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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Oct. 10-16, 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, OCT. 10



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.

Give Blood

3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

The St. Mary’s Bloodmobile will be at the library for a special blood drive. Call the library to reserve a time slot or just drop in.

Fall Back Into eReading

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Learn how to check out eBooks and audio books with your library card through Overdrive, explore free digital reading resources available through our online database, such as Zinio, Tumblebooks and more.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

School Board Candidate Forum

7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 • Garfield Re-2 District Office, 839 White River Ave., Rifle • Free

The West Garfield Education Association will host a school board candidate forum for voters in Garfield School District Re-2. Come meet and ask question’s of this year’s candidates.

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

Explore Rifle’s History

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Minimal charge • 625-4862

Presenting and preserving the history of Rifle and the surrounding areas.

iPad Club

1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Meet other iPad enthusiasts, learn new tips and tricks, participate in monthly APP-tivities, and have fun! Refreshments provided. If you don’t have an iPad but want to know more, use one of ours.

Colorado Flood Victim Benefit & Rodeo

6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 • Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1001 Railroad Ave., Rifle • $5 admission, with $1 off if you bring non-perishable food, personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, bags of grain or small bales of hay • 948-4400

World champion bareback rider Bruce Ford and thousands of others lost everything in the recent Front Range flooding. Open 4D barrel race, team roping, junior and open bull riding, silent and live auction, food, barn dance and more will be presented with proceeds going directly to flood victims.

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

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, OCT. 14

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.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack on the second Monday of each month.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free


All ladies are welcome. We meet on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

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.

Explore Rifle’s History

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays • Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. • Minimal charge • 625-4862

Presenting and preserving the history of Rifle and the surrounding area.

Parent & Me Classes

11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • Free • artilluma.com, 625-5616

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

Fall Art Show and Sale

Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • Free, but donations appreciated •  (970) 618-4182

Thirteen local artists present a variety of mediums for your pleasure.

Computer & Mouse Skills 101

3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

A free introductory class with hands-on training for adults who are new to computers. Class space is limited. Call or stop by the library to make a reservation.

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, Oct. 15 • 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, OCT. 16

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

Wig Out Wednesdays

4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

We will provide video games, Internet access, snacks, skill toys, TabLab programs, and random activities throughout the school year.

Tech Night Table

6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Get tech help for your digital device: Kindles, Nooks, iPads, Androids, Laptops, MP3 players, etc. You will receive 10 to 15 minutes of training to get your questions answered on a first come, first served basis. You can book a librarian for extended training time.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 • 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, Oct. 16 • 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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