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    Cynthia Fletcher
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    Live and/or work in Chiriqui
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  1. Fine Arts Group for Boquete area Panama. Share/Post your latest artwork, inspirations, links, workshops, classes, art shows, events, sharing, communication, etc. For local artists, painters, sculptors. Anyone member can post, no actual group, meetings or structure. https://www.facebook.com/groups/BoqueteArtist/
  2. Jaramillo Gardeners trip to Carla Black's amazing Garden and Heliconia Farm in Volcan Sunday July 2, 2017 9:00 am tour by Carla Black Meet at 7:30 am at San Francisco Plaza in Alto Boquete to carpool to Volcan Free event Please RSVP here so we can get a count of how many cars and rides are needed. This is Carla's 9th Annual Heliconia Plant Sale and Garden Open House. (Sat and Sun July 1 and 2) Special tour for the garden club on Sunday July 2 at 9 am. 55+ varieties of Heliconias for sale. (Carla, President of the Heliconia Society International, is a plant explorer and expert horticulturist with a huge collection of heliconias and tropicals displayed in her wonderful gardens. Also waterlilies, bromeliads and other plants will be for sale. Don't miss this annual event. Plant list: http://heliconiagardenpa.wixsite.com/heliconiagarden http://www.heliconia.org/
  3. Writers, Read Friday June 9, 2017 2 to 5 pm at Fenix Cafe, BCP, Boquete This is a monthly open mic for local writers to read from their works. Please join us to read or listen. Poetry, Fiction, Blogs, Memoirs, Plays, etc. Food and drink available.
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    Writers, Read. Friday June 9, 2017 2 to 5 pm at Fenix Cafe, BCP, Boquete This is a monthly open mic for local writers to read from their works. Please join us to read or listen. Poetry, Fiction, Blogs, Memoirs, Plays, etc. Food and drink available.
  5. Join the Jaramillo Gardeners this Monday, June 5th at 9:00 a.m. to tour the amazing......... Butterfly Garden and Laboratory at The Honey Farm in Boquete. Emily has generously offered this tour (regular price $10) for our group at $3.00 each. MUST RSVP - email me carefreecynthia@gmail.com Meet at the Yeny market (aka Milky Burger) at the Y intersection above Boquete. Wear closed shoes please. Bring cash for the wonderful honey and gift shop. We need a minimum of 15 people to get this price.
  6. woops! that is FRIDAY April 14, 2017 at Fenix Cafe, BCP, 2:00 to 5:00 pmWriters' Read Workshop kick-off.
  7. Tuesday April 11, 2017, 10:30 am Literary Event at BCP Tuesday Talk Boquete Authors Present their Works at the BCP Auditorium: Gabrielle Reynolds - Fiction - The Lute at her Hand Jim Fletcher - Poetry - Poems from Terra and Cairn Mark Heyer - Short story - A Noriega Housewarming Boquete is full of creative, cultured, and literate people! In this one-hour presentation, three local writers read excerpts from their books, talk about their work, and the support of having others’ critiques during the process of writing. Patrick Allen Reynolds will moderate and books will be available for purchase after the reading. This is a kick-off to an ongoing Writers Read workshop to which the public will be invited, as encouragement for other writers, and a window on the creative process. Friday April 14, 2017 at Fenix Cafe, BCP, 2:00 to 5:00 pm Writers' Read Workshop kick-off. Local writers will read and discuss their works. Open mic for writers. Come to listen and participate.
  8. Please join us on February 24, 2017 for a visit to Bobi and John McGann's amazing rock landscaping project in Montana Verde on Jaramillo. Under the supervision of Steven Walker their property is evolving into a maze of pathways and inviting seating and viewing areas. Nestled between two streams the views are stunning . The property creates a soothing eco-friendly atmosphere. Meet me at San Francisco Plaza at 8:30am4 wheel vehicles recommended. Please RSVP to Katnukesu@ aol.com Jaramillo Gardeners
  9. Calling all Birders! Jaramillo Gardeners Trip to Oasis Linda. January 30, 2017, Monday 8:15 am. Meet at San Francisco Plaza to follow our tour leader, Dr Peter Sterling to this private estate on the other side of Potrerillos. $5 donation (benefits the Library) per person. Three hour visit, short talk with Linda, and time on your own to bird watch or collect cuttings and seeds, swim, take photos, eat your lunch, enjoy the gardens and water features, etc. Originally a citrus farm, this property has been 'wildscaped' to provide habitat for birds, butterflies and wildlife. Linda Scott is a photographer and has captured many rarely-seen birds on the farm, with over 350 species identified. She has given a talk at BCP Tuesday Talks showcasing her amazing photographs. See the link below... You are welcome to collect seeds and plant cuttings of the many native plants. Absolutely must wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed shoes. Bring swimsuit, binoculars, camera, bug spray, garden shears, plastic bags or a box for cuttings and seeds that you collect. Bring lunch and drinks if you want to picnic. https://oasislinda.shutterfly.com/
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    Jaramillo Gardeners Trip to Finca Tangara, Palmira January 18, 2017, Wednesday 10 am. $5 donation (benefits the Library) per person for informative tour and consulting by Peter Sterling. Met up at San Francisco Plaza to car pool 9:45 am sharp Join us for a trip to Peter Sterling's beautiful farm - citrus, coffee, and native plant nursery, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Palmira, Panama. The garden club went here a couple years ago and it remains one of our most popular trips ever! Plants - trees, shrubs, fruiting, flowers, etc will be for sale - all proceeds benefit the Boquete Library. Met up at San Francisco Plaza to car pool 9:45 am sharp. Bring small bills for the donation and to purchase plants. Wear long pants and closed shoes or you will be bug lunch! FYI - there is mud on farms...
  11. Bring more stuff!!!!! Still in need of tons of donations for this NGO.
  12. Next week! Wednesday. If you can, please bring a toy donation for kids ages 3 to 5 yrs, to the garden trip on Wednesday January 18, 2017. (Simple toys from the dollar store, coloring books, small balls, etc.) Some generous expats and locals have organized a pinata for the kids at Minsa, the health service, next to Romero Grocery on Thursday. So I will collect any donations and get them to the event. Children and moms start lining up for health care at 6 am, doctors arrive at 9 to 11 am and later. A long day for little kids and we are trying to brighten their day, with small toys. Life continues after Christmas. Wednesday January 18, 2017, trip to Peter Sterling's Finca in Palmira Panama. Don't forget. Meet at San Francisco Plaza 945 am.
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