Ample opportunity to support non-profits this weekend

Several and varied opportunities exist this weekend to support local non-profits in Pagosa Country.

On Friday, the Friends of the Library’s annual book sale begins early for members with the annual meeting and potluck at 6 p.m., followed by the preview sale at 7 p.m. at the Centerpoint Church. Everyone is welcome to become a member.

Saturday includes a variety of events.

The 15th annual United Way golf tournament kicks off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration for the tournament begins at 8 a.m.

The Shamrock Festival begins at 8 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, and continues into the evening with a yard sale, book sale, silent auctions, raffles, and a dinner.

The Friends of the Library’s annual book sale opens to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Centerpoint Church.

A disc golf tourney to benefit the Southwest Colorado Red Cross will take place on Reservoir Hill and is open to all abilities. For more information, visit

At 7:30 p.m., the Holy Rollers will take the stage at Pope John Paul II Church for the benefit of the Catholic Food Bank. Dinner is available before the 6:30 p.m. mass, and dessert will be available at intermission.

This story was posted on August 16, 2013.