Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Sept. 12-17, 2013
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THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
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.
Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group
7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286
For young people 12-18.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13
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 every Friday.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
Explore Rifle’s History –
Don and Joann Dorrell
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. Join us today between 1 and 3 p.m. for “Remembering Rifle.” Don and Joann Dorrell, lifelong residents of Rifle and Western Garfield County, have survived and thrived on their 4,000-acre ranch along Beaver Creek, southwest of Rifle, for over 65 years.
1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 • 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, come use one of ours.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 15
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, SEPT. 16
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, skill assessment/enhancement, and interviewing skills assistance are available. Prepare for your CareerReady Colorado certificate. 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.
Popcorn & A Movie
2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
“Percy Jackson and the Olympians: the Lightning Thief.”
Teen Reads Book Club
6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 • 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.
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.
Flat Tops Cowboy Church
7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286
Art After Hours
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 • 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.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 17
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 also 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, Sept. 17 • 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.
Ladies Who Do Lunch Bunch
12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Join us to discuss “Half-Broke Horses,” by Jeanette Walls. Limited copies are available at the library. Bring a treat to share and enjoy in the pot-luck lunch.
Life In The Early 1900s
Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave.• (970) 618-4182
This open air park presents a picture of life in Western Colorado in the early 1900s. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals are prepared and served by volunteer groups.
Advocate Safe House Project Support Group
6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 • Confidential location in Rifle Free • 945-2632
A confidential support group for women in current or past abusive relationships. Child care provided. Call for location and more information.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18
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 every Wednesday.
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 every Wednesday.
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
6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 • 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, Sept. 18 • 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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