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Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of “Monsters University” for elementary age kids

When: Friday, Jan. 3

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Free snacks provided.

Downton Abbey Premiere Party

What: Viewing of last season’s finale followed by theme games, refreshments and group discussion.

When: Sunday, Jan. 5

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: The new season of the popular PBS drama will air later in the evening on Jan. 5. All Downton Abbey fans are welcome.

Twelfth Night

What: Ice skating and a Christmas tree bonfire

When: Monday, Jan. 6

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Feel free to add your discarded tree to the bonfire pile prior to the community event.

Explorers Club

What: Hands on science club for kids in third through fifth grades

When: Wednesday, Jan. 8

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Note that the regular club time has been moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays.

Healthier Living Colorado: Chronic Disease Self-Management

What: Whatever the diagnosis, this is the class that teaches and supports participants in making better choices and practicing self-management.

When: Fridays, Jan. 10 through Feb. 14

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Details: These classes are highly participatory, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain an active fulfilling life. This class was developed by Stanford University and will be conducted by local instructors Anne Leavitt and Bruce Carey

Kids Night Out

What: Evening activities for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade

When: Friday, Jan. 10

Time: 5:30 t0 8:30 p.m.

Where: Edwards Field House

Details: Cost is $20. Kids will enjoy a variety of activities which may include: anti-gravity center, gymnastics, rock climbing, Nintendo Wii, sports and more. Pizza, juice box and supervision are included.

Small Steps to Health and Wealth

What: Glenda Wentworth, Colorado State University extension agent, will discuss the links between health and wealth habits, and how making small changes can make a big difference in both aspects.

When: Monday, Jan. 13

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Make 2014 your year to eat healthier, be more active, and give your finances a boost. This program will offer useful health and finance tips. Contact CSU extension office at 328-8630 or email to register.

Art in the Afternoon

What: Arts and crafts for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, Jan. 15

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Note that the regular time for this event has been moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays.

TIPS Training

What: Colorado Mountain College has scheduled the TIPS training course, a renowned program for people employed in the alcohol service trade.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Colorado Mountain College in Edwards

Details: The course covers strategies for responsible alcohol service, including prevention of intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving. A TIPS certification is valid for four years. For more information, call 970-569-2933 or visit

Lunch and Learn

What: Brown bag lunch and business education series hosted by the Eagle Chamber of Commerce

When: Thursday, Jan. 23

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: Participants should bring their own lunches, beverages and a dessert provided. This week’s topic is Peak Personal Performance in 2014.

Journal to the Self

When: Therapeutic journal writing workshop

When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: The workshop will be presented by local Licensed Professional Counselor Mary Merkling. Merkling is a certified instructor who studied Kathleen Adams, writer of Journal to the Self and founder of The Center for Journal Therapy. Participants are asked to bring a notebook and pen. Call 970-328-8800 to register.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for more information.

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