Weekend weather favors Central Valley and Pacific

A high pressure areas southeast of the United States in the Atlantic is responsible for winds that have been seen in the Central Valley and on the northern Pacific coast.

The high pressure area also means that the weekend, which includes Father’s Day, probably will be free of heavy downpours in these regions. The Weather Underground service predicts some showers each day until Monday. So does the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional, which says that there may be heavier rain in the central and south Pacific and on the Caribbean coast.

Given these forecast, expats probably will have some good weather for outside activities.

Those in the vicinity of  Naranjo de Alajuela might consider visiting the remodeled agricultural center that houses the feria.

The government invested 96 million colons, about $180,000, to put on a new roof and make other updates, including retaining walls and electrical upgrades.

In other activities, the  Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional is giving a free concert in  Mercedes Norte de Heredia at the  Colegio Claretiano at 10 a.m. today.naranjo061915

Saturday the Parque La Libertad is inviting the public to enjoy its green spaces. There is a nature walk at 9 a.m. from the main reception area in Desamparados. Reservations are being accepted at  2276-9400.

Some readers might be among the 250 who are invited to the wedding of soccer star  Keylor Navas and Andrea Salas Saturday 
night at the Pedregal Centro de Eventos in Belén. He was the standout goalie and became a national hero during the World Cup. He now plays for Real Madrid.

The Banda de San José will be playing at 11 a.m. Sunday in the Museo Nacional as part of the  Día del Padre activities.

The museum also has on display about 60 musical instruments from pre-Columbian residents.

Available will be special equipment to view the sun and astronomers to explain what is going on. said the museum.

Also Sunday, the Escazú Christian Fellowship plans a clever dinner with the theme, “Jesus, Fill Us and Make Us W(hole),” featuring foods that are either stuffed or have a hole in them. said an announcement. Those who might be interested should call  8445-1281 to secure an invitation.

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