Calendar of Events

ROSARITO BEACH

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. 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 Tuesday. 9:00 am. Board Meeting for Yo Amo Rosarito at Ortega’s Buffet. See what events are under consideration or volunteer to help plan and run upcoming events.

Every Second Wednesday (except December). 10 am. 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 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, 10 am, Meeting of Rosarito Sister Cities at City Hall, Fojadores Room, 2nd floor. Information and RSVP: FRAO@Rosarito.gob.mx.

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 Thursday. 8:30 am. 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 Second Thursday. 10 am. Cruz Roja volunteers general meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel. www.cruzrojarosarito.org.mx. Paul Flowers, 661-612-3455.

Every Third Thursday. 10 am. General Meeting for FRAO, Foreign Residents Assistance Office. Open to the public. Usually held at the Rosarito Beach Hotel but contact FRAO office prior to meeting to verify. Different speakers brought in. FRAO@Rosarito.gob.mx.

Every Fourth Thursday of the month, 12 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 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 Del Mar Beach Club). 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.

May 31, Wednesday, 10 – 11:30 am, Special meeting of USBC at Rosarito Beach Hotel, Casablanca Room. US Consul General of the Tijuana Otay Mesa Office, William Ostick speaking, and answering your questions. Subjects include Visas, what the Consulate can and can’t do for you. Judy: jawmem@msn.com.

May 31, Wednesday, 5 pm, Orchestral Concert at CEART Rosarito. Free. 661-116-5243.

June 3, Saturday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Friends of the Library’s Hidden Gardens Outdoor Spaces Tour. Tickets: $12, members; $15, non-members. Available at Click-On.com, and Mail room at Oceana Plaza, and via PayPal at the website. Raffle.  www.friendsofthelibrary.com.mx. Facebook: RosaritoFOL.

June 3, Saturday, 6 pm; Baja Sand Black & White Gala Affair Fashion Show and Gourmet Dinner at Calafia Hotel. Three-course dinner. 1000 pesos (about $58 US). Reservations required. Tickets: Bajasand.org/es/baja-gala-affair.

June 4, Sunday, 10 am; Not Church at Poco Cielo Restaurant & Bar in La Mision. Special breakfast menu afterwards. Information: az@annazimmerman.com.

June 7, Wednesday, 10 am; Workshop on Emergency contingency and safety  plans for families in case of emergency, at Rosarito government building, “Fojadores” room 212. Email: FRAO@rosarito.gob.mx.

June 7, Wednesday, Flying Samaritan’s Luncheon and Cookie Wars. Vote for your fave cookie. Susan Smith: susansmithz@hotmail.com; 661-100-6066.

June 9, Friday, 7pm AND June 10. 11, Saturday and Sunday, 2pm; Rosarito Theatre Guild presents A.B, Gurney’s “Love Letters.”  $12 Members, $15 non-members. www.rosaritotheatre.org; 664-631-3320.

June 9 & 10, Friday and Saturday, 18th Midnight Madness Racquetball tourney at Rosarito Beach Hotel. Friday: 9 pm Singles ($20); Saturday, 10 pm, Doubles ($10). Karaoke. 619-581-7121.

June 10, Saturday, 2 pm, Ruben’s Sabor de Baja Restaurant opening at new location, south of the new Happy Hour (formerly Bahia Cantilles), km 43.5. www.faccebook.com/ Ruben Torrez.

June 15, 16, Thursday and Friday, 7pm; June 17 & 18, Saturday and Sunday, 2pm: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff” at Rosarito Theatre Guild. All tickets $25. www.rosaritotheatre.org; 664-631-3320.

June 17, Saturday, 1 pm; USBC Members BBQ at Leo’s Restaurant. Not a member? Show up, join, and enjoy a free lunch. RSVP Judy at jawmem@msn.com.

June 30, Friday, Deadline to apply to volunteer at Baja Blues Fest, to be held August 18 – 20 at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

July 1, Saturday, 3 – 10 pm; 8th Annual Fourth of July Beach Party at Rosarito Beach Hotel benefiting the Flying Samaritans free clinic. Julio Acosta, Maryam Malak, Flashback, dancing and more! VIP tickets (guaranteed seating under tent): $15; General tickets: $8. Susansmithz@hotmail.com; 858-240-2360; 661-100-6066.

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

 

ENSENADA

Sundays, 11am;  Bible Study with Mark Neafie, Director of Agua Viva Ministries in Maneadero at the old UPS office (with CARE sign) in Cantu. Everyone is welcome.  Info and directions – Mark:  646 141 7734.

Mondays and Wednesdays,10am.  Hatha Yoga Classes in La Bufadora on Betty’s ocean view patio.  All levels. Mats available.  Donation suggested 50-80 pesos.  Monday with Ella, Wednesday with Betty.   Contact ellaobryan9@gmail.com.

June 1 – 4, Thursday – Sunday, 49th SCORE Baja 500 Race, starting and finishing in Ensenada. Round 2 or four-race 2017 SCORE Desert Challenge. http://score-international.com.

June 11, Sunday, 1pm; Hawaiian Party Potluck at Punta Banda Yacht Club. Donation: $6 or 120 pesos. Live entertainment. Bring an appetizer, side or dessert. RSVP Mike: 646-154-2760 or mikeedgar120@gmail.com.

June 17, Saturday, 12 – 4 pm; Companeros de Baja Norte invites you to Derby Daze. Enjoy the Derby with salads and cold cuts. $10. Proceeds benefit scholarships and less fortunate of the Ensenada area.  RSVP Vicky: daisy.may1985Whotmail.com or 646-248-3079 or Trish: trishbaja@yahoo.com.

July 1, Saturday, 9am – 12pm; All the Pretty Horses 10th anniversary Rescue and Rides. BBQ; games, entertainment, and more. 619-581-7121.

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

Author: Gringo Gazette

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