Upcoming Events

September 16 Independence Day

November 15 - Thursday

The regular monthly meeting of Democrats Abroad -- Grecia will be next Thursday, November 15, 10:00 am - 12:00 n at Casa de Miguel.

Nominal charge is 2,000-colones per person to cover food, drinks and amenities. Please RSVP (attending only) by Tuesday, November 13.

November 17 - Saturday

Pintura y Vino

12-3pm, Hacienda Vivace, San Ramon

Enjoy wine, food, and terrific company in Hacienda Vivace's lovely courtyard as you paint your own 40" x 50" masterpiece at “Pintura y Vino."

First-timers and serious painters alike are welcome. And bring your spouse and friends to this entertaining gathering! Limited to 30 painters, but no limit on non-painting guests.  

Accomplished artist and art instructor Alisa Dillingham will guide you step-by-step to create your own custom work of art. A c20,000 donation includes all art supplies (acrylic paint, brushes, canvas, and easel), as well your first glass of wine or other beverage. No charge to non-painting guests. Additional beverages and a delicious light lunch available to all.

Pintura y Vino is a benefit for Arbol de Esperanza (Tree of Hope), the non-profit association dedicated to providing support to women in Western Costa Rica through social, psychological, educational and vocational programs, in order to empower and reinforce their abilities, and enable women to achieve independence and self-sufficiency in the community.

This event is co-hosted by Arbol de Esperanza and Friends of Hacienda Vivace. 

RSVP: nancysperry1@gmail.com

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December 2 - Sunday

Christmas jazz, Christmas carols, and holiday cheer!

1-3:30 p.m.

The Christmas “Sunday Jazz Salon” series at Hacienda Vivace kicks off the 5th Annual Santa's Toy Drive for FUNCAVIDA. 

This event is co-hosted by FUNCAVIDA and Friends of Hacienda Vivace. RSVP nancysperry1@gmail.com.


Our favorite five acclaimed Costa Rican jazz musicians at Hacienda Vivace are giving another benefit performance, this time with a holiday theme.

Donation is c5,000. Additionally, holiday food and drink will be offered.

RSVP Today!

December 8 - Saturday

Somebody Else Band at La Casa de Miguel

2 pm to 8 pm

Last year, in conjunction with La Casa de Miguel, we sponsored a Christmas Special.  Hoping to bring some Merry into Christmas for some needy families in the Area.  It was a huge success!  To see the joy in the faces of those who received the gifts was awesome. 

Guess what, we are doing it again this year and hope to make it bigger and better, will you join us?

Reservations recommended.....2444-6767

In the spirit of Christmas and giving, it would be very nice if all who come to this event will participate by bringing things to give.  What you bring and the number of things you bring is strictly up to you.  There will be a place close to the entrance to place these items.

Suggested items:     Non Perishable Food...... Laundry detergent....... toiletries....... coffee...... cereal..... bar soap
For the kids:     Toys..........cookies........candy

If you are not able to attend and wish to participate, you may bring your items to La Casa de Miguel any day except Monday.

One more favor, if you know of a needy family, please let us know and remember their location.  Your help in delivering will be welcomed and appreciated.

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