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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – May 8-14, 2014

Rifle Community Television Cable 10

May 8 - 14, 2014

Thursday, May 8

6 & 10 a.m. • 5/7 Rifle City Council

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 5/7 DDA

Friday, May 9

6 & 10 a.m. • 5/7 DDA

5 & 8 p.m. • 5/5 GarCo BOCC

Saturday, May 10

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

Sunday, May 11

6 & 10 a.m. & 5, 7 & 9 p.m. • 1998 Rifle Rendezvous

Monday, May 12

6 & 10 a.m. • 5/5 GarCo BOCC

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • HES 3rd Grade Music Program

Tuesday, May 13

6 & 10 a.m. • HES 3rd Grade Music Program

6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. • RHS Mock DUI

Wednesday, May 14

6 & 10 a.m. • RHS Mock DUI

5, 7 & 9 p.m. • “For Family’s Sake,” A Play by Micah Ziegler

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, may 8



Chautauqua

10 a.m. Thursday, May 8 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • 618-4182



Listen to story tellers and demonstrators tell and show what life was like in this area in the early 1900s. Thursday, May 8, is devoted to local school kids, but the general public is welcome. The event will be more relaxed from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, with dutch oven cooking starting about 5 p.m.

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.

FRIDAY, may 9

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.

Visit The Past

1 p.m. Friday, May 9 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • 618-4182

A collection of furnished buildings showing how life was in the early 1900s. Also open Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and for special events.

Momz Da Bomb!

1 p.m. Friday, May 9 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Teens! Create a Mother’s Day photo in the MADLab with our DSLR camera in front of the green screen.

Music Jam

7 p.m. Friday, May 9 • Colorado River Fire Protection District, 611 Main St., Silt • Donations appreciated • Louis Fenno, 876-2976

Acoustic, old country, bluegrass, gospel. Refreshments provided.

SATURDAY, may 10

Flat Tops Rodeo Bible Camp & Fundraiser

All day Saturday, May 10 • Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1100 Railroad Ave., Rifle • (719) 660-8423 or email flattopscowboychurch@yahoo.com for information and to register.

Kids from 8-18 who are interested in rodeo are welcome. Bull riding, bronc riding, barrel racing and more , with caring, professional instructors. At 6 p.m., enjoy a fundraising chili cook-off, cake walk, music, live and silent auction, food and drink, music. $5/person, $20/family.

Titan Trot 5K Race

9 a.m. Saturday, May 10 • Cactus Valley Elementary School, 222 Grand Ave., Silt • To register, call or email Julie Martinez, (970) 948-0434, jmartinez@garfieldre2.org.

Fishing Derby

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10 • Rifle Rest Area Ponds • Free for kids 4-12

The Rifle Elks Lodge’s annual derby. Fishing poles and bait, drinks and snacks provided. Prizes for the biggest and most fish caught.

Mother’s Day Victorian Tea

11 a.m. Saturday, May 10 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

A Victorian style tea time. All ages are welcome, dress up is encouraged.

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, may 12

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, May 12 • 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 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, May 12 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

A hands-on program 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, May 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Leslie, 618-0890

A nonprofit, Garfield County-based citizens environmental group.

TUESDAY, may 13

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 • Free

Coffee and a program.

Email 101

9 a.m. Tuesday, May 13 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills, some internet experience. Class space limited to 6. RSVP, please.

Tackle it Tuesday

10 a.m. Tuesday, May 13 • 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. Refreshments and supplies provided.

Battlement Mesa Oil & Gas Committee

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa

Monthly meeting.

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.

Cross-Stitch Class

6 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Materials will be provided but space is limited. Sign up at the front desk or call.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Valley/Parachute

7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free

Dessert and coffee, with a program.

WEDNESDAY, may 14

Silt Story Time

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

For kids and their accompanying adults.

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.

Teen Volunteer Orientation

5 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Ages 12-18 are invited to help with the summer reading program. Pizza, music and wigs – yes, wigs – will be present.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Rifle • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Come dressed in your pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal.


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