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Festival of Trees application deadline extended

The Festival of Trees deadline for applications has been extended to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19.

If you are unable to create and present a tree, please come to the festival, 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3, and bid on a tree or two, or on the wonderful handmade items available on our silent auction tables

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.


On Nov. 19, the Ross Aragon Community Center, in collaboration with Elation Center for the Arts, presents “Holy Water and Whiskey: An Evening of American Folk Music” a concert featuring 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.

Free programs

Computer class. Becky Herman teaches intermediate computer class Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Please contact Becky at, 264-2171 for class information. You must register to take classes.

Pagosa Bridge. Monday’s 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, contact the community center, 264-4152.

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


Thursday, Nov. 4 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Society of American Foresters, 5-8 p.m.; SJOC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 5 — Pickelball, 8-11 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.-noon; Duplicate Bridge, 12-4 p.m.; ASI chili dinner, 5-8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 6 — Civic Club Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 7 — Grace Evangelical Free Church, 8:45 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Nov. 8 — Pickelball, 8-11 a.m.; Pagosa Bridge, 12:30-4 p.m. volleyball, 5-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 9 — Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 1-3 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5:30-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 10 — Pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; computer class, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Dance For Health, 10 a.m.; Ruritan Club, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; PAMPO, noon-1 p.m.; belly dance class, 2-5 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day breakfast, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; volleyball, 5-9 p.m.; Chimney Rock, 6-8 p.m.; Alpha Rockridge, 6:30-7:30 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