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Calendar of Events - March 7-13, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 7March Madness: Marble CountingMarch • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCome to the Parachute Branch Library anytime in March and guess the correct numbers of marbles (without losing your marbles) in our jar and win our cabin fever basket.Rifle 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, MARCH 8Project 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.Free Science Classes for K-4 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 science classes taught by Re-2 teachers. 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. SUNDAY, MARCH 10Church Services9 a.m. (early service, including junior church), 10 a.m. Sunday School (all ages) 11 a.m. (late service, no children's service) Sundays • First Christian Church, 306 E. Third St., Rifle • 625-1419Pastor Dene Johnson. Call for other programs, meetings or information.Celebrate the Lord's Day10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sundays • Grand River Reformation Church, 101 W. 3rd St., Rifle • 948-4772 • www.grandriverurc.orgAll are invited to come hear the word of Christ. Children's catechism class immediately following the morning service.MONDAY, MARCH 11March Madness: Marble CountingMarch • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCome to the Parachute Branch Library anytime in March and guess the correct numbers of marbles (without losing your marbles) in our jar and win our cabin fever basket.Teen Tech WeekMonday, March 11, through Saturday, March 16 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgDon't miss Maker Lab Monday, Music Slam Tuesday, Game On Wednesday, Code Academy Thursday, and Film Friday! Programs will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and will start at 1 p.m. on Friday.Go 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.Bedtime Story Time6:30 p.m. Monday, March 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgEnjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack on the second Monday of each month. Ladies Bible Study7 p.m. Monday, March 11 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. 5th St., Rifle • FreeAll ladies are welcome. We are studying the book of Mark and meet on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.TUESDAY, MARCH 12Conquer Mouse Fear9 a.m. Tuesdays in February • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgLearn to love the mouse, the Internet, and your email. "Conquer Mouse Fear" provides a small class size and the opportunity for lots of practice with a skilled instructor. Reserve your space, the class is limited to six participants.Tackle it Tuesday10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCalling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrapbookers. We will have tables, irons, ironing boards and cutting mats all set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.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. Whatever Book Club4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.orgBring whatever book, manga, graphic novel, etc. you are currently reading and share your thoughts, opinions, and revelations. This book club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Snacks and refreshments provided.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, MARCH 13Silt 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. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Microsoft Excel I2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgThis is an advanced computer class for those people who have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Call to register.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.Bedtime Story Time6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgPut on your pajamas and come to the Rifle Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.


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