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Rifle Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 1-7, 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, AUG. 1



Explore The World Through Music

10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org



1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Enjoy music from a khaen, a didgeridu, angklungs, and other instruments from around the world, and learn about various cultures along the way.

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 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-5905

An educational program on air quality management on Bureau of Land Management lands will be presented by Dr. Shauna Kocman, an engineer from the Colorado River Valley Field Office in Silt. Dinner is served at 5:30, the meeting starts at 6 p.m.

White Horse Inn Discussion Group

6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 • 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, Aug. 1 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286 For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

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.

RHS Class of 1983 Reunion Social Night

6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 • Site TBD • (970) 319-1058

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

TVS and Two Fingers

10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

TVS and Two Fingers is the union of Mark J. Rosoff and Dave Zekman, and poet Tim Van Schmidt. They entertain with sound poetry, a mind-teasing mix of original spoken words, visuals, motion and sound art made from traditional and very untraditional instruments.

Introduction to Batik

3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free, but pre-registration is required • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Fabric guru Sandy Harrison will show participants how to batik and demonstrate the various steps involved in decorating cloth with wax and dye.

Class of 1983 Reunion Dinner

6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 • (970) 319-1058

Blackwood Legacy Quartet

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 • Rocky Mountain Baptist Church, 4199 W. Centennial Parkway, Rifle • Free, with an offering received • 1-800-482-5659

The Mansion Records artists link the best of Southern Gospel’s traditional sound with today’s newer country gospel and worship music.

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

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.

Centennial Concert Series

5 to 8 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 18 • Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., Rifle • rifleco.org/concerts

With its mix of male and female four-part vocals, acoustic, electric and steel guitars, mandolin, banjo, keyboards, bass and drums, the Country Music Project keeps alive the old sound of country music, but has the power to punch out the popular sounds of today’s new artists. Enjoy local food and arts and crafts, too.

MONDAY, AUG. 5

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.

Teen Tech Pizza Party Palooza

2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Come paint a digital masterpiece, turn your friends into a human drum machine, create the next dubstep chart-topping hit, or listen music while you enjoy free pizza with friends.

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.

Art After Hours

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 • Stone House Gallery, Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities, 1100 E. 16th St. (16th Street & Birch Avenue), Rifle • (970) 379-3842

Let your creative side shine. All materials provided.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286 Everyone welcome.

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

Dental Fluoride Varnishes

8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 • 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 also welcome. Only English will be spoken.

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.

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, Aug. 6 • 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, AUG. 7

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.

Back 2 School Concerts for Kids

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. • Free • 876-5500, gcpld.org

Enjoy the musical talents of the Carbondale Branch Library’s resident musician, Sue Schnitzer, an award-winning children’s musician who specializes in high-energy, interactive music programs for children.

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

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Fellowship of the Rockies Annex, 1430 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.

Rifle Lions Club

7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Bookcliffs Council on Arts & Humanities Stone House, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle • Patty, 625-9550

Rifle City Council

7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Rifle City Hall, 201 Railroad Ave. • 665-6405, rifleco.org

City Council meets tonight. Go online for an agenda.


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