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Calendar of Events - Oct. 18-24, 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, OCT. 18Clogging 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, OCT. 19Project 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.org.Enjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Friday.SATURDAY, OCT. 20Flu Clinic10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 • Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • 625-5200, www.garfield-county.com.No appointment necessary. Adult flu shot or mist, $20; Child flu shot or mist, $10. Accepting Medicaid, Medicare B, CHP+, cash or check only please. Provided by Garfield County Public Health.Osage Gardens Farm & Greenhouse Tour10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 • 36730 River Frontage Road, between New Castle and Silt off I-70 • 876-5445See where your food comes from, learn about our organic growing practices and check out one of Colorado's most exciting farms. We operate year round so there's still plenty to see as we gear up for winter. Meet at the Farm Store for ongoing family-friendly tours.Fall FestivalNoon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 • Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St. Rifle • Free • 665-6574Live musical performances from Matt Skinner, Frog and Toad, Highlands Elementary School Choir and the Leonard Curry Trio; carve pumpkins, taste pies, join in on a hot dog eating contest, chop wood in a log splitting contest, enter your pooch in the annual doggie costume contest, enjoy food from Cowboy Joe's Catering and much more. If you would like to help, call Blair Bracken.Street Dance5 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 • New Ute Events Center, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle • FreeFood, vendors and performances by the Johnny O Band, Rock Ridge, ArtillumA Dance Co., Sol de Mexico and the Boom Town Players. Members of the New Ute Theater Society, or NUTS, will be there to answer questions about the event center, serve beer and popcorn.SUNDAY, OCT. 21Osage Gardens Farm & Greenhouse Tour10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 • 36730 River Frontage Road, between New Castle and Silt off I-70 • 876-5445See where your food comes from, learn about our organic growing practices and check out one of Colorado's most exciting farms. We operate year round so there's still plenty to see as we gear up for winter. Meet at the Farm Store for ongoing family-friendly tours.Symphony in the Valley4 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 • Rifle High School Auditorium • (970) 379-3803A Musical Collage featuring the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto. Symphony members Ruth Mollman, flute, and Elise Helmke, Harp. Also on the program will be the Dello Joio Scenes from the Louvre and Schubert Symphony No. 5.MONDAY, OCT. 22Ready to Read Story Time11 a.m. Mondays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgInteractive story time with Miss Michelle.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.TUESDAY, OCT. 23Silt 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. Laurie D. "What Can I Do?" Multimedia Environmental Concert7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 • Silt Public Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.org.This is a 60-75 minute educational keynote presentation featuring the photography of renowned John Fielder, Karl Snyder and the music of Billboard Magazine award recipient Laurie Dameron. Special guest speaker Marilyn Gleason.WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24Ladies Night Out - Mammogram Party7 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 • Grand River Hospital & Medical Center, 501 Airport Road, Rifle, Colorado • Andrea Maddalone, 625-6433Attendees will enjoy complimentary desserts, tasty hors d'oeuvres, relaxing chair massages, pampering manicures, cosmetic services and great company along with their mammogram. Other than the cost of the mammogram, Ladies' Night Out is completely free. Space is limited and reservations are required. Silt 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.


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