl) 7.15, Caleta (Vets) 7.20 and Torre Del Mar (Bus Station) 7.30. Depart Gibraltar15.30 approximately. PASSPORTS / I.D. REQUIRED.
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.
Banjo George & Friends: Once again Banjo George and Friends will be entertaining you at Los Amigos, Torrox Park on Friday 8 March from 8-11 pm. Come along and enjoy an evening of varied music. All welcome!
Email: katehowe15 AT hotmail DOT com
The Bandits: Playing live this coming Sunday March 10 at La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida, the forecast is good!
The music starts at 2.00pm. Come and enjoy an afternoon of good food and great ambience in this beautiful plaza.
Reservations: 952 553254/609 167127
Weekly Crochet Group: Do you Crochet? Would you like to learn? Do you fancy having coffee and chatting one morning whilst working? We are a multilingual (English, German, Spanish) group of ladies that meet every week in Algarrobo Costa. (We used to meet in Torre so you might have heard of us). The group has been meeting now for 5 years and more and we would love new members to come along and join us. And if you really don’t fancy Crochet but like to Knit…well come along with that instead.
We meet at Ri Jo’s Cafe Bar on the front from around 10-10.30 ish to 12 – 1pm ish every Thursday.
Need more information? Email Polly – madpip at hotmail dot co dot uk
Games Afternoon – Fridays
It’s that time of the week again so come and join us. At Puerto Blanco Chine’s Bar Cafe Caleta de Velez meeting every Friday from 11.30am onwards. We would love to meet you all – Ladies and Gents. We play variety of games. Crib, Rummykub, Whist,etc Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with us. Chine’s do a great mix of Snacks and we normally have lunch at some point. You don’t have to commit to come every week – just a casual get together of like minded friends having a good time. For details
Email: madpip AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Action for Animals Quiz: Wednesday 13th March is the date of our next quiz, and we would love to see you there. It will be at Bar Cerezo in Canillas de Albaida and starts at 8pm. You can book by calling into Bar Cerezo, popping into the Action for Animals shop in Cómpeta, or by contacting Megan on 642199382, or
email: meganfurniss1 AT gmail DOT com
Even if you don’t have a team of four, we’ll probably be able to find partners for you.
Come and join us for a fun evening and help the local animals too.
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Every Saturday Morning – Dog Agility Training Group at 10.30am:
Dog Academy Agility Group meets every Saturday Morning for a couple of hours ‘Fun In The Sun’ with our Doggy friends. All dogs love Agility, It is in their nature to run, jump and dive. An added bonus is that you become a little fitter whilst enjoying the company of your ‘Best Friend’. We are a long established, friendly group of like minded, canine enthusiasts who love to meet new, like minded people & their dogs.
Sessions cost 10€ per dog, and are held in a purpose built, dog friendly arena at our home which is fully fenced with ample shade and water.
Clear help & instruction will be given along with warm encouragement from other members and their dogs.
Don’t wait until it becomes too warm, you’ll both miss out !
Here is a Google Maps Driving Link to help you navigate to our front gates. https://goo.gl/maps/tGGD5TtHosL2
We are a couple of kilometres past Arkwright’s English shop in Puente Don Manuel, driving access is all the way on tarmac roads, no tracks. NB. All dogs must be adult dogs, puppies and very young dogs cannot participate until they become adult.
Beginners welcome, all the best journeys start with a first step.
For any further information, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Telf 622 257 817 and Whatsapp
Email: wendy AT dogagility DOT es
Line dancing classes: Thursday 7th March from 6pm-7pm at La Era Restaurante, Puente Don Manuel
Everyone welcome! For more information please contact
Tracy on 07854 442203 or 643722004
Email: tracytoetheline AT aol DOT com
Wanted: An Electrician to repair Cooker. My cooker trips the mains after about 10 mins. It’s a Whirlpool Model AKP756/1ZX. Spanish or English spoken. Eleanor/Torre del Mar area
Email: mariposaspain1 AT hotmail DOT com
Wanted: Music and catering. My neighbour is to hold a private party in September for his 50th birthday. He is in search of a live band or artist and would like to hear from any who might be interested. Additionally he seeks outside caterers to attend to provide food for around 45 people – any/all cuisines considered. He lives in the Manzano Alto area of Torrox campo. Please contact me if you are an artist/band or can recommend caterers. Thank you. Nigel/Torrox
Email: littlenige AT mail DOT com
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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For Sale, 2 items:
-Solid chest of drawers. Measurements Width 93cms Depth 44cms Height 97cms. Price €70.00.
-Step chest of drawers. Measurements Width 75cms Depth 27cms Height 81cms.Price €55.00.
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Email: info AT nerjahouseholdcentre DOT com
For Sale: Solid pine wardrobe. Excellent condition. H 194 cm D 56 cm W 1 m 95 euros.
Paul. Torrox Campo. 2.5 kms from Pueblo. No track.
Email: fellows186 AT hotmail DOT com
For Sale, 3 items: Ladies jackets and coat- size large.
-Embroidered Velvet jacket 30 euros
-Blue jacket 40 euros – Punta Roma
-Red coat 40 euros
I also have summer dresses, tops, skirts and more for sale – sizes X or XL. All in good condition.
If interested contact Mary 655224441 Velez
Email: maryensor AT rocketmail DOT com
For Sale: Smart looking Mountain bike. Suspension – front and rear, excellent condition.
Only €80. Phone David 630453193 (Nerja)
Email: davidren.is AT gmail DOT com
For Sale: Royal Doulton Fine China set. In great condition – as new.
6 Dinner plates, 4 Dessert plates, 12 Tea butter plates
6 Cereal bowls, 12 Cup Saucer, 1 Cake plate, 6 Teacups.
140 euros the whole set or nearest offer. More pictures on request
email: krikjohnson AT hotmail DOT com
For Sale, 3 items:
-linen closet 185x45x60 cm, in good condition € 25
-Sofa , old fashioned but in good condition € 25
-Slim washing machine, 90 hight x 45 width x 60 depth cm. Working but housing in bad condition (rusty on outside) € 25
Buyer to collect in Torrox Costa. Call 627684256 or
Email: cortijoamayatorrox AT gmail DOT com
Saskia & Vince
For Sale, 3 items:
-3x metal cd racks 25 euro or 10 euro each. 1 holds 60 CDs, 1 holds 50 , 1 holds 30.
-Quechua XXL tent 8 kgs, pops up in 2 seconds. 30 euro
-2.50 X 2.50 pop up garden shelter. 40 euro.
Photos on request. Canillas de Albaida
Email: janebs AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk ; WhatsApp 637716703
For Rent: Long term rental, 3 bedroom house in Canillas de Albaida, from April up to 6 months.
400 per month including water and internet, electric separate.
No pets. Jane/WhatsApp 637716703
Email: janebs AT hotmail DOT co DOT uk
Wanted: Packing boxes for moving house, I live in Torre Del Mar, but I can collect from anywhere in the region. Please contact Steve.
Email: steveheugh AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk (no spaces) TIA
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