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Ski/Ride with elected officials

What: Members of the Vail Town Council and Eagle County Commissioners invite skiers and riders to join them for some runs on Vail Mountain.

When: Friday, Feb. 6

Time: 10 a.m.

Where: Gather at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village

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Details: Organized by Councilman Greg Moffet and Commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry, the outings are a way to connect elected officials with people who are passionate about the outdoors. No RSVPs are needed to take part in the upcoming ski and ride days. Participants simply need to meet at the base of Gondola One and assume responsibility for their own equipment, lift ticket and lunch. An intermediate ability level is advised.

Snowshoe for Peru

What: A 5K snowshoe race to benefit Corazan de Esperanza, a facility that aids at -risk youth and women in Peru

When: Saturday, Feb. 7

Time: 10 a.m.

Where: Sylvan Lake State Park

Details: All fitness levels are welcome. Pre-registration price is $25, race day registration is $30. Registration available on line at To learn more visit the event Facebook page at Snowshoe for Peru 5k.

Fire and Ice Extravaganza

What: Eagle Valley High School Foundation fund-raiser honoring long-time, retired EVHS staff members and coaches Dave and Susan Scott

When: Saturday, Feb. 7.

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: The event includes dinner, dancing with Harris & Lee Band, and a silent auction benefiting EVHS organizations. The Scotts will be inducted into the EVHS Hall of Fame. For tickets, contact Scott Green at 376-4080.

Young Frankenstien

What: Porchlight Players dinner theater production of the Mel Brooks musical

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13-15 and Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20 and 21

Time: Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Dinner service starts at 6 p.m. Curtain at 7 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion

Details: Tickets are $50 and include dinner catered by Fort Art Catering of Eagle. Ticket must be purchased online at least 48 hours in advance at

Art in the Afternoon

What: Free arts and crafts for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, Feb. 18

Time: 3:45 p.m.

Details: For more information call 970-328-8800.

School holiday matinee

What: Free showing of “Earth to Echo,” rated PG

When: Thursday, Feb. 19

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Free Family Fun Fair

What: Fun free indoor activities for the whole family

When: Saturday, Feb. 21

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Activities will include bouncey castles, bungee jumping and displays and demonstrations from area emergency service providers.

Getting Started with Savings

What: America Saves Week presentation in partnership with Colorado State University Extension

When: Monday, Feb. 23

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: America Saves Week is a national campaign encouraging individuals and families to save money and build wealth. For more information about the event call CSU Extension at 970-328-8630.

Russian Reading

What: The annual Russian literature book club will meet for celebratory zakuski (hors d’hoeuvres) and discussion of “The Funeral Party” by Lyudmila Ulitskaya.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 25

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Register your email with before Feb.1 to receive daily facts about the selection and its author. Copies of “The Funeral Party” are available at the circulation desk at the Eagle Public Library. For more information, call Jaci at 328-8800.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

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