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Jacó Happenings

The Annual Mckee Calendar and Agendas on sale now. Each month features an animal love and rescue story. The calendars are available at the Vet Clinic Plaza Boulevard, Pharmacy Sofia and the Library, all in Jacó. You can also order for delivery. Proceeds go to the animals in Garabito County. For more information, contact

Jim and Martha Felhofer from the Falcon School are inviting you to the 2nd Annual Medieval Dinner sponsored by the FSCAT Education Foundation. Travel back in time with them for an evening of pageantry, frivolity, fine cuisine and magic. There is only one showing for this event on Monday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Marriott Herradura Hotel, and seating is limited. Funds raised will go to the FISCAT Education Foundation. FISCAT is proud to announce that 10 new scholarship students will begin a life-changing experience at Falcon in the coming week. For more information, visit or contact Jim Felhofer at or 2630-4051.

Playa Hermosa has joined the surf tournament locales of Hawaii, California, and Puerto Rico in its selection by Volcom to become a Volcom Stone’s VQS Tour location. The grassroots, free-surfing championship is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8, and will feature five separate divisions: Squids (10 & under), Groms (13 & under), Juniors (16 & under), Girls (20 & under) and the Pro-Am (20 & under). 

Volcom Latin America representative Diego Ramírez will be in town with Volcom USA Team Riders and staff, who are hosting the contest in front of Vista Hermosa. Volcom will be giving away one of the biggest prizes ever in Costa Rica or Latin America. The junior winner will be live webcasted on the WCT Fiji event. Last year, Volcom had more than 3.9 million visits, 11 million page views and 1.2 million live viewers. Come out to Playa Hermosa and support Volcom’s VQS Tour, and remember to let the kids ride free. For more information about Volcom or the tournament, visit

If you are looking for something last minute to do: Teatro Jacó presents, “A Carcajada Limpia” tonight (Nov. 30) in downtown Jacó. The show starts at 8 p.m., $10 general, $20 VIP. For reservations, call 2630-9812.

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