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It’s a birthday brigade

Ballroom brilliance

Instructor Patricia Riggins brings her 25 years of professional dance experience to this dance course offered at the Avon Recreation Center. She will teach the fox trot, waltz, swing, cha cha, and the rumba during a 10-week class. Couples are recommended, but singles are welcome. It’s Sundays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., and the advanced session will be held on Sundays from 7:45 to 9 p.m. Sessions run through Nov. 24. It costs $90 per person or $165 per couple. Call 748-4060, 748-8293 or go to

God loves a Harley

The Eagle Valley Christian Academy (EVCA) is providing academic excellence for pre-K through 8th grade, and now wants to help provide automotive excellence. That’s why they’re raffling off a Harley-Davidson motorcycle FXSTC Softail Custom in creampuff condition ($17,000 value). Second prize is a vacation package at Big Horn Resort in Wyoming ($1,000 value), and third prize is for a custom piece of Alpine Gold Jewelry, Beaver Creek ($450 value). Tickets are being sold at the school on Highway 6 in Eagle-Vail (Vail Bible Church), the Minturn Market and various other venues. You can also get tickets by mailing a check or money order to EVCA, PO Box 1980, Avon, CO 81620.

Ticket prices are $30 for one or $150 for a six-pack. The drawing will be

held at the school on Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Yoga for breast cacer

Yoga for Athletes is donating proceeds from eight yoga classes during October to the Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group. The classes are being taught by instructors who are donating their time, and began Oct. 2. They continue at 5:45 p.m. each Wednesday and 9:15 a.m. each Friday. Classes are $17 and drop-ins are welcome. Yoga for Athletes is in Vail’s Crossroads Center. Call Libby Maio at 479-2929.

Ski Club Vail gets board

Ski Club Vail snowboard director Ben Boyd will be hosting a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Ski Club Vail building. All interested boarder-type people should call Ben at 390-3534, or 476-5119, or e-mail or Nathan park at

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