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Jacó Happenings

September 22, 2011

Jacó’s Recreational Mountain Bike MTB Event to benefit the local CEN-CINAI child welfare center is being planned for Sunday, Oct. 30, at 9 a.m. This is a 100 percent adrenaline event in which riders will follow a scenic route through the mountains of Garabito. There will be fruit, guides, lunch and T-shirts for the first 100 registered. Participants may register Oct. 24-28 at the CEN-CINAI for a cost of ₡5,000 ($10). For more information or to sponsor the event, contact César Vargas at cesarvcjaco@yahoo.com.

Fabricio Ulate has opened a new little soda called Pa’ Picar next to the Red Cross in Jacó. He offers burgers, tacos and ceviche and is open noon-11 p.m. Express delivery service is available. For information, contact Fabricio at fulate@costarica4u.com.

Zumba is becoming popular in the Central Pacific, and now classes are offered at Acqua Spa on the north side of Jacó. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. For more information, call 2630-0505.

Halloween is coming up, so start looking for your costume. Backyard’s famous annual Halloween party is set for Monday, Oct. 31.

–Christina Truitt

christinatruitt@gmail.com

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