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Laguna Chapalac - September 05, 2020

Open Circle

This week at Open Circle, Dr. Beatriz Gallagher presents “Your Immune System and the Battles Within You.” The video will be available for viewing Sunday, September 6, 10:30 a.m. at opencircleajijic.org.

Essential for your survival, the immune system can distinguish between self and non-self, friend or foe, and its powerful chemicals can destroy sick cells and pathogens. It is a complex system always at work, but it can also turn against you and attack healthy tissues by mistaken identity. Dr. Gallagher will tell you what compromises its integrity and how to feed it properly to keep it humming.

pg13aDr. Gallagher obtained a Bachelor’s degree in science and biochemistry and a Master’s degree in human nutrition. She also holds a diplomate in Chinese Medicine and a PhD in Integrative Medicine and Clinical Nutrition. She moved to the Chapala area in 2010 and has since maintained a private practice here.

Labor Day

American Legion Post 7 in Chapala is hosting a Labor Day picnic on Monday, September 7. There will be two outdoor seatings: 1 to 3 p.m., followed by a second seating 4 to 6 p.m.

The menu includes pulled pork, baked beans, and coleslaw. A vegetarian meal is also available. Seatings are limited to 50 people. Music is provided by the fabulous Wesley Fields.

Tickets available at the Legion, Morelos 114 in Chapala, 376-765-2259.

U.S. Voter Assistance

Live U.S. voter assistance via Zoom will be offered by VoteFromAbroad.org Sunday, September 6 from midnight to midnight EDT.

On the homepage of DemocratsAbroad.org, click on the “Drop By For Live Voter Help” image for more information (DemocratsAbroad.org/zoom_voter_assistance). If Lakeside residents have questions or concerns about voting, they can address them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gallery opening

Works by 11 local artists will be on exhibit at the opening of Galería Mónica Cárdenas, Saturday, September 12, 5 to 9 p.m.

Paintings, photography, graphics, sculpture and cardboard are the media that will be showcased through October 26.

pg13bThe gallery is located on the central plaza of San Antonio Tlayacapan.

Cocktails will be available at the opening on the plaza. Entrance is limited to five people at a time. Appointments at 333-187-3672.

LLT auditions

The Art Readers Theatre (ART) at Lakeside Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Moonlight and Magnolias” by Ron Hutchinson, Wednesday, September 9. Registration is at 10 a.m. with auditions outside on the terrace, 10:30 a.m.

ART is looking for three men and one woman for this hilarious farce about the making of “Gone With The Wind.” Show dates are September 16 to 18, 4 p.m.

Covid precautions will be in place. For scripts and information, contact director Suki O’Brien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

100 Thousand Poets

100 Thousand Poets for Change (100tpc.org) is a 10-year-old international organization sponsoring events on the last weekend of September.

In 2018 and 2019, the group held live readings in Ajijic and Riberas del Pilar. The themes again this year are peace, justice and sustainability.

Local residents are invited to read their poetry on Google Meet, sponsored by the Ajijic Writers Group on Friday, September 25, at an assigned time between 10 a.m. and noon.

Contact Lois Schroff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 376-766-5606 if you would like to be one of the readers.   

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