For the issue of December 2 thru December 8,  1998  

 

Calendar for
December 2, 1998 thru
December 8, 1998


Wednesday, Dec. 2

Community Library is closed today.

Community School Book Fair today through Friday, Dec. 4 at Ex Libris Books in Sun Valley from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free gift wrapping. All proceeds to the school library. 622-7234.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, barbecue chicken with rice pilaf, biscuits, gingerbread with sauce. Massage by appointment. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Advent Luncheon Meditations and Noontime Services the Ketchum-Sun Valley Ministerial Association presents 30-minute services starting at 12:15 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sun Valley Rd. The services featuring prayer, music, scripture and other readings are held each Wednesday from Dec. 2 through Dec. 23.

Grant Writing today through Friday at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum with Dana Meyers. Fee. Detailed brochure available. To register: 888-908-9519.

Hemingway Centennial Celebration Meeting from 4-5:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

Community School Boys Basketball home games against Twin Falls Jrs./Sophs at the Cutthroat gym in Sun Valley. JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Girls Only Ice Hockey Team girls ages 10 through high school practice from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Sun Valley Skating Center.

Alaska slide show at 7:30 p.m. Experience the lore of Alaska’s gold rush in this slide show of a 125-mile dog mush and skijour down Alaska’s 40 Mile and Yukon Rivers. Call 726-7475 for details and Ketchum location.

Rock climbing for kids second session from Blaine County Rec for kids 5 years and up. Fee. Three weeks of instruction. Register at Rock Down Under in Hailey. Details: Doug at 788-1155.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center at 9:50 p.m. between Local Boys and Apple’s.

Avalanche Awareness class for all ages at Hemingway Elementary from 6-9 p.m. with Brian Dirksmeier and Bruce Smith. Topics include: weather, snowpack history, terrain and route selection. Stability evaluation, avalanche rescue, tranceiver use, self rescue, and first aid. Free from Blaine County Rec. Details: 788-2117, ext. 15.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Community School Book Fair today through Friday, Dec. 4 at Ex Libris Books in Sun Valley from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free gift wrapping. All proceeds to the school library. 622-7234.

Taize Candlelight Service quiet non-denominational service of meditation, song and prayer each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sun Valley Rd., Ketchum.

"Fueling Your Sport" third in the Wood River Medical Center’s four-week exercise and nutrition series. At 7 p.m. at Blaine County Fitness Center, 21 E. Maple, Hailey. Conducted by Natalie Reitmann, MS, WRMC’s dietician.

WRHS Girls Basketball SCIC conference games at Wendell. Freshman 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Business Showcase the sixth annual display and showcase of 60 local businesses. From 4:30-7 p.m. in the Limelight Room of Sun Valley Inn. Meet new customers and sample new products. Deadline for entries ($50 per booth) is Nov. 15 with the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce, Sue Gibson, 725-2105. Sponsored by Sun Valley Company, Air Touch Cellular and Names & Numbers.

Community School Boys Basketball games at Twin Falls Christian Academy. Varsity boys 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m.

Carey School Girls Basketball home varsity game against Bliss at 6 p.m.

"Medicinal Herbs for Winter Months," A presentation by valley herbalists Jim Flocchini and Meryl Kastin on Thurs. from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Akasha in Chapter One in Ketchum. Saturday from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Carbonate Mountain Healing Center in Hailey (Formerly the Wellness Center). Also herbs for the holiday season. Free. Details: 788-7863.

"Getting the Most Out of Your Annual Exam" with Tracey Busby, MD at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center in Hailey from 12:15-1:15. Details: 788-5733.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber Holiday Coffee for volunteers at 10 a.m. in the old town hall meeting room. Details: Betty at 725-2108.

Friday, Dec. 4

No School Today at the Community School Elementary School in Sun Valley because of parent conferences.

Hailey Chamber of Commerce Board Elections deadline for voting is today.

Community School Book Fair last day at Ex Libris Books in Sun Valley from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free gift wrapping.

First Annual Festival of Trees today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. Enjoy crafts and gift items, phjotos with Santa, raffles, lunch and music by local students. Adults: $2, children $1. Details: 788-3468.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center is closed for the holiday. At the Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Carey Holiday Basketball Tournament the two-day, four-team tournament begins at Carey School gym. At 5 p.m., Carey varsity girls vs. Oakley in the new gym and Murtaugh vs. Mackay in the old gym. At 6:30 p.m., Carey JV boys vs. Oakley in the new gym and Murtaugh’s JV boys vs. Mackay in the old gym. At 8 p.m., Carey’s varsity boys vs. Oakley in the new gym and Murtaugh vs. Mackay in old gym.

Friday Night Late Shopping Hailey Chamber of Commerce promotion, double coupons night, businesses open 5-8 p.m. in downtown Hailey.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings. Sign up, please. At the Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Youth Open Basketball in Ketchum all students from third grade and up are invited to participate in twice-weekly sessions during November and December. They are Fridays and Mondays from 6-8 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. Free, sponsored by the Blaine County Rec District, volunteers always appreciated. Call 788-2117 ext. 15.

Senior Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8 p.m., Deja Vu vs. Lefty’s. At 9:30 p.m., Four Seasons vs. Yoga.

Adult Indoor Soccer the Blaine County Recreation District’s indoor program is held each Friday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym, starting Dec. 4 and running through March. Drop-in fee $2 per night. Supervisor is Ned Wheeler.

WRHS Boys Basketball first Wolverine games of the season, at Glenns Ferry. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Argentine tango workshop sponsored by the International Buenos Aires Tango Association. Advanced: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beginner: 8-9:30 p.m. at Sacred Cow Yoga Studio. First 45 mins. Free. Details: 788-5448.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Cross Country Demo Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Sun Valley Nordic Center for both track and skate skis. Factory sales reps with the latest equipment sponsored by Backwoods Mt. Sports and the Elephant’s Perch.

Magic Valley Model Railroad open house from noon until 5 p.m. at the Filer Fairgrounds. Free. Details: (208) 733-2382.

Hailey Holiday Giveaway at 2 p.m. in front of Hailey Public Library, Main and Croy. Prizes and cash. A Hailey Chamber of Commerce promotion.

First Annual Festival of Trees from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. Enjoy crafts and gift items, phjotos with Santa, raffles, lunch and music by local students. Adults: $2, children $1. 788-3468.

Papoose Club 8th annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Over 50 vendors.

Children’s Christmas Party hosted by Hailey’s Calvary Bible Church at 1 p.m. Come meet Squatty Body Bob. Music and special treats, followed by a 3 p.m. ice skating party at the Sun Valley rink. Everyone invited, bring a friend. 788-9174.

Auditions for The Company of Fools upcoming production of the Moss Hart/George Kaufman comedy "You Can’t Take It With You." From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today and Sunday at Liberty Theater, Hailey. A total 17 parts are available with ages from the 20s to 70s. Rehearsals begin in January, with performances set for March 18-28, 1999. Details, Denise 788-6520.

"Forever Plaid," performances today through Monday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 10-13. A nostalgic comedy with 50s music, to be staged by the New Theatre Company at the Sun Valley Boiler Room. Directed by Patty Parsons, featuring Paul Stoops, Eric Larson, David Blampied and Russ Kirk, with music by Joe Fos, Jeff Rew, Ted Dyer and Dorinda Rendahl. Tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About it in Hailey. Details: 726-2271.

Indoor Filer Flea Market today and Sunday at the Twin Falls County Fair Grounds 7 mi. west of Twin Falls on SH 33. Free. Over 30 vendors and Santa. Details: (208) 532-4439.

Carey Holiday Basketball Tournament the two-day, four-team tournament wraps up at Carey School gym. At 5 p.m., boys’ JV championship and consolation games. At 6:30 p.m., girls’ varsity championship and consolation games. At 8 p.m., boys’ varsity championship and consolation.

Winter Formal Community School social gala tonight.

Dance party smoke free party for people who love to dance sponsored by Vito’s Southern Latitudes Dance Club. Free Latin/Funk dance class, dance exhibitions, food specials for dancers. Voodoo Jr. Dance Band at Tequila Joe’s in Elkhorn. Details: 788-5448.

Sunday, Dec. 6

Telemark Demo Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at River Run. Sponsored by Backwoods Mt. Sports and the Elephant’s Perch.

"Christmas in the Holy Land: Its Impact for Today" holiday message by Pastor Bob Rodgers at the 10 a.m. Calvary Bible Church service in Hailey.

Papoose Club 8th annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Over 50 vendors.

Gingerbread House decorating party from Valley of Peace Lutheran Church from 1-3 p.m. Everyone welcome. Bring a bag of candy. To reserve your house: 788-3066.

Sun Valley "B" Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 6:30 p.m., Coyotes vs. Ducks. At 7:45 p.m., Flyers vs. Sharks. At 9 p.m., Penguins vs. Blueliners. At 10:15 p.m., Avalanche vs. Rangers.

Monday, Dec. 7

"Ice Climbing Extremes" slide show with Kim Czmazia and Will Gadd at the Elephant’s Perch in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Admission: $2.

Argentine tango workshop repeated at Sacred Cow Yoga Studio in Ketchum.

Veterans Service answers questions at the country services meeting room from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on current benefits, on-going claims and will take new claims for benefits for eligible veterans. To make an appt.: 788-5566.

Hospice Memorial Tree lighting at 5 p.m. with ceremony, including names of those remembered and the singing of Christmas carols, conducted by Father Brian Baker at the spruce tree located between the liquor store and Angel Wings in downtown Ketchum. Send names to Hospice of the Wood River Valley, Box 4320, Ketchum 83340. Donations: $10. Details: 726-8464.

Hailey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets 6:15 p.m. at Idaho Power, Hailey.

Community School Boys Basketball games at Twin Falls against the Twin Falls Jrs./Sophs. JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Indoor playground for preschool kids hosted by the Presbyterian Churchof the Big Wood in Ketchum. All children must be accompanied by adult. Free. Details: 726-5123.

Financial aid meeting for parents and students at Wood River High School in Hailey at 7 p.m.

Adult Open Volleyball Monday evening sessions are held from November through January, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. Fee $2. A Blaine County Rec District program.

Mental Health Screening for depression, bi-polar, panic and anxiety at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Sliding scale fee. Call, 788-5733 for an appointment.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Parent Conferences in Blaine County’s public elementary schools today. No classes scheduled. Wood River Middle School has conferences from 6:30-8 p.m. this evening.

"Stieglitz loves O’Keefe" a play reading sponsored by the Interplanetary Theatre Group at the Sun Valley Center at 7:30 p.m. Free. Details: 726-9491.

Wood River Middle School Book Fair an array of opportunities for holiday gift giving. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, plus more sale and display hours Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 9-10 at the Hailey school. The fair will correspond with WRMS parent-teacher conferences. Proceeds are used to buy more books for the school’s library. 788-3523.

Free double feature for kids at Hailey’s Liberty Theater, with screenings of Antz and Paulie from 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. today. Made possible by the Blaine County Rec District, DARE/PAL, Air Touch Cellular and the Liberty. A bus from Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum leaves at 11 a.m. and returns to school at 4 p.m.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, lasagna with sausage, spinach/relish tray, tossed green salad, French bread and raspberry bars. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Over the counter medicines," at the ERC in Ketchum. A brown bag lunch from the WRMC Women’s Resource Center with Monte Stanley, Pharmacist. Free. Repeated on Thursday at the WRC in Hailey. Details: 788-5733.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC conference games against the Buhl Tribe at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshman 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games at Salmon. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball non-conference games at Murtaugh. JV girls 3 p.m., JV boys 4:30 p.m., varsity girls 6 p.m. and varsity boys 7:30 p.m.

Youth Indoor Soccer for all students grades three and up, supervised by the Blaine County Recreation District each Tuesday and Thursday from Dec. 1 through mid-January. Times are 7:30-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Drop-in fee $2.

Community School Boys Basketball home games against the Jerome Jrs./Sophs at the Cutthroat gym in Sun Valley. JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Meetings

Hemingway Centennial Celebration Committee from 4-5:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Wednesday

Ketchum City Council holds a special meeting at noon at Ketchum City Hall to discuss comments to Blaine County regarding the St. Luke’s Hospital proposal. Wednesday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning meets at Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. for review of working draft of Ketchum Comp Plan. Agenda: River Run Master Plan Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. upstairs at the old county courthouse to discuss two apps. By St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center affecting property at base of Cold Springs Canyon, a conditional use permit to consturct new hospital facitlity and a variance app. For signage. Thursday

SNRA Collaborative Stewardship Meeting at Stanley Elementary from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: (208) 774-3345. Saturday

Hailey City Council meets at 6 p.m. at the Hailey Town Center meeting room in a joint meeting with the Planning & Zoning commission to discuss hillside development regulation and direction for comp plan. Monday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at the old county courthouse in Hailey starting at 8:45 a.m. Agenda: public hearings on Willowood subdivision’s app to construct bridge across Big Wood River, Lookout Circle plat amendment to enlarge bldg. envelope, Magic subdivision to replat two lots into one, and a domestic court facilitator discussion. Monday

Hailey Planning & Zoning meets in regular session at Hailey Town Center at 7 p.m. to discuss Round-up Corral ‘s app. For amendment to the zone district map of Hailey concerning 13 acres east of Woodside Light Industrial, design review of exterior restrooms at 416 So. Main, and city staff will propose amendment to text of comp plan re: private property rights. Tuesday

Ongoing

1998-99 Coats for Kids Drop your donations at Ketchum Chiropractic, 128 Saddle Rd or at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. The Silver Sage Girl Scouts will place collection boxes as well. Coat drive will continue through March 1999. Details: Pam at 726-5947.

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.

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

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

After School Youth Council Circles Support groups to make new friends, explore ideas and feelings and learn essential communication and listening skills for high school teens. Details: Lea Flocchini at 788-2880, Cameron Cooper at 726-6016 or Julie Caldwell at 725-2071.

Wood River Bridge meets 6:45 p.m. at the Harker Center in Elkhorn Wednesdays 2:45 p.m. Thursdays 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey Mondays Details: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at 622-5605.

Hailey Library Story Hour for pre-school children at 3:30 p.m. Details: 788-2036. Thursdays

GED/HSE office hours at CSI in Hailey. From 10 a.m. to noon and 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, and 1-3 p.m. Thursdays. Details: 788-2038.

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

Taize Candlelight Service quiet non-denominational service of meditation, song and prayer at 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sun Valley Rd., Ketchum. Each Thursday.

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

Mental Health Screenings for depression, panic and anxiety at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Sliding fees. Details: 788-5733. First 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

"Whad-Up" Education Group 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. Mondays

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

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Support Group with Kathy Noyes, BSRN for education and assistance with pt, diet, stress, medications, treatments, etc. Meets weekly to share experiences, information and support. Free. At WRMC Modular Meeting Room in Hailey. 7-8 p.m. Details: 788-5733. Mondays

Indoor Playground preschoolers play with riding toys, balls, tumbling mats, climbing cubes, and slides at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Children must be accompanied by adult. Free. Through the winter months. Details: 726-5123.

GED office hours at the CSI office in Hailey. 10 a.m. -noon and 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. Thursdays

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.

Upcoming

Parent Conferences, Dec. 9 in Blaine County’s public elementary schools and Wood River Middle School in Hailey today. No classes scheduled.

"On the birth of the Divine Child: Christmas as Metaphor," Dec. 9 with Sandy Hyde & Scott Hyder Jungian therapists at Java in Ketchum from 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Details: 726-6999.

Sunsets Hockey Benefit Bash, Dec. 9 at The Ore House in Ketchum at 7 p.m. To raise money for the Sun Valley Sunsets women’s hockey organization. Food, drink, prizes and more. Cost $10 door.

Wood River Middle School Book Fair, Dec. 9-10 an array of opportunities for holiday gift giving. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 9, plus 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10. The fair will correspond with WRMS parent-teacher conferences. Proceeds are used to buy more books for the school’s library. 788-3523.

Sun Valley: an Extraordinary History, Dec. 10 book signing and slide lecture with author Wendolyn Holland at 7 p.m. at the Community Library. Details: 726-3493.

The Divination Workbook, Dec. 10 with Rev. Iris K. Barrat at Iconoclast Books in Ketchum from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Details: 726-1564.

"Does Santa Have Back Pain?", Dec. 10 fourth in the Wood River Medical Center’s four-week exercise and nutrition series. At 7 p.m. at Blaine County Fitness Center, 21 E. Maple, Hailey. Conducted by Mary Hogan, WRMC physical therapist.

Children’s Library Party, Dec. 12 Parents and children invited to celebrate the second birthday starting at 2 p.m. Highlight is announcement of winner of 1998 Children’s Quilt with squares designed by 77 kids valley-wide and winner of beanie Baby Princess. Daisy the Clown and storyteller Reg Reeves will also be there. Details: 726-3493.

Ballet Idaho’s "Nutcracker", Dec. 12 & 13 at the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts in Boise. Tickets: Adults: $15-$35, children $7-$17.

"An Ornament Christmas," Dec. 13 at Calvary Bible Church at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Fun fellowship and desert. Details: 788-9174.

 

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