Enjoy A Classic Christmas Friday at the center

The Ross Aragon Community Center and the Elation Center for the Arts present “A Classic Christmas,” Friday, at 6:30 p.m.

This holiday event will allow many outstanding local performers to show off some of their amazing talents.

Tickets are on sale now for $12 at the Ross Aragon Community Center and at Sweets-N-Such. Tickets at the door will be $15. Anyone 18 and under and attended by a parent is invited to the concert free of charge.

A cash bar will be available during this event. Please bring snacks and/or desserts to share with everyone.

Nonperishable food items can also be dropped off at the community center through the end of the business day today and they will be delivered to the food banks on Saturday.

Free Programs

Coming in January, beginning and intermediate computer classes taught by Becky Herman. Call her at 264-2171 or 903-0788 for more information.

Movement and Music. Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. Tune into your body, with freeform movement, to a live soundtrack of flowing and exotic music by Paul Roberts. Dance improvisation, relaxation exercise, Yoga, Tai Chi, meditative movement — whatever moves you to harmonize with your mind and body, including just sitting comfortably and soaking up the ambience. Call Paul Roberts if you have any questions, 731-3117.

Mah Jongg. Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m.; Fridays, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Call the center with any questions, 264-4152.

Pickleball. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-10 a.m. If you need a pickleball fix, join us. Loaner paddles are available. If you would like to learn the game of pickleball, join us from 9-10 a.m. to learn this fun and exciting game. Contact Fran if you have any questions, 884-3184.

Hoopsters. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. Warren and the guys are waiting for you to come out and play. They will play with just about anyone. The Hoopsters are a great group of guys getting out there twice a week for a good game of b-ball.

Yoga. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Please bring a mat or towel. Call the center with questions, 264-4152.

Sozo Yoga. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Rejuvenate your body, mind and soul with this faith-based yoga class. Bring a mat and a strap, belt or scarf. Call the center for information, 264-4152.


Thursday, Dec. 20: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; gym closed at noon; Sozo yoga, 5:30-7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 21: Gym closed; Movement and Music, 10-11:30 a.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; A Classic Christmas concert, 6:30-9 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23: Grace Evangelical Free Church, 7:30 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Dec. 24: Center is open, but gym is closed all day.

Tuesday, Dec. 25: Center closed. Merry Christmas.

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Pickleball, 8-10 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.-noon; belly dancing, noon-1:30 p.m.; dulcimer, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 27: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.;

The Ross Aragon Community Center has the space you are looking for. We have reasonably priced rooms to meet your event needs. Our rates range from $6 to $90 per hour. Room sizes for 20, 40, 50, 90 or 500 people.

The community center hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.

The center is located at 451 Hot Springs Blvd. Phone 264-4152, e-mail communitycenter@centurytel.net.

This story was posted on December 20, 2012.