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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Nov. 28 through Dec. 5, 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. 28

Garfield County closures for Thanksgiving holiday

Thursday, Nov. 28 to Friday, Nov. 29 • Garfield County offices • garfield-county.com

All offices of elected officials and administrative departments will close both days. Emergency services and 24-hour capacities will remain in operation as needed, however administrative offices of those departments will be closed. The county landfill will be closed both days, but will reopen Saturday, Nov. 30, for regular hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Garfield County Regional Airport will be open for general aviation, weather permitting, although the airport’s administrative offices will be closed.

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

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal prepared and served by volunteer groups.

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

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, DEC. 2

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.

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 • 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, DEC. 3

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 • Garfield County Public Health, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle • $5


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

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.

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, Dec. 3 • 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, DEC. 4

Silt Story Time

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

Enjoy story time 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 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. Wednesdays • 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 Lions Club

7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 • 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.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

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: Film Noir

6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Starring Billy Bob Thornton and Frances McDormand, “The Man Who Wasn’t There” is the Coen Brothers’ 21st century take on the film noir genre. This 2001 crime drama is rated R.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on Facebook

A facilitated forum to help Christians to “know what you believe and why you believe it.”

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.


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