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Weekend rundown sponsored this week by The Club @ Islas del Mar
Only 20 shopping days till Christmas! You’re welcome. Actually, if you’re planning on celebrating Navidad in Puerto Peñasco, it’s probably more customary to open gifts on the night of the 24th. However, the holiday spirit is already all over town and you can jump right in by donating toys, blankets, warm clothing, and even pet supplies! Let’s get to it and run down the weekend.
Plus, don’t miss hometown boxer Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada lighting up HBO on Saturday!
If you’re looking for ways to add some holiday joy this season….
Sonoran Resort Food Drive – this annual food drive runs through December, and non-perishable food items can be dropped off at any Sonoran Resort sale center
Kids’ Shoe Drive ! Donations of New shoes (for kids from kindergarten through high school) now being accepted at Oc3an View Ministries (Blvd Kino about two blocks up from Numeros) These secret Santas are hoping to gather 450 pairs of NEW shoes (sneakers, school shoes, etc.)
Rotaract “Staying warm with Rotaract” now through Dec. 15th, the local Rotaract Club is collecting sweaters, blankets, and winter clothing to be distributed to selected families on the outskirts of Puerto Peñasco Contact and drop off with: Jerry Cañez at Quinta Ventura or contact Sami at firstname.lastname@example.org for pick up (Rotaract is part of Rotary International for those between 18-30)
Equine Therapy Christmas party – contact Sami at email@example.com for info on “adopting” someone for a holiday gift (with age, sizes, provided)
Satisfied Frog Blanket Drive! Drop off blankets at The Satisfied Frog in the Old Port
Boo Bar Toy Drive – teaming up with the community center Palabras de Esperanza in Col. San Rafael, you can pitch in with toys or stop by the Boo to donate before Dec. 22nd!
Tekila Bar – Shark Bite – Manny’s – Holiday Toy Drive through Dec. 22nd
Wrecked Holiday Drive for Barb’s Dog Rescue – This year Wrecked has selected Barb’s Dog Rescue for their annual holiday drive. Donations welcomed at Wrecked
Dec. 8th Cholla Bay Christmas Light Parade @ 7 p.m. from Clubhouse
Dec. 8th Holiday parade to Plaza la Madre – Christmas tree lighting – starting at 6 pm from Shrimp Plaza
Dec. 1st – 11th Evening pilgrimages for Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe
December 14th – 16th American Legion Yard Sale in the Mirador 9 am – 2 pm
Dec. 13th – 16th Catch this one last year? Circo de las Pesadillas (it’s actually quite a treat)
December 15th LAST CHANCE in 2018! Mermaid’s Arts Market in Shrimp Park!
Dec. 15th The Black Lillies @ Banditos
Dec. 20th – Traditional Pastorela by Susy Mazón & co. In rapid Spanish, Susy’s annual pastorela has become a must see for many across Peñasco. The pastorela mixes the traditional manger story of the holiday season, mixed with a hilarious jab at events from around town, the nation, and the globe
Dec. 23rd Onesie Pub Crawl – starting @ Banditos 1 pm
Dec. 23rd – Holiday Concert & Sing-a-long in Cholla Bay 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s/San Jose’ church in La Cholla (Cholla Bay) featuring members of the Puerto Peñasco Youth Orchestra and Choir. No service, just music. Admission is free. Refreshments afterward.
Dec. 24th Christmas Eve Potluck @ American Legion noon w/dish $5 US or $8 US without
Check with your favorite watering hole as they’ve all got ‘em….our list keeps growing… (p.s. Yes, Wrecked’s New Years sold out months ago)
SAVE the DATES 2019!
RCPM January Jam! Jan 18th – 20th (Tickets on Sale November 23rd) Now with it’s own site www.januaryjam.net or at www.circusmexicus.net Plus, don’t miss the Mexican Moonshine Golf Classic on Saturday, Jan. 19th!
Jan 20th – Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf Tournament @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort More info at: Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf
2nd Annual Fish Bowl Seafood Fest February 2nd ! Rotary Club of Puerto Peñasco in conjunction with the Mermaid’s Market!
March 30th! 1st Rotary Charity Golf Tournament More than $40K US in prizes! Registration now open at: https://bit.ly/2PrQK6o
Friday Seashell Museum – By Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm 114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
WEDNESDAYS Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),18 holes $36
4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Jazz @ Mare Blu
9:30ish… SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar
Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: email@example.com
Avril y los Vatos Jazz Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 6 pm – 10 pm
Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!
Fridays & Saturdays @ Banditos featuring The Summer
Del Mar Charters – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Pirate Ship – visit Balboa’s on north side of marina 383-5490
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!
SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691
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
CEDO offers FREE! Nature Talks that include a Tour of the CEDO Field Station twice a week in English and in Spanish. The English talks are Tuesday at 2PM and Saturday at 4PM. The Spanish talks are Tuesday at 4PM and Saturday at 2PM.
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
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!
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