Rifle Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 1-7, 2013
Editor’s note: Calendar items must be either typewritten, submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
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,
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, email@example.com
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.
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
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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