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. Scat!We all know that’s what grandma said to the cat, or particularly unruly grandchildren. But it’s also a card game popular in Germany, and a couple of local scat aficionados are looking for a playing partner. Anyone interested in playing scat with a couple of good-humored Germans can call Peter at 476-6970….Come for commemorative coinsWant a memento of Eagle’s centennial celebration?The Eagle County Centennial Committee has special-ordered commemorative coins, featuring the Centennial logo.There’s a limited number – 500 total, with 250 left to sell. They will be available for purchase at the Kuttin’ Korner on Broadway during the Christmas on Broadway celebration Wednesday, Dec. 7. Cost is $5 per coin.Stop in and get one. They are a true collector’s item.New local history bookLongtime Minturn resident Bill Burnett has completed his history book about the zinc mine at Gilman. Titled “The Eagle on Battle Mountain at Gilman, Colorado and My Life as I Remember,” the book offers detals about working in the mine that was for many years the mainstay of the Eagle County economy.The Eagle County Historical Society is now selling the publication. Cost is $15 plus $3 in postage for those who want the book mailed to them.To order a book, contact Kathy Heicher at 328-7104; or e-mail The Historical Society will also be selling local history books from a table in the Kuttin’ Korner on Broadway during the Christmas on Broadway celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m.Open houseThe Eagle Art Works Holiday Open House will be held at The Studio, 851 Sawatch Ave. in Eagle. The event will be held on Friday from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Unique gifts, pottery, paintings jewelry, glass art and more can be purchased. Custom orders available. For more information, call 328-6169.Grandma hugsHappy birthdayA pair of young men in the area have December birthdays, and Grandma Deb in Florida called to wish them well. So, Abes and Dan-O, know that your grandma is thinking about you and loves you very much! ………

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