Shaving away with St. Baldricks |

Shaving away with St. Baldricks

A local youngster smiles as he gets his head shaved alongside fellow head shavees for the annual St. Baldrick's head shaving at the Fire Station in Eagle.The annual St. Paddy's Day event raises money for child cancer research and is planned this Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.
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Coming Attractions

Business After Hours

What: Eagle Chamber of Commerce mixer

When: Thursday, March 17

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Where: Elements day spa at Eagle Ranch, 1140 Capitol Street

Details: All are welcome, giveaways planned

St. Baldrick’s Fund-rasier

What: Head-saving in a festival atmosphere to benefit childhood cancer research

When: Saturday, March 18

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle Fire Station

Details: To learn more, sign up to have your head shaved or to donate visit

Eagle Easter Egg Hunt

What: Annual community egg hunt for ages 10 and younger

When: Saturday, March 26

Time: 10 a.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park.

Detail: Bring your own basket and the hunt will proceed, rain or shine.

Gypsum Egg-stravaganza

What: Easter fun for all ages

When: Saturday, March 26

Time: 9:15 a.m. — Scavanger hunt for kids ages 6 to 12

9: 30 p.m. — Easter egg hung for kids up to age 5

Where: Town Hall Park

Details: Kids ages up to 5 years will receive an Easter basket and be released in groups of 20 in an area where they can easily grab filled eggs.The Easter Bunny will be available for photos and a craft tent is planned.The Gypsum Fire Department will host the annual Easter pancake breakfast starting at 9 a.m.

The Gypsum Recreation Center will host Eggquatics, an underwater egg hunt, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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