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Kreuger Family Shamrock Shuffle: Saturday, March 14

The fourth annual Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle 5k and 10k races and the kids' 1k fun run will celebrate all things green in the spirit of St. Patrick‚Äôs Day! Taking place at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at the Vail Nordic Center, the event includes race categories for snowshoes and Yaktrax, as well as a non-prize-eligible running shoe category. Races will be followed by a lively post-race party with prizes, giveaways from Icebreaker, libations and more. Click here for details.                                  

Imagination Station, Open Daily

Because kids love creating and playing...The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play; a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning; a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving , a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion, and a vet clinic where children can play doctor to the animals. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 970-479-2292 for details.

Children's Art and Paint Your Own Pottery

Children's Art and Paint Your Own Pottery takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. VRD staff provide materials and teach some simple techniques that are too messy or too tough to try to do in your own at home. Drop-in is $5. Call 970-479-2292 for details.

Next Steps Taking Place in Clubhouse Renovation

The next step in the remodel of the town-owned Vail Golf and Nordic Clubhouse is taking place with announcement of the town's solicitation process for qualified construction management/general contractor services. The request for qualifications/proposals will be posted on the town's website at with submittals due March 18. The process to select contractor services follows an earlier decision by the Vail Town Council to proceed with next steps after agreeing to an increased budget to address escalation costs and construction modifications. The budget is now $10.9 million, up from $7 million. Click here for details regarding the request for qualifications and proposal.


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