Calendar of Events

ROSARITO BEACH

Every Sunday 4 pm. 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 – 4 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, 10:45 am, duplicate bridge at Baja Gold Bridge Club, KM 42 at the Rosarito Beach Christian Church. bajagoldcoastbridgeclub@gmail.com.

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

Every Tuesday 10am to 11am.  Chair Yoga – Rosarito Wellness, Healing, Living at IMAC Park, room 1 in Rosarito (behind Banamex). Improve Balance & Coordination.  Receive all the benefits of yoga in a gentle, Healing, Meditative yoga class where a chair is used for support and balance. Bring water, small towel and comfortable clothing. Instructor: Erendira Abel, Certified Holistic Health Specialist. $5 per class, paid at beginning of month. For registration and location:  (661) 614-6036 Mexico or (619) 632-2965 US. Email: wellnesshealingliving@gmail.com

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) 1:00 – 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 Last Wednesday, 11:30 am, Wellness Wednesday Workshop “Intentionally Aging Gracefully” with Erendira Abel at IMAC a Abelard Rodriguez Park (behind Banamex). $6, and pre-registration is required. Info: wellnesshealingliving@gmail.com; (US) 1-619-737-2453, (MX) 661-614-6036.

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, 10:30 am, Learn Spanish “Naturally” with Erendira Abel at Rosarito Beach Christian Church. $5, and pre-registration is required. Info: wellnesshealingliving@gmail.com; (US) 1-619-737-2453, (MX) 661-614-6036.

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. Calafia Hotel.  Speaker’s presentation. 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. 10 am. 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 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.

 

September 20, Wednesday, 7 pm; Scholarly presentation of :Dramamine: hu’an Storybook” by Mario Albert Serrano Monzonja. Book of anecdotes and stories by a talented DJ. CEART Rosarito conference room. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 21, Thursday, 7 pm; “Sessions” with Rock Pop Band Efecto Iquarra of Baja California, extolling their values of social responsibility and taking initiative within their culture. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 22, Friday, 7 pm AND September 23, Saturday, 2 pm; Rosarito Theatre Guild presents Amy Chankin reprising her role in “Shirley Valentine.”  Donation: $30 benefits the Cruz Roja Primo Tapia and Baja Scholarship Fund; includes welcome drink, intermission hors d’oeuvres, and wine, and raffle ticket. Reservations: www.rosaritotheatreguild.com, or by PayPal. sylviadombrosky@gmail.com.

September 22, Friday, 7 pm; Opera presentation with Eva Monroy, mezzosoprano. Has performed with the State Symphony of Puebla, the Baja California Orchestra, and many others. She currently coordinates the Vocal Scenic Training School in Tijuana. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 24, Sunday, 4 – 9 pm, 6th Annual Mexican Cultural Festival at CEART Rosarito. Free. www.facebook.com/ ICBC.RTO; www.icbc.gob.mx.

September 24, Sunday, 5 pm; 6th Mexican Folklore Festival coordinated by ICBC, the Cultural Institute of Baja California, at CEART Rosarito. Free.  Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 26 & 27, Tuesday & Wednesday, 6 pm; Photographic conversation exhibition at CEART Rosarito. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 27, Wednesday, 1 pm; Ladies Let’s Lunch meets at Ochuna Restaurante, next to M Casino on Benito Juarez Blvd just south of road to Pemex. Greek salad, choice of ribs or salmon, dessert, and beverage. $25. Facebook / LadiesLetsLunch.

September 27, Wednesday; deadline for film submissions for Rosarito International Film Festival to be held October 27 & 28. www.rosaritofilm.com; LogCinema@hotmail.com.

September 28, Thursday, 6 pm; Scenic presentation of “The Threshold of Lilith,” an expressionist play of a woman’s life and sociocultural contractions that distort human nature. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 28, Thursday, 7 pm; Baja California Photographic Biennial 2016 Selection Exposition opens at CEART Rosarito’s International Gallery. Free. Facebook.com/CEART Playas de Rosarito; ceartrosarito@gmail.com; 01-661-100-6338 or 044-661-850-7412.

September 30, Saturday, 10 am; Rosarito to Ensenada biennial Bike Ride starting from Rosarito Beach Hotel.

September 30, Saturday 10 am, Baja Fest 2017 at Baja Studios. Live music, DJ, food, photos, wines, local bands. Pet Friendly.

October 1, Sunday, 1 pm, 1st Annual Baja Talent Showcase at Hotel Calafia Grand Ballroom (k 35.5). A benefit for the Rosario theatre Guild featuring the talents of your friends and neighbors. Show at 2pm. Donation: $30. Seats are limited. Silent auction, hors d’oeuvres. www.rosaritotheatre.org; 664-631-3320.

October 1, Sunday, 3 – 6 pm, Santa in September and Fiesta for the Rest of Us at Splash Restaurant. Bring an unwrapped non-battery operated toy for entrance to Mexican buffet, live music, and $3 well drinks. Benefits Hearts of Baja Children’s Homes Network. www.heartsofbaja.com.

October 4-7, Wednesday – Saturday; Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico at Rosarito Beach Hotel to benefit the Club de Ninos y Ninas. Rosy Torres: rosymtorres@hotmail.com; 661-850-1773.

October 5, Thursday, 5 – 9 pm; Mariachi Hall of Fame Ceremony, Press Conference, and Cocktail with the Stars. Mingle with the stars of MariachiFest. Photos and autographs allowed. Food and wine. $25.  Rosy Torres: rosymtorres@hotmail.com; 661-850-1773.

October 6, Friday, 3 – 8 pm; First Friday at Puerta Al Valle, La Mision, free road km 62.5. Food/drink/art. Info: Baja Lori Chaffin on Facebook, or BajaSpirits@yahoo.com.

October 6, Friday, 6 – 10- pm, Mariachi Inauguration and International Concert at Rosarito Beach Hotel. $15. Rosy Torres: rosymtorres@hotmail.com; 661-850-1773.

October 7, Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm, Competency Contest For Mariachi, Singing, and Dancing at Rosarito Beach Hotel gardens. $5. Rosy Torres: rosymtorres@hotmail.com; 661-850-1773.

October 7, Saturday, 6 pm, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan and the Mariachi Divas perform at the Grand Mariachi Concert at Rosarito Beach Hotel garden. Tickets: VIP – $80; Diamond – $45; General – $25. www.clubrosarito.org.

October 9, Monday, 3 – 7:30 pm. Puttin’ on the Glitz with Tootie and the Gals benefitting Baja Exiles Spay and Neuter Clinics. $25. Seating is limited. www.bajaexiles.com; cindi@bajaexiles.com; 1-619-204-8769.

October 11, Wednesday, 5:30 & 6:30 pm; Piano Concert with Amira Acre at CEART to benefit Friends of the Library’s “Full shelves/ Happy Hearts” campaign. VIP: $75, includes 5:30 arrival with valet parking, wine and hors d’oeuvres. General: $30. Tickets at PayPal (www.friendsofthelibrary.com.mx), at Oceana Plaza mailroom, or from board members.

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

Author: Gringo Gazette

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