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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.

One book one valley matinee

What: Watch the first two episodes of the television series “Longmire” as part of the One Book One Valley event.

When: Sunday, April 19

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This year’s community read selection is “Cold Dish” by Craig Johnson, the first book in the Longmire series. Call 970-328-8800 for more information.

POETRY NIGHT

What: Poetry evening for writers and readers

When: Monday, April 20

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: In celebration of National Poetry Month, bring in your best poem to share with the group. Read from one of your favorite poets or just come in to listen. Refreshments provided. For more info, call Robyn at 970-328-8800.

WRITING A LEGACY

What: Carol Bellhouse – attorney, author and end-of-life specialist – will conduct a workshop on how to write the most priceless and immortal document of all – your legacy.

When: Thursday, April 23

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: An estate consists of the money and property you leave to your heirs. But a legacy is the inheritance that will be treasured most by your family – your story, experiences, life lessons and blessing. Whether formed into a book, letter, film or recording, it is the most meaningful and profound bequest you can give. Writing materials will be provided. To register, please call Robyn at 970- 328-8800.

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.

BOOK BUZZ

What: Librarians Robyn and Amy will share information about their favorite recent reads.

When: Monday, April 27

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This month’s session will feature titles form the upcoming Books in Bloom event authors. The public is welcome to attend and the discussion, and will be followed by April book club discussion of Karen Joy Fowler’s “We are all Completely Beside Ourselves.”

FLY FISHING WITH DUANE REDFORD

What: Fly-fishing guide Duane Redford, author of “Fly Fisher’s Playbook” will do a power point presentation for the public.

When: Wednesday, April 29

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: This event is sponsored by Eagle Valley Library District and Minturn Anglers.

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 his 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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