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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 3-9, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

July 3 - 9, 2014

Thursday, July 3

6 & 10 a.m. • Learning English at the LDS Church; Frog & Toad at Bookcliffs Arts Center

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

Friday, July 4

6 & 10 a.m. • Western Slope Stompers

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • CRHS Choir Concert

Saturday, July 5

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 6/24 Planning Commission

Sunday, July 6

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 6/5 EAB

Monday, July 7

6 & 10 a.m. • CRHS Choir Concert

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Sarah McCutchan Concert

Tuesday, July 8

6 & 10 a.m. • Sarah McCutchan Concert

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • RHS Choir at Colorado Music Educators Conference

Wednesday, July 9

6 & 10 a.m. • RHS Choir at Colorado Music Educators Conference

7 p.m. • Rifle City Council Live & on RifleNOW.org

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 3

Visit The Past

1 p.m. Thursday, July 3 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • 618-4182

Enjoy a collection of furnished buildings showing how life was in the early 1900s. Also open Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Ice Cream Social

1 p.m. Thursday, July 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Part of the Kids’ Summer Reading Program.

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 prepared and served by volunteer groups.

Basic Computer & Mouse Skills

9 a.m. Thursday, July 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults new to computers. Class space limited to 5. To make a reservation, call the branch or stop in.

FRIDAY, July 4

Libraries Closed for Independence Day

All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Friday, July 4, for Independence Day and will resume normal hours Saturday, July 5 at 10 a.m. You can still browse and request books, movies and more online at gcpld.org during the closure.

38th Annual July 4th Freedom Celebration

Noon Friday, July 4 • Apple Tree Park, 5033 County Road 335, New Castle • $5

Water park fun, bump-n-jumps, carnival games, special games for ages 12 and under, prizes, food, entertainment and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Rifle Farmers Market

4 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 26 • Community lot, West Second Street & Railroad Avenue, Rifle

Local farmers, producers and artisans offer fresh agricultural and craft products for sale. Local bands, singers and musicians will play.

SATURDAY, July 5

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.

9 Pin No Tap Bowling

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

$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.

MONDAY, July 7

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 @ LIFT-UP

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, July 7 • 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. Food pantry closed for all other services.

Parachute Soup Lunch

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

Fake Vacation Photos

3:30 p.m. Monday, July 7 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, 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.

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.

Monday Movie Night

6:30 p.m. Monday, July 7 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Enjoy the 2013 release of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” (PG-13).

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, July 7 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

All materials provided.

TUESDAY, July 8

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

Kiwanis Club Of Grand Valley/Parachute

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

Tackle it Tuesday

10 a.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

For all quilters, stampers, needle-crafters and scrapbookers. Enjoy a fun day of crafting, food and friends with refreshments and supplies provided.

Aman Sircus Yo-Yo Master

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

4 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Aman will perform using yo-yos and other skill toys, while adding a new-age twist to old tricks alongside electronic music.

Professor Proton’s Science Show

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Learn about force, motion, electricity and more from this crazy mad scientist.

Battlement Mesa Oil & Gas Committee

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa

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 prepared and served by volunteer groups.

Tibetan Singing Bowls & Meditation

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Clear the chatter of the mind and lower your brain waves to a more relaxed state, which can aid meditation. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Valley/Parachute

7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free

WEDNESDAY, July 9

Grand River “Takes Back”

9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9 • Grand River Health Medical Clinic, 501 Airport Road, Rifle • 625-6578

Bring your expired or unused medications for proper disposal. Medications/items accepted include prescription and over-the-counter medications, medical samples, pet medications, vitamins, inhalers, medicated ointments and lotions, liquid medications, insulin needles.

Smokey Bear Visits Story Time

10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Enjoy a special story time and celebrate Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday.

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.

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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