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Learn to trim hair, help buy computers

Come join the fun and learn to trim hair! Elizabeth Young from Finishing Touches Hair Salon will show you how to maintain your family and friends’ great hairstyles. Classes are limited to 20 and admission cost is $40, combs and clips included. Bring tools you use to trim your model’s hair to class. There will be professional scissors and capes for sale. Be sure your model’s hair is clean and product free.

A nonrefundable, 50-percent deposit is required at the time of registration. Class will be held on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. for female models only, and Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. for male models only.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Community Center to help purchase new computers. Please donate!

Free Programs

Tai Chi for Health. Tai Chi is a slow-moving exercise that improves balance and focus while decreasing stress and joint pain. Come join your friends and neighbors in learning how to listen to your body as you build your strength, confidence and flow. No experience is necessary.

Instructors Dr. Pam Kircher and Anna O’Reilly are accompanied by classical musician Paul Roberts in this experience of wholeness. Classes are on Friday from 11 a.m.-noon. Please wear flat-soled shoes and bring water. The class is open to everyone.

Dance for Health Class. Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. With this class, you can exercise mind, body and creativity while sharing in Karma’s love of dance. The class consists of a warm-up, followed by dancing and meditation. The use of yogic awareness and ballet/jazz/modern dance technique adds fun to create a full-body workout. Class is geared to the older adult, but we are open to everyone that wishes to participate. Wear loose, comfortable clothing; bring a mat and large towel or throw, and let your inner dancer free!

Beginning Computer Class. Garrett Stoll has started our beginning classes in the computer lab Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3-5 p.m. If you are interested in taking the class, please contact Garrett. No drop-ins, please. Contact Garrett at 398-0136.

Israeli Dance Class. Come join Kim Hartfiel on Wednesday, Aug. 18 and 25, 7-9:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Bring water to drink. You can contact Kim at 946-7285 or e-mail

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

Duplicate Bridge. Every Friday from 12-4 p.m. and Tuesday from 5:30-10 p.m. Call Stan at 731-2217 or e-mail Stan at

Pagosa Bridge. Mondays from12:30-4 p.m. Please call regarding Friday Bridge. For more information, please contact the Community Center at 264-4152.

Hoopsters. Tuesday and Thursday, 8-9 a.m. Summer — yes, that’s what I’m taking about. We have indoor courts, so come and join the fellas. For more information, call Larry at 731-3984 or 264-1024.

Morning Yoga. The first Tuesday of each month will be geared towards beginners with much individual instruction, but everyone is welcome at all classes. The following Tuesday will move more quickly. Tuesday 10-11:30 a.m. are class hours. Please bring a mat or towel. Come refresh, relax and rejuvenate at best spot in town.

Weight Watchers. Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Get a fresh start with Weight Watchers.


Thursday, Aug. 12 —Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Chimney Rock, 6-8 p.m.; Alpha Rockridge, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 13 — Friends of the Library, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.-Noon; Duplicate Bridge, 12-4 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 14 — Archuleta County Seniors Breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; Friends of the Library, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 15 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Aug. 16 — Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 17 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; Mah Jongg Club, 1-3 p.m.; TTC Meeting, 4-6 p.m.; TOPS Joint Planning Commission Workshop, 5-9 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 18 — Dance for Health, 10-11:30 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Folk Dance Class, 7-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 19 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; The Nature Conservancy, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; TOPS Lewis Street Meeting, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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

The Ross Aragon Community Center has the space your are looking for for those special events; weddings, baptisms, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings rehearsal dinners, company meetings, depositions, auctions, cooking classes, non-profit, personal/individual/private, and all your business needs. 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. and by appointment only on Saturday and Sunday.

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