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 Idahos
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 Womens 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
Sues 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 Flolos One-Hour Photo Processing, and Atkinsons in Hailey.
Wood River Middle School Parent Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Hailey
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
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.
ICLs 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 BSUs 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 doeuvres.
"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 Childrens Theatre at 7 p.m.
tonight and tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the school gym. Free. Details: Lisa Muscavage at (208)
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 Womens 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.
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 Schools 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.
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
Whitchers house, 219 Alturas Dr. There will be a time to remember Lews life,
including a brief talk on the significance of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II.
Whitcher, 78, hailed by experts as Sun Valleys greatest natural skier, passed away
in Hailey Dec. 28, 1998.
Clementes 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 BSUs 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 Rockys 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.
Prosperity Seminar from Darel Rutherford author of "so Why
Arent 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.
"Marvins Room" a free play reading from
Interplanetary Theatre Group staring Pamela Sue Amrtin, Kathy Wygle, Patty Parsons,
Danielle Kennedy, Steve DSmith, 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 Noahs Ark, Wyall will speak at 7 p.m. at the Wood River High School
auditorium in Hailey. Free.
Monday, May 24
Womens Soccer Laurent Perrier
womens 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 Womens Resource Center in Hailey. Details:
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 fishermans 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 Librarys Childrens 1999 Book Clubs Reading
Rainbow Club K-3rd grade. Read-To-Me Reading Rainbow Club,, for pre-schoolers.
Young Readers Choice Award Club, Grades 4-8. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall,
Story Hour at Community Library, Ketchum 10-11 a.m. for 3-5 year
olds. Use Childrens entrance. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall, Childrens
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:
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 Womens Resource Center in Hailey. Sliding fees. Details: 788-5733. First
"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 Womens 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 Childrens 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 &
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.
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.
"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
"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
Hailey Springfest, May 29-30 the Hailey Chamber of
Commerces 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 Mondays 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 Valleys 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.