mindfulness

Events in Mallorca for April

Tonight there will be a Chocolate and Wine pairing at Bikini Beach Boutique in Palma. The event is from 5.30pm until 7.30pm. There are also half price back and shoulder massages. Call 871 57 78 36wine

On Thursday evening you can go to see Shrek the Musical at the Auditorium. It is based on the much-loved movie and is on in Palma until April 22nd.

It’s Easter weekend and so there will be a lot of parades to mark the occasion, check with your local church or ayuntamiento for details of exactly where and when, but you can definitely expect to see them on both Friday and Sunday.  

The Anglican Church in Puerto Pollensa is having an evening service on Maundy Thursday at 7.30pm, a Good Friday service at 2pm, and an Easter Sunday service at 10am.

If you are up in Alcudia then look out for FlaMallorca performing flamenco at the Arena. They will be performing every Sunday and Tuesday during the day until October and then every Thursday evening as well.

On Friday evening at the new club in Port Adriano, the Playhouse, their resident DJ Steve Altman will be joined by a special guest DJ Tom Crane.

For the 4th year running Anita Vince and her team are braving the GR221  through the Tramuntana Mountain Range to raise money for Cancer Support Mallorca.

A core team of 7 ladies, plus many others who will join for individual days, will leave Pollensa on the 19th of April and arrive in Es Capdella on the 26th. They will cover some 150km of rough mountain terrain during the week’s walk.

Anita herself was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer in 2014 and had to undergo surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and a hysterectomy. She started “Walk the GR221 for Cancer Support” in 2016 and in the last 3 years has raised thousands of euros which have been donated to Cancer Support Mallorca and other Cancer charities on the Island.

This year the walk will end with a fundraising event on the 26th of April, in Restaurante Sa Vinya, Es Capdella. From 5pm there will be food, live music and entertainment as well as a cake competition.

free cavaThis Saturday, April 20th the charity shop Second Time Around in Palma Nova is inviting all of their customers and friends to enjoy free cava and cake from 10am until 4pm.  

 

SarracoAlso on Saturday in my village of s’Arraco near to Port Andratx there will be a handcraft market from 9 until 2pm featuring art, textiles, flowers, food and drink and live music.

On Friday, April 26th there will be a table top sale of books clothes, home baking, and arts and crafts at the St Andrews Anglican Church in Puerto Pollensa. Doors open at 10.30am.

Anyone who wants to go to the Fira Del Ram has until the end of April to go, the last date is April 28th so don’t miss out!

sofafestStarting at the end of the month on April 30th and going until May 4th there will be SofaFest! It’s a music and arts festival being held in small venues all over Palma.

On May 3rd there will be an open day at Escola Global school in Palma for any families interested in the school.

julie.jpgStarting in May there will be a Mindfulness Awareness course run by Julie Waller at the Get Strong Performance gym in Palma. Mindfulness Awareness Coaching allows you approach life’s challenges with passion and joy. When practiced regularly it helps you build strength and resilience to live a life you love.

– Discover the present moment and its value in reducing stress and making effective decisions for your wellbeing.
– Explore the ‘art of allowing’ and encouraging you to have a positive mindset and body.
– Connect your mind and body for a happier life.
– Experience life, people and your potential to the full.

Join a 4 week Level 1 course. For each 2 hour weekly session you will be guided by Julie Waller a fully trained mindfulness coach to support you through the process.

Call Julie on +44 7909 803085 for further information.

Alaro Beehive is looking for artists, creator and makers to participate in their next pop up, which will be from May 3rd to the 5th. You can contact them to apply for a space. Food, drink, art, design or lifestyle products.  https://www.facebook.com/thealarobeehive/

56764577_10217585375761725_1089510972520923136_nTickets are already on sale for a musical event to raise money for a local charity called Asdica which helps adults with learning disabilities. It will be held at Casal de Peguera on the 4th, 5th and 10th of May . 

 

MARCH EVENTS FOR MALLORCA

Tomorrow evening, Tuesday the 13th March there will be a “Mad for Mutts” Palma Dog Quiz Fundraiser. It starts at 7pm at The Boathouse in Palma. There will be loads of prizes on offer and it’s a big support for animals which need rehoming. DETAILS HERE: Mad For Mutts

On Thursday March 15th there will be a book launch for Samantha Meade-Newman Whittington, her first book “Rosamunda y las Montanas del Norte” will be  Biblioteca Can Sales in Placa Porta de Santa Catalina from 7pm.  Also that same evening Club Ultima Hora has organised a conference with Chris Sharma, a famous climber from California who will talk about sports climbing in Mallorca. The event is free and starts at 8pm at the Trui Theatre. You have to pick up an invitation from the Palau de la Premsa in Palma beforehand. DETAILS HERE

On Friday March 16th at 8pm you can join the Mood Singers for The Rhythm of Life concert in aid of Cala Nova Cancer Care. The event will be at the Anglican Church in Son Armadans Palma. Tickets are 10€ per person including a drink and nibbles.

Also on Friday evening it’s the opening night of Stereo in Magaluf, marking the beginning of their season. DETAILS HERE

From the 16th to the 18th of March you can try out the island’s best craft beers and live music at the Bierkonig Centre in S’Arenal.

On Saturday 17th March there will be a mindfulness workshop. Designed as an entry level to mindful meditation you will practice meditation, mindful waking and eating and talk about the health benefits. DETAILS HERE

On Saturday evening at MariSol Yoga in Placa del Progreso in Palma there will be a women’s circle event from 8pm to 9pm. It’s an open event and all women are invited to join.  DETAILS HERE

Sunday the 18th of March will feature the St Patrick’s Festival in Santa Ponca, there’s plenty of market stalls, entertainments, and the Guinness will be flowing!

On Wednesday 21st March there will be the grand opening of a new handmade ice cream shop in Palma, called Bo Bom Gelato. They will be offering “true” Gelato, gelato cakes, Italian hot chocolate, Easter Eggs, and freshly made Italian Easter cakes called Colomba, and plenty of Prosecco as well!  DETAILS HERE

Also on Wednesday 21st March from 10am to 1pm there will be a Spring Equinox inspired session, the Sacred Chant Awakening the Divine Femine. It will be at Peopletree in Alaro and led by yoga teacher Jeanne Lurie. It will include a gong deep relaxation session.

On the evening of the 21st of March you can catch the Moscow Ballet at Palma Auditorium performing Swan Lake.

On the weekend of the 24th and 25th of March there will be the Sheep and Goat fair in Calvia village. There’s always loads going on, including plenty of animals to go and see, pony rides for children, market stalls and plenty of fun and games.

On Saturday March 24th there will be a  Car Boot Sale at the BIC school in Magaluf from 1.30 to 4.30pm. Anyone who wants a pitch should contact the school in advance.  Also on the same day you can catch the Fiesta de la Primavera at Port Adriano, El Toro where they promise to offer loads of family friendly activities.

Also over the weekend of the 24th and 25th there is a theatre event called Spring In The Magic Forest. It’s aimed at kids and will be performed at the Palma Auditorium. The show is in Spanish and English and the kids will be invited up on to stage so make sure they wear their animal costumes. DETAILS HERE

Also on Saturday March 24th there will be a March For Our Lives event held in Palma. This is a protest in support of the kids and families in America who are marching all over the country on this day in an attempt to change the gun laws. The march organisers are asking for everyone to come and join them in the peaceful protest to send a message from across the world to the US government.  Meet in Plaza La Lonja at 10am, wear a white shirt with red or blue, bring friends, family, neighbours and anyone who cherishes peace and life.     DETAILS HERE

28th March art exhibition opening at the Century 21 Palm Beach offices in Paseo de Mallorca. The artist Sebastian Bispo will be showing his most recent works.

On Saturday 31st March the next edition of the Vegan Day Out will be hosted at the Son Alegre Vinyard in Calogne. It starts at 1pm and will feature live music, yoga, meditation, cooking workshops, an organic wine bar and more. DETAILS HERE

If you like fun fairs then you have until the 15th of April to go along to the Fira del Ram. It’s down beside the Son Castello industrial estate in Palma and is open every day.

Looking into April, there will be an training event for entrepreneurs on the 13th to the 15th April called Woha.  DETAILS HERE