Rifle Calendar of Events – July 18, 2013
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THURSDAY, JULY 18
Zinio How-To Workshop
10 a.m. Thursday, July 18 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers, with digital magazines for Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac and PC. With your library card, you can download digital copies of magazines at no cost to you. Space is limited. The library will provide some devices for this workshop, but please bring your own laptop or tablet device if you have one.
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.
Charlie The Noise Guy
10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Charlie Williams is an underground comic and a vocal sound impressionist, better known as “Noise Guy.” Hear the story of Henry Ford’s first car race, learn to imitate a dirt bike and a monster truck, and marvel at a true master of seismic shenanigans. Fun for the whole family.
The Digital Parent Palooza
6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
Learn about the latest and greatest apps, website resources and technology to help you engage your child in digital learning and fun.
White Horse Inn Discussion Group
6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18 • Base Camp Café, 120 E. Third St., Rifle • 948-4772 • Find us on Facebook
The White Horse Inn is 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, July 18 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286
For young people 12-18.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
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.
Movie Under The Stars
Sundown (8:30 p.m. or later) Friday, July 19 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa • Free
Enjoy “Wreck-It Ralph” on the lawn in front of the center. Grand Valley United Methodist Church will be hosting the concession stand and serving hot dogs and chips free to all in attendance.
SATURDAY, JULY 20
1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 • 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. Refreshments provided. If you don’t have an iPad, but want to know more, come use one of ours.
A Visit with Teddy Roosevelt
7 p.m., Saturday, July 20 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave. • Free, donations appreciated • (970) 618-4182
President Teddy Roosevelt, portrayed by Donald Brehm, will tell stories of his hunting trip on Divide Creek and his conservation efforts. The Park Pickers will provide music before and after. Bring your lawn chairs.
SUNDAY, JULY 21
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.
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.
Centennial Concert Series
5 to 8 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 18 • Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., Rifle • rifleco.org/concerts
Urban Island is a dynamic ensemble showcasing the versatility of the beautifully melodic sounds of the steel drums of Trinidad & Tobago. Urban Island was formed in 2009 by Rick Henson, the steel pan performer and educator who founded Rocky Mountain Steel Bands in Denver. Enjoy local food and arts and crafts, too.
MONDAY, JULY 22
Go 2 Work Workshop
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays • Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus, 3695 Airport Road • 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.
3 p.m. Monday, July 22 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Do you love Manga and Anime? Join us to talk about your favorites, get recommendations, and practice your drawing skills.
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.
Ladies Bible Study
7 p.m. Monday, July 22 • 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.
Flat Tops Cowboy Church
7 p.m. Monday, July 22 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286
TUESDAY, JULY 23
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.
Ladies Who Do Lunch Bunch
Noon Tuesday, July 23 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Join us to discuss Cheryl Strayed’s wild memoir, “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.” Limited copies are available at the library. Bring a treat to share in the potluck lunch.
Life In The Early 1900s
Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 31 • Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave.•
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals are prepared and served by volunteer groups.
Honey Dewdrops in Concert
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
This folk and old-time duo is characterized by its Appalachian harmonies, consisting of Laura Wortman (guitar, vocals) and Kagey Parrish (guitar, mandolin, vocals).
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
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, July 24 • 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 through a recovery process.
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Carnival rides, best beard competitions, live music and so much more kick-off in Rifle this weekend.