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November News from Vallarta's PuRR Project Shelter
Here's what's happening this month at Purr Project, a non-profit, no-kill feline shelter located just north of Puerto Vallarta, that provides homeless cats and kittens a recuperative stay with the ultimate goal of adopting them out to loving homes sterilized, vaccinated and disease free.
Volcanes Kids Education Project Benefit at Casa Karma
On November 9, Casa Karma Boutique Hotel will host a a very special evening benefiting the Volcanes Project, a non-government funded English and computer program that helps poor Puerto Vallarta students develop key qualifications for future employment opportunities - free of charge.
Puerto Vallarta Observes Veterans & Remembrance Day
The American Legion Post 14 invites all American, Canadian, and Mexican citizens to join them in remembering and giving thanks to our veterans on November 11 at 11:00 am. This year, the service will be held at a new location: Parque Hidalgo in downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Amapas Neighborhood Association 'Welcome Home!' News
The Amapas Neighborhood Association (ANA), a group of Mexican and ex-pat residents and business owners that work together to enhance the quality of life through improvements in security, streets and infrastructure, brings us up to date this summer's progress in Colonia Amapas.
International Friendship Club: A Warm Welcome to All
The International Friendship Club welcomes visitors and old friends back to Puerto Vallarta for another season of having a good time while doing good. Last year IFC members had a lot of fun while helping children in the Banderas Bay area, and we expect to do the same this season.
Charity Bingo at Nacho Daddy Every Other Wednesday
Are you ready for some BINGO? A new season of Charity Bingo returns to Nacho Daddy on November 8, 2017, and will be played every other Wednesday at 4:00 pm to raise money for two Puerto Vallarta non-profit organizations: Pasitos de Luz and the Colina Spay & Neuter Clinic.
Vallarta Men Make a Stand Against Domestic Violence
The organizers of What a Drag! are so proud of the #metoo movement that is sweeping the world. We are all better when women speak up against violence. If you want to go further, you can support the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter by attending 'What a Drag! 2018' on February 18.
International Friendship Club Improving Kid's Lives
Puerto Vallarta's International Friendship Club (IFC) is a club of English-speaking residents and visitors who volunteer their time, their homes or their money to help kids around Banderas Bay. Learn how you can help the IFC improve the health, education and culture of Mexican children.
Linda's Nail Lounge's Offers Special to Benefit SETAC
There is never a bad moment to pamper oneself with a relaxing mani-pedi delivered by a skilled beautician using state-of-the-art equipment. That said, César Ríos of Linda's Nail Lounge is offering a special promotion benefiting Vallarta's SETAC Community Center that you can't miss.
Vallarta Heroes 911 Calendar Launch Party, November 9
Banderas News Team
Puerto Vallarta first responders will set off some sparks Nov. 9 at the 9-1-1 Calendar Launch Party hosted by Paco's Ranch. Festivities begin at 7 pm and include 2x1 drinks, live entertainment by Amy Armstrong, raffle, mini-auction and, of course, appearances by our calendar models.
El Arrayán Hosts Oaxaca Earthquake Relief FUNdraiser
On Sunday, October 29, the owners of El Arrayán Mexican Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta will host a Pozole + LIVE Music Fiesta to support earthquake relief efforts in southern Oaxaca. 100 percent of all funds raised will provide direct relief to the town of San Francisco Ixhuatán, Oaxaca.
Flute Ensemble Concert to Raise Funds for I AM PV
The Flute Ensemble of Puerto Vallarta, newly formed this summer, is pleased to announce their first performance at Incanto on October 22 at 4 pm. Proceeds from this fundraiser concert will be used to purchase equipment for I AM PV, the Instituto Artes Musicales de Puerto Vallarta.
Garbo to Host Democrats Abroad's October Social
Democrats Abroad Mexico
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico invites you to join them on Tuesday, October 17 from 6-8 pm for a 'Social Hour' in the air conditioned comfort of Garbo Piano Bar, Pulpito #142, between Olas Altas and Amapas on the south side of Puerto Vallarta.
Mellow Mondays at Casa Karma Support Los Mangos
Biblioteca Los Mangos
Casa Karma now features Mellow Mondays, intimate soirees in which live music becomes the underscore for great conversation, a casual food fare menu and cash bar cocktails benefiting Puerto Vallarta non-profit organizations. In October, Biblioteca Los Mangos will be the recipient.
October News from Puerto Vallarta's SPCA Sanctuary
October is 'Adopt a Shelter Dog Month' at the Puerto Vallarta SPCA Sanctuary and we have lots of lovelies looking for their forever homes. If you can't adopt a dog that needs a loving home, but still want to help, you can foster, sponsor, volunteer, donate, educate, or help spread the word.
PechaKucha Puerto Vallarta Vol. 3 Promotes Non-Profits
PechaKucha Puerto Vallarta Vol. 3 will take place on Thursday, October 19, at 8:20 pm at Centro Cultural Biblioteca Los Mangos. This will be the first PechaKucha Night that will focus on a specific topic: the many non-profit organizations in the region that offer volunteering opportunities.
'Music For Mexico' Earthquake Relief Benefit Concert
On October 1st, Act II will present 'Music For Mexico,' a benefit concert to help people in the areas hardest hit by the earthquakes that have devastated Mexico. Come show your support while bidding on wonderful donations from local businesses, and enjoying great entertainment!
Puerto Vallarta Charities that Help Homeless Animals
Many visiting Puerto Vallarta will notice that we have more than our fair share of abandoned dogs and cats living on the street. A lot of visitors ask me what they can do. Here are a few of the charities that are working to control this situation and get these wonderful animals adopted.