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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Dec. 12-18, 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, DEC. 12



Northwest Colorado

Oil & Gas Forum

10 a.m. to Noon Thursday, December 12 • Colorado Mountain College, 3695 Airport Road, Rifle • Free

Matt Lepore, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, will report on the rule-making process to rewrite oil and gas spill reporting requirements. Plus updates on oil and gas activity.

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.

LIFT-UP Extended Table

Soup Kitchen

5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays • 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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursdays • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, DEC. 13

Silt Story Time

10 a.m. Fridays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

For kids and their accompanying adults.

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

Gift Wrapping Party

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Bring your own supplies or use those provided by the library.

SUNDAY, DEC. 15

Rifle Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot

9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 • Rifle High School • (970) 404-2099

For kids ages 8-13. Sign up at 9 a.m., the shoot starts at 10 a.m.

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.

Rifle Community Christmas Choirs

6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 • Rifle Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, on the corner of 16th and Birch Streets, Rifle • Free • Phebe King, (970) 274-8354, kingkristin7@gmail.com

All are welcome to help celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. After the program, enjoy potluck refreshments and a chance to socialize. We ask each participant to bring goodies to share.

MONDAY, DEC. 16

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, CareerReady Colorado certificate, skill assessment/enhancement and interviewing skills assistance. 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.

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.

Teen Reads Book Club

6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

This year’s book is Laurie Halse Anderson’s “Speak.”

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

Let your creative side shine. All materials provided.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Mondays • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

Literacy Outreach

Conversation Circle

Various times • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and times

New English-speaking residents are invited to practice their language skills.

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, Dec. 17 • Confidential location in Rifle • Free • 945-2632

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18

Silt Story Time

10 a.m. Wednesdays • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

For kids and their accompanying adults.

Toddler Time

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

For toddlers, 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.

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

Tech Night Table

6 p.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471

Get help to jump to the next level on any digital device. On-the-spot training and learn how to book a librarian for more help.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays • 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 City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 • Rifle City Hall, 201 Railroad Ave. • 665-6405, rifleco.org

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


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