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February 17, 2011

Bingo night is back at Doña Lee’s Country Kitchen, formerly Ursula’s Restaurant, near the Tamarindo Gym. Every first and third Tuesday of the month, get your bingo on for ₡1,000 ($2) for a 10-card game. Door prizes and raffles are also featured, with the money going to support beach cleanup and the Red Cross.

Our resident intellectual, Michael A. Gottlieb, has edited “The Feynman Lectures on Physics, New Millennium Edition,” a unique insight on physics, which was released in January. This is the second edition of the Feynman lectures he has helped produce since moving to Costa Rica eight years ago, the first being the Pearson Addison-Wesley “Definitive Edition,” published with “Feynman’s Tips on Physics: A Problem-Solving Supplement to the Feynman Lectures on Physics,” which he co-authored with Feynman (posthumously) and Ralph Leighton.

The Langosta Beach Club, 500 meters south of Super 2001, is now offering a full schedule of guided meditation, vinyasa yoga, power yoga, Zumba, tai chi, and boot camp classes. The gym opens at 8 a.m. and classes are held between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pay by the day, or pay monthly for unlimited access to this luxurious, glass-enclosed fitness center and studio. For more information, call 2653-1127.

Beach Home School is organizing a surf contest March 19 and 20 in front of Witch’s Rock Surf Camp. Students from all the local schools will compete in the two-day contest to benefit the school. The event will feature games and family fun, culminating on Sunday night with a party and barbecue. For more information, call 8827-2759.

One of the first things that Waves Costa Rica Roxy/Quiksilver Surf Camp did when it came to town was organize a surf trip with some of its team riders. Seen on the waves of Marbella were Quiksilver’s Alberto Muñoz, Manuel Mesén, Isaac Vega and Thomas King and Roxy’s Nataly Bernold, with Tony Roberts, official Quiksilver shooter, behind the lens.

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