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What to do in Campinas?

For info about what bars, restaurants, shows, etc.




Centro de Convivência Cultural Carlos Gomes

CPFL Cultura  - Theater for kids (on Sundays, free entrance)


Shopping Galleria - Cine Galleria

Shopping Don Pedro - Kinoplex

Shopping Iguatemi  - Cinemark

CPFL Cultura  - Theater for kids (on Sundays, free entrance)


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Helper for twice a week

Started by Elisabet Masoliver in Sample Title on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hello All, my helper is looking for another job for Tuesdays and Thursdays. She has been with me for over 3 years (or has it been 4...?). Anyway, she is very trustworthy, works hard and well and needs the extra money!!!  Please do contact me if you…Continue

Looking for a PT nanny.

Started by Valerie Velho in Sample Title. Last reply by Valerie Velho on Monday. 1 Reply

Hello!  We are in need of a nanny in the mornings. If anyone has any leads or someone to recommend, we would greatly appreciate it! We need someone who has a car to watch our two boys, 5 & 3. Thank you!Continue

Tags: children, help, nanny, care, child

Suggestion for trips in Brazil (Hidden "pousadas")

Started by Simone T. Costa Eriksson in Sample Title Dec 18, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello everyone,I just received info about the website (http://www.hiddenpousadasbrazil.com/) which has become better and better.I hope this is helpful for the newcomers.Have a peaceful holiday…Continue

New here!

Started by Aurelia Linnert in Sample Title Dec 15, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi! we are new in campinas and we're looking for anyone selling furniture and a big car (we have 4 children). Especially  we also need a good electric piano (yamaha) and a cello. Who can help??Thanks! Aurelia aurelia.piero@web.deContinue

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