For the issue of August 26 thru September 1,  1998  

 

Calendar for
August 26, 1998 thru
September 1, 1998


WEDNESDAY

Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament the 22nd annual charity golf tournament gets underway with registration from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sun Valley Lodge and practice rounds all day on the Sun Valley and Elkhorn golf courses.

Wood River High School Registration sophomores pick up schedules, pay fees and have pictures taken from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the high school, Hailey. 788-3481.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal: Beef-a-roni w/green pepper, buttered corn/ biscuits, Caesar Salad w/ carrots, chocolate cake. Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Fly-Fishing 101, registration required, fee. Details: 726-5282.

Wood River Middle School Registration, Runs through the Aug. 28. 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the middle school, Hailey. Wednesday 7th graders (last names M-Z), Thursday: 6th graders (last names A-Mc), Friday 6th graders (last names M-Z).

Mountain Bike Basic Repair & Riding Clinic 5-7 p.m. originating at Sturto’s, Ketchum. Details: 726-4512.

Climbing Peak-a-Week non-technical summit climb. Details: 726-4652.

Sun Valley Parade of Homes Runs through Sunday. Weekdays 5-8 p.m., Weekends 1-8 p.m. Awards Reception for Peoples Choice Thursday, Sept.10, at Elkhorn Resort 6:30 p.m., cost $20, Details 726-1570

Wood River BMX weekly racing at the track west of Hailey. Registration 5:30-6:30 p.m. Arrive promptly.

Company of Fools auditions for "Talley’s Folly,, 6-9 p.m. at the Artspace in Hailey. Scripts available at 5:30 p.m. or for sale at Read All about It in Hailey. Details: Denise Simone at 788-6520.

Astrology Lecture David Pond, Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. 8 p.m. $10 fee.

THURSDAY

Technology Committee Breakfast Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce is holding its entrepreneurial breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Cottonwood Deli in Ketchum. Guest speaker is Pete Van Der Meulen of Power Engineers. Details 725-2109.

Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament the 22nd annual charity golf tournament continues with registration from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sun Valley Lodge and practice rounds all day on the Sun Valley and Elkhorn golf courses. Welcome reception at 6:30 p.m.

Redfish Lake Bear Trap Walk 10-11 a.m. Salmon Walk 1-2 p.m. Meet at Redfish Lake Visitor Center.

Wood River High School Registration freshmen pick up schedules, pay fees and have pictures taken from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the high school, Hailey. 788-3481.

Youth Adventure Program from the Environmental Resource Center. Orienteering and Wildlife Safari From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. All ages, meet at ERC at 9 a.m. Cost $30. Info: 726-4333.

Studio Tours with Debbie Edgers Sturges 1-3 p.m. meeting at the Sun Valley Center. Tour of host’s studio. Cost $5. Details: 726-9491.

Sun Valley Walking Tour 10 a.m.- noon. Meet at Ketchum Town Square at 9:45 a.m. Details: 726-8461.

Farmer’s Market 4-7 p.m. at the Croy Street Market Place in Hailey offering garden produce. Details: Mark Cook at 788-3917.

Environmental Resource Center Brown Bag film series, Double Feature: "How the Waste was Won: Source Reduction and Recycling in the West" and "Building Green: In Pursuit of Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficiency." Noon behind Clarion Inn. Details: 726-4333.

Argentine Tango Workshop through Saturday.. Instructors from Buenos Aires with help from Dale Bates and Caryn Crawford. No partner? No problem. Thursday 7-10 p.m., Friday 7-10 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. Tuition. Details: 788-5448 or 726-5187

BCAWRV Golf Scramble the 7th season of Building Contractors of Wood River Valley golf scrambles continues at 4:30 p.m. at Bigwood Golf Course north of Ketchum. Registration 4 p.m. 726-1570.

Roller Hockey for all levels of skaters, at 7 p.m. at the Ketchum Park & Ride. Bring your own equipment.

Annual 4-H Award Party 6:45 p.m., Hop Porter Park in Hailey, Bring a plate of cookies. Details: 788-5585

Summer Evening Bird Walks 6:30-8 p.m., meet at Hop Porter Park with Brian Sturges. Final walk of the season, for people of all ages. $5 suggested donation. Details: 726-4333.

From Here to Nirvana Jerry Jones will host a slideshow and booksigning at Chapter One Books in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Details 726-6259

FRIDAY

Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament first round of the two-day, 36-hole tournament at 8:30 a.m. on the Sun Valley and Elkhorn golf courses. Auction dinner 6:30 p.m. at River Run Lodge. Over 270 golfers are expected for the 22nd annual tournament, which has a fund-raising goal of close to $400,000 for leukemia research. Spectators are welcome to welcome the golfers. Check the pairing sheets at the golf pro shops.

Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships hosted by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club today through Sunday at the Sun Valley rink. Compulsory moves, dance, free skating and short programs.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Quesadillas, scalloped spinach green salad w/carrots & tomatoes, cake w/cherry sauce. At the Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Redfish Lake Salmon Spawning Lecture with Cathy Baer. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Indian Riffles 16 miles north of Stanley on Hwy 75. Wolf Talk 1-2 p.m., Nature Walk 2-3 p.m. meet at Redfish Lake Visitor Center. Campfire at Redfish Lake Moraine Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m. presentation by Tom Vietor, Fintknapping with obsidian.

Customer Appreciation Day 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hailey Post Office. Refreshments and prizes. Details: 788-2276

Reg Reeves, Idaho’s own story teller, will be at the Children’s Library in Ketchum at 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Carey School Football Sawtooth Conference eight-man football game against Camas County of Fairfield at 3:30 p.m. at Derrick Parke Memorial Field, Carey. First game of the season.

WRHS Cross Country first meet of 1998, the CSI Invitational, at 4 p.m. in Twin Falls.

Films al frescoe 9:30 p.m. Two short films, Flatland and Stravinsky. Bring blankets and goodies to the backyard of Iconoclast Books in Ketchum

SATURDAY

Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament final round of the two-day, 36-hole tournament at 8:30 a.m. on the Sun Valley and Elkhorn golf courses. Awards celebration party 6:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field tent. Spectators are welcome to welcome the golfers. Check the pairing sheets at the golf pro shops

Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships hosted by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club through Sunday at the Sun Valley rink. Free skating (Pre-Preliminary to Junior Ladies and Men) and Artistic events today. Spectators welcome.

Inline Skate Clinics 9-10 a.m. at the Park-and-Ride Lot, Ketchum. Instructions available for adults and kids, rentals available. Details: 726-4501.

Canine Companion "Mutt Strut" 10 a.m. at Rotary Park, Ketchum, 1- to 2-mile walk with your best four-legged friend, leash mandatory, call 726-2606 or 726-7387 for pledge sheets.

WRHS Volleyball the Wolverine varsity opens its 1998 season at the South Fremont tournament in St. Anthony, 8:30 a.m.

Redfish Lake Salmon Walk 10-11 a.m. Indian Rock Shelter tour 1-2 p.m. Campfire 8:30 p.m. at Redfish Lake Moraine Amphitheater. 9 p.m. Wide Traveling Falcons/Peregrine Reintroduction Successes with guest speaker Bruce Haak, Idaho Fish and Game.

Greyhound Rescue of Idaho 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with retired racers, some available for adoption, at Oliver’s Animal Center in Ketchum and from 3-4 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore. Meet the racers and the people trying to save them. Details 788-9112.

Carey School Volleyball the Panthers open their 1998 campaign with a tri-meet in Rockland against Raft River and Rockland at noon.

Book Signing of "Passionate Palate" from 8-9 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. Ailene Eberhard, the author, will be present. Details: 726-5425.

Sun Valley Ice Show this week’s headliner was still unsettled early this week after the Surya Bonaly canceled due to an injury. Show starts at sunset (approx. 9 p.m.). Details and tickets: 622-2231.

SUNDAY

Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships the 32nd annual competition hosted by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club wraps up at the Sun Valley rink. Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon.

Redfish Lake Junior Ranger for ages 7-11 at 10-11 a.m. Wolf Talk at 1-2 p.m. Meet at Redfish lake Visitor Center.

Andrea Gratteau Benefit car rally and scavenger hunt begins at 11 a.m. Pre-registration required, call 726-1706 for details. Street dance at Picabo Street in Warm Springs starting at 4 p.m.

Fine Furniture Preview 1-6 p.m. Clarion Inn Conference Center, Ketchum. Details: 726-3663.

Community School 25th Anniversary Community School Quad, 4 p.m. BBQ and live entertainment, new building dedication.

"Night, Mother" free play reading at Iconoclast Bookstore garden in Ketchum. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

School Starts! and summer vacation officially ends for Blaine County public school students and Community School private school students. Drive carefully! School buses will be back on the roads.

Tennis Entry Deadline is today at Ketchum’s Warm Springs Tennis Club for the Sept. 4-7 Labor Day tournament. Men’s and women’s singles and doubles offered in 3.0 through Open classes. Call 726-4040.

Redfish Lake Salmon Walk and Talk 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at Redfish Lake Visitor Center.

Fly-casting Clinic from 6-7 p.m. at the Bigwood Golf Course pond. Fly-rods provided. Details: 726-5282.

Fly-Fishing Fun and Fundamentals Clinic Meet at Heagle Park, Hailey at 6:30 p.m. Equipment and instructions provided for adults and kids. Details: 788-7847

Fine Furniture Auction 6 p.m. at the Clarion Inn. Details: Polly Noe 726-3663.

TUESDAY

GED class registration from 10 a.m. to noon at the CSI office in Hailey. Registration continues Sept. 3 from 1-3 p.m., and classes begin Sept. 8. Details: 788-2071.

Wood River Gymnastics Registration for the Sept. 15-Dec. 18 fall session, all ages and skill levels, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the Hailey gym located at 910 South 4th Ave. across from Roberta McKercher Park. First come, first served. Details: 788-5484.

Sun Valley Center Classes through Friday. Hitched Horsehair: Tying the Old Tradition to the New West. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition. Details: 726-9491

WRHS Volleyball tri-meet at Gooding with the host team and American Falls, 4:15 p.m.

Community School Volleyball home Northside Conference matches against Shoshone at 4:30 p.m. at the Cutthroat gym in Sun Valley.

Natural History Walk with Poo Wright-Pulliam, starts at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC in Ketchum. Details: 726-4333

Carey School Volleyball non-conference matches at Mackay, 6 p.m.

MEETINGS

Wood River Medical Center Board of Trustees meet at the Sun Valley campus hospital 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Blaine County Transportation Committee 7:45 a.m. Ketchum City Hall. Topic: Speed limits, Thursday

Technology Committee entrepreneurial no-host breakfast featuring guest speaker Pete VanDerMeulen of Power Engineers at 8 a.m. at Cottonwood Deli in Ketchum, Thursday

Board of County Commissioners Meeting has been moved from Thursday, Aug. 27, to Thursday, Sept. 3. The meeting will be at the old county courthouse at 6:30 p.m. The subject of the meeting will be amendments to the Subdivision Ordinance.

Sun Valley City Council 4 p.m. Sun Valley City Hall Thursday.

Bellevue City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall. Agenda items include update on comp plan from P&Z members and a public hearing on the budget. Thursday.

Ketchum Planning and Zoning 5:30 p.m., Ketchum City Hall, Conditional Use Permit hearing for Sawtooth Development on planned 41 unit development at Warm Springs Road. Monday.

Public Hearing on Private Property Rights old county courthouse, 206 1st Ave. South, Hailey, Meeting regarding proposed comprehensive zoning ordinance for the county. Public Hearing 7 p.m. Monday.

ONGOING

Head Start is taking applications for 1998-1999 school year. Call 788-0082 or stop by 313 N Main, Hailey

Friends of Rotarun Suporters for a new ski lift meet each Monday at 7 p.m. in the ski hill warming hut to discuss fundraising ideas. Meets weekly until Oct. Details 720-3011

Humane Hikes Free kid’s tours of the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley, Hailey. Cuddle the cats and dogs, learn about pet care and careers involving animals. Call anytime for reservations at 788-4351.

Read-to-Me Around the House Community Library Children’s Program. Register and receive a list of 60 children’s books and membership in the Caldecott Club. Free. Daily

Wood River Bridge meets at the Harker Center in Elkhorn. Everyone welcome with or without a partner. Details: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at 622-5605. Wednesday at 6:45 and 2:45 Thursday. The club also meets at the Senior Center in Hailey at 6:45 p.m. each Monday. Call Mary Louise at 788-4732.

Super 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

Writers and Poets support group meets at Java on Main Street in Hailey at 6 p.m. For details, contact Patti at 788-1967. Mondays

Domestic Violence Women’s 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 (24-hr. phone: 726-4650), 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

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.

"Whad-Up" Education Group meets Mondays at 4 p.m. at the Project Respect office in the Croy St. building for 1 hour as drug and alcohol education to explain the reality associated with all drugs of choice. Details: Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116.

Aftercare Group 6 p.m. for all past clients of Project Respect. Details: Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116. Mondays

Nature Walks at Silver Creek Preserve 10 a.m. meet at the Silver Creek Visitor Center. Details: 788-2203. Second and last Saturdays through September

Camp Meeting Services by the Bellevue House of Prayer 10 a.m. daily and 7 p.m. nightly at the Bellevue Elementary School with guest speakers Robert Nelson, Joan Pierce, Donald Hagens, and John Atkinson. Daily

"Ride a Wild Tale" the Bellevue Public Library 1998 summer reading program, 10 -11:30 a.m. for children ages 4 and up. Details: 288-2128.

UPCOMING

Wood River Gymnastics Registration, Sept. 2 for the Sept. 15-Dec. 18 fall session, all ages and skill levels, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the Hailey gym located at 910 South 4th Ave. across from Roberta McKercher Park. First come, first served. Questions, 788-5484.

GED class registration from 1-3 p.m. at the CSI office in Hailey Sept. 3. Classes begin Sept. 8. Details: 788-2071.

Registration for Youth Soccer and Flag Football, Sept. 3 the Blaine County Recreation District programs run each Saturday Sept. 12-Oct. 17. Registration occurs Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hailey Elementary School multipurpose room. Youth soccer is for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade, and flag football for grades 1-6. 788-2144.

St. Luke’s New Hospital Plan Unveiling The master architectural renderings and site plans will be presented. Sept. 3 3-5 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, Ketchum and 6-8 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library.

Labor Day Tennis Tournament, Sept. 4-7 at Ketchum’s Warm Springs Tennis Club. 726-4040.

Indoor Antiques Show at the nexstage Theater in Ketchum. Sept. 5 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sept. 6 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7 9 a..m.-5 p.m.

Wagon Days Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. - noon, Volunteers needed Sept. 5-6 Ketchum Details: 788 5941

Sun Valley Ice Shows: Sept. 5 Ilia Kulik. Sept. 12 Jozef Sabovcik. Sept. 19 Elizabeth Manley. Shows starts at sunset. Details and tickets: 622-2231.

Sun Valley Center Classes. Sept. 2, 16, 30 Writing the Wild West with Diane Joesphy Peavey. Reading and discussion of western authors. Tuition. Details: 726-9491.

Chasing the Ghost of Amelia Earhart Slide-show and lecture by local pilot and businessman Reid Dennis. Sept 3 The Community Library, Ketchum at 7 p.m.

Wood River Gymnastics: Fall classes posted at Gym, 910 South 4th Avenue, Hailey. Fall Session Sept. 15-Dec. 18. All ages and skill levels. Registration: Sept. 1-2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Call 788-5484 for information.

Annual Labor Day Celebration, Sept. 6 conducted by the West Magic Lake Recreation Club at Magic Resort south of Bellevue. Boat parade noon, barbecue 3 p.m. and drawing 7 p.m. Tickets $1 apiece or six for $5. 208-487-1202.

Labor Day Parade, Sept. 7 11 a.m. in Bellevue. Park Celebration noon in Bellevue.

Antiques Fair Blue Haven Antiques Sept, 5-7,Two miles South of Ketchum, Details: 726-1176

Art and Music Festival at the Heritage Museum, Ketchum, Sept. 5 and 6

IRS Problem Solving Day, Sept.10 8 a.m.-6 p.m. IRS Office, Federal Building, 550 West Fort Street, Boise

Poetic Medicine Workshop, Sept. 11-13 poetry workshop led by John Fox. Open to adults of all experience levels. Cost $300 including room and board. Begins at 6 p.m. at the Sawtooth Hotel. Details: (208) 774-9947.

Sun Valley Photographic Workshop, Sept. 18-20 The Lost River Range and the Pasimeroi. Details 726-4333

The Natural Step, Sept. 22-23 a workshop on personal sustainability facilitated by Linda Hestag and Harvey Stone of the Idaho Round Table and Oilonomia. Cost $100. Potluck dinner. Details and registration: Linda Hestag (208) 588-2331.

Pinnacle Picnic, Sept. 26 sponsored by Expedition Inspiration to benefit breast cancer research. Details: 726-6456.

Animal Evaluation, Sept. 26 Delta Society Pet Partners 9 a.m. at 4151A Glenbrook Dr. Hailey. Details: 788-6137.

Bellevue Business After Hours, Oct. 14 5:30 p.m. at Mr. Steam, 720 N. Main St., Bellevue.

International Festival of Women’s Fly Fishers, Oct. 29-31 in town for a conclave and meeting discussing fly-fishing education, conservation and the development of opportunities for women in the sport. Details: 726-9675.

 

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