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  1. Thumb™ The next in a series of our Art in the Garden shows to support the local arts community Date: Saturday, February 11, 10am to 3pm Cost: Free admission The theme of this month's show is, “Valentine's Day” Help support local art, children's art, and handicrafts — while enjoying a beautiful day in our famous gardens! You'll find artists and artisans from Ajijic and Chapala, plus art and cards from the LCS Children's Art program (including our Valentine cards). Featured art: jewelry, etchings, dolls, masks, custom denim jackets, digital painting, corn husk art,art cards, ceramics, paintings, purses, paper art, antiquated art, photography, sculpture, straw paintings, embroidery, clothing, mosaics, stone and glass art, and much more... We have ample parking at the lake front, you can enjoy a drink, snack, or lunch in our café, and we have an ATM for your convenience.
  2. Powered by Magic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Mexican Manners Instructor: Alfredo Pérez Course Fee: LCS members: $500 MXN Non-members: $650 MXN Course Dates: Wednesday Feb 1 Course Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 4/30 Enroll before Jan 28 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: Cultural shock is a normal part of life when we move to another country whose habits are different. We have to observe and learn the local rules of urbanity, what body language issues are appropriate and which are not. Why is the behavior of the inhabitants of the new place is different? What do local people expect from me as a new inhabitant of the area? What phrases should I use and at what times? What should I understand about the time structure of the local people so different from mine? We will share with you more about the Mexicans' mindset throughout history to understand why the past affects the present. In addition to other data that has been asked over time that can answer many questions about things that happen so commonly. Our intention is to help you understand these basic and necessary questions for the real and adequate coexistence with your new neighbors. Another way to know Mexico. You will be given a handout so you can make notes during the class. The topics we will be covering are: General information about the regions in Mexico. How the language reflects part of the ideology and logic of Mexicans. Why Mexicans don’t say “no” and how to live with it. What’s polite and what’s not. Body signs, what they mean and how to use/interpret them. Mexican time structure. Greetings. Proximity/Personal space. Basics of tipping. Funerals. and more... About your instructor: Alfredo is the current educational director of LCS. He has served as a university professor, undergraduate coordinator, and has taught courses throughout the state. He has been an entrepreneur with his own business in Guadalajara. He believes in education as a means of social improvement. His experiences as a Mexican have spanned more than 40 years :).
  3. Powered by Magic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Introduction to Spanish ***CLASS FULL!*** Instructor: Inez Dayer Course Fee: LCS members: $430 MXN Non-members: $560 MXN Course Dates: Feb 2, 9, & 16 Course Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 4/12 Enroll before Jan 30 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: This three-session class is designed for individuals without any Spanish language background. The instructor will introduce learners to the Spanish pronunciation, some vocabulary, and social protocols. The instructor will give the material in class. About your instructor: To be Announced!
  4. Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Aztec History and Culture up to the Invasion by Cortez Instructor: Ted rogers Course Fee: LCS members: $980 MXN Non-members: $1,200 MXN Course Dates: Feb 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 & 28 Course Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: South Campus Boardroom CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: In this nine-session course we will look at the cultures that predated the Aztecs, then the unification process by both conquest and commerce, that brought the Aztec empire into existence as a society that encompassed over five million people. Included in this, we will look into Aztec art, mythology, cosmology, and day-to-day social life. Beginning with the cultures that laid the foundation for the Aztec society around 1600 B.C., we will finish with the Aztec Empire just before the arrival of Cortez. About your instructor: Ted Rogers P.h. D. Ted is an energetic and enthusiastic instructor. Holding a triple concentration Ph.D. in history from the University of Colorado, Ted also earned that university’s top teaching award. He has been Visiting Scholar at the London School of Economics, Lambeth Palace, and the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. His travels to over fifty countries, having lived in four of them, give him a unique perspective, which further informs his teaching. He is published in three countries. Ted is a permanent resident of Ajijic, where he lives with his beautiful wife, Glenda, and their three crazy dogs.A
  5. agic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Getting your Jalisco driver's license without losing your mind Instructor: Alfredo Pérez Course Fee: LCS members: $600 MXN Non-members: $780 MXN Course Dates: Feb 8 & 15 Course Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 4/30 Enroll before Feb 4 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: To support you in getting your Jalisco driver's license, we've prepared this class to guide you through the entire process, from making sure you have the necessary documents, including how to get some of them, knowing and understanding the process, to sharing with you other topics such as: Documents and processing Types of driver's license in Jalisco Mexican Police (types, levels and duties) Secretary of Transportation in Jalisco Visual traffic signs Body language and sound of traffic agents What about the road knowledge and the practical driving test All the necessary orientation to get your driver's license in your hands. Material will be sent by email a few days after you enroll. About your instructor: Alfredo Pérez is the current education director at LCS. He has served as a university professor, coordinator of undergraduate level in the university, has taught different workshops in the state. He has been an entrepreneur with his own business in Guadalajara. He believes in education as a means of social improvement. His experience as a Mexican has spanned more than 40 years. LOL.
  6. Powered by Magic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Intro to Lakeside — In-Person Instructor: Barbara Harkness Course Fee: LCS members: $660 MXN Non-members: $850 MXN Course Date: Monday Feb 13 Course Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 4/30 Enroll before Feb 10 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: Are you planning to move to Chapala’s Lakeside or have you just moved? Welcome to Mexico! Let us support you with basic information that will help you make good decisions and understand how things work in the region. There is a world to know. But, let's start with the basics. In this class you will learn about the following topics: Where exactly is Lakeside Lakeside Communities Ajijic Village Fiestas LCS Health & Medical Eating Out - Eating In Money - Banks & ATM’s Churches Entertainment & Recreation Transportation Accommodation ∧ Utilities At the class, you will be given some materials that will be helpful for your stay. Prepare your questions — we'll be ready to give you answers.I
  7. Powered by Magic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Intro to Lakeside — Online (via Zoom) Instructor: Barbara Harkness Course Fee: LCS members: $660 MXN Non-members: $850 MXN Course Date: Monday Feb 27 Course Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Via Zoom Min/Max Students: 4/10 Enroll before Feb 22 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: Are you planning to move to Chapala’s Lakeside or have you just moved? Welcome to Mexico! Let us support you with basic information that will help you make good decisions and understand how things work in the region. There is a world to know. But, let's start with the basics. In this class you will learn about the following topics: Where exactly is Lakeside Lakeside Communities Ajijic Village Fiestas LCS Health & Medical Eating Out - Eating In Money - Banks & ATM’s Churches Entertainment & Recreation Transportation Accommodation ∧ Utilities This class is given by Zoom. We do not record it. It is completely live. We will send you some materials as well as the link to the session by email so that you can follow the class in a clearer and more orderly manner. There is a lot to learn. The email is sent from 24 to 48 hours prior to the class. Prepare your questions — we'll be ready to give you answers.INT
  8. Powered by Magic Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Advance Care Planning Workshop on Living Well and Dying Well in Lakeside Instructor: Loretta Downs Course Fee: LCS members: $500 MXN Non-members: $650 MXN Course Dates: Feb 15 & 22 Course Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 6/30 Enroll before: Feb 14 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: This is a two-session class. In Session One you learn about the practical aspects of preparing for the end of your life. We explore the legal paperwork necessary in Mexico to protect yourself from unwanted medical care, and how to create a system of support for yourself. Session Two reviews Part 1 and examines eight practices for creating peaceful transitions through life and death, and how to talk to loved ones about your end-of-life wishes. Handouts are included. Bring material for taking notes. About your instructor: Loretta Downs Loretta Downs, MS, CSA, has a master's degree in gerontology and thanatology and is a certified advance care planning facilitator, Certified Senior Advisor, death doula, and inspirational public speaker with over 35 years of experience working with end-of-life issues. She is an advocate for a gentle exit and dignified departur
  9. Thumb™ A Lake Chapala Society Educational Course: Wills and Testaments in Mexico Instructor: Solbes & Solbes Abogados Course Fee: LCS members: $500 MXN Non-members: $650 MXN Course Dates: Feb 17 & 24 Course Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: Sala Min/Max Students: 4/30 Enroll before: Feb 15 CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ON-LINE No Refunds Description: This is a two-session class. Moving to another country might be a very confusing experience when it comes to how the law works there. Our head gets full of questions and doubts. So that going to the experts will give us clarity and mind and power of decision. This course is all about Wills. Being prepared in the event of death is an important consideration, especially when living in a foreign country. This course will explore many important things to know when preparing your last will and testament. If you are considering a will, this course will help you prepare one in time to take advantage of “Mes del Testamento,” (Month of the Will) in September. Two institutions of Jalisco work together to bring a much lower price for wills and testaments in September. About your instructor: María de las Nieves Solbes A lawyer (abogada) graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Throughout her professional career, she has worked as a coordinator, strategist, and executor of legal solutions in various institutions of the financial sector, mainly banks, bonding, and insurance companies, also developing advisory and litigation functions at managerial levels, specializing in civil matters, commercial, contractual, and in the judicial and extrajudicial collection. Thanks to her leadership skills and the in-depth study of the matters entrusted to her, she has been able to develop strategic skills in complex litigation. She is currently a judicial mediator, with a high percentage of conflict resolution.
  10. mb™ An LCS Concert in the Park! The Art of Ragtime With Nico Rhodes Date: Wednesday, January 4, 3:30PM Cost: VIP seating: $500 pesos General seating: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE One of the best shows to come this season to Ajijic — people will be talking about this! For some Canadians their exposure to Ragtime may not be extensive. But changing that is Canadian, Composer and pianist, Nico Rhodes takes us on an intriguing musical journey through the evolution of Ragtime from classical to contemporary, featuring the rags of its best-known proponents and little known stars. Ragtime was an ethno-syncretic intersection of African and European culture that shaped the musical landscape of popular music in North America for more than a century. Taking its inspiration and unique character from the melodic and rhythmic vivacity of Afro-American folksongs and dances, it was birthed in honkytonks and brothels, the only places black musicians were allowed to play. Ragtime’s influence can be heard in contemporary rock, blues, jazz and classical genres, despite an evolution hindered by prejudice against both the form and its performers. In 1916, Opera Magazine wrote: “Ragtime has carried the complexity of the rhythmic subdivision to a point never before reached in the history of music.” One hundred and one years after Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag was copywritten, Nico brings the music he originated back into the limelight. Nico Rhodes Bio: At 17, Nico Rhodes began his professional career in pit orchestras for musical theatre and was quickly promoted to the role of musical director. By the age of 30, he had conducted and arranged more than 40 professional productions across Canada from the Arts Club and Chemainus to Persephone and Drayton Theatres. He’s created 5 original musicals and musical adaptations and his many kudos include multiple Ovation and Jessie award nominations for ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ (2014), ‘Out of my Dreams’ (2015), ‘Best Laid Plans’ (2016) and ‘Talking Sex On Sunday’ (2020). In 2018 he was honoured with the Emerging Cultural Leader Award by the City of Nanaimo. Nico’s love for Ragtime led him to develop ‘The Art of Ragtime’, a one-man historical-musical journey through the evolution of Ragtime from classical to contemporary, combining the rags of best-known proponents and little-known stars with insightful history, humour and anecdote. Reserve your tickets now.
  11. TAI CHI CHICH Beginning Friday, 13 January to 19 April 2023 Wednesdays & Fridays, 12-1:00, SC Patio A moving meditation. 20 movements that improve balance. Easy to learn and taught seated or standing. Daryl Isenberg, daryl.isenberg@gmail.com, 773-562-6681 LCS members.
  12. Creative Writing class in Comala. General information about the trip: Jan 24. Day one. 8:00 am- Departure Ajijic Arrival at Comala and check-in at Hotel Posada Comala Brief welcome walk and guided tour to the main square of Comala (discover main features of Comala) Visit Suchitlán (a small indigenous community) and lunch at "Portales de Suchitlán" (regional cuisine) Visit mask making studio (a 4 generation tradition recognized as one of the Masters of Popular Art in Mexico) Visit the Alejandro Rangel museum in the small and quaint town of Nogueras Visit a 19th-century Hacienda/Sugarcane factory in Nogueras 5:30 pm- Return to the hotel and free time in the evening Jan 25- Day two. Up close with the Volcano AM- Creative Writing with Rachel MacMillan at las Jaranas. Lunch "San Martin de Los Pinos" (outdoors) Visit and taste of regional coffee producer- Discover the Independent community of La Yerbabuena (the closest town to the volcano)- Walk and enjoy nature by the crater lake "La María" Then return to the hotel and free time in the evening Jan. 26-Day three. Return day AM- Creative Writing with Rachel MacMillan at las Jaranas. Farewell lunch at "Cuaxiote" gourmet regional cuisine 3:00 pm- Return to Ajijic General information about the class: Creative writing is considered an art, a door to express thoughts and emotions with imagination. We’ll learn how to use language and ‘voice’, character development, dialogue, narration, backstory, theme, point-of-view, plotting, how to create the story Arc, and, of course, editing and critiquing. About our instructor: Rachel McMillen, BA (Hons). Contact: rjmcmillen@shaw.ca Work Experience English Language & Literature (University of Melbourne) Dip. Ed. (Melbourne) Adult Education (Vancouver College) Rachel McMillen is the author of four books, with a fifth scheduled for release in 2018. Two of the books were nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award. She has also written articles for various publications including Pacific Yachting and Seasons Magazine Price $ $6,500 pesos per person. Includes hotel for 2 nights, transportation, tour guide, tours, class, and entrance to two of the places. It does not include meals or beverages. Enrollment ends on Jan 17. Max number of participants: 18 A minimum number of participants: 10 For detailed information, please send an email to directoreducacion@lakechapalasociety.com
  13. Thumb™ Our series of our Art in the Garden shows to support the local arts community continues... Date: Saturday, January 14, 10am to 3pm Cost: Free admission The theme of this month's show is, “Inspire Your Heart With Art Day — January 31” Help support local art, children's art, and handicrafts — while enjoying a beautiful day in our famous gardens! You'll find artists and artisans from Ajijic and Chapala, plus art and cards from the LCS Children's Art program (including our famous Christmas cards). Featured art: paintings, embroidery, jewelry, clothing, acrylics, mugs, pottery, watercolour, metal art, masks, digital painting, mixed media, glass art, photography, art cards, sculpture, abstract, and more... We have ample parking at the lake front, an ATM machine, and you can enjoy a drink, snack, or lunch in our café.
  14. Powered by Magic Thumb™ An LCS Concert in the Park! Rocket Man — an Elton John tribute Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2:30PM and 5:30Pm Cost: VIP seating: $500 pesos General seating: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE Rocket Man stars Daniel Celis in a exciting new nightclub style tribute to the legend himself Elton John. Incredible Costumes, beautiful imagery, powerful vocals and loads of enthusiasm make this a do not miss show. Experience this much more than just a tribute. Daniel Celis introduces his show Rocketman, featuring the music and persona of Elton John, in the lush gardens of The Lake Chapala Society. Daniel always presents an entertaining, spectacular, nightclub-style show that thrills his audiences. You'll see new fantastic costumes, video enhancements and a professional, top-notch tribute. Rocketman includes an exciting video expose, along with Daniel performing the major hits from Elton John's amazing career. You'll hear favorites like Tiny Dancer, The Bitch is Back, Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me, along with other favorite ballads and of course the show's namesake, Rocketman. Reserve your tickets now.rocket
  15. Powered by Magic Thumb™ An LCS Concert in the Park! The Look of Love by Christine Deaver Date: Sunday, January 22, 2:30PM and 5:30Pm Cost: VIP seating: $500 pesos General seating: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE Christine Deaver always offers a truly unforgettable experience to shows in Vallarta, Hollywood and beyond, and she's returning to Ajijic on January 22. Christine's presence is one that you feel you have known her for years and her Stage presence is always way over the top. Her Comedic timing is impeccable, and she always has the audience rolling in their seats. For this year's performances in Mexico she is doing a very special tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach. Christine's mom is a regular at Concerts in the Park. Join us January 22 in the lush gardens of the Lake Chapala Society. Reserve your tickets now.
  16. Powered by Magic Thumb™ An LCS Concert in the Park! The George Michael Experience Date: Sunday, February 5, 2:30PM and 5:30Pm Cost: VIP seating: $500 pesos General seating: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE While growing up outside of Detroit Alsup gleefully ensconced himself in the pop music of the 1980s: Whitney Houston, Madonna, Rick Astley, Michael Jackson. But there was something about George Michael that struck a chord with Alsup. Yes, the British pop star offered a sense of kinship and distraction from the world around him. Along with a sense of confidence. The George Michael Experience is first and foremost a musical event, featuring Alsup performing 20 hits, including “Careless Whisper,” “Faith,” “Freedom '90,” and “Outside.” The show has played to sold out crowds this past summer in Provincetown and is heading to Mexico for shows in Vallarta and Ajijic. Reserve your tickets now.
  17. Powered by Magic Thumb™ LCS Fund Raising Events Presents: Fashion Show by Alma Gutiérrez Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2:30PM to 4:00PM Cost: General admission: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE LCS invites you to attend a One-of-a-kind fashion show by local designer Alma Gutiérrez. Join us in the lush LCS gardens, and enjoy an afternoon of fashion, appetizers, and wine. Cash Bar.
  18. Powered by Magic Thumb™ An LCS Concert in the Park! Bruno Mars Tribute Featuring Victor Do Espirito Date: Sunday, December 18, 2:30PM & 5:30PM Cost: VIP seating: $500 pesos General seating: $350 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE Based on popular demand, from people who have seen this sell out show in Vallarta, we are excited to welcome to Concerts in the Park Victor Do Espirito with his high energy tribute to Bruno Mars. With his close resemblance and great voice, Victor will perform some of the most popular Bruno Mars songs such as “When I Was Your Man,” “Uptown Funk,” “Treasure,” “Just The Way You Are,” and many more crowd favorites. This is a great feel good celebration of Bruno Mars that will have you out of your seats, dancing and shaking your booty. This is a great show for everyone that likes to have a great time. Reserve your tickets now.
  19. humb™ LCS Fund Raising Events Presents: LCS 2022 Christmas Fair Date: Friday, December 2 and Saturday December 3, Noon to 5PM each day Cost: General admission: $50 pesos Children under 12: Free! Shop for creative presents not usually found in local stores. Up to 70 vendors will display their festive gifts, decorations and artwork. The LCS children's art program will again sell their inspiring Christmas Cards. New to the fair this year is a Food Court selling Potato Pancakes and German Brats... a must at every Christmas Market.
  20. ed by Magic Thumb™ LCS Fund Raising Events Presents: Fashion Show by Alma Gutiérrez Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2:30PM to 4:00PM Cost: General admission: $350 pesos LCS invites you to attend a One-of-a-kind fashion show by local designer Alma Gutiérrez. Join us in the lush LCS gardens, and enjoy an afternoon of fashion, appetizers, and wine. Cash Bar.
  21. humb™ LCS Concert in the Park: Songs of Our lives a special World AIDS Day performance to benefit Ajijic Cares Date: Thursday, December 1, 5:30PM Cost: General Admission: $350 pesos VIP Seating: $500 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE Includes 10 performers combining song, monologue, dance and video to reflect, remember, and learn. Music from the Broadway and theater productions of Rent, Les Miserables, Elegies and movies such as And the Band Played On, Angel’s In America and more. This is a show not to miss — consider joining us for both this show and the British Invasion show on December 1st.
  22. LCS Concert in the Park: British Invasion Date: Thursday, December 1, 2:30PM Cost: General Admission: $350 pesos VIP Seating: $500 pesos CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE This amazing British tribute includes “Help!” from The Beatles. “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie “Don’t You Want Me, Baby” continues the driving thrust of this trio on stage as they slide and swirl in well-rehearsed choreographic moves and costumes. Other songs include: “I’m Still Standing”, “Kiss From a Rose’ “Every Breath You Take”, “Rolling in the Deep” rivaling Adele, “Never Gonna Give You Up”. Chris Lopez, Nacho Granada’s and Max Prado really deliver in this tribute of our favorite songs from across the pond.
  23. Remote Online Notary - How it works Instructor: Selecia Young-Jones Free entrance, previous registration in the office or at this email: directoreducacion@lakechapalasociety.com Course Date: Nov 18 Course Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Location: East Lawn Min/Max Students required: 6/40 This class is a 1-sessions Description Through INNOVATION and LEGISLATION, Remote Online Notary is a viable and legal solution to your Notary needs. We can’t always be IN PERSON anymore and RON is a great way to accomplish many Notarial acts. I am a Florida Commissioned Notary and a Remote Online Notary. I will be at Lakeside to give an INFORMATIONAL talk about Notary and Remote Online Notary. As an American traveling anywhere in the world, you might need to have a document notarized and until recently, the only place to get that done was at the US Embassy or Consulate. With RON, you can do it at your kitchen table or even poolside at the resort of your vacation destination. The notary must be in their jurisdiction which for me is Florida. I will show you how some of the PLATFORMS work and how to upload documents and answer the KBA-Knowledge Based Authentication Security Quiz. I can show you how to add your ID and the types of IDs accepted. I look forward to meeting you and answering your questions about RON or anything Notary. I am not an ATTORNEY and cannot give you legal advice. The purpose of my talk is to give you the information you can use About our instructor Selecia Young-Jones 904rainbow@gmail.com
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