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Laguna Chapalac - May 28, 2022

Sourdough workshop

Have you always wanted to learn how to make sourdough bread from scratch? In this intensive course learn why sourdough bread brings many benefits to your health, see the entire bread process from start to finish and learn how to keep your sourdough happy and active.

Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Comunidad La 133 in San Antonio Tlayacapan.

Sign up for the introductory sourdough bread course or an advanced workshop for those who bake and want to improve. Contact Fabiola Loza, 333-481-7014, 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..

Open Circle

David Greenstein will present “The Innocence Project, Wrongly Convicted” at the Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic, Sunday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.

Frightening and fascinating. Real stories of real people who have been freed by The Innocence Project, including some in Mexico.
What happens when an innocent person is convicted and all avenues of appeal have been closed? The Innocence Project is not part of the legal system. It is private and has had freed over 1,000 people, some off Death Row. One should understand that innocent is not the same as “not guilty.”
Greenstein has given this talk to well over 10,000 people during nine years of Enrichment Lectures on Royal Caribbean cruises.

Memorial Day

pg12Honoring all who served in the armed services, American Legion Post 7 holds a Memorial Day dinner, Monday, May 30. Enjoy roast pig, corn on the cob, baked potato, coleslaw, and root beer floats while listening to The Crooners. Social time: 2 p.m.; dinner at 3 p.m. Tickets, 300 pesos are available at the Legion.

My-Eco Fest

To celebrate and promote World Ecology Day, a Pueblos Magicos Sustainable fair will be held on the Ajijic Plaza, June 4 and 5 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featured will be talks on ecology culture and education, ecology workshops for adults and kids, a plant and tree adoption campaign, and sustainable products on display.

Walk the course

Golfer Lee Steele exhorts both men and women golfers to join in a group of “hackers who play for fun” at the Chula Vista Country Club in San Antonio Tlayacapan. Presently, some 12 to 20 players (Americans, Brits, Canadians, Germans and Mexicans) play 18 holes every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, teeing off at 8:20 a.m.

He notes: “The Chula Vista course is very hilly. The highest point on the course (the seventh green) is seven stories above the lowest point (the first tee). Walking only (no golf carts allowed), but we do have caddies. The course has narrow fairways with very tall trees lining each fairway. Accuracy off the tee is much more important than distance. Par is 62 (no Par 5s) for 18 holes. Two of the Par 3s are a little over 200 yards.

“Daily rate is 450 pesos Monday to Friday and 600 pesos Saturday and Sunday. The caddy fee (paid directly to the caddie) is 250 Pesos (including tip) for 18 holes.”

Membership costs 16,800 pesos per year with unlimited play and no monthly dues. They also offer a six-month membership.

Dance classes

• Steve Sayce gives beginning salsa lessons Mondays, 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 7, 114 Morelos 114, Chapala. No partner required, 50 pesos.

• Free Danzon lessons by Armando on the Ajijic Plaza on Sundays, 5 to 6 p.m., and then freestyle dancing to a variety of music from 6 to 9 p.m.

• Adult tap dance lessons are available Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., on the third floor of Plaza Bugambilias. Cost: 75 pesos. Loaner tap shoes are available.

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