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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Jan. 23-29, 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, JAN. 23, 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.

Parachute Pix: Film Noir

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

Join us for Billy Wilder’s 1944 classic murder mystery “Double Indemnity.” Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

Youth Group

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

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, JAN. 24, 2014

Microsoft Windows 101

9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills and are new to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. Class space limited to 6, so reservations are encouraged.

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.

Soup and a Show

6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

January is National Soup Month, so the library staff will make their favorite soups and other goodies, and we will watch the film adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya’s controversial novel, “Bless Me, Ultima.”

Open Stage Night

7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 • Bookcliffs Art Center, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • $5 suggested donation • 625-3043, boomtownplayers@gmail.com

Actors, writers, singers, dancers, poets and musicians are welcome to practice, get feedback and network with other artists. Beginner and veteran artists encouraged to participate. Event open to performers and spectators of all ages. Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m.; set limited to 10 minutes. Each time slot is reserved on a “first come, first serve” basis. Performances must be appropriate for a general audience.

SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 2014

Money Mama

11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

An Alpine Bank representative will introduce families to basic financial concepts and money saving techniques. The first 20 registered children, ages 5-10, will receive a piggy bank.

58th Annual Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association Meeting and Banquet

Saturday, Jan. 25 • Grand River Conference Center, Rifle • $28, RSVP to Ginny Harrington by Jan. 21, (970) 318-0076

12:55 p.m. business meeting; 2:30 p.m. “High altitude disease,” Joseph Neary, Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University; 5:30 p.m. Happy Hour; 6:30 p.m. prime rib dinner. No one under 21 allowed after 5:30 p.m. 8 to 11 p.m., dancing to “Let Them Roar” (previously “All the Pretty Horses”).

SUNDAY, JAN. 26, 2014

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, JAN. 27, 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.

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.

Anime Club

3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

An anime and manga club for teens to read something new and make friends.

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.

Tea 101

6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Learn all about tea, where and how it is grown, how it is blended and dried; taste brews from different origins, learn about fair trade and the ecological significance behind this amazing beverage.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

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

Everyone welcome.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free


All ladies are welcome.

YouthZone Open House

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 • YouthZone Rifle office, 136 E. 12th St. • 945-9300, YouthZone.com

Area residents can learn more about being a mentor through the YouthZone Pals program.

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

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.

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, JAN. 29, 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 where friends are welcome but Creepers are not invited.

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.

Get Bowl-Ink’d!

7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 • Rifle Fireside Lanes, 0025 Highway 325 • 625-2231

A tattoo bowling league starts today and runs through April 16 for 12 weeks, every Wednesday night. Every week, a strike pot winner will receive a $200 voucher redeemable at Mountain Ink Tattoo in Glenwood Springs toward a tattoo of their choice.


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