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Basketball hijinks

What: Harlem Ambassadors will play an all-star team from the Eagle River Fire Protection District.

When: Thursday, March 13

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: Battle Mountain High School Gym

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Details: Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way of the Eagle River Valley. Tickets are on sale at Alpine Bank in Vail, Edwetards and Eagle. Cost is $14 for adults, $9 for kids and seniors. Kids under age 4 are free. For more information call Brian Nestor at 719-740-0733.

Saint Baldrick’s Fund-raiser

What: Head shaving in a party atmosphere to benefit childhood cancer research

When: Saturday, March 15

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle Fire Station

Details: Silent auction, head shaving bids and more. An after party is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Dusty Boot in Eagle. For more information contact Cynthia Pettit at 970-376-0027 or visit

Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed

What: Benefit for Eagle County 4-H featuring dinner, dancing and an auction

When: Saturday, March 15

Time: Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Dancing will follow.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: The event will include a live and silent auction featuring western artwork, golf passes, mountain cabin getaways and more. Local band Airborn will be making its final appearance, as they play their “Last Waltz” farewell performance until 11 p.m. A cash bar will be open all evening. Tickets are available from 4-H members or at the door. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $6 for children (ages 6-12), and $6 for seniors (65 and older). Children age 5 and under are free. Proceeds from the event go to 4-H scholarships and Eagle County Fair Awards. For more information, contact 4-H/Youth Development Agent Jenny Wood at or 970-328-8631 or visit

Film Screening for adults

What: Free showing of “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

When: Sunday, March 16

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

School Holiday Matinee

What: Free showing of “The Secret of the Kells” for elementary age kids

When: Monday, March 17

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Explorers Club

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

When: Wednesday, March 19

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

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

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for fourth through sixth graders

When: Wednesday, March 19

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The March book is “City of Orphans” by Avi and Greg Ruth.

Lunch and Learn

What: Lunch workshop program hosted by the Eagle Chamber

When: Thursday, March 20

Time: Noon

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: The topic for this month’s workshop is “Encouraging you to your potential.” The workshop is free for chamber members and $10 for non-members. Bring a brown bag lunch, drinks and dessert provided.

Poetry for fun

What: Poetry authors and readers can share original poems, poems by other or drop by to listen.

When: Friday, March 21

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Call 970-328-8800 for additional information.

Wine and Beer Tasting Benefit

What: Wine and beer tasting fund-raiser for EVHS Project Graduation

When: Saturday, March 22

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Creekside Grill at Gypsum Creek Golf Course

Details: Tickets are $25 per person or $40 per couple and the evening will include hors d’ oeuvres and a silent auction. For information call Teresa at 970-390-6785 or email

Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of “Despicable Me” for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, March 26

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

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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