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• Madame Butterfly, September 17, 18 and 19. At Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon. Call: 213 240 508.

• Rally Championship in Loulé on September 18 and 19. Visit

• Vale do Lobo Classic 2004 ‘Vintage Car Exhibition’ in Vale do Lobo on September 19. Call 289 353 322 for further information.

• Fancy Dress Party: St Andrews Society is holding a fancy dress party entitled ‘What were you wearing when the boat went down’ at Cotton’s Restaurant, Alto Club, Alvor, on Saturday September 25, at 7pm for dinner at 7.30pm. Easy listening and dance music by Duncan Kinnel. Ticket prices are E25 for members and guests. Tickets areavailable from Cathy on 282 357 256 or 919635246. A E2 donation to charity will be levied on those not attending in fancy dress.

• ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ at Loulé Cineteatro on September 25, at 6pm, and September 26 at 8pm. Call: 289 414 604

• Ney Matogrosso, on September 25, at Coliseu de Lisboa, at 10pm. Call: 213 240 585

• ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ at Lagos Cultural Centre on September 28 and 29, at 8pm. Call: 282 770 450

• Charity dinner in aid of the Bombeiros, October 2, at Ponte Romana, 8pm. Four-course dinner and drinks. All for E18 (E10 go to the fund). Book by October 1. Call Vee on 282 799 681 or Angela on 936 384 275

• Theatre Play ‘Cats’ from October 6 to November 13 at Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon. Call: 210 036 300 or visit www.ticketline .pt

• Association For Protection of Animals of Algarve, celebrates the 10th anniversary of World Animal Day on October 10, at the APAA, national road Penina in Alcalar. Lots of fun events, music, games and charity stalls. For more details, phone919 368 726 or 968 606 812 or fax 282 471 347 for a map.

• Speed Championship for Promocup of Motorbikes in Autódromo do Estoril. Training session on September 11. Race on October 16 and 17. Call: 214 690 550

• Halloween party in aid of Amigos de 4 Patas, the Donkey Sanctuary and Michel’s Hope Fund, at Tempomar Hall, Burgau, on October 30, at 8pm. Tickets E25. Call: 282 768 862 or 914 137 301

• Station Shuffle Back on Track: One of the most popular summer events for foreign residents in recent years has been the ‘Station Shuffle’ charity evening held at ‘O Charuto’ restaurant – at the railway station in Poço Barreto, near Silves. Friday September 27, starting at 8pm with foot tapping dance music provided by the ‘New Orleans Jazz Band’ after a Chicken piri-piri dinner. Tickets E20 for dinner, wine and dancing, from the ‘Book Cellar’ in Carvoeiro or call: 282 340 660 during office hours.

• ‘Ladies Night’, November 13 (Saturday). All proceeds to the Lagoa Bombeiros. If you think you can entertain a large group of ladies, make them laugh, scream or swoon, then contact us. We also need sponsors, especially if your product is for the ladies (i.e. make-up, lingerie, etc). Contact Mandy on 916 450 717 or Steve on 918 256 556.