South Murcia News March 2017

Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Thursday 2nd March – 8pm & 10pm – Murga with Los Ciegos @ Auditorio Infanta Elena

Friday 3rd March – 7pm, 9pm & 11pm - Murga with Los Ciegos @ Auditorio Infanta Elena

Sunday 5th March – Free Guided Theatrical Tour 10.30am from Tourist Office

Friday 10th March – 10pm - National Drag Queen Competition @ Auditorio Infanta Elena - Tickets 7€/5€/3€

Saturday 11th March – 8pm - National Chirigotas Competition @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 7€

Saturday 11th & 25th March – Free Guided Tour of The Historic Centre in English 11am from Tourist Office. Pre-booking essential.

Friday 17th March – 9pm - Classic Concert with Torrevieja Symphony Orchestra @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 15€

Sunday 19th & 26th March – Free Ruta del Ferrocarril (Railway Route) in Spanish - 10am from Monumento de Ferrocarril – booking essential

Thursday 31st March – 9pm - Pro-Music Classical Concert @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 15€

Alhama de Murcia

Tel 968 633 512 – Tues Market
Saturday 4th March - 45 min Free Guided Tour in Spanish explaining the history of the thermal complex in Alhama de Murcia that is linked to its hot springs. 11am. Pre-booking at Museum essential.

Saturday 4th March & Sunday 19th – 90 min Free Theatrical Visit In Spanish – 11am from Archaeological Museum Los Baños.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th & 26th March - 3€ Guided Visit to Alhama Castle – 11am from Archaeological Museum Los Baños – 1½ hrs.

Sunday 12th March – Free Flamenco Concert @ Casa de la Cultura – 7.30pm

Sunday 19th March – Artisan Market in La Feria Street.

Tel 968 441 914 - Thurs Market
Saturday 4th & 18th March – Free Guided Historical Tour - 11am from Tourist Office. Booking essential.

Sunday 5th March – Free Guided Theatrical Tour in Spanish – 10.30am from Tourist Office. Booking essential.

Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Mazarrón Town & Sun Market Puerto de Mazarrón

Volunteers in Mazarrón

This programme organized by the Youth Council is aimed at people between 14 and 35 years. Young people wishing to join the programme must submit a photo-ID, a photocopy of a DNI and a form from the Oficina del InformaJoven located at the Municipal Sports Pavilion or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

17 Universities Students Start Extracurricular Courses In Mazarrón

This is part of a programme developed by the Department of Employment and Local Development with the aim of providing university students with tools and practical knowledge to enter the world of work when they finish their studies. During 2016, 54 interns carried out their internships at the City Hall of Mazarrón. Of these, 30% achieved job placements in a related occupation, after carrying out their extracurricular practices.

From 1st – 10th April is a new deadline for applications for a new internship. For more information from CIME or call 968 592 767

Dynamization of Leisure Activities for Children and Youth

This is a free training course of free time activities for children and youth education and is aimed at young people under 30. It includes internships in companies and is subsidized by the Regional Training and Employment Service and co-financed by the European Social Fund. The course will last for 310 hours and will take place during March at the Center for Municipal Employment Initiatives Monday to Friday from 9am-2pm.

More information at the CIME or call 968 592 767

VIII Vuelta A Murcia Máster

200 cyclists will compete in the VIII Vuelta Ciclista Master of Murcia which starts on Saturday 1st April. In the morning the riders will face a predominantly flat route of 33km with the start and finish in Mazarrón passing through Gañuelas, La Majada, La Atalaya and Leiva. In the afternoon there will be 11kms from La Majada to La Cañadica de Mazarrón. Sunday April 2nd will be the most demanding stage of almost 100km with climbs to Cedacero and La Cuesta.

Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or for full details of all tours.

Saturday 11th – Sunday 19th March – Ruta de Tapas to celebrate San José

Weekend Trip To Practice Ski In Sierra Nevada
From 17th – 19th March on a half-board basis and two days of training included.
The Youth Council has organized the weekend trip to ski in the Sierra Nevada. The trip includes bus from Mazarrón and two days of ski passes with limited use of ski lifts, equipment rental, accident insurance, baggage transfer, assistance at destination 24 hours and applicable discounts. The price is 190€. More information on 968 591 810 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Puerto Lumbreras

Sunday 12th March – Monografica Boxer Dog Show – 10am @ Municipal Football Pitch. Free entry. More information at Tourist Office.

Saturday 25th March – Night Visit to Astronomic Observatory – 8pm. Price 2.50€ (more information from Tourist Office). Take warm clothes and a torch.

Tel 968 423 902 – Wed Market
Friday 3rd March – David Andreu in Concert @ Auditorio Marcos Ortiz to celebrate the end of Carnival. Prizes and party at midnight.
Fridays & Saturdays in March - Tours of Bastida in Totana 3€ (special rate 2€) 10am and 12pm. For more information, contact the Tourist Office.