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October 31, 2012
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Calendar of Events - Nov. 1 - 7, 2012

THURSDAY, NOV. 1Garfield County Energy Advisory Board5:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • FreeBeginning at 5:30, a light meal and social time is provided. The discussion will kick off shortly after 6 p.m. The educational presentation this month will be about the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's statewide setbacks and aesthetic-noise control rulemaking, as well as water sampling and monitoring rulemaking.FRIDAY, NOV. 2Project Learn 5th Day Program8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays • Wamsley Elementary School, 225 E. 30th Ave., Rifle • $40 •, 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.Free Science Classes for K through Fourth-GradersK-2 Class: 12 p.m., 3-4 Class: 2:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 • New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 984-2346, 876-5500, 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgChildren are invited to come to these branch libraries every Friday afternoon for engaging science classes taught by Re-2 teachers and lots of fun. Each class will be limited to 25 students on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents are encouraged to call the library or go online to pre-register for this program. SATURDAY, NOV. 3Genealogy Boot Camp10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgGenealogist James K. Jeffrey will discuss how to use home sources and how to fill out pedigree charts and family group sheets. MONDAY, NOV. 5Ready 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.The Good, the Bad and the Gross goes to the Zoo10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, What eats lots of frozen mice? Discover what goes on behind the scene at the Denver Public Zoo. This program is designed for 4th-6th graders and is hands-on learning at its best. CMC Common Reader Author Talk7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 • Colorado Mountain College Rifle campus, 3695 Airport Road • Free • Colorado Book Award winner, "Ludlow," by Colorado's poet laureate, David Mason, is a novel in verse that chronicles the state's mining tragedy of 1914, bringing to life the epic story of a handful of immigrant mine workers. TUESDAY, NOV. 6Flu Clinic7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6 • Garfield County Fairgrounds (South Hall), 1001 Railroad Ave., RifleNo 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.Dental Fluoride Varnishes8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5Fluoride varnish is "painted" onto teeth to prevent cavities. No appointment necessary. Literacy 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. Dream Catcher Creations for Teens6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • Pre-register at 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgLearn how to make a Native American dream catcher. Materials will be provided. Advocate Safe House Project support group6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 • 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, NOV. 7Fire Truck Story Time10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgMeet local firemen, who will read some stories and a show and tell of their equipment, including their fire truck. If parents want, children can climb in the vehicle to check things out and get their picture taken.Toddler Time 10 a.m. Wednesdays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, 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 987-3565Electric Transmission Line Open House4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 • Rifle Public Library, 207 East Ave. • FreeThe Bureau of Land Management and Xcel Energy will host this meeting concerning a new proposed 230 kilovolt transmission line between Rifle and Parachute. The line would connect the Rifle Ute Substation, about 1.5 miles southeast of Rifle, with the Parachute Substation, about one mile northeast of Parachute, to help meet natural gas industry needs. Wii 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, Nov. 7 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Susan, 309-7042

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