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For the week of August 18th, 1999 through August 24th, 1999

Calendar for August 18,
thru
August 24, 1999


Wednesday, August 11

Ketchum Council adopts preliminary budget at 2:30 p.m. in City Hall. At 2:30 p.m., Post Office officials present preliminary plans for new Ketchum Post Office.

Bingo each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, and then again at 12:30 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey. Cards are 50 cents, with half the proceeds to the winner and half to the center.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, reuben sandwich with tater tots, cole slaw, peaches and butterscotch squares. Board of directors meeting at 10 a.m. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

High School Soccer Clinic for boys and girls ages 14-18, from 6-8 p.m. today and Thursday, August 12 at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. 788-5790.

Introduction to Fly Fishing special weekday schools today and August 12, plus August 14-15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. conducted by Silver Creek Outfitters, Fee. 726-5292.

Ridley Pearson 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 hike to look for mountain goats north of Ketchum. Details: 726-7485.

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

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

Thursday, August 12

Business After Hours Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce monthly social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at the Janot Skin Institute, 220 Second Ave. South Suite 202 in Ketchum (726-4713). Co-sponsors are Cristina’s Restaurant, Williams Market and Lutz Rentals.

"The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," Company of Fools production is staged today through Saturday, August 14 at 10 a.m. at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Tickets $5 general admission on sale in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore, Hailey. Details: 788-6520.

WRHS Boys Soccer Parents’ Meeting to outline the upcoming season, at 7 p.m. in Room 211 of Wood River High School, Hailey.

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

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.

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

Friday, August 13

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival the 31st annual three-day festival debuts at Sun Valley resort, an outdoor festival with cash prize to Best of Show. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. Details: 726-9491.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, crisp fish with crinkle cuts, cole slaw with pineapple, hush puppies and lemon meringue tart. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," Company of Fools production is staged at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Tickets $5 general admission on sale in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore, Hailey. Details: 788-6520.

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

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert featuring works by Sousa ("Washington Post March"), Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue") and Bernstein (symphonic dances from "West Side Story") at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Music director is Alasdair Neale.

Ketch’em Alive Tonight! In downtown Ketchum from 6-10 p.m. Live entertainment, street performers and shopping.

Saturday, August 14

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival the 31st annual three-day outdoor festival continues at Sun Valley resort. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Ketchum Soccer Classic Invitational Tournament the annual men’s tournament hosted by Lefty’s F.C. of Ketchum begins on two fields at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.

21st Annual Tour Of Homes 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 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.

"The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," Company of Fools production is staged at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Tickets $5 general admission on sale in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore, Hailey.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League "World Series" game one at 4 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

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.

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

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert featuring pianist Mark Neiwirth playing works by Grieg and Sibelius at 6:30 p.m. in the Symphony Tent near Sun Valley Lodge. Guest conductor is Carl Eberl.

Sun Valley Ice Show featuring current amateur and professional world champion Aleksei Yagudin of Russia begins at dusk at Sun Valley Resort. Other headliners are Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo of China, the current world pairs skating silver medalists, plus European champion Jozef Sabovcik and acrobatic champions Vladimir Besedin and Alexei Polishuk. Details: 622-2231.

Sunday, August 15

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival the 31st annual three-day outdoor festival concludes at Sun Valley resort. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No admission charge. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Scott Hyder speaks at :30 a.m. at Light on the Mountains Church in Ketchum. Details: 2-03.

Ketchum Soccer Classic Invitational Tournament the annual men’s tournament hosted by Lefty’s F.C. of Ketchum wraps up with games on two fields at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League "World Series" game two at 4 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony free open air tented concert, the "Gala Opera Night," featuring tenor Stuart Neill with an evening of operatic arias, 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 16

WRHS Boys Soccer two-a-day practice sessions begin from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. on the upper soccer field (practice field) just south of the high school in Hailey.

WRHS Girls Soccer mandatory meeting for all 9th-12th grade soccer players trying out for the Wood River High School team. At 9 a.m. in the high school commons area. Details, Tizz Strachan Miller 788-1838.

55 Alive Mature driving course for drivers 50 and older from 8 a.m.-noon today and Tuesday, August 17 at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. Space is limited to 10-15 students, cost $8 per student. 788-3468.

Sun Valley Summer Symphony final free open air tented concert featuring two works by Tchaikovsky, including Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, 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.

WRHS Cross Country weeknight practices with first-year coach James Foster begin with a short team meeting at 7 p.m. at the high school in Hailey. Wear running shoes.

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.

Bob Brooks, self esteem expert speaks on "Raising Resilient Children" at 5 p.m. in the Community School auditorium. Tickets: $25 general admission, $12 for educators. Details: Sue Dumke at 726-8008.

Tuesday, August 17

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, chicken stir fry with egg rolls, Asian cabbage salad, pears and bread, and pineapple upside down cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"All About Dreams," Discussion with author Dr. Gayle Delaney at 8 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. Details: 788-6209.

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.

Bald Mountain Kennel Club of Idaho monthly meeting 7 p.m. at Bellevue City Park. Bring your dog. BMKC welcomes all dog lovers. Details, Kathy 788-3248.

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 hosted by Tyra McGuffie and Tracy Lee. 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

"Competitive Struggle," Aug. 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.

Young Writers’ Workshop, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Community School. Ages 4-18. Fee: $25. Details: 622-3960, ex. 108.

"The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," Aug. 19-21 Company of Fools production is staged at 10 a.m. August 19, plus 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. August 20-21 at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Tickets $5 general admission on sale in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It Bookstore, Hailey. Details: 788-6520.

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

Photographs of Edward S. Curtis, Aug. 20 exhibition opens at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum. Details: 726-9491

"As Bees in Honey Drown," Aug. 20 play reading at 7:30 p.m. at Gary Hoffman’s Playhouse, 235 Spur Lane, Larkspur Condos #202. Info: 725-5522.

"Old Instincts, New Worlds," Aug. 21-22 artist Gay Odmark will present her work from 4-7 p.m. on Sat. and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sun. at "Davis." Details: 726-2810.

Strawbale Wall Building, Aug. 21-22 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.at the Sawtooth Community Garden in Ketchum. Details and registration: 726-9358.

Braun Brothers’ Concert, Aug. 21 reunion concert from 1-8 p.m. at Stanley City Park. Tickets: $12 on the day of the event. Details: (208) 879-4677.

Pinnacle Picnic, Aug. 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.

Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, Aug. 22-25 at The Community School in Sun Valley. Details: 726-6670.

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

"The Medium," Aug. 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. Details: 622-4774.

Wagon Days Queen/Princess, Aug. 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, Sept. 3 from 5-9 p.m.

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

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

"A KAVU Day," Sept. 10-11 festival of outdoor films in Sun Valley. Details: 800-419-5288.

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

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

7th Annual Thousand Springs Festival, Sept. 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, Oct. 13-17 Ragtime, jazz and swing in the Wood River Valley. Details: 726-3423.


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