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In Case of Rainy Season Emergencies

Report Fallen Trees, Landslides, Flooding to:
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Plaza Bugambillias Movie Theatre in Ajijic

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Ajijic  766-3729 / 766-0438
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MovieSpace Cinema @ Centro Laguna Shopping Center Across from Walmart Ajijic
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Jalisco MX Traffic Offense and Fine Schedule

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Injured Animal?
Injured or abused animal phone number and email. Also can report to the Chapala Ecology Station between Bancomer and the and the Beer Garden. 765-8025 Email: municipal1215@hotmail.com.

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Wildflowers and Glimpses of the Lake Chapala Area

An outstanding informative and entertaining 51-minute DVD photo/video presentation is now available, featuring over 115 different local wildflowers that have been captured on camera in their natural setting throughout the growing season, along with a few short video clips and glimpses of scenic views and activities of the local people. Click for more info.


El Nitty Gritty - Howard Fryer's Book About Lakeside Jocotepec Ajijic

El Nitty Gritty Short Stories about Jocotepec

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El Nitty Gritty — Thirty years in Mexico

66 amazing, hilarious stories about Lakeside
people, history and happenings -- all true!

(Edited by LCS member Jim Dickinson)


Smoking Mirror by Richard Anderson

Cultural anthropologist Richard L. Anderson, former resident of Chapala, recently published a work of historical fiction entitled SMOKING MIRROR. It is set in Lakeside, Michoacán, and Zacatecas in the early colonial era. Digital and paperbound versions are available from Amazon.com.


Yes Men Do Cry

Yes, Men Do Cry * by Gary Fish

A  Journal

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Ajijic Columns

Bill Dollear...Read More...Click Here

Health...Belly Fat in Men... Read More ....Click Here

Dr. Tom... How to Identify Lakeside Birds ... Read More...Click Here

Raising Monarch Butterflies ... Read More...Click Here

Plants and Animals of Mexico...Click Here

Will Mexico Solve the Senior Living Affordability Problem...Read More...Click Here

Conchita by Micki...There is no one more deserving of a little free publicity for her business than Conchita, the Blanket Weaver. You've probably already passed by her - patiently sitting and weaving, in the ancient tradition of her people, at her special spot down by the lake in Ajijic near Yves' Restaurant. Many days go by when she doesn't sell a thing, as other weavers/sellers like Elena in the Plaza also tell me...Read More...Click Here

Plant Lady...What Grows When in Lakeside ...Read More...Click Here

Photos of Plants for the Lakeside Area...Click Here

History of Mexico...Long before the Spanish discovered the “New World,” Asian nomads and explorers had migrated to the Americas and developed some of the most impressive civilizations that the world has ever known...Read More...Click Here

FACHARTE...The intention for this important community project is to make our Ajijic into an internationally known 'living museum'....Click Here

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Lake Chapala Society Ajijic 

Open Circle begins each Sunday morning at 10:00 for a social time including coffee, tea and sandwich bites. The  presentation begins  10:30.

Open Circle program for

  August 28, Hans Krauklis, Generational Change: The Fourth Turning
Sept. 4, Jalisco Ballet, Suzanne Salimbene (Ph.D)

Two reminders from the Open Circle Steering Committee:

1. With the exception of Service dogs, we are asking attendees to leave family pets at home.
2. Please bring your own coffee mugs from home.

Open Circle begins each Sunday morning at 10:00 for a social time including coffee, tea and sandwich bites. The presentation begins  10:30.

Due to an increasing number of objections to the presence of dogs at Open Circle, we are asking you to consider the perspective of those distracted by dogs and no longer bring them to Open Circle. Of course, Service Dogs are always welcome. 
 

More details in the AjijicNews Calendar

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Audition Announcement

  OUTSIDE MULLINGAR  


An Irish love story by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Ann Swiston

Heartbreaking, funny, and ultimately deeply moving, Outside Mullingar is a compassionate, delightful work about how it's never too late to take a chance on love.
 
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Auditions:
Friday & Saturday, August 26 & 27, 2016

Registration at 9:30 am in the LLT Lobby
Auditions at 10:00 am
 
Show dates:
October 21 - 30, 2016
 
Looking for 3 men and 2 women
 
For scripts and information,
please contact Ann Swiston at mexicoann@gmail.com

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The Photography Club of Ajijic meets every month on the second Tuesday of the month from 2-4 p.m. at the Ajijic Cultural Center on the plaza.  Open to everyone, from amateurs to professionals, the only criteria being an interest and a love of photography.

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Viva Double Bass Concert
"Through the Ages"
Thursday September 8:
Viva presents a Double Bass Recital "Through the Ages" with Joshua Chavez, Double Bass and Rodrigo Leal, Piano (both talented Viva scholarship winners) playing works by Sauro Piana, Fritz Kreisler, Johannes Sperger, Ernst Bloch and Adolf Mirck; 7.00 pm in the private home of Hans Peter Aull, in Ajijic. Tickets, $300 pesos, must be purchased in advance at LCS box office Thurs. and Fri. 10-12 noon. Attendance is limited to 30 persons. Don't miss out!

Joshua has been accepted in to the Masters program at the renowned Carl Maria von Weber Musikschule at the University of Dresden in Germany. This is his "send-off" concert.

 

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ACBL Sanctioned Bridge in Lakeside

ACBL  Sanctioned Bridge with 30 minute lesson beginning at 9am on Fridays. (Must have under 299 Master Points) Bridge starts at 9:30. 40 pesos members of the Chapala Bridge Club, 50 pesos non-members. No reservations or partners needed. (unless otherwise stated on the website)

This is a friendly bridge club. Bridge Monday Tuesday Thursday and Friday afternoons for the more experienced.

For More info http://www.bridgewebs.com/lakechapala/

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Opera Joven at Chapala Train Station
Date: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
JUEVES 25 DE AGOSTO A LAS 19:00 HRS. OPERA JOVEN presenta un concierto de 4 voces y piano con un programa de arias y ensambles de ópera. Coop $100.00

Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo

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The Delegado Advisory Committee has consistently done what it said it would do. The evidence is right in front of you. 

Contact us at ms1cb@yahoo.com or call Harry Bublin at 766-4282

Ajijic Rep from Chapala is Gloria Perales. She recommends that you make an appointment with her either via e-mail (gloriaperalespg1.gp@gmail.com)  She is in the Ajijic office on Aldama? Thursday, fridays and a half day saturdays to deal with your issues. You can call her during that time or visit the office 766-1760

If you have any projects for the committee contact Harry Bublin, Chairperson at 766-4282
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Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center Adoption clinic on the 1st and 3rd Saturday's
10 to 2:30
Sponsored by The Ranch



visit the ajijic news calendar for location of adoption day

Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center "Ranch"

The Lakeside Spay & Neuter Information Table is in front of Actinver (formerly Lloyds) in Ajijic, every Friday from 10AM to Noon, weather permitting. T-shirts sold here.

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JEOPARDY! at Bogart's Bar, inside Casa Blanca Hotel
Mondays 6pm

JEOPARDY! at Bogart's Bar, inside Casa Blanca Hotel on 16 de septiembre across from LCS every Monday at 6pm.

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Animal Drive Ajijic
DOG/CAT FOOD DRIVE
Third Thursday of each month 10:30 - 1:30
With the cooperation and help of the Animal Shelter, several members of Animal Buddies will be holding a food drive on Thursday from 10:30 - 1:30.

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Personal Core Training

by

Jaime Barbiery

My session concentrates on your core abdominal muscles .I will show you simple, yet gentle and effective exercises for you that strengthen your balance abilities, focusing on being centered and straightened back posture.

Your core abdominals are the center of your mobility and flexibility. Core abdominal muscle groups are used routinely in every day activities - driving, walking, lifting, swiveling, and even dancing!

Having strong core abdominal muscles will let you be more active, healthier, and able to accomplish more in your overall exercise routine and in you’re daily life.

The research I have done indicates that as we age, the core muscles, the stomach, obliques and lower back, are going to support our upper body.  My easy yet effective sessions will strengthen these important core abdominal muscles. If using the services of a nutritionist, these exercises will greatly affect your waist.

Using lightweights, Pilates balls, non-strenuous exercises and other equipment, we will work as a team to ensure you reach your goals.

See Core Training Video at Core Training by Clicking Here
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Ajijic News Calendar

Aug 27

- Live at the IRON HORSE, Aztaveria
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- LLT Audition Announcement
- Mark Twain Uncensored LLT
- Open Mic - The Bistro @ Ocampo 71
- Professional Dog Agility Competition
- Ricardo y Blanca

Aug 28

- Open Circle @ LCS 10:30
- Daniel Cordero at IRON HORSE
- Mark Twain Uncensored LLT
- Professional Dog Agility Competition
- Smooth Jazz The Bistro @ Ocampo 71

Aug 29

- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery

Aug 30

- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic
- the great American songbook

Aug 31

- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds

Sep 1

- Support the children dancers at this show
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club

Sep 2

- Fiesta Mexicana @ LCS
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Los Pios at La Bodega
- Writer's Group

Sep 3

- Opening Foto Exhibit Today with more than 20 artists
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Bazaar at the American Legion Chapala
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- Ranch Dog Adoption Day
- Ricardo y Blanca

Sep 4

- Pianist Marcos Antonio Rodriguez Chapala Train Station

Sep 5

- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery

Sep 6

- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic
- the great American songbook

Sep 7

- Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo Latino Rock Concert
- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Muti-Tasking Amigos (Adult ADD Friendship)

Sep 8

- Arias and Opera Chapala Train Station
- Viva Double Bass Concert
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Ninos Incapacitados General Meeting

Sep 9

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Los Pios at La Bodega

Sep 10

- Art Show and Auction, Septembre 10 at 5 pm
- Globo Regatta
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- Ricardo y Blanca

Sep 11

- Old Time Music Chapala Train Station
- Rebozo Fashion Show and Dia de Charro

Sep 12

- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery

Sep 13

- Kid Games at the Ajijic Plaza
- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- Ajijic Photography Club
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic

Sep 14

- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Loss & Moving Forward Group

Sep 15

- Grito Tonight Ajijic Plaza 11pm
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Dog /Cat Food Drive

Sep 16

- Dia de la Independencia, or Independence Day
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Los Pios at La Bodega
- Writer's Group

Sep 17

- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- Ranch Dog Adoption Day
- Ricardo y Blanca

Sep 19

- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- Culinary Art Society of Ajijic CASA Meeting

Sep 20

- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic

Sep 21

- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds

Sep 22

- #1 SHOW OF THE YEAR DOO WOPS RETURN
- Quartet Beatles, Scott Joplin and More
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club

Sep 23

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Los Pios at La Bodega

Sep 24

- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- Ricardo y Blanca

Sep 26

- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- Women's Cancer & Life Threatening

Sep 27

- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic

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The Dream is Over, the Nightmare Begins

The Dream is Over, the Nightmare Begins

The Dream is Over, the Nightmare Begins. Available online or by Contacting The Ranch. All Proceeds Go Towards the Sanctuary.


Memories of the Heart

Memories of the Heart by Gudrun Jones

Memories of the Heart is available by Contacting Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center. All Proceeds Go Towards the Sanctuary.

Gudrun Jones intrigues and entertains with a selection of short stories and poems that touch every aspect of life.

This special book is to help raise funds for her passion, The Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center, The Ranch


This Is Mexico

This is Mexico is a collection of essays on the often magical, mysterious and sometimes heartrending workings of everyday life in Mexico from the perspective of an American ex-patriate.  Merchasin's stories provide an informed look at Mexican culture and history exploring everything from healthcare to religious rituals, from the educational role of the telenovela to the cultural subtleties of the Spanish language.  

"This is a delightful book.  It made me ponder, smile, laugh out loud.  Merchasin's droll take on the unfamiliar and unlikely is a tonic, and she loves Mexico, and its people, as I do."  Alice Walker

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Faros Papel Arroz

 Agustin Juarez  Faros Papel Arrox

New Book THE SOLITUDE OF DESTINY written in the style of magical realism, by ex-pat Agustin Eliab Juarez now a Guadalajara resident just published by Flower Press of Montreal, Canada. The story revolves around a man in search of his cultural identity. born Indian in Mexico he quickly moves to Mexico City where he receives literary success, earning a prestigious professorship in the US. Once acculturated into American society, he loses sight of his roots, spiraling into self-destruction until one day he sees the light. The book is available through Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Book Review Click Here