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Plenty in store before the end of the year

We have a little less than three months before the end of the year.

I know some out there don’t want to hear it, but it’s coming ... and we can’t stop it.

So, to make this transition easy, take advantage of all the activities still ahead at the center before we reach 2010. Packed into the last three months of 2009 are some great opportunities in Pagosa Springs. So, get out there and enjoy what we have to offer.

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees is a wonderful holiday event.

The public is encouraged to view the trees until 5:30 p.m Thursday Dec. 3, and on Friday, Dec. 4 ,until 2 p.m.

Be sure to join us Dec. 4 for the live and silent auctions. The silent auction is a great way to get a start on your Christmas shopping.

Catered hors d’oeuvres will be served, and a cash bar will be available .

Admission to the auction is $10, and the doors open at 6 p.m.

Remember this may be the only auction in town where you can bid on items to benefit more than one of your favorite local nonprofit organizations. This is truly a fun evening.

Please call the center for more information, 264-4152.

Classes and groups

Computer Class. Classes are scheduled for Tuesdays, Oct. 13, 20 and 27 and Thursdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29. Becky Herman will be the instructor. Please contact the center if you are interested in classes, 264-4152.

Scrapbooking. Class has started for this season and two sessions remain: Oct. 10 and Nov. 14. The December date has not been selected. If you are interested in joining the class, contact Melissa at 731-1574 or 903-4289.

Cancer Support Group. Call Howard Gross, 264-5100.

Hoopsters. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. Call Larry at 731-3984 or 264-1024, for more information.

Morning yoga. Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge. Lessons start at 4:30 p.m Tuesdays and Thursdays. Regularly scheduled games are Tuesdays, 5:30-10 p.m., Fridays, 12:30-4 p.m. Please call Stan at 731-2217 with questions.

Pagosa Bridge. Mondays and Fridays, 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, contact the center, 264-4152

Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 8 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; White Cloud Initiative, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; computer class, 10-11:30 a.m.; C Team volleyball, 3:45-6 p.m.; Alateen, 5:30-6:60 p.m.; Chimney Rock, 6-8 p.m.; Alpha Rockridge, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9 — White Cloud Initiative, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.; Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 10 — White Cloud Initiative, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; scrapbooking, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Archuleta County Democratic Party chili dinner, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 11 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon; Non-Denominational Church, 4-5 p.m.; Wyndham Activities, 5:30-8 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 12 — Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.; C Team volleyball, 3:45-5:30 p.m.; cancer support group, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; computer class, 10-11:30 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; PSAAR, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; C Team volleyball, 3:45-5:30 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 14 — Weight Watchers, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; C Team volleyball, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 15 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Computer class, 10-11:30 a.m.; C Team volleyball, 3:45-5:30 p.m.; Alateen, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Our winter schedule went into effect Oct. 1 — 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Events can still be booked Monday through Sunday.

If you find you are in need of a clean, warm environment, you’ve found it at the center. The Ross Aragon Community Center has the space your are looking for — for 20, 40, 50, 90 or 500 people. Call 264-4152 or e-mail us at communitycenter@centurytel.net. Please call 264-4152 for additional information.

Facebook

It is now easy to find us on Facebook; simply go to Facebook and on their site search for “Pagosa Springs Community Center.” This will take you to our Wall which lists all our current/past events and photos. We encourage you to become a Fan of our site to receive automatic updates.