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A Toy for Each Child

By John Doherty Christmas Day may be past but Día de Reyes, or Three Kings Day, celebrated each January 6, is still ahead. This is the day when children in Mexico traditionally receive gifts from los Reyes Magos, and we want to assist to make this happen. The toy collection for children in rural communities [...]

San Miguel’s ‘Mr. Taco’ Got an Early Start in Food

Don Felix

How a taco cart became a popular neighborhood restaurant By Monty Dennison The owner of perhaps the most popular neighborhood restaurant, Tacos Don Félix, in San Miguel de Allende, got an early start on his food career. December 16 will mark the ninth anniversary of his famous taco restaurant. “I went to work in a [...]

New Executive Board of Los Frailes/La Cañada Association

Nueva mesa directiva de Los Frailes y La Cañada fue elegida el 29 de octubre pasado

By José Luis de la Hoz On October 29, the residents of Los Frailes and La Cañada neighborhoods elected a new executive board during an ordinary assembly in accord with the association’s regulations. The new Board will be working in favor of common interests of the community, representing more than 1,300 homeowners who contribute significantly [...]

Contribute to the happiest of holidays for deserving women

By Terri Peterson Mujeres en Cambio invites you to our Happy, Hearty Holiday Luncheon. Members and friends will share a scrumptious lunch and the knowledge that deserving campo girls and young women continue to pursue their dreams thanks to their generosity and diligence. Celebrate the Joy of Giving A Gift of Education to a Woman [...]

San Miguel Singers Perform for Rotary


By Robin Loving Rowland Get into the holiday spirit at Rotary when the San Miguel Singers perform a variety of holiday songs. Concert San Miguel Singers Perform for Rotary Tue, Dec 16, 12:30pm Hotel Misión Salida a Querétaro 1 Extra info: 152-3709 The San Miguel Singers include members from the Canada, Mexico, and the US, [...]

Crossing Borders and Risking Everything

From Here to Eternity

By David Johanssen   More than six thousand immigrants have died crossing the southern US border since 1998. Often times no one knows who these people might have been when they were alive, where they came from, what their aspirations were, and why they would leave home, risk riding trains across Mexico and cross the [...]

Solstice Ceremony

Luis Cruz

By Alicia Mayo Luis Cruz Martínez, director of Venado Azul, from Mineral de Pozos, is going to teach us how to drum during the Solstice Celebration. If you have a drum bring it, and play. If you don’t, we have extra drums. Luis Cruz offered three drum making workshops in San Miguel this year. The [...]

Social and Climate Justice

By Cliff DuRand At this week’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service, Gregory Diamant delivers a talk entitled “Social and Climate Justice: Fraternal Twins of the 21st Century.” UU Service Sun, Dec 14, 10:30am “Social and Climate Justice: Fraternal Twins of the 21st Century” Speaker: Gregory Diamant Hotel Posada de la Aldea For the past two decades [...]

For Literacy and Art

Artist Toller Cranston along with 40 schoool children creating murals at Public School

By Scott Umstattd The Children’s Art Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by artist Hannah Jarmain and a group of volunteer workers, artists, and teachers, to help underprivileged children reach their full potential through art. Its goal is to take education in art and literacy to disadvantaged children in rural communities of San [...]

Selected Aurora Art Walk Sales Benefit Jóvenes Adelante’s Scholarship Students

Jóvenes Adelante University scholarship recipient Diana Bautista reveived reccognition for her academic efforts

By Robin Loving Rowland If this town is more passionate about anything other than art and community benefits, I’d like to know what that is. Come to the Fábrica Aurora Art Walk to see and purchase art that will benefit the outstanding university scholarship students of Jóvenes Adelante, JA. Admission is free, and there will [...]

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