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What: Carol Bellhouse – attorney, author and end-of-life specialist – will conduct a workshop on how to write the most priceless and immortal document of all – your legacy.

When: Thursday, April 23

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

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Details: An estate consists of the money and property you leave to your heirs, but a legacy is the inheritance that will be treasured most by your family – your story, experiences, life lessons and blessing. Whether formed into a book, letter, film or recording, it is the most meaningful and profound bequest you can give. Writing materials will be provided. To register, please call Robyn at 970- 328-8800.

Community Pride Highway Cleanup

What: More than 950 volunteers join in on this annual rite of spring to pick up litter from 140 miles of Eagle County highways (I-70 & Highways 6, 24 & 131).

When: Saturday, April 25

Time: 9 a.m.

Where: Teams spread out to locations countywide

Details: After a morning of hard work, volunteers gather at the Broken Arrow at Arrowhead where participants and their families are invited to a free thank you BBQ from noon to 2 p.m. with food, beer from Crazy Mountain, live music from First Chair and a raffle. To join a team, email serrill@erwc.org or call (970) 827-5406.


What: Librarians Robyn and Amy will share information about their favorite recent reads.

When: Monday, April 27

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This month’s session will feature titles form the upcoming Books in Bloom event authors. The public is welcome to attend. The discussion, and will be followed by April book club discussion of Karen Joy Fowler’s “We are all Completely Beside Ourselves.”


What: Fly-fishing guide Duane Redford, author of “Fly Fisher’s Playbook” will do a power point presentation for the public.

When: Wednesday, April 29

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This event is sponsored by Eagle Valley Library District and Minturn Anglers.

Eagle Ranch Yard Sale

What: Eagle Ranch residents will clean out their closets and offer their excess belongings for sale.

When: Saturday, May 2

Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Locations throughout the neighborhood

Details: Anyone interested in participating can send details to Erin Vega at evega@eastwestresorts.com. Details should include house address and some of the main items to be sold. A garage sale ad will be placed in the Vail Daily on Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, and maps will be printed to help shoppers find their way to the participating homes. The maps will be available for pick up on Friday and Saturday at Slifer Smith & Frampton (Eagle office) and the Eagle Ranch Fitness Club. Last year nearly 40 homes participated.

Melee in the Mountains

What: A mix-up tournament hosted by the 10th Mountain Roller Dolls

When: Saturday, May 2

Time: Action begins at 11 a.m., the championship bout is planned at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: Tickets are $8 in advance at $10 at the door. The event will support Girls on the Run. For more information visit http://www.10thmountainrollerdolls.com

Nimon Walker Award

What: Eagle County Historical Society and Eagle Valley Library District will recognize Richard Perske for his efforts to preserve local history.

When: Sunday, May 3

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Perske will be honored for his work on a new book “Boom Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Fulford.” The event will include a reception and a performance by Aspen’s History Players.

Western Slope Home & Recreation Expo

What: The region’s largest home show features manufacturers and retailers from across the region showcasing remodeling and repair products.

When: Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: The event is open to the public and access is free but there is a suggested donationof $2 per person to benefit Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley. For more information, to register, or for a full list of vendors that will be at the Home Expo visit http://www.westernslopehomeshow.com.


What: Annual staff recognition event for Eagle County Schools

When: Saturday, May 16

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. awards ceremony, 7:30 p.m. dinner

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center and Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

Details: Nominations are due by March 27. Categories include outstanding educator, rookie of the year, support staff and friend of education nomination forms. Students, colleagues, parents and community members can submit nominations. All applications can be found at http://efec.org/event/evening-of-stars/.

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