Events calendar. If you know of any other activities, please feel free to let us know about them.
will hold an ART WORKSHOP with naturalist painter and illustrator Deirdre Hyde, June 21-23, with an emphasis on drawing plants, trees, insects, animals and landscapes. For more information, call 244-1414, ext. 111.
is getting ready for the international double, all breeds DOG SHOW, June 9, at 10:00 am. For more information call 222-5238.
Educational Resource Center
presents ECO-CAMP 1996, an ecologically based day-camp exprerience for children, June 10-14, 17-21 and 24-28, from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. $100 per week includes snacks, materials and special trips. Call Gail Nystrom
Fly around San Jose
every sunday 9 am to 3 pm at the Tobias Bolaños airport $10 dollars per person call 232-3510
First national environment fair
Displays the latest findings in natural resources, June 5-11, 9am to 9pm at Fercori, behind La Aduana and Magali Theatre.
Resguardo del Patrimonio Artistico, an exhibit of Costa Rican
institution fine art collection at Banco Central's Gallery (Underneth
Plaza de la Cultura)
Latin American Artists are exibiting their mixed media works at Galeria Azqueta
offers free historical tours of San Jose.E-mail
for more information.
Community Activities Costa Rican Connection (for business conections), call 228-0867
Learn Spanish free at the Chamber
of Commerce, Cartago in their free English-Spanish exchange program. Homestays available. For more information call Walter at 551-0396 or 551-5839.
The English Connection
(formally called the Free University) needs English speakers to volunteer to teach English two hours per week to Costa Ricans. For more information call Liz in San Jose at 249-2227 or
Linda in Heredia at 260-4869.
The Inter-Cultural Association
(TI-CA) is holding their Fall Conversational Spanish Program in Rohrmoser. Instruction is supplemented by multimedia exercises. Since TI-CA is nonprofit, the cost of the program is
minimal. For more information call 220-0714 or 290-367.
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center
offers council for preventing and denouncing eco-crimes. Call 253-7239 or 224-8239 or fax 225-5111 for information.
has an active English group that meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Amnesty headquarters. From the northwest corner of Tibas Park, go 200 meters north and
25 meters west. For information, call 235-5348.
The Backgammon Club of Costa Rica
holds tournaments every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Complejo Kamakiri. For more information, call 257-5978 or fax 233-5785.
The National Bridge Association of Costa Rica
sanctions three weekly duplicate bridge games at the Hotel Corobici at 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For information on the Monday and Wednesday games,
call 232-9154; for the Friday games, call 253-2762.
The National Association for the Protection of Animals
(AN PA) is looking for donations of flea market items (toys, clothing, books, furniture, etc.) to sell in aid of their shelter for abandoned animals, located in
San Isidro de Coronado. If you would like to help call: 273-3953 or 225-9930. They will pick up at your home.
An English Language Holy Mass
is held on Saturdays at 4.30 p.m. in the San Rafael Parish Church. Call 289-7530 for more details.
Restoration Church of God holds Bible
studies and Sabbath services. Call Mark at 224-7017 for times and locations.
Coffee Pickin' Square Dance Club
meets from 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Costa Rican North American Cultural Center in Barrio Dent. Classes are bilingual. No partners are necessary.
For more information call: 253-5527.
The Women's Federation for World Peace
holds informative meetings on AIDS and family values and strives to promote Japanese/Costa Rican cultural exchange and worid peace. Classes in
Origami and the principles of Oriental medicine are offered every Tuesday. For more information, call Mutsumi or Keiko at 224-0185.The WFWP
is located at Residencias Bel Cris, Apartment 2,100 meters - north and 100 meters east of the North American Cultural Center.
The Badminton Association
meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 10:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Parque del Norte de Moravia Gymnasium. New members are welcome. For information,
call Eduardo at 235-9634 or Rafael at 250-6537.
Costa Rican Connection
holds meetings the first and third Saturday of every month at noon at Banana's Restaurant in San Rafael de Escazu'. Call 289-8638 for more
An Internet Club
has been formed by the Inter-Cultural Association to enable Internet users to meet, share information and discuss problems. The club
will meet on the Internet and at monthly meetings at the TI-CA offices in Rohrmoser. For more information send e-mail to email@example.com.
or call 220-0714.
Hash House Harriers' San Jose
chapter runs at 5 p.m. every Monday and the first Saturday of every month at 11:00 a.m. For more information call Mac or Christine
at 438-0281 or call the Hash hotline at 222-3043.
Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center in Los Yoses
has an extensive English and Spanish library, theater, art gallery, and bulletin board listing language class information and
social activities. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. For
more information, call 225-9433.
Educational Resource Center
offers chiropractic treatment, crafts, theater, Saturday activities for children, school/student matching, diagnosis of
learning difficulties, tutoring and consultation, lEP developlment, networking services, a resource library and space
for workshops, meetings and social events. For information, call 282-7368.
Alcoholics Anonymous Gringo Tico Group
meets in English in San Jose at 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, noon Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and 10:30 a.m.
Sundays in Edificio Maryland on Ave. 6 and Calle 1. Call 22O-4076, 222-1880 or 441-8866.
meetings are held in Manuel Antonio Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am; and Sundays at 5 p.m. at El Mono Azul Hotel
and Restaurant. Call Jennifer at 777-1548 for information and directions.
English Speaking Kiwanis Club
meets for lunch at noon on the first and third Thursday of each month. All visitors are welcome. Call Jerry
at 273-4276 or Wayne at 259-8728 for information.
Rotary Clubs of Costa Rica
meet at the following locations (call for venues and times, all visiting Rotarians are welcome):
Mondays - Alajuela
441-048i; Northeast San Jose, 234-2993; Moravia-La Guaria, 236A770.
Tuesdays - Escazu
228-4345; Puntarenas, 663-0744; Nicoya, 685-5066; San Ram6n, 445-5793
San Francisco de Goicoechea, 257-5767; San Pedro, Curridabat, 221-7444.
Thursdays - Cartago
551-0089; Heredia, 296-0795; San Jose, 222-0993; - Limon, 758-3422.
Association for Residents of Costa Rica
is a nonprofit organization specializing in information and services for foreign residents, pensioners,
rentistas, investors and people considering moving to Costa Rica. Outside Costa Rica, write to
Box 025292, No. SB001 9, Miami, FL 33102-5292. Their new location is near East Sabana on Ave. 4
and Calle 40 or 200 meters south of La Piazzeta Restaurant on Paseo Colon. For information, call
233-8068 or 2212053 or fax 222-7862.
V.F.W. Harry W. Miller Post #6565
meets at the Hotel Corobici at 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month. The V.F.W. is
a community service organization and those interested in participating in projects may join
as an associate member. For more information call 220-0714 or 265-5958.