Calendar of Events

January 23, 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.

Last Sunday of every month, Jewish Chaburah. Marsha787@gmail.com.

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 (except December), 10:00 am,  Friends of the Library Board meeting, at the main library at IMAC Park (behind Banamex). All are invited. 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 Thursday, 2 pm Drop-in Spanish learning opportunity with PhD teacher Gilda Munoz. Learn Spanish while having fun and learning about Mexican culture. For learners of all levels. At The Coffee House (San Antonio del Mar toll road exit, between Plan B and Oxxo). Donation $8, includes coffee. 664-596-9940. www.spanishinbaja.com.

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 $20 per 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 25, Wednesday, 12 – 3 pm, Ladies Let’s Lunch at Baron Balche  in Valle de Guadalupe. $25 includes canapes and glass of wine, salad, fish or beef ribs, garnish and dessert. RSVP: Sandi Eddahbi, seddahbi@aol.com, www.facebook.com/Ladiesletslunch.

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 1, Wednesday, 1:00 pm, Flying Samaritans Valentine’s Day Chocolate Fondue Fest at Las Rocas Resort. Luncheon plus fondue, donation $15. RSVP Susansmithz@hotmail.com; 1-858-240-2360 (US); 661-100-6066 (MX).

February 7, Tuesday, 12pm, Baja Good Life Luncheon at Las Rocas Hotel. Best of Baja Awards and certificate presentation. February calendars available. Craig: 1-619-581-7121.

February 9, Thursday, 5:00 pm, Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Dinner and Show presented by the Rosarito Theatre Guild at Popotla Restaurant & Bar (km 34). Solve a murder while dining. 5pm reception; 6pm dinner and show. Seats are limited! Donation: $40. 664-631-3320; www.rosaritotheatre.org.

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.

February 14, Tuesday, 4pm, Singles Scene Un-Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting and Tapas Benefit to support Cruz Roja Primo Tapia. Limited seating. $15 pre-sale at PT Thrift Store or Santini Bottegas. $20 at event. Susan: 562-684-0984 or 661-614-3383; susanallenbaugh@gmail.com.

 February 23, Thursday, 4 – 7pm, Marilyn Pardee’s Gallery of Wearable Art presents designer Rosario Torres of San Felipe. Wine and appetizers. +52-415-823-3436; cabocape.com.

March 11 & 12, 2017, Saturday and Sunday, Black tie gala dinner and fashion show benefit Baja Sand at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. Black-tie dinner and fashion show on Saturday. Afternoon fashion show on Sunday.  With entertainment.  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 17, Friday, 1-5pm, St. Patrick’s Day Benefit for Cruz Roja Primotapia at El Pescdor, to benefit ambulance service. Food, raffle, Irish jig contest. Free admission with green food entry; $5 without. To donate, volunteer, or entertain contact Susan: 562-684-0984 or 661-614-3383; susanallenbaugh@gmail.com.

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.

March 25, Saturday, 10:00 am, Spring Break Pool Party at Papas and Beer, Rosarito. www.facebook.com/rosaritoliving

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 6, Saturday, Rosarito – Ensenada Bike Ride, starting in front of the Rosarito Beach Hotel. www.rosaritoensenada.com.

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. . 619-581-7121

 

SAVE THE DATES

April 27-30, Thursday-Sunday; Guided Tour to the Tequila heartland with Scot and Janine Richardson.

July 22, Saturday, Ruta del Vino Fun Bike Ride. www.rosaritoensenada.com

August 18-20, Friday – Sunday, Baja Blues Fest at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

August 26-27; Saturday – Sunday, Baja Sand event.

August 30, Wednesday, Sabor De Baja at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

September 30, Saturday, Ensenada Bike Ride, starting in front of the Rosarito Beach Hotel. www.rosaritoensenada.com.

October 4-7, Thursday – Saturday, 8th International Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico Festival.

   

ENSENADA

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

January 30, Monday.  7pm.  Cince Club: David Lynch, Movie: Inland Empire. In the experimental forum in CEARTE. Ph. (646) 173.4307. Free admission.

February 2, Thursday.  12pm to 8pm.  2nd Little Lagoon Music Festival. A festival focused to raise awarness of the Lagunita stuary, the event will be in the open air thatre in the Riviera Cultural Center. Free admisiion.

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