What to do, Where to go

December

Every Day

Kleeneze Available @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A
Guided Tour Of The Historic City of Lorca 3€ 12.30pm (Mon-Fri)

Breakfasts @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A from 3.50€ 9am-12pm (closed 26th-31st)
Breakfasts @ Liz’s Café, Camposol B (from 9am)
Breakfasts @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama 10am-12.30pm
Breakfasts @ Skye Bar and Pizzeria, Condado de Alhama 10am-12pm
4 Course Christmas Menu @ La Mariposa, Gebas 13€ (exc Weds & Sun)
Afternoon Teas @ Skye Bar and Pizzeria, Condado de Alhama 2-6pm
Coffee & Home Made Dessert @ Mamma Mia, Pto de Mazarrón 4.50€ 4-6pm
Menu del Noche @ Café Buenavista, Pto de Mazarrón from 7€ inc a drink (Tues-Sat)
Earlybird Menu @ Spice Villa, Camposol B 12.50€ inc btl wine for 2 6-8pm
Earlybird Menu @ Quality Indian, Camposol B 12.95€ 6-8pm
3 Course Menu del Noche @ Elliot’s, Bolnuevo (exc Sun) 16€

Every Mon

Overnight Accommodation/Breakfast/Steak Meal @ La Mariposa, Gebas 49€
Mazarrón Bay Bridge Club @ Pto de Mazarrón 9.30am
Los Palacios Garden & Community Group Working Party @ Camposol A 10am
Gentle Yoga with Mari Carmen @ Yogamayga Bolnuevo 10am
Yoga with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 10.30am
Jellybeans Mother & Toddler Group @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama 11am
Ladies’ Chatterbox Sew and Sew @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 2.15pm
Zumba @ The Arches, Los Alcazares 5pm
Kids Fun on the Terrace @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama from 8pm
Yoga with Lisa in Spanish @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 8.30pm
Entertainment Quiz @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 8.30pm

Platos Combinados Night @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A 6-8.30pm

Forget me Not Respite Care @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 10.30am-1.30pm
Andrea’s Animal Rescue Collection @ Car Park, Camposol B 11.30am-1.30pm
Cavalli Foundation Lessons/Hacks @ Meta Riding Centre

Every Tue

Overnight Accommodation/Breakfast/Steak Meal @ La Mariposa, Gebas 49€
Camposol B Clean Working Party @ Commercial Centre, Camposol B 8.30-10.30am
Camposol D Sector Community Group Working Party @ Camposol D
Mazarrón Bowls Club Roll Up Day 10am
Gentle Yoga with Mari Carmen @ Yogamayga Bolnuevo 10am
Yoga with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 10.30am
Computer Clinic @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A 1-3pm (exc 27th)
Petanque @ The Condado Club, Condado de Ahama 3pm
Reiki Tasters @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 3.30pm
Guitar Group Cultural Centre, Camposol B 4-7pm
Reiki Share @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 5pm
Market @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama 5.30-9pm
English/Spanish Language Exchange @ Isla Plana Social Centre 6-9pm
General Knowledge Quiz @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 8.30pm

Menu del Noche @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A

Open Mic Night @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama from 8pm

Cavalli Foundation Pony Club @ Meta Riding Centre 10am-2pm
MAMAS Collection/Book Stall @ Camposol B Car Park 10am-12pm
FAST Available for New Volunteers @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 11am
Making a Difference Available for Collections @ Camposol A 11am-1pm

Every Wed

Mar Menor Golf Society Competition
Camposol C Gardening Group Clean Up @ Camposol C 9am
Spanish Lessons for Beginners @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 10am
Yoga with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 10.30am
SAMM International One Metre Club 11am
Spanish Lessons – Intermediate @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 11am
Masquerade Musicals Rehearsal @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 4pm
Mazarrón AA Group @ Meeting Room adjacent to Cañada de Gallego Church 5.30pm
Chi Kung @ Café Buenavista, Pto de Mazarrón 6pm
Line Dancing for Beginners @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 7pm
Beacon of Light Meeetings @ Cañadas del Romera 7pm

Age Concern @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 10am-1pm (exc 28th)
MABS Mazarrón Craft Group @ MABS Centre, Camposol B 11.30am
HAH Mar Menor Book & DVD Club 2.30-4.30pm
Cavalli Foundation Lessons/Hacks @ Meta Riding Centre

Every Thu

Overnight Accommodation/Breakfast/Steak Meal @ La Mariposa, Gebas 49€
Camposol Market @ Camposol A
Mazarrón Bay Bridge Club @ Pto de Mazarrón 9.30am
Mazarrón Bowls Club Roll Up Day 10am
Avon Lady @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 10.30am-12.30pm
Spanish Lessons @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama 11am
Folk & Blues Club @ Camposol 1pm
Buddhist Meditation @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 3.30pm
Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC Meeting @ Camposol 4pm
Yoga in Spanish with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 8.30pm
Quiz @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 8.30pm
Line Dancing for Intermediate onwards @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B

Cavalli Foundation Pony Club @ Meta Riding Centre 10am-2pm
Little Starfish Dog Rescue Table Top Sale @ Lower Car Park, Camposol A from 10am
Age Concern Available @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 10am-1pm (exc 29th)
JJ’s Puppy Rescue Table Top Sale @ Lower Car Park, Camposol A 11am-1pm
Andrea’s Animal Rescue Collection @ Mazarrón Country Club 11.30am-1pm
HAH Mar Menor Book/Card Stall @ Los Narejos 2-4pm

Every Fri

Friday Art Group @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 9.45am-12.30pm
The Solar Light Centre @ Camposol B
Spanish Lessons for Beginners @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 10am
Yoga with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 10.30am
Los Palacios Gardening/Community Group Book Stall @ Camposol A 10.30am-12.30pm
SAMM International One Metre Club
Spanish Lessons – Intermediate @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 11am
10 Pin Bowling/Camposol C Greenfingers Garden Group @ Totana 4pm
English/Spanish/French/German Language Exchange @ Café Buenavista, Pto de Mazarrón 6-8pm

Fish & Chips @ Viggos, Pto de Mazarrón
Fish & Chips/Paella/BBQ @ Los Balcones, Cañadas del Romero
Fish & Chips @ Skye Bar and Pizzeria, Condado de Alhama 7.95€ (from 12pm)
Mixed Grill Night @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A 10€
Fish & Chips @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama 22€ for 2 inc btl wine

Karaoke @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 8.30pm
Live Entertainment @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama

FAST @ Camposol B
MABS Mazarrón booking events etc outside Compusurf, Camposol B 11am
Cavalli Foundation Lessons/Hacks @ Meta Riding Centre

Every Sat

The Archaeological See of Begastri Tours @ Cehegín 10.10am/11.15am/12.20am 2€
Yoga in Spanish with Lisa @ Yoga Shala Studio, Isla Plana 10.30am
Tourism Activity Park Coto de las Maravillas Open, Cehegín
Harlequin Rock Choir @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 1.15pm
JokerJackpot @ The Clover, Condado de Alhama

Paella/BBQ @ Los Balcones, Cañadas del Romero

Cavalli Foundation Pony Club @ Meta Riding Centre 10am-2pm
HELP MMM Sale of up-market clothes @ Los Alcázares 10am-1pm
JJ’s Puppy Rescue Table Top Sale @ Pto de Mazarrón

Every Sun

The Solar Light Centre @ El Zoco Market, Junction 745 of AP7
Antique Market @ Aguilas 10am-1pm
The Archaeological See of Begastri Open @ Cehegín 10.10am/11.15am/12.20am 2€
Tourism Activity Park Coto de las Maravillas Open, Cehegín
Quiz @ The Condado Club, Condado de Alhama

Drink & Tapa @ Mamma Mia, Pto de Mazarrón 3.50€ (daytime)
Sunday Lunch @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A from 5€
2 Course Sunday Lunch @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A 6€ inc a drink
3 Course Sunday Lunch @ Liz’s Cafe, Camposol B 10€ inc a drink
Sunday Roast Lunch @ La Mariposa, Gebas from 10.50€
3 Course Sunday Lunch @ Elliot’s, Bolnuevo 11€
Paella Day @ Café Buenavista, Pto de Mazarrón
Special Menu inc Paella/BBQ/Oven Roasted Meats @ Los Balcones, Cañadas del Romero

Live Entertainment @ Blues House, Bolnuevo from 3pm (exc 4th & 25th)

San Animal Santuario Dog Walking @ Aguilas
Cavalli Cowboy School of Values for 6-12 year olds 11am-2pm
Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre Open Day @ Rojales 1-4pm

DECEMBER

Thursday 1

San Javier Fiestas Patronales Celebrations (until 11th)
Camposol Reading Group @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 2-4pm
Spangles Turn on Christmas Lights in Balsicas

Music-Fest in Auditorio Victor Villegas, Murcia 8pm 12€/16€/20€

Pets in Spain Christmas Fayre @ La Marina 12-3pm
ACTIN Christmas Sale @ Camposol A 10.30am

Friday 2

2 Night Stay/3 activities/Meals @ La Mariposa, Gebas 159€
Spangles Christmas Fair @ Cabo de Palos 4pm
MCC Residents Social Club Christmas Party/Terry Jay @ Mazarrón
25€ (non-members 27.50€)
Costa Calida Country Music Club/Johnny Scott @ Camposol A 7.45pm

Tapa & Belgium Beer during Mazarrón Gastro Week @ Calle Delicias, Mazarrón 8pm (until 11th)

MABS Murcia NW Outdoor Market Stall @ Calle Segura, Calasparra 9am-1pm
Mazarrón Bahia Leo Club @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 7-9pm

Saturday 3

Santa Barbra Archivel – Caravaca de la Cruz (until 8th)
San Francisco Javier – San Javier

ADAPT Meeting @ Pensionista Centre, Lo Pagan 10.30am
Free Guided Tour to see Lorca Monument 11.30am
Free Guided Nature Walk to Peñas Blancas with Mazarrón Ayuntamiento
Walk with WARM at Ricote
Humanists Discussion Group Meeting
Free Guided Tour of Archeological Museum Los Baños, Alhama (In Spanish) 11am
Welcome Meeting @ Camposol A 2pm
San Javier Fiestas Patronales Procession/Fireworks 7pm
Comedy Show @ CAES Torre Pacheco 9.30pm 12€

Rack of Lamb Night (alternative available) @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A

MABS Mazarrón Christmas Fayre @ Camposol B 11am-3pm
Cavalli – Course in Care & Welfare of Therapy & Para-Equestrian Horses
JJ’s Puppy Rescue Table Top Sale @ Pto de Mazarrón
HAH Dinner/Dance/Done and Dusted @ Los Alcazares 17.50€ 7pm

Sunday 4

Santa Barbra – Mazarrón

Artisan Market and Free Guided Tour @ Bullas
Downhill Cycling/4 Course Lunch @ La Mariposa, Gebas 35€ inc bike/guide/safety equip
Free Dramatized Tour Of Águilas in Spanish
Free Tour of Yecla 10am
Free Guided Tour of Modernist Cartagena 10.30am
Free Guided Tour of Alhama (in English) 11am
Spangles @ Cruz Azul Christmas Fair at Los Alcázares
Mazarrón FC v Jumilla CD (home)

Monday 5

Forget Me Not Old Fashioned Jumble Sale @ Cultural Centre, Camposol 11am-1pm
Mazarrón Bahia Lions @ Camposol A 5pm

Tuesday 6

Dìa de la Constituciòn – National Holiday
Fiestas de la Virgen – Yecla

Christmas Fair in San Pedro 10am-2pm and 4pm-9pm (until 11th)
World Record Attempt to make the largest egg flan in the world @ San Javier Fiestas

Wednesday 7

Straight Down The Middle Golf Competition
Los Nietos Golf Society Competition
Welcome Party Night/Time Warp/Ricky Lavazza @ Camposol A 12€

MARA Christmas Lunch @ Calasparra 15€

Thursday 8

Immaculada Conceptión – National Holiday
La Purisima – Mazarrón

Mazarrón Bowls Club Christmas Party @ Pto de Mazarrón
Harlequin Rock Choir Music Performance/Charity Event @ Camposol A 7.30pm
Midnight Fireworks @ San Javier Fiestas

Angie 4 ACTIN Music Quiz @ Camposol B 8pm 2€

Friday 9

Murder Mystery Night @ La Mariposa, Gebas
Camposol Golf Association 8 Course Dinner Dance @ Mazarrón 25€
Christmas with Spangles Concert @ Los Alcázares 7.30pm 5€

Northern Soul with DJ Andy McCombe @ Bar Retro, El Pareton

Making a Difference Table Top Sale @ Camposol B 1am–2pm
FAST Book Stall @ Camposol B
Forget Me Not Table Top Sale @ Camposol B

Saturday 10

Humanist Walk – Campillo de Adentro
Guided Tour of Alhama Castle (in Spanish) 3€ 11am
Free Dramatized Tour of Lorca 11.30am
Discover The Old Underground Mining Industry of La Union 10am 7€
Free Guided Tour of Mazarrón Mines with Mazarrón Ayuntamiento (in Spanish)
Free Guided Tour Mysteries of Bolnuevo with Mazarrón Ayuntamiento (English & Spanish)
Free Guided Tour to Condado De Roche De La Unión 10am
Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas Centre in English 11am
Spangles Joint Concert with Crescendo for Age Concern @ Torrevieja 5pm 5€

Pre-Christmas Dinner @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A

Flute & Accordian Player – Music from the Movies @ Calle Delicias, Mazarrón 8pm

Making a Difference 4 Course Christmas Dinner/Dance @ Camposol C 20€ 7.30pm

Sunday 11

Artisan Market @ Mula
Free Guided Tour of Santiago de La Ribera in 1000 Steps 11am
Mazarrón FC v CD Plus Ultra (away)

G’NT @ Blues House, Bolnuevo from 3pm

Helping Hands One Night in Vegas @ Aguilas 15€ 8.30pm

Monday 12

Guided Walk followed by 4 Course Lunch inc beer/wine @ La Mariposa, Gebas 12€

Tuesday 13

Welcome Book Swap @ ICA Medical Centre, Camposol B 10am-12pm
Camposol Golf Association Ladies Competition/Lunch @ Camposol A
Christmas Carols & Reading with Wellspring Victory Church @ Camposol A 6pm
Stamp Collectors Meeting @ Biblioteca, Pto de Mazarrón 6pm

Wednesday 14

Camposol Golf Association Men’s Competition/Lunch @ Camposol C
General Meeting of SAMM @ Los Narejos 11am
Spangles @ Ladies’ Lunch at Sucina 2pm

MABS Murcia NW Volunteer’s Meeting @ 5pm
ESAMD Dinner @ Mazarrón 7pm

Friday 16

2 Night Stay/3 activities/Meals @ La Mariposa, Gebas 159€
Christmas Carols & Reading with Wellspring Victory Church @ Camposol C 6pm
Welcome House Card Crafting Class @ Cehegín 11am
Camposol Golf Association Captain’s Drive In

Country Music @ Bar Retro, El Pareton

MABS Murcia NW Outdoor Market Stall @ Calle Segura, Calasparra 9am-1pm
MABS Mazarrón Book Sale @ Camposol B 9am-1pm
MABS MMM Share & Care Group @ San Javier 11am-1pm
Forget Me Not Table Top Sale @ Camposol B
Mazarrón Bahia Leo Cl NW Outdoor Market Stall @ Calle
San Animal Santuario Christmas Party @ San Juan de los Terreros

Saturday 17

Artisan Market @ Paseo de las Comunidades Autónomos, Pto de Mazarrón 10am-2pm
Artisan Market @ Lo Pagan 10am-2pm
Free Guided Tour of La Union 10am
Free Guided Tour to see Lorca Monument 11.30am
Free Guided Boat Trip from La Manga del Mar Menor in English 12.15pm
Walk with WARM
Christmas Night Race @ Paseo Carrion, San Javier 5.30pm for children 2€/6pm for adults 6€
La Reina De Las Nieves- Frozen, The Musical @ Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena
Vaya Santa Claus……Y La Fábrica De Juguete at Teatro Circo Apolo, El Algar
5.30pm & 7.30pm 10€/12€
Solidarity Paper Lanterns @ Plaza de Templete, Caravaca

Pre-Christmas Dinner @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A 7pm

Cavalli Foundation Table Top Sale @ Meta Riding Centre 11am-2pm

Sunday 18

Downhill Cycling/4 Course Lunch @ La Mariposa, Gebas 35€ inc bike/guide/safety equip
Artisan Market in La Feria Street, Alhama
Artisan Market @ Caravaca
Car Boot Sale @ Cehegín
Ruta del Ferrocarril (Railway Route) with Aguilas Tourist Information Centre
Artisan Market @ Sanctuary de la Esperanza, Calasparra 10am-6pm
Balsicas Run Day 10.30am 4€/8€
Welcome House Carol Service @ Calasparra 11am
Free Theatrical Guided Tour of Alhama (in Spanish) 11am
Free Tour of Caravaca 11.15am
Mazarrón FC v Cartagena FC UCAM (home)

4 Course Pre-Christmas Lunch @ Liz’s Cafe, Camposol B 15€ inc a drink

Jokers Inc @ Blues House, Bolnuevo from 3pm
Jazz & Dinner/Mai @ Calle Delicias, Mazarrón 8pm
Camposol Fiesta Decades Night/Buffet/Fancy Dress @ Bar Retro, El Pareton 13€

Cavalli Foundation Table Top Sale @ Meta Riding Centre 11am-2pm

Monday 19

Andrea’s Animal Rescue Christmas Appearance @ Camposol B Car Park from 11.30am

Tuesday 20

Christmas Carols & Reading with Wellspring Victory Church @ Camposol B 6pm

HELP MMM General Meeting @ Las Claras, Los Narejos 11.30am

Wednesday 21

Humanist Solstice Meal and Quiz

Thursday 22

Christmas Carols & Reading with Wellspring Victory Church @ Camposol A 6pm

Curryoke Night (Curry & Karaoke) @ Blues House, Bolnuevo from 8pm

Saturday 24

Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas Centre in English 11am
Christmas Carols & Reading @ Wellspring Victory Church, Pto de Mazarron 7pm

Christmas Eve Buffet @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A

Sunday 25

Christmas Day – National Holiday (see Page 48 for details of restaurants’ special menus)

5km Nature Walk to Los Ceperos, Cehegín 9am

8 Course Lunch @ Mamma Mia, Pto de Mazarrón 30€ inc Cocktail on arrival & glass of wine
Christmas Dinner @ Tropic Ana’s, Camposol A

Tuesday 27

Monthly B Clean Meeting @ Camposol B

MABS Mazarrón Volunteer Meeting @ Camposol B 11.30am

Thursday 29

Guided Walk followed by 4 Course Lunch inc beer/wine @ La Mariposa, Gebas 12€
Puss In Boots, The Miauuu-Sical at Teatro Circo Apolo, El Algar 6pm & 8pm 10€/12€

Friday 30

Downhill Cycling/4 Course Lunch @ La Mariposa, Gebas 35€ inc bike/guide/safety equip

Making a Difference Table Top Sale @ Camposol B 10am–2pm
HELP MMM Charity Market @ Los Alcazáres 11am-1pm
FAST Book Stall @ Camposol B
Age Concern Table Top Sale @ Camposol B

Saturday 31

New Year’s Eve (see Page 48 for details of restaurants’ special menus)

Casino Night @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A 5€
Welcome Party/Rob Sweeney, Christine & Terry J/Buffet @ Camposol A 20€

JANUARY 2017

Sunday 1

New Year’s Day – National Holiday

Karaoke with Bernie Mac @ Tel’s Bar, Camposol A from 1.30pm

Monday 2

Mazarrón Bahia Lions @ Camposol A 5pm

Tuesday 3

Stamp Collectors Meeting @ Biblioteca, Pto de Mazarrón 6pm

HAH Volunteer’s Meeting @ Las Claras, Los Narejos 10.30am

Wednesday 4

Welcome Petanca @ Camposol A

MABS MMM Volunteer’s Meeting @ Centro Civico, Roda Bar, Roda 11.15am
Age Concern Talking Shop Social @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 1.30-3.30pm

Thursday 5

Camposol Reading Group @ Cultural Centre, Camposol B 2-4pm

Friday 6

Dìa de Los Tres Reyos (Three King’s Day) – National Holiday

HAH Volunteer’s Meeting @ Las Claras, Los Narejos 10.30am

As there are many events organised after the magazine has gone to print, please check our blog at www.costacalidachronicle.blogspot.com for extra events happening in the Murcia region this month.

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