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Knit Away

What: Knitting group for area adults

When: Friday, Dec. 5

Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Drop in, create and share projects. All levels of knitters welcome. For more information contact Deb at 970-524-5080.

Christmas on Broadway

What: Night time parade, tree lighting and a visit from Santa

When: Saturday, Dec. 6

Time: 3:30 p.m. Santa’s Workshop

5:30 p.m. Parade

6 p.m. Tree lighting

Where: Downtown Eagle

Details: This year marks the 26th anniversary of this Eagle Chamber event. For more information contact Mary Ann Morrison at 970-306-2262.

Santa and the World’s Tallest Elf

What: Brunch and a visit from Father Christmas

When: Sunday, Dec. 7

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Paradigms Restaurant, 343 Capitol Street

Details: Brunch reservations recommended at 970-328-7990. A $5 donation for the Masons/Eagle Fire toy drive or donate an unwrapped toy.

Movie and discussion

What: Film screening and discussion for adults

When: Sunday, Dec. 7

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: The December film is “Miracle on 34th Street.”

Blood Drive

What: St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center donation mobile will visit Eagle

When: Thursday, Dec. 11

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle County Building

Details: Blood from St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center helps people across western Colorado and eastern Utah. In addition to serving St. Mary’s trauma, surgical, and cancer patients, the center provides the blood needed at most of the region’s smaller hospitals. One blood donation can help as many as four people.

Explorers Club

What: Hands on science club for elementary age kids

When: Thursday, Dec. 11

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Open to all students in kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information call 970-328-8800.

Winter Skate Extravaganza

What: A fun-filled afternoon of ice skating in a holiday atmosphere with special furry visitors and exciting figure skating performances by Skate Club Vail.

When: Sunday, Dec. 14

Time:1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Eagle Ice Rink, 1700 Bull Pasture Road

Details: The $5 entry cost includes skate rental. Bring the family over for some free hot chocolate and decorate a sweet treat. Don’t forget your cameras – Santa will be on site for visits.

Movie screening

What: Free showing of “Julie and Julia” followed by discussion

When: Monday, Dec. 15

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Art in the Afternoon

What: Free arts and crafts for elementary age students

When: Wednesday, Dec. 17

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for kids in fourth through sixth grades

When: Wednesday, Dec. 17

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The featured book is “Cracker: the best dog in Vietnam” by Cynthia Kadohata.

Stories with Santa

What: Enjoy classic holiday stories and a visit from Santa

When: Sunday, Dec. 21

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

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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