For the issue of May 19, 1999 thru May 25,  1999  


Calendar for May 19, thru
May 25, 1999

Wednesday, May 19

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baked potato bar, fresh fruit salad, hot rolls and cookies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Clara Spiegel School of Ballet and Performing Arts benefit and performances tonight is a benefit for the school and to help save the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Public performances are May 20-23. Ballet, jazz, hip hop, ethnic modern dance, acting, and fencing. Tickets, available at Chapter One are $15 for adults, $10 for children and $25 for patrons. For more information contact Linda Badell at 726-9161.

"The Nature of Wild Photojournalism" at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the old Ketchum City Hall with Buck Wilde. Sponsored by Idaho’s Photographic Society. Free. Details: Jean Flowers at 726-5051.

"The Sun Also Rises," the next selection of the "Hemingway Centennial Book Club" at 7 p.m. with Prof. Rena Sanderson at the Community Library in Ketchum. Details: 726-3493

Open Basketball pickup games for adults each Wednesday and Sunday at 6 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey.

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. Adult ‘A’ players skate from 8:30-10 p.m. Cost is $7 per player.

Thursday, May 20

Business Seminar Series first in a series of Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce lunchtime business events, at 12 noon at Ketchum Town Square. Lynn McIntire with Success Solutions will talk about strategic thinking and business planning. Free for Chamber members, $10 non-members. Call 725-2105.

"Toddler Speech Development" a free brown bag lunch hosted by the Women’s REsource Center in Hailey from 12:15-1:15. Details: 788-5733.

Advocates Ground Breaking Ceremony for a safe house at 1 p.m. at 114 West Croy St. in Hailey.

State A-2 Baseball Tournament the eight-team high school tournament opens at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Ore. Fourth District champion Wood River (16-9) meets Sugar-Salem of Sugar City (20-7) at 4 p.m. Games continue Friday and Saturday.

"Mrs. Sue" Steps Down Sue Rowland, operator of Sue’s Pre-School in Hailey for 25 years, will be stepping aside. All students and parents, past and present, are invited to reminisce with Mrs. Sue from 4-6 p.m. at the school located at 304 N. Main in Hailey, 788-4623.

Hailey Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. hosted by and located at Flolo’s One-Hour Photo Processing, and Atkinsons’ in Hailey.

Wood River Middle School Parent Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Hailey school’s library.

Bald Mountain Rugby Club practices at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field. Newcomers are welcome.

Spring League Hockey at Sun Valley features playoff games at 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. At Sun Valley Skating Center.

Friday, May 21

Senior Center Annual Meeting and Board Election is today at 12:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizen Center, Hailey. Nominated for the board were Jack Flaherty, Fern Stephenson, Jo Shanholtzer and Rose Mallory.

State High School Tennis Tournament a total 26 players from The Community School and Wood River High School in Hailey are competing in the two-day Idaho High School Activities Association tournament today and Saturday at courts in Boise.

ICL’s Wild Idaho through Sunday at Redfish Lake near Stanley. Kenote speakers Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. and Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho. Conference will look at threatened habitat and speicies. Details: (208) 345-6933.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, hot rolls, Watergate salad and German chocolate birthday cake. Today is "Bring a Friend Day," at the center. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

82nd annual Idaho State Track and Field Championships first of two days at Lyle Smith Field in BSU’s Bronco Stadium, Boise. A total 17 Carey athletes competing in the State A-4 meet, and 7 Wood River High School athletes in the A-2 event. Field events and some running finals today, and running prelims.

Retirement Salute to Philip T. Homer the Blaine County superintendent of schools will be honored by the Blaine County School District and friends from 5:30-8 p.m. at River Run Lodge. Entertainment and hors d’oeuvres.

"Betty Lou and the Country Beast" a country and western musical adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" will be performed by Stanley School students in conjunction with the Missoula Children’s Theatre at 7 p.m. tonight and tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the school gym. Free. Details: Lisa Muscavage at (208) 774-3505.

Saturday, May 22

Successful Aging: Facing Change, Finding Meaning - a Conference for Baby Boomers and Their Parents from 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m at the Wood River High School auditorium. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. $35/person if you register by 5/18. For registration and information, call 788-5733.

Wood River Little League Opening Day starts 9 a.m. at Nelson Field, Hailey. Uniforms will be available, along with pictures, games and other activities. All boys and girls playing baseball or softball this summer are invited. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

"Kids Art Saturdays" this month at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts from 10 a.m. - noon. Today class is with local quilter Sarah Bush. Details: 726-9491.

State High School Tennis Tournament final day of the State Class B tournament featuring players from The Community School and Wood River High School. At Timberline High School’s courts in Boise.

Baseball Skills Clinic sponsored by the Wood River Tournament Association for kids ages 9-12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nelson Field in Hailey. Fundamentals will be taught. Bring a sack lunch and your glove. $20 entry fee.

Wood River Gymnastics Registration for summer classes and camps for boys and girls ages 3-and-up, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 910 S. 4th St., Hailey. 788-5484.

Papoose Club Plant Sale at Webb Nursery in Ketchum from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.. 20 percent of sales goes to the club and the sale will be repeated June 5. Details: Maura Pfeiffer at 788-0165.

Memorial Services for Lewis Whitcher will be held at 2 p.m. at Whitcher’s house, 219 Alturas Dr. There will be a time to remember Lew’s life, including a brief talk on the significance of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II. Whitcher, 78, hailed by experts as Sun Valley’s greatest natural skier, passed away in Hailey Dec. 28, 1998.

Clemente’s First Annual Clambake featuring live entertainment by the Wood River High School Dixieland and Jazz Bands, from 2-7 p.m. at Alturas Plaza, Hailey.

Super Sitter Class hosted by Valley of Peace Lutheran Church in Hailey from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $10 includes lunch. 8 a.m. - noon conduct3ed by EMT and a certificate will be awarded from the American Heart Association. Class size limited to 10 girls and boys ages 10-15. To reserve space: 788-3613 or 788-3061.

82nd annual Idaho State Track and Field Championships final day at Lyle Smith Field in BSU’s Bronco Stadium, Boise. Wood River High School and Carey School athletes competing.

Susie Q Ranch Horse Trials today and Sunday, May 23 in Picabo. Details, Mia Edsall 788-3935.

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

Recycled Reading Used Book Sale. Sponsored by the Hailey/Bellevue PTO. Donations apreciated: drop off at Hailey Elementary. 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Prosperity Seminar from Darel Rutherford author of "so Why Aren’t You Rich" from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Light on the Mountains church in Ketchum. Tickets: $50 in advance, $65 at the door. Details: 726-0743.

Sunday, May 23

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

"Marvin’s Room" a free play reading from Interplanetary Theatre Group staring Pamela Sue Amrtin, Kathy Wygle, Patty Parsons, Danielle Kennedy, Steve D’Smith, Austin Butler, Kellen Willimasn and Joe Marshall at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts at 6 p.m. Details: 726-9491.

Ron Wyatt lecture Acknowledged by the Turkish government as the man who found Noah’s Ark, Wyall will speak at 7 p.m. at the Wood River High School auditorium in Hailey. Free.

Monday, May 24

Women’s Soccer Laurent Perrier women’s team practices for the upcoming summer season at 6 p.m. at the South Valley Sports Complex soccer field in Hailey. All abilities are welcome.

Wood River Christian School Graduation K through 8th grade at 7 p.m. at Assembly of God Church in Hailey.

Tuesday, May 25

General Obligation Bond Special Election voting on a $6.5 million open space bond, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at all the usual Blaine County general election locations.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, barbecued meatballs with noodles, California mixed veggies, bread sticks, hot rolls and apple crisp. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Maintaining Your Healthy Skin" a free brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 with Dr. Stephen Karassik, MD at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Repeated Thursday at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Details: 788-5733/

Carey Rural Fire Protection District Special Election is today.

Fifth Grade Parent Orientation open house for parents of current fifth-grade students at 7 p.m. at Wood River Middle School, Hailey.

Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training Program continues from 6:30-9 p.m. at a Ketchum location. Free training is open to anyone interested in serving the community as a hotline volunteer. Details: Beth Kelly at 726-3597.

Bald Mountain Rugby Club practices at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field. Newcomers are welcome.

Spring League Hockey games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 6:15 p.m., Boulders vs. Whiteclouds. At 7:45 p.m., Pioneers vs. Bitterroots. At 9:15 p.m., Smokies vs. Sawtooths.


Sun Valley City Council meets in the council chambers at 3 p.m. in a special meeting. Agenda: presentaiton by county rec. district on proposed Community Recreation Center, snowplow truck and sanding update, subdivision application for Sunpoint Phase II, and Elkhorn pond. Wednesday

Disabled Sports Association of Sun Valley will meet at 6 p.m. at the Kentwood Lodge to discuss recruitment of new members, incorporating in the state of Idaho and to elect a board of directors. Details: 726-9013. Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning and Board of Commissioners will meet for a special work session at 6 p.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey to discuss P & Z priorities and projects. Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning holds a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the old county court house in Hailey for a public hearing on a proposal by the Sawtooth Community Garden Project to update their conditional use permitThursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old county courthouse in Hailey to discuss funding for the soil conservation district, a public hearings on a plat amendment to relocate the fisherman’s easment on Cottonwood Cteek and a berm committee presentation by Marc McGregorMonday .


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

Family History Library Genealogical research facilities, including an 80-disk CD-ROM collection of family genealogical data, located at 711 S. River Street in Hailey are open to the public. Details: 788-9810.

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. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays & Mondays

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

Master Gardeners answer questions from 1-4 p.m. at the Blaine County Extension office at 117 No. River St. in Hailey. Plant or insect samples can be dropped off at the office 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and gardeners will respond by p h one. Through August 30. Details: 788-5585. 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 at Java 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

Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training Program from 6:30-9 p.m. Free of charge and open to anyone interested in serving the community. Learn listening skills as well as the dynamics of crises. Registration: 726-3597 May 11-June 3. Tuesday & Thursday

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.

Children First parent advocacy group for children with special needs. Details: Reggie Swindle at 788-3034 or Gwen Smith at 726-8016. Every second Tuesday.

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.

Blaine County Head Start is currently taking applications for the 1999-2000 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 1999. Head Start is a family service program for low income families, with preschool for children and home visits that focus on growth and enrichment for the parents. No cost for eligible families. Details: 788-0082.


"Vita and Virginia," May 28-30 at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum staring Claudia McCain and Patricia Conwell at 8 p.m. Directed by Natsuko Ohama. Tickets are $10 available at Chapter One.

Saul David Raye, May 28-30 conducts a weekend of "Thai Massage & Yoga" at the Sacred Cow Studio in Ketchum. Learn techniques of this ancient system of healing, yoga philosophy and Buddhist spiritual practice. Call the studio for times and fees at 726-7018.

Shotgun Shooting Exhibitions with John Satterwhite, May 29 the Beretta U.S.A. representative will perform two dazzling exhibitions, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Blaine County Gun Club in Ohio Gulch. Shotguns will be available for interested parties to shoot, and shooting questions will be answered. Co-sponsored by Silver Creek Outfitters.

"Amazon John Easaterling," May 28 & 29 on "Making the Rainforest More Valuable Alive than Dead" on Friday at Piccolo from 5-6 p.m. and on Saturday at the Clarion Inn from 4-5:30 p.m.. Details: Sharon Parker at 788-4739.

Hailey Springfest, May 29-30 the Hailey Chamber of Commerce’s annual two-day arts & crafts and enterainment show at Roberta McKercher Gateway Park, Hailey. Pottery, jewelry, willow furniture, plants, woodworking, needlework and dolls. Hours are 10-5 Saturday and 10-3 Sunday. Entertainers Saturday include WRHS cheerleaders and Boulder Brothers. Food and refreshments.

Natsuko Ohama Workshops, May 30 & 31 From a designated instructor of the Linklater approach on Sunday at the Elkhorn Resort at 11 a.m. entitled "In Your Own Voice" and Monday at the nexStage Theatre from 2-6 p.m. entitled "Freeing the Natural Voice." Free. Call New Theatre Company for reservations for Monday’s seminar: 726-2271.

Coed Soccer League Registration Deadline, May 31 at Sturtevants in Ketchum and Hailey. League play begins Wednesday, June 16 in Hailey and Ketchum. Call Lia 726-4538 for details.

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’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival, May 28-31 in venues throughout the valley. This four-day event is dedicated to creating a special celebration and education of wellness approaches to living. Check special section for listing of events. Details: Carol Waller at 725-2111.

Hemingway School Advancement Ceremony and Awards Assembly, June 4 at 8:15 a.m. at Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum.


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