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June 5, 2014
Movies and Music
What: Free live music and an outdoor movie showing
When: Friday, June 6
Time: 6 p.m. music
8 p.m. movie
Where: Lundgren Theater Park in Gypsum
Details: This week’s featured band is Swerve and the movie is “The Lorax.”
Jody Hern Memorial Golf Tournament
What: Golf tournament to benefit Eagle Valley High School programs and athletes
When: Saturday, June 7
Time: 9 a.m. shotgun start
Where: Eagle Ranch Golf Club
Details: Cost is $125 per person and includes carts, driving range balls and lunch. Raffle prizes will be offered. Hole sponsorships are available from $500. To register contact email@example.com or call 720-341-7948 or 970-328-2367.
Youth Baseball Opening Day
What: Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District will host an opening day festival for 600 youth baseball and softball participants.
When: Saturday, June 7
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: WECMRD fields in Eagle
Detail: The day includes speed pitch and radar gun, concessions, raffle tickets and prizes, Eagle Fire trucks, carnival games, business booths, face painting, dunk tank, Rockies skill challenge, character appearances and inflatable bounce castle.
Eagle Trails Information Night
What: Informational meeting regarding trail use on town of Eagle Open Space and surrounding public lands
When: Monday, June 9
Time: 6 p.m.
Where: Eagle Town Hall
Details: Eagle Open Space Coordinator Jon Staight and local representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management will present information and answer questions. Free pizza will be provided.
Gypsum Creek Sprint Triathlon
What: Swimming, biking and running event for the whole family
When: Saturday, June 14
Time: 7:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Gypsum Recreation Center and the Gypsum Creek Valley
Details: The first adult heat will go off at 7:30 a.m. Kids heats will begin at 9:30 am. Adults (ages 12 and up) will swim 500 meters, bike 10 miles up Valley Road and back, and run 3.1 miles through Chatfield Corners and Cotton Ranch neighborhoods. Kids (ages 6 to 11) will swim 100 meters, bike two miles and run one mile. This event is perfect for first timers, as well as seasoned veterans. Cost is $30. Visit http://www.wecmrd.org for information.
McCoy Old/New Timers
What: Annual Father’s Day picnic for the McCoy community
When: Saturday, June 15
Time: Church service at 10:30 a.m.
Picnic at noon
Where: McCoy Community Building
Details: Hamburgers, bratwurst, drinks and table service will be provided and participants should bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share. To learn more or to help out with the event, contact Rose at 970-653-4483 or Edith at 970-653-9691.
Bimmers on Broadway
What: The BMW Car Club of America plans a display in downtown Eagle
When: Wednesday, June 18
Time: 3:30 to 6 p.m.
Where: Along Broadway in downtown Eagle
Details: Broadway will be closed to traffic beginning at 3 p.m. and the cars will arrive between 3:30 and 4 p.m. Local residents are welcome to enjoy the display.
Yoga, Bikes and Brews
What: Yoga class followed by a bike ride ending at Bonfire Brewing for an evening celebration.
When: Friday, June 20
Time: 5:30 Yoga at Eagle Town Park
6 p.m. guided ride around Eagle Ranch trails with members of the Cycle Effect
Details: Following the ride, participants will gather at Bonfire Brewing for buy one, get one free pints.
What: Dress up in 1980s neon gear for a 5K under the stars, with paint and glow sticks provided by WECMRD.
When: Friday, June 20
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: Gypsum Creek Golf Course
Details: The 5K will circle the golf course and feature three fun-filled glow zones. Runners will rock out to the jammin’ music and black lights will illuminate vivid colors. All ages are welcome and the cost is $25 and will include a limited edition event T-shirt. Visit http://www.wecmrd.org for additional information.
Cow Pattie Bingo
What: Fund-raiser for Eagle Valley Land Trust
When: Saturday, June 21
Time: 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: Eagle Town Park
Details: Participants can purchase bingo squares for $20 each and then ‘ol Bessie do the rest. The grand prize is a weekend getaway to Las Vegas, plus $1,000 cash. Activities for adults and kids including cow chip tossing, mechanical bull rides, lasso roping and a bouncy house will be offered while everyone waits for the cow to get down to business. Barbecue from Moe’s Original, a beer garden with Bonfire Brewery brews, silent auction and live music are planned. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.evlt.org.
Eagle Flight Days
What: Eagle’s signature summertime celebration with entertainment, contests, booths and a parade
When: Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29
Where: Eagle Town Park and downtown Eagle
What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work
Where: Gypsum Public Library
Details: Call 524-5080 for more information.
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