Calendar of Events

December 28, 2015 Edition

ROSARITO BEACH

Every Sunday 4pm. Cultural Sundays in the paEvery Sunday 4pm. Cultural Sundays in the park, featuring local Mexican and American dancers and musicians.  At the IMAC in Abelardo L. Rodriguez park, west of Banamex. Different themes every Sunday. Sometimes food booths, other times vendors with food carts. Facebook IMAC Rosarito. Free.

Every Second Wednesday (except December). 2pm. Friends of the Library meeting at main library of IMAC building next to Abelardo Rodríguez Park. Promotes reading and literacy in Rosarito. www.friendsofthelibrary.com.mx. Carmen Dominguez, 661-612-3659. friendsofthelibraryrb@gmail.com

Every Third Wednesday (except December). 10am. Flying Samaritans meeting at Villas del Mar clubhouse on free road 2 miles south of Rosarito. Volunteers provide free health services and clinics. www.flyingsamaritansrosarito.org. Susan Smith, 661-100-6066, U.S. 858-240-2360. susansmithz@hotmail.com

Every Wednesday, 12:00 pm. Writer’s Workshop at Eden Restaurant, (next to Cruz Roja Thrift Store). Published and unpublished writers welcome! Bring samples (3-7 pages) of your work to share.   Marsh Cassady: marshcassady@yahoo.com.

Every Third Wednesday (except December). 2-4pm. Bingo at Oceana Grill & Cafe, Blvd. Benito Juárez #907-24. Great prizes, 6 different games. Benefits Flying Samaritans. www.flyingsamaritansrosarito.org. Susan Smith, 661-100-6066, U.S. 858-240-2360. susansmithz@hotmail.com

Every Second Thursday. 10am. Cruz Roja volunteers general meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel. Provides assistance in case of accidents or disasters. www.cruzrojarosarito.org.mx. Rosie Pena, 664-976-0613, U.S. 619-621-0292. wosiepena@yahoo.com

Every Wednesday, 12:00 pm. Writer’s Workshop at Eden Restaurant, (next to Cruz Roja Thrift Store). Published and unpublished writers welcome! Bring samples (3-7 pages) of your work to share. For more information, contact Marsh Cassady: marshcassady@yahoo.com.

Every Third Thursday. 9am. General Meeting for FRAO, Foreign Residents Assistance Office. Open to the public. Usually held at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, with parking validated. Sometimes held at other local sites. Breakfast occasionally provided, but always available. Different speakers brought in to inform or address issues of concern to foreigners living in Mexico. frao@rosarito.org

Every Friday. 4pm.  Spanish class main library, by IMAC, in Abelardo Rodriguez park behind BanaMex. Beginner level class with Sylvia. Free but donation appreciated.

Every First Saturday. 10am. United Society of Baja California (USBC) general meeting at Casa Blanca Restaurant, Rosarito Beach Hotel. Good info for the English speaking community of charitable, community service and social organizations. www.unitedsocietyofbaja.org. Judy Westphal, 661-614-1113. jawmem@msn.com

Every First Saturday. Noon-sundown. Open Studio Art Walk, a free tour of galleries in Rosarito Beach Hotel commercial center. Meet artists at work in their studios. pacothepainter@hotmail.com

Every Third Saturday. 1pm. USBC, United Society of Baja California, monthly Potluck dinner, held at La Maroma Sports Bar, across from Burger King. Different theme evey month. 50/50 raffle. Live entertainment at most events. Free for members and guests. Membership only $15 USD per year. Beverages ordered from the Bar at reduced Club prices.

Every single day. AA “Grupo Gringo” meets daily in their meeting hall, #16 Mar Meditteraneo (two blocks behind Hotel Brisas del Mar). Meetings: Saturday, 3:00; Sunday, Monday, Thursday: 10:00 am; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 6:00 pm.  Additional meetings in Cantamar (just south of the footbridge) Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 am.. For more information, 661-614-1678.

December 27. Sunday. 9am to 12 pm. The Smile of Hope — Fracc. Tecolote Community Center in Tijuana 01 664 593 1400 irradiandovida2164@yahoo.com.mx Give a gift of hope by giving a Christmas present to these disadvantaged children. Here is your chance to make a child smile a Smile of Hope.

December 31. Thursday. New Year’s Eve Dinners and Celebrations. Various places all over town, including Fast Eddy and the Baja Beach Bums at Sunio Beach Club, inside Castillos Del Mar, Revolution (Beatles Tribute Band) at Lighthouse,  Mi Casa Supper Club (Dinner is sold out), Rosarito Beach Hotel and many, many others. There are designated driver services being listed on facebook and other sites. Be safe. Do not drive drunk. You know better than that. You’re going to need all your skills to dodge the other drunks out there.

January 11. Monday. 430 pm. Best of Baja Awards Gala — Margarita House, San Felipe

February 22 to 24. Monday to Wednesday. Baja Whale Watching Tour with the Baja Good Life Club. Members: $175/person Non-Members: $215/person.  email rachelpack@bglclub.com, or call 686-230-9933.

January 31, Sunday, time TBA. Rosarito Theatre Guild Annual Wine Tasting Event and Auction. Save the date! Details coming.

February 22 to 24. Monday to Wednesday. Baja Whale Watching Tour with the Baja Good Life Club. Ojo de Liebre in Guerrero Negro & tour to the saltworks operation. Members: $175/person Non-Members: $215/person. This is a Car-a-van tour. Will you be Driving or Riding (gas expenses shared) let us know; we will help pair riders with drivers. Leaving Feb. 22 and returning to San Felipe Feb. 24. rachelpack@bglclub.com, or call 686-230-9933

February 28 to March 1. Friday to Sunday. Rosarito Theater Guild presents: Ladies Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. 664- 609-3451 Box Office.

March 2 to 6. Monday to Friday. Baja Cancer Walk. 100  miles, 5 days  walk for money to fight cancer,  through the San Felipe Baja California Desert.  Call 686-230-9933 or email thebajawalk@gmail.com

April 28 to May 1. Thursday to Sunday. Guided tour to the Tequila Heartland, in Jalisco. $550 USD PP / DO until Dec 1, 2016, after that $785 USD PP / DO

May 7, 2016. Saturday. 10am. Rosarito to Ensenada 50 mile Bike Ride.

 August 26 to 28. Friday to Sunday. Baja sand castle build 2016 — Rosarito Beach Hotel

October 12 to15. Wednesday to Sunday. 7th Annual Int’l Mariachi y Ballet Folklorico Festival — Rosarito Beach Hotel

 

ENSENADA

Every Monday. 7pm. Ceart Cine Club. Films about dance with “Billy Elliot” April 13, “Five Dances” April 20, “Desert Dancer” April 27. English with Spanish subtitles. Foro Experimental of Centro Estatal de las Artes (CEART) on Blvd. Costero (Lázaro Cárdenas) & Av. Club Rotario. Free. CEART, 646-173-4307.

Every First & Third Wednesday. 10:30am. Club Compañeros de Baja Norte general meeting at clubhouse on Calle Mazatlán #256 in Fracc. Acapulco, 1 mile south of Ensenada. Lunch $6 donation. Multicultural, multilingual, nonprofit service and social club. Nancy McKee, 646-174-5011, U.S. 619-207-4325. cdbcnm@gmail.comEvery Fourth Thursday. Red Hat Society lunch at various local restaurants. Tillie Foster, cell 646-171-5292. bajaqueentillie@gmail.com

Every Friday. 7:30-9:30pm. Live world and cultural music at El Callejón Colectivo Culinario, Floresta #320 near southern Blvd. Costero extension, Fracc. Acapulco, 1 1/2 miles south of Ensenada. Free. Performer schedule with Alex O., cell 646-101-0812. anlof9@gmail.com

Every Friday 7:30 pm. Live music at El Callejon Colectivo Culinario; Floresta #320, Fracc. Acapulco, Ensenada. Alex Orendain, anlof9@gmail.com, 646-120-8004;
www.elcallejoncolectivoculinario.com. ,