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    Boquete Community Players (Penny Barrett)
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    Live and/or work in Chiriqui
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  1. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, May 28 - “The Healthy Living Series” presented by Boquete Health and Hospice “It’s a Matter of Heart” · What to do if you think you might be having a heart attack in Boquete · Heart Health Snafus & Bungles · High altitude exposure and heart conditions · Blood Donation Initiative Presenter: Charlotte Lintz With a Master’s Degree as a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist, Charlotte worked in Critical Care & as a Critical Care educator for over 25 years. After going back to school to be a Nurse Practitioner (at age 50) she worked for a Cardiovascular Physician group in Orlando, Florida. She then moved to Gainesville, Florida, and was a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner for WWII Veterans until “retiring” in Boquete to volunteer for Boquete Health & Hospice and....rescue dogs. If you have any skinny, starving, injured dogs or puppies, Please DON’T bring any more to her house! 5 are enough! Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein
  2. Tuesday, May 21 – The Primates Project at UNACHI was born in middle 2016 inside an initiative of environment conservation and monitoring of the Primates population in lowlands of the Chiriqui province. The project reunites investigators and students from UNACHI with the public in general. This project has developed some activities in different districts and areas in the province; but its main objectives are orientated to the study and conservation of the primates, though talks, monitoring studies, internships, education campaigns and workshops in Chiriqui. Dr. Ariel Rodríguez-Vargas, Biologist, specialist in conservation and environmental studies, works as a researcher in the Universidad Autonoma de Chiriqui (UNACHI) and is the primate project director. Dra. Laura Patiño Canom chemistry specialist in natural products, works as a researcher in the Universidad Autonoma de Chiriqui (UNACHI) and is the primate project group coordinator. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt
  3. The Vision of the Boquete Veteran Outreach organization is to FACILITATE for any Boquete Veteran and their significant others Private Reconciliation in all aspects of their life, whether Physically, Emotionally, Mentally of Spiritually. Our mission is to provide a safe place for all Boquete Veterans to share anything discretely, confidentially and with confidence. To be done by: · TRANSPORTATION SHARING · INFORMATION SHARING · REFERRALS AND/OR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR · PEER TO PEER INTERACTION Moderator: Louise Orr
  4. Do you need to know more about medical insurance in Panama? What policies are offered, and what coverage is available? Come listen to Magda Crespo discuss the types of policies her company can provide. To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  5. Tuesday, April 16 – Introducing Boquete & Beyond, Visitors Guide-Business Directory-Community Resource. A Smartphone App that is the easiest and most convenient way for everyone to find Emergency Services, Charities, Cultural Events, Food, Lodging, Adventures, Wellness and so much more. You have to see it to believe it and there will be a full demonstration of this free app’s awesome abilities. The Events Calendar will be featured, where you can view all local Cultural and Charity events in one place. Includes Boquete, Volcan, Beaches & David. This is not a website, this is a Repository of Information and Resources on Your Phone…available with the touch of a finger... Don’t leave home without it! Presented by Kevin Fisher Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  6. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, April 9 – Venomous Snakes of Panama presented by Jim Kavney. Panama has 153 species of snakes, 26 of which are venomous - that is only 17% of the total. Jim will have photos of and talk about that 17%. There are 16 species of vipers and 10 species of Elapidae ( Coral Snakes & Sea Snakes). Moderator: Louise Orr To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  7. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe". Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world. It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world? How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama? Come, join the discussion. We will expand on it in the field later. Moderator: Sheila Strunk
  8. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, March 12 - Medical cannabis - With cannabis recently legalized in Canada and rapidly being legalized throughout the USA people have lots of questions about its medical uses. Dr. Ted Harrison will talk about what cannabis is, what its effects on the body are, and what conditions it has been shown to be effective in. Dr. Harrison will be joined by Diane Heidke and Elizabeth Worley of Cloud Forest Botanicals. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe". Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world. It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world? How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama? Come, join the discussion. We will expand on it in the field later. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, March 26 – NATIONAL ADVISORS CORPORATION will discuss investing through a Panamanian investment house Tuesday, April 2 – “Experience Boquete by Bicycling”, Bicycles have been around since the early 1800*s. This beautiful 2-wheel vehicle is used daily around the entire world. Join us for a presentation to learn why our seniors (or any age) riding group enjoy bicycling in lovely Boquete. Speakers will describe local bicycling experiences, describe different types of bicycles and will explain how you can join and explore the beauty of Boquete and David by bicycle. Presented by David George, Muzz Laverty, Manuel Y Maritza de Samaniego, Javier Christensen, Jeanne Samaniego, and Genie Vidal Moderator: Paul Myers Tuesday, April 9 – Venomous Snakes of Panama presented by Jim Kavney Tuesday, April 16 – Kevin Fisher introduces Boquete & Beyond, Visitors Guide-Business Directory-Community Resource. A Smartphone App that is a convenient way for everyone to find Emergency Services, Charities, Cultural Events, Food, Lodging, Adventures, Wellness and so much more. There will be a full demonstration of this free app’s abilities , including the Events Calendar, where you can view all local Cultural and Charity events in one place. Includes Boquete, Volcan, Beaches & David. This is not a website, it is a Repository of Information and Resources on Your Phone. To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  9. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, March 5 – Don't get caught in a tight spot. Be equipped with answers or sources for answers about issues relating to U.S. expats in Panama. Hank Landis and Bonnie Williams, Citizen Volunteer Liaisons (formerly Wardens), will address issues such as Proof of Life filing, passport renewal, the "new" immigration and visa laws and regulations, death of a U.S. citizen in Panama, and other matters administered by the Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy Panama. Hank, a recent graduate of law school in David, will discuss Panamanian laws that affect expats. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein
  10. Mailboxes Etc is closed today and tomorrow for Carnivale. They will be open again starting on Wednesday.
  11. If you like to laugh you will love this heartwarming comedy. Tickets are available at Morton's Bakehouse, the Tuesday Market, Mailboxes Etc and on line at eventsboquete.tix.com
  12. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, February 26 – The history of aviation in Panama. Ibu Alvarado, born and raised in Bocas del Toro, has a diverse background as a banana farm administrator, Panama Canal Hydrologist, and as an aviator. In his talk, Ibu will address the history of Panama’s aviation: its roots, its development, and its future. Ibu has been involved in aviation since an early age and is still active in the field. His flying experience spans from local, regional to international operations throughout Central and South America. He has recently published a book about his aviation experiences. Moderator: Paul Myers Tuesday, March 5 – Bonnie Williams and Hank Landis, our government representatives for this area, will review such things as immigration requirements and the "new" law, proof of life filing, responsibilities and limitations of the wardens (now called American Citizen Liaisons), how to address federal benefit problems, etc. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, March 12 - Medical cannabis - With cannabis recently legalized in Canada and rapidly being legalized throughout the USA people have lots of questions about its medical uses. Dr. Ted Harrison will talk about what cannabis is, what its effects on the body are, and what conditions it has been shown to be effective in. Dr. Harrison will be joined by Diane Heideke and Elizabeth Worley of Cloud Forest Botanicals. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe". Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world. It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world? How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama? Come, join the discussion. We will expand on it in the field later. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, March 26 - TBD Tuesday, April 2 – “Experience Boquete by Bicycling”, will describe local bicycling experiences, describe different types of bicycles and will explain how you can join and explore the beauty of Boquete and David by bicycle. Presented by David George, Muzz Laverty, Manuel Y Maritza de Samaniego, Javier Christensen, Jeanne Samaniego, and Genie Vidal Moderator: Paul Myers To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  13. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, February 19 – Juan Contreras and Lourdes Miranda of Miranda y Contreras law firm will discuss recent changes in Panamanian property tax laws. Tuesday, February 26 – The history of aviation in Panama. Ibu Alvarado, born and raised in Bocas del Toro, has a diverse background as a banana farm administrator, Panama Canal Hydrologist, and as an aviator. In his talk, Ibu will address the history of Panama’s aviation: its roots, its development, and its future. Ibu has been involved in aviation since an early age and is still active in the field. His flying experience spans from local, regional to international operations throughout Central and South America. He has recently published a book about his aviation experiences. Moderator: Paul Myers Tuesday, March 5 – Bonnie Williams and Hank Landis, our government representatives for this area, will review such things as immigration requirements and the "new" law, proof of life filing, responsibilities and limitations of the wardens (now called American Citizen Liaisons), how to address federal benefit problems, etc. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, March 12 - Medical cannabis - With cannabis recently legalized in Canada and rapidly being legalized throughout the USA people have lots of questions about its medical uses. Dr. Ted Harrison will talk about what cannabis is, what its effects on the body are, and what conditions it has been shown to be effective in. Dr. Harrison will be joined by Diane Heideke and Elizabeth Worley of Cloud Forest Botanicals. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe". Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world. It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world? How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama? Come, join the discussion. We will expand on it in the field later. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, March 26 - TBD Tuesday, April 2 – “Experience Boquete by Bicycling”, will describe local bicycling experiences, describe different types of bicycles and will explain how you can join and explore the beauty of Boquete and David by bicycle. Presented by David George, Muzz Laverty, Manuel Y Maritza de Samaniego, Javier Christensen, Jeanne Samaniego, and Genie Vidal Moderator: Paul Myers To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  14. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, February 5 – Now that you are living in Panama, is Medicare Part A & B necessary? Are you making emotional decisions about your coverage rather than rational ones? Dra. Digna Diaz who heads up Boquete Medical Associates and Doreen Sauve, a Senior Medicare Advisor retired from the US will be doing a Q&A session on Medicare Parts A & B, answering any questions that may apply to either Part A & B as well as any supplements that expats are currently carrying. Dra. Diaz will explain the Membership that Boquete Medical Associates offers to expats which in a sense works as a Medical Gap Plan for expats living here in Panama.. Doreen has 25 years’ experience with Medicare and will be able to answer questions from individuals regarding their current situation with Medicare. Our goal is to get your questions answered and to save you money you may not need to spend. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, February 12 - Treating the most frequent Health Emergencies with medicinal plants in the case of blows and contusions, avoiding blood clots and dissolving them, treating shock and preventing strokes, quickly reducing high fevers, stopping diarrhea due to PARASITES such as amoebas, eliminating the parasites, quickly bringing down high blood pressure, bringing up low blood pressure and first aid for poisonous creatures attacks. Master Herbalist Frank Gruber has 30 years experience giving first aid to humans and animals with Central American herbs.. He is the author of GRUBERS JUNGLE OIL AND GRUBERS VIPER SNAKE ANTIDOTE. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday, February 19 – Juan Contreras and Lourdes Miranda of Miranda y Contreras law firm will discuss recent changes in Panamanian property tax laws. Tuesday, February 26 – The history of aviation in Panama. Ibu Alvarado, born and raised in Bocas del Toro, has a diverse background as a banana farm administrator, Panama Canal Hydrologist, and as an aviator. In his talk, Ibu will address the history of Panama’s aviation: its roots, its development, and its future. Ibu has been involved in aviation since an early age and is still active in the field. His flying experience spans from local, regional to international operations throughout Central and South America. He has recently published a book about his aviation experiences Moderator: Paul Myers Tuesday, March 5 – Bonnie Williams and Hank Landis, our government representatives for this area, will review such things as immigration requirements and the "new" law, proof of life filing, responsibilities and limitations of the wardens (now called American Citizen Liaisons), how to address federal benefit problems, etc. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, March 12 - Medical cannabis - With cannabis recently legalized in Canada and rapidly being legalized throughout the USA people have lots of questions about its medical uses. Dr. Ted Harrison will talk about what cannabis is, what its effects on the body are, and what conditions it has been shown to be effective in. Dr. Harrison will be joined by Diane Heideke and Elizabeth Worley of Cloud Forest Botanicals. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe". Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world. It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world? How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama? Come, join the discussion. We will expand on it in the field later. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, March 26 - TBD Tuesday, April 2 – “Experience Boquete by Bicycling”, will describe local bicycling experiences, describe different types of bicycles and will explain how you can join and explore the beauty of Boquete and David by bicycle. Presented by David George, Muzz Laverty, Manuel Y Maritza de Samaniego, Javier Christensen, Jeanne Samaniego, and Genie Vida Moderator: Paul Myers To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
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