Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday, at 5 PM, at Roberto's Restaurant

The public is invited to attend all meetings

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

Annual Meeting:     January




Sundays - November through April

The La Cruz Sunday Market

Mercado Huanacaxtle 

Sun, Nov 1st thru Apr 8th (approx) - 10am to 2pm

Tuesday, December 1st

Welcome Back - Roberto's Xocolatl Restaurant

Get on Your Dancing Shoes!  6 PM CLICK FOR INFO

Annual Membership Drive and Kick-Off - contact Amy Welch for tickets   322 120 1078 cell

Steve Cross, Chair

Shannon Morrelli, Entertainment


Monday-Tuesday, December 14 & 15   "Girls' Night Out" Murder Mystery Tryouts

                                                              3 PM - Philo's Bar & Restaurant

Tuesday, December 15th

Amigos Board Meeting

5pm - Meeting and 6pm - Happy Hour

Saturday, December 19th

Philo's Memorial @ Philo's Bar

Monday, January 4th-8th

Boat Show (tentative)

Steve Cross, Chair

Mon. - Thurs. - January 18th - 21st

Free Dental Clinic for Elementary Students

at Senior Center co-sponsored by the Academy of the LDS Dentists

Need help to set-up, accompany students, collect permission slips, post signage at school, sterilize equipment, provide daily lunches and refreshments for 21 dental staff.

Contact Amy Welch


Monday, January 18th

Potluck for Dentists and Staff


Tuesday, January 19th

Amigos - ANNUAL Meeting

5-7pm  and Happy Hour will follow


Friday, January 22nd

Blessing of the Fleet

annual blessing of the fishermen and their boats, lovely parade and great fun - begins at Fish Market area of Marina to Bucerias

Saturday, February 6th

5K Zombie Fun Run

Shannon Morrelli, Chair:

Wednesday, February 10th

Medical Fundraiser

Philo's Bar & Restaurant, 6pm 

Get tickets early.  Sell-out event.

Amy Welch, Temporary Chair:

Tuesday, February 16th

Amigos Board Meeting

5pm - Meeting and 6pm - Happy Hour

 Tuesday, February 16th

Breakfast Fundraiser

Steve Cross & Chris Bouchard, Co-Chairs &

Tues. - Wed. - February 23rd - 24th

Dinner Theater "Girls' Night Out" at Philo's

David Hibbard & Patricia Spencer, Producers

Becky Grewer, Director


Tues. - Wed. - March 1st - 2nd

Dinner Theater in the Round at Philo's

David Hibbard, Chair

Patricia Spencer, Director

Wednesday, March 9th

Patsy Cline Review (possibly Tues, Mar 15)

David Hibbard, Chair

Tuesday, March 15th

Amigos Board Meeting

5pm - Meeting and 6pm - Happy Hour

Saturday, April 2nd

April Fools Talent Show

David Hibbard and Landon Hollander, Co-Chairs or

Tuesday, April 19th

Amigos Board Meeting

5pm - Meeting and 6pm - Happy Hour

Saturday, April 23rd

La Santa Cruz

The Festival of the Patron Saint of La Cruz

Parade at 7pm and lasting for 9 days

Sunday, May 15th

12th Annual Vallarta Altruism Festival

Date not finalized

Amy Welch, Temporary Chair

Tuesday, May 17th

Amigos Board Meeting

5pm - Meeting and 6pm - Happy Hour

 Month of July

Summer School 

3 weeks, art-themed focus, for Children K thru HS

Joan Gil, chair




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