For the issue of May 26, 1999 thru June 1,  1999  

 

Calendar for May 26, thru
June 1, 1999


Wednesday, May 26

Sun Valley PGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament the annual two-day, 36-hole tournament kicks off at Sun Valley Golf Course. A total 32 teams are expected, each headed by a PGA pro from the Snake River Chapter. Tee times from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Pat Wyse Equestrian Clinic today through Sunday, May 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.

Scholarship Awards Assembly at Hailey’s Wood River High School at 10:15 a.m. Deserving students will be presented scholarships and grants.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, macaroni and cheese with ham, buttered carrots, cole slaw, corn muffins, chocolate pudding with topping. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

Middle School Citizenship Awards Program at 7 p.m. at Wood River Middle School, 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.

Gem Community Town Meeting from 7-9 p.m. in the old Blaine County Courthouse meeting room, Hailey.

Thursday, May 27

Sun Valley PGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament the annual two-day, 36-hole tournament winds up at Sun Valley Golf Course. Shotgun start 9:30 a.m.

National Honor Society Inductions for Wood River High School students take place at 9:20 a.m. at the high school in Hailey.

"Maintaining Your Healthy Skin" a free brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey with Dr. Stephen Karassik. Details: 788-5733.

Early Newspaper Deadlines have been set for the Idaho Mountain Express issue to be published Wednesday, June 2. The deadline for Letters to the Editor, Legals and Calendar of Events is today at 3 p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend Boat & Bike Swap the 15th annual event at Backwoods Mountain Sports in Ketchum. Bring in your bike or boat and they’ll try to sell it for you. Check-in today and Friday.

Fifth District High School Rodeo Finals today through Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m. at Gooding. Carey and Wood River cowgirls and cowboys competing for the right to advance to state competition June 14-19 in Pocatello.

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

Friday, May 28

Sun Valley’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival today through Monday, May 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 this week’s Idaho Mountain Express Special Section for listing of events. Details: Carol Waller at 725-2111.

Early Newspaper Deadlines have been set for the Idaho Mountain Express issue to be published Wednesday, June 2. The deadline for display and classified advertising is today at 3 p.m. Call 726-8060.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, crisp fish with tartar sauce, pea salad with cheese, French fries, bread sticks and cherry pie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Fifth District High School Rodeo Finals today through Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m. at Gooding. Carey and Wood River cowgirls and cowboys competing for the right to advance to state competition June 14-19 in Pocatello.

"Vita and Virginia," a play by Eileen Atkins, staged by the New Theater Company at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum tonight through Sunday, May 30. Curtain at 8 p.m. nightly. Starring Claudia McCain and Patricia Conwell. Directed by Natsuko Ohama. Tickets are $10 available at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

"Amazon John Easaterling," on "Making the Rainforest More Valuable Alive than Dead," from 5-6 p.m. at Piccolo in Ketchum. Details: Sharon Parker at 788-4739.

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

Saturday, May 29

Hailey Springfest 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.

Memorial Day Weekend Boat & Bike Swap the 15th annual event at Backwoods Mountain Sports in Ketchum. Bring in your bike or boat and they’ll try to sell it for you. Sale hours today through Monday.

Shotgun Shooting Exhibitions with John Satterwhite 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.

Sun Valley’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival today through Monday, May 31 in venues throughout the valley. Check this week’s Idaho Mountain Express Special Section for listing of events.

Poetry Reading by Jonathan Dobson at 7 p.m. at Iconoclst Books in Ketchum. Free. Details: 726-1564.

Book Signing and Reception with Sue Bender and Dan Millman, sponsored by The Sun Club as part of the Sun Valley Mountain Wellness Festival. From 6-7:30 p.m. at Elkhorn Resort. Tickets at The Sun Club (726-7710) or Chapter One.

"Amazon John Easaterling," on "Making the Rainforest More Valuable Alive than Dead," from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, Ketchum. 788-4739.

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.

Fifth District High School Rodeo Finals wrap up at 7 p.m. at Gooding. Carey and Wood River cowgirls and cowboys competing for the right to advance to state competition June 14-19 in Pocatello.

"Vita and Virginia," a play by Eileen Atkins, staged by the New Theater Company at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum tonight through Sunday, May 30. Curtain at 8 p.m. nightly. Starring Claudia McCain and Patricia Conwell. Directed by Natsuko Ohama. Tickets are $10 available at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

"Folk-a-Thon" from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on KECH radio with PK Kramer, Crash Ballou and Kit Neraas. Pledge broadcast for this year’s Northern Rockies Folk Festival with headliners Elvin Bishop and the Amazing Rhythm Aces.

Hagerman Fossil Days today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free bus tours, games, food and fun. Details: (208) 837-4793.

Sunday, May 30

Hailey Springfest wrapping up 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 10-3. Food and refreshments.

Natsuko Ohama Workshops conducted by a designated instructor of the Linklater approach, at 11 a.m. at the Elkhorn Resort entitled "In Your Own Voice." Free. 726-2271.

Sun Valley’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival today through Monday, May 31 in venues throughout the valley. Check this week’s Idaho Mountain Express Special Section for listing of events.

"Vita and Virginia," a play by Eileen Atkins, staged by the New Theater Company at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Final performance at 8 p.m. Starring Claudia McCain and Patricia Conwell. Tickets are $10 available at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

National Memorial Day Concert 1999 on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol will be televised from 8-9:30 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

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

Sue Bender, author of Everyday Sacred will speak at 9:30 a.m. at Light in the Mountains church. Free.

West Magic Memorial Day Celebration at the club starting at noon with a boat parade, 2:30 p.m. a memorial at the monument and a BBQ at 3 p.m. Bring your boats. Details: (208) 487-1202.

Monday, May 31

Idaho Mountain Express Offices are closed today for the Memorial Day holiday. The Ketchum office reopens Tuesday, June 1 at 9 a.m.

Memorial Day is today, a federal legal public holiday observed in all the states. Banks, post offices and government offices will be closed.

Sun Valley’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival wraps up today in venues throughout the valley. Check this week’s Idaho Mountain Express Special Section for listing of events.

Natsuko Ohama Workshops from a designated instructor of the Linklater approach. "Freeing the Natural Voice" from 2-6 p.m. at nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Free. Bring a pad or blanket. Call New Theatre Company for reservations for today’s seminar: 726-2271.

Fleet Week 1999: A Memorial Day Celebration the annual naval parade in New York City’s harbor will be televised from 7-8 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

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

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.

Tuesday, June 1

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

Wood River Middle School Swim Party and barbecue at Banbury Hot Springs today. Leave at 8:45 a.m., return by 5 p.m.

Kayak Roll Classes start today and will be held each Tuesday in June and July. Get details at Backwoods Mountain Sports in Ketchum.

Choir and Band Concert at 7 p.m. at Hailey’s Wood River High School auditorium.

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.

Carey School Citizenship Awards Program for the 1998-99 school year at 7 p.m. in the Carey School gym.

Survivorship Life Insurance Workshop two-hour session taught by Alberto Uranga of Uranga & Associates Financial Services. From 7-9 p.m. at the Kentwood Lodge, Ketchum. The workshop is for educational purposes, only. No fee. Limited seating. Call 726-8625 to register.

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

Community Supported Agriculture Program deliveries of fresh picked local organic produce begins today at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project. Support local organic farmers and sustainable agriculture by subscribing to a share of produce for the season. Details: 726-9358.

Meetings

Sun Valley Planning & Zoning commission meets at Sun Valley City Hall at 10 a.m. to discuss building envelope shift and addition for Willow Creek subdivision and new residences at Lane Rrance, Sagewillow and Sagecreek subdivisions. Also Willis building envelope expansion and Ruscitto’s request for a detqached guest house in RS-1 zone. Wednesday

Wood River Middle School Parent Organizaton meets at the school at 6 p.m. Thursday

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets at the old county courthouse in Hailey at 6:30 p.m. to resume a hearing on the Baseline Road subdivisionThursday

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.

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

Allotment Gardens If you enjoy fresh veggies and flowers, but don’t have a place to garden the Sawtooth Community Garden Project has 26 raised beds for rent at a nominal fee for the season. For more: 726-9358. Summer

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.

Upcoming

Kayak Demo Day, June 2 from 4 p.m. until dark, sponsored by Backwoods Mountain Sports of Ketchum. Free equipment, lessons and barbecue. Call 726-8818 for details.

Trumpet Recital, June 2 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ketchum. Performance by students of Jimmie Limes. Free. Details: 726-3810.

Jim Jarrett teaches the Meisner Technique, June 4 for the first time in the Wood River Valley. Class is sold out but those who wish to audit class are welcome to attend at 7 p.m. at the Sacred Cow. Details: 725-5241.

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

"Bigger than a Yard" sale, June 5 from St. Charles Parish in Hailey with proceeds for charity outreach programs and improvements to church grounds and buildings. New and used merchandise, professional services and foot items. Starting at 8 a.m. at the church. Details or to drop off merch. Call 788-3024.

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

Adams Gulch Run & Walk, June 5 the annual 4.2-mile event sponsored by The Elephant’s Perch of Ketchum starts at the Ketchum Park & Ride lot along Warm Springs Road. Free entry, no prizes.

Rugby Club Benefit Sale, June 5 a summer outdoor equipment sale to raise money for the Bald Mountain Rugby Football Club will be held at Trail Creek Village on Main St., Ketchum. You can donate your extra and unwanted summer equipment at Stadium Pizza in Hailey. Or call Patrick 578-0944 or Bill Sprong 788-2271.

WRMC Super Sitter Seminar, June 5 for youth ages 11 and over from 12:30 -4:30 p.m. at the Hailey Public Library. Taught by hospital instructors and EMT personnel. Fee: $15. Details: Pat Braegger at 622-6780.

Wood River Little League Benefit Golf Tournament, June 6 kicks off with a 1 p.m. shotgun start for up to 32 foursomes at Elkhorn Resort Golf Course. Money raised will go to improvements on fields and buying team equipment. Prizes and raffle. Contact Eric at Blaine County Recreation District, 788-2117.

Chuck Gates Memorial Golf Tournament, June 12 the second annual tour of Elkhorn Resort Golf Course. Registration and warm-up from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shotgun scramble 1 p.m. Cost $80 per person. Call Marcia Rankin 726-5897.

 

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