For the issue of August 4, 1999 thru August 10,  1999  

 

Calendar for August 4, thru
August 10, 1999


Wednesday, August 4

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Malibu chicken burger with potato salad, jello salad with fruit and chocolate ice cream. Massage by appointment. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"The Greatest Show on Earth" presented by Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Cocktails and Gala Benefit dinner on the Sun Valley Esplanade at 5:45 p.m. prior to show. Details: 725-0481.

Annual Tour and Steak Fry of the Wood River Resource Conservation and Development Council. Tour begins 1:30 p.m. from Niagara Springs State Park south of Wendell. Steak fry 6 p.m. at Niagara Springs, cost $9. 934-4149.

Back School taught by physical therapists, rom 5-7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Spine Institute in Ketchum. Also on September 1, October 6 and November 3. Fee $25. Details: 726-5860.

Dental Health with Dr. Buck Drew open discussion of family dental needs from 4-6 p.m. at 181 First Ave., Ketchum. Children welcome. Refreshments.

Washington Basin/Washington Peak Hike with Idaho Conservation League’s summer hiking series. Details: 726-7485.

Sun Valley Coed Soccer League games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., Blue (Allsop) vs. Green (Bulcher). At 7 p.m., Cobalt (Feldman) vs. Yellow (Kearns).

Wood River BMX racing night at the track west of Hailey. Registration 5:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 726-8411.

Thursday, August 5

Wood River Medical Center Board of Trustees Meeting at 3 p.m. at old Blaine County Courthouse, Hailey. Public participation is encouraged regarding the proposed reduction of services offered at the Hailey facility.

Shooting School with Gil and Vicki Ash, today through Sunday, August 8. Call Headwaters 726-5775 for details and reservations. Space is limited.

"The Last Flapper," performed by Company of Fools at 8 p.m. tonight through Saturday, August 7 at The Mint in Hailey. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors and students, on sale at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore in Hailey. Details: 788-1051.

Bike Maintentance & Trailside Repair at 6 p.m. at Formula Sports in Ketchum. Details: 726-3194.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony "Chamber Music Night" free open air tented concert featuring works by Vivaldi at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Music director is Alasdair Neale.

"Vincent," performed by Jim Jarrett at 8 p.m. in the Community School Theater in Sun Valley. Tickets, at $20, are on sale at the door and in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore, Hailey. Details: 725-5241.

Lefty’s F.C. Men’s Soccer Practice at 6 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. Details: 726-2554.

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

Sports Medicine Seminar begins at the College of Southern Idaho’s Evergreen Building, Twin Falls. Denver Broncos dietician Jackie Berning speaks on "What’s Hot in Sports Nutrition," at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium. 733-3700 ext. 344.

Bike Tuning Seminar from 7-9 p.m. at Ski Tek in Ketchum. Also Tuesday nights. Call John at 726-7503.

Friday, August 6

Wood River High Reunion class of 1969 featuring a golf tournament and barbecue. Today through Sunday. Details: Kathy Lovell at 788-3316.

Wood River High Reunion class of 1979 through Sunday. Details: 788-3153.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with gravy and parsley red potatoes, green bean casserole, pear and cheese salad and applesauce cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Photographs of "Cuba" by Concha Navarro at the Environmental Resource Center gallery in Ketchum from 6-8 p.m.

19th annual John Harker Memorial Golf Tournament today through Sunday, Aug. 8 raising money for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Registration 12-3 p.m. at Elkhorn Pro Shop. Horse race 3:30-6 p.m. at Elkhorn followed by the "Great Greens Feast," at River Rock Grill.

Northern Rockies Folk Festival at 4 p.m. today and Saturday in Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Details: 788-2700.

Sun Valley Coed Soccer League games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., Lime (Moniz) vs. Pink (Johnson). At 7 p.m., White (Wania) vs. Red (Fryberger).

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert featuring works by Rossini and Barber at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Music director is Alasdair Neale.

Gallery Walk sponsored by Sun Valley Gallery Association from 5-9 p.m. in Ketchum. Details: 726-4950.

Stoneware Techniques class with Elmer Taylor at Boulder Mountain Clayworks, today through Sunday. Fee. Details: 726-4484.

Sports Medicine Seminar for coaches, athletic trainers, educators and students involved in athletics, today from 8-6 and Saturday from 8-3:45 at the College of Southern Idaho’s Evergreen Building, Twin Falls. Muffy Davis of Sun Valley will speak on "Success through Determination."

"Vincent," a full-length play written by Leonard Nimoy on the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh, performed by Jim Jarrett at 8 p.m. in The Community School Theater in Sun Valley. Details: 725-5241.

Hunter/Jumper Horse Show at 8:30 a.m. at the Lucky 13 Ranch on Buttercup Rd. North of Hailey. Details: 788-9237.

Ketch’em Alive Tonight! In downtown Ketchum from 6-10 p.m. Live entertainment, street performers and shopping. Featuring Debra Steur and the Joe Muscolino Band.

"The Last Flapper," performed by Company of Fools with Patricia Conwell as Zelda Fitzgerald, at 8 p.m. tonight through Saturday, August 7 at The Mint in Hailey. Tickets: $12 general. Details: 788-1051.

Saturday, August 7

19th annual John Harker Memorial Golf Tournament putting contest 11 a.m. at Elkhorn Golf Resort followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and hospitality at the Elkhorn Clubhouse at 6 p.m.

Ketchum Skate Park Skateboard Contest registration 10:30-12 at the Ketchum park located at Warm Springs and Saddle Rds., and the contest at 1 p.m. Helmets required. $10 entry.

Hailey Kids Race fourth annual Blaine County Dental Society runs start promptly at 9 a.m. at Wood River Middle School’s Chuck Turner Field, Hailey. No entry fee. Free toothbrushes to all participants. Prizes for all finishers in 2-3, 4-5, 6-7 and 8-9 age classes.

Magic Lake Open Golf Scramble celebrating the 20th anniversary of West Magic Recreation Club. Sign up 9-9:30 a.m. at West Shore Golf Course at West Magic Reservoir, team drawing $10. All players welcome. Annual auction 5 p.m. Monthly meeting is Sunday, Aug. 8. 487-1202 or 487-3636.

Farm Day at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Opportunity to learn about farming in Idaho. Meets at 8 a.m. at ERC. 726-4333 to register.

Introduction to Fly Fishing two-day Silver Creek Outfitters (726-5282) clinic takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. All equipment provided. Fee.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League playoff games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Twin Falls Triathlon and Dierkes Lake Mile Swim individual and team competition on the 23.4-mile Twin Falls course. Distances are 1-mile open water lake swim, 17.1-mile bike race and 5.25-mile run. Entry forms at The Elephant’s Perch in Ketchum.

Ibex Pass hike with Idaho Conservation League. Details: 726-7485.

White Knob Challenge 15th annual mountain bike race on a 19-mile course at Mackay. Registration 5-7 p.m. Friday, August 6 and Saturday from 8-12.

"The Last Flapper," performed by Company of Fools featuring Patricia Conwell as Zelda Fitzgerald, at 8 p.m. at The Mint in Hailey. Tickets: $12. Details: 788-1051.

Magic Valley Speedway NASCAR racing at 7 p.m. at the track located near Twin Falls Airport, south of Twin Falls. Admission $9 adults, $4 kids. Details: (208) 734-3700.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony "Pops Night: Romantic Encounters." Free open air tented concert featuring works by Wagner and Strauss at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Guest conductor is Carl Eberl.

"Vincent," performed by Jim Jarrett at 8 p.m. in the Community School Theater in Sun Valley. Tickets $20.

Northern Rockies Folk Festival at 11 a.m. in Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Details: 788-4200.

Hunter/Jumper Horse Show at 8:30 a.m. at the Lucky 13 Ranch on Buttercup Rd. North of Hailey. Details: 788-9237.

Sun Valley Ice Show with Olympic gold medalist Ekaterina Gordeeva begins at dusk at Sun Valley Resort. Other headliners are European champion Jozef Sabovcik plus acrobatic champions Vladimir Besedin and Alexei Polishuk. Details: 622-2231.

Sunday, August 8

19th annual John Harker Memorial Golf Tournament final round at Sun Valley Golf Course. Shotgun start 8 a.m. Hosted awards lunch 1 p.m. along with the finals of the putting contest.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League playoff games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Cities Band Concert at 2 p.m. in Atkinson’s Park in Ketchum. Details: 726-3810.

Bill Janss Community Center Celebrity Golf Tournament dinner/auction and entertainment at the Harris’ August 8 at 6:30 p.m., and the tournament is August 9 at 2 p.m. at The Valley Club.

"Vincent," performed by Jim Jarrett at 3 p.m. in the Community School Theater in Sun Valley. Tickets $20.

Central Idaho’s Gray Wolves today through Thursday, August 12 with Wolf Biologist Curt Mack. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert featuring works by Saint-Saens and Strauss at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Music director is Alasdair Neale.

Wood River Gun Club south of Bellevue is now open Sundays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Singles, handicap and doubles.

Monday, August 9

Sawtooth Soccer Camps half-day camp for ages 11-13 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. Details, coach Erik Larson 788-5790.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament organized by the Blaine County Recreation District, 11 a.m. today and Tuesday at the Wood River Middle School courts, Hailey. Entry $5. Prizes in 9-10, 11-12, 13-15 and 16-18 age groups.

Children’s Pre-Concert Festival with the Summer Symphony at 10 a.m. under the tent on the Sun Valley Esplanade in Sun Valley. Details: 726-8525.

Bill Janss Community Center Celebrity Golf Tournament at The Valley Club. Registration 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Call to carts at 1:40 p.m. Shotgun start 2 p.m. Awards presentation and buffet afterwards. Sponsored by Tully’s Coffee.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert "Especially for Kids," with narration by Adam West and works by Stravinsky, Saint Saens and Wagner, at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Music director is Alasdair Neale.

Free Mountain Bike Group Ride and technical training, meet 6 p.m. Mondays at Ski Tek in Ketchum.

Tracy Bay Music Studio Camp begins today for kids up to 13 years old. Details: 726-3443.

Ultimate Frisbee League Play games at 7 p.m. at Atkinson Park in Ketchum. Practices are Wednesdays and Fridays at the same time and location.

Tuesday, August 10

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, meat loaf with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn bread and beauty salad. Senior Center staff meeting at 2 p.m. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Butoh Dance Workshop from 4-7 p.m. at Kinnebrew Sculpture Garden south of Ketchum. Fee. Details: 725-5449.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony "A Concert on Bald Mountain," with soloists William VerMeulen, Brian Thomas, Tod Bowermaster and Douglas Hull, starting at 5 p.m. Both Warm Springs and River Run lifts will be operating. Lift tickets $8 adults, $4 children. Picnic baskets are permitted.

High School Soccer Clinic Sawtooth Soccer Camp three-day clinic for high school boys and girls, meeting 6-8:15 p.m. today through Thursday, Aug. 12 on the upper field at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park. Cost $50. 788-5790.

Mining In Central Idaho-Sun Valley class sponsored by Sawtooth Science Institute today through August 13. Details: 788-9686.

Wood River BMX practice night at the track west of Hailey. From 6-8 p.m.

Tea Time from 3-5 p.m. at the Heritage & Ski Museum in Forest Service Park in Ketchum. Details: 726-8118.

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

Ongoing

Kinnebrew Sculpture Garden Open House on weekends from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through August. Five acres on the Wood River featuring over 40 sculptures. Located at 109 River Grove Lane about a half-mile north of Hailey. Details: 726-8461 or 788-9331. Saturdays & Sundays.

Bird Walks at the ERC from 6:30-8 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Fee: $5 members/ $8 non-members. Details: 726-4333. Tuesday Evenings through August.

Pet Photo Contest applications for centennial calendar are now being accepted. Deadline: August 9. $10/photo. Applications available at local stores and restaurants. Sponsored by Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley.

Galena Lodge Wildflower Walks from the Galena Lodge north of Ketchum. Identify as many as 50 wildflowers. 6 p.m. Reservations: 726-4010. Thursdays beginning July 1.

BCFC Running Club meets at Blaine County Fitness Center, 21 E. Maple in Hailey, at 6 p.m. All levels welcome. Free. Details: 788-2124. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Monday Night Fly Casting Clinics offered by Silver Creek Outfitters each Monday from 6-7 p.m., from June 21-Sept. 20, at the Bigwood Golf Course pond north of Ketchum. Free to the public. Park in the golf course parking lot. Details: 726-5282.

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.

Old City Hall Museum on Bellevue’s Main Street is now open for the season. Noon-4 p.m. Details: 788-4311. 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. Details: 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. 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.

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 Details: 788-2036.

Wagon Days Queen/Princess entry form and fees are now being collected at Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce for the contest. Details: 800-634-3347, ext. 2104. Daily through August 27.

Summer Reading at the Hailey Public Library from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Through July 29. Thursdays.

Men’s Bible Study from 7-8 a.m. at Wilson Bates Appliances in Ketchum. Details: 788-2084. Thursdays.

Hailey’s Farmer’s Market from 4-7 p.m. at Main Street and Croy through October 14. Contact: Mark Cook at 788-3917. Thursdays.

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.

Hiking Buddies with Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley at Adam’s Gulch trailhead from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays.

Animal Shelter Dogs & Puppies will attend Ketchum Alive Events from 6-9 p.m. Fridays.

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 phone. Through August 30. Details: 788-5585. Mondays.

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

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

Jimmie Limes All-Cities Band Rehearsal at the American Legion Hall in Ketchum. All interested persons welcome. Details: 726-3810. 7 p.m. Mondays.

"Ernest Hemingway In Idaho" exhibit at Community Library in Ketchum through July 31. Daily.

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.

Youth Discovery Days at the ERC in Ketchum. Two classes offered: "A World in our Hands" & "Get the Connections". Fee. Details: 726-4333. Wednesdays in August.

Hiking Group with Christian women’s group leaves from the Church of the Big Wood at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Also at 10:30 a.m. following the Church of the Big Wood worship service on Sundays.

"Hemingway In The Autumn" a film by local filmmaker David Butterfield at 5 p.m. at the Sawtooth Club in Ketchum. Daily from July 17-August 1.

Poetry Contest sponsored by the New York Poetry Alliance and open to everyone. $1,000 cash prize to winner. Send poem 21 lines or less to: New York Poetry Alliance, Box 1588, New York, NY 10116-1588. Daily through August 23.

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. Details: 788-3468.

Art In The Park from 10 a.m.-noon at Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Outdoor art activities for kids ages 4-6. Details: 788-2117. Thursdays until August 12.

Bring It To The Barn The Community School is now collecting donations for annual garage sale at Sagewillow Campus Barn in Elkhorn from 9 a.m.-noon. Details: 622-3561. Wednesdays & Saturdays.

Upcoming

Butoh Dance Workshop, August 11 from 4-9 p.m. at Kinnebrew Sculpture Garden south of Ketchum. Fee. Details: 725-5449.

Ridley Pearson, August 11 will read from his new book "The First Victim" at 7 p.m. in the Hailey Public Library. Details: 788-2036.

Goat Outing To Norton Lakes, August 11 hike to look for mountain goats north of Ketchum. Details: 726-7485.

Business After Hours, August 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Janot Skin Institute in Ketchum

"The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," August 12-21 at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Details: 788-6520.

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival, August 13-15 outdoor festival with cash prize to Best of Show. Details: 726-9491.

21st Annual Tour Of Homes, August 14 six distinguished homes in the Gimlet area are presented as a fund-raiser for The Community Library. Tour leaves from Ketchum Community Library at 11 a.m. Tickets: $40/person or $75/sponsor, available at Community Library, Gold Mine Thrift Shop and Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. Details: 726-3493.

Hailey Skate Park Grand Opening Ceremony, August 14 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the Hailey park near the rodeo grounds. Live music, safety clinics, barbecue, items on sale and raffle.

Mountain Goats of the Whiteclouds, August 14-18 with Cathy Baer of the Sawtooth Wildlife Council. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

55 Alive, August 16-17 Mature driving course for drivers 50 and older from 8 a.m.-noon at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey.

"All About Dreams," August 17 Discussion with author Dr. Gayle Delaney at 8 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

"Competitive Struggle," August 18 author R.G. Robertson will give a lecture and read from his new book at 7 p.m. at the Community Library in Ketchum.

Orienteering Adventure, August 19 sponsored by the ERC. From 6-8 p.m. in the Prairie Creek parking lot. Free. Details: 726-4333.

Pinnacle Picnic, August 21 begins at 5:30 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge in Ketchum with auction and live entertainment to support breast cancer research. Details: 726-6456.

Hot Topics, August 25 monthly forum at the ERC from 12:15-1:15. Topic:TBA.

"The Medium," August 26-29 Gian Carlo Menotti’s musical drama at 8 p.m. in the Sun Valley Boiler Room. Tickets: $15 available at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

Wagon Days Queen/Princess, August 28 competition begins at 9 a.m. at the Hailey Rodeo grounds. Details: 800-634-3347.

All-Stars Celebrity Hockey, Aug. 28-29 hosted by the Sun Valley Suns benefiting the Sun Valley Junior Hockey Association. Hockey skills clinic for youngsters on Aug. 28. Challenge Cup hockey game at Sun Valley Skating Center on Aug. 29 followed by a dinner/auction on the Sun Valley Lodge Terrace. Details, Tim Jeneson 726-9413.

Sun Valley Gallery Association Walk, September 3 from 5-9 p.m.

Mike Hanley, September 3 local author will be at Silverado Western Wear in Ketchum at 3:30 p.m. to sign his new book.

Ketchum Wagon Days, September 3-6 Old West entertainment and family events. Details: 726-3423.

Senior Getaway, September 12-15 to Reno and Lake Tahoe. Details: 788-3468.

Riverdance The Show, September 14-19 at the Morrison Center in Boise. Details: (888)-255-2200.

7th Annual Thousand Springs Festival, September 25-26 at the Nature Conservancy in Hagerman Valley from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Juried art show. Details: 536-6797.

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree, October 13-17 Ragtime, jazz and swing in the Wood River Valley. Details: 726-3423.

 

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