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North Banderas Beat - January 30, 2016

Spay/Neuter Clinic

January’s long overdue four-day, free public spay/neuter clinic held at the Bucerias Cultural Center was deemed a roaring – or barking and meowing – success.

North Banderas Beat - January 15, 2016

Manos de  Amor

The first of several annual fundraisers for the children’s shelter in Bucerias will be the annual cocktail party, Dancing Under The Stars, on Wednesday, January 20 at the Star Bay Hotel Resort, starting 6 p.m.

North Banderas Beat – January 2, 2016

Welcome to 2016

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau is hard at work, kicking off the New Year by promoting a range of exciting events in and around the Northshore area. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in January. Mark your calendars. 

North Banderas Beat – December 19, 2015


Amigos de La Cruz Players are holding open auditions for the murder/mystery, dinner/theater presentation of “Girls Night Out” on February 23, 24 and 28, and tentatively March 1.

North Banderas Beat – November 21, 2015

Beach Bags

Over the summer, large, upturned plastic bottles were fixed to poles at the seven beach accesses between the arroyo, which marks the south side of Bucerias centro, to the Decameron Resort Complex, at the southern edge of the city.  The aim is to keep these “containers” filled with plastic shopping bags, like the ones used to package purchases at area supermarkets.

North Banderas Beat - March 27, 2015

Altruism Festival

Paraiso Felino, the no-kill cat shelter in the northshore inland town of San Juan, will again be  one of the 24 Vallarta-area community service organizations to benefit from the annual International Altruism Festival, set for May 17 at the Hotel Marriott, in cooperation with Kelly Trainor, the U.S. consular agent in Puerto Vallarta.