family life in Majorca

October in Mallorca


Oh my, there is so much going on in October, whoever said that Mallorca was dead out of the peak summer season was completely wrong!


This Saturday evening there will be a reunion gig of the Raggles who will be playing at Saints Bar in Santa Ponsa celebrating 25 years playing together.


Every Wednesday in October in the Mercat Olivar in Palma there is a food tasting event on the first floor. Show cooking, wine


Every Thursday morning free Toddlers’ Group meeting at The Baleares International College from 9.15am to 10.30am.


The ROPIA Youth Group will hold its monthly meeting on Oct. 21, 3pm to 7pm. ROPIA is an organization of young people, caregivers and peers. Meetings include games, wilderness skills, and life skills. The free meetings are open to 10-12yr olds and their caregivers.Bring healthy snacks to share and warm clothes.

Please RSVP with Serafine 606 316 201


Quiz night at Infuze starts on the 24th of October, and from there every Wednesday !


27th oct, from 12:00 there will be a Halloween party lunch and Zumba masterclass with Annette Abusland & friends + Salsa & Bachata workshops with Jovino De Souza at Hotel La Concha Soul, Paguera. Free entrance to classes, lunch 20€, kids menu 8€.


Braai Day at The Boathouse in Palma on Saturday 27th October from 1pm with live music.




On the 31st of October from 10am until noon there will be an Open Day and Remembrance ceremony at Bon Sosec crematorium


From 3pm there will be a Halloween party at Eden Sanctuary with fun for all the family. 2 euro entrance for grown ups and kids go free.


There will be parties at Bar Rositas in Calvia with a free buffet, scary shots and live music.


Pirates Halloween which is a fast paced mash up of their two shows: Pirates Adventure and Pirates Reloaded.  Prizes for the best costumes.


There’s even a party at IKEA on Halloween with a live band and buffet from 7pm to 9.30pm


And also in Palma on Halloween there will be a big Halloween Mask- scare- ade at The Corner Bar from 7pm. The instruction is to Dress to kill!




This Saturday 13th October from 1 to 5pm  there will be a Ladies’ Day at Eden animal Sanctuary in Binisalem to raise money. There will be a buffet, welcome drink, complimentary beauty products, a clothes and jewellery stall, animal snuggles and lots of cake! To confirm your attendance send a message to Nicole on 629 535 466.


Saturday October 27th Cat Whisperer seminar at Ca Na Tess in Palma. 871 95 95 68


This Thursday it is World Sight Day, raising awareness of eyesight related illnesses and conditions around the world. Specavers in Santa Ponca will be participating by offering free eyetests for everyone, and free glasses for children ten years and under. There will also be a 30% discount off other glasses. The event will run on Saturday 12th October as well.


This Friday, October 12th there is a day-long wellness event (from midday to 8pm) aimed at rebalancing body, soul and mind at Hotel Varadero in Spanish and English. Entrance is free.

Also on Friday there will be a demonstration of ultralign chiropractic technology for people who don’t like spinal manipulations with the cracking or popping of joints at the Therapy Mallorca office in Happy Gym Magaluf. For an appointment contact Gus Cabagna 608 067 542.


This weekend coming there is a week-long nature retreat run by Veronique Delphine visit for more information.  There is also a four day yoga retreat in Soller, and then another yoga event from October 18th to the 21st so visit for information on those.


Next week there will be Long hair day at Cap Hair in Port Andratx is next week on Monday October 15th. They will be offering free consultations about how you can change, extend and thicken your hair using Hairdreams’ products without damaging your own natural hair at all. They can also help with hair loss and bald spots for men and women. Finally they will also be demonstrating how you can alter the appearance of the shape of your face by using a technique called Hair Contouring. And services booked on the day receive a 15% discount which is just in time for the incoming Christmas party season! You need to book your spot so you can contact them on 971 67 23 95


The following day, Tuesday October 16th will see another Ecstatic Dance event in Palma organised by the yoga teacher David Lurey.


On Thursday 18th October there will be a free workshop on Active Meditation from 7 to 8pm run by Sarjan at the Kika Mas Wellness Centre in Palma. For more information contact 653 207963 or


There are a lot of free events and taster workshops going on this month at the new Bikini Beach Boutique and Spa in Palma. A Flow Yoga taster class on Wednesday 24th and  Qigong and Tai Chi class for example on Thurusday October 25th both in the evening


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October 27th there will be a Vision Board workshop for women with a “live your dream” theme hosted by Tindra Nalind in Palma.




Evan Johnson My writers group still meets Wednesday mornings in amadip from 10-30 to 12-30. Also I now have 12 books published on Amazon and Barns & Noble. My email is


I have a book/writing club that meets every month. Next meeting 16th October at my place in Sant Agustín. Contact 665391523. On facebook Encounters of a Literary Kind.

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