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Jacó Happenings

After a good first season, Jacó Rays’ Coach Sergio De Silvestre has now recruited some great new players and is looking forward to the start of the second season in August. Nicknamed “El Equipo del Pueblo,” the team features star players: Raymer Solano, Ricardo Vargas, Fabricio Alpízar, Roany Molina, Luis Carlos Zamora and Erick Araya. For more information, contact Stephanie Jara at 2643-2853, email or visit their Facebook page. If you are interested in being a sponsor of the team, please contact Henry Acosta at 8981-5700 or Johnny Perez at 8877-9494.

Mark this information in your book: Jacó Medical Response is providing 24-hour service and assistance in medical emergencies to Garabito county. They have offices in Herradura off the Costanera Highway in front of Rancho Don Manuel Restaurant, and another in Jacó in Il Galeonne Services include adult and child medical consultations, lab tests, mixed medicine (CCSS), home health response, and AERO-MEDICAL helicopter evacuation. They also offer first aid training courses. For information, call 2643-3650 or 8383-0614.

The student band of the Herradura School is asking for sponsors to donate prizes or cash to help cover costs of the Independence Day parade on Sept. 15. If you want to contribute, or would like more information, please contact the school principal Daisy Flores Mora at 2637-7020.

For all the yogis out there: The Downward Dog Café is now open at Vida Asana, offering an amazing menu of salads and fusion, vegetarian, Gringo and Tico dishes featuring organic ingredients. Vida Asana is also hosting “Organic Talks” that cover how to make the most of your garden in green season. For more information, call 2643-7108.

If you want to perfect your yoga in downtown Jacó, sign up for Aurora Yoga’s workshop on arm balances and back bends on July 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $30. For information, contact 8719-3028 or email

And don’t forget to check out the “Metalogik Idan Zareski” art exhibit on display until Aug. 22 at Villa Caletas’ Zephyr Palace. For more information, contact 2630-3000 or 2653-0897.

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