What to do in Lagos, Portugal this week⚡April 1–7, 2024

Beach yoga, Portuguese classes, sustainable farming, Hip Hop concert, Afrolicious party & more

Back with another edition of FRESHLY SQUEEZED!
Firstly, the good news: the weather is looking to be much better this week ⛅️😊
The even better news: seeing as many events got postponed last week, this one is going to be packed!

With this intermittent spring weather, events are being changed last minute. For the latest updates, follow Goodtimes Lagos on instagram, or keep a tab of the online version of the newsletter open as we update and add to it throughout the week (just hit refresh).

Mantra for the week:
Keep going. You are doing so great. ☺️💪

✨ This weeks hot drops

Lots more regular events down below - new stuff always being added

Monday, April 1  Easter Monday🐰

🧘‍♀️ Start with a Yoga class 
8:30 Ashtanga | 15€ class or 20€ inc. coworking day pass | at The Seed
8:30 Power Vinyasa | 12€ drop-in class, at the Movement Lab

🇵🇹 Portuguese group classes - beginners
A fun social way to learn some Portuguese, in a cosy atmosphere.
15:00 | 13€ | at Taberna do Guerreiro, Lagos with Sementes de Portugues | Register here

🥟 Musa Mondays: Free Dumplings with your Musa beer at The Collab bar

Tuesday, April 2

🧘🏼‍♂️ Morning beach yoga
9:00 | 20€ | at Batata Beach | Book with El Sol Lifestyle

🌱 Get your hands dirty at the farm
Help work on various soil restoration & permaculture projects. Happening every Tuesday. More info & sign up here.
10–13:00 | free | at Quinta Vale de Lama (15 mins from Lagos)

🇵🇹 Portuguese Coffee chats - Beginners
13€ | at Olive Hostel | with Sementes de Portugues, Register here

🌮 Taco Tuesday
Free taco with every cocktail before 19:00, at the Greenroom

🍷 Art and Wine evening
Always a fun, cosy evening. Limited spaces, get your tix via their instagram.
17–20:00 | 25€ inc. equipment & wine | at Maluka Collective, Luz

☕️ Coffee & Waves reopens

Wednesday, April 3

♨️ Bikram yoga (30°, cosy)
8:00 | 10-15€ | at São Roque | Join the WhatsApp group for info

💦 Wake Park reopens
The Lagos Wake park reopens for your enjoyment. Prices & booking

🚶🏻‍♀️Lagos Women’s walks (beach walk)
10–11:00 There is a Portuguese class in Bar Quim. Then from 11:00 a beach walk. Doggies welcome to join. Info: fb group & Insta 

🥗 Estúdio Vegetariano reopens
Many of us have been waiting for this date… Estúdio Vegetariano will be back open for dinners 🎉. Here (google maps) | on Insta | Book: +351 911500494

🫐 Vivo Mercado
Produce, music, food + beer stands and good local fun.
16–21:00 | Free | at Mercado do Levante

🪘 Jam Session
21:00 in Lionheart bar, Lagos, free entry

Thursday, April 4

🤸🏼‍♀️ Pilates
A matt work pilates class, for all levels, with Naomi.
10:00 | 14€ Drop-in | at Le Dome, Lagos | Booking required

🏳️‍🌈 LGBTQ Meetup
18:00–21:00 at Beer & Co, Lagos | More info here

✨ Conscious Connected Breathwork
Join Alexandra for a lovely evening of Breathwork and music. More info.
18–20:00 | 20€ | at Transform to Bliss, Luz-Burgau

🧠 Quiz Night
Be sure to book a table because these Quiz nights are getting packed!
19:30 | free | at The Collab bar

🍸 Digital Nomads Meetup, Thursdays 19:00–21:30 at Barbosa Bar & Kitchen

Friday, April 5

🌕✨ Astrology Workshop
Understand yourself better through your birth chart, and harness the eclipse to create a new self. More info here: pallasanahata.com. Register with your birth details (birth details—time, date, and place) via WhatsApp/Telegram: +351 966 932 551 or instagram
18–20:30 | 22-33€ | Lagos centre (exact address provided after rego)

🎸 Sunset Live Music with Clem
19:30 | free | at The Collab bar

🎚️ TobyOne at Grand Cafe
Put your dancing shoes on. TobyOne heats up the decks at Grand Café Lagos.

🍕Friday Happiness Pizza Party, every Friday in Monchique insta | web

Saturday, April 6

🫐 Lagos Farmers Market, 7–13:00 at Mercado do Levante, Lagos

💪 Bootcamp Fit N Flow Lagos 
1 hour of power. Join their Whats App group for updates & info.
9:00 | 10€ | at the viewing point over Batata Beach

🖼️ LOCALARTE exhibition opens
Collective exhibition of local artists, featuring design, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, installation & video. On the theme: Freedom.
10–18:00 | free | at Centro Cultural, Lagos

🪑 Garage Sale at Boa Vida Social Club
Boa Vida is closing soon. Bring your stuff, sell/exchange/buy.
15:00–23:00 | Free entry | at Boa Vida, Aljezur

📢 The HOP concert
Its always a fun night with The HOP on stage. Their (many piece) band gets people dancing with Hip Hop, Freestyle, Jazzy, soul & more. + DJ Mixwell.
19:00–0:00 | free | at Favo Bistro Bar

🪩 Afrolicious Party
Afrobeats, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Afro house & more. With DJ Mansergio , Sarah founder of of Urban dance studio & Dareal General.
11:59–6:00 | 10€ inc. drink | at NOX Club, Lagos

🪗 Open Mic night at Mullens Bar | free

Sunday, April 7

🌟 Natural Soap making workshop
Learn how to make natural, zero waste soap. More info & booking.
14–17:00 | 55€ | at The Seed, Lagos

🎉 Party at Salema Eco Camp (here)
A fun day of music, food (by Favo) & local markets. Music line up: 15:30 Orlando Santos, 17:00 Naomi and the Raposeira Dub Collective, 19:00 Shanty Town Selektas. Until 22:00.

👧🏻 Workshop: Human Design for your child
10–12:00 | 25€ | at Arco Preloved. More info here

🎸Sunday Sessions at The Collab
Live music to chill on a Sunday afternoon. 17:00 | free | at The Collab bar

Need more? Plenty more regularly happening events further down.

There is a new cotton-candy machine in Intermarche, Lagos… Uh oh 😊

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💫 Need more? Regularly happening:

Got an upcoming event to share? We’d love to include it:

🔥 Hot jobs!:

The Collab is looking for bar staff/front of house/waiter/waitress role. Flexible varied hours. Part or full time available. Friendly team. CVs to [email protected]

Jah Shaka Surf Shop is looking for a sales assistant with surf industry knowledge. PT & EN speaking. CVs to [email protected]

Gil Eanes Café is looking for a waiter/waitress. Drop your CV here

Estúdio Vegetariano (the best Vego restaurant around) is looking for a Chef to maintain their great quality, and a friendly waitress. CVs to [email protected]

Nah Nah Bah is looking for an experienced bar tender for their restaurant in Praia da Luz. CV to [email protected]

PIE Lagos is also looking for a Chef/Cook. Experience required, flexible hours. Drop in your CV or email it to [email protected]

Cafe do Burgau Beach break is looking for service staff. CVs to [email protected]

Empanadas&Co. is looking for a waitress from March. Fluent PT & EN required. CVs to [email protected]

Bica Bikes/The Mountain Bike adventure is looking for Bike shop staff / mechanic / bike guide. Summer & all-year-round positions. Send your CV to [email protected]

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