Calendar of Events

December 12, 2016 Edition

   PLAYAS DE ROSARITO

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

Every Sunday 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the IMAC Central Park (behind the Banamex on Juarez) Dancing for seniors. Salsa and merengue (among others) tunes designed to not throw out a hip. www.facebook.com/IMAC Rosarito

Second Sunday of every month, Pet sterilization by the Baja Spay and Neuter Foundation at the Centro de Diagnostico Clinico Vetrinario, ave. Queretaro #2331-3, Col Cacho, Tijuana. 200 pesos, 661-124-3619, or Robin at www.BajaSpayNeuter.org.

Every Monday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Beginning Spanish at Club Marena clubhouse, taught by Susana Schinkel. $6. sschinkel@yahoo.com.

Every Monday, 10:45 am, duplicate bridge at Baja Gold Bridge Club, KM 42 at the Rosarito Beach Christian Church. bajagoldcoastbridgeclub@gmail.com.

Every Monday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Advanced Spanish reading/comprehension class at Club Marena clubhouse, taught by Susana Schinkel. $6. sschinkel@yahoo.com.

Every Tuesday – Rotary Club meets at Rosarito Beach Hotel. 664-376-2620.

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. 661-612-3659.

Every Tuesday and Thursday. 10am. Pilates mat class at Las Gaviotas Clubhouse. $10 per class.  Bring a yoga mat and hand towel. Instructor Terri Van De Sande

Every Tuesday. 8:30am. Board Meeting for Yo Amo Rosarito at the Corona Plaza Hotel. See what events are under consideration or volunteer to help plan and run upcoming events.

Every second Wednesday Friends of the Library meeting. friendsofthelibraryrb@gmail.com

Every third Wednesday (except December) 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Flying Samaritans bingo at California Fresh (across from El Nido). Bingo lunch specials. Parking in rear.. www.flyingsamaritansrosarito.org;  susansmithz@hotmail.com, MX phone: 661-100-6066; US phone: 1-858-240-2360.

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. susansmithz@hotmail.com

Every second and last Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Cruz Roja Primo Tapia bingo at El Pescador Restaurant, km 44. Raising money for an ambulance in Primo Tapia.

Every Second Thursday of the month, 1:00 pm. Baja Babes, the Rosarito chapter of the Red Hat Society for ladies over 50 monthly luncheon. Each month a different restaurant. margit@prodigy.net.mx.

Every Second Thursday. 10 am. Cruz Roja volunteers general meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel. www.cruzrojarosarito.org.mx. Paul Flowers, 661-612-3455.

Every Thursday. 8:30am. Local Board of Realtors (APIR) meets at Oceana Grill. Good place for buyers or sellers to find a Realtor

Every Third Thursday. 10 am. General Meeting for FRAO, Foreign Residents Assistance Office. Open to the public. Usually held at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. Different speakers brought in.frao@rosarito.org.

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

Every Saturday, 10:00 am at IMAC Central park. Chess for all ages. www.facebook.com/IMAC Rosarito.

 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. 661-614-1113.

Every Saturday 9 a.m. at the Playas La Mision Beach:  Full body workout. Everyone works at their own level. $5.per class. Bring yoga mat & towel. North end of parking lot of the beach and look for the big purple ball.

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, at La Maroma sports bar, across from Burger King. Different theme every month. Usually live entertainment. Free. Membership $15’year.

Every day but one day at a time AA Grupo Gringo meets daily #16 Mar Meditteraneo (two blocks behind Hotel Brisas del Mar). 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.  661-614-1678.

December 12 to 15.Monday to Thursday. 6pm.Winter Recital by Academy of Music Allegro at CEART; Four evenings of music. Start time on Wednesday will be 7pm instead of 6pm.Family friendly activity. Free admission. CEART: 661-850-7412 or ceartrosarito@gmail.com .

December 14, Wednesday, 1:00, Cruz Roja Bingo at Fiesta del Pescador Restaurant, Km 44. 6 games/ 4 cards / $5. Cruz Roja Primo Tapia ambulance benefit. US: 1-623-217-9795; jamesphausmann@gmail.com.

December 14, Wednesday, 5pm, Recital at CEART. Free. CEARTRosarito@gmail.com.

December 17, Sunday, 1 – 6 pm, Christmas festival at Abelardo Rodriguez Park. Free. CEARTRosarito@gmail.com.

December 17, Saturday, 3:00 – 8:00 pm, Ugly Sweater Contest at Bobby’s by the Sea. Prizes! Facebook/ Original Bobby’s By The Sea. 661-114-6278

December 20.Tuesday.4 - 10pm. First Annual Musicians and Entertainers Christmas Jamming Potluck at Baja Malibu Bar. Bring s dish. Door prizes . 646-109-1985.

December 23, 2016, Friday, 4:00 – 9:00 pm, Posada to benefit Casa Hogar Jazmin Elizabeth, round-trip from La Jolla Real (KM 29). 5-course progressive dinner culminating with s’mores at the home of Elma Sotomayor. www.facebook.com/PosadaOntheBustoBenefitCasaHogarJazminElizabeth.

December 28, Wednesday, 1 – 3 pm, CRP Bingo at El Pescador, KM 44. 6.  Games. Benefit for Primo Tapia Cruz Roja. jamesphausmann@gmail.com or 1-623-217-9795.

December 31,Saturday, 6pm.New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party at Rosarito Beach Hotel.. Live mariachi, and  buffet . 1-866-ROSARITO or 1-800-343-8582.

January 9, Monday, 1pm, Baja Good Life Club luncheon at Hotel Calafia. www.bajagoodlifeclub.com.

March 11, 2017, Black tie gala dinner and fashion show benefit Baja Sand. RSVP for limited seating: bajasand.org/en/fashion-dinner. www.bajasand.org 1-619-581-7121.

Please send submissions for the calendar to Ren Drake at reneelavonne@gmail.com.