DigameXtra No. 1377 Saturday, August 24th 2019

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Memoir Writing Group in Algarrobo: U3A invites you to join our Sept. 6th first gathering from 11am to 1pm. We’ve all heard the old cliché that there is a story in each one of us. However, many individuals hesitate for many reasons (lack of time, guidance, opportunity, and resources, etc…). We like to suggest that you have nothing to lose and all to gain if you are at all interested in starting the collection of your memories (or continuing a former effort). We will welcome you and encourage you all the way. This group is suitable for beginners or seasoned writers. Our mission is to inspire you to preserve personal or family history and cultural heritage. Our gatherings will help you tap into your past to weave the threads that created the designs and scenes of what you do and who you are today. Joining us will help you capture your past and transform it into a manageable and inspiring narrative. These gatherings are free with a U3A membership (www.u3aaxarquia.com). For registration and/or more info, contact Norma at: norma2kk@aol.com.

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar coming excursions: Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa dela Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours August only Wednesday 10.00 to 13.00 and Friday only 10.00 to 13.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre Tel.952 543 334. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards. We would also like to invite you to become a Friend of Lux Mundi, please call in the Centre for more information.

 

Cinema In English – August 23 to 29
Cinesur – Velez Malaga El Ingenio
https://www.cinesur.com/es/cine/el-ingenio
-Once Upon A Time in Hollywood – Dir. Quentin Tarantino. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt. Weekdays 16:10, 19:15; Sat/Sun 12:10, 16:10, 19:15.
-The Angry Birds Movie 2 – Dir. Thurop Van Orman. With Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis. Sat/Sun 12:30; Mon/Tue/Thu 16:00, 18:00, 20:00.
-The Secret Life Of Pets 2 – Dir. Chris Renaud. With Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet. Mon/Tue/Thu 16:00, 18:00.
-The Lion King – Dir. Jon Favreau. With Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor. Sat/Sun 12:25; Mon/Tue/Thu 20:00, 22:30.
-The Sisters Brothers – Dir. Jacques Audiard. With Joaqin Phoenix, John C Reilly. Tue 21:00
-For those in the West of the region, Tuesday is VOSE day at Yelmo Rincon De La Victoria (https://www.yelmocines.es/cartelera/malaga/rincon-de-la-victoria). On the 27th they will be screening Crawl (16:45, 22:50), Angry Birds 2 (17:30), Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (21:00), Good Boys (22:20) and The Lion King (22:45).
 (I suggest calling in advance to confirm events to avoid disappointment. Thanks Doug! -Ed)

 

Three Cultures Festival Frigiliana 2019: Aug 22 at 6 PM – Aug 25 at 12 AM. The festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana honors the three cultures that have left their mark on medieval Spain: Islamic, Hebrew and Christian culture through gastronomy, music, culture and also with the organization of exhibitions, conferences, concerts and leisure activities.

 

 

OLIVER! Is coming to The Salon Varietes Theater!:
Often billed as ‘Britain’s favourite musical’, the story of Oliver Twist as he encounters the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Nancy and Bill Sikes has enthralled family audiences for decades.
From 9th to 20th of October (nb no performance on Monday 14th) popular director Catrina Helsby brings this touching story to life.
Including classic songs such as ‘As Long As He Needs Me’, ‘Consider Yourself’, ‘Where Is Love?’ and ‘You’ve Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two’, this production has it all!
This is sure to be a popular show and although we don’t often advise early bookings, in this case we certainly do.
To book, check out our newly revamped website www.salonvarietestheatre.com or telephone the Box Office on 952474542 between 11:00 and 2:30 Monday to Friday. (Please note bookings in person will be available from Monday 2 September when the theatre reopens after the summer break)  FB-Link

 

The 7th Cómpeta Walking Festival: 26-29 September 2019 is the occasion to discover more of this beautiful walking area and to meet old and new walking friends.
We will walk with guides in groups of no more than 25 persons. Each day you will have the choice between an easy walk of ± 3-4 hours and an intermediate walk of ± 6-7 hours.
The participation cost for all 4 days is € 20,- per person incl. the bustransfer on day 3 and free coffee or tea during a stop each day.
For more information see the websites www.walkspain.co.uk (English) or www.spanjeanders.nl (Dutch).
Reservations by email only to: spanjeanders (at) gmail.com

 

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Tony Roam Removals Departure and Arrival Dates
Leave UK 23rd August – Arrive Spain 25th Aug.
Leave Spain 7th Sept – Arrive UK 9th Sept
Removals & light haulage company that have scheduled trips from UK to Torrox and back at approximately the same time every month.
We can add too or amend these dates if viable.
We cover the UK and Southern Spain.
Full or part loads undertaken.
Full insurance with British Insurance Company.Evidence of insurance can be supplied by email on request, hard copies always carried on vans.
Your goods are handled only by us and moved on our vans and kept in our own storage.
We live just behind Torrox Pueblo in Spain and South Wales in UK and have vans going back and forth UK to Spain to UK by way of Santander / Portsmouth / Plymouth Ferry.
Also if you have small or large items that you might like to purchase off internet sites ie Amazon, furniture world, eBay etc. and have them delivered to our depot in the Uk collection or delivery can then be made here around Torrox area.
For more information and prices please visit our website www.euroam.co.uk
email ; tonyroam@btconnect.com or email ; euroam@btconnect.com
Tel Spain 0034636393542 – UK 00447973362003.
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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Baby style oyster pushchair, pram and extras inc. sunshade, rain covers and foot muffs 50 euros. Contact Jimmy in Frigiliana on 645053258 or email wilymot@gmail.com

 

For Sale, 3 items:
-White folding table 77cms high x 89cms wide x 25cms depth. (Opens to 168cms) 45 euros
-White cabinet 76cms high x 96cms width x 29cms depth. 45 euros
-TV cabinet 70cms high x 140 cms long x 44cms deep. 55 euros
Janet, Vélez de Benaudalla collection.
janetgill_9@hotmail.com. Tel 646381332.

 

For Sale, 2 pairs of hiking boots: Two pairs of Berghaus W Explorer Trail Light boots for sale. Both pairs have had very little use. Soles in excellent condition. Suit male or female. One pair are size UK 6,Euro 39, the other pair UK 6.5, Euro 40.
€45 per pair.
Paul. Torrox Campo. No track. fellows186 at hotmail dot com
618234367

 

For Sale, 3 items: Air-soft pellet guns
-Die cast YT 387air soft pistol. €15
-H-A 109 air soft pistol . €15
-Die cast air soft pistol. €15.
All 3 for €40, buyer must be 21 years old and have proof of age
Godfrey Competa 951067737/604350683

 

Recommendations

Turf: Can anyone recommend an artificial turf/grass installer in the Torrox area.
Thanks in advance, David.
davidpharrison@hotmail.com or WhatsApp 653469796

 

Churches / Worship

Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King
Whether you live in Spain or are visiting our area, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Fellowship of Jesus Christ the King.
Our meetings are characterised by uplifting songs and relevant sermons and a modern but reverent service, followed by free tea or coffee & biscuits. Why not come along and make new friends, every Sunday at 10.30am. Also Prayer meetings every Wednesday at 11.00am.
Facebook: https://fb.me/FOJCTK
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/CN8qXQJUfms

 

Cornerstone International Church
Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am. Bible based, Non-Denominational Christian Church in Torre del Mar area of Malaga, Spain. A culturally diverse family of believers in Jesus Christ.
Cornerstone International Church, C/Solera 2, Local 2, 29740 Torre del Mar.
Whatsapp: +34.634540519
www.CornerstoneInternationalChurch.com

 

Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar Church Services
-Roman Catholic Mass, service in English, there will be no church service throughout the month of August. Information for the September services is to be confirmed at a later date.
-Spanish Anglican Church of St Barnabas, service in English, at the Centre every Sunday at 11am.
For further information please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 , Web site: www.Lux-mundi.org.

 

Puente Christian Fellowship
Puente Christian Fellowship is a loving, multi-national Bible-believing community of Christians who meet in the church’s meeting room each Sunday at 11 am to worship the Lord. The church hall is underneath Maroma Immobilaria, Puente Don Manuel Cruce de Periana – 29713.
The location and directions of how to find us are on our
website: https://evangelicalchurchelpuente.com

 

Church services in English: The Anglican Congregation of St. Barnabas, Torre del Mar and Cómpeta.
Following the dislocations of the past three months we are now able to return to our regular First Sundays at 5.30 p.m. for the monthly Celebration of Holy Communion in English at Cómpeta Parish Church in Plaza Almijara.
The next service will be at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday July the 7th.
Services at the Lux Mundi Centre in Torre del Mar are unchanged, at 11 a.m. every Sunday.
Any enquiries to the Revd. Canon James Tayler on 952 03 04 61

 

Welcome to the services of the Anglican Parish of Nerja and Almuñécar:
Our parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar, and surrounding area. It is our commitment to draw them into a closer relationship with God and his church. We are kindly offered the use of local Roman Catholic churches.
Sunday Eucharist Services
Almuñécar
9.30 am – Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (The Fishermen’s Chapel). This small chapel is situated towards the western end of the beach and set back near the Chinasol Hotel and seafront. There is a Eucharist every Sunday from November through to March, and there is a Eucharist service on every alternative Sunday (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month in April, May, September and October). There are no services during the hot summer months of July, August, September.
Nerja
12.00 noon – Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucía. There is a Eucharist service at this time throughout the year. The church is within easy walking distance of the first large roundabout as you drive into town from the Malaga direction, by the bus station.
All further information regarding the parish and the weekly services is to be found on our website – www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk
If you wish to contact us directly, the e-mail is; cofenerja@gmail.com
The Revd Nigel Thomas, Priest in Charge

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa
Sunday: Valez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

Taxi
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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