Friends Dinner Social: Cinco de Mayo

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International Center, UCSD

9500 Gilman Dr

between Mandeville Lane & Library Walk

La Jolla, CA 92093

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Thank you very much for your reservation. We can't wait to see you!


Please join us as we celebrate Mexico, enjoying the sounds and flavors of a vibrant culture on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Our menu will feature dishes from Mexico that are different from the ones found in most local Mexican restuarants and the evening will offer music and entertainment to foster a fiesta atmosphere. This is a family friendly, casual, affordable evening! Please come with your amigos/amigas, or come ready to make some new amigos/amigas. RESERVE by April 29!

First Course:

Black Bean Soup

Main Course:

Pollo en Pipián Verde (Chicken in Pumpkin Seed Sauce) *** vegetarian version available if reserved

Sopa de Arroz (Mexican rice)

Calabacitas (Mexican vegetables)


Chocolate Kahlua Cake

RESERVE by April 29! Our dinners continue to sell out, so don't delay!

If you wish to volunteer, please contact Audrey Leriche at

We encourage you to pay on-line, but if you prefer to pay by cash or check (made payable to the Friends of the International Center) then you may do so by completing a registration form (found online at under Special Events). Mail your reservation form with payment to Friends of the International Center, UCSD International Center 0018, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 92093. OR, you drop off your reservation form with payment at the Friends Resale Shop located on campus Monday-Friday between 10 am - 3:30 pm.


Is there a vegetarian option?

Yes. Please be sure to request a vegetarian meal on your reservation form.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Everyone of all ages is welcome to attend. You must have an ID showing you are over 21 to be served an alcoholic beverage.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The closest parking lots are the Gilman Parking Structure (off of Russell Lane) and Lot P206 adjacent to the Faculty Club. If you need special handicap parking, please contact us.

Here are UCSD's parking rules re: free parking

On the main UCSD campus on Saturdays and Sundays, and between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. weekdays, park without charge in any A, B, S, or metered space except in spots that post any of these parking limitations:

  • A permit required 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Disabled
  • U.C. vehicles only
  • Service yard
  • Loading zone
  • Reserved
  • Special event reserved
  • No parking 2–5 a.m.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Audrey Leriche at

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you are unable to attend the event, your registration/ticket is transferrable, although we ask that if you give your ticket to another, that they be entitlted to the same pricing option as you.


What is the refund policy?

Refundable in the event the Dinner is cancelled.

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