Thursday, March 5, 2015

Little Theatre Group of Costa Rica - LTG - Upcoming Plays - "The Gnadiges Fraulein" by Tennessee Williams & "The Dumb Waiter" by Harold Pinter

UPCOMING Little Theatre Group
SHOWS
MARCH 2015


Opening March 6th at 8pm, with matinee performances on 
Saurday March 7th and Sunday March 8th.
LittleTheatreGroup.org/reservations.html


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MORE INFORMATION ON LITTLE THEATRE GROUP: 

MEMBERSHIP
5,000-c/solo.  8,000-c/couple/family
(even though I'm [Vicki] not much of a theatre goer [think about it - Vicki sitting in one place for 2 hours with her mouth shut???? NOT!!!], I still joined as I feel what they offer is VERY IMPORTANT for our community [English-speaking Cultural things] and it's a great group amongst the ExPat community!  And membership is only $10!!  A small "investment" in our community!!)


JOIN THEIR FACEBOOK GROUP: 


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES NEWSLETTER - Spring 2015 - from the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica

Seal with blue background
Embassy of the United States of America

AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES NEWSLETTER Spring 2015

 

Reaching Out to U.S. Citizens Where You Reside

On January 14 and 15, ACS traveled to Puerto Viejo and Bribri to meet with U.S. citizens and Costa Rican officials from the Ministry of Public Security.  ACS will be traveling to Golfito to meet with U.S. citizens during the second week of March.  In an effort to improve our services, we want to hear from you.  If you have a group of U.S. citizens that would like to meet with someone from the consular section, please send us an email.  We will do our best to schedule a visit to your community.  

In Case of Emergency: Tune In

The ACS Section of the U.S. Embassy is prepared to assist U.S. citizens in case of a natural disaster, be it an earthquake, volcanic eruption, flood, landslide, etc.  If there is a major earthquake or another natural disaster, please tune in to Radio Dos (99.5) or Radio Columbia (98.7) or go to our webpage for more information.  

ACS In the Field: Let us speak to your student groups

Consular Officers at the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica look forward to opportunities to speak to U.S. citizen students who are studying in Costa Rica.  Presenters provide tips to help students avoid becoming victims of crime, outline potential dangers, and provide information on services provided by the U.S. Embassy to U.S. citizens.  If you are expecting a group of students and you would like them to receive a security briefing, please email ACSSanJose@state.gov.  

Supporting Costa Rican Police

As only one example of U.S. programming to support Costa Rican law enforcement, the U.S. donated 19 canines and four vehicles to the Costa Rican Penitentiary Police as part of our bilateral assistance program.  The four vehicles, Toyota Hiluxes, are equipped to transport the dogs.  The donation, valued at over $200,000, will help ensure a more humane and safe environment with Costa Rica’s prison system.

Riptide Warning

Sadly, several U.S. citizen families have returned from their vacation to Costa Rica without a loved family member who was lost in a drowning.  This year, more than a dozen U.S. citizens have died as a result of drowning.  Several of the victims were young, in good health, and strong swimmers.  Riptides are often to blame, pulling otherwise good swimmers away from shore and under the water.  Please be mindful of riptides and warn your guests of the dangers of the ocean. 


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Friday, February 27, 2015

(on-going Listings) - GARAGE SALES•VENTA de GARAJE • FLEA MARKETS•MERCADO de las PULGAS • MOVING SALES•VENTA de TRASLADO • ESTATE SALES•VENTA de BIENES INMUEBLES • YARD SALES • THINGS FOR SALE • CONSIGNMENT SALES • VENTA de la CASA por la VENTA • REMATE • NOS VAMOS - APROVECHEN la OFERTA! • GRAN VENTA de GARAJE por MOTIVO de VIAJE & Where to find USED THINGS in Costa Rica


Since SOOOOO MANY people seem to be moving away from Costa Rica and/or needing some $$ or looking to lighten their loads, I've created this page where you can find or list the latest

GARAGE SALES•VENTA de GARAJE • FLEA MARKETS•MERCADO de las PULGAS • MOVING SALES•VENTA de TRASLADO • ESTATE SALES•VENTA de BIENES INMUEBLES • THINGS FOR SALE • VENTA de la CASA por la VENTA • REMATE • NOS VAMOS - APROVECHEN la OFERTA!  • GRAN VENTA de GARAJE por MOTIVO de VIAJE & Where to find USED THINGS in Costa Rica 

Thursday, February 26, 2015

COSTA RICA - NICARAGUA BORDER CROSSING • VISA RUN - Los Chiles, Costa Rica to•from San Carlos, Nicaragua



MARCH 4, 2015 
I'm there NOW so this weekend I'll have SOOOO MUCH to revise and add!!!!!!!!!!


I'm JUST starting this page with info on how to do your Border Crossing • Visa Run from
Los Chiles, Costa Rica and then up the Rio Frio to San Carlos, Nicaragua. 
& I actually may be doing it next week so make sure to bookmark it & keep checking back as I'm planning on giving Step-by-Step on how to do the crossing plus places to stay & things to do on BOTH sides!!!!!!!!

This site is being developed since I'm going soon, and will have information for both Los Chiles, Costa Rica and San Carlos, Nicaragua
•  Before You Go
•  Advantages of this Border Crossing
•  Getting There
(via bus [in time driving instructions also])

•  Places to STAY•Accommodations
•  a Step-by-Step Border Crossing Procedure
•  Places to EAT•Restaurants•Bakeries
•  Things To Do•See
•  Misc. Info like atm machines•banks • great deals•specials

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Democrats Abroad Costa Rica•DACR - Monthly Meeting - FEBRUARY 28 - Discussion on the Proposed Nicaraguan Canal: Who is building it, who is paying for it and and especially its environmental impact

DEMOCRATS ABROAD Costa Rica
MONTHLY MEETING

Saturday  -  FEBRUARY 28
, 2015  -  9:30am till noon-ish

Discussion with

Dr. Freddy Pacheco
on the
Proposed Nicaraguan Canal:
Who is building it, who is paying for it and
and especially its environmental impact.

Seminar - Benefits of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy - PEFT


Renata Beffa
of
Healing House in San Jose
facebook.com/HealingHouseCR

is giving a 
FREE SEMINAR:
on the Benefits of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy - PEFT

PEFT characterizes the therapy as a a non-invasive and pain-free treatment which stimulates the same meridian points as acupuncture.

It's been shown to benefit everything from arthritis, to circulation, to digestive disorders, sleep disorders, and cell regeneration, as well as many other conditions by using a device called a MicroMat - a flat electromagnetic field generator.

This is the system NASA uses to treat astronauts, athletes use to recover from sports injuries, and Linus Pauling and others have employed to stay young and vibrant.

The announcement said that this form of therapy has evolved from alternative to traditional medicine in recent years, with many prestigious hospitals and clinics using devices  with remarkable and measurable results. 

The technique was pioneered by veterinarians who used pulsed therapy to help horses with fractured legs. The pulses have a positive effect on bones and can help them knit.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved several devices that generate the  electromagnetic field.



WHEN:
Saturday - February 28  -  11am

WHERE:
San Isidro de El General • Perez Zeledon
Bazookas Restaurant on the InterAmericana Highway
(attendees are welcome to stay after the talk for lunch at this popular restaurant [that they pay for])

RSVP REQUESTED:
6036-4283  •  CarolVaughn2012@gmail.com
(tell them you saw it on Vicki's Living Life in Costa Rica blog)


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

HAIR SALON de ADY - an AWESOME Hairstylist that speaks ENGLISH in Escazu, Costa Rica

Every so often I decide to let go of MY need to control it all and be open to see what a PROFESSIONAL that understands bone structure, colics (however you spell it), tricks to take attention away from various flaws or enhance what you have - and I let THEM work their MAGIC!!

I did this the first time I went to Ady with SALON de ADY in Escazu!

Semi Permanent Make-up • MicroPigmentation - Where to find Semi Permanent Eyeliner • Eyebrows • Lip Liner in Costa Rica


After YEARS of searching for the right person to do
MicroPigmentation  •  SEMI-Permanent Make-up
(it's LIKE "tattooing" [though it really isn't])
Eyeliner • Eyebrows •
Lip Lining (Lip Liner) • Full Lip Fill In
that does it well, consciously, it's their PASSION, while still with decent prices - OH, and that speaks GOOD ENGLISH also - I FOUND an AWESOME ONE!!!

Saturday, February 21, 2015

DIRECTIONS•LOCATION • INSTRUCCIONES • UBICACIÓN to the On-Going COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE•MINI-FLEA MARKET


 DETAILS
 bit.ly/CommunityGarageSaleEscazu


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WHEN•CUANDO:
(usually between
9am-3pm on the Saturday
AFTER the 15th of the month paycheck)

MARCH•MARZO 14


 APRIL•ABRIL 18



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SELL YOUR THINGS AT THE NEXT COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE • BECOME A VENDOR


tinyurl.com/CommunityGarageSaleVendor


VENDER SUS COSAS EN LA SIGUIENTE GARAJE COMUNITARIO VENTA convertirse en vendedor en la próxima venta


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ENGLISH:
Look for the YELLOW•AMARILLO

"VENTE de GARAJE" Signs
& BALLOONS out front
(note this is an INSIDE sale.  This can sometimes be a later crowd so p
lease bring the directions as sometimes signs don't get put up till a bit later)

ESPANOL:


Busque el AMARILLO AMARILLO
Señales "VENTE de garaje"
Y GLOBOS en el frente
(tenga en cuenta esto es una venta en el interior. Esto a veces puede ser una multitud más tarde así que por favor traiga las direcciones ya que a veces las señales no se les ponen hasta un poco más tarde)


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DIRECTIONS•
DIRECCIONES:
ESCAZU (Trejos Montealegre)
ENGLISH:
•  Get off the Pista del Sol - Highway 27 at the WalMart Escazu Exit.
•  Pass through 2 lights (1st at the corner for WalMart & Tony Romas and the 2nd in front of TGIFridays).
•  At the first street after (at Rosti Pollo and Vivero•Nursery Exotica) leading into Trejos Montealegre - turn RIGHT.
•  Take your 1st LEFT.
•  Pass THROUGH the first intersection (ApartHotel Maria Alexandra on the South/West corner) - keep going - and it curves to the right.
•  Go down about 800 meters - passing over the 1st Speed Bump and the sale is INSIDE a private home. 


It's the
WHITE HOUSE 
with the CURVED DRIVEWAY and 2 BLACK GATES at the
 2nd SPEED BUMP
on your RIGHT!!
(note currently it is just black - no yellow stripes)
•  There's a painting inside that arch below - just above the door of a "J"
If the gate isn't open - ring the bell.


QUESTIONS:
8-378-6679 (English only)

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ESPANOL INSTRUCCIONES:
Escazú (Trejos Montealegre)
Bajar la Pista del Sol - Highway 27 en la salida WalMart Escazú.
Pasar a través de 2 luces (primero en la esquina de WalMart y Tony Romas y la segunda frente a Tgifridays).
En la primera calle después (en Rosti Pollo y Vivero Vivero Exotica) que lleva en Trejos Montealegre - gire a la derecha.
• Lleve a su primera IZQUIERDA.
Pasar por el primer cruce (ApartHotel Maria Alexandra en la esquina sur / oeste) - seguir adelante - y curvas a la derecha.
Ir abajo unos 800 metros - pasando por encima de la primera Bump velocidad y la venta se encuentra dentro de una casa privada. Es la

Es la
CASA BLANCA
con el camino de entrada curvo y 2 NEGRO GATES en el
  Segundo badén ("muerto"?)


en su DERECHO !!
(nota actualmente es sólo negro - sin rayas amarillas)

•  There's a painting inside that arch below - just above the door of a "J"
If the gate isn't open - ring the bell.


PREGUNTAS:
8-529-2509 (Español solamente)


SmartPhone App helps Locate, Review Gas Stations in Costa Rica!!!!



This seems like a MEGA HELPFUL app for your SmartPhone - ESPECIALLY because some gas stations are selling you CRAPPY gas that's doing damage to your engine (like all the other negatives here aren't harming your car big time - like the bad roads, potholes, removed manhole covers, high driveways/curves with the low cars, speedbumps (especially the un-colored/un-marked ones).


A study released this week by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) found that 57 of Costa Rica’s 348 gas stations last year failed to fully comply with technical regulations for selling fuel. That means that more than 16 percent of gas stations failed at least one of the national regulations on quality and quantity.
ARESEP inspections mostly found sediments in fuels, gas pumps dispensing less fuel than paid for by customers and incorrect ignition temperatures in fuels sold.

For the rest of this article go to:
TicoTimes.net/2015/02/13/smartphone-app-helps-locate-review-gas-stations-in-costa-rica


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SOON we'll have a NICE NEW Gas Station in Escazu - on the road between Paco Plaza - on the Right•East side of the street - heading towards Guachipelin Pista del Sol - Highway #27 entrance - just about across the street from the NEW AutoMercado!!
Details coming SOON!!!
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Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence - March 13-16, 2015 - Costa Rica


Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence
March 13-16, 2015
facebook.com/MedicinesFromTheEdge

An herbal gathering to celebrate the diverse abundance of medicines from the tropics. Termales del Bosque Hot Spring Resort, Aguas Zarcas

Join us for a gathering of herbalists from the Americas to celebrate our diversity and learn about the abundant medicines from the Neo-Tropics. Costa Rica, a bridge between North and South America has diverse micro-climates where we can find temperate familiars and exotic rainforest healers. Explore the range of ethnobotanically significant plants from indigenous and Afro-Caribbean, Costa Rica as well as other plants from the Americas.

The conference will cover a broad range of practical topics as well as focusing on tropical  plant identification, medicine making, permaculture and functional tropical foods Enjoy horseback riding, excursions to gorgeous waterfalls and Finca Luna Nueva, a biodynamic medicinal plant collection.

 The workshops will be bi-lingual, Spanish and English, with a profound focus on the unique micro-climates and various eco-systems of Costa Rica, a bridge between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres!

  
EthnoBotanicalJourneys.givezooks.com/events/medicines-from-the-edge-costa-rica-2015 .


Thursday, February 19, 2015

WATER TURNED OFF • SHUT OFF - FEBRUARY 21 - ESCAZU • SANTA ANA • DESAMPARADOS • ALAJUELITA


According to
AYA – the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados
(Costa Rica's main water company)
Water will be turned off • shut off in the following areas • dates below.

Remember to stockpile water on Friday, maybe do your laundry Friday night and keep this in mind for any plans you had for Saturday (including if it involves restaurants, etc.)


Parts of ESCAZU • SANTA ANA  •  DESAMPARADOS  •  ALAJUELITA

WHY:
Preventative Maintenance at the Puente Mulas station

WHEN:
THIS SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 21, 2015


ANYONE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED WITH THIS?? 
FROM WHAT I CAN GATHER SO FAR IT ONLY EFFECTED
TREJOS MONTELEGRE - ESCAZU.

HOURS:
9am till 6pm-ish


SPECIFIC AREAS EFFECTED:

ALAJUELITA:
Centro, San Felipe, La Aurora, Tejarcillos, San Josecito, Calle El Alto, Concepción, El Tejar.


DESAMPARADOS:
Novedades, Alpino, Méndez, Los Ángeles, Santa Cecilia, Tolima, Maiquetía.


ESCAZU:
Centro, San Rafael, Corazón de Jesús, Rosalinda, Bello Horizonte, Anonos, Trejos Montealegre, Maynard, Los Elíseos, Altos de Bello Horizonte, Santa Teresa, Profesores, Santa Eduviges, Vista de Oro.  Guachipelín (sector norte de la 27), Loma Real, Real de Pereira.


SANTA ANA:
Centro, Don Lalo, Gavilanes, Concepción, La Chispa, Pozos de Santa Ana, Obando, Valle Soleado, Lajas, Casa Blanca, Calle Pilas, Río Oro, Bosques de Santa Ana, Honduras.


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CHECK TO SEE WHAT AREAS WILL HAVE THEIR WATER SHUT OFF AT:
www.aya.go.cr/Contenidos/Noticias/frwNoticias.aspx?n=284
(note you MUST have the www. as their site was not programmed correctly)


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LivingLifeInCostaRica.blogspot.com/2015/02/WaterShutOffsEscazu.html
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

JOANNA'S ECLECTIC FOOD GATHERINGS - Lunch Gathering • Singles Supper Gathering • Supper Gathering - Escazu


JOANNA'S ECLECTIC FOOD GATHERINGS!


JOANNA’S ECLECTIC LUNCH GATHERING
The 2nd Saturday of each month - 12pm/noon
DATES:
March 14 • April 11 • May 9 • June 13 • July 11 • August 8 • September 12 • October 10 • November 14 • December 12.


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JOANNA’S SINGLE ECLECTIC SUPPER GATHERING
The 3rd Friday of each month - 7pm
DATES:
March 20 • April 17 • May 15 • June 19 • July 17 • August 14 • September 18 • October 16 • November 20 • December 18


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JOANNA’S ECLECTIC SUPPER GATHERING
The 3rd Saturday of each month - 7pm till ???!!!!!
DATES:
March 21 • April 18 • May 16 • June 20 • July 18 • August 15 • September 19 • October 17 • November 21 • December 19


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PRICE:
Varies by how many plates you have & your drinks. 
Plates range from 1,000-3,000-colones - averaging 2,000-c.
Tips additional


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RESERVATIONS:
To ensure enough food for everyone - a 
Reservation is REQUIRED
in the form of a 5,000-c Pre-Paid Cash Deposit
Deposit can be made at Cocina EclecTica in Escazu (Trejos Montelegre) or Scotia Bank
Email for instructions:
JoannasEatz@yahoo.com


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Saturday, February 14, 2015

FOUND - MISSING PERSON - LACEY RABIDUE (or Joshua Robinson) - in Nicaragua, Costa Rica or Honduras


Sunday - February 15, 2015

LACEY HAS BEEN IN CONTACT WITH HER MOM!!!!!
Lacey's mom just contacted me to say that Lacey JUST sent her a very brief email saying THEY'RE OK 

and that they were hiking out in the middle of nowhere & someone approached them saying they'd seen the info they were missing (the power of people coming together!!!)

Mom does not have any more info than that•clarity on where they are & why she'd been out of contact at this time.

She said “Thanks to all of you Expats Angels and what you have done for me. I am grateful beyond words! You have no idea how relieved I am.”

YEAHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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MISSING PERSONS
LACEY RABIDUE & JOSHUA ROBINSON

A missing persons report has been filed via the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua along with local police in Estile, Nicaragua for the whereabouts of Lacey Rabidue and Joshua Robinson.


PLEASE keep an eye out to help locate LACEY RABIDUE (Jipsē Rae) who was last heard from at 1am (conversation with her mother) - February 12, 2015 in Estile, Nicaragua. She had told her mom that they were heading to Managua on a 3am bus and she was supposed to call her mom the next day as she was booking a flight for her and she has not been heard from her since and she's one to touch in with her mom daily and post pictures on her Facebook.

Lacey is 23 years old 5'10" - 105 lbs, short blonde hair, blue eyes, long legs and has distinguishing tattoos and some piercings.

They had been planning on traveling around Nicaragua (possibly to Granada next), Honduras and down to Costa Rica - specifically hiking around and both had camera and filming equipment and Lacey had an Apple laptop on her.  They had been staying at a hostel in Esteli (not sure which one).

The guy with her in this picture and who is traveling with her is JOSHUA ROBINSON - facebook.com/konkre.films - and he has not been heard from either.  He was heading from Nicaragua via some time in Honduras, then to Costa Rica to film at ENVISION FEST February 26 (if anyone has connections with Envision Fest, PLEASE share this link around). 

Please share this throughout Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Honduras with various Facebook destinations, hostels friends family and churches or other organizations.  Perhaps someone in each city can share this link at at the hostels - both on their Facebook page, send them a PM on Facebook asking them to add it to their page and/or take their pictures around to various facebook pages.

If you have information about LACEY RABIDUE or Josh Robinson email her mother - Raeleen Woodbury at raeleenwoodbury@gmail.com Raeleen Woodbury (her mom) or her sister Sandra Raine Thomas

I've been in direct contact with her mother for updates.

If you have serious information and want the mother's phone number, call me at 1-941-312-7569 or skype - VallartaVicki - or in Costa Rica - (506) 8-378-6679 and I'll share it with you (she's pretty overwhelmed with people contacting her right now that are concerned so give her number to anyone with any serious leads if you can't email her)



Thursday, February 12, 2015

VALENTINE'S DAY • DIA de SAN VALENTIN - Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Costa Rica - 2015

Acabo de empezar esta lista de lugares y maneras de
I've JUST started this list of places and
MANERAS DE CELBRAR EL
DIA DE SAN VALENTIN
WAYS TO CELEBRATE
VALENTINE'S DAY
en•in
Costa Rica!

Nature Profit Collaboration & Training - Entrepreneurial Women... Growing Investments... Biodynamically...

 
Entrepreneurial Women... Growing Investments... Biodynamically...
facebook.com/events/793364587378285

PURPOSE: We are Entrepreneurial Women choosing to collaborate with other Business Women who are willing to learn how to grow are Personal/Business Investments in Harmony with the Natural World. WE will be guided by the Philosophy of Rudolf Steiner's Biodynamic Farming Concepts and extending these Principles into the Foundation of our Living/Business Practices. Between Living Rooms to Boardrooms all across the Globe, Women come together, declare our goals/dreams and collaborate in bringing our Mission into action, if we have not done so already!

FAMILIES • PARENTS • KIDS•CHILDREN • TEENS • YOUTH - List of Resources on Where • How FAMILIES • PARENTS • KIDS•CHILDREN • HOME SCHOOLERS • PLAYDATES can Connect. Most are in English for Expats &/or Foreigners Living &/or Working in Costa Rica



Raising kids in a foreign country - especially if you don't speak the language or are Home Schooling - can't be an easy thing - so I'm creating this page to share different groups on Facebook where parents & kids can connect.

Women's Club of Costa Rica (WCCR) - 75th Anniversary Luncheon - San Jose, Costa Rica - March 11, 2015


WOMEN'S CLUB of Costa Rica

MARCH 75th ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON
CELEBRATING OUR LEGACY
75 YEARS OF MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN COSTA RICA

Featuring:
the PREMIERE of our new WCCR Documentary
highlighting our amazing history

RAFFLE:
Just wait to see the prizes!

And, of course, the opportunity for you to visit with old friends and to make new ones.


WHEN:

WEDNESDAY - March 11, 2015  -  11am-2:30pm



ENTRANCE•LUNCHEON:
12,000-c - PRE-PAID
Tickets are available from Board and Advisory Committee members or by contacting Ticket Manager Jenny Kitson at tickets@wccr.org


WHERE:
Holiday Inn - Aurola - San Jose - Downtown
Calle 5 at Avenida 5 - in front of Parque Morazan
2-523-1000 (hotel's number if you get lost)

PARKING: 
FREE parking
is located ONLY in the Herdonza Parking Lot 
which is on the East side of the hotel.  At the meeting they'll announce instructions and you'll get a voucher in the lobby from the Bell Boys to present (get there early to get a space as it fills up fast).




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MORE INFORMATION ON 
WCCR - Women's Club Costa Rica

LivingLifeInCostaRica.blogspot.com/2014/03/WomensClubCR.html






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Know any women living in Costa Rica - or thinking to move here?  Please share this link with them!

tinyurl.com/WCCRMeetingMarch2015
LivingLifeInCostaRica.blogspot.com/2015/02/WCCRMeetingMarch2015.html
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PET THINGS FOR SALE in Costa Rica - Dog Toys • Cat Toys • Dog Things • Cat Things • Dog Clothes • Cat Clothes • Pet Products • Dog Cage•Kennel • Pet Stores - STRONGEST Dog Chew Toy


FOR SALE - NEW
The STRONGEST CHEW TOY I've found for MEGA chewer•destroyer•tearing things up dogs - DuraChew by NylaBone!
I've seen chew toys by this brand in CR but not this one (perhaps it's because it's SOOOOO STRONG & doesn't get chewed up in a week or a month like all the chew toys I've seen when you have a dog with STRONG teeth!)

SIZE:
"Souper"•X-Large for dogs 50+ pounds
(BUT Odie the 10 pound/4.5 kilo Jack Russell TERROR [below] LOVES the Souper size & carries it around [he steals it from his brother]).

I'm a Pet Sitter & House Sitter
- LOVING YOUR PET HOUSE SITTING -
LovingYourPetHouseSitting.com  •  facebook.com/LovingYourPetHouseSitting
& I had the "Used" one in the picture used by a 80 pound American BullDog for a year AND a month with an 8 month Lab Puppy that could destroy a knuckle bone in 5 minutes (plus Odie & other dogs that I watch).

PRICE:
$20/each - FIRM
(only 3 left)


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Used DOG CAGE•KENNEL•CRATE

SIZE:
91cm•35"-Long x 58cm•22"-Wide  x  67cm•26"-High

Features: 
Single door. Plastic Pan pulls out for easy cleaning. Safe & secure slide bolt latch.

PRICE:
$60 or best offer


These are BOTH
LOCATED:
Escazu (Trejos Montelegre)

CONTACT:


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Do YOU HAVE SOME DOG•CAT•PET RELATED THINGS FOR SALE?
STRONGEST Dog Chew Toy • Dog Toys • Cat Toys • Dog Clothes • Cat Clothes • Pet Products • Dog Cage•Kennel•Crates • Pet Stores

ADVERTISE IT HERE!!

Make a DONATION to the blog
(PayPal.com - attention LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com)
& get 1 picture • 1 paragraph description of the item(s) • Contact Info & a list of 10 other places you might post it.
(if you ALSO separately gift me with the item, I'll write a comment here as well which helps)

Email me at:
LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com


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This page is
SPONSORED BY:

LOVING YOUR PET HOUSE SITTING
for all your Pet Sitting (in YOUR home) & House Sitting needs!
LovingYourPetHouseSitting.com  •  facebook.com/LovingYourPetHouseSitting


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PEQUENO MUNDO • Pequeño Mundo - one of the CHEAPEST places to find things for the home in Costa Rica



PEQUENO MUNDO
 



I think Pequeño Mundo has some of THE LOWEST prices I've found in Costa Rica for household goods.  It's kind of like the American Big Lots or the old time Pic N Save (are they still around??) where it's always different (ok, so that's how Costa Rica is overall) and most of it's the cheap quality "Made in China" stuff, but you can find LOTS of things here - to me - making it perfect for someone that JUST moved here as in many ways it's a one-stop-shopping place!!

They have everything from:
•  Housewares•many things you need to set up a new Home•Kitchen•Hogar (though cheap quality) from dishes sets for under $20, glassware
•  Decorative items
•  Hardware•Ferretería (a GREAT place to find everything from the old fashioned [healther for you] light bulbs, hammers, screwdrivers and all that type of stuff)
•  Food•Groceries•Abarrotes
•   Furniture (in the larger ones mainly)
•  Clothes for Kids•Niños • Babies•Bebes
•  Women•Damas • Men•Caballeros • Shoes•Calzado.

In "Summer" season - tents/beach things.  They're even good to find things for someone starting a restaurant as you can get SOOOO MANY things there!!!!!

NOTE that, as with MANY stores in Costa Rica, what you see today - chances are GOOD you will NOT see them tomorrow!!!!

I have some pictures of some things I've seen there over the years at Pequeño Mundo:


HOURS:  Daily 10am-7pm

LOCATIONS•TIENDAS:

They have 9 locations now!  The largest (hence BEST BY FAR!!) ones (3 of them) are
(NOTE:  I believe this map [off their website] is the old directions and they have re-routed it)

Escazu - GUACHIPELIN (2-288-2111)
THIS is their BIGGEST STORE!!!  They've just MEGA EXPANDED warehouse and it's HUGE and filled with even MORE!!!
DIRECTIONS (
It's off of the Autopista Próspero Fernández•Pista del Sol•Ruta #27 - 500 meter West of MultiPlaza though NOT easy to get to from MultiPlaza (at least I haven't figured it out yet [if you do PLEASE email me what you go to LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com])Coming from Santa Ana:  JUST after the Guachipelin exit there's a NEW small exit that leads to Pequeño Mundo and the new Casino (I think it still says "Guachipelin").  Make an IMMEDIATE RIGHT and a Right into their parking lot. (I need to figure
Coming from San Jose:  Get off at the Guachipelin exit and go Left•South.  I think the easiest way to do it is to go under the overpass and get back on the Pista and get off at the first exit (a small one).  See the directions from Santa Ana above for the rest.


Cartago  (
2-573-3131)
DIRECTIONS: 
La Lima de Cartago, costado sur de Bomba Shell.

Heredia  (2-
237-6033)
DIRECTIONS: 
1Km al Sur del Mall Paseo de las Flores.




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REGULAR STORES:
Alajuela  (2-4311596)
 

DIRECTIONS:  Del cementerio•cemetery   central - 400 metros Oeste/West.

Curridabat  (2-
283-1972)

DIRECTIONS:  600 metros al este del San José Indoor Club.

Desamparados Y Griega  (2-286-0043)
 

DIRECTIONS:  Contiguo a la rotonda de la “Y” GriegaEscazú (San Rafael)  (2-289-9246)
This one is actually 4 small ones - the highest one/most West is Food and Hardware type items.  Next - Household decorations.  Then Women's Clothes.  And the one closest to Mas x Menos is Kids things.

DIRECTIONS:  Next door to Mas x Menos just West of the Scotia Split - Del cruce a San Rafael de Escazú 50 metros Oeste/West.

Moravia  (2-240-2700)

DIRECTIONS:  e la parroquia (church?) - 300 metros Oeste/West.

San Pedro  (2-253-4616)
DIRECTIONS:  Montes de Oca. Del Restaurante Río 100 metros al Este/East.


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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

SELF EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS in Costa Rica - February 2015

FEBRUARY 
February 13
Cantando la Vida
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Hosted by Diane Britzke
 
WHERE:
Finca Amrta  -  FincaAmrta.com 

Cantando la Vida is a celebration of the voice! We gather together to sing songs of very high vibration. This is different than a festival. Read here the Agreements we've worked over the years which lead to a super successful, safe and stellar sing!!!

Come join in a weekend of sweet juicy music, filled with delicious harmonies, delightful melodies and sage messages. In the bamboo shade and under the tropical starry nights we will brew melodic magic of communal singing. Together we invite in the spirit of love made manifest through our shared song, our heart song!

Sing you Friday afternoon, family!

for recordings, directions and info about the global song community go to...
www.singingalive.org/costa-rica

for more information about Cantando la Vida email healthcoach@rosiekenny.com



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FEBRERO - TALLERES Empowering AUTO alrededor de Costa Rica - en español - Meditacion • Chakras


FEB 25  =  LOS BENEFICIOS DE LA MEDITACION
Wednesday, February 25 - 7-8:30pm

Hosted by Conferencias públicas en Heredia
 
EL PODER DE LOS CHAKRAS
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Wed Feb 25 - 5-6:30pm - at Una Heredia

EL SIGNIFICADO DE LOS SUEÑOS
Fri Feb 20 at Biblioteca Publica Heredia

   
Conferencia Pública e invitación al Taller.
Expositor Argentino Carlos Garcia.
Universidad Nacional, Auditorio Marco Tulio Salazar.
Entrada Libre, inf. 8685-1344
Te invita: Instituto Cultural de Estudios Gnósticos de Costa Rica