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Holiday Break

What: Eagle County Schools students holiday break

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

Details: Students return to classrooms on Tuesday, Jan. 6.

DOWNTON ABBEY PREMIERE PARTY

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 .

River Bears of Alaska

What: The Eagle Valley Library District will hosted a presention by photrapher Tom Griffins titled “Photographice Journey to the river Vears of Alaska

When: Monday, Jan. 12

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: More than 100 brown bears fish at McNeil Falls, Alaska daily during the peak salmon spawn. Visitors from all over the world come to watch these large mammals in McNeil River State Park Game Sanctuary and Refuge. This 160,000-acre refuge of untouched cost lines and snow-capped volcanoes offers a rare opportunity to observe brown bears in their natural habitat preparing for the long winter ahead. Catch a glimpse of the world famous brown bears of McNeil River through the photograph lens of Tom Griffin, Manager of McNeil River State Park Game Sanctuary and Refuge in Alaska. This is a free event for the public. For more information, call Robyn at 328-8800.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work.

Where: Gypsum Public Library