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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Nov. 14-20, 2013

Editor’s note: Calendar items must be either typewritten, submitted by email to mail@citizentelegram.com, or online at citizentelegram.com, click on “submit an event” link on the home page calendar.

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

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 to attend for fun, friends, stories, and more.

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.

Parachute Pix Independent Film

6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870

Bringing the film festival to town, featuring Matthew McConaughey in “Mud,” nominated at the Cannes Film Festival and quickly gaining Oscar buzz. Popcorn and drinks are provided.

Oil Shale, An Untapped U.S.

Domestic Energy Source

7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 • Colorado Mountain College Clough Auditorium, 3695 Airport Road, Rifle • Free • 625-1871

Glenn Vawter, executive director of the National Oil Shale Association, a nonprofit oil shale education organization, will talk about the history and future of oil shale.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursdays • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

Silt Story Time

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

Enjoy story time for kids and their accompanying adults.

Community Flu Clinic

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 • Public works building, 801 W. Main St., New Castle • 625-5200

The Garfield County Public Health clinic is open to children, adults and seniors. Vaccinations are $15 for children and $25 for adults.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

Picture Book Character Tea Party

1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471

Children are invited to dress as their favorite picture book characters, enjoy fun games, have yummy snacks and create amazing art projects. Space is limited to 50 children.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

Church Services

9 a.m. (early service, including junior church), 10 a.m. Sunday School (all ages) 11 a.m. (late service, no children’s service) Sundays • First Christian Church, 306 E. Third St., Rifle • 625-1419

Pastor Dene Johnson. Call for other programs, meetings or information.

Crossroads Baptist Church

10 a.m. Sundays • 719 Garden Lane, Rifle • 625-0680

Awana Youth Club also meets at this time.

Celebrate the Lord’s Day

10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sundays • Grand River Reformation Church, 101 W. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • grandriverurc.org

Children’s catechism class immediately following the morning service.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

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.

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 to enjoy fun stories, silly dances, new words and more.

Literacy Outreach Conversation Circles

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.

Teen Reads Book Club

6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

The Teen Reads Book Club this year is featuring Laurie Halse Anderson’s “Speak.” The club meets every third Monday of the month.

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

Let your creative side shine. All materials provided.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Mondays • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

Literacy Outreach Conversation Circle

Various times every Tuesday • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle • Free • 945-5282 for info and times

A great way for adult English learners to practice their speaking skills in a safe environment. Speakers of other languages welcome. Only English will be spoken.

Parent & Me Classes

11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • Free • artilluma.com, 625-5616

Play and movement class for kids 5 and under and their parent or care provider

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, Nov. 19 • Confidential location in Rifle • 945-2632

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

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

Fire Safety Story Time

10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Join us for a special story time where local firemen will read stories and conduct a show and tell with their equipment, including a fire truck.

Toddler Time

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

Story time just for toddlers, plus 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.

New Castle Senior Luncheon

Noon Wednesdays • River Center, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle • $2.50 donation suggested • RSVP to 984-2334 or 987-3565

Tech Night Table

6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471

Drop in every Wednesday for some explosive tech-pertise to help jump to the next level on any digital device from Kindles to Mp3 players. There will be 10-15 minute on-the-spot training and information about how to book a librarian for extended personal tech training.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 Railroad Ave., Rifle • Free • 625-2511

A program designed to help those struggling with a hurt, habit or hang-up by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ.

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 • Rifle City Hall, 201 Railroad Ave. • 665-6405, rifleco.org

City Council meets tonight. Go online for an agenda, watch live on Rifle Community TV 10 or online at riflenow.org.


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