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In Case of Rainy Season Emergencies

Report Fallen Trees, Landslides, Flooding to:
Civil Protection-Fire Dept 766-5252 or 766-3615
Chapala Police Dept 765-4444

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SVT State Traffic Police: 765-4747

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Ajijic Movie Schedule

Plaza Bugambillias Movie Theatre in Ajijic

Plaza Bugambillias
Carr, Oriente #54-C
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

Click here for the Jalisco MX Traffic Offense and Fine Schedule, gratefully submitted by Spencer. (PDF File)


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.

Lost or Found Pet

Lost or Found a Pet? Please check out Classifieds Section Ajijic Lost and Found Pets


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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

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Ajijic Columns

Bill Dollear...3 AM Thoughts....Read More...Click Here

Health...Negative Aspects of Flu Shots... 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.

October 2,  Educating My Way Up, Mayarí Sandoval Polo

Upcoming Speakers -

October 9, FIZZ ED, Carol Kaufman, Jaime Navarro, and Tommy Arnoldo
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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Operacion Spay and Neuter Pawty
Date: Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Come join us! If you have volunteered at Operacion Amor, the spay neuter clinic out of Chapala, come to our celebration. Over five years, you have helped over 2000 dogs and cats have a better life.

11-2pm

200 pesos includes t-shirt and raffle chance

At Yves Restaurant Poente 493 West Ajijic before Rio Bravo

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Naked Stage Reading

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE


By: Mitch Albom

Director: Graham Miller

Cast: Paul Kloegman and Damyn Young

September 30th, October 1st and 2nd

4:00 p.m.

Donation $80 pesos

Box Office and Bar open at 3:00 p.m.

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Children's WORLD ANIMAL DAY Event
Date: Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Humane Education Alliance (APEH) presents
WORLD ANIMAL DAY 2016 CELEBRATION
a Community Event for Children
Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location: Sailcloth (La Vela) on the Malecon in Chapala, Jalisco

Event Contact Name: Julianna Rose . Email: rotariojrose@gmail.com

There will be fun activities, storytelling, reading out the rights of animals, puppeteers, workshops, and demonstrations by local dog trainers on how to properly care for pets and how to teach them basic commands. Volunteers will be handing out cleaned up used collars and leashes to children who have a dog. And much more!

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St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Riberas Annual Blessing of the Animals service on Oct. 8 , starting at 12, noon.

All Animals welcome on a leash or crated

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Daylight Saving Time Ends
Date: Sun, Oct 30, 2016
Daylight Saving Time ends for Mexico except for border towns which follows the change in the US and Canada

 

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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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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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Children's WORLD ANIMAL DAY Event
 
Humane Education Alliance (APEH) presents
WORLD ANIMAL DAY 2016 CELEBRATION
a Community Event for Children
Sunday, October 2, 2016

11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location: Sailcloth (La Vela) on the Malecon in Chapala, Jalisco

Event Contact Name: Julianna Rose . Email: rotariojrose@gmail.com

There will be fun activities, storytelling, reading out the rights of animals, puppeteers, workshops, and demonstrations by local dog trainers on how to properly care for pets and how to teach them basic commands. Volunteers will be handing out cleaned up used collars and leashes to children who have a dog. And much more!

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Electile Dysfunction 2016 Auditorio de Riberas
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016


It's near the finish line for Electile Dysfunction 2016, and what better way to end the US Presidential election Dragapella musical satire's run than with a few nights in Mexico! The beginning of the end starts in the gorgeous lakeside resort town of Ajijic.

Electile Dysfunction 2016: Hard Choices, Firm Positions

See our calendar for details

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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
10:30 to 1pm
Sponsored by The Ranch



visit the ajijic news calendar for location of adoption day

Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center "Ranch"

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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

Sep 30

- Jalisco Song Festival
- Operacion Spay and Neuter Pawty
- Asuntos Varios at the Iron Horse
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- LLT Painting Churches
- Los Pios at La Bodega
- Naked Stage Tuesdays with Morrie

Oct 1

- ASA Annual Theme Show Opening Exhibit Today
- Live at the IRON HORSE, Astaveria
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- LLT Painting Churches
- Naked Stage Tuesdays with Morrie
- Open Mic @ La Bodega
- Ranch Dog Adoption Day
- Ricardo y Blanca

Oct 2

- Children's WORLD ANIMAL DAY Event
- Open Circle at LCS 10:30
- Daniel Cordero at IRON HORSE
- LLT Painting Churches
- Naked Stage Tuesdays with Morrie

Oct 3

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

Oct 4

- 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 at La Bodega

Oct 5

- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Muti-Tasking Amigos (Adult ADD Friendship)

Oct 6

- JAZZ FUSION Concert at Chapala Train Station
- Fundacion Cambiando Jalisco Salud Golf Tournament
- LCS Bus Trip Self Guided Walking Tour
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club

Oct 7

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Writer's Group

Oct 8

- St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Riberas Annual Blessing of the Animals
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- Open Mic @ La Bodega
- Ricardo y Blanca

Oct 10

- Thanksgiving Dinner at the Chapala American Legion
- Traditional Canadian Thanksgiving at Roberto's
- Traditional Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner at Manix
- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery

Oct 11

- Ajijic Photogaphy Club Program for October
- Ranch Fundraiser at the New Food Container in Riberas
- 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 at La Bodega

Oct 12

- CREM Concert St. Andrew's Church
- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- Loss & Moving Forward Group

Oct 13

- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Ninos Incapacitados General Meeting

Oct 14

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds

Oct 15

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

Oct 17

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

Oct 18

- Purses for Paws Fundraiser
- 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 at La Bodega

Oct 19

- LCS Bus Trip Galerias Mall/Costco, Shopping Trip
- Heart of Awareness Community Meeting
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds

Oct 20

- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- Dog /Cat Food Drive

Oct 21

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar
- Writer's Group

Oct 22

- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar
- Open Mic @ La Bodega
- Ricardo y Blanca

Oct 23

- LLT Play Outside Mulligar

Oct 24

- Electile Dysfunction 2016 Auditorio de Riberas
- Ajijic Men's Al-Anon Group
- Al-Anon Paths to Recovery
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar
- Women's Cancer & Life Threatening

Oct 25

- A SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR FOR BINGO PLAYERS 1 pm @ Marie Isabel Restaurant
- CENTERING PRAYER GROUP
- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar
- Rotary Club of Ajijic
- The Great American Songbook at La Bodega

Oct 26

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

Oct 27

- BBQ Brisket Benefit
- Ninos Incapacitados Presents
- A Circle of Men
- Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar

Oct 28

- Karaoke @ Mama's Bar
- Live @ "4": Black Swan With Diamonds
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar

Oct 29

- Jalisco Ballet performance at Auditorium La Floresta
- Al-Anon Family Group
- Live @ "4" Black Swan with Diamonds
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar
- Open Mic @ La Bodega
- Ricardo y Blanca

Oct 30

- Daylight Saving Time Ends
- LLT Play Outside Mulligar

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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

Click here to see it on Amazon:
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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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