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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Sept. 19-25, 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, SEPT. 19

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.

Airport Master Plan Meeting

3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 • Garfield County Regional Airport meeting room, 0375 County Road 352 • Free • rifleairport.com

Learn about and provide input into the county’s airport master plan. Topics of interest include facility requirements, alternatives, aviation forecast, business plan and upcoming issues.

Children’s Art Workshops

4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 • Bookcliff Council on the Arts and Humanities, 955 County Road 293, Rifle • outofthewoodsartstudio.com, (970) 948-3300

Registration for children’s art workshops and the upcoming Fall Art Alley workshops designed to teach the fundamentals of art and keep children in touch with nature.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on Facebook

A facilitated forum to help Christians “know what you believe and why you believe it” through conversation. All are welcome.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

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.

Reel Readers

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Read “We Bought a Zoo,” by Benjamin Mee, then watch the movie version on our giant screen with movie theater sound. Copies of the book are available at the library or downloadable on Overdrive.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Touch A Truck

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 • Colorado River Fire Rescue Station, 1850 Railroad Ave., Rifle • Free • 665-6570

Get a hands on experience with all sorts of equipment. As many types of vehicles as possible will be on hand, including police cars, dump trucks, fire trucks and tractors.

Basic Canning & Food Preservation

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Overflowing with goodies from your summer garden? Learn how to enjoy fruits and vegetables all year long.

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.

Genealogy Workshop

1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Learn about the library district’s free genealogy databases and ideas for researching your family history.

Anita Witt & Her Rodeo Pals

6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • Free, but donations appreciated • (970) 618-4182

Enjoy music, tricks and western tales. Bring your lawn chairs.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

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, SEPT. 23

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.

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. 23 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

Middle School Fiction Writing Contest

2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Writers in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in the 2013 Rocky Mountain PBS StoryMakers Fiction Writing Contest.

Anime Club

3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Join us to talk about your favorites, get recommendations and practice your drawing skills.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free


All ladies are welcome. We are studying the book of Mark .

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24

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.

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. 24 • 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.

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.

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.

Jill Cohn In Concert

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

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

College Night At RHS

6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 • Rifle High School Commons, 1350 Prefontaine Ave. • Free • 665-7765

Meet with college representatives and receive information about academic programs, campus life, scholarships, financial aid opportunities and more.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 • 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.

Jill Cohn In Concert

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org


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