Manuel Antonio/Quepos Tidings
Jungle Juice has reopened on the road to Manuel Antonio, next to Barba Roja. Owner Dina Tochluk says the store will continue serving smoothies and health-enhancing drinks. Hours are from 7 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tues.-Sun. For more info, call 2777-7328.
Kids Saving the Rainforest has some great volunteers here who are going to run the Environmental Kids Camp Aug. 4. They are Brittany Anderson, Valerie Arguelles, Christine Ellenburg, Kevin Ellenburg, Melissa Ellenburg, Victoria Fiedler and Neal Simmons. They are seniors at Miami Palmetto Senior High in Pinecrest, Florida, in the U.S.
The girls are all Girl Scout Gold Award recipients and the boys are Eagle Scouts. The triplets, Melissa, Kevin and Christine are weekly volunteers at the DuMond Conservancy in the Monkey Jungle in Miami. They work primarily with owl monkeys. Two of the triplets wrote a book called “Two Monkey Tales.” One of the stories in the book, “Let’s Save the Rainforest,” is written and illustrated by Melissa. The other, “Nina, A Monkey’s Story” is written and illustrated by Christine.
The camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon at the Hotel Mono Azul Tiki Hut. Camp includes a snack and all necessary materials, and costs ₡2,500 ($5) per person. All proceeds will go to saving the rain forest.
For more, email email@example.com or call 2777-2592. Those who attend may purchase signed copies of “Two Monkey Tales.” Proceeds go to saving the rain forest. Participants will also receive prizes. Space is limited.
You may be interested
Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s Isla Nublar (aka Cocos Island)Alejandro Zúñiga - April 18, 2019
Isla Nublar, the setting for much of the "Jurassic Park" series, is unfortunately not a real Costa Rican island. Cocos…
Costa Rica holds Maduro regime responsible for diplomat’s safetyAFP and The Tico Times - April 18, 2019
The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it places responsibility with the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro for…
Venezuela withdraws diplomatic credential from Costa Rican diplomatAFP and The Tico Times - April 17, 2019
Venezuela withdrew the diplomatic credential from the Costa Rican chargé d'affaires on Tuesday in retaliation for the country’s acceptance of…