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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Oct. 17-23, 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. 17



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.

Taste of RMS

5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 • Rifle Middle School, 753 Railroad Ave. • 379-2526

Come enjoy our student’s favorite dishes, prepared by their parents, to help us raise funds for a shade structure. Carnival games and activities for the whole family will also be available.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 • 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” through conversation. All are welcome.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

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.

Garfield Clean Energy Awards

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 • Grand River Health Conference Center, 501 Airport Road in Rifle • Tickets $26 and include a buffet dinner. On sale at garfieldcleanenergyawards.eventbrite.com.

The Garfield Clean Energy Collaborative is nominating 32 individuals, businesses and local governments from Parachute to Carbondale.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Rifle Fall Festival

Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 • Centennial Park, Rifle • 665-6570

Food, beer, music, vendors and more. Proceeds from the beer garden will benefit the New Ute Theatre Society.

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

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. 21

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.

Libraries Closed Today

Monday, Oct. 21 • Parachute, Rifle, Silt, New Castle, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale Branch Libraries • gcpld.org • 945-4270

All six branches in the Garfield County Library District will be closed for a staff training day. Normal library hours will resume at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. During the closure, patrons can browse and request books, movies and more on the website.

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 • 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. Monday, Oct. 21 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

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 am, Tuesday, Oct. 22 • 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.

Art Show & Sale

Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave.• Donations appreciated • 876-1110

All local artists. Artist reception 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Light appetizers will be served.

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, OCT. 23

Computer & Mouse Skills 101

9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, 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.

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. 23 • 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. 23 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Get tech help for your digital device: Kindles, Nooks, iPads, Androids, lap tops, 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. 23 • 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.


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