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Rifle Calendar of Events – May 23-29, 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, MAY 23

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.

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 23 • 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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

Conservation Districts Meeting

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23 • Silt Town Park • 945-5494, ext. 105

Biannual joint meeting for Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts. All meetings are open to the public. Call for an agenda.

Landowner Appreciation Picnic

5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23 • Silt Town Park • Free • RSVP to 945-5494, ext. 105

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts will host their annual picnic to celebrate local conservation accomplishments. Please bring a side dish to share.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

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.

Coal Ridge Graduation

11 a.m. Friday, May 24 • Coal Ridge High School, 35947 U.S. Highway 6 • Free

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Friday, May 24 • 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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

Free Art Classes for K-4 Graders

K-2 Class: Noon, 3-4 Class: 2:30 p.m., Fridays • New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main • Silt Branch Library, 600 Home Ave. • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 984-2346, 876-5500, 625-4270, gcpld.org

Children are invited every Friday afternoon for engaging art classes taught by Re-2 teachers. Each class is limited to 25 students on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents, call the library or go online to pre-register for this program and check each week’s activities.

Reel Readers

6 p.m. Friday, May 24 • 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, MAY 25

Rifle High School Graduation

10 a.m. Saturday, May 25 • Rifle High School, 1350 Prefontaine Ave. • Free

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 25 • 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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

SUNDAY, MAY 26

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.

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, MAY 27

Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 27 • All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries • gcpld.org

The libraries will resume normal hours Tuesday, May 28 at 10 a.m. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more on our web site during the closure.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, May 27 • 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, MAY 28

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.

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 • 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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

Irrigation Systems Tour

9 a.m. to Noon, Wednesday, May 29 •Rifle & Harvey Gap Reservoirs (Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the BLM, 2300 River Frontage Road in Silt) • Free • (303) 204-4164

The Middle Colorado Watershed Council is offering a tour of the Rifle and Harvey Gap Reservoir irrigation systems. Learn about the history of the system, how water is stored, measured, delivered and generally managed for the benefit of its many irrigation users within the watershed. Please RSVP to midcoriver@gmail.com.

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.

Life In The Early 1900s

Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 • 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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

Senior Lunch

Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 • Silt and Parachute • 984-4333

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

Wii Wednesdays

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.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 29 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 E. Railroad Ave., Rifle • 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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