For the issue of January 13, 1999 thru January 19,  1999  

 

Calendar for
January 13, thru
January 19, 1999


Wednesday, Jan. 13

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, turkey broccoli casserole with relish tray, deviled eggs, rolls and peach cobbler. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Skoch Cup Registration Sun Valley Ski Club organizers will accept registrations for this weekend’s Formula Sports Skoch Cup today and Thursday, Jan. 14 from 11-2 at Warm Springs Lodge, or call 622-3003 for more details. Cost is $25 for Friday’s SG, and $20 for GS and SL Saturday and Sunday.

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival Applications for August 13-15 show at the Sun Valley Resort are now available at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. Details: 7269491.

Adult Open Basketball drop-in program sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District is held each Wednesday night through April, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym and 6-9 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym in Ketchum. Fee $2 per person per night.

WRHS Wrestling first home meet of the season, with wrestlers from Salmon and Filer visiting Wood River High School gym in Hailey for dual meets starting at 5 p.m.

Mel Bartholomew of Square Foot Gardening with Suzy Valentine at Java on Fourth in Ketchum on "Meta Gardening." 6-7:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, Jan. 14

"Speed the Plow" by David Mamet play reading sponsored by the Interplanetary Theatre Group at the Sun Valley Center at 7 p.m. featuring Scott Creighton, Leslie Scarborough and Jon Kane. Free.

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.

Economic Development Breakfast Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce event at 8 a.m. in the newly-remodeled Horizon Room at Elkhorn Resort. Panelists will address the changing nature of the local work force, and more. Sponsored by Kennedy Mortgage Group. Make your reservations ($10 Chamber members, $12 non-members) by calling Ashley 725-2104.

Middle School Boys Basketball Wood River entertains Kimberly at 4 p.m. in WRMS gym, Hailey.

Business After Hours Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social activity at 4:30 p.m. at Whiskey Jacques in Ketchum. The Chamber’s new Scholarship Fund Raffle begins today.

Discovery Channel Eco-Challenge Slide Show at 7 p.m. in The Community School theater on the Sun Valley campus. Team members Pat Csizmazia, Pat Harper and Dave Bingham are due to attend. Admission $4 per person to benefit The Community School and Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.

WRHS Boys Basketball home SCIC games against the Filer Wildcats at the high school gym in Hailey. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Blaine County Youth Basketball League Registration for south valley kids in 1st-5th grades, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Hailey Elementary School multi-purpose room. Practices begin the week of Jan. 18, and games by Feb. 1. Call 788-2117 to register your child, or to volunteer as a coach or referee.

"Compost: A Resource for Western Agriculture" will air at Blaine County Extension Office in Hailey from 10 a.m. to noon. Live discussions about choice and use. $10. To register: 788-5585.

Dick Couch writing workshop at the Community Library in Ketchum on memoirs, family histories and biographies. 4-6 p.m. Free. Details: 726-3493.

Friday, Jan. 15

Chamber Board Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce meeting at 8:15 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

Boulder Ski Tour Early Registration Deadline is today (postmarked) for the discount $40 rate for the 24th annual Boulder Mountain Ski Tour Feb. 6. After day, entry fees rise. Call 726-3423.

Formula Sports Skoch Cup Sun Valley Ski Club three-day U.S. Ski Association Masters race event begins with super giant slalom racing at 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Cost $25. Register Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 13-14 from 11-2 at Warm Springs Lodge, or call 622-3003 for more details.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, double crust pizza casserole with buttered spinach, congeal salad and pineapple upside-down cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Hailey Chamber of Commerce 1999 Installation Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey. Cost $15 per person, RSVP by Jan. 8, FAX to 726-9341.

Community School and Carey Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games between the Blaine County teams at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Girls’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 16

Formula Sports Skoch Cup second day of the Sun Valley Ski Club three-day U.S. Ski Association Masters race event on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Giant slalom racing at 10 a.m. Cost $20. Register Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 13-14 from 11-2 at Warm Springs Lodge, or call 622-3003 for more details.

Flower arranging with international flower show judge and designer Suzy Valentine at Light on the Mountain church in Ketchum. 2-5 p.m. Bring clippers, vases, pinholders. Flowers provided. Fee to benefit church. Reservations: 622-4087.

Middle School Boys Basketball Wood River’s eighth-grade team competes in a Twin Falls tournament all day today.

Sun Valley Ski & Snowboard School is offering special-rate instruction classes to Blaine County schoolchildren for the 22nd year, starting today. Kids in kindergarten through the sixth grade are eligible. The program runs Jan. 16-17, Jan. 23-24, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. Parents must register and purchase $98 tickets at River Run Ski Lodge through Thursday, Jan. 14. Limited to 150 skiers, and 100 snowboarders. All registered children must meet in front of Dollar Cabin at 8:30 a.m. today for the morning session, and at 12 noon for the afternoon session. 622-6147.

WRHS Boys Basketball home non-conference games against the Glenns Ferry Pilots at the high school gym in Hailey. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Dietrich Blue Devils at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

Avalanche Class field session from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Details: 622-5371.

Sunday, Jan. 17

Formula Sports Skoch Cup final day of the U.S. Ski Association Masters race event presented by the Sun Valley Ski Club on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Slalom racing at 10 a.m. Cost $20.

Tracy Bay’s Music Studio Open House from 3-6 p.m. Registration for Early Childhood Music and Movement Classes (6 mo-4 yrs) and Group Piano Lessons (5yrs-adults). Semester starts Jan. 25. Details and RSVP: 726-3443.

Monday, Jan. 18

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is today. No school at The Community School in Sun Valley. Some government offices will be closed.

Staff Development Day no classes today at Blaine County public schools.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, swiss steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green peas, corn bread, fresh fruit bar and sherbet. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Simplifying Your Life" a discussion course on voluntary simplicity at noon at Emmanuel Episcopal church in Hailey. Eight weeks will focus on living more deliberately, intentionally and purposely. Free. Workbook: $12.50. Details: Florence Blanchard at 726-9358.

Sun Valley Ski Club Giant Slalom at 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. 622-3003.

Basic Skills "Learn to Skate" Session sponsored by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club begins today, for ages 4-and-up. Half-hour classes are held each Tuesday at Sun Valley Skating Center through Feb. 23. Call 622-8020. Cost $60.

Middle School Boys Basketball Wood River entertains Wendell at 4 p.m. in WRMS gym, Hailey.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Dietrich. Girls’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games against the Camas County Mushers at Fairfield. Girls’ varsity 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Meetings

Bellevue Chamber of Commerce meets at 5:30 p.m. at Paragon Properties to discuss Founders Day Chili Cook-off, temporary board of directors and meeting dates and functions. Wednesday

Wood River Jaycees meet at 7 p.m. at the Red Elephant Saloon in Hailey. Installation of new officers and year end awards. Wednesday

Bellevue Cit Council meets at Bellevue City Hall at 7 p.m. to consider final plat app. By Mark Acker for 2 lot subdivision on No. Main Street, pawn shop ordinance, revised city parking ordinance, banning dumpsters in residential zones, resolution to process raising of city mil levy. Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey to discuss a proposal by Chris and Katrina Cord & Rosmarie Bogner requesting a rezone and subdivision on Warm Springs Road. Thursday

Delta Society Pet Partners group for those interested in registering as pet/handler teams to visit nursing homes and hospirtals. Organizational meeting to decide on name and elect officers. Details and location: Fran at 788-4877 evenings. Thursday

Hailey Planning & Zoning meets at 7 p.m. at Hailey Town Center to discuss the area of impact between Hailey and Bellevue and an application for annexation of 75 acres south and west of Hailey and west of the airport. Tuesday

Ketchum City Council meets at Ketchum City Hall at 6:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall to discuss streetscape improvements, prelim design for Street Dept. facility, Crossing subdivision resubdivision. Tuesday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at the old county courthouse in Hailey. At 3:30 p.m. a special public hearing on appeal of a Mountain Overlay Disvric site alteration permit for Robert Dix affecting property in Croesus Creek. 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

"Contemplating the Divine" a multidisciplinary program with paintings of Megan Murphy and collage by Lisa Pisano and illuminated manuscripts from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. At the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Free. Through Feb. 5 Details: 726-9491. Daily

Young Reader’s Choice Award and Read To Me Rainbow Book Clubs at the Community Library in Ketchum. Children read books selected by their peers and conference with children’s librarian Sheila Hall. Read to Mes work with parents. Details: 726-3493. 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. with "Grandma" Dorothy Babin followed by a Reading Rainbow video and small craft. Thursdays New readings times 11 a.m. on Fridays & Wednesdays Details: 788-2036.

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.

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. Fridays.

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

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. 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

"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.

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., Tuesdays

Advocates Children’s Group for kids 0-12 who have witnessed domestic violence in their homes. 7 p.m. at Head Start in Hailey. Tuesdays

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

GED/HSE at CSI in Hailey. Office hours are from 10 a.m. to noon and class is held 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and there are also office hours 1-3 p.m. on Thursdays. Details: 788-2038.

Ski with a Forest Ranger at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Learn about early history and future plans of ski area, natural history, avalanche control, etc. 1 hour. Meet at ski school sign in front of Lookout Restr. Free with lift ticket. All abilities welcome. Details: 622-5371.Tuesday & Thursday

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

Hailey Business After Hours, Jan. 21 Hailey Chamber of Commerce social activity from 5-7 p.m., hosted by the Wood River Inn at its new location on Main Street in north Hailey.

"Let’s Talk About It" Book Discussion and Lecture Series, Jan. 21 begins at Hailey Public Library, from 7-9 p.m. in the meeting room. Tonight, "Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood," by Rebecca Wells. Call 788-2036 for more details.

High Touch Accupressure class, Jan. 22-25 with Casey Woods in Bellevue. Cost: $500 but barter and sliding scale available. Details: 578-0303.

Walk with Mom class, Jan. 26 from the Wood River Pregnancy Center to help train and support first time moms. Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the center. Details: 788-2429.

 

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