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Right up there with all major Mexican holidays, this weekend families across Puerto Peñasco will be celebrating one of the most venerated dates of the year… 10 de mayo – Día de la Madre. Curiously, this year U.S. Mother’s Day traditions fall on the same day so be sure to book a spot at your favorite seaside restaurant as it should be a busy time for area dining spots. It’s been a bit windy in town lately, but the temps couldn’t be better even though we’re hitting a “cold spell” (mid 70s to low 80s), so let’s get to it and run down this Mom’s Day Weekend!
Getting to and around town
– One lane on Blvd. Juarez when coming into town is OPEN. Remain alert at stop light as traffic is now more active at that intersection (linking Blvd. Juarez to Blvd. Josefa Ortiz and Blvd. Samuel Ocaña).
– IMPORTANT! Road work in front of City Hall is moving along quickly, though watch for detours in that area. Newly repaved and OPEN Calle Luis Encinas is a good bet to get to Old Port (road near docks – turn onto Luis Encinas from Calle 13 at stoplight).
Paella nights (Thursday) @ El Tapeo Wine Bar – Laos Mar Best Western (next to Playa Bonita)
Sol Night Sound band every Thursday @ Players Sports Bar 9 p.m.
CBSC 60th Annual Fishing Derby – May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th More info at: email@example.com
May 8th – Roger Clyne & PH Naffah @ Banditos 9:30 p.m. (No Cover!)
May 8th – Jewelry Sale fundraiser for Santa Claus Club @ JJ’s Cantina 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
May 9th – Chili Cookoff @ JJ’s Cantina + Garage Sale 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
COMING UP IN MAY
May 16th – JJ’s One club open Info: www.jjscantina.com
May 21st – The Black Moods @ Skullyz Cantina 7 p.m.
May 21st – 23rd CBSC final round of 60th Annual Fishing Derby – Awards on May 24th!
May 22nd – Mark Mulligan in concert @ Caribbean Parrot @ 6 p.m.
May 23rd – Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway Register at: www.dirtybeachmudrun.com
May 23rd – The Black Moods @ Beach Bum on the Malecon – 3 p.m.
May 23rd – 24th – Expo Peques @ EXPO Convention Center
May 24th – The Black Moods @ Boo Bar 4 – 8 p.m.
May 25th – 2nd Annual Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. @ Latitude 31 – fundraiser for Esperanza Community Center in San Rafael $6 US + Mimosas for $2 US
May 31st – Brittany Kingery @ Beach Bum on the Malecon – 3 p.m. Pop, modern country, tropical rock
HEADING INTO SUMMER
June 1st – Día de la Marina
* June 7th * Election day in Mexico
June 11th – 14th RCPM Circus Mexicus! www.circusmexicus.net
June 12th – Moxie & the Influence @ Beach Bum in the Malecon 3 p.m. Rock!
June 13th – Over the Line Softball Info – contact John Fowler 620-840-1528 OTL Fall coming October 24
June 19th – 21st 9th Las Palomas Anniversary Golf Tournament – Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 19th – David Aguilar en concierto 8 p.m. @ ITSPP auditorium 150 pesos
CEDO Wet Feet Camp (English) June 11th – 15th / Bilingual Camp July 2nd – 6th Info: cedointercultural.org
July 4th – 5th Annual Sonoran Resorts Las Vegas Night for Charity Tickets available beginning May 10th: by calling the Sonoran Resorts sales office at (from the U.S.): 602-476-7511; or from Mexico: 638-382-8187; Email Director of Sales and Marketing, Jim Ringquist at email@example.com.
EcoFun Rentals: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunset trips, Bird Island cruises!
Stand-Up Paddle Boards – hourly and daily rentals with Rocky Point SUP Rentals Tel: 638 384 4248
NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot!
Upcoming trips: May 9 – Schuk Toak Visitor Center and Dunes Tour (Pinacate), May 16 – Tide Pools Tour, May 23 – Pinacate Tour
Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English) 4 p.m. (Español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)
Visit the Pinacate (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Pinacate Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve –The self-sustaining Visitors Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pinacate Biosphere Reserve offers ample parking, AC, informative museum, and terrific AV hall showing videos about this expansive, magical, wondrous area filled with moving dunes, ancient lava flows, and maar craters. Km. 52 Carretera Federal Sonoyta – Puerto Peñasco
Biology Station Tel: (638) 383-1433 y 105 80 16 Schuk Toak Visitors Center Tel: (638) 108-0011 E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Nights
8/8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair
Oct. 10th – 11th Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514)
Oct. 23rd – 25th El Golfo Run by the Rocky Point Times (Reservations: email@example.com)
Nov. 7th Funkalicious Volleyball
November 11th – 15th 15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally www.rockypointrally.com
Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point? Check out our Event Calendar! If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org Office: 383 1804, cell: 638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226 For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…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