News from Around Banderas Bay | August 2009
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August 29, 2009
In this edition of The BanderasNews Report, host Nicole Martin gives us a look at some of the week's news headlines from Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay. We also tell you about some upcoming local events that you won't want to miss.
|Host Nicole Martin shows us some Puerto Vallarta headlines and upcoming events. (Precision Productions)|
Tuesday August 25th was the Local and National Finals of the MEX 2009 bartender tournament that was hosted by Hotel Sheraton. After the preliminary competition the week before, only 14 local bartenders were left. The top three local bartenders went on to compete in the national tournament.
The Jalisco Secretary of Tourism announced that next year PULLMANTUR will start two new Cruise Ship Routes, "The Mayan Caribbean" and the "Mexican Pacific". One of the Ships port stops will be Puerto Vallarta; this will contribute greatly to the local economy.
On Saturday August 29th, from 2-5, Yelapa writer Robert Hardin is having a book signing. His new book "Race Relations" is the latest novel in his popular David Armstrong series. This event will be held at Café Roma, which is just a few blocks west of the municipal flea market in downtown Puerto Vallarta
Going on now through September 16th, you and your family can journey through the world of Fantasy literature at the Centro Comercial Galerías Shopping Mall. This exhibit features a Mágico Intexhibition and has workshops daily from 1 to 8 pm.
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World's Biggest Bikini Beach Party Hits Puerto Vallarta
Young, talented and extremely beautiful, the Ujena swimwear models make their annual migration to Puerto Vallarta's tropical paradise and historical promenades from August 30th to September 6th for the 2009 Puerto Vallarta Ujena Jam.
Kaiser Maximilian Goes Greek in August
For more than 14 years Kaiser Maximilian has been known for its exceptional Austrian fare. But this month, this popular Puerto Vallarta restaurant is also featuring a special Greek Menu, offering diners a taste of Greece through the end of August.
August 2009 PEACE News & Clinic Updates
There's lots going on at PEACE this summer. Here's what happened at the PEACE/Ayuda a los Animales mobile spay and neuter clinic that took place in Las Palmas Nayarit from August 18-21, plus PEACE news and upcoming clinics.
Summer Fun at Biblioteca Los Mangos
Biblioteca Los Mangos continues to offer some great activities throughout the summer months. There's no better way to spend a hot, sultry Puerto Vallarta afternoon or evening than checking out the library's huge English language section, catching a movie or attending a fun event!
Summer Cooking Classes at El Arrayán
In their continuing efforts to pioneer the Slow Food Movement in the Banderas Bay area, Puerto Vallarta's favorite restaurant for traditional Mexican food - El Arrayán - is once again hosting a special series of cooking classes this summer.
The Seven Deadly Sins in Puerto Vallarta
After reading an article in a local publications, we decided to see 'The Seven Deadly Sins,' at the Vallarta Cultural Center on the Rio Cuale. Sadly, there were few people in the audience to support such a fine performance from these young, committed, hard working artists.
Fantasy Comes to Puerto Vallarta
Through September 16th, you and your family can journey through the world of Fantasy literature as the Centro Comercial Galerías Vallarta hosts the Mágico Interactive Museum's exhibition and workshops from 1 to 8 pm daily.
BINGO For Beans and Babies
Come and have some fun this summer, while supporting local charities! Bite me! Beach Club, in conjunction with PVRPV and Xocodiva, will host 'Bingo for Beans and Babies' every Thursday from 6-9 pm through October 1 in their ocean front lounge on Playa Los Muertos.
PV Food Drive Continues Through September
The thin, but smiling, children who lined up at yesterday's Food Drive distribution to the DIF-Child Protective Services program reminded me that times are beyond tough for many families in Puerto Vallarta. Join us in our commitment to keep this project going strong through September.
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