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This week the spirit of athletes, fans, and supporters is alive and well across the globe, despite the shocking events that took place at the Boston Marathon on Monday. With all of the great events that take place in Rocky Point, drawing crowds from across the U.S. – Mexico – and beyond, we want to applaud everyone’s ongoing drive to hold fun, competitive, thrilling, exciting, inspirational, thought provoking, adrenalin-filled, sandy, dirty, muddy, wet, charitable, and colorful events here on our shores. With just a quick look at our calendar through June (and into the Fall), this unstoppable spirit is thriving in Puerto Peñasco! Our thoughts are with all across the globe who share the same spirit!
III Celebration of the International Day of Dance will take place in the Grand Salón of Peñasco del Sol Hotel 6 p.m. Tickets: 50 pesos Dance instructor, organizer, and exceptional dancer Maraina Zataraín tells us many surprises will be in store during this three part celebration of dance!
Mermaid’s Arts Market is back at Plaza Camarón. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come out to see local artists as the “art show” season winds down (while temperatures heat up). Next Mermaid’s market scheduled for May 18th.
27th Annual Bash and BBQ at the Old Boys Social Club (OBSC) in Cholla Bay. 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Food! Raffles! Fun! Prizes! BBQ!
Funkalicious Volleyball will spread out across the beach in front of Las Palomas for their “Papa Funk’s” 1984 Prom competition. Spectators grab a spot on the beach and see who may come out Prom Queen and King – or at least the royal court!
Castaways Kids Foundation Gala Fundraising Dinner for DIF Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabalgata Costera departure 8 a.m. from El Chamizal (horseback adventure) returning to town mid-afternoon on Sunday, April 21st – Watch for riders around Old Port area around 3 – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Ride ends back at Chamizal on April 21st at 5 p.m. with a gran baile!
4 p.m. Casa de la Cultura – Children’s Theater workshop presentation (in Spanish) of the Emperor’s New Clothes
April 22nd Earth Day
RockyPoint 360 and the Cine Club Primera Toma, A.C. (First Take Film Club) present a 2nd Day with a Director! Film director/documentarian/journalist Pedro Ultreras will be presenting his 2008 film 7 SOLES / 7 SUNS to students from area schools, followed by an evening presentation and discussion of his 2010 documentary LA BESTIA (Spanish with English subtitles) to be held at CitiCinemas. 6 p.m. Meet the Director 7 p.m. Film showing Tickets 50 pesos
Thunder on the Beach will launch its Poker Run at 4 p.m. Open to any 4 x 4 vehicle and entry is just $10 US (Remember you can also grab a race-car lesson every Saturday between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Rocky Point Triathlon will race into the water in front of Las Palomas! Registrations open up to day of race. Planning to register online? Use the code RPT360 for special discounts!
One club open at JJ’s – and across the bay at low tide (Tee times start super early so get there at the break of dawn…well, 6ish…. really, and on a Saturday! Gasp!)
2nd Sand Castle Competition 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in front of Playa Bonita! Grab your beach work tools!
Thunder on the Beach Desert Race – FREE ADMISSION for spectators! Sportsmen’s Classes start racing around 9 a.m. and Pro Classes rev up at 1 p.m.
April 27 – TRASH MOB! 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. #281 Blvd. Fremont (Club Playa Gym / Realty Network Mexico office)
April 28 CANACO (Chamber of Commerce) Family Bike Day 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Mirador (Calle 1) FREE!! Bring a bike, the kids, and join the ride!
April 27 – 28 Look for beautiful sails cutting across the water with Arizona MultiHull Fleet 42 Sailing’s “Cinco de Mayo”sail – Playa Bonita R.V. Park, Rocky Point, Mexico.
April 30 – Children’s Day
May 1 Labor Day in Mexico (bank holiday)
May 3 – 5 El Golfo Run (Contact the Rocky Point Times for info and to sign up)
May 3 – 5 Rocky Point Riders Beach Biker Fest
May 3 – 5 CBSC Fishing Derby (Phase III)
May 4 Chili Cook-off @ JJ’s Cantina, Vida Joven fest in Plaza Camarón (4 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
May 10 – Mother’s Day in Mexico
May 12 2nd Anniversary Cycling Event through Pinacate Reserve – ROCA JC club
May 15 – 19 Uniting Nations Cup at Peninsula course of Mayan Palace
May 18 Tequila 125 Off Road racing (SADR), Mermaid’s Arts Market
May 25 Sonoran Resorts 2nd Las Vegas Charity Night!
May 23 – 25 CBSC Fishing Derby (Final Phase) & Fish Fry!
May 31 – June 2 7th Annual Anniversary Golf Tournament at Las Palomas
June 1 Día de la Marina
June 6 – 9 Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus XXII
Father’s Day weekend – Fishing Tournament!
June 20 – 24 CEDO’s Wet Feet Ocean Camp for adventurers 10 -14 yrs.
June 21 – 23 Angler of the Year tournament (Phase II) Cholla Bay launching from JJ’s Cantina
Upcoming events? Check out our Event Calendar! If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at email@example.com, Office Tel: 383 1804, cell: 638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226 For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us at least by Monday-ish of that week…though the earlier the better! Don’t forget to subscribe to RockyPoint360.com to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360