Do you know of something or have an event to post? Please Email me with two versions - one just the ultra basics - date, time, name, BRIEF 1-2 line description, contact name, email address, website, cost. The other DETAILED!! Send it to me at CostaRicaEvents@gmail.com
WHAT’S HAPPENIN’ - CALENDARSat. Dec. 1 - 9am-?? - YARD SALE - Multi-Family (including Vicki with some REALLY COOL STUFF though because of Bingo/Bake Sale benefit, I’ll only be there from around 8:30-11:30am!!).
10am-3pm - CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL at the American International School – Cariari
10am-4pm – CORRECTIVE BREATHING & MOVEMENT – Working your body smarter, not harder” Workshop with Paul Tank. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org / 533-1775
2-5pm – BINGO & BAKE SALE BENEFIT & TOY DRIVE hosted by Helping Hands (http://endpoverty.meetup.com/44 & coming soon - www.HelpingHandsCR.com / HelpingHandsCR@gmail.com) at The House of Self Empowerment. They’ll have LOTS of prizes (many make great holiday gifts) & will be selling many tasty Baked Goods & Treats!!
This is a benefit for Gail Nystrom’s CR Humanitarian Foundation (www.CRHF.org) - to help raise MUCH NEEDED $$$ for a few holiday parties/presents for VERY needy kids & many of her other projects!! Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy for a less fortunate child's Christmas, shoes (gently used or new) for their "Walk a Mile In Their Shoes Campaign" or any other "stuff" (clothes, household goods you no longer need, basic food staples, etc.).
The House of Self Empowerment serves as a Donation Drop-Off Point for MANY charities in/around Costa Rica so feel free to drop off ANY donations at any time. For more info email LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com or call 378-6679.
Starting Dec. 4 - Hanukkah Menorah Lighting in La Sabana Park behind the Leon Cortes statue. 296-6565
Dec. 5-7 - UNPUBLISHED WRITERS’ FESTIVAL - Ferrer Cultural House-Barrio Escalante & the Chilean Cultural Center-Los Yoses. 360-0342 / 235-1045.
Thurs. DEC. 6 - PRANIC HEALING CIRCLE - www.SatYogaInstitute.org for more details.
Fri. Dec. 7 - 6pm – SCULPTURE EXHIBIT featuring works by Margreet Wielemaker-Postma / 228 4242 / 385 3724 / email@example.com
Sat. Dec. 8 - 9am-noon - YARD SALE BENEFIT hosted by HELPING HANDS in front of Out of Bounds Lodge/B&B. They’re in Escazu - ON Calle Vieja – heading West towards Santa Ana, on the South side of the street, just West of Taj Mahal Restaurant (directions at - www.bedandbreakfastcr.com/location.htm).
They have room for 2 more people to sell their stuff. You’d donate 20% of your proceeds to Helping Hands. You bring your own table. If you’re interested, contact Meranda at 288-6762 for more details
6:30-11:30pm - ARCR CHRISTMAS DINNER DANCE - http://forums.arcr.net/index.php?act=calendar&cal_id=1&code=showevent&event_id=551
Dec. 8-9 - SEMINAR/WORKSHOP ON PHYSICAL INJURIES for massage therapists & trainers at Casa Ames in Los Yoses. 224-7113 / 224-3678 / www.CasaAmes.com
Sun. Dec. 9 - 9am-6pm - GAY FESTIVAL/ SEXUAL DIVERSITY/Festival de Orgullo - Parque de la Paz-San Sebastian www.cipacdh.org / 800-247-2227 (though their website has different info. THIS is correct).
Fri. Dec. 14 - One of the BEST METEOR SHOWERS of the year – after midnight in the Eastern skies! (though good from Dec. 6-19)
Dec. 28-Jan. 24 - CRICS – CR INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY is having a month long gathering (The Aristotle Gathering) of like-minded thinkers of sustainability!! www.CenterForSustainability.net
Jan. 12 - BAZOOKA FEST (http://www.costa-bazooka.com) – An all day outdoor Rock Music festival near Quepos benefiting the Roberta Felix Foundation.
In time I’ll be starting a Calendar also but in the meantime – if you have something new to add – email me at CostaRicaEvents@gmail.com