Male singers wanted
The International Music Society, known as T.I.M.S. has an extensive repertoire covering a wide range of music. The Fuengirola-based choir is a four part harmony choir that has been singing on the Costa del since it was formed in 1988. They are always looking for new members, especially male voices. The choir is also hoping to find another classically trained pianist to join the group. Contact details are on the website. www.timschoir.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raising money for Cudeca
Voluteers at the Age Care shop in El Zoco, Calahonda, have presented a cheque for 10,000 euros to Cudeca representative Susan Hannam. The Age Care charity shop is open Monday to Friday from 10am until 4pm and welcomes any donations. The shop sells men's and women's clothing, bric-a-brac, shoes, accessories, pictures, golf equipment and books among many other items.
Choir and orchestra
After a summer break the Choir and Orchestra Collegium Musicum have started their rehearsals for their Christmas concerts in December.
The Collegium Musicum choir and orchestra members are passionate about making music and welcome new members.
The new season has just started and Christmas concerts will be performed in December in Fuengirola and Marbella. Rehearsals take place every Tuesday evening in Los Boliches, Fuengirola. Visit www.colmus.org or contact Annemarie Philipps, musical director (Spanish, German and English speaking), Tel: 952 775 492; or Delyth Bressington, president (English speaking),Tel: 952 475 840.
Costa Press Club
Olive oil and wine tasting
In their first meeting after the summer break, members of the Costa Press Club enjoyed a presentation of the 'Sabor a Málaga' brand, which is promoted by the provincial authority the Diputación, followed by a tasting session.
Jacobo Florido Gómez, the provincial government's delegate in charge of economic and production development, explained the work carried out both in Spain and abroad to promote Malaga produce and gastronomy and answered the many questions posed by the international media.
Representatives of the Bodega Cortijo de la Fuente and of Aceites Molisur then provided an olive oil and wine tasting experience.
The meeting was held in the historic 'Térmica' building in Malaga and was followed by networking and further sampling of the local gastronomy at the Vincci Málaga.
Auditions for Christmas show
Auditions will take place at the Salon Varietés Theatre, Fuengirola on Sunday 8 October from 11am until 2pm for Mistletoe and Wine, this year's Christmas show which will take place from 1 to 5 December. David Vincent, the director, is looking for performers of all ages to take part.
Anyone interested in getting involved is invited to go along to the auditions, taking with them a song to sing.
For further information call the box office on 952 474 542.
Monthly quiz night
ARCH (Andalucian Rescue Centre for Horses) will be holding its monthly quiz night on Wednesday 4 October at 8pm at Venta Las Alberquillas (Coín/Alhaurín road, next to Autos Arrabali). The quiz costs €2.50 per person, with a maximum of six in a team. Money raised goes to fund the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming programme.
World Animal Day
On 4, 5 and 6 October the ADANA dog rescue charity will be collecting donations in Carrefour Estepona to mark World Animal Day.
Lux Mundi Torre del Mar
Trip to Alhama de Granada
On Thursday 26 October the Torre del Mar branch of Lux Mundi is organising a trip to Alhama de Granada and Ríofrío. Departing from Algarrobo at 8am, followed by other pick up points in the area, the group aims to arrive at Alhama at around 9.40am. There will be a guided tour of the town, a stop for coffee and then the group will go to Riofrío (famous for its trout farms) for lunch. Tickets are 24 euros. Contact email@example.com or tel: 952 543 334
Animals In Distress (AID)
On 13 October at 7pm AID is holding an auction to raise funds. . Anyone with items to enter for sale at the auction, eg. bric-a-brac, furniture etc. should contact the charity at least 24 hours before the auction. Commission is fifteen per cent and will be deducted from the sale of the items. On donated items 100 per cent will go to the animal charity. Take in items between 5pm and 6pm to be registered for the sale by Chris or Phil. Contact: Chris: 628239174 or Joe: 626942427. Unsold items must be collected at the end of the auction. The sale will be held at La Cuchara Restaurant at the entrance of Polígono Rosa on the A404 Alhaurín el Grande to Coín road. There is plenty of room to park and food and drink available. For more information visit www.animals-in-distress.eu