DigameXtra No. 1425 Monday, Oct. 14th 2019

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Updated- Rain Coming Monday morning?: All the major weather services agree for the Gib to Almeria area there is a good chance of rain showers from Monday 2am till possibly as late as 2am Tuesday. Accuweather says there’s a 50-60% chance of thunderstorms at 9am, 3pm and 9pm, none of the others I checked mentioned thunderstorms. Be alert to possible flash flooding. If you suspect lightning, and don’t use protective UPS power supplies for your electronics, unplug your computers and router. Circuit breakers and typical surge protecting power strips, while good at protecting your appliances, are insufficient to protect the more delicate computer gear from a lightning generated power surge. -Ed.

 

Live Music Session with Oli! @ The Beer Garden: Mon Oct 14 5pm.
Avenida Mediterraneo, corner of Chaparil, 29780 Nerja FB Link

 

SPOOKTACULAR HOWL-O-WEEN party at La Sala, Puerto Banus:
Steve Cline and friend are coming in from Holland to sing and play for us!
Stuart Ashing will amaze you with his famous hypnotist show!
Selina Mackenzie from Talk Radio Europe will present a great Raffle.
Not mandatory but much more fun if you come all dressed up! So, reserve your place and choose your scariest costume! Invite your friends!
20€ P.P incl: canapè’s ,glas of Cava and a 10 € voucher for La sala.
Nobody can do better! And all for the dogs.
Reservations and info tel. 622910214  FB Link

 

Art Exhibition and Wine Tasting in Moclín, Granada:
October 21, 2019 Monday 7:00 PM.
Centro de Interpretacion Comarcal, Moclín 18247 Granada, Andalucia
To mark the end of our Botanical Watercolour Painting Course, we are hosting a wine-tasting, local produce and exhibition evening. There will also be an exhibition of work produced by our guests during the week. Bodega Calvente will be on hand with a selection of 5 different wines to try and buy, and we will be joined by Andalucia Delicatessen from Granada with a range of local products to sample – jamon, cheeses and olive oils.
The €20 price for the evening includes the open wine bar, tapas and products supplied by Andalucia Delicatessen. The price also contributes to foster cultural activities in and around Moclín.
Accommodation will also be available for that evening, subject to availability, starting from as little as 20€ per person for the night. We will send a list of accommodation with your Exhibition booking confirmation. Tickets & Map Link

 

AIC Nerja Ex-Pat Social Gatherings in Torrox, Nerja & Frigliana:
Join the Club. Only €15 per annum, over 95% of which goes to our designated local people charities. Have Fun-Give Back.
Coffee mornings – everyone welcome
-Saturday 19 October, 12 noon, Levi Angelo Chocolatier, Frigiliana
-Saturday 26 October, 12 noon, El Puente, Nerja
Petanque. Parque Verano Azul, every Tuesday at 11.30am. If you are not a regular please contact via Facebook to book your place.
EVENTS – PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL
-Tuesday 15th OctoberTapas in Nerja – numbers are limited.
-Wednesday 16th October – Drop in film viewing – 7pm at Nerja Cultural Centre, Calle Granada. “Rocketman”. A few of us will be there by about 6.50.
-Thursday 17th October – return event – Bowling at 5.30pm – Hotel Best Alcazar at La Herradura / Marine del Este. €12 includes shoes, 2 games, 2 drinks and contribution to Club charities. Use FB to book.
-Saturday 26th OctoberCheese and Wine Tasting – Nerja
-Saturday 2nd NovemberEGM / AGM. – 12 noon in the lower room at Nerja Club Hotel
-Saturday 16th November – Casino Night – El Zoco – invitation to be sent out nearer the time
-Thursday 28th NovemberThanksgiving Lunch – always a popular event. More details to follow
-Saturday 14th DecemberChristmas Ball – Hotel Al Andalus, Nerja. €45 pp.
https://www.facebook.com/AmericanInternationalClubNerja/

 

€1 Pints of Carling at O’Reillys Bar, Calahonda: We open Monday from 5pm with this super offer this week! 120 El Zoco commercial centre Calahonda, Mijas 29649
Job Opening: Chef/Cook required For the kitchen on a very low rental basis Weekday meals and Sunday Roasts.  FB Link

 

The Arts Society Nerja: Welcomes you to a lecture on ’Vivaldi in Venice’ by the composer Peter Medhurst. The lecture will be at the Centro Cultural, Calle Granada, Nerja, on Tuesday, October 15 at 18.00. www.TheArtsSocietyNerja.com

 

Blues Night at the Red Pepper: Thursday 17 Oct 8pm. Dave Murrell is playing a solo blues set this Thursday at the new Mexican restaurant, the Red Pepper, Paseo Andres Segovia/Esquina Calle Las Palomas (just in front of the Sports Centre), from 20:00. If you haven’t yet heard Dave Murrell playing the blues, you’re in for a real treat. He plays a fantastic variety of old and recent blues with emotion and authenticity, in his own unique style. We would love to see you there, to make it a wonderful evening.
Paseo de Andres Segovia 31/ Esquina Calle las Palomas, La Herradura. +34 958 17 90 86 FB Link

 

Authentic Flamenco “Jaime y Asamli”: Friday 29 Nov 9pm. Teatre de Nerja. Tix at Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle Granada 45, Nerja or Tel 902 646 289

 

La Carpinteria Bar- Competa: Coming Events
-Oct 18 Fri, JB Guitar 8 PM
-Oct 26 Sat, Lizzy Drip 9:30 PM
-NOV 9 Sat, Thrifty Malone 9:30 PM
Avda Constructión, 14, Cómpeta 29754 FB Link

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Beautiful mahogany Edwardian console table 105c wide X 49c deep X 85c high. 90 euros. Buyer collects from Nerja or can deliver along coast.
691 973 025 or email lizcogley at gmail.com

 

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Thank you: Thank you Digamextra (Naythan) for putting our advert for help with calligraphy on to your page so quickly. Delighted to say we have had some lovely replies and hope to have our document looking good again soon.
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Driving licence: Please can anyone recommend an office for renewal of a Spanish driving licence in Torre del Mar or Vélez-Málaga. Liz/Caleta de Velez
tedyliz @ hotmail. com (No spaces)

Photo:Steven Polunsky

 

Pets

Dog Owners: This is a warning to dog owners who open their door in the early morning and let your dogs wonder of in the campo. I live in Carraspite Sayalonga,and this morning I was woken up at around seven o’clock by an noise sounding like crying whining and splashing, turning on my lights found a large black Labrador type dog in the pool half under the cover almost drowned, When I went outside to see if I could get it out there was a large German Shepherd type dog also on my terrace,obviously they were together but I wasn’t sure if it was going to be aggressive if I went to the other dog but it stayed to the side . I couldn’t let the other dog drown so I managed to get it out of the pool with a lot of struggling,and they both ran off .
If you own a dog and can’t be bothered to take it out for a walk then I suggest you are not a fit person to own one and should get rid of them.
T.Wright ; tleswright AT yahoo DoT co dOt uk

 

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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, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Valez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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

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

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

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