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Halloween fun a week away

Halloween treats, dancing in the halls; cookies, candies, hot dogs for all.

On Saturday Oct. 30, from 3-5 p.m.; just enter the Ross Aragon and watch the fun begin!

This is our seventh year running this fun event for the community. Please come and enjoy all the work your fellow Pagosians have put together, just for you.

Holy Water and Whiskey

On Nov. 19, the community center, in collaboration with Elation Center for the Arts, presents “Holy Water and Whiskey: An Evening of American Folk Music. “ This concert features an acoustic trio from Albuquerque that specializes in traditional and contemporary folk songs, cowboy songs, gospel and bluegrass.

More information on this special fund-raising evening will be forthcoming.

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees applications are available, space is limited. If you are unable to create a tree, please come and bid on a tree or two, or on the wonderful handmade items available on our silent auction tables, Dec. 3, 6 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

The trees will be on display for the public Dec. 2, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., and Dec. 3, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Free programs

Computer class. Becky Herman has begun a series of intermediate classes. Please contact Becky at, 264-2171 for class information. You must register to take classes.

Belly dancing classes. Instructor Carla Roberts has a beginning class for adults from 2-3:30 p.m., and an after school class for teenager’s age 12 to 17, from 3:30-5 p.m. All classes are free and require only comfortable clothing to stretch and move freely. Call Carla Roberts at 731-3117 for more information. Carla directs and choreographs for a local dance troupe going on its third year.

Pickleball. Pickleball is a game for all ages. It is a lot like tennis, except with less running. Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9 -11 a.m. to play. Teaching sessions are the same mornings at 8 a.m. All you need are tennis shoes and a willingness to have fun. Contact Sharon Athey, 731-1719, (480) 529-3748 or and Fran Brown, 884-3184 if you would like to play.

Tai Chi. No experience is necessary; join instructors Pam Kircher and Anna O’Reilly. Classes are Friday from 11 a.m.-noon. Please wear flat-soled shoes and bring water. Class is open to everyone.

Dance for Health. Wednesdays 10-11:30 a.m. Class is geared to the older adult, but we are open to everyone. Wear loose, comfortable clothing; bring a mat and large towel or throw, and let your inner dancer free!

Israeli dance class. Join Kim Hartfiel on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 7-9:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Bring water to drink. You can contact Kim at, 946-7285; e-mail

Scrapbook Club. On Nov. 13 and Dec. 4, Melissa and the ladies will be waiting for you. This is your chance to meet new people, learn new scrapbook ideas or just escape for the day and enjoy! Please be sure to join the ladies this season. Please call the office, 264-4152 for more information.

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

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

Pagosa Bridge. Mondays 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, contact the ,ommunity ,enter, 264-4152

Hoopsters. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. Join the guys for an hour or so of fun.

Morning yoga. The first Tuesday of each month is 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.


Thursday, Oct. 21 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; volleyball, 5-8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 22 — Pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11-noon; Duplicate Bridge, 12-4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 23 — TOPS meeting, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 24 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Oct. 25 — Pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m.; volleyball, 5-8 p.m.; community brainstorm, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 26 — CO Rural Water, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; PAMPO meeting, 11 a.m.-noon; Mah Jongg, 1-3 p.m.; volleyball, 5-8 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 27 — Access Health, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; computer class, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Dance for Health, 10-11:30 a.m.; belly dance class, 2-5 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; folk dance class, 7-9:30p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 28 — ASI Chili Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; San Juan River Project, 5-9 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