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Fit For Life – Functional Fitness over 50

Fit for Life at SkyFit, next session July 3 – 31. Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 11 AM. Note: no class Friday July 7th.
$50.40 for the month.
This highly successful and motivating program has been running for 6 years. Join Sky for a fun workout that will improve your balance, endurance, joint stability, core strength, overall strength and flexibility. Every class is different utilizing bands, weights, circuit training, cardio, etc.

Instructor, Sky Rajewski, has a degree in sports medicine and is certified in every facet of fitness, Personal Training, functional training, injury prevention and rehabilitation, Pilates, TRX & RIP training systems, strength & flexibility, 3rd age, Spinning, Step, etc. Sky is a trainer of trainers and has certified over 300 fitness instructors and personal trainers, over the past 36 years. In addition to writing health and fitness articles, Sky has also written two books: Safe and Effective Stretching Techniques, and Strong to the Core, and several teaching manuals.

To register contact Sky at
SkyFit “Strong to the Core” Integrated Fitness & Health Center – Sucre 7 – 70 y Luis Cordero

Name: Sky Rajewski
Phone: 0998660379

Bone-ito’s Sunday Special!

Event date: Jun. Sunday 25

This Sunday, June 25th. Our special of the day will be southern fried chicken with mashed potatoes, walnut green beans and a biscuit for $6. All orders must be received by Saturday the 24th at 6 PM for delivery on the 25th. This is one of our tastiest meals yet. Don’t miss out. As always, all of our menu items are available 7 days a week, so don’t forget to add desserts, organic bone broth or anything else from the regular menu. We free deliver in Cuenca for orders of $20 or more. For smaller orders, we just charge the taxi fare.

Sweet Treats

Classic Cinnamon Rolls: $2 per bun
Savory Breakfast Rolls with Bacon, Onion and Cheese: $2 per bun
Orange or Choco-Walnut Breakfast Rolls: $2 per bun
Chocolate Truffles in a Variety of Flavors (4): $3
Peanut Butter Cups (3) $3

Hart’s Desire Baked Goods

Pie Cups in Chocolate, Key Lime, Strawberry, Banana or Coconut (also available in sugar-free by special order): $5 for 4
Ginger Snap, Butter-Almond Grandma Cookies and
Walnut-Chocolate Chip Cookies: $4 for 6
Classic Fudge 5oz Bag (with or without nuts): $4
Classic Cream Scones (2): $2

Name: Matthew and Debby
Phone: 096-951-7977

Cuenca Used Furniture, Edificio Capricornio, 1 de Mayo y Felipe ii

Selling washers, dryers, dish washers, 4 burner stoves, fridges, dining room sets, recliners, king beds, single beds, and much more.
Contact: 097 919 1839

Hello everyone,

This is this week’s inventory:

a quality king-size beech wood bed-frame with matching night stands / quality mattress inc. at $800
a luxurious mottled red fabric 3 seat sofa for home / studio at $250
a classic racetrack form wood table with eight padded wood frame chairs at $375
an elegantly textured brown sofa bed in Victoriana design at $350.
a large 33 lb Samsung washer at $450
a large chrome gas oven at $270
a large glass front Whirlpool dryer at $450
an Indurama chrome dish washer at $500
a Mabe 4 burner chrome stove at $375
a black wood 1 1/2 plaza bed frame w / mattress at $120
a four draw wood desk at $125
a 3 door wood wardrobe w / mirror at $280
a double door / 3 draw children’s wardrobe at $150
a black wood dining room set with 6 upholstered chairs at $450
a Chaide trundle bed (for up to 3 people) at $375
a Samsung 15kg washer at $450
a large Indurama side by side fridge at $400
a 3 draw quality wood high boy at $125

Opening hours: Mon – Fri, 11 to 5, and Saturdays, 11 to 2
Facebook/Cuenca-used-furniture for updates

Name: Cuenca Used Furniture
Phone: 0979191839

Red, white and fun: Come and celebrate the 4th of July!

Event date: Jul. Tuesday 04

Feeling patriotic? So are we! Supermaxi along with other friends would like to honor you with a special event dedicated to you: The expats!

Join us on the 4th of July at “Parque de la Virgen del Milagro” located at Ordoñez Lasso and Calle de la Higuerilla (one block passed the Oro Verde Hotel) for a special showing of the classic 1989 “Field of Dreams” followed by an incredible firework display!

Of course it wouldn’t be a great celebration without cotton candy, lemonade and hot dogs! All for free!

The event will start with the gate opening at 7:00 pm, followed by the movie at 7:30 pm and the fireworks at 9:30 pm.

*Free admission

Let’s celebrate! Let’s enjoy!

Happy Independence Day!

Name: CuencaHighLife

Beautiful apartment Residential Area

Beautiful 100m2 apartment with two bedrooms, three bathrooms, kithchen, laundry area, living and dining room, two parking lots. Unfurnished $380 (doesn’t include aliquota)

The building’s name is Edificio Santa María, it has a great location.
Pets are allowed

Address: Av. Agustín Cueva y Remigio Tamariz, Cuenca.

Google map:

Name: Paula Flores
Phone: 0992685333

Alegria Organics at Santa Canela market

Event date: Jun. Saturday 24

come and check out my popular biodegradable cleaning products and organic skincare items!
I have a great natural laundry detergent and a shampoo without lauril Sulfate that people love. See for yourself!:)
I also have great organic coconut oil here for you.
Its on Calle Larga 3-82 with lots of vendors and music. It will be fun!:) 10am – 3pm
Looking forward to meeting you!

Name: Daniela Wagner
Phone: 0979665552

Day Trip to Ingapirca – June 28

Event date: Jun. Wednesday 28

Visit the biggest archaeological ruins of Ecuador. This day trip also includes visiting the church of La Virgen del Rocio wich is built on top of a hill, in the small town of Biblian just a few hours from Cuenca. After we will visit the famous ruins of Ingapirca, our guide will explain you the history behind the ruins. Before heading back you will enjoy a delicious lunch in Ingapirca. For more information visit our website or come by our office.

Name: Arutam Ecotours

Monica Gonzaga Facilitator

.Visas – Extensive Experience facilitating all types of visas, including complex situations!
.Citizenship/Cedulas – Available to help you become a real Ecuadorian with three years residency as well
as assist you with new, replacement, and lost cedulas!

.Houses/Apartments – Ready to stop paying Gringo prices! Hire me to make the best deals with Owners, without the middlemen! Challenges with your landlord? I can help!

.Property Management –Tired of managing your property? Call me!

.Drivers’ licenses/Car registration – applications assistance.

.Transportation – Guayaquil/Quito/etc in a comfortable station wagon. Pets OK!

I work hard to give you the best service you will find in Ecuador! I am committed to honesty and transparency, always operating in good faith in the sole interest of my clients. I am fluent in English and Spanish!

Consultations always available free of charge
Office @ Gran Columbia & Miguel Velez (By appointment only)
Call, email or Facebook me any time:
Monica Gonzaga Facilitator (Facebook)
Phone: 098-384-1691

Name: Monica Gonzaga
Phone: 098-384-1691

Raw & Healthy Cooking Event: Eat for health AND taste!

Event date: Jun. Tuesday 27

Another Surprising Cause of Aging and Simple Steps to Stop it!

Free apple cider vinegar mother.

Chicken in Sundried tomato & Coconut Sauce; (Raw!) Healthy Snickers Bar; (Raw!) Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup

Feel great, lose weight, eat right. Healthy, fat-burning, gluten-free, low carb, high raw recipes for optimal health.
Eat delicious unique food. Learn about health. Socialize and network with like-minded others! Class with Susan Schenck, author of The Live Food Factor and Beyond Broccoli

Cost is $12 and includes eating the food we prepare. You can buy four classes for $40 with three months to use them.

Name: Susan E Schenck

Spanish Conversation over Lunch

Event date: Jun. Wednesday 28

Are you looking for a place to improve your Spanish conversation? If so, our group of expat residents and Cuencanos cordially invites you to join us for lunch – or coffee. Spanish Conversation over Lunch members look forward to meeting you. If you are a bit nervous about coming, bring a friend!

We meet every Wednesday in the back part of the Zona Refrescante restaurant which is located on Benigno Malo opposite Payless Shoes about half a block from the New Cathedral (Catedral Inmaculada Concepción).

When: Wednesday, June 28th from 1PM to 3PM.
Where: Benigno Malo 9-55 between Gran Colombia and Simon Bolivar

Name: Roxanne
Phone: 098-384-9355

Last Show for FLASH! (the HOT musical) Today!

Event date: Jun. Saturday 24

Everyone’s talking about ACT’S Presentation of FLASH! with music from “Menopause the Musical “!

Don’t miss your chance to see it!

There are a limited number of tickets for Sunday’s matinee performance that will be available at the door on a first come first serve basis.

At the Abraham Lincoln theater, Centro Cultural Ecuatoriano Norteamericano
Borrro 5-18 y Honorato Vazquez

Show starts at 3pm….ticket sales 2:15 to 2:45, $10 each.

Name: Ray Lewis
Phone: 0995148449

How close are you to qualifying for Cuenca Bagels free bagel offer?

Here we are, half way through the year and those qualifying for a free bagel order are multiplying. There are several clients whose next order will be their fourth. One customer has just earned her second free order of bagels this year! It looks like it will be a busy Ecuadoran winter here at Cuenca Bagels.

We still have some openings on our weekend schedule for orders. Act now and have your bagels for your weekend brunch.

There are just two days left on our Corpus Christi special. If you order a dozen bagels, we will throw in a 2 oz. container of peanut brittle free. This offer is good for orders produced through June 24th.

We have started making Flagels which are bagels without the holes; perfect for sandwiches. All you have to do is ask. No more catsup, mustard, mayo, egg yolk, whatever, leaking out the hole in your sandwich.

Cuenca Bagels, winner Best of Cuenca 2017. We bake only to order. No choosing from what may be available; your order is baked exclusively for you.

Visit us at

Name: rich
Phone: 07 282 0815

She’s Back! Su Terry at The Jazz Society Café!

Plus: pianist Jim Gala, flautist “Sarita”, Contrabassists Christian Torres & Jonnathan Arevalo, percussionists, Pedro Ortiz & Reinaldo Arce, and Surprise Guest Artists!

PLUS: Singer / guitarist Luis Ullauri performing between sets of jazz.

NOTE: We are CLOSED THURSDAY (June 22nd) for a Private Event


(Upstairs (2nd Floor) of La Viña Italian Restaurant)

5-101 Luis Cordero y Juan Jaramillo


Wednesday through Saturday

Food & drink service begins at 6:30PM

Music starts at 7:30PM till 10:00PM

Limited Seating. RSVP NOW!

Name: Jazz Society Café

Tracy’s Treasures at Santa Canela

Event date: Jun. Saturday 24

Tracy’s Treasures will be at the Santa Canela festival on Saturday from 10 till 3. I will have my spices, Banana Oat cookies, Apple Cake and other goodies.
Please come and see what the other vendors have to offer and as always, thank you for your patronage.

Name: Tracy Rose
Phone: 0998179527

Fish Specials At The Santa Canela Fest

Event date: Jun. Saturday 24

Fish Specials At The Santa Canela Fest.
Large Salmon Filets Are On Sale (Average weight 1.5 kg)
Organic Red Tilapia
Bay Scallops
180 gram Salmon portions. Fresh Rainbow Trout, Paiche (Amazonian White Fish), Smoked Salmon, Smoked Trout, Organic Shrimp.
Santa Canela Restaurant – Calle Larga 3-82 y Vargus Machuca. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
099 122 1238

Name: Lenny Charnoff
Phone: 099 122 1238

Artisan Villages Day Trip – June 26

Event date: Jun. Monday 26

Visit the most popular villages around Cuenca. You will find many beautiful handicrafts made by hand. This tour begins in Cuenca, we will drive through small towns and amazing landscapes. We will visit the town of San Bartolome where they make guitars and other instruments. After we will drive to the town of Chordeleg which is known for their unique jewelry. Before moving on we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterwards, we will visit the town of Gualaceo wich is famous for their special weaving “ikat technique” used in most of their products. You will also have the option to visit the Orchids Farm before heading back. For more information visit our website or come by our office.

Name: Arutam Ecotours

Paint and Wine Night – Vino & Van Gogh at Cafe San Sebas

Event date: Jun. Thursday 29

Don’t miss the next Vino & Van Gogh at Cafe San Sebas June 29th

Buy your tickets today at Cafe San Sebas or online at

Vino & Van Gogh at Cafe San Sebas offers a fun and unique way to uncork your creativity. Enjoy your favorite glass of wine while re-creating a featured painting of the night. All supplies and your first glass of wine are provided as an experienced local artist will guide you step-by-step through creating a featured painting and help you unleash your inner Van Gogh.

Perfect for beginners and aficionados alike, our classes offer a fun, easy, stress-free chance to create a painting you can be proud of — Cheers to that! At the end of the night you’ll take home a one-of-a-kind painting and hopefully a newfound talent.

Sign up now for an unforgettable time of painting, sipping and socializing!

Thursday June 29th, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Cafe San Sebas, Plaza San Sebastián, Cuenca, Ecuador

Adam: 07-284-3496

Name: Adam
Phone: 072843496

Next Artisan’s Bazaar at The Vegetable Bar is July 1st, not June 24th

Event date: Jul. Saturday 01

Our bad! We mistakenly advertised the event for June 24th, but it’s actually July 1st!
We’re sorry for the confusion but we hope to see you on July 1st to check out all the great local foods and crafts from 15 different vendors!

The Vegetable Bar
0989 358 169

Name: Michael
Phone: 0989 358169

German Tutor / Conversation

Do you or your kids want to practice German with a native speaker? Marketing/ public relations career in Germany and California makes language my key experience.

Phone: 0991761832

Cuenca Symphony Orchestra Performs Friday at Pumaungo

Event date: Jun. Friday 23

The Cuenca Symphony Orchestra performs Friday, June 23 at the Pumapungo Theater on Calle Larga at 8 p.m. Aisha Syed Castro, from the Dominican Republic, is guest violinist in a program that includes works by Felix Mendelssohn, Dmitri Shostakovich, Luis Humberto Salgado, and Maurice Ravel. Entry is free.

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