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Laguna Chapalac - May 22, 2021

Open Circle

Ed Tasca presents “Gun Violence” at the Open Circle gathering at the Lake Chapala Society (LCS) on Sunday, May 23, 10:30 a.m.

Tasca, local humor writer, novelist and playwright, will deliver a presentation, both comic and serious, on the complex story of gun violence, focused mainly on Americans’ lust for possession of firearms and the psychology of their misuse, beginning with the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment. It includes a discussion of the psychopathology behind hyper-rage and gun violence, regardless of race, nation, religion or culture, and offers a view of the mental health awareness and treatment requirements that can help identify and treat those who act out violently using firearms, from pistols to military-grade weapons.

Because of the controversial nature of the subject, Tasca asks that you bring questions only, and check all guns at the door.

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Legion Post 7

American Legion Post 7 Chapala holds a Memorial Day service Monday, May 31, 1 p.m. followed by a social hour at 2 p.m. and a dinner of BBQ pork ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and peach crisp at 3 p.m. The Charlie Cook Band provides music from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tickets, 300 pesos, can be picked up at the Legion.

Blood Drive

The Rotary Club of Ajijic is sponsoring a blood drive Saturday, May 29. Anyone under 65 can register. It includes a free Covid-19 test, health screening, breakfast, T-shirt and round-trip transportation to Guadalajara.

Call Dr. Cherry at 331-699-2414 for more information.

LCS events

The Huaraches Chess Club offers classes to youngsters every Saturday on the Lake Chapala Society South Campus from noon to 1 p.m. Contact: Roy Quiriconi at 332-213-7333 or 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..

English/Spanish conversation at the Ken Gosh Pavilion takes place each Saturday, noon to 1:30 p.m. The group is open to the public. Contact Philip Rylett, 376-766-2531 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more information.

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