Calendar of Events


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. 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

Last Sunday of every month, Jewish Chaburah.

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

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

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

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. 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.; Susan Smith @; 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:

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..;, 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.

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

Every Third Thursday. 10 am. General Meeting for FRAO, Foreign Residents Assistance Office. Open to the public. Calaria Hotel (but confirm with FRAO office prior)  Different speakers brought in.

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.

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. 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. 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.

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.

June 13, Tuesday, 3:30 pm, Volunteers meeting for Mariachi Fest at Rosarito Beach Hotel.

June 15, Thursday, 10:00 am, FRAO meeting at the Calafia Hotel Titanic Room. Speaker: Rodulfo Figueroa Pacheo, delegate of the National Institute of Immigration speaking on Immigration procedures and amnesty.

June 15, Thursday, 5 pm, Yo Amo Rosarito Social and Business Mixer at Sunio Beach Club at Hotel Castillos del Mar to benefit Baja Sand event. YoAmoRosarito.

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.; 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

June 18, Sunday – Happy Father’s Day!

June 21, Wednesday, 5-7 pm, USBC Restaurant tour to Ochuna Restaurant (Office Depot Center). $15 (US) for salad, pasta or pizza and soft  drink. Reservations required.  Greg:

June 24, Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm; Painting with Janine at Baja Calypso Ocean Bar and Restaurant (k 38). Re-vamp your old jeans (or shirt or jacket) with paint. $20 includes all artistic materials. Reservations required. Abstracts by Janine.

June 29, Thursday, 5 pm, Baja Sand Wateke Mixer at the New Rubens (just south of Happy Hour/Bahia Cantilles). 1-619-581-7121.

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.; 858-240-2360; 661-100-6066.

July 1, Saturday, 3-8 pm, All The Pretty Horses Benefit & Miss Bones 10th Anniversary Summer Sizzler fundraiser. Live & silent auctions, raffle, live entertainment, horse show, BBQ dinner and sunset bonfire. Tickets available on line and at event. Tickets $15 – $25 (US). or

August 4, Friday, 11 am – 4 pm, Cruz Roja Annual Fashion Show at Calafia Hotel Grand Ballroom. Tickets $25 (US) or 450 pesos. Includes luncheon, boutique, raffle, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment. Tickets available at Cruz Roja Rosarito Thrift Store. Seating is limited, and no tickets sold at the door. 661-612-3455.

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

August 26 – 27, Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 10 pm, Rosarito Baja Sand presents “La Mujer en el Arte” (Women in Arts).; Facebook: RosaritoBajaSand.

April 29, Saturday, Official launch of FORC – Friends of Rosarito’s Children at CEART Rosarito in conjunction with CEART’s 1st anniversary celebration.

August 30, Wednesday, 6:00 pm; Sabor De Baja End of Summer, White Attire Affair at Rosarito Beach Hotel. Culinary competition among 25 of Baja’s top chefs, paired with finest Mexican wines and artisan beers. Tickets: $85, reserved seating and 5:30 arrival; $70, general seating; $20, 8:00 pm entry, free cocktail and entertainment. Tickets available at Mi Casa Supper Club;


Please send submissions for the calendar to Ren Drake Hill at



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

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: or 646-248-3079 or Trish:

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

Author: Gringo Gazette

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