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    Upcoming for Nov 24, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Discussion of Love for Others Nov 24,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Recast Notion that Humanity is Hardwired for Greed Nov 25,
    • Behind the Scenes: Patronato Pro Niños Nov 26,
    • + Scrap Collection Schedule Nov 14-24,
    • + Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • + Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • + One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • + Santa Ana Café Exhibit Nov 16-Jan 4,
    • Municipal Youth Day in SMA Nov 27-28,
    • St Veronica and Four Churches Walk Nov 28,
    • Home, Studio, and Gallery Tour Nov 29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 30,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 30,
    • Rohr Jewish Learning Institute New Course on Coping Starting Dec 4,
    • The Roommate, Dec 5-8;12-15,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    Unitarians Speaker’s Discussion of Love for Others Shifts Focus from Giver to Receiver Nov 24
    The Rev Patrice Curtis of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, Florida, explores why and how it is important to go beyond the idea of love and become practitioners at this Sunday’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service. Drawing on the work of author Gary Chapman, Curtis will amplify different ways of expressing love—not in ...
    CASA y sus Grandes Aliados ...
    Unitarians Speaker’s Discussion of Love for Others Shifts Focus from Giver to Receiver.

    La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24
    Sunday Nov 24 , 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Environmental Author Seeks to Recast Notion That Humanity Is Hardwired for Greed Nov 25
    Let’s face it: we are waist-deep in a global quagmire. I suspect we all have days when no matter how hard we struggle to pull ourselves out of the morass, trying to grab onto familiar uplifting handholds, we still feel stuck at the end of the day. To get out of the ...
    Environmental Author Seeks to Recast Notion That Humanity Is Hardwired for Greed.

    Patronato Pro Niños Director to Take Rotary Audiences Behind the Scenes of a 50-Year-Old NGO Nov 26
    Children in the rural areas of the San Miguel de Allende municipality are more likely to face challenges to their health and have less access to care than children in the urban areas. Although San Miguel was named the best city in the world in 2019 by Travel + Leisure magazine, there ...
    Patronato Pro Niños Director to Take Rotary Audiences Behind the Scenes of a 50-Year-Old NGO.

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity Nov 16-Jan 4
    On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she ...
    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity.

    They present at a press conference the Municipal Youth Day in SMA
    They promote in San Miguel de Allende 'Municipal Youth Day. "With this program the authorities seek to encourage young people by motivating them to be the ones who generate change.
    With a Parade and Round Tables on November 27 and 28, they will celebrate this 2019 the Municipal Youth Day of San Miguel de Allende where 15 National Youth Awards and 5 Influencers will participate. The parade will be made through the main streets ...
    They present at a press conference the Municipal Youth Day in SMA (sp).

    Image of St Veronica in San Miguel’s Parroquia Was Erased Due to Controversy Nov 28
    In the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, there is an oil on wood painting by the German Hans Memling, one of the leading portrait artists of the Renaissance period. In this work, set against a scene of rolling Tuscan hills with a medieval castle in the distance, a richly attired ...
    Image of St Veronica in San Miguel’s Parroquia Was Erased Due to Controversy.

    Home, Studio, and Gallery Tour Shows Off Some of San Miguel’s Top Art Sites Nov 29
    Bring your camera! The jaw-dropping homes and landscapes, studios and shops, and galleries we visit will create an unforgettable San Miguel experience. Stops highlight the genius of artists, architects, and designers. These properties and their owners have been profiled internationally from Montreal to Tokyo. This unique outing includes a personal tour of ...
    Home, Studio, and Gallery Tour Shows Off Some of San Miguel’s Top Art Sites.

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 30
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Nov 30
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Debuts in San Miguel with New Course on Coping Starts Dec 4
    On December 4, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will open its doors in San Miguel de Allende with the course “Worrier to Warrior,” a new six-session course to help people deal with life challenges by accepting themselves and finding meaning in adversity. Participants will take on life’s challenges by examining factors that ...
    Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Debuts in San Miguel with New Course on Coping

    A Female Odd Couple Bring Hilarity to The Roommate, Dec 5-8,12-15
    In playwright Jen Silverman’s two-hander, The Roommate, Sharon, a divorced Iowa housewife in her fifties, is seeking a woman her age to share her spacious house. She gets her roommate and a lot more than she bargained for in Robyn, a lesbian vegan from the Bronx with a shady past and a ...
    A Female Odd Couple Bring Hilarity to The Roommate,.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

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    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

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    Handle with care, asphalt binder maintenance works by the @SCT_Guanajuato in the Caracol, reduction to a lane of Glorieta de El Pípila to exit to Querétaro and in sections in the opposite direction. Use alternate ways.

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    We continue #Todos_Juntos working for our #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Therefore, we inform you of the closures and evictions in the maintenance and conservation works of streets in #SanMigueldeAllende.

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    We continue with the work of replacing the drinking water line in Ancha de San Antonio street, in order to ensure the supply of drinking water in our homes. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

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    Traffic Light Project
    After almost 24 hours of maneuvering, the equestrian sculpture of General Don Ignacio Allende was removed, with the intention of completely restoring it. The works at the Glorieta Allende will continue. Take precautions!
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto
    ROAD ALERT We will protect and rehabilitate the sculpture of Don Ignacio Allende, today we begin the work to facilitate the maneuver of his retirement that will be tomorrow at 8 hrs. With this action the road circuit begins and traffic lights.

    The overpass of the Exit to Celaya (Pipila) will be the most important work in our history. Today we formally begin the process. 18 Dec 2019 started. 11 Nov 2020 finished work. Elevated price contest. Thank you @diegosinhue For your commitment and support.
    The project will consist of the construction of a vehicular underpass with a length of 524.82 m, with 2 lanes per direction in two bodies and a road width of 13.60 m.includes urbanization, lateral roads and services.
    Estimated start of work: December 18, 2019.
    Estimated work termination: November 11, 2020.
    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto (sp).

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