You can use the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse to access events and notifications associated with your application.
To view application events
If Eclipse isn't displaying the AWS Explorer view, in the menu click Window > Show View > AWS Explorer. Expand the Elastic Beanstalk node and your application node.
In the AWS Explorer, double-click your Elastic Beanstalk environment.
At the bottom of the pane, click the Events tab.
A list of the events for all environments for your application is displayed.