At our next Vino & Van Gogh, Amelia Earl will
be guiding us through a “Hummingbird in Flight”

Vino & Van Gogh at Cafe San Sebas offers a fun
and unique way to uncork your creativity.

Enjoy your favorite glass of wine while re-creating a featured painting of the night.

•All supplies and your first glass of wine are provided as a Amelia guides you step-by-step and helps you unleash your inner Van Gogh.
•Perfect for beginners and aficionados alike, our classes offer a fun, easy, stress-free chance to create a painting you can be proud of — Cheers to that!
•At the end of the night you’ll take home a one-of-a-kind painting and hopefully a newfound talent.

Sign up now for an unforgettable time of painting, sipping and socializing!

Buy a Ticket Online Now or in person at Cafe San Sebas to reserve your seat.
Tickets available with Cash, Visa or MasterCard at Cafe San Sebas or online through Paypal or Credit Card at http://www.sansebascuenca.com

Date: Thursday October 26th
Cost: $29
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Cafe San Sebas, Plaza San Sebastián, Cuenca, Ecuador
Food and Drink will be available for purchase

Name: Adam
Email: sansebascuenca@gmail.com

Fresh Salmón at La Guarida Fair

Oct 20, 2017 |

Fresh Salmon, Paiche, and the best shrimp in Cuenca

La Guarida Fair. Mariscal Lamar y Luis Pauta. 10– 2:00 pm

Name: Lenny Charnoff
Phone: 099 122 1238
Email: lennycharnoff@gmail.com

Join us for Indivisible Ecuador’s second Monthly Meet-Up.
Enjoy the company of like-minded, progressive folks and join in one of several Table Topics discussions at the home of an Indivisible Committee member. Featured discussion topic plus additional topics suggested by attendees. Online Action Tools – including apps and services for calling, writing, and emailing public officials – will, as always, be available to learn or use with the aid of Indivisible representatives, allowing you to be engaged in important political issues from abroad.

Good company and conversation over coffee and pastries with a $1 donation to replenish our hosting fund.

RSVP on our Facebook group EVENTS announcement at: Indivisible Ecuador – and JOIN us while you’re there!
Address: Edificio El Rocio, Dpt. 401, Jose Astudillo y Eduardo Crespo Malo
(on the hill behind Common Grounds)
If the taxi driver doesn’t recognize the name, you can tell him/her “Cerca La Cuadra.”
From El Centro, the #3 bus stops at the bottom of the hill on Gran Colombia.
Contact Naomi Herndon for additional information at: indivisible.ecuador@gmail.com

Name: Naomi Herdon
Phone: 0993735719
Email: indivisible.ecuador@gmail.com

Free apple cider vinegar mother.
RSVP ASAP if you can come!
Tues, October 24, noon till 2
Gluten-free Tortillas w/ Sweet Potato & Black Beans; Seventh Heaven Soup (Raw!); Gluten-free Spicy Pumpkin Pie
Feel great, lose weight, eat right. Healthy, fat-burning, gluten-free, low carb, high raw recipes for optimal health.
Eat delicious unique food. Learn about health. Socialize and network with like-minded others! Class with Susan Schenck, author of The Live Food Factor and Beyond Broccoli

Cost is $12 and includes eating the food we prepare. You can buy four classes for $40 with three months to use them.

Name: Susan Schenck
Email: LiveFoodFactor@yahoo.com

Calvary Chapel has been formed as a fellowship of believers in the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Our supreme desire is to know Christ, and be conformed into His image by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Sunday’s service in English ‪at 9:30 AM‬, in Spanish ‪at 8 AM‬ and also ‪at 11 AM‬. Please join us as we worship and study verse-by-verse from the God’s Holy Bible.

Our location is at the western end of bus line #22, six blocks west of Coral Centro on jJuan Pio Montufar and Primera Convención, where the bus drivers stop to take a break in front of the church.

Name: Roger Quilty
Phone: 098 032 6390
Email: Followingtheson@live.com

Christmas In Cuenca Gala Coming Up!

Oct 20, 2017 |

Before you know it, Christmas will be upon us. Hearts of Gold is seeking volunteers to help prepare for its sixth annual Gala. We are particularly in need of help with Donation Committee. Would any of you kind people be willing to solicit gift certificates and/or gifts from local businesses? We will supply complete packages with lists of businesses (or you can just visit your favorite places, like restaurants, hair dressers, bakeries and stores) and pre-printed gift certificates. We are also seeking an Art Donation Chairperson to coordinate donations from the many artists in Cuenca.

Mark your calendars: The first meeting will be on Thursday, October 26, at 1:00pm. Hearts of Gold offices, Calle Canton Gualaceo y Calle Canton Santa Isabel.

Name: Maria Jose Orellana
Phone: 0995597447
Email: morellana@heartsofgoldfoundation.org

Chinese teacher

Oct 20, 2017 |

If anyone is interested in learning the Chinese language with a native teacher in Cuenca, call 098 348 7066.

Classes cost $6 per hour.

City: Cuenca

Name: Catalina
Phone: 098 348 7066
Email: catamerchan99@hotmail.com

The Cuenca Shambhala Meditation Center invites you to meditate together, 9:30 – 10:45 AM every Sunday morning, up the stairs at the Windhorse Café. Shambhala International follows the tradition of Pema Chödron and her teachers Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Chairs and cushions are provided, and meditation instructions are available at 9 AM. 6-16 Calle Larga y Hermano Miguel, contact cuenca.shambhala@gmail.com and 07 418 7291. Free of charge – donations are welcome.

Every Sunday from 9:30 – 10:45 AM., 6-16 Calle Larga y Hermano Miguel at the Windhorse Café up the stairs, Cuenca.

Call after: 9 AM.

Name: Craig Adams
Phone: 07 418 7291
Email: cuenca.shambhala@gmail.com

I am an MCA (Master of computer application) graduate having 3 years’ experience in Java web development. Looking for Software development/English teacher/Computer operator job.

My whatsapp number:+91 994 633 9968

Call after: 6 AM.

City: Quito (capital)

Name: Joseph Jomy
Phone: 098 308 7493
Email: jomy.jiseph123@gmail.com

The Oasis Community Garden shares its products each Saturday morning at 10 AM. Write to us for a full seed and seedling list. We also sell at our farm field dug specialty plants, including uvilla, variegated iris, calla lily, canna lily and agapanthus lily. And we sell premium garden soil and we rent out garden plots for those who want to tend their own garden. Soon our farm will also feature fresh chicken and duck eggs, and cheese made from goat’s milk. Contact us if you would like to visit our farm.

Saturday, October 21, 10 AM, Federico Malo just south of Parque de la Madre, our white van parked on the left.

Name: Catty Siguenza
Phone: 408 9584
Email: theoasis333@gmail.com

2017 Holistic Health Expo

Oct 19, 2017 |

The 2017 Cuenca Holistic Health Expo is almost here. Join us this Saturday, October 21st in the Convention Center in the Mall del Rio from 10:00 to 7:00. This is a perfect opportunity to meet and talk with practitioners and vendors of natural products. The Expo is sponsored by The Vegetable Bar which is located on Jacaranda y Paseo 3 de Noviembre and Cuenca Dispatch. Come check it out.

There will be a variety of exhibitors such as Tradiditonal Chinese Medicine, chiropractic, rolfing, acupuncture, holisitc wellness center, bee therapies and products of the hive, brain wave optimization, homeopathics, herbal remedies. Also, essential oils, vitamins and nutritional supplements, chemical free cosmetics and body care products, all natural foods such as sauces, vinegars, wines and jucies. There will also be fermented foods such as kefir, kombucha and sauerkraut. We also have ecological condominiums, Himalayan salt lamps, crystals, chakras stones and Feng Shui esoterica, a vegetariain restaurant, etc. We have donated space to a number of non-profit organizations who are doing good work and we support. You can also make a donation.

Come and join the fun, meet new people and find a source for those hard to find products and services.

Name: Greg Medeiros
Phone: 0980269887
Email: greg@medionenterprises.com

Open Mic Night every Saturday at 8pm
at Charlie’s Bar & Grill

New menu items and amazing drinks

Paseo 3 de Noviembre y Escalinata Juana de Oro

Name: Charles Kettering
Email: charliesbar_ec@outlook.com

Don’t forget to come on in every night from now until October 27th
and show this post to get $2 off a $10 bill

Try out our new menu items with our delicious Mexican touch
Tuesday- Saturday
12PM to 12am
Sundays
12pm to 6pm

Paseo 3 de Noviembre y Escalinata Juana de Oro

Name: Charles Kettering
Email: charliesbar_ec@outlook.com

Misión Sagrada Familia, 5-34 Bartolomé de las Casas y Tirso de Molina (Yanuncay area).
Worship with the Book of Common Prayer and improve your Spanish with Padre Homero Hurtado.

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 9:30 AM and every Sunday thereafter, free, Misión Sagrada Familia 5-34 Bartolomé de las Casas y Tirso de Molina (Yanuncay area)., Cuenca.

Name: Eben W Haskell
Phone: 098 301 8880
Email: ebenhaskell@yahoo.com

The Cuenca Shambhala Meditation Center invites you to meditate together, 9.30 – 10.45 am every Sunday morning, up the stairs at the Windhorse Café. Shambhala International follows the tradition of Pema Chödron and her teachers Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Chairs and cushions are provided, and meditation instructions are available at 9.00 am. 6-16 Calle Larga y Hermano Miguel, contact cuenca.shambhala@gmail.com and 07- 418 7291. Free of charge – donations are welcome.

Name: Craig Adams
Phone: 07 418 7291
Email: cuenca.shambhala@gmail.com

La Cuchara Magica Restaurant

Oct 19, 2017 |

Please join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Thursday is Turkey Dinner night with all the trimmings
Friday is T-Bone steak night with double baked potato and an assortment of fresh vegetables

We always have great breakfast and lunch specials as well. And, also a wonderful assortment of desserts to choose from, including our signature ice cream cakes.

Gran Colombia y Benigno Malo. Can’t make it to the restaurant? We also deliver 🙂 You can find us on FaceBook for our daily specials.

Monday-Tuesday 8am to 7pm
Wednesday-Saturday 8am to 9pm
Sunday Brunch from 10am to 3pm. A different menu each week!

Name: Trish
Phone: 07-284-0334
Email: trishrobertson@gmail.com

If it’s Saturday, Double D’s Delights is at El Salon with treats to tempt you. This weekend, we’re proud to partner with HKIE–Helping Kids in Ecuador. 10% of our weekend sales will be donated to this outstanding organization that coordinates life-saving medical procedures for some of Ecuador’s most desperate children.

This week our offerings will include…
-Bagels (blueberry, cinnamon raisin, pumpkin spice, jalapeno cheese, parmesan herb)
-English muffins
-Mini-Tarts (“pumpkin,” strawberry, apple, chocolate chip walnut)
-Iced Cinnamon Rolls
-Tea Ring
-Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

We’re taking off Saturday, October 28, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to see what all the buzz is about.

We look forward to baking for you!

Deb & Dawn

Name: Double D's Delights Cuenca
Phone: 096.802.2545
Email: doubledsdelightscuenca@gmail.com

Sorry folks, my creativity is running out and the posting deadline is looming.

Oh yeah: Bulk quantities are now available.

Get your Bonobo Bob’s shrubs, vinaigrettes, and craft cocktail mixes in one liter quantities and save over 25% off the per bottle price.

Order now for the holiday season fast approaching.

LaGuarida’s Artisan’s Fair, Saturday, 10 AM – 2 PM
(Mariscal Lamar y Luis Pauta: from Common Grounds go up to Mariscal Lamar, take a right, and it’s a block or so on the right side).

Bob Kezer
Bonobo Bob’s Tribu de Amor
One Race, One Planet, One Future
099 44 70 229

Name: Bob Kezer
Email: bobkezer@yahoo.com

The Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Meissner, performs Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, October 19, 20 and 22 at the Old Cathedral, corner Mariscal Sucre and Luis Cordero. The Thursday and Friday performances are at 8 p.m. while the Sunday performance is at 11 a.m. The program includes Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5, Antonín Dvořák’s Concerto for Cello, and the Happiness Suite for Symphonic Orchestra by Arturo Villela. Entry is free.

Name: CuencaHighLife
Email: jonathan@cuencahighlife.com

The Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Meissner, performs Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, October 19, 20 and 22 at the Old Cathedral, corner Mariscal Sucre and Luis Cordero. The Thursday and Friday performances are at 8 p.m. while the Sunday performance is at 11 a.m. The program includes Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5, Antonín Dvořák’s Concerto for Cello, and the Happiness Suite for Symphonic Orchestra by Arturo Villela. Entry is free.

Name: CuencaHighLife
Email: jonathan@cuencahighlife.com