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Art and writing contest

What: Teens are invited to write a short essay about their dreams and create a “dream flag” to hang in the teen area.

When: Thursday, Oct. 16

Time: 5:50 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Prizes will be award to the top three entries For more information call 970-328-8800.

Orchid Workshop

What: A workshop covering the essentials of how to care for these sometimes temperamental plants.

When: Saturday, Oct. 18

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Topics will include plant structure, water and light requirements, repotting techniques and disease control.

Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships

What: State champion mountain bike races

When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19

Where: Eagle’s Haymaker Trail

Details: This event will bring over 500 high school competitors and their families from all parts of Colorado to Eagle for the weekend.

School holiday movie matinee

What: Free showing of “The LEGO Movie” for elementary age kids

When: Monday, Oct. 20

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Book Club for Adults

What: Discussion of “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena” by Anthony Marra

When: Monday, Oct. 20

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Defensive Driving

What: Safety Group Program presented by BBB and sponsored by Pinnacol Assurance

When: Tuesday, Oct. 21

Time: 9-10:30 a.m.

Where: Glenwood Springs Community Center

Details: This compelling seminar covers why employers should insist on safe-driving habits by their employees.

Ukrainian Halloween Eggs

What: Make Halloween eggs using traditional Ukrainian was -resist method.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 22

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Participants will complete an egg using the instructor’s equipment. Class size is limited to 10, ages 15 and older. Register by calling the library at 970-328-8800.


What: Tom Tudor will present a moving and informative narration about the history of Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers

When: Thursday, Oct. 23

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Tudor served as a sentinel, then relief commander, at Arlington’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from February 1969 to May 1970. He is Vice President and Treasurer of the Society of the Honor Guard: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and serves on the Board of Directors. For more information, contact Robyn at 328-8800.

Haunted Barn

What: Scary fund-raiser for Eagle Valley Middle School football

When: Saturday, Oct. 25

Time: 5 to 9 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek park

Details: Cost is $5 per scary visit.


What: Free showing of the PG-13 film “Girl with the Pearl Earring”

When: Sunday, Nov. 2

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Join Eagle Public Library for free Sunday matinees, refreshments and post screening discussion. All movies are free and open to the public, but may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for info.

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