Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2013 | PostIndependent.com

Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 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. 26

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.

Food for Thought: A Cookbook Club

6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

We pick the cookbook and you pick and make a recipe. Registration is required for each meeting.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

White River Trail Runners ATV Club

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 • Crabtree’s Red Canyon Auto Body, 854 Access Road, Rifle • Susan, 309-7042

We are a nonprofit, family-oriented club.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

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.

Reel Readers

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free 285-9870, gcpld.org

Read “Sense and Sensibility” and join us to watch the movie. Don’t have time for the book? Come anyway, dinner is planned, call ahead and see what you can bring.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

7th Annual Grand Valley Quilt Show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 • Battlement Mesa School House, 7235 County Road 300 • Free • 285-3438

Presented by the Grand Valley Sew & Sew Quilters and sponsored by the Grand Valley Historical Society. Vintage quilts on display in the Glover Cabin.

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.

Bluegrass/Chili Festival

5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 • All Saints’ Church of Battlement Mesa, 150 Sipprelle Drive • $10 per adult and $4 for each child (12 and under) • 285-7908

Well-known bluegrass artist Danny Agajanian and his band will play favorites. Homemade chili, coleslaw, corn bread, condiments, cold beverages, hot coffee and homemade desserts.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

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.

7th Annual Grand Valley Quilt Show

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 • Battlement Mesa School House, 7235 County Road 300 • Free • 285-3438

Presented by the Grand Valley Sew & Sew Quilters and sponsored by the Grand Valley Historical Society.

MONDAY, SEPT. 30

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, interviewing skills assistance. Prepare for your CareerReady Colorado certificate.

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.

Ice Cream Social

1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 • Rifle United Methodist Church, 200 E. Fourth St. • Free • 625-5473, 625-1015

Help us celebrate 125 years of service in the Rifle community.

Sharing & Caring For The Colorado River

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • (303) 204-4164

Information exchange and integration between several important and timely water resource planning efforts.

Wii For All

2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

An afternoon of gaming and challenging your friends on the Wii.

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 1

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 • 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.

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 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 • 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.

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.

Computer & Mouse Skills 101

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

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. 1 • 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. 2

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 for toddlers, games, finger play.

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. 2 • 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. 2 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Get tech help for your digital device.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 • 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, Oct. 2 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Building, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 • 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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