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Friends Dinner Social: Cinco de Mayo

Friends of the International Center

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

Friends Dinner Social: Cinco de Mayo

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee
RSVP Friends Member
This ticket is available to current members of the Friends of the International Center
Ended $15.00 $1.78
RSVP International Visitors/Students
This ticket is available to UCSD Visiting Scholars and Students enrolled in a UCSD degree program and members of their immediate family
Ended $10.00 $1.53
RSVP Community
This ticket is for San Diego Community Members, Friends Guests, and all others
Ended $20.00 $2.03
I cannot attend, but I am an FIC Fan
This is your opportunity to make a tax-free donation and support the Friends Mission. The Friends is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN #95-6136673
Children Under 5 years of age
This ticket is available for children under 5 years of age, accompanied by an adult, and is offered FREE of charge! Please let us know if you are bringing a child(ren) so we can provide seating.
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

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.


Have questions about Friends Dinner Social: Cinco de Mayo? Contact Friends of the International Center

When & Where

International Center, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr
between Mandeville Lane & Library Walk
La Jolla, CA 92093

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Friends of the International Center

The Friends of the International Center (Friends) is a fifty-eight-year-old 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, located on the campus of UC San Diego, whose mission is to support international education, to foster friendship, understanding, and cooperation within the international community, and to create a meeting place on the UC San Diego campus for people who share these aims.

The Friends operates daily programs, including a Resale Shop, in addition to holding special events. More information can be found online at Donations are accepted and are used to support academic scholarships for UC San Diego students and for programs supporting our international community. 

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