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September 26, 2012
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Calendar of Events - Sept. 27, 2012 to Oct. 3, 2012

Calendar items must be either typewritten, submitted by email to mail@citizentelegram.com, or online at www.citizentelegram.com, click on "Submit an Event" link on the home page calendar.THURSDAY, SEPT. 27Medicare 1019 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 • Grand River Hospital, Colorado River Room, 501 Airport Rd., Rifle • Free • 384-8744Presented by High Country RSVP, learn the basics about Medicare, such as how to enroll, eligibility, cost, savings programs and more. 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. Watershed Planning5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Sept. 27 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • (303) 204-4164New Middle Colorado River Watershed Partnership coordinator Laurie Rink will talk about the watershed planning process, selection of an organizational logo, and seek volunteer participation in developing a vision and management plan for the partnership.White River Trail Runners ATV Club7 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 • Crabtree's Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • (970) 309-7042We are a nonprofit, family oriented ATV club.FRIDAY, SEPT. 28Project 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 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. 29Grand Valley Sew and Sew Quilter's 6th Annual Quilt Show10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 • Battlement Mesa School House, Parachute •285-3438Grand Valley Sew and Sew Quilters' sixth annual Quilt Show Quilts will be on display in the school house and vintage quilts on display in the Glover Cabin. Also noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday.Niemann's Pumpkin Patch10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 • Niemann's Gardens, 6501 CR 214 (Peach Valley Road), New Castle • 984-3850Besides choosing and decorating their own pumpkin, children will enjoy climbing Straw Mountain, navigating the Straw Maze, taking a hayride, bobbing for apples, honing their skills at Pumpkin Golf, Pumpkin Basketball, Pumpkin Slalom, Pumpkin Ball Toss, Ring the Pumpkin and more. Hot grilled food, apple cider, popcorn and caramel apples available from the the New Castle Diner food booth. SUNDAY, SEPT. 30Grand Valley Sew and Sew Quilter's 6th Annual Quilt ShowNoon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 • Battlement Mesa School House, Parachute • 285-3438Grand Valley Sew and Sew Quilters' sixth annual Quilt Show Quilts will be on display in the school house and vintage quilts on display in the Glover Cabin. MONDAY, OCT. 1Libraries ClosedAll day Monday, Oct. 1 • All Garfield County Public Libraries • www.gcpld.orgAll six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed for a staff training day. Normal library hours will resume at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more online. Go 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.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.TUESDAY, OCT. 2Yoga for Everyone8 - 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 • Artilluma Dance, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • 970-260-6125Individuals of all ages and physical conditions are welcome to this carefully sequenced series of Yoga exercises designed to relieve stress, stretch and relax all parts of the body and improve flexibility, strength and overall health. Dental fluoride varnishes8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5Fluoride varnish is "painted" onto teeth to prevent cavities. No appointment necessary. Silt 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. Art in the Stacks Artist Reception6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgLocal artist Jen Sanborn's oil paintings are featured in her "Things that Matter" exhibit on display in the library's Colorado Room through October and November. Election Forum 20126 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 • Rifle City Hall, 202 Railroad Ave. • FreeThe Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Election Forum, moderated by Citizen Telegram Editor Mike McKibbin and KMTS News Director Ron Milhorn. Among the candidates and issues invited are: U.S. Representative District 3, State Senate District 8, Colorado House of Representatives District 57, Garfield County Commissioners, 9th Judicial District District Attorney, Garfield Legacy Project sales tax and City of Rifle water treatment plant sales tax.Advocate Safe House Project support group6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 • 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.WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3Silt Story Time10 a.m. Wednesdays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Wednesday.Toddler Time 10 a.m. Wednesdays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.org Story time designed just for toddlers, plus games, finger play and more. New Castle Senior LuncheonNoon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 North 4th 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.Rifle Lions Club7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Susan, 309-7042


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