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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Jan. 9-15, 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. 9, 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: Independent Film

6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

The 2013 Academy Award-winning documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” is an international journey of music and inspiration.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772

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

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, JAN. 10, 2014

Computer and Mouse Skills 101

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

Hands-on training for adults who are new to computers and get your computer questions answered by our tech experts. Class space limited to 6, so RSVP.

Silt Story Time

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

For kids and their accompanying adults.

Music Jam

7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 • Burning Mountain Fire Station, 611 Main St., Silt • Donations appreciated • Louis Fenno, 876-2976

Acoustic, old country, bluegrass, gospel. Refreshments provided.

SATURDAY, JAN. 11, 2014

Health and Fitness 101

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

Hear a variety of speakers and activities for all ages: Kim Whelan, Grand Valley cross country and track coach, will discuss lifestyle fitness at 9 a.m.; doctors from Grand River Health present “Health Fads/Hoaxes- What’s True and What’s Not?”at 10 a.m.; enjoy a healthy lunch prepared by library staff at 11 a.m. (must be pre-registered to attend lunch); and Michelle Hosack, registered dietitian, will demonstrate “Healthy in a Hurry” recipes at 11:30 a.m.

99 Years Young

1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 • 426 E. Fourth St., Rifle • Free

Pearl Duncanson of Rifle turned 99 years of age on Thursday, Jan. 9. An open house will be held at her house, no gifts, but visits and cards would be greatly appreciated.

SUNDAY, JAN. 12, 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.

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. 13, 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, Jan. 13 • Rifle pantry, 800 Railroad Ave. • 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.

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.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.

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. 13 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free


All ladies are welcome.

TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 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.

Whatever Book Club

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 • 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, JAN. 15, 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

Volunteer Tutor Information Session

6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave.• Free • 945-5282, literacyoutreach.org

Literacy Outreach is a nonprofit providing individual tutoring for adults with low literacy skills. Help is needed to teach basic literacy skills to adults, including basic reading, writing and math to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak another language.

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.

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 • 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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