Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2013 | PostIndependent.com

Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 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. 29

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. 29 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • artilluma.com, 625-5616

Join us for our back-to-school special: Four free Zumba classes with our new Zumba teacher.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

White River Trail Runners ATV Club

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 • Crabtree’s Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • Susan, 309-7042

We are a nonprofit, family-oriented club.

FRIDAY, AUG. 30


Cayton Ranger Station Open House

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 • Cayton Ranger Station: West Divide Creek, south of Silt • For map and directions, visit caytonrangerstation.org/map.php or call 625-6848.

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, AUG. 31

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.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

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, SEPT. 2

Libraries Closed For Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 2 • All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries

All branch libraries will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. The libraries will resume normal hours Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more at gcpld.org during the closure.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5


Fluoride varnish is “painted” onto teeth to help prevent cavities. No appointment necessary.

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 • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Minimal charge • 625-4862

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

Free Parent & Me Class

11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • artilluma.com, 625-5616

Free Play and Movement class for kids 5 & under and their parent or care provider.

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.

Advocate Safe House Project Support Group

6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 • Confidential location in Rifle • 945-2632

A free, confidential support group for women in current or past abusive relationships. Child care provided. Call for location and more information.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4

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, Sept. 4 • 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.

Rifle Lions Club

7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 • Rifle City Hall, 201 Railroad Ave. • 665-6405, rifleco.org

City Council meets tonight. Go online for an agenda, watch live on Rifle Community TV 10 or online at riflenow.org.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

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.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • 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. All are welcome.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

Astronomy for Everyone

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

This hands-on program is hosted by astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former NASA consultant. Following an indoor presentation, participants will go outdoors to view celestial objects in the night sky, such as the rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon and more.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

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, SEPT. 7

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.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

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, SEPT. 9

Go 2 Work Workshop

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College, 3695 Airport Road, Rifle • 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, Sept. 9 • 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 is open through Oct. 11 and participants will meet every other Monday. All submissions must be paperless.

The Good, The Bad and The Gross – Volcanic Edition

3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

This program is designed for 4th-6th graders and is 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 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, Sept. 9 • 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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • 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.


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