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Many of the senior center's members and their families enjoyed an afternoon presentation by the Butterfly Pavilion. Lois Sebring is pictured with her grandsons and Michelle Rineck Zajicek admiring the beautiful butterfly display.

* Rural Area Meal Program, or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This includes individuals needing assistance due to physical, emotional, or social impairment. Please leave a message at 719-520-6471 with your name and phone number; we will return your call.

* Transportation - (By Appointment Only)

For seniors 60+ who live in the Fountain Valley area. Transportation provided to medical appointments, shopping, personal business, to the Center, special outings and other destinations in El Paso County. Call 520-6472 at least 48 hours in advance to make arrangements.


* Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sunday, July 23 at 1:10 p.m. Tickets $10, Transportation $15. *Waiting list after July 3.

* Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers: Sunday, August 20, at 1:10 p.m. Tickets $10, Transportation $15. * Waiting list after July 31.

* Hillside Gardens Concert: Wednesday, Aug. 2. Entrance fee is $7, Bus is $6. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 5 p.m. Food and beverages available for purchase at the venue bring chair/blanket for seating. *Registration ends on July 26.

* AFA Band concert in Woodland Park: Saturday, Aug. 12. Lunch prior at the Hungry Bear. No entrance fee, bus is $8. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 9:30 a.m.. *Registration ends July 31.

* Senior Safari at Pueblo Zoo: Wednesday, Sept. 6. Bus donation $11, entrance is FREE. Drinks, food, bingo and other activities. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 8:15 a.m. Registration ends Aug. 26.

* Ft. Logan: Monday, Aug. 14. Bus donation is $14. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 9:30 a.m. Lunch at restaurant of choice after. *Sign up no later than the Thursday prior.

* M Lazy C Ranch Chuck Wagon Dinner: Saturday, Sept. 16. Entrance fee is $44 and includes gratuity, chuck wagon, hayride, dinner (chicken or steak), entertainment and dancing. Bus donation is $10. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 5 p.m. *Waiting list after Aug. 25.

* Cripple Creek Gold Mine Tour with lunch: Saturday, Sept. 23. Bus donation $14, goldmine tour $20. Bus leaves St. Dominic's at 10 a.m. *Registration ends Sept.15

* Good Time Day Travelers next meetings will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 11 and Aug. 8

Other Activities

Sock Hop set for July 14

We will be having a Sock Hop from 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 14. Dennis Crosser will be providing the entertainment. Cost is $2.00 at the door. Hot dogs, soda and root beer floats will be served.

Beginning Line Dancing

Our Beginning Line dancing class will begin a new six-week session: The six-week session will cost $15 and will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. If interested call our office at 520-6470 or stop by the center.

Game Day!

Game Day at the FVSC! 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 15. Cost is $3 and this includes lunch and an afternoon of games and friends!

Senior Day at the County Fair

Karen Zajicek admiring the beautiful butterfly display.

County Fair Senior Day: Friday, July 21. Sign up at the FVSC office by Wednesday. Admission is $5, bus donation $11. The bus will leave FVSC at 9:30 a.m.

Volunteer Opportunities:

If interested in volunteering, call Diana or Kelly at 520-6470.

* The Meals on Wheels program always has a need for volunteers to serve as back-up help with this vital service.

* Our Board of Directors is seeking an attorney to be a member.

* Seeking volunteers to help in our front office on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Seeking volunteers for our Kittie Paster Thrift Shoppe.

* The Harmonizers Singing Group is looking for a Co-Director to assist the current Director, Sandy Franklin. Call 520-6470.


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