Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 31-Aug. 6, 2014 | PostIndependent.com

Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – July 31-Aug. 6, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

July 31 – Aug. 6, 2014

Thursday, July 31

6 & 10 a.m. • RE-2 Retirees Video; Rifle High School Band Concert

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Planting Seeds at the Library; ArtillumA Littles Festival

Friday, Aug. 1

6 & 10 a.m. • Planting Seeds at the Library; ArtillumA Littles Festival

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • 1999 Garfield County Fair Parade

Saturday, Aug. 2

6 & 10 a.m. & 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • Rifle Planning Commission of July 29

Sunday, Aug. 3

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • Oil & Gas Impacts on Human Health

Monday, Aug. 4

6 & 10 a.m. • 1999 Garfield County Fair Parade

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • ArtillumA & Friends at Rifle Rendezvous

Tuesday, Aug. 5

6 & 10 a.m. • ArtillumA & Friends at Rifle Rendezvous

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • American Cancer Society Relay for Life; RE-2 Retirees

Wednesday, Aug. 6

6 & 10 a.m. • American Cancer Society Relay for Life; RE-2 Retirees

7 p.m. • Rifle City Council Live on Cable & 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 31

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 take advantage of free supplies to create awesome projects and more.

Email Basics

9 a.m. Thursday, July 31 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills, some internet experience, and are ready to learn all about email. 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.

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 31 • 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 River Trail Runners ATV Club

7 p.m. Thursday, July 31 • Crabtree’s Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • Susan, 309-7042

We are a nonprofit, family-oriented club.

FRIDAY, Aug. 1

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.

Popcorn & A Movie

1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Join us for a showing of “The Lego Movie.” Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

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 Tom Evans and Barry Andersen, performing old-time, finger pickin’ blues, Americana roots, folk and original music.

Free Child Care

5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 • Rifle Church of Christ, 435 Prefontaine Ave. • Jon Phillips, (970) 629-3457, jonphillipsministry@yahoo.com.

For children from 6 weeks to 18 years old. Download release forms, fill out and notarize them at riflechurchofchrist.org, click on “Special Events.”

How to Make a Dream Board

6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Teens and adults can create and dream in the MADLab. This event is part of Rifle’s First Friday celebration.

Todo Mundo Centennial Park Concert

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 •Centennial Park in Rifle • Free

There will be a beer garden and free miniature golf for the kids.

SATURDAY, aug. 2

Anvil Points Quilt Show

11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • $2 donation

See all the beautiful quilts and enjoy the many historic buildings and artifacts the park has to offer. There will be a 4 p.m. drawing for a hand quilted door prize quilt.

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.

Technical Rescue Demonstration

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 • Rifle Falls State Park, Mist Amphitheater, 5775 Hwy 325• Entry fee

Come join Garfield County Search and Rescue for a demonstration of what it is like to be rescued.

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, aug. 3

Boomtown Players Auditions

4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. (upstairs) • Free • boomtownplayers@gmail.com or 984-8566

Be a part of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a science fiction thriller adapted by Noah Smith. Open to anyone high school age or older interested in acting, directing, stage management, set design, costume, make up.

MONDAY, aug. 4

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, Aug. 4 • 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. 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.

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.

Lou Dean

Author Presentation

6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 970-625-3471, gcpld.org

Award-winning speaker and author Lou Dean will share stories of her 400-mile donkey ride across Northern Colorado, promoting non-violence in schools along the way, in her new book, “On My Ass: Riding the Midlife Crisis Trail.”

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 16th Street & Birch Avenue, Rifle • (970) 379-3842

All materials provided.

TUESDAY, aug. 5

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.

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5


Fluoride varnish is “painted” onto teeth to help prevent cavities. No appointment necessary.

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.

Advocate Safe House Project Support Group

6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 • Confidential location in Rifle • Free • 945-2632

A confidential support group for women in current or past abusive relationships. Child care provided. Call for location and more information.

Lou Dean

Author Presentation

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 970-285-9870, gcpld.org

Award-winning speaker and author Lou Dean will share stories of her 400-mile donkey ride across Northern Colorado, promoting non-violence in schools along the way, in her new book, “On My Ass: Riding the Midlife Crisis Trail.”

WEDNESDAY, aug. 6

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.

Library Community Meeting

6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 970-625-3471, gcpld.org

Tell us what you want from your library today and in the future. Dinner provided.

Rifle Lions Club

7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 • 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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