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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – June 5-11, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

June 5 - 11, 2014

Thursday, June 5

6 & 10 a.m. • 6/4 Rifle City Council

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 6/4 DDA

Friday, June 6

6 & 10 a.m. • 6/4 DDA

5 & 8 p.m. • 6/2 GarCo BOCC

Saturday, June 7

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 6/4 Rifle City Council

Sunday, June 8

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 6/5 EAB

Monday, June 9

6 & 10 a.m. • 6/2 GarCo BOCC

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • RHS Choir Concert

Tuesday, June 10

6 & 10 a.m. • RHS Choir Concert

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • RMS Awards Assembly

Wednesday, June 11

6 & 10 a.m. • RMS Awards Assembly

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, June 5

Northwest Colorado Oil & Gas Forum

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5 • Colorado Mountain College, 3695 Airport Road, Rifle • Free

Federal, state, local and industry updates on energy activity.

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, June 5 • 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.

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.

Energy Advisory Board

6 p.m. Thursday, June 5 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-5905

Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, June 6

Silt Story Time

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

For kids and their accompanying adults.

2nd Annual Business Expo

Noon Friday, June 6 • New Ute Events Center, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle • Free

Visit your local business owners.

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.

Free Child Care

5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 6 • 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, at riflechurchofchrist.org, click on “Special Events.” Fill out and notarize them.

Family Minecraft Club

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

Caregivers encouraged to come with children in 1st-4th grades. No experience necessary. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Window Treasures Artist Reception

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

Meet local resident Susan Sammons, who has created stained glass “window treasures.”

SATURDAY, June 7

5K Walk/Run For Their Lives Benefit

8 a.m. Saturday, June 7 • Stoney Ridge Ball Park, Silt • Pre-registration:$20, at gate: $25 • Sandy, 987-3593

A benefit for the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation. Race starts at 8:30.Open house at foundation at 10 a.m., free to racers, $10 for others, kids under 5 are $5 and carried babies are free. No dogs at foundation. Lions Club will have on site food and root beer floats.

Crazy Big Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7 • 1000 Railroad Ave., South Hall at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle

Vendors selling antiques and collectibles, pottery, soaps, jewelry, rugs and more. The Rifle Creek Center for Historic Preservation will sell historic books and local postcards.

Double Barrel Jr. Livestock Jackpot

All Day Saturday, June 7 to Sunday, June 8 • Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1100 Railroad Avenue, Rifle • Free • Facebook Double Barrel Jr. Livestock Jackpot or contact Kaycee Manuppella @ mkmanuppella@hotmail.com

The Rifle Ag 4-H Club is hosting the event. Concessions on site.

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.

MONDAY, June 9

Flat Tops Rodeo Bible Camp

8 a.m. Monday, June 9 • Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1100 Railroad Avenue, Rifle • (71) 660-8423 or email flattopscowboychurch@yahoo.com for more information and to register.

For kids 8-18 interested in rodeo.

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, June 9 • 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.

Parachute Soup Lunch

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

The Good, The Bad, The Gross

3 p.m. Monday, June 9 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

A hands-on program designed for kids in grades 4-6.

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.

Grand Valley Citizens Alliance

6:30 p.m. Monday, June 9 • Rifle Branch Library community room, 207 East Ave. • Leslie, 618-0890

A nonprofit, Garfield County-based citizens environmental group.

TUESDAY, June 10

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

Join us for breakfast and a program.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Valley/Parachute

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

Microsoft Windows 101

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

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills and are new to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. Class space limited to 6. Call or stop in to reserve your spot.

Coffee and program.

Rifle History On Display

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays through the summer • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Adults $5, seniors over 62 & teens 13-19 $4, youth 6-12 $3, under 6 free • 625-4862

See historic displays of Rifle’s past and learn fascinating facts. Also open Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tackle it Tuesday

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

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

Forensics: Crime Scene Investigations

1 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

4 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Teens, join us for a mystery and learn the science behind modern forensics.

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, June 11

Grand River

“Takes Back”

9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11 • 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.

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

Science Showcase

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Exciting demonstrations involving chemistry, sound, motion, matter and electricity.

Battlement Mesa Oil & Gas Committee

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa

Teen Minecraft Club

4 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 and 25 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • Text @mineclub to (720) 496-0829 or email mineclub@mail.remind101.com

Available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Yoga Basics

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 and 18 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Attend one or both classes to see if yoga is for you. Come in comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, if you have one. All ages welcome.

Summer Bedtime

Story Time

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Put on your slippers and pajamas for stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Valley/Parachute

7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free

Dessert and coffee, with a program.


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