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Iron Ladies Golf League

The Iron Ladies 9 hole Golf League is looking for new members to join the 26-member league.

The purpose is recreation, socializing and assisting in the development of skills and knowledge of the golf game.

The league plays through October on Tuesday mornings.  

For more information, call Molly, 372-6847 or Denise, 547-0424. 

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Neighborhood Crime website

The Pueblo West Neighborhood Crime Watch has a new website that details meeting information and upcoming events.

The website is at the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office page at www.sheriff.co.pueblo.co.us/, then click on the Neighborhood Watch.

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Ladies Auxiliary meetings slated

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5812 of Pueblo West will meet every first Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 127 E Spaulding Ave.

Membership requirements can be picked at the VFW Post 5812 or you can call 719-547-2770 for more information. All family members of a qualified veteran are encouraged to join one of these auxiliaries to help ensure the continued support of the programs that help veterans receive the Aid and Benefits they are entitled to receive.

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Men’s auxiliary meetings set

The newly formed Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at the VFW, 127 E. Spaulding Ave.

Membership in the men’s auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars shall be limited to husbands, widowers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, grandsons, brothers, half-brothers who attaines that status prior to age 16 or persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

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VFW meeting changes time

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5812 of Pueblo West have changed their meeting day and time to the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the VFW hall located at 127 E. Spaulding Ave. in Pueblo West.

All qualified veterans are invited to join and take part in helping fellow vets and enriching our Pueblo West community.

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Bingo comes

to the VFW

The VFW Post 5812 now is offering Progressive Bingo on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

The doors will open at 10 a.m. and Bingo will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Bingo will be held in the back hall of the VFW Post 5812, 127 E. Spaulding Ave.

A limited lunch menu will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call 547-2770.

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Third Thursday moves to Friday

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5812 will be moving the third Thursday dinner to the fourth Friday, beginning April 25. The dinners are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the VFW, 127 E. Spaulding Ave., in Pueblo West.

The menus vary each month, as well as price.

The public is welcome.

All meals go toward projects supported by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for veterans.

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Al-Anon family group starts

A second Al-Anon family group has started in Pueblo West.

The group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. every Sunday at SonRise Church, 421 E. Spaulding Ave, Room 115.

For more information, call 547-9589.

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Civil Air Patrol meetings set

The Civil Air Patrol — Pueblo Eagles Composite Squadron, meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Colorado National Guard Armory, 1215 Acero St., in Pueblo.

The meetings are for youth ages 12 to 18 and adults.

For more information, call Captain Shad Brown at 250-0887 or click on the website at www.puebloeagles.us

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Horseshoe lodge

The HORSESHOE LODGE at Mountain Park Environmental Center Experience the quiet peace of Nature in the newly renovated lodge that offers beautiful and comfortable accommodations for a wonderful night’s sleep.

You can easily book a room on-line by going to www.hikeandlearn.org and click Book one of our Rooms.

Also available for Group Retreats.

For group rates, information, or to schedule a group rental, call 719-485-4444 or email guestrealtions@hikeandlearn.org.

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Horse 4-H program

The Pueblo West Twisters horse group are looking for new members for the upcoming 4-H year.

Kids ages 8-18 that would like to participate with a horse project are encouraged to join us.

For more information, contact Ammie Thomas at 225-9961 or ammie@ammiethomas.com

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Flow style yoga

Register to Aug. 1 for the next session of yoga for $27.

Held on Tuesdays for four weeks from 6 to 7 p.m. to Aug. 26 at the Memorial Recreation Building.

Come and enjoy this relaxing, toning, and flexibility improving class and meet new friends too. Students will need to bring a yoga mat.

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Learning skills workshop

Register the week of July 14 for a new skills workshop program for kids ages Pre-K to 6th grade for $12.

The program is headed by a school counselor that will lead the workshops in age appropriate skills for learning, emotional management, and being assertive.

The two-day workshop is held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 30 for grades pre-k and first grade, at 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for second through fourth grade and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for fifth and sixth grade.

The skills children learn will increase their academic achievement and social success.

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Job opportunity

The Pueblo West Parks and Recreation is looking for a children’s dance instructor and also a part-time teacher that can run a pre-school like format children’s program.

If interested, call the parks office at 547-7400.

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Kids clay

Get ready for a Friday afternoon kids clay class for ages 7-14 years old.

Designed to introduce clay to the beginning students, the program is for three weeks, Aug. 22 from 3 to 4 p.m.

The program fee is $48 which includes all materials needed for the weekly projects.

A max of seven students will be taken.

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August Walk Your Dog Hike

The Mountain Park Environmental Center’s Walk Your Dog Hike for all you hikers who want to bring your dog along, with the added bonus of healthy treats for your pooch, will be at 9 a.m. Aug. 23.

Dogs must be leashed.

The following is a list of events that can be found at the Pueblo West Library:

Book clubs

• Pueblo West Book Club

Monday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m., The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

• The Pueblo West Mystery Book Club

Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

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Computer classes

Dr. Gerry Burgess has a wealth of knowledge and experience teaching computers. Preregistration is required. Students may register at the public desk at the Pueblo West Library or by calling 563-5664. Students may bring their own laptop computer if desired; otherwise a laptop will be provided for the class.

• Picassa: Photo Editing*

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 10-11:30 a.m.

*required: bring own computer with Picassa and photographs on it.

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Senior classes

• Know the 10 Signs — Early Detection Matters Alzheimer’s talk

Thursday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m., Rawlings, Bret Kelly Room A

Ann Carter, Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association, will lead a class on understanding the warning signs that may be symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. This class will help people to understand the importance of visiting their doctor early for an assessment which can rule out treatable conditions that may be the cause of these symptoms. Early diagnosis helps with legal and financial planning, care options and treatment, and the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

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Kids events

• Mesa Junction Kid’s Parade

Saturday, Aug. 30, Rawlings, courtyard

7-10 a.m. Pancake breakfast

8 a.m. - Pre-parade activities

11 a.m. - Kid’s dance party

Join us before the Mesa Junction Kid’s Parade for some fun activities, including tile painting from the Fire Playce, for all ages in the intersection of Colorado and Abriendo Avenues!  Then stick around for a Kid’s Dance Party in the Rawlings Library courtyard!

• Anime Club

Thursdays, 21

6 p.m., Pueblo West

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