|A.M. Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, Vol. 17, No. 243
What is happening
More than once a week
Serenity Al Anon en Escazu.
Meetings are in English, one hour long
Al Anon is for families and friends of alcoholics.
• Tuesdays at noon and
• Thursday's at 10:30 a.m. each week.
Meetings are one hour and are held on the second floor of the Buena Tierra Restaurant, Escazú Centro, 25 meters south of the San Miguel Catholic Church.
• There also is a new meeting on Saturdays at 9 a.m. at the Internationsl Baptist Church, Guachepelin, Escazu. Information: Phone 8993-1762 (Rosemary) and/or 2228-1049 (Barbara)
Coronado worship service
Trinity Bible Church has English worship Services every Sunday at Vida Abudante in San Antonio, Coronado, starting at 1:30 p.m. For more info visit the Web page at www.tbccostarica.org or call Mike at 7105-4794.
Bible Study in Orosi
An inter-denominational, English language Bible study group meets every Sunday at 9 a.m. in Orosi, Cartago. We invite anyone living in this area or just visiting to join us.
Quaker meeting (Religious Society of Friends)
The San Jose Quaker Group meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Peace Center, off of Calle 15, between avenidas. 6 and 8. All are welcome. Contact Jo Reinmiller, 2228-4341.
Morning Celebration Service
San Pedro Christian FellowshipAlso Opportunities for participation in outreach activities. From traffic lights in front of Muñoz y Nanne. 30 meters east, 50 meters south and 40 meters west, second house. Phone: 2267-6038 Emails : firstname.lastname@example.org. Postal Service Apdo 56-3015, San Rafael de Heredia. To Mark Bloomfield. The Web site is here: http://www.sanpedrochristianfellowship.com/
Roman Catholic Mass
An established community of Catholic friends of all nationalities welcomes any and all visitors, whether long-time resident of Costa Rica or just passing through. Please join us each Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. for Catholic Mass in English at St. Mary's Chapel, located across from Cariari Mall, Autopista General Cañas, San José Alajuela, San Antonio de Belen, at the Wyndam San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center parking lot next to Hard Rock Café. Please contact James Rivera email@example.com
The Parish of the Good Shepherd in San José, an Episcopal/Anglican community, celebrates Sunday Eucharist in English at 8:30 a.m. and in Spanish at 11 a.m. There is a bilingual Eucharist service on the first Sunday of the month at 9 a.m. There also is a Eucharist service Wednesday at 9 a.m. and Friday at noon. The Church of the Good Shepherd is on Avenida 4 between calles 3 and 5 opposite the Colegio Superior de Señoritas. Further information is available via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. or by calling 2222-1560.
Escazú Christian Fellowship
Unity-Costa Rica Service in English
Unity Center for Spiritual Development in Piedades, Santa Ana (now down in the Unity office - 350 meters south — up the hill from the Shang Hai Restaurant) offers its English service of singing, meditation, and message at 10 a.m. For more information call Unity Center at 2203-4411 http://UnityCostaRica.org
Arenal Gardeners meets monthly for presentations, to discuss aspects of gardening in the tropics, to plan group outings, and to exchange seeds and seedlings. For meetings, happenings, and information on gardening, please go HERE!
The English-speaking La Luz Lodge No.3, Freemasons, meets the first and third Tuesday at at the Grand Lodge in San José opposite the AM PM supermarket on Avenida Central at Calle 19. For information call Jonathan 8349-2402 or Don 8879-3780.
Newcomers Club of Costa Rica (for women) meets first Tuesday of every month, September through May. Contact: 2288-5087 NewcomersCR@gmail.com
American Legion Post 10
Costa Rica's FIRST
American Legion post, Post 10 in Escazú, was chartered
in 1957 and has a very active membership numbering
100+. The meetings start promptly at noon on the
first Wednesday of each month and are held at the Bello
Horizonte Country Club, near Escazú Center. For
directions and details please contact contact Claudio
Pacheco. Veterans of a uniformed service of the
United States or other countries and guests are
cordially invited to attend. Any former member
whose membership may have lapsed is encouraged to
rejoin. Interested parties please contact Claudio
Pacheco at phone 8876-1394 or visit our Web site
Founded in 1940, the Women's Club of Costa Rica is one of the oldest, continuously operating service organizations in Costa Rica. Current programs focus on education, primarily through scholarships and development of school libraries for children. WCCR membership numbers 300 English-speaking women from all over the world, drawn together by the motto: Friendship through Service. Monthly meetings with guest speakers are held the second Wednesday of selected month, as well as regular luncheons, teas, and many interest groups. Guests are welcome and further information can be found at www.wccr.org.
Sergeant First Class Raymond Edison Jones Jr. Post 16 Costa RicaThe American Legion Post 16 holds its monthly meeting at noon at Hospital Clinica Catolica in Guadalupe. Past members as well as new members and guests are welcome. http://www.legion16cr.com/
Jacó women's group
The newly formed Central Pacific Women's Group holds its meeting at 9 a.m.
in Jacó's Balcon del Mar. The bilingual group is an affiliate of the Jacó Chamber of Commerce and discusses community and business issues. The group hosts guests speakers. Community building, cultural, educational, and social activities are topics of interest. Anyone interested in attending, can make a reservation at 2643-2853 or e-mail email@example.com
Guanacaste Veterans Association
Location: Coconutz Bar & Restaurant, Playas del Coco, Main Street Time: 11 a.m. All veteran's from any country and there friends and family are invited and welcome. More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Al-Anon in Grecia
All are invited to Bible study in San Antonio de Belén at 7:30 p.m., sponsored by Escazú Christian Fellowship. Call 2293-9437 or browse www.ecfcr.net for more information and directions.
Recycling in Tamarindo
Each Tuesday morning the Municipalidad de Santa Cruz will drive through Tamarindo and Langosta picking up recyclable material at the 10 sites with collection barrels and all other businesses who have requested a pick-up. More information is availalbe at email@example.com
Men's Bible breakfast
Women's Bible study
Marine Corps League
Friday morning Bible
Democrats Abroad of Costa Rica meets on the last Saturday of every month (except December) at the Aurola Holiday Inn, downtown San Jose, 9:30 to noon. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Nelleke Bruyn at 8614-2622 or e-mail her at email@example.com, for information and reservations. Register to vote absentee on www.VoteFromAbroad.org!
Wine Club meeting
Hams meet on the air
SUBUD open houses
SUBUD is practice dedicated to the awakening of the human soul — and a renewal of our connection to the Great Life Force. It is not a religion but embraces the content of all religions. Subud Costa Rica will host a series of open houses for those interested in learning more. Scheduling to be based upon interest. Please call 8-859-5851, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.subud.org for more information.
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