For the issue of April 14, 1999 thru April 20,  1999  


Calendar for April 14, thru
April 20, 1999

Wednesday, April 14

Blaine County Head Start Applications are being accepted for next year for children three or four by Sept. 1, 1999. Free family service program for low income families and children with disabilities. Details: 788-0082.

Citizens Review Panel meets in Bellevue. Appointments necessary. The group invites persons who have comments or questions about the child protection system. Details: Chet Bartlett (208) 735-9927.

"Sacred Buddhist Teachings through Saturday with Lama Rinchen at the Sacred Cow yoga studio in Ketchum. At 7 p.m except Saturday at 2 p.m. Contact Jarrett Productions for details at 725-5241.

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.

Standard First Aid & CPR today and tomorrow from the Red Cross. Fee. For details and registration: 888-367-6321.

Open Hockey at Sun Valley features open ice for Mites and Squirts from 6:10-7:10 p.m., PeeWees, Bantams & Midgets from 7:20-8:20 p.m. Adults ‘A’ players skate from 8:30-10 p.m. Cost is $7 per player.

Thursday, April 15

Preventive Maintenance for Backs & Joints brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 with Frank Batcha, MD. at the WRMC’s Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Free. Details: 788-5733.

"Temples & Landmines: Cambodia Opens Its Doors" a slide lecture by Barbi Reed at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum at 6:30 p.m. Free. Details: 726-9491

Basic Landscape Design a lecture by landscape designer Nina Keliher at the Sawtooth Community Garden Center. $8. Details: 726-9358.

Diabetic Foot Screening clinic at the Wood River Medical Center in Hailey. Free. For anappointment: 788-6312.

Business After Hours combined social activity sponsored by the valley’s Chambers of Commerce, from 5-7 p.m. in the Friedman Memorial Airport passenger terminal, Hailey. Displays and door prizes. Free parking from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Spring League Hockey Second round of games at the Sun Valley rink with the Pioneers vs. Whiteclouds at 6:30 p.m., Boulders vs. Smokies at 7:45 p.m. and Sawtooths vs. Bitterroots at 9 p.m.

Pizza Factory/Hailey Coed Softball League Coaches Meeting, at 6 p.m. at The Red Elephant in Hailey. Details, William Cantrell 208-886-7938.

Friday, April 16

"Create Your Life Consciously with Language" today through Sunday with inspirational teacher Noorah Hansen. Fee. Details: Jane Nichol at 726-9128. Free introductory talk on April 15 at Chapter One in Ketchum at 7 p.m.

Free Child Health Screenings from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. invlufr developmental, haring, speech, motor and physical exam. Interpreters available and Headstart will provide transportation. For more: 788-4335.

Generation Gap Dance at Wood River Middle School from 7-9:30 p.m. for grades 6 through 8, their parents and teachers. Tickets at door: $5 per family, $3 adult, $2 student. DJ with music from the 50s and 70s. Refreshments served.

Vito’s Tango Workshop at the TaeKwonDo Studio at 7:45-9:30 p.m. Repeated Monday and Wednesday. Fee. Details: 788-5448.

Saturday, April 17

Improvisational Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum with host Gary Hunt from Iconoclast Books. Poets will read or recite poetry and artists, musicians, dancers and actors will give the poem a fresh interpretation. Pizza and other refreshments served. Details: 726-9491.

"Fighting Hunger with Taste" at 7 p.m. in the Sawtooth Room at Elkhorn Resort. A fun filled evening with a variety of food and beverages from over 20 participants to fight hunger. Tickets: $60 available at Silverado in Ketchum and Read All About It in Hailey.

Meditation Classes at Bald Mountain Meditation center today, tomorrow and nect weeked. Learn techniques for meditation and beyound. By donation. Reservations: 726-3770.

"Quilts in Bloom" a show and merchant mall today and Sunday at Weston Plaza in Twin Falls. Details: (208) 536-6739.

Magic Valley Chorale along with the Magic Valley Chamber Orchestra presents their spring concert, "Brahms’ Requiem," at 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18 at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts auditorium, Twin Falls. Admission $5 adults, $3 students.

Gooding Jaycees Boxing Smoker seventh annual event sponsored by the Jaycees and Fifth District High School Rodeo Association, at 7:30 p.m. at Gooding High School gym. Tickets at the door are $10 reserved, $5 general. Proceeds to worthy causes. Individuals who want to box are welcome. Call Emily Thomas 208-934-5001 if you’re a boxer.

Sunday, April 18

Open Ice at Sun Valley for B League hockey players from 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $7.

"Money Mindfulness" with Alice Scully at the Sun Club in Ketchum from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Donation: $10. Details: 726-7710.

Monday, April 19

Earth Week Open House today through Friday at the Environmental Resource Center from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Ketchum. Details: 726-4333.

Teen Art Show in celebration with Earth Day opens today at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Paintings, works on paper, 3-D installations, sculpture and photography from Community School and Wood River High School students. Through May. A reception for the artists will be held April 23 from 3-8 p.m. at the ERC. Details: 726-4333.

Alcohol Screening Day at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Free. Confidential self-assessment survey for alcohol juse with consultation with a mental health professional. Professional and referral to local resources. Call 788-5733 for details.

Infant & Child CPR class from the Red Cross at 6:30 p.m. Details and registration: (888)-367-6321.

Spring Swimming Workouts for kids 9-and-older or beginning lappers ages 7-9 are held weekdays from April 19 through May 21, coached by Dick Pomeroy at Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Call 726-3664 to sign up.

Tuesday, April 20

"After School Arts" through May 19 from Blaine County Rec for boys and girls grades 3 through 5 at St. Charles Church Parish Hall. Cost: $30. Details: 788-2117.


Wood River Jaycees general meeting at the Red Elephant Saloon in Hailey at 7 p.m. Wednesday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey. Agenda:public hearings on Logan Subdivision application and Silver Sage subdivision application. Thursday

Bald Mountain Kennel Club meets at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum at 7 p.m. . All dog lovers welcome. Details: Kathy at 788-3248. Tuesday


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.

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; and at 2:45 p.m. Thursdays. Also meets 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey Mondays. Come with or without a partner. 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 Hockey Open hockey at Sun Valley from noon to 1:30. Cost is $7 per player. Until May 18. Monday, Wednesday, Fridays.

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.


A Farewell to Arms, April 21 at 7 p.m. The first of three monthly Hemingway Centennial book clubs to honor the 100th anniversary of Nobel Prize winning Ernest Hemingway’s birth. At the Community Library in Ketchum, the discussion will be led by Prodessor Jeff Fox. Free. Details: 726-3493.

ERC Earthday Family Dinner Show, April 22 at the Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum from 6-8:30 p.m. Special musical play: "Adventure Earth" by the Sun Valley Children’s Choir directed by Mary Poppen. Music Out of the Box students will also perform folk and blues guitar, vocals including country western and classical and the chamber music ensemble will also play. Tickets are $16 ERC members, $18 non-members and include a donation to the ERC. Children under 5 free. Details: 726-4333.

"Living with Grizzlies," April 22 at 7 p.m. a slide lecture by biologist, author and photographer Larry Aumillar a world renowned authority on bears. Free. Details: 726-3493.

"Manifest Your Heart’s Vision," April 24 & 25 a course by Noorah Hansen, will be held. For information and location contact Jane Nicoll at 726-9128.

Business Fair, April 29 from the Hailey Chamber at the Hailey Armory from 4-7 p.m. with exhibitions of products and services for sale in the valley. Details: 788-2700.

Hemingway Elementary School Registration, May 7 for incoming kindergarten students (1999-2000 school year) and new students, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ketchum grade school. Students entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 1999. First graders must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1, 1999. Bring original state-certified birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency.

Pat Wyse Equustrian Clinic, May 26-30 at the Lucky 13 Ranch in Hailey. For all levels of Western riders, beginning through advanced. Details, John Uhrig (208) 886-2761 or Kris Nast 788-4382.

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.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet & Benefit Auction, May 1 at Cutters Arena starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Details: Ron Garrison at 726-7500.


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