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Semana Santa. Holy Week. Yes, it’s one of the busiest times of the year around town with some folk opting to take in more tranquil sun off the popular beaches, and others heading right into the thick of things on the malecón or the playa for a busy weekend of música, beach, and sol! Water continues to be a sticky point in these parts, following a pipe burst early in the week – though official word points to normal service to resume soon all over town. So, save water and bathe with a friend, and let’s run down the weekend.
Baseball! Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco * Season opening games April 11, 12, & 13 7:30 p.m. at newly remodeled Francisco León Garcia Stadium. Check info and schedule: Vamos Tiburones
April 14th Traditional Good Friday – Stations of the Cross Procession starting in malecón @ 10 am
PARTY FEST!!! April 14th – 3 pm to Midnight on the beach (Playa Hermosa / Playa Bonita) Grupo Audiorama (106.1 FM / 96.5 FM)
April 14th & 15th Art, Painting & Music Expo @ El Oeste on Calle 13 2 pm – 10 pm
April 14th – 16th @ El Bucanero Calle Ferrocarril y No Reelección
April 15th – Avril y Los Vatos Jazz / Agua de Coco (salsa band!) @ Tiki Beach Bar/La Cantina at Sonoran Sky starting at 1 p.m.
April 15th – Semana Santa Beach Party @ Laguna Shores 2pm – 6pm
April 15th – FC Tiburones (Division II soccer club) vs. Dorados Sinaloa 7 p.m. @ Campo Arturo Bravo Entry 30 pesos (no ice chests)
Easter Sunday service (in English) 8 a.m. on the beach in front of Puerta Privada (bring a chair!) Organized by Family of God church
Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 11 am – 12 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco
MONDAYS @ Southside Jillz – Horseshoes 1 p.m.
TUESDAYS Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO
THURSDAYS @ Southside Jillz – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.
4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
7 p.m. Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música with Jesse!
@ Southside Jillz – 4 – 7 pm Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos
@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson
Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine. Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) starting at noon.
@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson
SUNDAYS @ Southside Jillz – BBQ night 5 p.m. Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
EcoFun Rentals – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours www.ecofunrentals.com
Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14 www.rockypointfishingclub.com
Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!
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! Info: www.cedo.org
Wet Feet Camp @ CEDO coming up July 6th – 10th
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night
8 p.m./8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair
CBSC 2017 Fish Derby: Phase I April 20-23, Phase II May 11-14, Phase III May 24-27 with fish fry on May 28th!
2017 Rocky Point Triathlon! April 22nd! Info and registration: www.rockypointtri.com
April 21st & 22nd – Lane Change @ BooBar starting at 8 p.m.
XXV Cabalgata Costera & Turistica – April 22nd & 23rd Riders from across the region gather for two days of riding over the desert and . Info: Cabalgata Costera 2017
April 22nd – “Pedaleando hasta el Malecón” Bike ride from Plaza la Madre (next to baseball stadium) to the malecón in honor of Earth Day! 4 p.m. leaving from Plaza la Made and ending at eco-festival in malecón
April 27th – 30th Rotary District 4100 Conference Rotarians! Join District 4100 (Sonora, northern Sinaloa, Baja California Norte, and Baja California Sur) for this great fiesta of camaraderie in Puerto Peñasco! www.conferenciapenasco.com Information (English): firstname.lastname@example.org
April 28th – 30th 2nd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament Info and early registration: John Fowler 602-840-1528 email@example.com
April 29th – Soap Box Derby fundraiser for José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly! Get your team and soap box ready now! For more info, contact Santiago Ruiz at: 638 384 6166 Team entry: 500 pesos You can register by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by our offices in Plaza Pelicanos (2nd floor)
April 29th – Rocky Point Beach Coed Triples Volleyball Tournament Contact: OuttaTown Productions
April 30th – 2nd Annual Children’s Day Fundraiser for Esperanza para los Niños. Become a sponsor or just come out for fun & activities in front of Sonoran Sky 2 pm – 6 pm. Sponsorship levels from $25 US to $1000 US, donations greatly appreciated as the home works to become self-sufficient. This year’s fundraising goals to go toward additional solar panels, electric dryers, and industrial kitchen (propane no longer permitted at home), plus concrete foundations for caretaker homes. For more information please contact: Michelle Auer email@example.com (480) 283-3843
Cinco de Mayo! 2nd Annual BBQ Competition @ Southside Jillz (home of award winning
BBQ ribs, Taste of Peñasco 2017) Come for the BBQ, plus get in on the “triathlon” by picking your top 3 games (jenga, pool, cornhole, horseshoes, and more)
May 6th – BooBar hosts Kentucky Derby fundraiser!
May 6th – 7th Cinco de Mayo Hobie Cats regatta –Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 6th – Funkalicious Beach Volleyball Rocky Point #17 @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort Info: Rocky Point #17
11th Anniversary Las Palomas Golf Tournament – May 12th – 14th
Rocky Point Times Newspaper El Golfo Run – May 12th – 14th Info at: email@example.com
Tequila 150 May 12th – 13th Info: Southern Arizona Desert Racing
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