Calendar of Events

January 9, 2017

   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 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 third Wednesday (except December), 10:00 am, Flying Samaritans General Meeting at Villas Del Mar Clubhouse. www.flyingsamaritansrosarito.org; Susan Smith @ susansmithz@hotmail.com; US: 1-858-240-2360; MX: 661-100-6066.

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 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.

January 9, Monday, 1pm, Baja Good Life Club luncheon at Hotel Calafia. Come for preview 2017 events, and the winners of Best of Baja Awards.www.bajagoodlifeclub.com. 619-581-7121.

January 10, Tuesday, 8am – 3pm, Spay clinic at Playa La Mision by Baja Spay & Neuter Foundation. Strays welcome. Reservations: Cindi Kirchhoff: 646-155-0212.

January 10, Tuesday, 8am – 3pm, Spay clinic at Playa La Mision. Free to locals. Reservations: Cindi- 646-155-0212.

January 10-14, Tuesday – Saturday, 2017 Northern Mexico Baja Blues Tour. Includes 5 concerts, sightseeing. Email: rachelpack@bglclub.com; 686-230-9933.

January 11, Wednesday, 1-3 pm, Cruz Roja Primo Tapia Bingo at El Pescador restaurant.

January 11, Wednesday, 2pm, Friends of the Library Board meeting, IMAC central library.

January 12, Thursday, 10:00 am, Cruz Roja Volunteers general meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

January 12, Thursday, 12 – 3pm, Painting with Janine at Bobby’s By The Sea. Valentine Hearts. $35 includes all supplies. Payment due by Jan. 9 at Bobby’s or PayPal. expatartistinbaja@gmail.com.

January 16, Monday, Martin Luther King Day observed

January 18, Wednesday, 10:00 am, Flying Samaritans General Meeting at Villas del Mar Clubhouse

January 18, Wednesday, 2:00 pm, Flying Samaritans Bingo at California Fresh Restaurant

January 19, Thursday,  10:00 am, FRAO monthly breakfast meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

January 20, Friday 7pm, and January 22, Sunday, 2:00 pm, Deanna Bogart in concert at Rosarito Theatre Guild. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door; www.RosaritoTheatre.org; 664-631-3320.

January 21, Saturday.  10 am to 12 pm.  San Diego Women's March at Broadway Pier, San Diego. Location, route and timing TBD. More details to follow. Donations accepted at https://www.gofundme.com/sandiegomarch.  This is not a woman-only march this is a pro-woman march! Craig Klein: 619-581-7121.

January 21, Saturday, 1:00 pm, USBC Monthly Potluck at La Maroma Bar.CD/DVD Exchange. Bring food for 8; A-I desserts; J-Q sides & salads; R-Z main dishes; Kathy Hutzler: 661-100-6060; Nelson Denniston 1-619-316-4360.

January 27-28, Friday & Saturday, 6 pm – midnight. Lucky 17 Madness Racquetball at Rosarito beach Hotel. $17 or $300 pesos. Round-robin; singles and doubles. Includes buffet. Free entrance to 17-year olds. Rosy Torres: 661-850-1773; rosymtorres@hotmail.com.

February 13 – 15, Monday  - Wednesday, Gray Whales Tour of Guerro Negro to benefit Baja Sand Art Festival. $300 (US) per person. Includes dbl  occupancy accommodations, 2 breakfasts, whale watching, and lunch.  Information: rosaritobajasand@gmail.com; www.bajasand.org/en/itinerary-gray-whale-tour-2017.

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.

March 13 – 15, Monday  - Wednesday, Gray Whales Tour of Guerro Negro to benefit Baja Sand Art Festival. $300 (US) per person. Includes dbl  occupancy accommodations, 2 breakfasts, whale watching, and lunch.  Information: rosaritobajasand@gmail.com; www.bajasand.org/en/itinerary-gray-whale-tour-2017

March 20 - 22, Monday  - Wednesday, Gray Whales Tour of Guerro Negro to benefit Baja Sand Art Festival. $300 (US) per person. Includes dbl  occupancy accommodations, 2 breakfasts, whale watching, and lunch.  Information: rosaritobajasand@gmail.com; www.bajasand.org/en/itinerary-gray-whale-tour-2017.

April 6 - 8 Thursday – Saturday, Gray Whales Tour of Guerro Negro to benefit Baja Sand Art Festival. $300 (US) per person. Includes dbl  occupancy accommodations, 2 breakfasts, whale watching, and lunch.  Information: rosaritobajasand@gmail.com; www.bajasand.org/en/itinerary-gray-whale-tour-2017.

April 13- 15, Thursday – Saturday, Gray Whales Tour of Guerro Negro to benefit Baja Sand Art Festival. $300 (US) per person. Includes dbl  occupancy accommodations, 2 breakfasts, whale watching, and lunch.  Information: rosaritobajasand@gmail.com; www.bajasand.org/en/itinerary-gray-whale-tour-2017.

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

April 21-22, Friday-Saturday. ReggaeFest 2017 on IMAC stage at Abelardo Rodriguez Park. Live entertainment, live painters. Vendors & performers contact synrgyband@yahoo.com. Craig: 619-581-7121.

May 21, Sunday, 9am-5pm. Pet Beach Day. $5 donation online, email, or at gate. Awards & prizes. Rules & info: bajasand.org/en/rules-pet-beach-day.

    ENSENADA

Mondays. 10am. Yoga classes – all levels, at Betty's in La Bufadora..Email for directions. 50-70 pesos Namaste.ellaobryan9@gmail.com .

January 14, Saturday.  8pm.  Pink Floyd & Journey Tributes at Benito Juarez theater, Ensenada, $150 pesos.  Presented by the UABC Faculty of the Arts.  Tributes by Grupo Tangram and Grupo Rubicon.  646.175.0707 ext 65732.  www.artes.ens.uabc.mx (646)160.5320 or (646)142.6196.

January 20, Friday.  9pm to 11pm.  Beatles Tribute at Abel's Bar, Ensenada, $100 pesos, age 18 and above.  For the medical benefit of Johan Hernandez. Details: 646-183-8883.

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