Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday, at 10 AM, at former La Cascada Restaurant

The public is invited to attend all meetings. Click hot link for Google Maps site of La Cascada.

Board Meetings:     Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May (optional June thru Oct)

Annual Meeting:     January




Sundays - November through April


at Amigos table, every Sunday; also available at Oso's & Octopus's Garden



The La Cruz Sunday Market

Mercado Huanacaxtle 

Sun, Nov 1st thru Apr 24 - 10am to 2pm



Fri, Aug 5, evening

Summer School Student Presentation - town square


Mayra Franco


Joan Gil


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322 182 1161


60+ students, ages 4-14


Sunday Dinners

6 PM

Linda Ward



Amigos Informal Get-Together

no reservations, just show up

July 24 - at La Cava



2016-2017 Events


Year-Round: recycling plastic, garbage pick-up, Landscaping

Lina Bureau


Nov 14 - Dental Screening @Elementary School


Nov 29 - Welcome Back @a Secret Location 

Steve Cross

Joanna Varvos


Dec 21 - Christmas Concert @La Cascada (tentative)

Shari Decter Hirst


Jan 5 - Fashion Show @Oso's Oyster Bar

Gloria Martony


Jan 20-28 - Free Dental Program for Elementary School @Senior Center


Jan 22 - Senior Center Brunch @Octopus's Garden

Marichuy Ortega & Steve Cross


Jan 24 - Medical Cabaret @Octopus's Garden

Sherry Jacobs  



Feb 28; Mar 1, 5, 7, 8 - Play: Sex Please, We're 60 @Langosta Diez

Patricia Spencer        David Hibbard


Mar 28 - Sail Away @La Peska (tentative)


May 7 - Altruism Festival @Marriott CasaMagna (tentative date)

Cynthia del Pino



Formed December 2014, Amigos de La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, A.C. is an Asociación Civil (Mexican government recognized non-profit corporation) made up of volunteers working together in harmony to address the continuing needs of our community. 


July 2015, Amigos received Donatario status which allows Amigos to give Mexican tax donation credit.  Under the Mexican tax code, only the following activities are deductible contributions:  Relief, Education, Scientific, Cultural, Ecological, Research and Preservation of flora and fauna, Pollution control, Educational scholarships, Social development, Schools, and Public Service works.


Amigos is able to give USA tax donation credits through Banderas Bay Charities, Inc.

Amigos is able to give Canadian tax donation credit.

Contact treasurer Amy Welch for more information:   503 285 4007 (Portland, Oregon)


To contribute to the quality of life in the community of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle through cultural, educational, environmental and charitable assistance programs.


– Increase educational and cultural opportunities
– Facilitate improvements in health and safety
– Support a sustainable environment
– Maintain a collaborative relationship with local officials and citizen groups

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