Calendar of Events – June 6-12, 2013
Editor’s note: Calendar items must be either typewritten, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or go online at citizentelegram.com, click on “submit an event” link on the calendar.
THURSDAY, JUNE 6
Rifle Story Time
10:30 a.m. Thursdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
Preschoolers and their accompanying adults are invited for fun, friends, stories, and more.
White Horse Inn Discussion Group
6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on Facebook
The White Horse Inn is a facilitated forum to help Christians to “know what you believe and why you believe it” through conversation.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
Silt Story Time
10 a.m. Fridays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
Enjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Friday.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
How-to Festival: Learn 20 Things in 2 Hours
10 a.m. Saturday, June 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Ever wonder how to grill the perfect ribs, arrange flowers or tie a fly? For bike enthusiasts, the day will begin at 9 a.m. at the Grand Valley Recreation Center, where we will ride the trail down to the library. Transportation provided back up the hill after the festival.
‘Remembering Rifle’ Debuts
1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East. Ave. • Free • 625-4862
Longtime resident John Scalzo will reminisce about earlier days in Rifle and the community he has taken pride in for many decades.
SUNDAY, JUNE 9
9 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 • 625-1419
Pastor Dene Johnson. Call for other programs, meetings or information.
Celebrate the Lord’s Day
10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sundays • Grand River Reformation Church, 101 W. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • grandriverurc.org
Children’s catechism class immediately following the morning service.
MONDAY, JUNE 10
Go 2 Work Workshop
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus, 3695 Airport Road • Free • 384-8523
Resume assistance, career exploration, skill assessment/enhancement, and interviewing skills assistance are available. Prepare for your CareerReady Colorado certificate. No preregistration required.
Story Time on the Road
11 a.m. Monday, June 10 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Story Time is going on the road to Clark’s Market, 71 Sipprelle Dr. in Battlement Mesa. Children of all ages, meet at the store.
Literacy Outreach Conversation Circles
6 p.m. Mondays • New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main • Free • 945-5282
New English-speaking residents are invited to practice their language skills.
Bedtime Story Time
6:30 p.m. Monday, June 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack on the second Monday of each month.
Ladies Bible Study
7 p.m. Monday, June 10 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free
All ladies are welcome. We are studying the book of Mark and meet on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11
Literacy Outreach Conversation Circle
Various times every Tuesday • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and times
A 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.
Creative Element: Human Board Game
1 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
Using various crafting supplies and some creative flair, you will make your own game square. Then, teens will join teams and compete as the game pieces. Prizes will be awarded in various categories.
2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Want to take paper folding to the next level? Teens are invited to learn how to make 3D origami.
4 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free but registration required • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Want to learn how to make your own hardware jewelry? What about your own toothpaste? Do you like duct tape? Join us to learn all that and more.
Whatever Book Club
4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org
Bring 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 Kitchen
5 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.com
Meals are prepared and served by volunteer groups.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
Silt Story Time
10 a.m. Wednesdays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
Enjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults every Wednesday.
10 a.m. Wednesdays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Story time just for toddlers, plus games, finger play and more.
Work it Wednesdays
10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Calling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrapbookers. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.
Rifle Story Time
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
Preschoolers and their accompanying adults are invited every Wednesday.
Play-Ground Theatre Company: The Green Scene
1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
Can SuperNatural, the world’s first organic superhero, and his sidekick, Sprout, use their positive energy to save the day from Toxic Waste’s Pollution Potion? Kids will also show off their knowledge in “The Green Game Show.”
New Castle Senior Luncheon
Noon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565
Computer Basics Class
2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
Hands-on training for adults. Pre-registration required.
4 p.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org
Every Wednesday after school, teens from middle school and up are invited to join in for games on our Wii console and snacks.
6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430E Railroad Ave., Rifle • 625-2511
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 Time
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
Put on your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.
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Carnival rides, best beard competitions, live music and so much more kick-off in Rifle this weekend.