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 Figuera by Salema at 7pm. Call: 282 695 832 or 914 523 636.

Fabric Painting Classes, Saturday 9am. Call: 289 312 744 or 932 833 281

Spinning Classes. Shape up for Summer at Quarteira Life Cyde. Call 914 239 958 or

932 833 281

Yoga classes with Diana. Reduce stress, improve circulation, increase concentration or just stretch, tone and relax! Daily classes in Lagos, Luz, Burgau and Aljezur. Call: 912 651 697 or email: [email protected]

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.

‘Simply the Best Karaoke’ at Mac Mariners, Rua Santa Isabel, Portimão. Wednesday nights. Call: 282 425 848

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.

Free the Voice/Free the Body with Diana Lindley. Call: 282 332 854.

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.

The Aero Clube de Portimão. Gliding sessionsopen to new members. Sightseeing and training flights with a touring motorglider available. Call Jörg on 916 356 633.

Bodycombat, bodypump, bodyjam and bodybalance classes at Big Gym, Alsakia, Quarteira. Call 916 255 774.

Women’s Walks. Monthly workshops and personal development with Walking Coach Nanette Kant. Call: 919 444 149 or visit

Scottish Country Dancing at the International School, Porches from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. All levels welcome. Call Isobel McGarvey on

282 332 612.

Salsa classes Wednesdays at Barringtons. Call289 351 940 or visit

CANCARE. Cancer doesn’t care – but we do! Ladies cancer support group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month. For more details call Joan on 289 843 472 or Cynthia on

282 401 791.

Creative Art classes. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings until late. Includes life classes and film-making. All skill levels welcome. Held at a large studio in Lagos. Ongoing exhibition at Camilo Artes. Call 282 762 628/916 423 811/email: [email protected] or visit

Car-boot Sale every 3rd Sunday at Espiche from 8.30am, organised by Nandi Fund Animal Charity. Car-boots entry ¤2.50. Call:282 789 592.

Tai Chi sessionsby Sue and Richard Kale every week – Monday in Loulé at 3.30pm, Tuesday at Carvoeiro Tennis Club at 11am, Wednesday in Faro at 10.30am, Friday in Tavira at 3.30pm, and at the Four Seasons Country Club Quinta do Lago on Monday at 10am, Wednesday at 3.30pm and Friday at 10am. Call: 282 332 641 or 961 405 246.

Hotel Garbe(Armação de Pêra)


Mondays and Fridays – Pilates at 11am.

Tuesdays – Social Bridge at 10.30am.

Wednesdays – Aqua Aerobics at 11am.

Wednesday afternoons – Beginners Bridge from 2.45pm to 4.30pm.

Friday afternoons – Improvers Bridge from 2.45pm to 4.30pm.

Friday evenings – Bridge.

Friday evenings at 7.30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2pm – Millennium Bridge Club.

Saturdays – Salsa Dance Classes with Rafael at 10am.Sunday afternoon – Bridge.


Saturdays – Belly Dancing Classes at noon. Call: 282 320 260/email: [email protected] or visit

Stage School – Drama, dance and singing with professional teachers for boys and girls.

Wednesdays Freestyle Dance and Acrobatics from 5pm to 6pm at Hotel Montechoro.

Thursdays Dance and Drama for 3-6 year olds from 4.30pm to 6pm at Hotel Ondamar.

Saturdays Tap and Acrobatics from 10am to 11am and Dance, Drama and Singing for 6-17 year olds from 11am to 2pm at Hotel Ondamar. Adult Salsa Classes with Eva on Thursday from 6pm to 7pm and 7pm to 8pm. Advanced Hip-Hop with Karon on Saturday from 2pm to 3pm and 3pm to 4pm. Call Beverley on 969 076 289 or Leanne on 966 059 756.

Relaxation, Health and Vitality – Breathing therapy and meditation Thursdays at 7.30pm and Yoga Classes 3 times per week at Astrid’s Studio close to Varandas de São João in Lagos. Call:on 282 788 470 or 969 288 855.

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 7.15 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