The Music and Art Academy Rezzonante is holding a ukulele beginners’ workshop from February 2 to March 25.
The classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. A concert given by the students at the end of the workshop will be accompanied by professional musicians. The cost is 200 pesos per class (2,500 pesos for all 16 classes — a 20-percent discount). Register by WhatsApp at 331-978-0196.
Super Bowl Sunday
Most folks will be rooting for their favorite Super Bowl team from home this year, but the grapevine tells us that some local venues may still host the game. In keeping with tradition, American Legion Post 7 Chapala is planning to hold a Super Bowl event on Sunday, February 7, 5 p.m. – Covid restrictions permitting. Call 376-765-2259 for an update.
LCS members meet
The board of directors of the Lake Chapala Society (LCS) will hold an extraordinary general membership meeting, Thursday, February 11, 10 a.m. on the grounds of the society.
The purpose is to submit certain amendments to the society’s constitution for adoption by the membership. One is to legally enable the annual general membership meetings (AGMs) to be held via electronic means and to enable remote voting by such means if gathering together physically in one location is not advisable, and also to authorize the distribution of notices concerning AGMs by electronic means.
Members are asked to register for the meeting online or sign up in person at the LCS office during regular office hours. Face masks will be required and other applicable Covid-19 safety protocols will be adhered to.
The Rotary Club of Ajijic will hold its 6th annual Valentine’s Day Art Auction and Raffle virtually this year, via Zoom on Saturday, February 13, 2 p.m. You can bid and pay online, and your art will be delivered to your home.
This is your chance to own one of 20 great works by well-known Mexican artists, including Dulce Luna, Sergio Bustamante, Rodo Padilla, Chelo Gonzalez and many more.
The proceeds from this event will fund Rotary’s community projects.
Jaltepec open house
The Jaltepec hostelry and hospitality university, located in Jocotepec, is holding a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2 p.m., to present students in action, as well as the institution’s 2021 scholarship drive for their neediest students
Jaltepec is a program geared to young women from around Mexico, and has many students from Lakeside communities.
The first half hour of the 50-minute presentation focuses on “The Magic,” the virtual education model that has allowed Jaltepec to maintain a high level of academic standards during the last year. The program has proved so successful that the institute is filled to capacity and they have had to turn away six applicants.
The rest of the program will explain how you can become a scholarship sponsor of a student. It includes biographies of new students in need of scholarships, and will be followed by a question and answer period.
Jaltepec has been authorized by the Jalisco Education Department to reopen its campus as of February 1. By March 1, 25 girls will be living on campus, which will allow them to perform work in the kitchen and laundry, with commercial equipment that is not available to them at home.