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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 22-28, 2013

Editor’s note: Calendar items must be either typewritten, submitted by email to mail@citizentelegram.com, or online at citizentelegram.com, click on “submit an event” link on the home page calendar.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

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 to attend for fun, friends, stories, and more.

Free Zumba at ArtillumA

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St. • artilluma.com or 625-5616

Join us for our Back to School special – four free Zumba classes with our new Zumba teacher!

Food For Thought, A Cookbook Club

6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

We pick the cookbook and you pick and make a recipe. For this first meeting, please bring your favorite cookbook, a recipe prepared from it, or your favorite dish of all time. Registration required for each meeting. Sign up at the front desk or call.

Hiroya Tsukamoto In Concert

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Combine North American folk music with Japanese roots and you’ve got Hiroya Tsukamoto, a one-of -a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

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.

Reel Readers

6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Read “Sense and Sensibility” and join us to watch the movie. Don’t have time for the book? Come anyway, dinner is planned, call ahead and see what you can bring.

A Visit With Jerusha Sipprelle

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 • Silt Historical Park, 707

Orchard Ave. • Free, but donations appreciated • 876-5801

Join us for a visit with Jerusha Sipprelle, portrayed by her granddaughter, Judith Hayward. Jerusha was a beloved pioneer who shared the best years of her life in giving strength and loving help to her neighbors in the Grand Valley during the early pioneer period of 1887-1930. Bring your lawn chairs and join us.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Explore Rifle’s History

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Minimal charge • 625-4862

Presenting and preserving the history of Rifle and the surrounding areas. Come listen to LaVerne “Bubbles” Starbuck from 1 to 3 p.m. as part of the museum’s monthly “Remembering Rifle” series.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Church Services

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.

Crossroads Baptist Church

10 a.m. Sundays • 719 Garden Lane, Rifle • 625-0680

Awana Youth Club also meets at this time.

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, AUG. 26

Go 2 Work Workshop

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College, 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.

Parachute Story Time

11 a.m. Mondays • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org.

Children of all ages are invited to enjoy fun stories, silly dances, new words and more.

Middle School Fiction Writing Contest

2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Writers in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in the 2013 Rocky Mountain PBS StoryMakers Fiction Writing Contest. The contest will be open through Oct. 11 and participants will meet every other Monday.

Anime Club

3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Do you love Manga and Anime? So do we! Join us to talk about your favorites, get recommendations, and practice your drawing skills.

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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 • 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, AUG. 27

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.

Explore Rifle’s History

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays through Oct. 31 • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Minimal charge • 625-4862

Presenting and preserving the history of Rifle and the surrounding area.

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave.• (970) 618-4182

This open air park presents a picture of life in Western Colorado in the early 1900s. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

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, liftup@sopris.net

Meals are prepared and served by volunteer groups.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

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.

Toddler Time

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.

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,

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

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 Railroad Ave., Rifle • Free • 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.


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