For the issue of February 3, 1999 thru February 9,  1999  

 

Calendar for
February 3, thru
February 9, 1999


Wednesday, Feb. 3

Sun Valley Ski Club Reunion Week the 7-day, 33rd annual social gathering continues at the Sun Valley resort. Breakfast at River Run Lodge from 8-9 a.m. Annual Ski Club and Board of Governors’ meeting (honoring Dick Hunt) from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Divide Room of Sun Valley Inn. Dinner at The Valley Club at 6:30 p.m..

McCall’s Winter Carnival today through Sunday, Feb. 7 in McCall with parades, street dancing, hockey demos, Monte Carlo night, music, night skiing, snow sculpting, wine tasting and senior bingo. Details: (208) 634-7631.

Footlight Dance Center’s Lecture-Dems, today through Friday, Feb. 5 in Blaine County Schools with program entitled "Dances Through Time" following the development of dance from Louis XIV to today. Details: 726-3664, ext. 16.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal to be served at the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Wood River High School Parent Association meets 4 p.m. at the high school in Hailey.

Tracy Bay’s Music Studio is now accepting registration for winter semester: early childhood music and movement classes and group piano 5 years to adult. Details: 726-3443.

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.

Rotarun Night Skiing each Wednesday and Friday through March, from 6-10 p.m. Cost $6 per person. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

Wood River Middle School Boys Basketball home game against Jerome at 4 p.m. at WRMS gym, Hailey.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Girls Basketball Tournament the 6-team tournament continues at Carey School gym with the loser bracket final between Carey and Shoshone at 7 p.m. At stake is a berth in the State A-4 tournament.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:50 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel/Esta vs. Apple’s.

Wood River Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament team play tonight at Mountain Sun Lanes, Bellevue.

Speech and Debate Judging Clinic at Twin Falls High School. Speech clinic 6 p.m. and debate 7:30 p.m. 208-375-7027.

Thursday, Feb. 4

Elkhorn Resort’s Grand Re-Opening at 5:30 p.m. at Elkhorn Resort.

"People and Pets" a lecture by author Elise Lufkin at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free. Bring a lunch.

Bradford Cup Memorial Giant Slalom at 10 a.m. on Dollar Mountain, presented by the Sun Valley Ski Club. Free of charge to all ski club members. Awards and lunch. 622-3003.

Sun Valley Ski Club Reunion Week the 7-day, 33rd annual social gathering concludes at the Sun Valley resort. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. in the Sun Room of Sun Valley Lodge followed at 7:30 p.m. by the dinner dance in the Lodge Dining Room.

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.

Sun Valley High School Hockey Team the Midgets entertain Idaho Falls at 7:30 p.m. at Sun Valley Skating Center. At stake is a berth in regional competition in New Mexico. No admission charge.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Girls Basketball Tournament the 6-team tournament concludes at Carey School gym with the championship game at 7 p.m.

Community School Boys Basketball Northside Conference varsity make-up game at Bliss, 6 p.m.

Wood River Middle School Boys Basketball game at Gooding, 4 p.m.

"Seduced," a play by Sam Shepard at the nexStage Theater in Ketchum at 8 p.m. tonight through Sunday, Feb. 7. Starring Bill Raymond and Pamela Sue Martin from Sun Valley Rep. and the Interplanetary Theatre Group. Tickets $15 and $20 at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum.

Winter Gardening Workshop for six consecutive Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project on Hwy. 75. First is on saving seeds with Bill McDorman. Details: 726-9358

"Lets Talk About It," from the Hailey Public Library. Discussion of This House of Sky by Ivan Doig from 7-9 p.m. in the meeting room. Refreshments served. Details: 788-2036.

Anonymous 4 performs at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Tickets available at Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Details: 726-9491.

Saving Seeds class with Bill McDorman at 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project. Fee: $10. Details: 726-9358.

Caryn Crawford & Dale Bates "Lessons in Dancing Together" at Sacred Cow Yoga Studio in Ketchum. Fee. Field trip to valley dance spots follow classes. Details: 726-5187.

Miss Idaho, Tammy Toney will be at WRHS at 3:30 p.m. to speak about the Miss America program. Girls interested in competing in the Blaine County Scholarship pageant should attend. Details: Jan at 788-3489.

Friday, Feb. 5

1999 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo. continue with the women’s combined downhill and slalom.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, breaded fish with tartar sauce, cabbage slaw with pineapple, potato casserole, corn muffins and blueberry squares. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

Rotarun Night Skiing at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Each Friday and Wednesday through March, from 6-10 p.m. Cost $6. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

WRHS Wrestling tri-meet at Payette, 5 p.m.

"Booster Shots for Living," noon until 2 p.m. Fridays through Feb. 26 at CSI in Hailey from Center for New Directions. A brush-up class on living skills to address challenges in our lives. Fee: $20. Financial aid available. Details: 800-680-2680.

Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey game against Powell River Regals from British Columbia at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Skating Center. General admission $5, kids free.

"Seduced," a play by Sam Shepard at the nexStage Theater in Ketchum at 8 p.m. tonight through Sunday, Feb. 7.

Woodcarving with Cleve Taylor from CSI through Sunday. Learn to make popular figures from the past. $125. Details: 788-2038.

Deadline to enter Blaine County Scholarship Pageant a qualifying pageant for Miss Idaho and Miss America. Details: 788-3489 (day) or 788-4009 (evenings).

Saturday, Feb. 6

First Security Boulder Mountain Ski Tour the 24th annual 30-kilometer ski tour from Galena Lodge to the SNRA headquarters north of Ketchum starts at 10 a.m.

Arkoosh Cup annual ski race for youngsters ages 14-and-under at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Sign-ups begin at 9 a.m., racing 12 noon. Open-class snowboard races will be held. Trophies. Cost $10 includes a lift ticket ($9 if pre-registered with Sally Brown 788-2030).

Snowmobile Drag Races presented by the Salmon River Snowmobile Club at 12 noon, Woolley Ranch at Lower Stanley. Registration 10-11 a.m. Prizes.

1999 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo. continue with the men’s downhill.

Wood River Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament doubles and singles this weekend at Mountain Sun Lanes, Bellevue.

Rotarun Skiing each Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Cost $6 per person. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverines compete at 10 a.m. at the Middleton Invitational tournament in Middleton.

Carey, Community School Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Carey School gym. JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m. Tonight is Carey’s "Senior Night," final home appearance in the regular-season schedule.

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

Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey game against Powell River Regals from British Columbia at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Skating Center. General admission $5, kids free.

"Seduced," a play by Sam Shepard at the nexStage Theater in Ketchum at 8 p.m. tonight and Sunday, Feb. 7.

Dance Arts Extravaganza a scholarship fundraiser of the Idaho Dance Arts Alliance. Performance at 7 p.m. in CSI’s Fine Arts auditorium in Twin Falls. Tickets: $5 adults, $2 seniors and students, $12 families.

Sunday, Feb. 7

First Security Cross-Country Ski Festival the 4th annual day of cross-country ski activities at Galena Lodge north of Ketchum.

1999 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo. continue with the women’s downhill.

Wood River Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament wraps up at Mountain Sun Lanes, Bellevue.

Level II Ski Guiding and Avalanche Hazard Course the five-day field-based course is Feb. 7-11 presented by Sawtooth Mountain Guides (208-774-3324) in the Sawtooth Mountains north of Ketchum is taught by American Avalanche Institute field instructor Rick Wyatt assisted by Julie Meissner of the Sawtooth Guides. Priced at $500.

"Seduced," a play by Sam Shepard at the nexStage Theater in Ketchum at 8 p.m.

"Day After the Boulder Race" festival at Galena Lodge Nordic Center at 10 a.m. with Lalura Wilson. Free on-snow clinics every hour and demos from Solomon, Sischer, Atomic and Rossignol. Kid’s fun race, barbecue and food specials at the lodge.

Monday, Feb. 8

1999 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo. continue with the men’s combined downhill.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Heart disease lecture by Dan Fairman, MD at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free. Bring a lunch.

1999 World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo. continue with the men’s combined slalom.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal is served today. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

WRHS Wrestling SCIC league dual meet at Buhl, 6 p.m.

Carey School Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Dietrich. JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:50 p.m., Yoga vs. Four Seasons/Irvings/St. Francis.

Wood River Middle School Boys Basketball home game against Buhl at 4 p.m. at WRMS gym, Hailey.

Hospice Bereavement Support Group meets for four weeks starting today. Free. Details: 726-8464.

BCRD’s Creativity Camp starts today for all 3rd-5th graders from 3-5 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church Parish Hall in Hailey. A variety of activities including arts and crafts and creative writing. Fee: $30 per session limited to 25 kids. Details: David Mickaelian at 788-2117.

Wendolyn Spence Holland slide lecture from the Idaho Photographic Society at 7 p.m. at Pro Photo in Ketchum. Free. Holland will talk about editing photos for her book: Sun Valley An Extraordinary History. A book signing will follow. Details: 726-1689.

Meetings

Wood River High School Parents Association meets from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday

Idaho 75 Corridor Study Meeting will convene at the old county courthouse in Hailey from 4-8 p.m. to discuss the future of SH 75.Thursday

Ketchum Comp Plan meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall to discuss natural areas/capital improvements program. Thursday

Blaine County Rec District meets in their office in Hailey at 5 p.m. to announce consulting firm for a community center in Hailey. All interested in getting involved with the new center should attend. Thursday

Stanley/SNRA Collaborative Stewardship meets at the Stanley Community bldg from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: Judy at (208) 774-3345. Friday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning meets at Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. to discuss app. By Lynda Britton to subdivide lot in S.V. subdivision, app. to subdivide Belmont Plaza, and design review for Sun Valley Club’s Pinnacle at Greyhawk. Monday

Hailey City Council meets at the Hailey Town Center at 6 p.m. to discuss David Manookian’s application for final plat of Myrtle Court, property rights section of comp plan, and wastewater pretreatment ord. Monday

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

Community Library’s Childrens’ Book Clubs, 1999 Reading Rainbow Club K-3rd grade. Read-To-Me Reading Rainbow Club,, for pre-schoolers. Young Reader’s Choice Award Club, Grades 4-8. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall, Children’s Librarian.

Story Hour at Community Library, Ketchum 10-11 a.m. for 3-5 year olds. Use Children’s entrance. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall, Children’s Librarian. Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society & Ski Museum New exhibit features ski equipment and fashion over 100 years, an original Exhibition lift chair from 1939, photos and artifacts. Admission free, donations appreciated. Open 1-4 p.m. Phone: 726-8118. 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

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. Novice players gather from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and advanced players from 8:30-9:30 p.m. 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

Snowshoe with a Ranger from 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at Galena Lodge Ski Shop. Rentals available. Learn the cultural and natural history of the area. No experience necessary. Free. Details: 726-4010. Thursdays through March.

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

"On Responsibility and the Alternative," Feb. 10 a lecture by Jima Rice, PhD at Java on Fourth in Ketchum part of the Java Jung lecture series. From 6-7:30 p.m. Details: 726-6999

David Edwards slide lecture, Feb. 11 at Community Library in Ketchum at 6:30 p.m. on the horse and eagle hunting cultures of Mongolia. Free. Details: 726-3497.

Work by Women, Feb. 12-Mar. 22 at the Sun Valley Center. A selection of paintings and works on paper about women’s contribution to modern and contemporary culture. Details: 726-9491.

"Awaken the Power of Your Soul’s Wisdom," Feb. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with Rev. Iris k. Barratt. Learn divination to change your life forever. Fee: $75 including workbook. Class size is limited.Reservtions and location: 788-9369.

Artis Quartet, Feb. 13 at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Part of Sun Valley Center’s Chamber Music series starting at 8 p.m. Children’s concert at the church at 11 a.m. Details: 726-9491.

Contra Dance, Feb. 13 at the Hailey Grange Hall at 8 p.m. $5 admission. Details: 788-6109.

"Making a Contemporary Book of Hours," Feb. 13-14 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A class on how to make a traditional book of hours by Carol Pallesen in conjunction with the Sun Valley Center

Hailey Public Library Book Club on Bastard Out of Carolina,Feb. 18 in the library meeting room. Free. From 7-9 p.m. Refreshments served. Details: 788-2036.

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," Feb. 19-21, 24-28 from the New Theatre Company at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. A shaggy dog of a comedy by Steve Martin and winner of the Outer Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play of 1995. Details: 726-2271.

Shakespeare and Company, Feb. 19-21 a workshop from the renown Lennox, Mass group founded by Tina Packer a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company with Tina Linklater of the Linklater voice technique. In-depth classical training and performance methods. Adult classes sold out. Teens will explore text, voice and movement using Shakespeare’s language. Details: Claudia McCain at 788-4913 or Kathy Wygle at 726-3576.

Craters of the Moon Walk, Feb. 20 with a ranger on snow shoes limited to 15 people 10 years and older. Lunch on trail. For details and registration, (208) 527-3257.

"Best Practices" conference, Mar. 12-13 at the Elkhorn Resort. Free for area educators and employers. Registration covers cost of congerence, lodging, appetizers on Friday evening, Breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Details: Peggy Lupton at 788-2594.

"You Can’t Take It With You," Mar. 18-28 from Company of Fools directed by Rusty Wilson. Performances at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey and matinees are Mar. 21 and 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Details: Denise Simone: 788-6520.

 

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