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Events Not to Miss This Week in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit

Team Angels - PVAngels
February 13, 2017



Following is just an overview of all the events and festivities happening this week in Vallarta-Nayarit.

There's a lot more going on in Vallarta-Nayarit this week, so check out our Events Calendar.

Medical Matters Healthcare - Monday

The annual Medical Matters event will return to the CasaMagna Marriott Hotel on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

This Community Healthcare exposition features options for the Banderas Bay Community regarding day to day well-being and emergency healthcare needs.

The full day at no charge to the public to attend will include exhibits of health-related services from hospitals to insurance reps and everything in between.

Rhythms of Love Concert - Monday and Tuesday

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is time to plan that very special evening with someone you love.

For the past several years, Vallarta’s very own Time 2 Play has been the event of choice for many.

Join us on Monday, February 13 and Tuesday, February 14 at 6:00 pm for the show only or at 5:00 for the dinner/show.

PEACEAnimals Online Auction - Monday through Wednesday

Welcome to our exciting first Online Auction!

This Auction will raise much needed funds for the PEACEAnimals free mobile spay-neuter clinics.

The Auction will end on February 15 at 9:00 pm and you can choose from 27 items now available with new items added regularly.

When you visit the PEACEAnimals Online Auction you'll see the highest existing bid and the item's value. There is also a "Buy Now" option and price for that items you just can't live without.

Open Your Heart Gala Fundraiser - Tuesday

Join us at Corazon de Nina for our 4th Annual Open Your Heart Gala in support of our local boys and girls in Puerto Vallarta.

The venue will again be the CasaMagna Marriott Hotel in Marina Vallarta on Valentine's Day, Tuesday February 14 at 6:30 pm.

TED Talks Vallarta Style - Tuesday

Each presentation in the series will challenge your mind as well as inform you of topics that are of interest to the community.

The series is produced by local resident Norma Schuh and presented every other Tuesday at the Boutique Theatre from 10:00 am until Noon until April 18.

Kitty Bingo at Margarita Grill - Wednesday

Come play Bingo with us at Margarita Grill on Wednesday, February 1!

We’ll be giving away great prizes like like 200-peso gift certificates for for La Palapa, The Blue Shrimp, Mikey’s Deli at Los Mercados, and Carol’s Boutique, homemade chocolates, bottles of tequila, rum and wine, and MUCHO mas — plus our famous 50/50 raffle, and Margarita Grill’s food and drink specials just for us Bingo players!

This week’s numbers caller will be Vallarta Diva Laura Gelezunas, Sales Agent/Advisor with Boardwalk Realty.  Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, Laura will donate 10% of her commission to Purr Project!

Get there early for a good seat ~ cards go on sale at 4:30 pm; the fun starts at 5:00 pm.

Open House at Casa Connor - Thursday

Please join us for the Casa Connor Open House on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

For your convenience, round trip bus service will be provided from the Sam's Club parking area (across from the Cruise Dock) at 9:00 am.

We'll have facility tours where you can meet the staff and learn more about our developmental programs, services, donor options and benefits. The Snack Bar will be open for food and beverage purchases.

Bollywood Fundraiser for CVIS - Thursday

Join us for our Costa Verde International School Annual Fundraiser Dinner and Auction!

The event will be held at the Don Pedro's Brisa Mar Palapa in Sayulita on February 16, 2017 from 5:00 until 9:00 pm.

Come dressed in your finest Bollywood attire (glamour, glitz, color).

Besides all the fun for a great cause, you'll enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing, live and silent auctions!

College Softball Challenge - Thursday through Sunday

Tournament officials have outlined the game schedule for the 10-team field of high-caliber D-I fastpitch programs that will make up the 2017 Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, set for two sessions, with the second session February 16-19.

This preseason event brings together several of the most accomplished teams in the sport, with games to be played at the newly refurbished Nancy Almaraz Stadium (Ecuador 1566).

Brittany Kingery as Linda Ronstadt - Friday

Remember these songs?

Blue Bayou…You're No Good… Poor, Poor, Pitiful Me… When Will I Be Loved… Different Drum… Heatwave… It's So Easy… Desperado… and many, many more!!

Brittany Kingery, originally from Washington State, but now living in Puerto Vallarta, is presenting her sensational new show called "Hasten Down the Wind," a tribute to the timeless music of living legend, Linda Ronstadt, winner of 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award and numerous United States and internationally certified Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum Albums!

You can catch Brittany Kingery in the Red Room of Act II every Friday at 7:30 pm until March 31, 2017.

Good Morning Wake-Up Radio Show - Saturday

The Saturday morning Wake Up Show hosted by Michael Nolen broadcast from the University of Guadalajara at Puerto Vallarta, set your radio dial to 104.3 fm every Saturday morning at 9:00. You can also tune in online.

This show is all in English and is a non-profit show paid for by the University.

The broadcast includes information about everything going on at the PV University of Guadalajara and how you, the English-speaking community, can become involved.

What a Drag Fundraiser - Saturday

Get ready for a jam packed night full of laughs, garish makeup and straight men parading around in high heels like Bambi on ice!

Come to Act II Entertainment on Saturday, February 18th at 7:00 pm for hand passed appetizers followed by the show at 8:00 pm all in support of Banderas Bay Women's Shelter.

Please join us for this incredible event at the MAIN STAGE of Act II Entertainment and help us raise funds for the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter. We can make a difference.

Academy Award Movie Screenings - Saturday and Sunday

Join the Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter for the series of Academy Awards nominated movies to begin on February 18 and continuing until February 25 with screenings at 2:00 and 6:30 om..

The venue for the screenings will be The Jazz Foundation on the Downtown Puerto Vallarta Malecon.

Taste of Lo De Marcos - Sunday

The Taste of Lo De Marcos will be held on Sunday, the 19th of February 2017 with a Kermes (a party to raise funds) from 3:00 until 8:00 pm at the Centro de Fiestas Los Delfines.

The event will feature LIVE music from 3:30 until closing with a Special VIP Section where seats may be reserved in advance for just 100.00 pesos each. Caravane will open with World music from 3:30 to 5:30.

In addition to the music, the event features food from restaurants located in the Pueblo of Lo De Marcos with meals and snacks ranging from casual to Five Star Dining and several Artisanal Booths with unique handcrafted items for purchase.

Sock Hop Fundraiser - Sunday

Happy days are here again!

Join us for an fun-filled afternoon listening to some of the best hits from the 50's from our younger days performed by Cinco Elimentos (Enlace 5).

Doors will open at the Drunken Duck in Bucerias on Sunday, February 19 at 4:00 with the show starting at 5:00 pm.

50/50 and tequila raffle tickets will be available for purchase during the performance. We'll have a Cash Bar.

Farmers Markets in Vallarta-Nayarit - Every day of the week

There's a lot more going on in Vallarta-Nayarit this week, so check out our Events Calendar.

Another way to spend some very worthwhile time in Vallarta-Nayarit is to volunteer at one of the Banderas Bay non-profits that will welcome you with open arms. It will make you feel good too! You will see the tabs above for all the categories.

  Learn more about PEACEAnimals Free Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics

  Learn more about Corazon de Nina Shelter for Girls & Boys

  Learn more about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption

  Learn more about Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter

  Learn more about Democrats Abroad Mexico

  Learn more about Costa Verde International School (CVIS)


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