Bookmark and Share

Keep your head down, it’s time for firearms training

We hope you have had the chance to get some outdoor work started or finished. We are still working on plants — that’s never ending, but it’s fun and they look fabulous.

A heads up: I’m taking my first shooting lessons. Yes we will be on a shooting range, and I will be wearing my glasses, but strange things have been know to happen even when safety has been put in place.

Fair warning.

Free programs

Computer classes. for the more advanced class, Yyou will need to know the basics of using the Web and a Windows operating system. The first class will cover some interesting websites you might not be aware of. These sites can organize your information, manage your finances, order a wake up call to any phone at any time, send a fax, manage a PC remotely, ect. Other topics will be discussed and decided upon at the first class session.

Some possible topics are PC security, home networks, word processing, spreadsheets, installing hardware and hardware drivers, OS cleanup, and of course, many others. Call Becky with your questions at 264-2171.

Beginning computer classes will begin in August and not July as stated last week. Garrett Stoll will be teaching the classes. The classes will comprehensively cover basic computer skills, including, program use, e-mail, internet, basic maintenance/troubleshooting, and others; Computer theory (how computers work), powering on and off, mouse/keyboard use, files/folders and organization, program theory/use, Internet theory/use (e-mail included), basic troubleshooting. You can contact Garrett at (970) 398-0136 for class information.

Israeli Dance Class. JoinKim Hartfiel on Wednesday, July 21 and 28, 7-9:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Bring water to drink. You can contact Kim at 946-7285, e-mail

Cancer Support Group. If you are interested in the group please call Howard Gross, 264-5100.

Bridge Foundation Class. Classes are July 21 and 28, from 6:30-8 p.m. For beginners and intermediate players.

Friday Duplicate Bridge. Fridays 12:30-4 p.m. and Tuesdays 5:30-10 p.m. Please call regarding Friday bridge. Call Stan at 731-2217 or e-mail him at to check if games are going to be held.

There will be a Bridge Tournament to Benefit the Archuleta County Ruritan Clubs, Dialysis Transportation Program. The tournament will be held on July 30, 12:30-4 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. Contact Stan Church at 731-2217 or 398-0156, or Michelle Jamison at 264-4152 if you would like to attend

Pagosa Bridge. Mondays 12:30-4 p.m. Call regarding Friday bridge. For more information, contact the community center, 264-4152

Hoopsters. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. We have indoor courts, so come and join the fellas. For more information call Larry at 731-3984 or 264-1024.

Morning Yoga. Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m. Bring a mat or towel. Refresh, relax and rejuvenate at the best spot in town.

If you have an idea of an activity you would like the community center to sponsor, please call264-4152 and ask for Michelle. We are always looking for new ideas


Thursday, July 15 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; TOPS, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 16 — Duplicate Bridge, noon-4 p.m.

Saturday, July 17 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Crowley Ranch, 10 a.m-2 p.m.

Sunday, July 18 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, July 19 — Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.

Tuesday, July 20 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; TTC meeting, 2-6 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21 — LPEA, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Wednesday Bridge Class, 6:30-8 p.m.; Israeli Folk Dance Class, 7-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 22 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Payne Auction Company, 8-10 p.m.

The Ross Aragon Community Center has the space your are looking for. We have reasonably-priced rooms to meet your event needs. Our rates range from $6 to $72 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 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The center is located at 451 Hot Springs Blvd. Phone 264-4152, e-mail: