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ANIMAL WELFARE APSA (Almanzora area) 663 762 642 PAWS-PATAS (Coast) General Enquiries 678 490 217 Puppy Rescue in Spain (Albox) 667 623 254 The Dog House Foundation (Huercal Overa) 626 766 073 CLUBS / SOCIETIES Abusos Urbanisticos Almanzora No (AUAN) Campaigning for legalisation of homes built without proper authority in the Almanzora Valley. Meets 11am on 3rd Sat of month in La Parilla, Albox.Tel: 617 118 209 Albox Computer Club - a non-profit computer club to help members make better and safer use of computers. Meets Fridays at Bar Rumores at 10am. Illustrated talks (large screen and projector) and members clinic for ailing computers. Email: Web: Almanzora Group of Friends (Albox) Reg. No. 3501. Information Centre and Library. Open Tues, Thurs & Sat 10am1.30pm. Avda. Lepanto, Albox (next to Bar Rumores). Extensive English Library, DVDs and Talking Books. Quiz 1st & 3rd Tues of month, 8pm, at Bar Rumores. Day trips, mini holidays and other social events. Contact: 634 343 147 during opening hours. Almería Link Solos Friendship Club Meets 8.30 pm Wednesdays at Vera Hotel. Newcomers always made welcome. For info: Johnny 950 478 899 or Heather 950617558 /667243561 Bowling Clubs See opposite page. Club Taurino de Mojácar. A non-profit making club with no membership fees. Regular meetings and informal gettogethers. Enjoy trips by coach, train, car or on foot to interesting places & exciting events nearby & further afield. Contact Audrey or Mike 950 475 261. Golf Clubs See opposite page. Dames In Huercal Overa. Meet 3rd Wednesday of month, 10.30am at the Tennis Club, Huercal Overa. Chairman Pauline Smith 610 315 530. Dames In Spain. Meet 3rd Monday of month, 11am at Kimrick, Mojácar. Chairman Gail Creasey 950 472 225. Secretary Iris Hamilton 950 475 863. Dames In Turre. Meet last Monday of month, 11am at Centro de Usos Multiples, Turre. Guests always welcome. Secretary Pam Smith 950 475 418. President Lesley Barlow 950 478 633. Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International. Tlf: Geoff Ward 950 615 068 or David Templeman 950 168 349. Freemasons. Tlf: 950 460 380


Indalo Players. Membership secretary 950 615 566. President 950 069 118 or 637 817 982. Karate Club. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Saturday 10am. Tlf: 950 475 403. Kids’ Ballet Classes. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Saturday 10am. Tlf: 950 475 403. Kids’ Gymnastics Club. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Friday 5.30pm – from 4 years up. Tlf: 950 475 403. Mojácar Angling Club (M.A.C.) 950 473 099 Mojácar Bridge Club Valle de Este Hotel. Wednesday 7pm. Les: 950 437 100 Mojacar Community Library. Open Mon, Wed & Fri, 11am - 1pm. Multipurpose Centre, Mojácar Fuente (lower level). Annual household membership 12€. Seniors 10€ and free for English-reading Spanish. Mojácar Cricket Club (M.C.C.) Sam 663 132 487/ Dave 950 617 606 Mojacar Sewing Circle. Meet at Bella Vista, Wednesday 10.30am. Tlf: Brenda 950 390 426 or Sylvia 950 472 967 Mojácar Taekwon-do Club. Mic hael Williams 646 844 708 Mojacar Walking Group. Register on or Tlf: 950 467 679. Schedules will be e-mailed to registered walkers, and only those registered are invited to walk. Mountain Biking Club. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Wednesday 9am. Tlf: 950 475 403. Pamela’s Line Dance Club. Tlf: 950 398 076. PIRACC - a charitable project of Albox Computer Club. PIRACC recycles older donated computers and related items, refurbishes them into working systems, and passes them on to deserving causes. Contact us if you have stuff to donate, or if you know a deserving cause who would benefit from our help. Email:, Web: Running Club. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Monday 5pm. Friday 9.30am. Tlf: 950 475 403. Taekwon-do Club. Indigo Gym, Mojácar Playa. Monday 7pm Ages 12 years to Adults. Saturday 3pm Ages 4 – 7 years. Saturday 4pm Ages 12 years to Adults. Tlf: 950 475 403. The Luvvies Theatre Group - a nonprofit amateur dramatic company. Meets Wednesdays at Bar Rumores 3pm. All are welcome - on stage, behind the scenes, general help. We put on two to three major productions a year, and have other theatre related activities in between. Email: Web: VERA - We are looking at forming a social club for English speaking people, to meet once a week in a local bar with wifi, also to organise trips. If you are interested please contact us on 634 328 303 or

1: 50th anniversary of the birth of Diana, Princess of Wales 2: 50th anniversary of the death of author Ernest Hemingway 4: Independence Day (USA) 5: 100th anniversry of the birth of Georges Pompidou, president of France 6: 40th anniversary of the death of Louis Armstrong 6-14: San Fermin Fiesta, Pamplona and Bull Run 12: Orangemen’s Day (NI) 14: Emmeline Pankhurst Day 14: Bastille Day (France) 15: St. Swithun's/ Swithin's Day 16: Virgen del Carmen 16: 100th anniversary of the birth of American actress Ginger Rogers 18: 200th anniversary of the birth of English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray in 1811 21: Independence Day (Belgium) 24: 100th anniversary of Hiram Bingham re-discovering Machu Picchu 25: Santiago - St James’ Day, patron saint of Spain) 25: Día de Galicia 28: The Day of the Institutions of Cantabria marks the anniversary of the creation of the Cantabria province. 31: 125th anniversary of the death of Hungarian composer Franz Liszt in 1886 31: 75th anniversary of the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936

Dates for your Diary July To 17: Ruta de Tapas por Mojácar II. (See page 9 for details) 7: Cancer Charity Fundraiser at Miraflores, Camping Los Gallardos. 8€ includes BBQ and entertainment with John Lodge and JC. Tel: 950 469 519. 7: Royal British Legion, Albox, Summer Bazaar at La Parrilla, Albox. Tables 5€ for anyone wishing to sell their wares. This cost goes directly to the RBL Fund, so will help provide the ongoing support for past and serving service personnel. For details contact Sandra at 17: Tai Ji Workshop at Luz de Luna Retreat. Call Steve Burton 950 472 345 or 637 480 176 or email for more details. 12-15: Club Taurino Summer House Party trip to Granada. Now only 159€ per person. Contact Audrey or Mike 950 475 261 or go to their website: 15: "GIG IN THE PARQUE II" Vera from 8pm. (see page 22). Tlf: Harvey Defriend 678 682 574 or email: for more info. 29: ‘Opera Hungaria’ perform an abridged version of Mozart’s Don Juan (Don Giovanni) at Plaza Mayor, Vera. Free entrance though donations to the foundation welcome. For more info. contact Harvey Defriend 678 682 574 or email: August 27: PAWS Charity Event, Ankara Beach Bar, Mojácar (see page 5 for info.) September

SUPPORT GROUPS Alcoholics Anonymous - Mojacar English Group. Meetings in July: Tues & Fri, 12.30pm at the Artisan Centre, near Mojacar Fuente. Centre closed in August but contact 617 878 207 or Almeria Angels - Care & Support Services. Paseo Mediterraneo, Mojacar Playa. Tel: 902 026 468. Email: Web: Mojácar Area Cancer Support Group (MACS) Helpline: (0034) 634 656 555. General Enquiries: Elaine (0034) 607 598 470. E-mail: Ostomist Support for Expats. Call Dee 950 064 322 in confidence. Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Joyce 950 137 109.

24: ‘PAWSAID’, Artisan centre, Mojácar (see page 4 for info)

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