DigameXtra No. 1457 Friday, Nov. 15th 2019

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UPDATED Rain Forecast For the next week: Fri 01%, Sat 0%, Sun 58%, Mon 25%, Tues 0%, Wed 68%, Thur 42%, Fri 73%.

Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – Open Sunday 10 – 4:
Wind, rain, snow, tempest…Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden will be open for your pleasure on Sunday!
As usual, live music will accompany your visit, with extra Swedish and Norwegian musicians visiting the area, joining The Chamber Players.
String Quartets and small Chamber Groups are rare in this part of the world, so come and enjoy!
Oh, almost forgot, we have lots of interesting and eclectic sculptures too, to nourish your soul! New additions every week.
Just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar, Directions at www.kittyharri.com
There are still a few places available on the Sculpting in Concrete Workshop on Nov 20th. Pls ask for details.
Jete, Granada, 609 706 210


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 Web site: www.lux-mundi.org .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.
-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 ponchos & wraps for the ladies and waistcoats for the men. Time 11.00 to 13.00 at the Centre.
-Every Monday German Coffee meetings. Time 15.00 to 17.00.
-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. 2 Euros for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi card 1 Euro.
-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. 5€ for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 4€.
-Every Friday – Coffee Morning, Boutique & Books. 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 household goods have 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 November 18th – U3A Art Appreciation Group. Please come and join friends and watch a DVD. Andrew Graham- Dixon examines the history of French art, revealing how it emerged from a struggle between tradition, revolution and rules of the citizens. He compresses centuries of culture into three thematically linked chapters. This will be followed by a lively discussion. Time 11.00. 3 Euros for room fee or with Friends of Lux Mundi Card 2 Euros available at the Centre.
Kind regards, Patricia Rothwell, Press Officer, Tel. 951 57 61 55

New Years Eve Party with 2 Tribute Bands:
Bonanza Steakhouse Showbar presents proudly our NYE line up.
We start with a free welcome cava by entrance
5PM – Doors open
6pm – Start live background music
7PM – Live show Ed Sheeran tribute during dinner
10PM – Queen of Magic tribute after dinner
12PM – Nye countdown
1AM – Dj entertainment party !!
Reservation going very fast be on time before you’re to late
Dinner guests free entrance – Book a table, leave deposit
Guests 10 € Entrance free cava and bites
Kitchen: Michelin Master Chef Anton
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Dana & Gianni: Saturday 16 November from 8.30pm Dana & Gianni will play at Mis Tapitas, Puente Don Manuel. Follow us on facebook @danaegianni where you will find much more info, photos and videos. Thanks (dana10marzo@gmail.com)

Animals in Distress (A.I.D.) Fundraiser Concert: Saturday, November 16 at the Sunset Beach Club in Benalmadena. 4 talented performers will make your night spectacular with some of the greatest rock songs of all time performed in a way you’ve never heard before. Tickets €10, sold at the AID Furniture Warehouse in Alhaurin el Grande or visit our website https://rockoftheages.com/event/roa-animals-in-distress.

Night out to see the Malaga Christmas lights: Axarquia Social Club. Our first trip is planned for December the 5th!
It would be amazing to get our first trip full up.
We will be picking up from 4 different stops:
-La Raqueta in Nerja (5pm)
-Nerja Bus Stop (5:10pm)
-Torrox Bus Stop (5:15pm)
-Torrox Park (5:20pm)
You will have approximately 3 and a half hours to roam around Malaga and do what you wish.
You will have the chance to see the Malaga Lights twice while we are there  6:30pm & 8pm.
Tickets are 10€ for members and 12€ for non-members!
All tickets must be purchased in advance!
We need a minimum of 35 members to go to make this trip happen…
You can purchase your tickets at La Raqueta in Nerja or by contacting Pj to make an online payment.
You can join the Axarquia Social Club today for FREE!
Need more info? Visit this link:  http://www.axarquiasocialclub.com/join/
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Greek restaurant in Torrox Costa!:  Greek House – Located on the sea promenade, between the Safari bar and Picadero restaurants, BLQ 80 bajo. We offer you a little piece of Greece with our Greek home made specialties. Our opening time is from 18:00, Tuesday thru Sunday. Monday closed. Also, you can enjoy our specialties in lunch time, between 13.00-15.00, with reservation on the telephone number 642585049. You can choose meat specialties ( Gyros, Souvlaki, Bifteki, Sutsukaki, Mussaka), cheese (Feta Psiti, Feta Saganaki, Hallumi), vegetables (Greek salad, Hummus, Eggplant cream, Mezze, Tzatziki) or sea fruits ( prawns or octopus), all of this accompanied with our special Greek pita bread. We offer a lovely meal time in a quiet end exquisite atmosphere, accompanied with the best Greek music. See you soon! https://la-casita-griega.business.site/


Casa Magel B and B breaks:
-2 nights B and B with one 3course evening meal for 2 including wine 110.00€
-3 nights B and B with one evening meal for 2 including wine and 1 evening /lunch tapas & drinks in a local bar for 2. 165.00€
Included in your stay we can also arrange a visit to a wonderful local Bodega for a tour & wine tasting with tapas @ 20.00€ per head or stay for a lovely home-cooked, 3-course meal for an extra 15.00€ per head ( 35.00€ in total per person )
The Bodega is nestled in the foothills of the Antequera mountains and all the wine produced is to a very high standard and fully organic. It is run by a lovely Spanish family whos ties with winemaking goes back to the 19th century. An unforgettable afternoon out in the beautiful Spanish countryside
There is so much to do in our area. Visit the Wolf park, El Torcal, Antequera, Convento Magdalena, the stunning lakes of Ardales and walk the famous Caminito Del Rey. Then relax in our spacious, comfortable outside area and weather permitting laze in the sparkling pool.
CASA MAGEL. Valle de Abdalajis. www.casamagel.com
+34 722879503 Sat Nav Co-ordinates 36.920529, -4.684685
Tel No 722897503
Email casamagel@yahoo.com


Malagalingo: Are you going to do something NEW this year?
Come with us to have FUN while learning SPANISH
-less struggle, more joy > you’ll speak Spanish at last
-conversational approach
-also if your are just passing through
-single lessons for conversation from 5€
-relaxed and fun atmosphere. On our outdoor terrace when the weather is nice
-certified native Spanish teachers
-in Torrox Costa. Very simple and free parking always available
-also Skype or Whatsapp lessons
-Golden Club 50+ students aged
-you are invited to attend your first lesson for FREE!!!
malagalingo Tel.:/Whats: + (34) 650 479 493
malagalingo@gmail.com ; Facebook: malagalingo


Weswoodwork: We make customized wooden furniture.
Any model, size or colour is possible.
Tell us your ideas and we can make your own design as well.
Have a look on our facebook page to see our latest work and reviews of our customers.
You are more then welcome to have a look in our workshop in Torrox.
weswoodwork AT outlook DOT com


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Upcycled furniture.
-Lovely little drawer unit with 9 small drawers been stripped back to natural wood and waxed Measurements Width 63cms Depth 30cms Height 35cms Price 55€
-Computer chair adjustable back 70€
-2 matching chest of drawers Measurements Width 75cms Depth 41cms Height 90cm Price 40€ each
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com


For Sale, 2 items:
-Alpujarran fabric 5m x1. 4m ideal for seat covers. 20€
-Pine chest of drawers, good condition 30€
Joy 610955826 Torrox


For Sale, 3 items:
-Kids Car Seat, Römer for 15 – 36 kg, used only for two weeks, like new
Euro 50,00
-Beergarden Set, extrawide table and two benches, folding, 220 x 70 cm, for 8 -10 people Euro 55,00
-Heater Parafin together with ca. 15 liter of parafin liquid, very good condition, works perfect. Euro 60,00
Michaela/Torre del Mar, Tel 676 786261 or


For Sale: Original oil painting in the style of vettriano. Framed 54 x 64 cm. Torrox pueblo. 350 euros. 682 661 313 Margaret Framed


For Sale, as a set: relax chairs + foot stools. Light spot on one. 100€ for both
Tel 0031641217970 Lavinia in Benamargosa


News & Articles

Many types of Dance in Marbella: The Teatro Ciudad de Marbella is offering a range of exceptional dance programmes during November and early December. Read all about it at: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2019/11/13/many-types-of-dance-in-marbella/#.Xc25Hpko_rc

Classic ballet in Malaga: There is to be cavalcade of ballet at the Cervantes Theatre in Malaga on Wednesday November 27 with a double bill performed by the Russian National Ballet of Sergei Radchenko.
First, there will be a complete performance of Romeo and Juliet the Shakespearean tragedy set to music by Russian National Ballet of Sergei Radchenko and then a selection of scenes from eight other famous ballets mainly by the Russian composer including excerpts from Swan Lake.
This is one of the many touring Russian ballet ensembles and was founded by Sergei Radchenko, who was a legendary soloist in the Bolshoi Ballet during the days of the USSR. Tickets cost from €15 to €45.
Info and tix at: https://www.teatrocervantes.com/en/genero/danza/danza-malaga-2019/romeo-y-julieta-gala-de-danza

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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
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Nerja 952 524 519
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