Rifle Calendar of Events – June 20-26, 2013
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THURSDAY, JUNE 20
EReader How-to Program
10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Dig out your eReader and bring it to the library to learn how to use it. Garfield County Libraries’ technology trainer will provide a general eReader overview and Q&A session from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 10-minute one-on-one help sessions between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Space limited for one-on-one help sessions so call to reserve time.
Mr. Bones the Paleo-Puppeteer
10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Garfield County Libraries presents Mr. Bones and his life-sized dinosaur skeleton puppets for the Summer Reading Program. Participants can help put a dinosaur skeleton together and pet a tyrannosaurus on the nose.
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.
White Horse Inn Discussion Group
6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20 • 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.
FRIDAY, JUNE 21
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, June 21 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa • Free
Bring the kids and enjoy “Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most Wanted,” on the lawn in front of the center, rain or shine. Concessions open at 7:30 p.m. with popcorn, soda and candy, all for $1.
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
Reiki and Massage Therapy 101
1 p.m. Saturday, June 22 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
Interested in finding ways to improve your energy this summer? Participants will come away with a new sense of peace and the knowledge of how to help yourself and others.
1 p.m. Saturday, June 22 • 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, use one of ours.
SUNDAY, JUNE 23
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
Ivory Drive is an alternative/indie band from Boulder. With a combination of piano, organ, drums, bass, trumpet and sax, their unique sound is a savory stew of rock and jazz, flavored with blues, world, folk and bits of classical. Enjoy local food and arts and craft, too.
MONDAY, JUNE 24
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 On The Road
11 a.m. Monday, June 24 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
FCI Constructors will provide all story timers with safety hard hats and guide them through a special access tour of the building process, including the earth movers and big machines. Meet at the construction site, Sipprelle Drive and Spencer Parkway, near Clark’s Market on Battlement Mesa.
3 p.m. Monday, June 24 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
Do you love Manga and Anime? So do we! 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, June 24 • 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, JUNE 25
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.
Hack the Surface
1 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org
4 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org
If you enjoy technology, thinking outside the box, and creating new things, you’re probably a hacker who will love this program. Teens are invited to hack the surface with a variety of fun
activities that will put your mind and skills to the test.
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.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26
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
Paul Stanley’s Mad Science Program
1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org
The Mad Scientist offers an entertaining and educational science program that is interactive, visually stimulating and incredibly fun. His fascinating demonstrations will spark children’s natural curiosity and imagination.
4 p.m. Wednesdays • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org
Every Wednesday after school, teens from middle school and up are invited to join in for games on our Wii console and snacks.
6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 26 • 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.