THURSDAY, MARCH 21March 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.Sales/Use Tax WorkshopNoon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 • Rifle Branch library Community Room (second floor) • 665-6449A chance to get instruction, guidance and assistance from the city of Rifle Sales Tax Department.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.Wii Bowling Challenge: Grumpy Old Men vs. The Gracious Ladies1 p.m. Thursday, March 21• Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCome learn what a Wii is, and then learn to bowl the modern way. It'll be the men against the ladies. Wii bowling is fun to watch, too.Art in the Stacks: Gail Zentmyer Artist Reception6 p.m. Thursday, March 21 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgGail Zentmyer has been a freelance photographer for 25 years. She spent 20 years traveling across the United States and Canada, taking photos. Zentmyer has also worked extensively with the Rifle Animal Shelter, photographing the animals for their yearly calendar.White Horse Inn Discussion Group6:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21 • Base Camp Caf, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on FacebookThe White Horse Inn is a facilitated forum to help Christians "know what you believe and why you believe it" through conversation. All are welcome for insightful and provocative discussion.FRIDAY, MARCH 22Project 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, call the library or go online to pre-register for this program and check each week's activities. Reel Readers6 p.m. Friday, March 22 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgRead "Sense and Sensibility" and join us to watch the movie. Dinner is planned, so call ahead and see what you can bring. SATURDAY, MARCH 23Financial Peace University1 - 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23 • Rifle Library • Free • 970-319-7057This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more. You will need to purchase materials.SUNDAY, MARCH 24Church 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. Third 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 25Where's Little Peep?Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgHelp us celebrate Easter and spring break by searching for Little Peep, the library's baby chick. If you find Little Peep anytime this week, tell a librarian, and win a prize.March Madness: Marble CountingMarch • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgCome to the library anytime in March, guess the correct numbers of marbles in our jar and win our cabin fever basket.Adult Jazz Dance Class8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 25 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • 625-5616Check out our new Adult Jazz class with Miss Jenny. All classes in March are free.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.Anime Club3 p.m. Monday, March 25 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgJoin us to talk about your favorites, get recommendations, and practice your drawing skills.Literacy Outreach Conversation Circlesin New Castle6 p.m. Mondays • New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main • Free • 945-5282New English-speaking residents are invited to practice their language skills.Ladies Bible Study7 p.m. Monday, March 25 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth 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 26Conquer 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. A small class size means more time for lots of practice with a skilled instructor. Class is limited to six participants.Literacy Outreach Conversation CircleVarious times every Tuesday • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and timesA 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. Make & Take Ornament Club1 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgThis month, the library features easy to cut and hand sew felt ornaments. Registration is required. 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, email@example.comMeals are prepared and served by volunteer groups. Celebrate Recovery6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 E. Railroad Ave., Rifle • 625-2511A program designed to help those struggling with a hurt, habit or hang-up by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through a recovery process.WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27Silt 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 987-3565Popcorn & A Movie1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgKids are invited to come for a matinee screening of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Dog Days." Popcorn will be served. 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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