Category Archives: Events

Tree Planting – June 13

Tree Planting


Annual Hurricane Party

With hurricane season starting June 1, it is time to observe a CA tradition:  The annual Hurricane Party, designed to appease the hurricane deities into always showing us the picture on the right, and never the one on the left.  Snacks and beverages provided to include – of course – hurricanes. Be there, or get blown away!

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Hail & Farewell – May 28

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Save the Date!

There are two more events coming up:

June 1 – Hurricane Preparedness Workshop
June 4 – Quiz Night

More details soon…

LGBT Pride Month – Laramie Project Invitation, Thursday 05/28 at 20:00

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Women’s Self Defense Class, May 16

We have a great opportunity to learn some basic self-defense techniques or brush up on those previously learned. Topics that will be covered during this class are:

Background and introduction to Close Tactical Combat
Sports vs Street Fights
Situational Awareness
CTC stance and Striking
Weak points in all humans
Break away
Forever armed, using the environments
Case specific scenarios

Please RSVP to your CLO by Friday, May15.

Monterrey’s Upcoming Events

Check out these events that will take place in Monterrey:

May 15-17  – Beer Festival in Arena Monterrey
May 17-18 – Expo Belleza 2015 in Cintermex
May 19 – Deepak Chorpa in Arena Monterrey
May 22 – Alejandra Guzman in Auditorio Banamex
May 29 – June 1 – Exposición Latinoamericana de Artesanía, Regalo y Decoración TLAQUEPARTE in Cintermex
May 31 – La historia del Auto in Cintermex
June 6 – World Freestyle Motocross in Arena Monterrey
June 10-11 – Ricky Martin in Arena Monterrey
June 25 – Linkin Park in in Arena Monterrey
June 28 – Backstreet Boys in Auditorio Banamex
September 5 – Monterrey International Ballet Gala 2015 in Auditorio Luis Elizondo

Please visit the following websites for more details on these and other events:

Our Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendar for the following events:

May 11 – Surprise Celebration
May 11 – Farewell to Josh
May 15 – Farewell to Adrian
May 16 – Women’s Self Defense Class
May 28 – Hail and Farewell

For events’ details, please visit our SharePoint.

If there is an event you’d like share with your community (e.g. a sports game), please send the information to your CLO.

5K Race Against Homophobia – Sunday, 05/17, 7:00 – 9:00 am

For the third consecutive year, Monterrey will field a group of runners in the local 5K Race Against Homophobia to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.  The consulate normally registers as a group and wears matching t-shirts specially designed for our event.  Last year, we met up just before the finish line and ran across as a group generating a large amount of positive press coverage.  If you are interested in joining us for the race, please email Daniela Cornejo no later than May 7.  For those who ran last year, we will use the same shirt as we used last year so you don’t need a new one if you already own one.

If you’re interested in running, please register here:
If you need a t-shirt, please email Daniela by COB May 7th  with your t-shirt size.  Shirts are dri-fit and run a bit small. The cost for the shirt will be $190 pesos.  See design below.

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MARCO – schedule of events

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