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Holiday Break

What: Eagle County Schools students holiday break

When: Friday, Dec. 19 through Monday, Jan. 6

Details: The first semester for the 2014-15 term concludes Thursday, Dec. 18

Teen Holiday Party

What: Eagle Public Library will host a holiday party for its young adult readers.

When: Thursday, Dec. 18

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

Details: Activities will include holiday crafts, games and goodies.

I-70 wildlife migration presentation

What: The Eagle Valley Land Trust in partnership with ECO-resolutions will present a study on wildlife habitat connectivity and migration routes across Interstate 70.

When: Friday, Dec. 19

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle County Building, 500 Broadway

Details: Julia Kintsch from ECO-resolutions will discuss efforts to improve connectivity across I-70, including the results of a 2011 study which identified zones where highway mitigation would offer the greatest benefits for wildlife movement north and south of the interstate. Her talk will focus on priority areas identified in Eagle County and how they could tie into county land use planning and management. For more information, contact Environmental Policy Planner Adam Palmer at 970-328-8734 or

School’s OUt Movie

What: Free showing of “Home Alone”

When: Friday, Dec. 19

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Free snacks provided. Call 970-328-8800 for more information.

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

Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of “Prancer” for elementary age students

When: Tuesday, Dec. 30

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library


What: Downton fans can gather for a pre-premiere party.

When: Saturday, Jan. 3

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Participants will watch the final episode from Season 4, followed by refreshments, Downton trivia, a jigsaw puzzle and board game. For more information, call Robyn or Anne L. at 328-8800.

Twelfth Night Tree Bonfire

What: The Eagle Valley Lions Club hosts this traditional Christmas tree bonfire party.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 6

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Hot chocolate provided. Please bring your old Christmas tree to the south side of the Town Park at 6th and Wall streets before 6 p.m. on Jan. 6 .

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

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