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It’s been a busy week around town! Numerous activities and conferences have been marking the days leading up to International Women’s Day (March 8th), Gonzalo Vega as “La Señora Presidenta” performed to two sell-out crowds, the Arts Initiation School launched into their Fine Arts program with approximately 100 students in attendance, the clouds and winds have dispersed (for the most part), and the city is anticipating a first wave of Spring Breakers this very weekend! Let’s get to the Weekend Rundown!
7 p.m. Environmental Film night at CEDO (part of their First Thursday’s series). FREE!
March 7th – 8th Sand Storm 300 (Southern Arizona Desert Racing) We’ve been seeing cars around town all week and are looking forward to kicking up some sand. Racers are set to come in on the 7th and the fun is early Saturday morning. Race line-up is in front of the Fire Department (Bikes start at 8 a.m., Cars at 9 a.m.) but here’s the scoop on the morning’s plan:
Saturday March 8, 2014
Bikes stage @ 7:00 am behind the host hotels Sonoran Sea and the Sonoran Spa (RPR Mexico)
Bikes parade @ 7:15 am
First Bike off @ 8:00 am
Cars staging @ 8:00 am behind the host hotels Sonoran Sea and the Sonoran Spa
First Car off @ 9:00 am
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Flea Market style yard sale at the American Legion in the Mirador. Come early at 8 a.m. and set up your own table of treasures! (no cost) Information: 388 8841
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 3rd Commercial Expo highlighting local products from across the community – Malecón
Remember! Registration is still open through March 15th for the 5K Toma Color fun run (to take place March 30th), with proceeds going to help equip the Dialysis Center of the local DIF. Stop by Puerto Viejo Café (across from Thrifty) in the Old Port to register!
March 11 – Uncommon Women on Common Ground @ Satisfied Frog
March 8 – 15 ASU Spring Break / March 16 – 23 NAU and U of A Spring Break
59th Annual Fishing Derby (March 13-16 / April 11 – 13 / May 2 – 4 / May 22 – 24 CBSC)
SPRING BREAK 2014 FIESTA WEEKEND – March 14 – 16! Ignite the Beach! DJ Spring Break events! Ying Yang Twins! Pool parties! Contests! Sand Drags!
March 15 Old Boys Social Club St. Patty’s Day Corned Beef Dinner in Cholla Bay
March 15 Mermaid’s Arts Market at Plaza del Camarón
March 15 4th Cabalgata Feminil (Women’s Horseback Ride) starting near baseball stadium
Check out CEDO’s NaturArte calendar for March activities (March 17th – 31st)
March 22 – 23 2014 AGA Member Weekend Tournament at the Peninsula course of Mayan Palace (March 22 – 23) Info: Peninsula Golf Course – Director, Luis Torres email@example.com 638 383 0443
March 29 – Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway
March 29 – OTL Softball (Information: Please contact John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club 602-840-1528)
March 30 – Toma Color 5 K of colorful fun run *Registrations open Feb. 15 – March 15 at Puerto Viejo Tostadores Café in the Old Port (across from Thrifty) just 200 pesos / proceeds for dialysis project of DIF
April: 7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament (April 5th) – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club, the April 5th Mermaid’s Market is promising to have a Pirate and Mermaid Extravaganza, Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations 13 – 20, Book presentations by Carlos Sanchez (April 4th) and Guillermo Munro Palacio (April 25th), Easter Bocce in Las Conchas (Community Relations Committee), Funkalicious Volleyball (April 12 @ Sonoran Sun), ATMC Skate event (April 26th), Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas (April 26) JJ’s Bathtub Races (April 26)
May: JJ’s Chili Cook-off (May 3), 6th Biker Fiesta by the Rocky Point Riders (May 2 – 5) @ Concha del Mar RV Park, Uniting Nation’s Cup at Peninsula golf course of Mayan Palace (May 15 – 18), JJ’s One Club Open (May 17 [also Oct. 25]), Anniversary golf tournament at The Links,…
June: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus 2014 June 5 – 8!
Save the date: 14th Rocky Point Rally November 6 – 9, 2014! Find them on Facebook: Rocky Point Rally.com
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Our offices are now located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón where Yummi Salads is), next to the Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) and just down the walkway from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). We are upstairs in Suites 4 – 5A. Or, let us know you’re coming and we can meet downstairs for coffee!