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Ajijic Genealogy Workshop of Lakeside

Ongoing monthly meetings: the LAST Monday of each month from 2-4 in the SALA AT LCS in Ajijic
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Monthly Ajijic Columns For May 2015

Bill Dollear...Some May Poems..Read More...Click Here

Health...CPR - First Aid... Read More ....Click Here

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

Raising Monarch Butterflies ... 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

Drink of the Month....Paloma...Read More...Click Here

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

Tennis Article by Jill Flyer...I wrote the article in English (because my Spanish is not sophisticated enough to write an article) and then it was translated into Spanish.  But, then meanings were skewed and so, because I do know enough Spanish to read quite well, we went through several edits to get everything correct.  Many people here in Ajijic were mentioned in the article, so I hope everyone who reads Spanish can enjoy this.  The theme, of course, is tennis in the Ajijic/Lake Chapala area. Article Starts on Page 6....Read More...Click Here

Photography with Jill Flyer..In a traditional Mexican wedding, there are two very different ceremonies, a religious mass (misa) and the civil ceremony....Read More...Click Here

Bill Clarke...Short 4500 word horror/suspense story placed on our own Ajijic Streets. "Wormwood"...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 @ LCS begins at 10:00am each Sunday Morning with Coffee, Tea and Sandwich Bites. The presentation begins at 10:30am.

17 May

Larkin Chollar will create a sculpture while presenting in this session.


Larkin grew up in the Northwest on Puget Sound in the fifties and sixties. He did art and played music from early childhood. He started a family in his twenties in the Santa Cruz Mountains, where he was able to support his family through creating his own art business as well as doing commissions. His focus is on creating uplifting beauty. He now has a studio and teach classes in Ajijic.

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LCS Benefit Show
Date: Sat, May 30, 2015
LCS Community Education Program
Benefit Show

Cugini's Boutique will present a fabulous summer fashion show at LCS to benefit the Lake Chapala Society Community Education Program. Featuring the the award-winning Dunes Line, Mi Capricho, stylish men's shirts, and wonderful original jewelry, the show will take place on Saturday, May 30 at 3 p.m. on the LCS campus. Tickets are $150 pesos available at LCS and Cugini's Boutique, located at Morelos #15 in Ajijic. No Tickets Sold at the Door
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2nd Annual Kite in May 29-31 Ajijic Malecon

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Date: Sun, May 17, 2015
ASA Art in the Plaza today 10-2
 
Also Annual Judged Art Show on Saturday at the Ajijic Cultural Center

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WOMEN'S CLOTHING SALE & OPEN HOUSE
Date: Sun, May 31, 2015
WOMEN'S CLOTHING SALE & OPEN HOUSE

50% OFF

Selected Dresses, blouses and accessories

LOCATION: Women's Co-op, I Ramon Corona

Kitty corner from LCS

DATE: Sunday, May 31, 2015

TIME: 11am-2pm

The women's co-op is committed to preserving indigenous arts through traditional Mexican embroidery. Items sold at the co-op have been handmade by local women artists. In addition to preserving the arts, sales from the items sold at the co-op help to improve the lives of women and their families.

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Lake Chapala bridge Club
1:30-4:00pm
  Will Return in the Fall
50 pesos


No reservations needed. Just come!

Format is a 30 minute lesson then 2 hours of Supervised play where you can ask questions and discuss hands.  Very low key...lots of fun.


More Info Here

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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

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

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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

May 25

- AJIJIC JAMM BAND
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- Theatre Actor's Scene Study
- Women's Cancer & Life Threatening

May 26

- Kristina Trejo The Pianist at La Mision Restaurante
- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Mindful Recovery Group

May 27

- Loss & Moving Forward Group
- The Heart of Awareness Community: grounded in the teachings of the Buddha.

May 28

- TallBoys at Restaurant 4
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Jimy Barto, Sergio y Paco Casas
- Michael Jayk at Just Chillin'
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

May 29

- Kristina Trejo - The Pianist at La Mision Restaurante
- 2nd Annual Kite in May 29-31 Ajijic Malecon
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Naked Stage Reading - Match
- The Train Wreck

May 30

- LCS Benefit Show
- Rick Jasper - performs at La Mision Restaurante - Soft Jazz Flute
- The Dream of Gerotius poetry and performance
- 2nd Annual Kite in May 29-31 Ajijic Malecon
- ACA (ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS & DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES
- Michael Jayk at Ocampo 71
- Naked Stage Reading - Match
- RICARDO Y BLANCA
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

May 31

- WOMEN'S CLOTHING SALE & OPEN HOUSE
- 2nd Annual Kite in May 29-31 Ajijic Malecon
- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- Free Danza Classes at the Ajijic Plaza 5 or 6pm
- Naked Stage Reading - Match
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 1

- AJIJIC JAMM BAND
- Ajijic Society of the Arts Meeting
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- Theatre Actor's Scene Study

Jun 2

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Mindful Recovery Group

Jun 3

- The Heart of Awareness Community: grounded in the teachings of the Buddha.

Jun 4

- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Michael Jayk at Just Chillin'
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- San Antonio's fiesta

Jun 5

- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- San Antonio's fiesta
- The Train Wreck

Jun 6

- ACA (ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS & DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES
- Michael Jayk at Ocampo 71
- RICARDO Y BLANCA
- San Antonio's fiesta
- The Ranch Dog Adoption Day Today
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 7

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- Free Danza Classes at the Ajijic Plaza 5 or 6pm
- San Antonio's fiesta
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 8

- AJIJIC JAMM BAND
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- San Antonio's fiesta

Jun 9

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Mindful Recovery Group
- San Antonio's fiesta

Jun 10

- Mariachi's Chapala
- Loss & Moving Forward Group
- San Antonio's fiesta
- The Heart of Awareness Community: grounded in the teachings of the Buddha.

Jun 11

- LCS Bus Trip to Costco And Galeria
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Michael Jayk at Just Chillin'
- Ninos Incapacitados General Meeting
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- San Antonio's fiesta

Jun 12

- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- San Antonio's fiesta
- The Train Wreck

Jun 13

- 12 Dreams 12 Artists is an Art Show
- ACA (ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS & DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES
- Michael Jayk at Ocampo 71
- RICARDO Y BLANCA
- San Antonio's fiesta
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 14

- ROMEO AND JULIET at the Degollado Theater
- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- Free Danza Classes at the Ajijic Plaza 5 or 6pm
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 15

- 3rd Annual Plant In
- AJIJIC JAMM BAND
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- Culinary Art Society of Ajijic CASA Meeting
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Jun 16

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Mindful Recovery Group

Jun 17

- Dinner/dance for Bill Vinvent with the TallBoys for 150 pesos
- The Heart of Awareness Community: grounded in the teachings of the Buddha.

Jun 18

- VIVA Summer Concert Series
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Dog /Cat Food Drive
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Jun 19

- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- The Train Wreck
- Writer's Group

Jun 20

- ACA (ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS & DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES
- Michael Jayk at Ocampo 71
- RICARDO Y BLANCA
- The Ranch Dog Adoption Day Today
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 21

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- Weekend Morning Matinee at the Bijou -

Jun 22

- AJIJIC JAMM BAND
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
- Women's Cancer & Life Threatening

Jun 23

- BBQ BUFFET COUNTRY MUSIC
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke with Stan and/or Joyce @ Mama's
- Mindful Recovery Group

Jun 24

- LCS Bus Trip to Tonala/Tlaquepaque
- Loss & Moving Forward Group

Jun 25

- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

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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 like.

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.

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Yes Men Do Cry

Yes, Men Do Cry * by Gary Fish

A  Journal

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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)