Events

Mujeres que Impactan Craft Fair

Mujeres que Impactan Craft Fair

Tomorrow Saturday, December 4, the Rotaract Tumibamba team invites you to the Mujeres que Impactan craft fair, which aims to boost the businesses of 38 women entrepreneurs of different nationalities with a common goal: success.

At this fair organized by Rotaract Club Tumipamba, you can taste desserts, buy beautiful handicrafts and learn much more about various services.

This fair is based on the idea that female entrepreneurship can break with social prejudices about women’s actual capacities for business.

With this event, the Rotaract Tumibampa team encourages all women to set themselves great goals. The group accompanied them to strengthen their brand through marketing strategies, product photographs, and finally, a fair to be held at the headquarters of the Rotary Club Tomebamba.
(Ave. 27 de Febrero 41-15 y Francisco Moscoso)
Come and join us this Saturday!

Click here to see the catalogue

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Just Breathe – Invitation to Meditate from Home Sunday

Just Breathe. Attention to the breath is a sort of bridge that connects the mind to the body. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Dear Cuenca Community

Shambhala Cuenca would like to invite you to meditate together from your home this Sunday at 10.30 am and any other time you feel stressed or depressed.. There are many forms and methods of meditation – the form you choose doesn’t matter, however it’s a very good thing to remember our shared humanity as we sit quietly and become mindful for a period of time.

Online meditation sessions with Shambhala are available free. Contact us for specific links.

If you would like to use it, the form we use at Shambhala Cuenca is outlined below, and you can search “Donna Williams Meditation” and “Pema Chodron Guided Meditation” for instructions on YouTube, or contact us for instructions.

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Solidarity Garage Sale

Dear All,

We are a group of friends that every year make special programs for kids in need in Molleturo, there are 3 villages were we go, those are Arquillo, Huigra and San Antonio.
We always buy with the funds we collected, toys, candies bags, also if we can we buy bags with groceries.
Sometimes we also had been able to give for the old people also grocery bags.

We are making a SOLIDARITY GARAGE SALE, we would like and appreciate your presence and help, we gonna have clothes, shoes, house’s ornaments , furniture, and more… but if you can also donate anything we can use for the program in the village, we will be very thankful.

Is the month of show how grateful we are for all the blessing we already have, we appeal to your heart and solidarity.

You can call my to our numbers 0983349098 or 0989811522 to let the donations until Friday or visit us SATURDAY and SUNDAY since 10:00am to 16:00pm in Mariscal Sucre 17-55 and Miguel Heredia, going up the “Corazones” High School.

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Free Dinner Seminar at Kolo Restaurant on “Ecuadorian Wills & Estate Planning”

Dine in for a complimentary dinner at ‘Kolo Restaurant‘, where an average of 2+ meters distance exists between each table, and learn from Attorney Sara Chaca of “Ecuador Visas”, as to the benefits, process and requirements for “Ecuadorian Wills & Estate Planning”!

All seminar attendees at “Kolo Restaurant” will receive a FREE DINNER, consisting of one of the following 3 meal options (EACH below meal option will also come with either Hot Tea or Iced Tea, Coffee, or Lemonade):

  1. Steak served with salad and baked potato.
  2. Chicken Cordon Bleu served with polenta and aioli sauced vegetables.
  3. Seafood spaghetti pasta served with Parmesan cheese sprinkled bread.

Email for Sign Up to: sara@ecuadorvisas.com

Address for Seminar: ‘Kolo Restaurant‘, 2nd floor of the old Hotel Vieja Mansion, located at Luis Cordero & Juan Jaramillo 5-65, Cuenca, Ecuador.

Day/Time for Seminar: Thursday, December 2nd, from 5:00PM – 6:30PM (or so)

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SPENCER – a film about LADY D

La Guarida simply projects the best films in Cuenca.

SPENCER
a film by Pablo Larraín
in English with Spanish Subtitles
with the incredible performance by Kristen Stewart

Wednesday, December 1st at 6:45PM
Doors open at 6PM
Reservations with dinner required
Tel. 099 806 8071

About
The marriage between Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the queen’s estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game, but this year, things will be profoundly different. A horrifying and yet necessary window into the iconic life of Princess Diana.

You won’t want to be a princess ever again.

Come dine with us and watch this spectacular film. We are located in Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

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Andean Music and Dance at the ACT theater

Andean Music and Dance at the ACT theater, 2 hours of the best traditional music in Ecuador, accompanied by Andean dances from Ecuador and Latin America. Takiwan y Yawarkanchic they will be with us this Sunday, December 5, from 3 pm at the ACT Center for Arts theater, located in Av. Ordóñez Lasso, next to the right parking lot of the Hotel Oro Verde. Admission costs $15 and reservations can be made by calling 0983213613

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Tullpuna Wine & Art Nights at PaintourArt Galería

Tullpuna Wine & Art Nights at PaintourArt Galería

“An Angel is someone who helps you believe in miracles again”

This December 16th, we will celebrate our third Tullpuna Wine & Art Nights and Christmas Angels will be our painting theme. Join our creative painting gatherings! It doesn’t matter if you’ve never painted before, all you need is the desire to connect with your creative side.

At each gathering, our in-house artist Cristian León guides us with painting tips and advice while sharing with a group of likeminded people in a special gallery atmosphere. So, be ready to take home your own angel painting to decorate your home or maybe as a Christmas gift.

The cost is $30 per person, and includes two glasses of wine (red or white) or a dessert from Flora Caffe, full set with all the painting materials and guidance from Cristián.

For more information and registration:
098-780-0534
paintourart@gmail.com

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Society Gets Enlighted with Meditation – Sundays with Shambhala

Making Enlightened Society Possible

Dear Cuenca Community

Shambhala Cuenca would like to invite you to meditate together from your home this

Sunday at 10.30 am and any other time you feel stressed or depressed.. There are many forms and methods of meditation – the form you choose doesn’t matter, however it’s a very good thing to remember our shared humanity as we sit quietly and become mindful for a period of time.

Online meditation sessions with Shambhala are available free. Contact us for specific links.

If you would like to use it, the form we use at Shambhala Cuenca is outlined below, and you can search “Donna Williams Meditation” and “Pema Chodron Guided Meditation” for instructions on YouTube, or contact us for instructions.

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Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Tonight!

Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Tonight!

TONIGHT! Will be Jerry’s finest show yet!
Great Blues Music from multiple eras and regions. New songs added.
Bistro Yaku is a totally cool venue with great food. Come join us for a fun night.
Tonight, November 26th at 8 PM
Luis Cordero 5-66, Cuenca
Reservations 098 748 6890. $5 cover
November 26th at 8 PM, Luis Cordero 5-66, Cuenca
Pepo: Reservations 098 748 6890
Contact information:
Jerry Joe Holland
jerryjoeholland@gmail.com

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Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Friday

Friday night will be Jerry’s finest show yet!
Great Blues Music from multiple eras and regions. New songs added.

Bistro Yaku is a totally cool venue with great food. Come join us for a fun night.

Friday, November 26th at 8 PM
Luis Cordero 5-66, Cuenca
Reservations 098 748 6890. $5 cover

November 26th at 8 PM, Luis Cordero 5-66, Cuenca

Pepo: Reservations 098 748 6890

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Thanksgiving Menu

To give thanks is to manifest the feeling of gratitude for everything lived. It is time to thank your family or friends for sharing such special dates as these.

Restaurant El Jardín invites you to enjoy a pleasant time tasting our thanksgiving menu that includes the traditional turkey and pumpkin pie.

Appetizer
Avocado and Shrimp Cocktail

Entreés
Roasted Turkey
Green Beans with Almonds
Sweet Potatoes Casserole
Special House Rice

Desserts
Pecan Pie
Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Grasshopper Pie

November 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2021
Hours: 12:00 pm at 15:00 pm / 18:00 pm at 22:00

Contact us: 0993099131

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Colombian and Cuban Music

La Guarida presents an incredible music show performed by an ensemble of super talented musicians.

Music of Cuba and Colombia
with Canela Club Band

(Bass) Freddy Abad
(Piano) Aníbal Romero
(Saxophone & voice) Edgardo Neira
(Percussion & voice) Freddy Cabrera
(Percussion) Yunior Hernández

Friday, November 26th at 7:30 PM
Doors open at 6 PM
Admission: $10
Reservations with dinner required
Limited capacity
Tel. 099 806 8071

Remember that 100% of your admission goes directly to the artists. La Guarida never takes a percentage from the entrance fee.

It is an incredible honor to highlight Cuban and Colombian music. The music of these countries have influenced much of Latin America. Come enjoy an incredible musical journey with incredible musicians in the best event venue in Cuenca.

Don’t miss this chance to delight yourself with Canela Club Band and a wonderful dinner. Join us and get your body moving after a big Thanksgiving meal.

We are located in Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

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Black Friday Gallery Event 4-6PM

Black Friday Gallery Event

Mark your calendars! This Friday, Nov 26 from 4-6 PM please join us for the final night of the “Memories” exhibition featuring the work of Sandra Doren, Susan Moore, Sissel Robertson and Susan Armstrong at Miguel Illescas Galeria De Arte, Calle Larga 1-209 y Miguel Estella. Now is the perfect time to buy a painting with a 10% discount for Black Friday. We look forward to seeing you.

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Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Friday

Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Friday

Jerry’s Finest Show So Far! New music added!
Great Blues Music from different eras and regions.
This Friday, November 26th, @ 8 pm. Join us for a very fun evening!
Location: Bistro Yaku (where you will find great food and hospitality)
Luis Cordero 5-66 Reservations: 098 748 6890 ($5 cover)

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Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Friday!

Jerry Joe Holland’s Best of the Blues Show Friday!

Jerry’s Best Show Ever! Great Blues Music from different eras and regions.
This Friday, November 26th, @ 8 pm. Join us for a very fun evening!
Location: Bistro Yaku (where you will find great food and hospitality)
Luis Cordero 5-66 Reservations: 098 748 6890

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Happy Thanksgiving! Meditate with Shambhala from Home

Gratitude sees things in a way that everything can be joyful for you.

Dear Cuenca Community

Shambhala Cuenca would like to invite you to meditate together from your home this

Sunday at 10.30 am and any other time you feel stressed or depressed.. There are many forms and methods of meditation – the form you choose doesn’t matter, however it’s a very good thing to remember our shared humanity as we sit quietly and become mindful for a period of time.

Online meditation sessions with Shambhala are available free. Contact us for specific links.

If you would like to use it, the form we use at Shambhala Cuenca is outlined below, and you can search “Donna Williams Meditation” and “Pema Chodron Guided Meditation” for instructions on YouTube, or contact us for instructions.

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Something different

For five years we have been providing services to those affected by HIV in Ecuador. While the need for HIV care in Ecuador is a high priority, by sheer necessity our services have expanded to include much broader issues: homelessness, hunger, etc.

On November 30th, we are showcasing what we do and why. You will hear the director’s personal story as to why Hogar de Esperanza was founded, where it is today, and what the vision for the future is. There will be an exhibition of all the services we provide and you will get to meet many of the volunteers and staff of the foundation.

We invite you to join us and our special guests for an enjoyable and inspirational evening. Reservations are required as space is limited. All proceeds from the event will go to support our Christmas Program. This event will be held at Kolo’s and will include dinner, a glass of wine and entertainment by Deb Davis. Cost is $35 and starts at 6pm.

For reservations, email us to receive menu options and more information.

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OBG Early Thanksgiving dance at Common Grounds

OBG Early Thanksgiving dance at Common Grounds

Hi,
After the great success of our Halloween dance we will be having a early thanksgiving dance on Wednesday the 17TH of November.
The turkey trot will be happening to get you warmed up for the big day.
It will be happening at Common Grounds with happy hour from 5-7 music from 7-10 with great food all evening. Donation $5.00
Please let us know as soon as you can so that we can reserve a space for you and your party.

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Music At La Guarida

La Guarida pays tribute to Ecuadorian Music with a very special concert:

Our Roots 
Dinner/concert
with Juan Manuel Ochoa
and Luis Carrión

Thursday, November 18th at 7:30PM 
Doors open at 6pm
Reservations with dinner required
Admission $8.00
(100% of your admission fee goes directly to the artists).

About
The talented Juan Manuel Ochoa joins Luis Carrión in a wonderful dinner-concert that will highlight Ecuadorian tunes. Ecuador is so rich musically and this is a musical journey that you don’t want to miss. Juan and Luis recently joined forces to celebrate Cuenca playing for thousands of Cuencanos and tourists during the holidays. We are proud to have them play an intimate show highlighting the best of Ecuadorian music.

Come support your local artists and enjoy a wonderful and healthy meal in La Guarida. We are located in Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

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