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Calendar of Events - Sept. 13, 2012

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13Volunteer Tutor Information Sessions10 - 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • 945-5282, literacyoutreach@rof.net, www.literacyoutreach.orgHelp is needed to teach basic literacy skills to adults including basic reading, writing and math to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak another language. Literacy Outreach is a non-profit providing individual tutoring for adults with low literacy skills.Clogging Dance Classes5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays • Apple Tree Community Room, New Castle • 970-379-05125 to 6 p.m. for ages 3.5 - to 7-years old; 6 to 7 p.m. for kids ages 8- and 9-years old. Classes are taught by a certified clogging instructor. FRIDAY, SEPT. 14Project Learn 5th Day Program8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays • Wamsley Elementary School, 225 E. 30th Ave., Rifle • $40 • www.rifleprojectlearn.com, registration forms at Rifle Dental Care, 1430 Railroad Ave. • (970) 319-9137Open to all K-5 students, weekly enrichment programs include music, brain games, mixed media art, outdoor activities, hands-on science, team building, language arts. Silt Library Book Brigade9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgVolunteers will form a "book brigade" to help move books by way of a hand-to-hand chain from the old library to the new library. All ages are welcome, and there will be flexible shifts, so it doesn't matter how long you can help. Silt Story Time10 a.m. Fridays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Friday.Popcorn & A Movie1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgDon't miss this screening of the movie "Hugo," based on the book "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick. This movie is recommended for kids in elementary school and up.SATURDAY, SEPT. 15Silt Library Book Brigade9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgVolunteers will form a "book brigade" to help move books by way of a hand-to-hand chain from the old library to the new library. All ages are welcome, and there will be flexible shifts, so it doesn't matter how long you can help. MONDAY, SEPT. 17Go 2 Work Workshop9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus • Free • 384-8523Resume assistance, career exploration, skill assessment/enhancement, and interviewing skills assistance are available. Prepare for your CareerReady Colorado Certificate. No preregistration is required.Hospice of the Valley Grief and Loss Support Groups5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 • Grand River Hospital in Rifle • 970-927-6650For anyone learning to live again after significant loss, grief support groups can be a dynamic and engaging way to learn what we can do when grief shows up in our lives.Jazz and Ballet Dance Classes5:45 to 7 p.m. Mondays • Apple Tree Community Room, New Castle • 970-379-0512Ballet for kids 5- to 10-years old from 6 to 7 p.m.; Jazz for kids 5- to 10-years old from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.; Jazz for adults from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.Teen Reads Book Club6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgThe Teen Reads Book Club this year is featuring Laurie Halse Anderson's "Speak," a powerful and beautifully written novel about a teenager who speaks out about a horrible crime and stands up for the wrong that has been done, even when her friends abandon her. The Teen Reads Book Club meets every third Monday of the month. Volunteer Tutor Information Session6 - 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • 945-5282, literacyoutreach@rof.net, www.literacyoutreach.orgHelp is needed to teach basic literacy skills to adults including basic reading, writing and math to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak another language. Literacy Outreach is a non-profit providing individual tutoring for adults with low literacy skills.TUESDAY, SEPT. 18Silt Historical Park OpenTuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m., through Oct. 31 • 8th and Orchard • Free, donations appreciated • 876-5801 to arrange toursLiteracy Outreach Conversation CircleVarious times every Tuesday • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and timesJoin a Literacy Outreach volunteer for Conversation Circle, a great way for adult English learners to practice their speaking skills in a safe environment. All speakers of other languages are welcome. Only English will be spoken. Advocate Safehouse Project Support Group6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 • Confidential location in Rifle • 945-2632 A free, confidential support group for women in current or past abusive relationships. Child care provided. Call for specific location and more information.Natural Gas Issues Discussion Forum7 - 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 • Silt Community Center • RSVP to Peggy Tibbetts, peggyt@siltnet.net, 876-2196Moderated by Tod Tibbetts, the first hour will be a citizen-led question and answer period with a guest panel of Garfield County citizens sharing their experiences with the natural gas industry. The second hour will feature invited county commissioners and their opponents sharing their positions on gas-related issues, followed by a question and answer session with audience members. This is not a debate, and is not affiliated with any organization or political party. This forum is sponsored by the citizens of western Garfield County.WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19New Castle Senior LuncheonNoon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Wii Wednesdays4 p.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgEvery Wednesday after school, teens from middle school and up are invited to join in for games on our Wii console and snacks.THURSDAY, SEPT. 20Clogging Dance Classes5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays • Apple Tree Community Room, New Castle • 970-379-05125 to 6 p.m. for ages 3.5 - to 7-years old; 6 to 7 p.m. for kids ages 8- and 9-years old. Classes are taught by a certified clogging instructor. Fifth Annual Grand Wine Affair 5 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 • Grand River Hospital's conference area, 501 Airport Road • Tickets $25 each or $45 per couple • 625-6423The Grand River Hospital District Volunteer Association presents wine tasting, hors d' oeuvres , live music and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Grand River Meals on Wheels program. Tickets available at the Grand River Caf, Choice Liquors and at the door. Sponsored in part by Choice Liquors and the Grand Valley Historical Society. Volunteer Tutor Information Session6 - 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • 945-5282, literacyoutreach@rof.net, www.literacyoutreach.orgHelp is needed to teach basic literacy skills to adults including basic reading, writing and math to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak another language. Literacy Outreach is a non-profit providing individual tutoring for adults with low literacy skills.FRIDAY, SEPT. 21Silt Story Time10 a.m., Fridays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Friday.SATURDAY, SEPT. 22Touch A Truck10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 • Metro Park (new location) • Free, but participants must register • 665-6570The Rifle Recreation Department's annual event is held this year in conjunction with the Rifle Fire Protection District's open house. Get a hands-on experience with all sorts of equipment, possibly including a helicopter, police cars, dump trucks, fire trucks, tractors and more. All ages welcome.Let's Twist Pinwheels Quilt Class10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • $15 • Registration is limited to 20 and is needed by Sept. 14 • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgNothing is better than being with friends, eating soup and delicious homemade brownies, and quilting. If you think this sounds fun, then join quilting instructor Judy Martens. We ask that no perfume or scents be worn.MONDAY, SEPT. 24Employer Discrimination Discussion9 - 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 24 • Colorado Mountain College in Rifle & Glenwood Springs • Free • RSVP by Friday, Sept. 21 • 945-8638 or 625-5627The Colorado Workforce Centers next free roundtable discussion for businesses will focus on employer discrimination, led by Ben Hase with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.


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