Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Dinner and Dance at community center

The Cinco de Mayo Celebration is a family affair this year, co-sponsored by the Spanish Fiesta Club, Guadalupanas and the community center.

The Cinco de Mayo Family Dinner, Dance, Fiesta will provide a dazzling evening of entertainment May 2, 5:30-11 p.m.

Guadalupanas will have delicious food for sale from 5:30-7 p.m. All proceeds from the sale of food will go directly to the Guadalupanas. Esmillas de la Tierra-Folklorico Traditional Dancers from Alamosa entertain from 6-7 p.m, and you can enjoy your meal with dance and song.

Then there is the evening dance, featuring Pagosa’s own Variety Express from 7-11 p.m. This is your chance to swing those hips, and dance the night away.

Tickets are available at the community center and Happy Trails. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and $2 for kids 12th grade and younger. Tickets do not include the price of food served at the Fiesta. We will have a cash bar, serving wine and beer.

Please come and join us for what will be a most excellent evening. Viva la Fiesta!

Arts and crafts show

For those out there that haven’t heard, we are having the arts and crafts show at the community center this year. It will be held on two days: Friday, May 15, 3-6 p.m and Saturday, May 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. We have space available, so come in and fill out an application.

We look forward to seeing you this year. For more information please call the center, 264-4152.

Blood drive

The Community Center and United Blood Services are joining together to hold a blood drive on Tuesday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. Call the center at 264-4152 to schedule your appointment. Find the hero in you — give blood three times a year.

Activities

Evening Swing Dance Class. April 20, 6-7 p.m. A five-week dancing course. Elizabeth Howey is the instructor; you can reach her by e-mail, ehladybug@yahoo.com.

The Power of Positive Thinking. If you interested in learning more about this course, call Michelle at 264-4152.

Evening yoga class. Monday and Wednesday, 5-6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call the center, 264-4152.

Mandarin Chinese. Classes will be held April 16, 23 and 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room. For more information, call Michelle, 264-4152.

Cancer Support Group. If you are interested in becoming part of a cancer support group, contact Howard Gross at 264-5100.

Preschooler’s playgroup. Thursday, 10 a.m-noon. Bring clean shoes with non-marking soles, as well as balls, ride-on toys and bikes with clean tires. A parent/guardian must stay with child/children, no drop-offs please. This is a great opportunity for both kids and their adults. Contact Gwen Taylor with questions or suggestions at 731-0305.

Couples and line dancing class. Monday, Couples, 9 a.m, line dancing, 10:15 a.m. Learn a new step or brush up on an old one.

Hoopsters. Tuesday, Thursday, 8-9 a.m. The group welcomes all. Call the center, 264-4152, or Larry at 731-3984 or 264-1024, for more information.

Morning yoga. Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. Bring a mat or thick towel, that’s all it takes!

Duplicate Bridge. Tuesday, 5:30-10 p.m; Friday, 12:30-4 p.m. If you haven’t made it to any of the games, you are missing out. All Duplicate Bridge enthusiasts are welcome. Call Stan, 731-2217 for more information.

Pagosa Bridge. Monday, Friday, 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, contact the center, 264-4152

Alateen. Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m in the East Conference room. If you need someone to talk to or have questions, please attend. Hope Walker is the instructor. Call the center if you have questions.

Men’s Open Gym Basketball. Fridays, noon–1:30 p.m. The gym is open to basketball play only.

Scrapbook Club. The Scrapbook Club meets on the second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m-3 p.m. in the NCR. The class is free to all. All participants are asked to bring some kind of snack or munchies to share, drinks are provided. Bring your own scrapbooking supplies — paper, adhesive, and any embellishments. Scheduled dates: are April 18, and May 9. Call Melissa Bailey at least one day in advance to let her know what items you may need or with any questions you have, 731-1574 after 4:30 p.m.

Calendar

Thursday, April 16 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m; TOPS men’s basketball, 5:30-10 p.m; Fort Lewis SBD-Leading Edge, 6-9 p.m; Alateen, 6:30-7:30 p.m; Mandarin Chinese class, 7-8:30 p.m.

Friday, April 17 — Duplicate Bridge 12:30-4 p.m; Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m; Brandon Baker-USANA, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 18 — San Juan Regional Rehab, 8 a.m-3 p.m; Scrapbook Club, 10 a.m-3:30 p.m; baby shower, 3:30-5:30 p.m; Seeds of Learning, 5-10 p.m.

Sunday, April 19 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45 a.m-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m-noon; Wyndham Activities, 6-8 p.m.

Monday, April 20 — Couples, line dancing class, 9-11:30 a.m; Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m; yoga, 5-6:30 p.m; Swing dance class, 6-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m; United Blood Drive, 10:30 a.m-2:30 p.m; TTC meeting, 4-6 p.m; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10 p.m; Archuleta School District basketball, 6-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22 — Weight Watchers, 5-6 p.m; yoga, 5-6:30 p.m; Colorado Mental Health, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 23 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m; Preschool playgroup, 10 a.m-noon; Archuleta School District basketball, 6-7:30 p.m; Fort Lewis SBD-Leading Edge, 6-9 p.m; Alateen, 6:30-7:30 p.m; Mandarin Chinese class, 7-8:30 p.m.

The community center is your location for special events, weddings, baptisms, birthdays, anniversaries, wedding rehearsal dinners, weddings, company meetings, depositions, auctions, cooking classes and all your business needs.

We have reasonably priced rooms — for 20, 40, 50, 90 or 500 people. Call 264-4152 or e-mail us at communitycenter@centurytel.net

We have new hours. 8 a.m-5:30 p.m Monday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. Saturday.