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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Feb. 27-March 5, 2014

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, FEB. 27, 2014



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 • Garfield County Fairgrounds North Hall, Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

White River Trail Runners ATV Club

7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 • Crabtree’s Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • Susan, 309-7042

We are a nonprofit, family-oriented club.

FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014

Silt Story Time

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

For kids and their accompanying adults.

Reading Buddies

Noon and 1 p.m. Fridays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Teenage volunteers paired with K-4 grade students who’d like to learn to read or practice their reading.

SATURDAY, march 1, 2014

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash

10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

We will honor author Dr. Seuss with cupcakes, crafts, and a reading of “Horton Hears a Who,” followed by a screening of the movie.

iPad Club

1 p.m. Saturday, March 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

For anyone who received a new iPad or is looking to take their skills to the next level. For all ages and levels.

9 Pin No Tap Bowling

7 p.m. Saturdays • Rifle Fireside Lanes, 23 Colorado Highway 325, Rifle • 625-2231

Every Saturday night, new bowlers welcome. Guidelines: $15 buy-in, 3 games, use or establish handicap, (shoes not included.) Have a chance at winning a strike pot, high game and high game series. This is not a league, no commitment necessary.

SUNDAY, march 2, 2014

First Christian Church

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 • 306 E. Third St., Rifle • 625-1419

Crossroads Baptist Church

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

Grand River Reformation Church

10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sundays • 101 W. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • grandriverurc.org

Congregational Church of the Valley

10:30 a.m. Sundays • 289 N. First St., Silt • Free • jorgenjars@hotmail.com, 876-2648

MONDAY, march 3, 2014

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.

Commodities Pick-up at LIFT-UP

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 3 • Parachute pantry, 201 E. First St. • 625-4496

Those eligible to receive U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities through LIFT-UP in 2014 can do so today. The food pantry will be closed for all other services.

3rd Annual Green Ham & Eggs Breakfast

10:30 a.m. Monday, March 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, The Cat in the Hat invites kids to join him for a reading of “Green Eggs and Ham,” photos with The Cat and a delicious breakfast.

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 Circle

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.

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 3 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

All materials provided.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

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

TUESDAY, march 4, 2014

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5


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

Digi-tots Playtime

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 4 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Parents can learn how to engage their child through technology by reading a digital storybook together, sing songs and explore a variety of apps and games that help develop early literacy skills. For families with children ages 2-5. Reservations required for up to eight families, limited number of tablets available.

Literacy Outreach Conversation Circle

Various times every Tuesday • 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.

Computer Basics 101

3 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults new to computers. Class size is limited to five, so reservations are suggested.

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, March 4 • 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, march 5, 2014

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

Story time 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

W.o.W.

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

Wig Out Wednesdays meets Minecraft at a weekly challenge.

Rifle Lions Club

7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 • 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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