Tamarindo Talk

November 23, 2013

Here’s hoping that the creative among us get over to Playa Avellanas on Dec. 14. There will be a sand art (Arte en Arena) contest with a $500 prize. Sign up beforehand at Educarte and Waldorf Schools. The money from the inscriptions will benefit Centro Educativo Chorotega in Avellanas. Call 2653-0948 for more info.  

For those interested in body decoration, meet Diego Monge, who has a new studio in Plaza Tamarindo A-08 for tattoos, body piercing, microdermabrasions, scarification and more. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For appointments, call 8820-7691.

Tish Tomlinson, the lovely proprietor of popular restaurant Dragonfly Bar & Grill is back, and she has reopened the place with a selection of new flavors and tastes for the new season. Check it out on Facebook Dragonfly Bar & Grill.

The Tamarindo Church is participating in a food drive to help local families in need. There is a collection basket in the church (located on the road to Villareal), where items can be placed. They need rice, beans, salt, oil, coffee, corn flour, spaghetti, tuna, cereal, oatmeal, powdered milk, bath soap, bleach, toilet paper and toothpaste, as well as clothing and shoes. For details, call 2653-0045 or 8895-0410 or email valeriesfoods@yahoo.com.

The Tai Chi Chuan class has returned to SER Om Shanti Studio. Once again taught by Betto Romano, the martial art class with origins in Tao, takes place each Tuesday at 4 p.m. Reach Betto at 8327-7353 or bettoromano@hotmail.com.                                    

-Ellen Zoe Golden
ellenzoe@aol.com

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