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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 17-23, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

July 17-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17

6 & 10 a.m. • Rifle City Council of July 16

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Learning English at the LDS Church; 2001 American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Friday, July 18

6 & 10 a.m. • Learning English at the LDS Church; 2001 American Cancer Society Relay for Life

5 & 8 p.m. • Garfield County Commission of July 14

Saturday, July 19

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Rifle City Council of July 16

Sunday, July 20

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Symphony in the Valley of July 3

Monday, July 21

6 & 10 a.m. • Garfield County Commission of July 14

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • ArtillumA Dance Expo

Tuesday, July 22

6 & 10 a.m. • ArtillumA Dance Expo

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Rifle High School Choir POP! Concert

Wednesday, July 23

6 & 10 a.m. • Rifle High School Choir POP! Concert

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Bone Tree at Bookcliffs Arts Center

Contact Cable 10 at 665-6410, mchurchill@rifleco.org, located in Rifle City Hall, 202 Railroad Ave. For copies of programs, drop off DVDs in the basket across from the elevators on the main floor.

Editor’s note: Calendar items must be either typewritten, submitted by email to mail@citizentelegram.com or online at citizentelegram.com, click on “add your event” link on the calendar.

THURSDAY, July 17

Facebook Basics

9 a.m. Thursday, July 17 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training to adults and teens. Participants will learn how to set up an account, find friends and family, post status updates and photos, update settings and understand privacy basics. Class space limited to 5. To reserve a spot, call or stop by the branch.

Rifle Creek Museum

10 a.m. Thursdays • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Entry fee, depending on age • 625-4862

Visit 22 rooms of artifacts from Rifle and the local area that have been collected and preserved over the years. Also open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 10 a.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m. through the summer.

Denver Zoo

10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Participants will help Denver Zoo staff classify their critters through observations of unique characteristics that allow scientists to place animals into groups. Part of our Kids’ Summer Reading Program.

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.

Visit The Past

1 p.m. Thursdays • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • 618-4182

Enjoy a collection of furnished buildings showing how life was in the early 1900s. Tours can be provided or you can stroll through the park on your own. We can also be open for special events. Also open Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17 • 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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursdays • Garfield County Fairgrounds North Hall, Rifle • Free for young people 12-18 • 878-3286

FRIDAY, July 18

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.

Rifle Farmers Market

4 to 8 p.m. Fridays • Community Lot, West Second Street & Railroad Avenue, Rifle • riflefarmersmarket@gmail.com, (970) 404-1599, (970) 274-3078, on Facebook: Rifle Farmers Market

Enjoy a community gathering place where local farmers, producers and artisans offer fresh agricultural and craft products for sale. This week’s entertainment is one of Rifle’s favorites, Frog and Toad. Enjoy the sweet melodies of this folk Americana duo.

Movies Under The Stars

Dusk Friday, July 18 • On the lawn of the Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa • Free • 285-9480

Enjoy a screening of “Free Birds.” Face painting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Popcorn and soda available for sale.

SATURDAY, July 19

Picnic in The Park

Noon Saturdays through the summer • Beasley Park, 132 N. Parachute Ave., Parachute • Free • (970) 216-8682, 285-9870, gcpld.org

Children and teens up to 17 are invited to enjoy free lunches, games, stories, activities and more. Sponsored by Nutrition Network, Food Bank of the Rockies and the Grand Valley Methodist Church.

July Open Stage Night

7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 19 • Bookcliffs Arts Council, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • Free, donations accepted at the door

Local performers will sing, dance, play music, act, and much more on the outdoor stage (if weather permits). Audience seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by the Boomtown Players.

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, July 20

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

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.

Grand River Reformation Church

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

Children’s catechism class immediately following the morning service.

Congregational Church of the Valley

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

We offer a traditional service with a dynamic, interesting sermon by Pastor Randy Jorgensen.

MONDAY, July 21

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.

Parachute Soup Lunch

Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays • Grand Valley United Methodist Church, 132 Parachute Ave. • Free

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, July 21 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

All materials provided.

Monday Movie Night: “The Hobbit”

6:30 p.m. Monday, July 21, 28 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Join us for a screening of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13) and then the following week for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG-13) as part of our Adult Summer Reading Program. Relax, snack, watch the movie, then read the book.

Real Life Community Bible & Prayer

7 p.m. Mondays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., upstairs meeting room • Free • 625-3471

Coffee provided. Come join us to pray for our communities, lives and world.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

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

TUESDAY, July 22

Rifle Rotary Club

7 a.m. Tuesdays • Grand River Health, 501 Airport Road, Rifle (enter the rear of the building, first floor conference room) • riflerotary.com

Breakfast and a program.

Kiwanis Club Of Grand Valley/Parachute

7 a.m. Tuesdays • Parachute Branch Library community room, 244 Grand Valley Way

Coffee and program.

Do it Yourself Dubstep

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 22 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

4 p.m. Tuesday, July 22 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

These one-hour iPad composing seminars will consist of guided instruction and free reign on the GCPLD TabLab iPads. Part of the Teen Summer Reading Program.

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, July 23

Tail Tale Story Time

10 a.m. Wednesdays (June-August) • Rifle Animal Shelter, 0569 County Road 265 (Prefontaine Avenue across from Rifle High School) • Free for children 4-10 • 625-8808, rifleanimalshelter.org or their Facebook page.

Kids will read an animal-related book, meet some furry critters and discuss animal care.

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.

Senior Luncheons

11:30 a.m. Wednesdays • Parachute Valley Senior Center, 540 N. Parachute Ave. • $2.50 for those 60 and over, RSVP Mondays 9 a.m. to Noon @ 285-7216

Noon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565

Battlement Concerned Citizens

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa • Dave, 285-2263

Monthly meeting to discuss issues of concern to the Battlement Mesa community.

Pint Size Polkas

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Come and find out why polka music is the happiest music on the face of the earth with Uncle Mike’s “Pol-KABOOM!” Pint Size Polkas program. There’ll be singing, dancing, plenty of laughs, and a few trivia questions thrown in for good measure.

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.


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