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For the week of Dec. 8, 1999 through Dec. 14, 1999

Calendar for Dec. 8,
thru
Dec. 14, 1999


Wednesday, Dec. 8

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, Italian casserole with Caesar salad, garlic bread, fruited jello and almond cookies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Special Rec District Meeting on the Community Recreation Bond at 4 p.m. in the Blaine County Courthouse meeting room, Hailey. To discuss the Community Recreation Bond election results and future planning.

Bellevue Chamber Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. at 717 North Main in Bellevue, hosted by Valley Market, Studio 717, Far West Mortgage, Sun Valley Title and Jeff Neel & Co. CPA. Food, refreshments and prizes.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Open Basketball each Wednesday through April 26 from 6-9 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. Fee $2 per session.

Carey School Madrigal Dinner a Christmas dinner and performance by the music department at 7 p.m. at the school. Cost is $5 for singles, $20 for families. Details: 208-823-4391.

Rehearsals for "The Promise" at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood in Ketchum at 7 p.m. All community singers welcome. Details: 622-4774.

"A Collection for Christmas," from Dec. 8-11, a CSI Theatre Dept. presentation in Twin Falls that includes stories, remembrances and folklore. For tickets or details, call 208-733-9554.

Thursday, Dec. 9

Community School Kindergarten Open House from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Community School. Parents and children welcome.

Taize candlelight service series at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday through Jan. 20 at Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Free. Details: 726-5349.

Comm. School Girls, Boys Basketball home JV games against ISDB at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Girls’ JV at 6 p.m., boys’ JV at 7:30 p.m.

Idaho Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet at Elkhorn Resort. Cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Seating is limited, so register early at Silver Creek Outfitters, Bob’s Sports Pawn & Lock and Five Star Kitchens. Float trips, hunts, art, dinners and more. 726-4039.

Youth Indoor Coed Soccer supervised Rec District activity from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free.

Carey School Girls Basketball Northside Conference home varsity games against the Dietrich Blue Devils at Carey School gym. Junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

"Facets for Truth for the Millennium," a lecture featuring Rev. Iris Barrat, author of The Divination Workbook at the Hailey Public Library at 7 p.m. Details: 788-2036.

Middle School Parent Organization Meeting at 7 p.m. in WRMS library, Hailey.

"Salmon at the Crossroads," an Environmental Resource Center adventure slide show series on salmon preservation in the pacific Northwest at the Clarion Inn in Ketchum at 7:30 p.m. Details: 726-4333.

Friday, Dec. 10

2nd Annual Festival of Trees today and Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Hailey. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. View over 40 Christmas trees donated by local artists, organizations and individuals. Buy gifts and enter raffles. All funds raised benefit the Blaine County Senior Center. Extra activities from 5-8 p.m. are storytelling, face painting and a visit from Santa. Admission $2 adults, $1 kids.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Swiss steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, peas, apricots, biscuits and brownies. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Wendolyn Spence Holland signs copies of her book, "Sun Valley: An Extraordinary History," at Sun Valley’s Ex Libris Bookstore from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Romancing the Bean Coffee House opens from 4 p.m. to midnight at the Silver Creek Alternative School in Hailey. For high school-aged youth.

Master Pro Night for all Sun Valley Ski Club members and Master alpine skiers, from 6-8 p.m. at Bob Gordon’s Formula Sports on Main St., Ketchum.

WRHS Boys Basketball home non-conference games against McCall-Donnelly at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Girls Basketball non-conference games at Glenns Ferry. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

"Old Fashion Christmas Party," with the city of Ketchum and the Ketchum-Sun Valley Ski Heritage Museum. Tree lighting, a visit from Santa and other festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. at the museum in Ketchum.

Hanukkah and Shabbat Services offered by the Wood River Jewish Community at 5:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood on Warm Springs Rd., Ketchum. Children and adults welcome. Questions, 788-7930 or 726-1183.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym and Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Comm. School, Carey Girls Basketball Northside Conference game between the Blaine County schools at 6 p.m. at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus.

Double Coupon Late Night Shopping holiday promotion in Hailey this evening.

Sun Valley Suns ice hockey game against the Moose at Jackson Hole, Wyo. First game of the season for the Suns.

Saturday, Dec. 11

Winterstart the 27th annual cross-country ski race starting at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum. Registration begins 9 a.m. at the lodge. Racing at 11 a.m. No entry fee. Course to be determined based on snow conditions. Call 726-4010.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverines open their 1999-2000 season with a home triangular meet against Shelley and Snake River at 12 noon at the high school gym, Hailey.

Santa Paws hosted by the Sun Valley Animal Center brings Santa to the Center for a photo-op with your pet. A 5X7 photo costs $10 and benefits the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Noon to 3 p.m. Details: 726-7777.

Hailey Holiday Giveaway second promotion of the Christmas season at 2 p.m. in Hailey.

2nd Annual Festival of Trees wraps up from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Hailey. View the trees, browse gifts and enjoy musical performances by local groups and individuals. The forest of decorated trees donated by the community will be auctioned off at the gala event at 7 p.m. All funds raised benefit the Blaine County Senior Center. Tickets for the gala are $25 (adults only). Details: Connie Porter 788-3490 or Pat Williams 788-7357.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games at Declo. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sun Valley Suns ice hockey game against the Moose at Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Comm. School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Richfield Tigers at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Vivaldi’s "Magnificat," performed by the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Choir with the Boise Philharmonic, at Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church on Sun Valley Road at 7:30 p.m. Free.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball non-conference games at Hansen. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12

Towne and Parke Fine Jewelry, on the Sun Valley Mall, hold a grand reopening with champagne and hors d’oeuvres from noon to 4 p.m.

Open Basketball each Sunday from Oct. 3-April 23 from 6-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Fee $2 per session.

"B" Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 4 p.m., Panthers vs. Penguins. At 5:15 p.m., Predators vs. Red Wings. At 6:30 p.m., Hawks vs. Ducks. At 7:45 p.m., Avalanche vs. Flyers. At 9 p.m., Rangers vs. Bad Dogs. The Coyotes have a bye.

Teen and Children’s Christmas program at Hailey’s Clavary Bible Church. Performances of "The Christmas Letter" and "The Christmas Gift" begin at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 13

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

Comm. School Girls Basketball Northside Conference varsity game at Shoshone at 6 p.m.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Diabetes Support Group monthly meeting 7-8 p.m. in the Blaine Manor dining room, Hailey. With Mary Ann Crowdson RN.

Carey School Boys Basketball non-conference games at Oakley. Boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer beginners 6-7:30 p.m. and advanced players 7:30-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Cost $2. A Blaine County Recreation District program.

WRHS Holiday Music Program performed by high school choir and band students at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, Hailey.

Childbirth Education for those delivering babies in January and early February 2000. The seven-week course starts continues through Dec. 20, from 7-9 p.m. at Wood River Medical Center’s Moritz Hospital solarium in Sun Valley. Cost $60. Call 622-6780 for details.

Tuesday, Dec. 14

CSI Fall Semester Classes continue in the Wood River Valley. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for the College of Southern Idaho, Blaine County Campus, program.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

Learn to Skate Basic Skills Classes the 25-minute classes for ages 4-and-up continue at Sun Valley Skating Center, through Dec. 14. Sponsored by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club. Cost $60 per student, registration limited. 622-8020.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, beef and bean burrito with Spanish rice, veggies, fruit salad, green salad and cheesecake bars. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

WRHS Boys Basketball home SCIC games against the Buhl Tribe at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Youth Indoor Coed Soccer supervised Rec District activity from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free.

Middle School Band, Choir and Orchestra Concert performed by sixth graders at 7 p.m. at WRMS, Hailey.

Java Knights Chess Club meets every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Java on Fourth in Ketchum.

WRHS Girls Basketball SCIC league games at Filer. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Comm. School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Dietrich Blue Devils at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Rehearsals for Handel’s "Messiah" on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Snows church in Ketchum. The performances will be Dec. 17 and 19. Details: 622-5474.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games against Camas County in Fairfield. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Meetings

Blaine County Recreation District Board meeting to discuss the Community Recreation Bond election results and future planning at 4 p.m. in the Blaine County Courthouse. Today

Blaine County Criminal Justice Council meets for lunch and discussion at noon in the basement of the judicial building across from the County Courthouse in Hailey. Thursday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. in Ketchum City Hall to discuss a proposed new building in Ketchum on the site of the Christiania Lodge. Monday

Hailey City Council meets at Hailey Town Center at 6 p.m. Monday

Blaine County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. in the Blaine County Courthouse to hear an application for a stream alteration permit along the East Fork of the Big Wood River by Samuel Adicoff. Monday

Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission meets at Hailey Town Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday

Ongoing

Operation Wish Book is accepting donations of children’s books which will be distributed to young readers throughout the month of November. Drop-off is at the Hailey Public Library. Daily during Hailey Library hours.

Coats for Kids Drive Through February, donate coats for children at the drop-off at Ketchum Chiropractic on Saddle Road (Mon.-Fri. 9 to noon and 3-6 p.m.) or at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey (Tues.-Fri. 1:30-4:30 p.m.)

Wood River Bridge meets several times weekly at different locations. On Mondays at 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center, Hailey. On Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m. at The Harker Center, Elkhorn at Sun Valley. Team game at the Harker Center on the first Sunday each month at 12:45 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

Dance Lessons at the Hailey Grange at 7:15 p.m. followed by open dancing at 8 p.m. Details: 788-4235 Wednesdays

Weight watchers meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. New members welcome. Wednesdays

GED preparation classes from 5-7 p.m. at the CSI office in Hailey. Details: 788-2038. Tuesdays.

Cross-Country Ski Passes for the North Valley Trails Ski System are currently on sale at Galena Lodge, The Elephant’s Perch and Backwoods Mountain Sports in Ketchum, Sturtevants in Hailey and the SNRA headquarters north of Ketchum. Cost $65 one person, $115 couples, $125 families, $10 for dogs. Discounts for early purchases. Call 788-2117.

Blaine County Fitness Center weight loss and fitness program. Morning and evening sessions available. Details: 788-2124.

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.

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 Public Library hours of operation are Mondays 10-6, Tuesdays 12-8, Wednesdays 10-6, Thursdays 12-8, Fridays and Saturdays 10-6 The Book Store is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 1-5, and Thursdays from 12-5. Details: 788-2036.

Parent Advocacy Group of the Wood River Valley meets at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey on the second Tuesday of every month. Details: 726-8016.

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

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

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. Details: 788-3468.

Upcoming

Eighth Grade Rock and Mineral Show, Dec. 15, featuring over 200 student-generated rock and mineral collections. At the Wood River Middle School in Hailey from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Hemingway Elementary School Holiday Music Program, Dec. 15 performed by kindergarten, second grade and fourth-grade students at 1 p.m. in the Ketchum grade school’s gym.

"Holiday Turkeys and Emotional Stuffing," Dec. 15, a Java Jung forum exploring the psychology of holiday reunions at Java on Fourth in Ketchum at 6 p.m.

Bellevue Elementary Holiday Music Programs, Dec. 15 performed by first- and second-grade students at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Bellevue grade school.

Middle School Band and Choir Concert, Dec. 15 performed by seventh and eighth graders at 7 p.m. at WRMS, Hailey.

Eugene Ballet’s "The Nutcracker," Dec. 15, presented by CSI, at Wood River High School auditorium in Hailey at 7 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Local dancers performing. Tickets $5 children, $10 adults, $15 reserved. Details: 788-2033.

Bellevue Elementary Holiday Music Programs, Dec. 16 performed by kindergarten students at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Bellevue grade school.

Christmas Party with storyteller Reg Reeves, Dec. 16, at the Children’s Library in Ketchum’s Community Library. Reeves reads Christmas and Hanukkah stories beginning at 5 p.m.

Millennium Champagne Tasting, Dec. 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Headwaters General Store, Ketchum.

Community School Winter Concert Performance, Dec. 16 "Ringing in the Holidays," performed by elementary school students from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the school theater, Sun Valley. Hand bells, singing and marimbas.

Hailey Elementary School Holiday Music Program, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the school’s upper gym, Hailey.

Gingerbread Decorating Party, Dec. 17 14th annual Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce holiday party for kids, in the Limelight Room of Sun Valley Inn. Screening of the movie "Iron Giant" at 2:30 p.m. in Sun Valley Opera House. Gingerbread decorating from 3-5:30 p.m. in the Limelight Room. Santa Claus expected, and caroling, too. Free.

Alaska Yukon Dog Mushing and Bush Life slide show and talk, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Ketchum Community Library. Eagle Alaska resident and veteran dog musher Andy Bassich presents a slide show and tells stories of musihing and bush life along the Yukon River. Free. Details: 726-7475.

1999-2000 Sun Valley Telemark Series, Dec. 19 first of six races, The Ski/Names & Numbers dual slalom on Baldy. Registration 9-10 a.m., racing 10:30 a.m. Race entry $18, discounted ski lift ticket with bib. Party after. Details, Jano Wiedemann 788-3411 (day) or 622-8244 (evening).

Lessons and Carols, Dec. 19, a children’s Christmas program for children of all ages at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood. Songs and storytelling begin at 7 p.m.

Magical Christmas Readings, Dec. 22, with storyteller Page Klune at the Children’s Library in Ketchum’s Community Library at 4 p.m.

"The Thousandth Night", Dec. 28-30 Company of Fools production of Carol Wolf’s award-winning play, to be staged at 8 p.m. Dec. 28-30 at The Liberty Theater, Hailey. Starring Ron Campbell. Group rates $12 per person (for six or more). Regular admission price is $15. Call 788-6250.


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