Looking for a support group, local activities, political kindred spirits or a way to pursue your favorite hobby in Costa Rica? Check out this partial list of some of the country’s clubs and organizations, particularly those with multicultural or international areas of interest and membership. (Want to see yours here? Let us know at email@example.com. Please include contact information, website/Facebook page and any relevant schedule information.)
Alcoholics Anonymous: https://costaricaaa.com/
American Legion Post 10: Escazú, meets first Saturday of the month, 4034-0788, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://AmLegionCR10.com
American Legion Post 16: meets first Saturday of the month, Heredia, 2591-1695
Animal Shelter: Heredia. https://www.animalsheltercostarica.org/
ATEC (Talamancan Association of Ecotourism and Conservation): Puerto Viejo’s eco-tourism provider, help visitors find and interact with ecological activities. https://www.ateccr.org/
Bridge: Asociación Recreativa de Bridge, 2220-2818, www.bridgewebs.com/arbcostarica/rules. html
Coffee Pickin’ Square Dancers: San Francisco de Dos Ríos, Grace Woodman, 2249-1208, 8369-7992, email@example.com
Costa Rica’s Writers Group: Currently maintaining a roster of over 50 members. Meets the third Thursday of each month (except December), 11AM, Henry’s Beach Cafe,
Escazú. Contact Bob Brashears: firstname.lastname@example.org 8684-2526. Visits its Facebook page.
DAWG: domestic animal welfare group, Uvita. Adoptions, Saturdays, 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Centro Veterinario building, Uvita (across main highway, block north of Banco de Costa Rica).
Democrats Abroad: politics, issues, register absentee voters. Meet last Saturday of the month, invited speakers on topical issues. www.democratsabroad.org/cr
La Leche League: For nursing moms. www.facebook.com/Liga-de-la-Leche-Costa-Rica
Little Theatre Group: English-language community theater, 8858-1446, www.littletheatregroup.org.
Professional Women’s Network: email@example.com
Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom: 2433-7078, firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Slow-Pitch Softball League: Roberto Castro, 8839-3856