Eagles Club 184 of Aspen is hosting a block party on Sunday to benefit the Shining Stars Foundation, raffling off more than 100 gifts and prizes donated by local businesses.
Raffle tickets are $5 each and prizes include dog sled rides with lunch, dinners at various restaurants, clothing, orthotics from Surefoot and float trips, to name a few.
The event kicks off at 11 a.m.; the drawing for prizes begins at noon. There will be a free barbecue, drink specials and plenty of football being watched.
The Eagles Lodge is located at 700 E. Bleeker St., near the city’s recycling drop-off center. Tickets can be purchased there or by logging on at http://www.shiningstarsfoundation.org/events/eagles-block-party-raffle/ .
The Limelight Hotel will be premiering “McConkey” in Aspen on Friday, Oct. 25.
The new film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions celebrates the life of Shane McConkey, a pioneer of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping.
The movie is not rated in the U.S. and is considered PG-13, due to nudity and language. There will be two showings of the film. A 7 p.m. showing will be geared towards families, while the second at 9:30 p.m. will be for adults 18 and older. Tickets for the film may be purchased at the Wheeler Box Office or online via www.aspenshowtix.com . Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 day of the show.
Happy hour pricing on beer (including $3 Bud Light) will be available all night to movie guests, and a “Saucer Boy Special” will be offered (Jack Daniels for $5).
Aspen Valley Hospital on Monday, Oct. 28 will offer a “Heartsaver CPR AED” class to the community. From 4-7 p.m., the class will take place in the Oden Conference Center at the hospital.
The cost is $30 per person and includes refreshments, the preparation manual and a two-year American Heart Association completion card. Participants will learn adult CPR, how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and how to relieve choking in an adult.
Register on line at www.avhaspen.org/heartsaver . The deadline for registrations is Friday, Oct. 25. For more information, call 544-1235.