For the issue of March 17, 1999 thru March 23,  1999  

 

Calendar for
March 24, thru
March 30, 1999


Wednesday, March 24

Western Region J2 Olympics at Mammoth Mtn., Ca. continue through March 26. Sun Valley qualifiers are Maggie Acker, Ashley Brown, Katie Ann Deist, Kat Latham, Mike Wheelwright, Jon McCuskey, Will McNeal, Griffin Post and Tyler Roos.

Engl Cup Community School activity at 10 a.m. on Dollar Mountain.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast pork and dressing with gravy, mixed vegetables, relish tray, rolls and pineapple upside down cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Creative memories 12:45 p.m.

Western Region J1 Olympics at Jackson Hole, Wyo. continue through March 27. Sun Valley qualifiers are Amber Acker, Lynsey Dyer, Piper Loyd, Sarah Mazzola, Christina Post, Holly Webb, Jay Brown, David Clemens and Ben Verge.

"Wasted in Idaho: The Road to Recovery," a lecture by Margaret Macdonald Stewart of the Snake Reiver Alliance at Java in Ketchum from 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Part of the Java Jung discussion series. Details: Scott Hyder at 726-6999.

"MacBeth," Utah Shakespeare Festival at 7 p.m. at Wood River Middle School. Tickets: Adults: $15, Students & Seniors: $10 at Chapter One, Ex Libris and Read All about It. Details: 622-4349.

Young Life "80s Night" at 7:30 p.m. at the Young Life house, 64 Buttercup Rd. north of Hailey. For directions call 726-1747.

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

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 8 p.m., Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers vs. Whiskeys/BBC. At 9:15 p.m., Power Burritos vs. Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave.

Thursday, March 25

Sun Valley Suns the defending Senior U.S. National champions play their first game in the 1999 tournament at Fond du Lac, Wisc. The Suns play Minneapolis Green Mill at 8:30 a.m. at Fond du Lac.

"Guerrillas In Our Midst" the final video in the Women’s Resource Center annual series, presents a n exploration of the commercial art-world during the ‘80s and brings the Guerrilla Girls to the screen. 12:15, bring a lunch to the WRC in Ahiley. Details: 788-5733.

WRHS Track and Field the Wolverine teams travel to Declo for the Brad Matthews Invitational, 3 p.m.

Elephant’s Perch 1999 Bicycle Preview at 6 p.m. at The Perch, Ketchum. Meet Schwinn and Specialized reps to find out what’s new for 1999. Prizes. 726-3497.

Wild Life’s "Singled Out Club Party" at 7 p.m. at the Young Life house, 64 Buttercup Rd. north of Hailey. For directions call 726-1747.

Wood River Freestyle Wrestling meets Thursdays, Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the high school wrestling room, Hailey. 788-3470 for details.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber Second Annual Awards Night Banquet, at River Run Lodge beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a no-host social hour followed by a gourmet dinner, special entertainment from "Forever Plaid" and the presentation of the awards. Tickets: $45. Details: 725-2104.

"Fly Fishing in Mongolia" slide show on the giant Mongolian "Tiamen" trout, at 7 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Presented by Jeff Vermillion of Sweetwater Travel in Livingston, Mt. and John Kendall of Headwaters of Ketchum. Free of charge, sponsored by Headwaters of Ketchum (726-5775).

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. Performances at 8 p.m. tonight through Saturday, and Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, are sold at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

Friday, March 26

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, finger steaks with baked potato, baked Boston beans, roll, peaches and cookie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Winter Tracking workshop from the Environmental Resource Center with Cathy Baer and Ann Christensen for skiers and snowshoers to discover signs of wildlife. Meet at the ERC at 10 a.m.. Space limited. Donation: $20. Details: 726-5179 or 726-3668.

Sun Valley Suns the defending Senior U.S. National champions play their second game in the 1999 tournament at Fond du Lac, Wisc. The Suns play Detroit State Utility at 1:30 p.m. at Fond du Lac.

Community School Spring Break begins at the end of classes today. Schools resumes Monday, April 12.

WRHS Softball SCIC league doubleheader at Buhl, 3 p.m.

WRHS Baseball the Wolverine varsity plays a single game at Capital High School in Boise, 4 p.m.

Nature Conservancy Benefit at River Run Lodge this evening, featuring a raffle for a 1999 Expedition 4x4 vehicle. All proceeds help support The Nature Conservancy of Idaho.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. At 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. The cast includes Danielle Kennedy, Ed Clark, Mike Craig, David Hadley, Mary Kennedy and Anna Senechal as the Sycamore family. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 8 p.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave. At 9:15 p.m., Two for Him vs. Croy Street/S.V. Brewing.

College of Southern Idaho Intercollegiate Rodeo at the CSI Expo Center, Twin Falls. Performances 8 p.m. Friday, March 26, plus 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Tickets $7 at the door, $4 for kids 12-and-under.

Saturday, March 27

Lane Parrish Memorial Alpine Ski Races the eighth annual two-day event on Baldy opens with mogul skiing at 10 a.m. Register at Sun Summit and Apple’s.

WRHS Baseball the Wolverine varsity plays a single game at Kuna, 11 a.m.

Planetarium Shows "How to Build a Planet" at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and "Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast," at 4 p.m., at the Herrett Center Faulkner Planetarium on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls.

The Rock book signing party at Chapter One in Ketchum starting at 4 p.m. with author Julie Roche.

Sun Valley Suns the defending Senior U.S. National champions play their third and final preliminary game in the 1999 tournament at Fond du Lac, Wisc. The Suns play host Fond du Lac at 9 p.m. Semi-finals and finals are Sunday, March 28.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. At 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey.

Sunday, March 28

Lane Parrish Memorial Alpine Ski Races the eighth annual two-day event on Baldy wraps up with super giant slalom racing at 10:30 a.m. on Warm Springs and Greyhawk. Register at Sun Summit and Apple’s.

Wood River Jaycees Family Ski Day at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum. Clinics on cross-country skiing at noon and 1:30 p.m. All past, present and future members are invited. Call Valerie 788-2995.

Soldier Mountain Slush Cup today at Soldier Mountain Ski Area north of Fairfield. Beer tug-of-war (must be 21), Slush Cup race (must be 18), bikini race, boxer rac, egg toss and cardboard box race. Prizes.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. Matinee at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Final performance.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 12 noon, Whiskey Jacques/BBC vs. Power Burritos. At 1:15 p.m., Hitchrack/S.V. Directory vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers. At 2:30 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Sutton & Sons. At 3:45 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Croy Street/SV Brewing.

Monday, March 29

"Journey Through Color: Quilts by Leslie Rego" a new exhibition opens today at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum.

NCAA Division 1 Men’s College Basketball championship game of the 1999 Final Four at St. Petersburg, Fla., to be televised at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 30

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

Farewell Party for Hetty Simon from 1-4 p.m. at the Sun Valley Post Office. A 17-year U.S. Postal Service employee and current postmaster at Sun Valley, Simon is leaving to take a position as Women’s Program Specialist with the USPS in Washington, D.C.

WRHS Tennis the Wolverine teams travel to Twin Falls for matches against the Bruins junior varsity, 3:30 p.m.

Meetings

Blaine County Transportation Committee meets at 7:45 a.m. at Ketchum City Hall to discuss Highway 75 construction programs for the ’99 season. Thursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at 1:30 p.m. at the old county courthouse with district judges and Chief Justice Linda Copple Trout. Friday

Regional Infant/Toddler Committee will meet at public health department at 12:30 p.m. to discuss goals towards supporting the Infant/Toddler Development program. Details: 788-9894. Tuesday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners & Blaine County Flood Fourm meets from 3-6 p.m. at the old county courthouse on the third floor in planning session for Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Service personnel. Details: 788-5500. Tuesday

Ongoing

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

Community Library’s Childrens’ 1999 Book Clubs 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.

Wood River Professionals meet at 5:30 p.m. for business networking. New members welcome. Details: Rick Davis at 726-5688. Last Tuesdays

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 (Corner of First St. & Washington Ave.) 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.

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

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

Writers and Poets support group meets in Hailey at 6 p.m. For details and location, contact Patty at727-4021 days, 788-1967 eves. 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.

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

Gem Community Kickoff Meeting, March 31 from 7-9 p.m. in old Blaine County Courthouse’s meeting room, Hailey.

Bill Janss Pro-Am Ski Classic, April 1-3 the second annual fund-raising event for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation returns to Baldy for three days. Highlight is the dual giant slalom Saturday, April 3.

Photos with the Easter Bunny, April 3 at Flolo’s Photo & Video in Hailey from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 788-6577.

Easter Egg Hunt, April 3 annual event sponsored by Valley of Peace Lutheran Church located at Woodside and Wintergreen in Hailey. Starts 10 a.m. Kids should bring a basket to fill. Refreshments provided. 788-3066.

Dollar Mountain Ski Lifts Close, April 4 ski lifts operating on Dollar shut down for the 1998-99 ski season at 4 p.m.

Hobson Memorial Ski Race and Picnic, April 11 the 22nd annual Roy L. Hobson/Sheila Dolsot event at 10:30 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. For members of the Sun Valley and Hailey ski teams. Pre-registration deadline is Sunday, April 4. Helmets are required. Check-in at Warm Springs Lodge from 9-10 a.m. on race day. Picnic to follow. 726-4129.

Baldy Ski Lifts Close, April 18 ski lifts operating on Baldy shut down for the 1998-99 ski season at 4 p.m.

Sun Valley Documentary Film Festival, April 30, May 1 & 2 from the Sun Valley Center, International Documentary Assn. and Magic Lantern Theatre. Films: "Waco: The Rules of Engagement," "Inside Out: Portraits of Children," Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life," and "Still Kicking." Details: 726-9491.

 

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