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Porchlight Players

What: Porchlight Players annual board meeting

When: Wednesday, April 8

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: 32 Juniper Lane in Eagle

Details: The meeting is open to the public. For more information please contact board president, Ann Olin, at ann.olin@porchlightplayers.com.

High School Career Fair

What: Eagle County business recruiting and information event for local high school students, presented by Vail Valley Rotary Clubs, Eagle County Schools and the Vail Valley Partnership

When: Tuesday, April 7

Time: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Where: Battle Mountain High School

Details: Local business are welcome to participate to identify and hire furture employees. Students can learn about local work options and gain interview experience. For more information or to sign up call Jill Lammers at 970-477-4000 or email jlammers@visitvailvalley.com

9Health Fair

What: 36th annual community health fair hosted by the Eagle Lions Club

When: Saturday, April 18

Time: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Eagle Valley High School

Details: The 9Health Fair offers a$35 Blood Chemistry Screening, which provides information about blood sugar (glucose), cholesterol, triglycerides, liver, kidney, bone and muscle function and may show warning signs of diabetes, heart disease and other concerns. Other affordable screenings include a $30 Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening for men, which checks for prostate gland issues and cancer, a $20 Blood Cell Count screening, which checks the health of your blood, a $45 Vitamin D screening, which measures your baseline Vitamin D level, a $30 Hemoglobin A1C screening that gives an average blood sugar level over the past 2-3 months, and a $25 Colon Cancer Screening Take-Home Kit, which checks for colon cancer. Other free screenings are also offered. To register online visit http://www.9HealthFair.org.

Trail Jam

What: Celebration to mark the opening of the town of Eagle’s open space trails for the 2015 season

When: Saturday, April 18

Time: Ride the trails all day, post your photos on Facebook

Where: All Eagle trails

Details: Enjoy the trails throughout the day. After party planned at 4 p.m. at The Dusty Boot. Live music with Twang Box starts at 5 p.m. Food and drink specials all night.

Community Pride Highway Cleanup

What: More than 950 volunteers join in on this annual rite of spring to pick up litter from 140 miles of Eagle County highways (I-70 & Highways 6, 24 & 131).

When: Saturday, April 25

Time: 9 a.m.

Where: Teams spread out to locations countywide

Details: After a morning of hard work, volunteers gather at the Broken Arrow at Arrowhead where participants and their families are invited to a free thank you BBQ from noon to 2 p.m. with food, beer from Crazy Mountain, live music from First Chair and a raffle. To become a team leader for the cleanup or to join an existing team, email serrill@erwc.org or call (970) 827-5406.

Nimon Walker Award

What: Eagle County Historical Society and Eagle Valley Library District will recognize Richard Perske for his efforts to preserve local history.

When: Sunday, May 3

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Perske will be honored for is work on a new book “Boom Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Fulford.” The event will include a reception and a performance by Aspen’s History Players.

Western Slope Home & Recreation Expo

What: The region’s largest home show features manufacturers and retailers from across the region showcasing remodeling and repair products.

When: Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: The event is open to the public and access is free but suggested donations of $2 per person to benefit Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley. For more information, to register, or for a full list of vendors that will be at the Home Expo visit http://www.westernslopehomeshow.com.

EVENING OF THE STARS

What: Annual staff recognition event for Eagle County Schools

When: Saturday, May 16

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. awards ceremony, 7:30 p.m. dinner

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center and Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

Details: Nominations are due by March 27. Categories include outstanding educator, rookie of the year, support staff and friend of education nomination forms. Students, colleagues, parents and community members can submit nominations. All applications can be found at http://efec.org/event/evening-of-stars/.


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