Rifle Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 8-14, 2013 | PostIndependent.com

Rifle Citizen Telegram Calendar of Events – Aug. 8-14, 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. 8

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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church Youth Group

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286

For young people 12-18.

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

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.

Veterans Benefits Q&A Session

10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

A representative from the Federal Denver Regional Veterans Benefits office will answer questions about benefits for veterans, including assistance for military veterans with disability claims, wartime veterans pension, survivors compensation claims, educational benefits, vocational rehabilitation programs and more.

Movie Under The Stars

Sundown (8:30 p.m. or later) Friday, Aug. 9 • Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Dr., Battlement Mesa • Free

“The Avengers” is the last movie of the season to enjoy on the lawn in front of the center. This PG-13 movie has been edited to eliminate any foul language. Come dressed as a superhero and receive a free bag of popcorn.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

Get To Know Your Reptiles & Amphibians

7 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10 • Rifle Falls State Park, Mist Amphitheater • Free, but there is an admission charge to state parks • 625-1607

Brian Gray, a game warden and district wildlife manager, will present information on reptiles and amphibians commonly found in the area.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

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

Leveraction includes: Jimmy Snowden with lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Scott Mueller on drums, Dennis Ward with vocals and lead guitar, Steve Harding on rhythm guitar and Mike Deere rattling on bass guitar. They play southern and country rock they call “LeverActioning it”! Enjoy local food and arts and crafts, too.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

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.

The Good, the Bad, and the Gross: Electrified Edition

1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

This program is designed for 4-6 graders and is hands-on learning at its best. Limited to the first 15 participants who sign up by calling the library.

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.

Flat Tops Cowboy Church

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 • North Hall of the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle • Free • 878-3286 Everyone welcome.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a bedtime snack on the second Monday of each month.

Ladies Bible Study

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 • 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, AUG. 13

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. The buildings were in use during that time and are furnished as they would have been.

Whatever Book Club

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, gcpld.org

Bring whatever book, Manga, graphic novel, etc. you are currently reading and share your thoughts, opinions, and revelations. This club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Snacks and refreshments provided.

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, AUG. 14

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.

Work It Wednesdays

10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, gcpld.org

Calling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrapbookers! We will have tables, irons, ironing boards and cutting mats all set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.

Back 2 School Concert for Kids

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Enjoy the musical talents of the Carbondale Branch Library’s resident musician, Sue Schnitzer, 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

Computer Basics Class

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Hands-on training for adults the second Wednesday of every month. Pre-registration required.

Celebrate Recovery

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 • 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.

Bedtime Story Time

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-3471, gcpld.org

Put on your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack.


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