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By Traci Bishop
The ninth annual Halloween Carnival is scheduled for Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., at the Ross Aragon Community Center.
This is a free event for all families.
Hot dogs, games, candy, cake walk and a costume contest are all happening that night.
Currently, the Ross Aragon Community Center is looking for candy donations, as well as volunteers to come to the center on Halloween and help make this event spooktacular.
2012 Festival of Trees
We are accepting applications from those wanting to sponsor a tree — with proceeds going to the local non-profit of your choice.
Come by the center today to sign up.
If you would like to help, but are not sure how, this is a great opportunity to support local organizations. We have a list of non-profits for you to choose from.
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.
Tai Chi. No experience is necessary. Join instructors Pam Kircher and Anna O’Reilly. Classes are Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Please wear flat-soled shoes and bring water. Class is open to everyone.
Duplicate Bridge. Tuesday, 5:30-10 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Call Stan, 731-2217, or e-mail Stan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pagosa Bridge 4 Fun. Mondays, 12:30-4 p.m. For more information contact the Community Center, 264-4152
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.
Dulcimer. The dulcimer is an entry folk instrument, not as difficult as the guitar to learn. If you would like to learn to play this instrument come to the center on Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. Call the center for information at 264-4152.
Belly dancing. A pleasant aerobic exercise, dancing brings well-known benefits, such as reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, weight control and more. Belly dance helps develop muscle control and isolation, graceful arms and body, and conditioning from head to toe. Join Carla Robert on Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Call the center for information, 264-4152.
Israeli folk dance: Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Learn this unique type of dance and have a great time while getting exercise. All experience levels welcome. Call Kim Hartfiel if you have questions, 946-7285.
Thursday, Oct. 11: No community center programs.
Friday, Oct. 12: No community center programs.
Saturday, Oct. 13: Scrapbooking 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14: Grace Evangelical Free Church, 7:30 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.
Monday, Oct. 15: Pickleball, 8-10 a.m.; Pagosa Bridge 4 Fun, 12:30-4 p.m.; volleyball, 5-9 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 16: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 1-3 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5-10 p.m.; volleyball, 5-9 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 17: Pickleball, 8-10 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m -noon; belly dancing, 12-1:30 p.m.; dulcimer, 3-4 p.m.; volleyball, 5-9 p.m.; Israeli folk dance, 6:30-8 p.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 email@example.com.
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