THURSDAY, APRIL 4Rifle 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.Preschool/Kindergarten Open House5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 • Emmanuel Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • 625-4978 or 625-2369Parents interested in enrolling their children in our preschool or kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year are invited to visit.Energy Advisory Board Meeting5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-5915An update on the groundwater contamination leak north of Parachute is scheduled from a Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission representative. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. White Horse Inn Discussion Group6:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4 • Base Camp Caf, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on FacebookThe White Horse Inn is a facilitated forum to help Christians to "know what you believe and why you believe it" through conversation. All are welcome.FRIDAY, APRIL 5Project 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. Hazardous Waste Collection9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 5 • Garfield County Landfill on Anvil Points Road, 0075 County Road 246, near Rifle • 625-2516Also 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.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 Math 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 every Friday afternoon for engaging math classes taught by Re-2 teachers. Each class is 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. SATURDAY, APRIL 6Walk Through Watercolor10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6 • Out of the Woods Art Studio, 331 Main St., New Castle • $25; $30 if needing supplies • 948-3300Come create luminous blooms of vibrant color through basic watercolor methods. All levels welcome. Class size limited to 6 students.Financial Peace University1 - 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6 • Rifle Library • 970-319-7057This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more. Annual Hubbard Mesa Cleanup9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6 • Hubbard Mesa past the Fravert Reservoir • 970-366-2237Follow the signs to our parking area. Wear sturdy work boots and bring gloves. The Hi Country 4-Wheelers Jeep Club will provide a barbecue lunch.SUNDAY, APRIL 7Church 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.orgChildren's catechism class immediately following the morning service.MONDAY, APRIL 8Go 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 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.The Good, the Bad, and the Gross: Oil & Water Don't Mix3 p.m. Monday, April 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgDesigned for 4-6 graders and hands-on learning at its best. This program is limited to the first 15 participants who sign up by calling the library.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.Bedtime Story Time6:30 p.m. Monday, April 8 • 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, April 8 • 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, APRIL 9Email for Beginners9 a.m. Tuesdays in April • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.orgGmail is the email provider taught in this program. Call to reserve your seat.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. Speakers of other languages also welcome. Only English will be spoken. Tackle it Tuesday10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9 • 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. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.Whatever Book Club4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 • 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. 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, email@example.comMeals are prepared and served by volunteer groups. Volunteer Tutor Information Session5:30 p.m. April 9 • Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 9th St. • 945-5282, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.literacyoutreach.orgLiteracy Outreach needs help to teach basic literacy skills, such as basic reading, writing and math, to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak another language.WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10Silt 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. 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 every Wednesday.New Castle Senior LuncheonNoon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565Computer Basics Class2:30 p.m. Wednesday,April 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgHands-on training for adults the second Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration required. 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.Celebrate Recovery6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 E. Railroad Ave., Rifle • 625-2511Celebrate Recovery is a 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.Bedtime Story Time6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, www.gcpld.orgPut on your pajamas and enjoy stori
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