Senior Center offers pot luck Friday

ALAMOSA — Things are sure exciting these days. We are in the process of installing new carpet and laminate flooring.

\Needless to say, there has been some disruption in our daily activities but we’re thankful for everyone’s patience. It is going to be beautiful.

For those of you planning to attend the baked potato potluck on Friday please call ahead at 719-589-3277 as we may need to postpone it due to the flooring upgrade.

The kitchen staff from South Central are having a great time preparing a fun day for everyone on November 1. They are celebrating the traditional Dia de los Muertos with DJ Efrem Ortiz and Shariffa, a Belly Dance artist.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. Frito Pie is on the menu. Make sure to sign up at least a week ahead of time if you would like to eat lunch!

The following weekly activities are for all seniors whether you are a member or not. Please stop by and join us.

All classes are free unless otherwise noted. If you have suggestions for a new class or group, please let us know and be sure to call with any questions or concerns.

w Billiards Play.

w Coffee social hour at 8:30 am.

wPuzzle construction.

w M, W & F Strong Bones at 9:30 am. Participants enjoy many health benefits such as; improved bone density, reduction of falls, improved flexibility, and increased strength. You are welcome to join at any time!

w Dime Bingo, Monday -Thursdays from 1 p.m.-3 pm. Free to members. $2 fee for non-members.

w Tai Chi with Lyn Johnson Wednesday mornings at 8:30 am. Monday evenings are on hold until April.

w Free 5 point ear acupuncture conducted by Rick Wertz each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for veterans and seniors 50 and over. Those who participate note less stress and anxiety and better sleep.

w Sewing Group (includes knitting, crocheting, quilting (and anything you want to work on) meets each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and the Mah Jongg (come and learn if you aren’t familiar with the game). group at 1p.m..

w Art class with Rosi Myers meets on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Each class will offer something new. You may join in at any time. Everyone is an artist, so drop by and have fun being creative. We may be having an art show at the hospital in February, so be thinking about entering your creations. The only stipulation is that it must be able to be displayed on a wall. Please call the Center if you are interested or drop by class on a Thursday.

w Dominoes -—Fridays at 12:30 p.m.

w Daily transportation is available for seniors 60 and over within Alamosa City limits between 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Please call ahead at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride for doctor visits, grocery shopping, dining and participating in events at the Center. Transportation is limited to passengers with a permanent residence. We do not transport to or from shelters, hotels, treatment centers.

w If you are not yet a member, please consider joining us. Seniors age 50 and over are eligible for membership. Regular annual membership is $30 per person or for an Ambassador membership $100 per person. Members receive a monthly newsletter with a calendar of events, timely information, challenging activities and lunch menu. We are located at 92 Colorado Ave. in Alamosa adjacent to Cole Park. Hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 719-589-3277.


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