Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 24-30, 2014 | PostIndependent.com

Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 24-30, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

July 24-30, 2014

Thursday, July 24

6 & 10 a.m. • Bone Tree at Bookcliffs Arts Center

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Aman Sircus, Yo-Yo Master

Friday, July 25

6 & 10 a.m. • Aman Sircus, Yo-Yo Master

5 & 8 p.m. • Garfield County Commission of July 21

Saturday, July 26

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Western Slope Stompers

Sunday, July 27

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Rifle Community Foundation Grant Awards

Monday, July 28

6 & 10 a.m. • Garfield County Commission of July 21

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Tuesday, July 29

6 & 10 a.m. • American Cancer Society Relay for Life

7 p.m. • Rifle Planning Commission Live on Cable & RifleNOW.org

Wednesday, July 30

6 & 10 a.m. • Rifle Planning Commission of July 29

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Re-2 Retirees Video; Rifle High School Band Concert

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 24

Google Maker Camp

All day though Aug. 15 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

The Parachute Branch Library and Grand Valley Recreation Center (398 Arroyo Dr.) will host Google’s Maker Camp this summer for teens ages 13-18. Come to either of these locations anytime this summer to create projects, attend virtual “field trips” and learn how to connect with other artists and inventors throughout the world on Google+.

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

9 a.m. Thursday, July 24 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults with some internet experience and ready to learn about Microsoft Word 2013. Class space limited to 5. To reserve your spot, stop by the branch or call.

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.

Pint Size Polkas

10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

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.

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. Thursday, July 24 • 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. Also open Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Do it Yourself Dubstep

4 p.m. Thursday, July 24 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

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

Fake Vacation Photos

5 p.m. Thursday, July 24 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Take a picture in front of our green screen to create a vacation photo you can print out and brag to all your friends about.

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.

Hilltop Summer Music Series

6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24 • Bookcliffs Arts Center, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Free • bookcliffsartscenter.org

Featuring the Valle Musico, Latin jazz/classical guitar. Bring lawn chairs, a picnic basket and beverage of choice.

FRIDAY, July 25

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

Local farmers, producers and artisans offer fresh agricultural and craft products for sale. This week’s entertainment is Dwight Ferran, playing acoustic, original solo instrumental arrangements of many classic tunes from the ‘50s through the ‘80s.

Concert In The Park

7 p.m. Friday, July 2 • Rifle’s Centennial Park • Free

Enjoy the country western melodies of the Caleb Dean Band. Caleb Dean is a singer/songwriter, born in Indiana and raised in Glenwood Springs. Food available for purchase and free mini golf for the kids.

SATURDAY, July 26

ToshoCon

10 a.m. Saturday, July 26 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Enjoy music, games, trivia, cosplay instruction and contest and prizes. This is an all ages event and registration is not required. Call the library for costume rules and more information.

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.

The Life Of The Railroad Gandy Dancer

7 p.m. Saturday, July 26 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • Free, donations appreciated • (970) 618-4182, silthistoricalpark.com

Explore the life and livelihood of the people who built some of the railroads in the mountains of Colorado in a first person presentation by Sean “Paddy” Adams, AKA Pat Thrasher. Bring your lawn chair, tour our park as you listen to the music of the Porch Pickers.

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.

Mars, Saturn & The Milky Way

9 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 26 • Rifle Gap State Park, 5775 Colorado Highway 325, Rifle • Free, except for $7 state park entrance fee

Come join the knowledgeable and interesting folks from the Western Slope Astronomy Club as we view the night skies at Lakeview camp sites 48 & 49. Bring chairs and snacks.

MONDAY, July 28

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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

10 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 28 • Grand Valley United Methodist Church, 132 N. Parachute Ave. • 1-800-272-3900, 987-3184

Anime Club

3 p.m. Monday, July 28 • 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.

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.

TUESDAY, July 29

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.

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 30

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 from 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

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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