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For the third year in a row, The KKiS Project is holding a fundraising auction to raise money to buy school supplies that will be distributed to low income families and children in the Riviera Maya. The live auction will be held at 11 a.m. on February 20, 2014 at Wah Wah Beach Bar located at Calle 2 and the beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Read More...
In the spring of 2014, the Riviera Maya's premier music and performing arts school, Explayarte Escuela de Musica, will present Tim Rice and Elton John's AIDA. There will be three presentations in the Foro Abierto at Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, March 19, 20 and 23 and, or the first time, two additional shows have been added to the run to be performed at the Teatro de Cancun on April 4 & 5. Read More...
This year, one of the Christmas Dreams projects is to answer these "toy wish" letters which were written by school children from the impoverished village of Nuevo Noh-Bec, which is in a rural area outside of Playa del Carmen. This is the same village BuyPlaya is supporting with the "Kicks 4 Kids" Holiday Sneaker Drive. Read More...
On Monday, after many weeks of protests and a walkout that shuttered schools all across the country, Mexico's public school teachers returned to work and children were welcomed back to their classrooms. Read More...
"Today is a good day for our boys and girls, our commitment is to continue providing quality education, but above all, we have to preserve the rights in our town for the benefit of the residents "said Municipal President of Solidaridad Mauricio Gongora Escalante, referring to the agreement between the teachers' union and the state government that resulted in a return to school without incident in all educational institutions of the municipality and the state. Read More...
On Saturday October 26, Rotary Club of Playa del Carmen Seaside hosted their first annual Charity Golf Tournament, the Seaside Rotary Golf Classic, at the Grand Coral Golf Course. Read More...
It's that time of year again! Halloween and Dia de los Muertos parties are starting to be announced! Just a few years ago, there was only one place to be on Halloween in Playa del Carmen and virtually no options for children hoping for a chance to dress up and "trick or treat"! Now there are all kinds of festivities and fun to be had for ghosts and ghouls of all ages. Read More...
There is another angel in heaven looking down over the animals of Playa del Carmen. Our friend Lisa Ohrbach passed away in July in her new home in San Miguel de Allende. Read More...
The BPM Festival will make its return to Playa del Carmen, Mexico for its seventh edition on January 3-12, 2014. With the dramatic increase in size and abundance of talent the festival has to offer, BPM has rapidly established itself as an essential music destination on the global festival circuit. Read More...
Yesterday, The MEXICO Report announced the ‘2013 Real Heroes of Mexico' awardees showcasing 30 profiles of those making a difference in Mexico. The Real Heroes of Mexico project was created in 2012 by Susie Albin-Najera, the creator and editor of The MEXICO Report, an internationally recognized blog showcasing all the positive, inspirational stories taking place in Mexico everyday. Read More...
Rotary Club Playa del Carmen Seaside is planning to host their first annual Charity Golf Tournament and the event organizing committee is asking for your help! Read More...
Over the past few days, I have been helping to solicit online signatures for a campaign to reform the current animal welfare laws in Quintana Roo. As many of our readers are English speakers, we have had the document translated so that everyone can keep up to date with these initiatives and, hopefully, lend their support to this movement. The petition is somewhat lengthy but worth reading through in its entirety. Read More...
Organizers of the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival have released the concert dates for 2013. Read More...
January 31 to February 3, the 2013 "Copa Riviera Maya" Regatta will take place, hosted by the Sailing Club of Puerto Aventuras. Read More...
For the past couple of weeks, KKiS (Keeping Kids in School) has fallen way short of the number of folks they need to help teach English to first, second and third graders at Pelopides School. Yesterday they had only eight people, roughly half of what's needed. Read More...
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