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Jacó Happenings

Inmaculada high school invites the public to a live show of “La 1/2 Docena,” a Channel 7 comedy program that demonstrates everyday life situations in sketch format, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Multiuso in Jacó. Seating is limited, and tickets are on sale at Tienda Fantasia, Caliche, McDrinks and LFC in Jacó. For more information, call 8883-4335. The event will raise funds for the high school’s 2011 graduation.

The next meeting of the Central Pacific Women’s Group is set for Oct. 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Balcón del Mar Hotel. Naturalist and environmentalist Randall Ortega of Costa Rica Birding Journeys will speak on “Biodiversity for Prosperity: Proving Jacó has all the tools necessary to become a mecca for sustainable ecotourism.” Randall is a terrific speaker and has marvelous slides to share. For more information, e-mail or call 2643-2853.

The Garabito Municipality, the Blue Flag Committee and the Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce are joining forces to carry out a city and beach cleanup as well as a tree-planting activity Oct. 22, starting out in front of Maxibodega supermarket. For information and to participate, call the chamber at 2643-2853. Please bring gloves and plastic bags the day of the event.

The third Masters Surf Contest for surfers 35 and older is set for tomorrow at 4 p.m. at the Backyard in Playa Hermosa. There is no entry fee, and winners will receive cash prizes and bragging rights. Stop by to see the masters in action and enjoy live music at the oceanfront Backyard.

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