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Dear Members and Friends,

We hope you all had a good Summer?

We have a full programme for the Autumn starting with a Vineyard Visit at Quinta do Francês in Odelouca for Friday 20th September at 14h00 for Tour and Tapas. This is a beautiful Vineyard in the countryside and the ambiance is lovely. Price for Members €13 Non Members €15 to include the tour and tapas and Three wine tastings. Other tastings are available for additional costs on the day and wines are available to buy to take away. 

8th October sees us at the Holiday Inn in Armação de Pêra for Coffee Morning with Speakers Paul Jokinen-Carter and Pasi Jokinen-Carter, they will be giving a brief talk and then doing taster treatments on Mobilisation Therapy and Indian Head massage for a charity donation at 10h30 and €5 a head for unlimited teas, coffee and pastries.

18th October we organised a Lunch at Vimar Restaurant in Carvoeiro at 12h30 for 13h00. Price is €15 for Members and €16 for non-Members.

Soup or salad
Chicken mushroom sauce or
Pork chop or
Vegetarian spaghetti or
Omelette or
Sea bass

Wine beer or soft drinks and coffee.

First two choices with bookings please.

6th November at 10h30 we have a Coffee Morning at Pastelaria Requinte E Tentações in Algoz opposite the municipal market. Price €5 for teas, coffees and mixed pastries.

22nd November  lunch at Recanto dos Mouros behind the Castle in Silves at 12h30 for 13h00. Price is €17 for Members and €18 for non-Members.

Soup or melon
Turkey with mushroom sauce or
Lamb stew or
Cod spirit with prawns and vegetables or
Mixed desserts
Coffee wine water beer soft drinks

First two choices with bookings please

We are having a combined Lunch with Portimão /Monchique area on 6th December inside the cosy traditional Portarade Restaurant, Ferragudo at 12h30 for 13h00. Price is €14.50 p.p for Members and €16.00 p.p. non-Members, so if you are new it’s an ideal time to make new friends. Please see the Portimão newsletter for full details and prepayment is necessary for this event only. Anita is taking booking for this event.

Christmas Dinner Dance on 14th December 6.30 for 7.00pm €26 Members and €28 non-Members. Traditional Christmas Dinner with live music in Rest. O Foral in Foral, Algoz.  Only few places remaining. We are having a Traditional Christmas Meal and live music for dancing. We are running a secret Santa whereby everyone attending brings a wrapped present to the value of €5 non gender specific i.e. a bottle of wine or box of chocolates etc., so everyone will get a gift on the night.

Bookings now please to Heather and Les.

Early notice for New Year we are doing another Cookery Demonstration on 12th February in Parchal and it is going to be a Seafood Cataplana €36 a head with this award winning chef, you watch, participate and get to eat the dish, including a starter and dessert. Bookings please as places are limited.


Heather and Les, afpop Area Event Organisers Silves/Carvoeiro

E-mail: Mob: 966 677 295


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