Tosho Con: A Fandom Festival
Tweens, teens and adults are invited to join in on the libraries’ own book, comic, movie, TV show, and gaming convention. Come geek out and celebrate your favorite fandoms. Events vary by branch, but include quidditch, LARPing, video games, cosplay contests, appearances by the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers, guest speakers, and more. Costumes are highly encouraged. Remaining events will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Silt Branch Library. For more information, visit http://www.gcpld.org.
A Garden Talk: Weeds and Pests
A talk on weeds and pests will be given by master gardeners Deb and Dieter Martin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Glenwood Community Gardens (adjacent to the Community Center).
Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
The city of Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 at the Centennial Park Stage. The remaining lineup, in order, is The Johnny O Band (July 19), Dry Hollow (July 26), The Caleb Dean Band (Aug. 2), Hell Roaring String Band (Aug. 9) and Wide Load (Aug. 16). The concerts are free, and food and drink will be available for sale.
The Silt Branch Library offers Spanish Storytime for children ages 3-6. This eight-week program will run through July 30. Stories, songs, and activities will explore camping and the outdoors. This program will be held on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 970-876-5500.
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Rifle Garfield County Airport officials issued a reminder that the Air Force Reserve is scheduled to conduct a special fuel operation training exercise at the airport Sept. 12 – 15.