San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Jacó Happenings

Kathleen Kidwell from the Centro Prenatal nonprofit educational and crisis pregnancy center for women in Tarcoles needs donations of anything babies use. Greatly appreciated are gently used baby clothes, toys, baby slings and baby backpacks, car seats, baby cribs and furniture. We also appreciate new clothing, bottles, diapers, pacifiers, thermometers and medications.

All donations will receive a tax deduction certificate upon request and they will pick up any donations. Please call Kathleen at 8426-4937 if you would like to assist.

Friday May 24, the Funky Fresh Trio of Josh Quinlan, Patrick McDevitt and Alejandro Castano will be joined by the Cuban Saxophonist in a performance of Jazz Funk at Teatro Jacó at 8 p.m.  

Tickets are $15. Later in the month, the Spanish version of “Las Heridas Del Vento” will be at Jacó’s Ttheater at 8 p.m. on May 31, June 1 and June 2. The play stars Leonardo Perucci and Arturo Campos. The play tells the story of David, a young man who seeks the true story of his father after he finds some love letters addressed to him. $10 general admission, $20 VIP. For more information, visit

The Esterillos Beach Run 10K, held completely on sand, will take place just 20 minutes south of Jacó Beach, beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. Cost is $20 and inscriptions can be made by calling 8391-3976.  It is also the Punto Surf Quarter Series Metropolitanas 2013. Inscriptions are $25. For more information, email

Two new spots to check out on the oceanfront in Jacó Beach: The Lowtide Lounge is now open upstairs at Bohio Bubbas, with Happy Hour from 5-6 p.m. and The Point Beach Bar and Grill is located on the south side, oceanfront. For more info, visit

–Christina Truitt

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