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January 23, 2013
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Calendar of Events - Jan. 24-30, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 24Rifle Story Time10:30 a.m. Thursdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgPreschoolers and their accompanying adults are invited to attend for fun, friends, stories, and more.FRIDAY, JAN. 25Project 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. Drug/Alcohol Group9 a.m. to Noon Friday, Jan. 25 • YouthZone's Rifle office, 136 E. 12th St. • Free • 625-3141YouthZone will offer a one day drug/alcohol group for 5-8 graders. 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 Art Classes for K-Fourth GradersK-2 Class: Noon, 3-4 Class: 2:30 p.m., Fridays • New Castle Branch Library, 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 art 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 and check each week's activities. Reel Readers6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgRead "Sense and Sensibility" and then join us to watch the movie. Don't have time for the book? Come anyway, always plenty of chatter and food. Dinner is planned, so call ahead and see what you can bring. SATURDAY, JAN. 26Learn to Brew Your Own Beer1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, www.gcpld.orgThis Big Read event will be taught by a local award-winning home brewer and president of the High Altitude Mashers home brewing club and cover the creation of a popular beer style from start to finish sampling of a pre-made home-brew. All participants must be at least 21. There is a limit of 30 people. To register, call the Silt Branch Library.MONDAY, JAN. 28Go 2 Work Workshop9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus, 3695 Airport Road • 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.Ready 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.TUESDAY, JAN. 29Literacy 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. LIFT-UP Extended Table Soup Kitchen5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays • Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church in the Lovell Building, 200 E. Fourth St. (one block east of Railroad Avenue, corner of Fourth and East Streets.) • Free • 625-4496, liftup@sopris.netMeals are prepared and served by volunteer groups. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30Silt 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.Rifle Story Time10:30 a.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgPreschoolers and their accompanying adults are invited to attend for fun, friends, stories, and more.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 N. 4th St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Girls Circle Group4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 6 • YouthZone Rifle Office, 136 E. 12th St. • 625-3141 to sign up or more informationThe group is designed to help girls in grades 9-10 build self esteem, make connections with peers, counter trends of self doubt, promote healthy self expression through verbal sharing and creative activities.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.


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