May 13, 1998 thru
May 19, 1998
Heart Saver Course learn basic CPR, taught by registered nurses,
from 6-9 p.m. at Wood River Medical Centers Sun Valley Solarium. Participants will
receive heart saver certification for infants, children and adults. Free. Info: 622-3333.Wednesday
Introduction to Aromatherapy presented by Dr. L. Maria Maricich at
Avalon Holistic Health, 180 W. 1st Street,#305 in Ketchum. 6:30-8:30 p.m.. Info: 622-9400.
Culinary Herb Workshop with Cindy Hamlin at the Sawtooth Community
Garden Project at 7 p.m. Topics include: design concepts, color, perennials, annuals,
soil, shade and sun. Info: 726-9358. Thursday
Soul R & R presented by Michael Barth and Lucy Wade Stern from
10 a.m - 4 p.m. at the Singing Wolf Retreat near Solider Mt. in Fairfield. Fee: $42
including lunch. Info: Bea Jacobs, (208) 764-2448. Saturday
Rough Stock Clinic at Tinker Toy ranch. Bull riding, bareback,
saddles bronc and bull fighting. $75 per day per event, $100 for both days. Clinic begins
at 8 a.m. 5-7 p.m. jackpot rodeo with $25 entry fee. Ends at 8 p.m. Info: Rose Vaughn
788-7777. Saturday & Sunday
Wood River Gymnastics Summer Schedule is posted at the Hailey gym
for the June 8-26 and July 13-31 three-week sessions. Classes for boys and girls ages 2-3,
4-5, 5-7 and 8-and-up. Registration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 8, 12, 15 and 19. 788-5484.
GED/High School Equivalency Classes CSI, Fox Building, Hailey.
To register: 788-2038. 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays
Feldenkrais Awareness taught by John Vladimiroff in Hailey. Cost:
$3. Details: 788-4773. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays
CSI Spring Classes currently in session. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038
for details and to register.
Teen Womens Circle meets at WRHS. Info: 788-2880. Cost: $1
a week. 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays
Ketchum Childrens Story Hour: Free stories and talks for kids
age 3 and up at the Community Library, Fourth St. and Walnut Ave. from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays
Support Group for WRMS Students Boys meet Tuesdays, girl meets
Thursdays with counselors in room 610 to share ideas and learn communication skills.
3:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays
Hailey Children's Story Hour Free story time for kids ages 3-5 at
the public library, 7 Croy St. W. (corner of Main St.), 788-2036. 3:30 p.m. Thursdays
Humane Hikes Free kids' tours of the Animal Shelter of Wood River
Valley, Hailey. Cuddle the cats and dogs, learn about pet care and careers involving
animals. Call 788-4351 for reservations. Tuesdays-Saturdays
Ketchum After School Activity Program. Rec District activities for
grades 1-5 in Hemingway gym. Cost: $3 a day. Info: 788-2117. 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Hailey After School Activity Program Rec District activities in
Hailey Elementary School gym and multi-purpose room (through April 17). Cost: $2 a day.
3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Read-to-Me Around the House Community Library Childrens
Program. Register and receive a list of 60 childrens books and membership in the
Caldecott Club. Free. Daily
"Fly Fishing in the Amazon" slide show with outdoor
writer Garrett VeneKlasen, at Java on Fourth in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Sunday 726-2882.
"Sleep Disorders" a free lunchtime lecture by Joann
Sorento, PhD from 12:15-1:15 at the Womens Resource Center in Hailey. Bring a lunch.
Info: 788-5733. Thursday
Lucy Wade Stern tarot card reader and spiritual counselor speaks at
Chapter One Bookstore at 7 p.m. Private readings during the day. Info: 726-5425. Thursday
"Web Sites for Women" by Lisa Laajala, Manager of the
Womens Resource Center at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. 12:15-1:15.
Free. Bring a lunch. Info: 788-5733. Tuesday
Building Contractors Association of the Wood River Valley Mays
general membership lunch meeting from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum.
Guest speaker is Sun Valley Suns hockey coach Tim Jeneson. Cost $10 per person.
Carey Planning & Zoning meets 7:30 p.m. in the Carey School
Collaborative Stewardship meeting at the Stanley Community Building
fro 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Topics include: inappropriate development and up-date on winter rec
maps. Bring a lunch. Info: (208) 774-3460. Thursday
Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets in the old county
courthouse at 6:30 p.m. Agenda: public hearing on amendments to the zoning ordinance as it
relates to the floodplain and a new hearing on Dave Manookians proposed Southern
Star Acres PUD subdivision. Thursday
Chamber Board Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber meeting at Ketchum
Town Square at 8:15 a.m. Friday
Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old courthouse in
Hailey. Agenda: Short plat subdivision for 20.3 acres owned by Barker family at 1:30 p.m.
and public hearing on declaring and extending the current interim moratorium for 90 days
at 4 p.m. Monday
Ketchum City Council meets at city hall at 6 p.m. Agenda: Girl
Scouts speak on their trip to Ketchums sister city Tergernsee, public hearing for
Right-of-Way encroachment permit. Monday
Ketchum Rural Fire Protection District meets at Ketchum city hall
at 9 a.m. to discuss the Golden Eagle Ranch annexation and architectural proposals on
Griffin Butte. Tuesday
Bald Mountain Kennel Club meets at 7 p.m.. All dog lovers welcome.
Call for location, 788-6133. Tuesday
Annie Laughing Stock Production of the popular musical at the
Opera House in Sun Valley. Local cast of 35 adults and 21 little girls as orphans.
Tickets: $15 adults, $12 children, available at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum.
Performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. Info:726-3576. Wednesday & Thursday
Community School Senior Projects oral presentations continue in the
Sun Valley schools theater at 3 p.m. Talks by Adam Marvel, Nina Neivens and Tenaya
Plowman Wednesday. Presentations by Jessica Wasilewski, Alison Bjerke, J.J. Hanley
and Tanner Brooks Thursday. Talks by Devon Riley, Joe Littenberg and Esti Milam
13th Annual KLM Tool Night demonstrations and new products, at KLM
Hardware in Ketchum from 5-8 p.m. Thursday
Carey Community Cleanup Day is Thursday
Sun Valley/Ketchum BAH at Sawtooth Title, 171 6th Street West.
Co-sponsors: Ricos Pizza & Pasta and the Idaho Mountain Express. 5-7 p.m.
Cutthroat Classic Chess Tournament third annual two-day tournament
in the Sun Valley schools gym. Friday: free 6 p.m. lecture by American World
Team coach John Donaldson along with a 7 p.m. exhibition. Competition rounds at 9 a.m., 2
p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10-3 Sunday Details, 622-3955 ext. 148.
ICLs Wild Idaho! at Redfish Lake Idaho Conservation
Leagues annual gathering at Redfish Lake near Stanley. Utah naturalist Terry Tempest
Williams is keynote speaker at Saturday dinner. Panels, workshops field trips and
socializing. Info: 726-7485. Friday thru Sunday
Ketchum Arbor Day a tree planting celebration at the new Atkinson
Park building at 1 p.m. Friday
Dancers of Oz Footlight Dance Centre performance with 200 local
dancers doing the Wizard of Oz in the Wood River High School auditorium. Tickets: $5 for
adults, $4 for under 12 years and seniors available in advance at Chapter One Bookstore,
Ketchum. Info: 726-3664. Saturday & Sunday
Sun Valley/Ketchum clean up Meet at Atkinson Park in Ketchum at 10
a.m. for hot bagels and registration. Meet the recyclesaur. A free BBQ at Apples Bar
& Grill in Warm Springs at 1 p.m. Info: 726-4333. Saturday
WRMS Sixth-grade Choir Performance at Wood River Middle School in
Hailey at 7 p.m. Tuesday
Carey High School Music Program at Carey School at 7 p.m.
Craters of the Moon Loop Drive is open with access to all major
sites within the monument. Ice and snow are still present on several trails and caves and
lava tubes are still closed. Info: (208) 527-3257.
Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey is open for registration
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The county pool on Fox Acres
Road opens for the season May 23. 788-2144 ext. 3.
Ice Skating at the Sun Valley Outdoor Rink. Adults, $7.50,
children, $6.50, rentals $3. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.,
SNRA Passes Anyone who uses the Sawtooth National Recreation Area
and/or Ketchum Ranger District must buy a pass. Cost: $5 yearly or $2 per day, children
under age 6 free. Purchase passes at SNRA, Ketchum/Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce,
Backwoods Sports and Elephants Perch, Ketchum; Splash and Dash Texaco, Bellevue;
Galena Lodge, Smiley Creek Lodge and Jerrys Country Store, Stanley. Daily
Bowhunter Education Classes are offered by the Idaho Department
of Fish and Game. The class is 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9-1
Saturday. Register at High Desert Sports in Hailey.
Wood River Little League Opening Day Ceremonies and team photos,
at Nelson Field in Hailey at 9 a.m. Saturday
Idaho City Excellent Mountain Bike Adventure "Round Two"
of the 12-race Chevrolet Wild Rockies Mountain Bike Series, at Idaho City Friday and
Saturday. Details, 726-7354.
Co-ed Soccer League Registration is taken through May 16 at
Sturtevants stores in Ketchum and Hailey. League play on Wednesday evenings at Atkinson
Park in Ketchum will occur from June 1 through August. Cost $35 per person. Questions, Lia
Womens Soccer Practices for players of all abilities; on
the upper field at Ketchums Atkinson Park at 6 p.m. Thursdays; at South
Valley Sports Complex soccer field in Hailey at 6 p.m. Mondays. Details, Lara Stone
State A-2 High School Softball Tournament the eight-school
tournament is held for three days at softball fields in Twin Falls. Fourth District
champion Wood River opens with a game against Third District runner-up Payette at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Action continues Friday and Saturday.
State A-2/A-4 Track and Field Meet the 81st annual two-day meet
is held on Lyle Smith Field in Boises Bronco Stadium. Wood River (A-2) and Carey
School (A-4) athletes competing. Field events 9 a.m., 3200-meter run finals 9:30 a.m., A-4
running prelims 12:30 p.m., A-2 running prelims 5:30 p.m. Friday. More field event
finals and A-4 running finals 9 a.m. and A-2 running finals 12:45 p.m. Saturday
State Class B High School Tennis Championships take place in Boise,
with the Class B singles at Julia Davis Park and doubles at Les Bois Junior High School
Friday and Saturday. A total 12 Community School players have qualified, and 10
from Wood River High.
Spring Swimming Workouts take place in April and May at Sun Valley
Athletic Club in Ketchum. Students 9-and-over meet weekdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m., and
Beginning Lappers 7-9 meet weekdays from 3-3:45 p.m. Dates are April 20-May 22 with
coach Dick Pomeroy. 726-3664.
Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Free service sponsored by the
AARP and IRS. To make an appointment, call 78-3468. Through April 15. Tuesdays
Blaine County Senior Center 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, hosts
exercise classes, , card and indoor walking clubs, weekly blood pressure tests and noon
meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 788-3468 for details.
Running Club sponsored by Blaine County Fitness Center Monday and
Wednesday at 6 p.m. Saturday at 8 a.m. Contact: Katie Nasvik for info at 788-5820.
Nature Conservancy needs volunteers throughout the summer at the
Ketchum office and Silver Creek Preserve. Contact Molly at 726-3007.
Idaho Master Gardeners answer questions and identify plant
diseases, insects and problems from 1-4 p.m. at the U of I Blaine County Extension Office,
117 North River Street. Info: 788-5585. Mondays
Mens Meetings in Depth with Jungian analyst Scott William
Hyder from 6-8 p.m. one mile south of Ketchum. Info: 726-6999. Tuesday
Wood River Bridge meets at the Harker Center in Elkhorn. Everyone
welcome with or without a partner. Info: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at
622-5605. Wednesday at 6:45 and 2:45 Thursday.
Ecumenical Candlelight Taize service at St. Thomas Church, Sun
Valley Road, Ketchum, 5:30 p.m. Thursday
Souper Supper Dining Room Free dinners for locals, a joint project
by Wood River Valley religious organizations. At St. Charles Church Parish Hall. To help
out, call Margie Hill at 788-9363. 5-6 p.m., Thursdays & Mondays
Sun Valley Express Shuttle buses run six times a day between Sun
Valley and Boise. For reservations and information, call (800) 634-6539. Daily
KART Free transportation in and around Ketchum/Sun Valley. See page
C9 for locations and times. Daily
Country Swing Dancing Weekly sessions at Haileys Grange Hall
sponsored by the Idaho High Country Swingers. Beginners welcome. More details: 788-6209 or
726-9542. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wednesdays
Writers and Poets support group 6-7:30 p.m. in Hailey. Contact
Patty at 788-1967 for location and information. Mondays
Domestic Violence Womens Group A support group sponsored by
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence and led by Kathleen Battersby. At the
Hailey-Croy Street Exchange Building, Suite M, Hailey. Call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for more
info. Free. 7 p.m., Mondays
New Topic Meeting at the Sun Club, 5:30 p.m. Mondays
Self-Help Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon, Cocaine
Anonymous, Co-dependents Anonymous, Cross Addiction, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters
Anonymous and Sexaholics Anonymous in Ketchum, Hailey and Bellevue. Call the Sun Club,
Ketchum, for days and times: 726-7710. Daily
Radioactive fallout expert, May 20 Sponsored by the Snake River
Alliance, Dr. Arjun Makhijani, Pres., Institute of Energy and Environmental
Research, will speak at 7 p.m. at Ketchum Towne Square on the environmental effects of
nuclear weapons production, use and storage, aas well as the effects of radiation exposure
from US testing in the 50s. Info: 726-7271.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, May 20 the annual
leadership program begins at the Elkhorn pools. Scheduled class times are Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-6:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9-3 with final testing June 4. Open
to ages 15-and-up. There is a swim skills test. Details, Margie Caldwell 726-6016.
Fly-fishing Clinic for Adults, May 20 & 21 from 6:30-9 p.m.
at Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey, co-sponsored by Silver Creek Outfitters. Open
to adults and young adults over 18. All equipment provided. Donation: $10. Info: 788-2117.
Mountain Wellness Festival, May 22-25 a special celebration and
education of wellness approaches to living at various venues throughout the valley.
Workshops, readings, demonstrations, lectures, music, recreation, sports, and a fair.
High School Rodeo, May 22-23 the Fifth District spring circuit
continues with two days of action for Carey and Wood River hands at Blaine County
Fairgrounds in Carey at 7 p.m.
Springfest, May 23 & 24 12th annual festival of arts &
crafts, food & fun at Roberta McKercher Gateway Park in Hailey. Activities begin at 10
a.m. Info: 788-2700.
Memorial Celebration & Boat Parade, May 24 by the West Magic
Lake Rec. Club. Parade at noon, memorial services 2:30 p.m. at Magic Park, BBQ 3 p.m..
Drawing for fishing gear at 7:30 p.m. Info: (208) 487-1202.
"Hey Cowboy, Wanna Get Lucky?" June 12-14, Sky, Stars,
Wilderness!, June 19-21 Two new plays by Baxter Black and Rick Bass respectively. Part
of the Sun Valley Festival of New Western Drama. nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Advance
tickets: $20. Info: 726-8849.
Molly Ivins speaks at nexStage Theatre, Aug.3 Syndicated
columnist and author will speak at 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance at local bookstores,
$15 at the door. Sponsored by the ACLU of Idaho. Info: (208) 344-5243.
MUSEUMS & EXHIBITS
Blaine County Historical Museum is officially closed for winter but
call D. A. Outz, 788-4185, to arrange visits for groups. 218 N. Main St., Hailey.
Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum Closed until June.
Bellevue Old City Hall Museum is closed for the season but to
see whats inside, call Melanie Dahl, 788-3628. Main Street, Bellevue.
Ketchum Ore Wagon Museum The enormous fast freight wagons built
for the mining camps in 1884 are on permanent exhibit. Corner of Fifth Street and East
Avenue, Ketchum. Daily