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São Brás Museum

Keep fit for the early retired: Mondays 10.30am – noon contact Terry: 916 389 810

Bridge for beginners: Tuesdays from 10.30am to noon. Call Barbara: 281 323 113

Informal pairs bridge: Tuesdays 2pm to 6pm. Call Peter: 289 794 738

Art and literature talks: 2nd Wednesday from 7pm to 8.30pm. Call Lynne: 281 971 567

Aspects of the Algarve talks: last Wednesday from 7pm to 8.30pm. Call Lynne: 281 971 567

Literature group: 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 11am to 12.30pm. Call Léonie: 289 845 711

History group: last Friday from 11am to 12.30pm. Call Peter: 281 971 5667

For more information e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

Hotel Garbe

Weekly: Mondays from 9am.Pilates Beginners Class (New Class); Mondays from 12.30pm. Aqua Aerobics (New Class);Fridays from 11am. Pilates Classes; Mondays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Stage School (7-11 years); Tuesdays from 11am.Social Bridge; Wednesdays from 6pm. Exhibition of Scented Silk Flower Arrangements; Fridays from 9.30am – Pilates Beginners Class (New Class);Fridays from 11am. Pilates Classes; Friday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Duplicate Training Bridge; Fridayfrom 6pm. Pearl Exhibition – Reception Area; Friday from 7.30pm. Duplicate Bridge; Sunday from 2pm. Millennium Bridge Club; Sunday from 6pm. Silver Jewellery Exhibition.

Individual Bridge Match at Tavira Gardens, Tavira. Every Thursday 2pm. Call 289 794 738

Tai Chi throughout the Algarve. Call Richard or Sue on 282 332 641 or 961 405 246

Acting and theatre workshops, call Jenny to know when and where the next workshop starts on 282 381 201 or 963 518 184

Scottish Country Dancing at the International School, Porches on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. All levels welcome. Call 282 332 612

Duplicate Bridge Thursday 1.50pm at Porta Dona Maria, between Luz and Burgau. Call 289 799 379 or 289 789 796

Meditation Group –Tuesdays in Figueira near Salema at 7pm. Call 282 695 832 or 914 523 636

Boules Social Club. New members and learners are welcome. Call 282 358 168

Lawn Bowling. Call Jan McGlynn on 289 315 326 who will direct you to your nearest club. Coaching is available for new players.

Social Bridge Club at the Hotel Garbe, Armação de Pêra, on Tuesdays at 10.30am. Call 282 312 594 or 962 339 888

Cricket Club, all players welcome. Call 289 396 622

Chess– Join the Lagoa Chess Club. Call 282 342 982. Loulé Chess Club. Call 914 005 829

Let’s Walk – Guided walks with Julie Statham. Call 282 698 676 / 965 753 033

Hash House Harriers meet weekly. Call 289 413 854

Poppins, Portimão. Wednesday from 9.30am to noon, ages 2-3 years. No charge, just for coffee. Call Marina on 964 820 392

CANCARE. Cancer doesn’t care – but we do! Ladies supporting one another through the trauma of cancer and beyond, both our own or others, both past and present, with kindness and caring, with experiences and positiveness but most of all with sharing. For more details call Joan on 289 843 472

Carboot Sale every 3rd Sunday at Espiche from 8.30am, organised by Nandi Fund Animal Charity. Carboots entry ¤2.50. Call 282 789 592

Algarve Auctions: First Saturday of every month.Viewing on the previous Friday from 10am to 4pm. Household and garden items, furniture, electrical appliances, antiques. All you need to furnish a home at bargain prices. We are located at Barracha, 1km out of São Brás town centre on EN270 to Tavira. Call Tina on 919 767 066

Estrela Health & Beauty. Yoga on Tuesdays from 10am to 11.15am and Friday evenings from 6.30pm to 7.45pm. Admission costs ¤7. Karate on Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm for children and 7.30pm to 8.30pm for adults.

Improve your own swimming technique or your child’s confidence in the water in our indoor heated pool. Adult stroke improvement session every Monday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Children’s swimming session every Monday from 6.30pm to 7.15pm (ages 4-10), and from 7.15pm to 8pm (ages 11-15). Estrela Health & Beauty, Luz. Call 282 769 226

Algarve Mountain Bike Club, train, race and socialise with other like-minded mountain bikers. Call Luke on 916 463 302