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Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Sept. 5-11, 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. 5

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.

Energy Advisory Board

5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Rifle Branch Library, 307 East St.• Free • (970) 366-1030

A presentation on water quality protection using the watershed approach will highlight how stakeholders in the basin are collaborating.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • 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, Sept. 5 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

Astronomy for Everyone

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

This hands-on program is hosted by astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former NASA consultant.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

First Fridays At The Library

Friday, Sept. 6 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

The library is joining the celebration in Rifle every First Friday by staying open late until 7 p.m.

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.

Artist Reception

6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Enjoy an artist reception for George Cutting III, a Silt resident, who has been creating photographic art for almost 40 years. The library is proud to feature a collection of his work that was inspired by his recent trip to Alaska.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

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.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

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. 9

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.

Middle School Fiction Writing Contest

2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • 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.

The Good, The Bad and The Gross – Volcanic Edition

3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

This program is designed for 4th-6th graders, is hands-on learning and limited to the first 15 participants who sign up by calling the library.

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, Sept. 9 • 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, Sept. 9 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

Everyone welcome.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. Fifth St., Rifle • Free


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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

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. Speakers of other languages also welcome. Only English will be spoken.

Tackle It Tuesday

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

Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch; refreshments will be provided.

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.

Literacy Outreach Seeks Volunteer Tutors

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 945-5282

Find out how to help people improve their reading, writing, math or English-speaking skills.

Parent & Me Classes

11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 • ArtillumA Dance Studio, 224 E. 21st St., Rifle • Free • artilluma.com, 625-5616

Free 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.

Rifle Friends of the Library Book Club

Noon Tuesday, Sept. 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Adults and teens are invited to join the club and discuss “Ahab’s Wife, or, The Star-Gazer,” by Sena Jeter Naslund. Bring your lunch.

Whatever Book Club

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Bring whatever book, Manga, graphic novel, etc., you are currently reading and share your thoughts, opinions, and revelations. Snacks and refreshments provided.

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.

Tai Chi 101

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

John Norton will offer a class geared for seniors, but open to any interested adult who wants to learn about this ancient exercise that can help improve your balance, strength, endurance and agility.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

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.

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 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

Computer Basics Class

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults the second Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration required.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 • 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.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Put on your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.


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