For your October calendar -and beyond

 
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LOTS TO DO  in October and the weeks leading up to year's end,  You will find advance and post reports on major events in the Entertainment section. 

Meanwhile here are some of the  key dates. If we have missed something you think will be of interest to the English speaking community, please feel free to write to editor@newsroompanama.com

OCTOBER

SATURDAY 17
Oktoberfest Bier Day
- The special Oktoberfest Paulener  beer half price from 5 -8 pm at Rincon Aleman Gasthaus, when the Bomberos De Chepo Band swings into action to drown the nail hammering contest. Lots of prizes.

SUNDAY 18
Spay Panama CLINIC –
3,180 dogs and cats have already been sterilized by competent veterinary staff at  the clinic. The list is fast filling up. To register go to:  http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/87th.html

Think Pink -
The annual fund raiser for Casa de Mausi where you get to feast your eyes on a plethora of cakes and sweet goodies. If you are not following some fad diet it’s a great sweet tooth shopping opportunity. It’s also a special social event, you’ll be surprised at who you meet there. It’s all happening at Casa de Jamon, in Parque Industrial, Costa del Este. 10 am -5pm. A side trip into the Casa, will reward you with the discovery of lots of goodies for your larder that can’t be found elsewhere.

Rugby Breakfast - while watching  the World Cup quarter final Ireland vs Argentina  at (where else?) Panama’s famed Irish pub The Blarney Stone. The game at Twickenham, London,  starts at 7am local time.

MONDAY 19

British Universities Fair- 15  prestigious  higher education centers providing  an opportunity for local students to examine the options of studying in universities  that have produced some of the world’s greatest scientists, thinkers, and writers. You can also learn about a scholarship program for post graduate students.  Admission is  FREE, at the Sheraton Hotel, 11 am -7 pm

 

Canadian Election Fever – The three horse race comes to an end today as Canadians go to the polls, The outcome after the longest campaign in Canadian history is still uncertain, with the early NDP front runners now in third place according to the pollsters, and the Liberals led by Justin Trudeau heading the pack, which almost certainly means adios to current Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. Canadians who want to follow the results as they roll in starting at 7 pm local time will find Happy Hour extended through the evening at the Blarney Stone Irish Pub   where they will be adding poutine to their extensive menu of pub food.

Spay Panama Clinic – 3,180 dogs and cats have already been sterilized by competent veterinary staff at  the Chiriqui  clinic. The list is fast filling up. To register go to:  http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/87th.html

Canadian Election Fever – The three horse race comes to an end today as Canadians go to the polls, The outcome after the longest campaign in Canadian history is still uncertain, with the early NDP front runners now in third place according to the pollsters, and the Liberals led by Justin Trudeau heading the pack, which almost certainly means adios to current Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. Canadians who want to follow the results as they roll in starting at 7 pm local time will find Happy Hour extended through the evening at the Blarney Stone Irish Pub   where they will be adding poutine to their extensive menu of pub food. If you don’t know what poutine is, don’t ask. Try it.

SATURDAY 24

Rugby World  Cup –  The  first semi-final game direct from Twickenham, London,  at The Blarney Stone, Irish Pub starting at 10 am.

Germany Friendship Day - Special dishes as Oktoberfest at Rincon Aleman nears its end,  Hans und Fritz  playing German and Salza music.  Arm wrestling contest.

SUNDAY 25

Rugby World  Cup – The  fsecond semi-final game direct from Twickenham, London,  at The Blarney Stone, Irish Pub starting at 10 am.

SATURDAY 31

Rugby World  Cup Final –  The  final game direct from Twickenham, London,  at The Blarney Stone, Irish Pub starting at 10 am.

 Oktoberfest  Grand finale at Rincon Aleman, San Francisco, with the Chepo Bombero band, Finals of the arm wrestling contest. Fireworks.

DECEMBER

FRIDAY 11

Carols at the Mall -  Take a break from the “‘shop ‘till you drop-“ treadmill and drop into the Trypp Hotel lobby at The Albrook Mall,  and listen to the  Coro polifonico  a Viva  choir from Chiriqui  before they head off to the Cinta Costera for their final rehearsal  for tomorrow’s Carols by Candlelight concert.

 SATURDAY 12

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHTThe 5th annual Carols Concert organized by the CanadaPLUS Club in aid of local charities and institutions. Five outstanding choirs and an opportunity to raise your voice with the audience joining in after each presentation.  The concert, which starts at 6.30 pm, is FREE  and you can bring your own stool, or sit or stand on the perimeter walls, at Mirador Del Pacifico on the Cinta Costera,  Reserved seats are available at $15, $20 and $25 Including a souvenir led candle. Souvenir candles may be purchased at $5 and $10. Proceeds go to Vision of Hope and Santo Tomas Hospital. Seat reservations at 6619-6890 or 225-3860. clubcanadaplus@gmail.com. Orders of $20 or more will be delivered to your home or office.

 

JANUARY 2016

WEDNESDAY 6

Twelfth Night Revel The CanadaPLUS Club with members and associates. from 25 countries, marks its 6th anniversary with a 12th Night    celebration with open wine  bar finger foods, dancing, birthday cake,  door prizes entertainment and great company. You won’t want to miss this one at The Tryp Hotel Albrook Mall from 7pm. All welcome: Tickets at 6619-6890, clubcanadaplus@gmail.com



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