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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Dec. 5-11, 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. 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.

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.

Energy Advisory Board

6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Rifle Branch Library, second floor conference room • Free • 625-5905

An educational program on the Garfield County Phase III Hydrogeologic Study of the Mamm Creek area will be presented. Dinner is provided for meeting attendees at 5:30 p.m.

Parachute Pix: Film Noir

6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

“The Man Who Wasn’t There” is the Coen Brothers’ 21st century take on the film noir genre. This 2001 crime drama is rated R.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on Facebook

A facilitated forum to help Christians to “know what you believe and why you believe it” through conversation.

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Email 101

9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills, some internet experience. Class size is limited, contact the library to reserve your spot.

Silt Story Time

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

For kids and their accompanying adults.

Holiday Choral Festival

7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 • Rifle High School • $10 adults, $5 ages 3-18, $30 families, music students free • sitv.org or 618-8264

Featuring Symphony in the Valley and over 100 local singers in a first-ever collaboration with choirs from area high schools, plus the Colorado Mesa University Chamber Choir.

Out of Bounds Art Exhibit

6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

“Rifle Shots Dare to Go… Out of Bounds” art exhibit is from a group of friends and artists brought together by photography.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Gingerbread Gift House

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • Rifle United Methodist-Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Fourth St. • 625-1603

Gift shopping for stocking stuffers and handcrafted and unique gifts. Select from a variety of cookies at our cookie walk.

Annual New Castle Holiday Craft Fair

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • New Castle Senior Housing Activity Center • 984-2088

Shop Santa’s sleigh for handmade unique gifts, including Broncos stuff, sale and clearance table. Follow the yellow signs.

Craft Extravaganza

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Crafts, treats, caroling, an old fashioned horse-drawn hay ride and create a special ornament to help decorate the library Christmas tree.

Disc-A-Palooza

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • 625-3471, gcpld.org

For $2 each, get your Blu Ray, game and computer discs repaired and resurfaced. First come, first served.

Christmas Tea

11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Bring your favorite teacup and join us for Christmas music, crafts and more. Children 10 and up welcome.

Cookie and Recipe Exchange

1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Come share your favorite cookies and recipes.

SUNDAY, DEC. 8

Early Library Closure

4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • 625-3471, gcpld.org

The Rifle Branch Library will close early so employees may gather for a holiday reception.

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

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.

Author Visit & Potluck of the World

6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Polly Letofsky, author of “3 mph: The Adventures of One Woman’s Journey Around the World,” left Vail in 2001 to trek across four continents on foot, promote breast cancer awareness and become the first woman to walk around the world.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack.

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

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.

Email 101

3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills, some internet experience. Class size is limited, contact the library to reserve your spot.

Whatever Book Club

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 • 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, liftup@sopris.net

Meals are prepared and served by volunteer groups.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11

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

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

For preschoolers and their accompanying adults.

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, Dec. 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Training for adults. Preregistration required.

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. There will be 10-15 minute training and you can book a librarian for extended personal tech training.

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.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 • 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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