DigameXtra No. 1542 Thursday, Feb. 13th 2020

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Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden – Open Sunday!
Come relax, enjoy the sights and sounds as you stroll among the many sculptures set amidst our tropical garden.
Whether you‘ve visited before, or many times there’s always something new.
Come and admire the latest spectacular murals form our recent artist-in-residence.
As usual The Chamber Players will be offering live Baroque music of Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann and many others.
Only 20 minutes north of Almuñécar. Directions at www.kittyharri.com
Hope to see you!
Please note that the March 4th Mosaic Workshop is full up so let us know if you’re interested and we’ll schedule the next one!
Jete, Granada +34 609 706 210

 

Recently closed Brooklyn Burgers on the Paseo in Torrox Costa, BLQ 85 bajo south side, is now The Bella Vista Restaurante (not to be confused with the Buena Vista II closer to the lookout). Full service Spanish beach restaurant. Many items on menu.

 

The new cafe on west side of BLQ 79 Torrox Costa that I didn’t know the name of a few days ago is called the Blackstar Cafe. This kid friendly cafe next to lush, shady lawns will be a real treat when the summer heat arrives.

 

Remembering Xavier Cugat: With La Insostenible Big Band. Friday 14 Feb, 8pm, €15. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. Info 902 646 289 or  https://cultura.nerja.es/category/programacion/

 

 

Candelaria Fest- Velez Malaga: Sat 22 Feb, 1pm. The event will take place on February 22 from 13.00 and will feature numerous musical activities among which the performance of Maria de la Colina. Visitors can enjoy drinks and home-made dishes at affordable prices, and a plate of paella in exchange for 1 kilo of food or cleaning products.
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/02/12/spains-velez-malaga-hosts-a-new-edition-of-the-fiesta-de-la-candelaria/

 

Carnival Torrox 28-29 Feb & El Morche 7 Mar:

 

Friday Blues & Boogie Jam Session with special guests: 10:30pm.
El Bar de las Motos, Av Tivoli 3, Benalmadena 29631 FB Link

 

Durmiendo Sola- Rumba, Flamenco & Pop: Sat 15Feb 11:30pm.
Cafe Pub La Bamba, Cortijos Romero, Viñuela 29713 FB Link

 

Bar Atila’s 1st outside afternoon gig!!!: With the great Rolling Stones Tribute ‘The Honky Tonk Cats’ starting at 2.00pm on Saturday 21st March. Reserve your place now. Calle Buena Vista 9, Puente Don Manuel 663 393 987

 

Exclusive Bar permit on offer: La Herradura has already begun to prepare its patron saint’s fiestas in honour of Saint Joseph, which will take place from 18 to 22 March. The Daytime Fair will be inaugurated on Thursday, March 19th at 1pm and will remain open until 7pm. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the opening hours will be at 12 noon until 7 p.m.
The application to bid for the opportunity to run the daytime fair bar will be opened shortly. The Mayor’s Office informs that the duration of the contract for the bar of the Official Booth will be five days and has a minimum bidding rate of 7,260 euros.
Applications must be submitted to the Registry. Those interested can request information at the offices of the Mayor’s Office of the La Herradura Civic Centre.
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/02/12/spains-la-herradura-prepares-festivities-to-honour-the-patron-saint-san-jose/

 

Valentine’s Event: At Mis Tapitas Bar. Saturday 15Feb 8:30pm.
Music by Christine.
Special meal: €45 couple / €25 single
Appetizers/Prawn Cocktail/Pork Sirloin with Risotto/Valentine’s Special Dessert/Wine,Beer,water,soft drinks
Reservations: 651 39 35 52
Puente don Manuel (Alcaucin)

 

Mario and Go With the Flow: Friday 21 Feb, 8-11pm.
With Lorraine, Paul Rouse, Mark Sims + Guests.
El Asador, Puente don Manuel FB Link

 

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Wanted: Fitted Sofa Covers. Hi digame readers I am looking for someone who can make up at least one set of fitted covers for a sofa bed and matching single chair must be way on /off as the sofa is a bed and is used occasionally Please contact Michael/Nerja
email: michaelkelly5 at talktalk dot net

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center
-Olive green mirror. Measurements Width 70cms Height 79cms Price 60€
Natural & green olive mirror Width Length 108cms Price 120€
-Mosaic side table with some glow in dark tiles. Measurements width 36cms Height 63cms Price 40€
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: TV / Media bench
120 cms wide, 35.5 cms deep, 62.5 cms high
price: 20 euro (buyer collects), more pics on request
Anne / Torrox 685247505

 

For Sale: Sofa bed, perfect condition, 100 euro. More photos available. Tadgh/Competa.
barretttadgh@yahoo.com

 

For Sale: Electric heater, excellent condition €30 (Sylvia,Velez Malaga). Email- sylvia4700 at hotmail.co. uk (no spaces)

 

For Sale: Electric patio heater, 3 heat settings 25€
Joy 610955826 Torrox

 

Recommendations

New florist in El Morche: A new florist shop has opened in El Morche. Going from Torrox Costa it is on the right – not quite as far as the church. You can’t miss it as he has a big display of lovely orchids in the window. He has a selection of lovely house plants, some of them are unusual and I haven’t seen them in other florists. Some outdoor plants. Different varieties of orchids that you don’t usually see. Some samples of beautiful flower arrangements. A selection of plant pots, plant food etc. All at reasonable prices. Nice owner who has some English.
Let’s support his new business venture, it’s a great addition to this area, and if we don’t use it – we’ll lose it!
Valerie. El Morche. vjfahey0 At gmail DoT com

 

News & Articles

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Scotland is taking steps toward (another) independence vote: Scotland is already taking steps to hold a referendum on independence and believes it is a matter of when rather than if the country separates from the rest of Britain, Scotland’s First Minister said on Monday.
In a referendum in 2014, Scots voted by 55% to stay in the United Kingdom. But independence supporters say Britain’s departure from the EU, which most Scots voted against in the 2016 Brexit referendum, means the situation has changed.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-scotland-sturgeon/scotland-is-taking-steps-toward-independence-vote-sturgeon-idUSKBN2041NM

 

Torremolinos holds “Colours for peace” race on the Costa del Sol: The Torremolinos pine forests will once again become a colourful circuit to host this Saturday, February 15, the third edition of the Family Race ‘Colores para la Paz, a sporting, supportive and non-competitive event, where funds raised will go to the young people of the Parish of Santa María del Mar. The uniqueness of the race is the coloured powders that will be thrown into the air along the route, located at strategic points, dousing the participants in a shower of colour which will make it an unforgettable day full of fun spent with family and friends. Photo : Ayto Torremolinos
https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/02/12/torremolinos-holds-colours-for-peace-race-on-the-costa-del-sol/

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
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Nerja 952 524 519
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Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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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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