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For the week of Jan. 5 through Jan. 11, 2000

Calendar for Jan. 5 thru
Jan. 11, 2000


Wednesday, Jan. 5

Community School Classes Resume today at the Sun Valley independent school.

Sun Valley Theme Week continues through Sunday, Jan. 8 at the Sun Valley resort. Theme Weeks occur throughout January and two weeks in March.

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, crisp fish with tater tots, cole slaw, jello, muffins and cheesecake. Massage by appointment. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

New Hampshire Presidential Primary Debates featuring Democratic candidates, to be televised from 7-8 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

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

Thursday, Jan. 6

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.

Hemingway Elementary School Ski and Snowboard Program mandatory meeting for all parent volunteers at 2:30 p.m. at the school.

New Hampshire Presidential Primary Debates featuring Republican candidates, to be televised from 7-8 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

WRHS Wrestling home SCIC dual meet against Wendell at 6 p.m. at the high school gym, Hailey.

College Counselor Bob Brock meets with Community School junior-class parents from 7-9 p.m. in the Sun Valley school’s Senior Seminar Room. To discuss the college search and application process.

WRMS Parent Organization the Wood River Middle School parent group meets 7 p.m. in the Hailey school’s library.

Dark Sky Ordinance Community Meeting in Hailey with Dr. Steven Pauley at the Hailey Public Library at 7 p.m.

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

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Local Boys.

Friday, Jan. 7

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with mashed potatoes, peaches and lemon meringue pie. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Energy assistance 10:30 a.m.

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

"Chicken Soup for the Soul" creator Mark Victor Hansen talks twice at the Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Presented by Company of Fools, Hansen’s appearance is a benefit for Company of Fools arts-in-education children’s programming. Tickets, at $10 for adults and $5 for children, are available at the box office at 5 p.m. tonight, or in advance at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. 788-6520.

"The Sun Valley Skiers," a documentary on local skiers and racers airs on KTVB Channel 7 at 9 p.m. Rare footage and historical interviews with such greats as Dick Durrance, Gretchen Fraser, Warren Miller and Picabo Street will be featured.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverine matmen wrestle at the Buhl Invitational meet today at 3:15 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against Richfield at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:10 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel Security vs. Lefty’s/Casino.

Sun Valley Suns the Suns compete through the weekend at the Utah Winter Games Senior A men’s tournament in the Salt Lake City area.

Clara Spiegel School Friday Film Series screens "Austin Powers" at 7 p.m. and "The Spy Who Shagged Me" at 8:45 p.m. Price is $3 for children and $4.50 for adults. Free popcorn.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Prairie Creek Snowmaker cross-country ski racing at 11 a.m. on the Prairie Creek trail system north of Ketchum.

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

Snowmobile Races staged by the Fairfield snowmobile club in conjunction with the Northside Riders today and Sunday, Jan. 9 near Iron Mountain Inn, Fairfield.

WRHS Boys Basketball SCIC league games at Gooding. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference JV games against ISDB at Gooding. Girls’ 6 p.m., boys’ game 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 9

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

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

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

Monday, Jan. 10

Indoor playground for children at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. The free playground is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Writer’s Roundtable meets at Java on Main in Hailey at 6 p.m. to discuss how "It’s Up to You." Writers should bring recent work to read. Details: 788-1967.

"Forever Plaid" finger-snapping, toe-tapping fun for the whole family. The 1950s comedy song revue featuring Paul Stoops, David Blampied, Wally Huffman and Gordon Flade is performed each Monday at 7:30 p.m. in The Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village. Tickets $18 adult, $12 children 12 & under. 622-2135.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Deja Vu/Sentinel Security.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Community School Parents Association monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. at the Lane Ranch Clubhouse, Ketchum.

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

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, taco salad with beans and rice, and cherry upside-down cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

After-school study place for children who need a quiet space or help with homework opens at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Details: 788-3547.

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

Sun Valley Ski Club Slalom Race is scheduled for 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy.

WRHS Boys Basketball home non-conference games against Valley of Hazelton at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

Youth Basketball League Registration for all boys and girls in grades 1-6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. You can also register at the Blaine County Recreation District office in Hailey.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Bliss. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ JV 6 p.m. boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

John de Groot’s "Papa," a play about Ernest Hemingway, will be performed by New Theatre Company’s David Blampied at the Sun Valley Boiler Room at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, at $15, are available at the Sun Valley Sports Center. The show runs every Tuesday night through January.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Irvings/Four Seasons/Ellison Air.

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

Meetings

Wood River Medical Center Board of Trustees meets at the WRMC Sun Valley campus solarium at 3 p.m. for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Today

Sun Valley City Council meets at Sun Valley City Hall at noon to swear in its new officials Friday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission meets at Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. to consider a pre-appilcation design review of a massive new hotel proposed for a site at Sixth and Main Streets Monday

Hailey City Council meets at the hailey Town Center at 6 p.m. for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting Monday

Ongoing

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.)

Ski with a Forest Service Snow Ranger and learn about the history and future plans of the ski area. The one-hour class is free with a lift a ticket. Meet at the Ski School sign in front of Lookout Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

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.

Stanley Winter Recreation the 1999-2000 grooming schedule in the Stanley Valley includes: Monday—Stanley Lake; Tuesday—Kelly Creek Loop; Wednesday—Stanley to Bear Valley; Thursday—Bear Valley turnoff to Cub Creek and Lowman; Friday—Smiley Creek Trail and Redfish Lake. Groomed weekly are Park Creek and Alturas Lake trails. Details, (208) 774-3411.

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 Advocates new location. Please call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. 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 the Advocates new location. Please call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. 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

Downtown Improvements Task Force Meeting, Jan. 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

Parent Outdoor Day, Jan. 12 at The Community School in Sun Valley. To learn safe winter travel techniques. Avalanche video, then four hours in the field.

Olympic Committee Meeting, Jan. 12 at 12 noon at Ketchum Town Square. Details on how the community can become involved in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Call Emily 725-2102.

Youth Basketball League Registration, Jan. 12 for all boys and girls in grades 1-6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School. You can also register at the Blaine County Recreation District office in Hailey.

"Classical Connections: Appropriation and Invention," Jan. 12 with The Arden Trio, presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Parent Drop-In, Jan. 13 Community School headmaster Dr. Jon Maksik opens his door at 10 a.m. for parents to discuss education in an informal setting.

Business After Hours, Jan. 13 Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at Sockeye Mall, 333 South Main, Ketchum. Hosted by Premier Resorts, Colliers International and Alpine Capital Mortgage.

Java Jung Forum on "Dreams and the Life of the Soul," Jan. 13, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 at Java on Fourth in Ketchum. The Dream Group facilated by Scott Hyder is forming now. Details: 726-6999.

"Conversations with Caravaggio," Jan. 13 poetry reading and slide show at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities in Ketchum.

Sun Valley Suns, Jan. 14 first of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Aspen (Colo.) Thrashmen, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

WRHS Winter Formal Dance, Jan. 14 from 8-11 p.m. at the high school, Hailey.

Sun Valley Suns, Jan. 15 second of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Aspen (Colo.) Thrashmen, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Chamber Artist Series features pianist Steven Mayer, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum and at 9:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey. For information, call 726-9491.

Middle school panel discussion with expert James Beane, Jan. 19, at The Community School theatre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details: 726-1231.

Sun Valley 2000 Town Series, Jan. 19 alpine ski racing series begins today at 11 a.m. on Baldy’s Hemingway ski run. All disciplines and abilities are invited, first-come, first-served. Four-person teams, fee $340 per team for the winter season. Call 622-6356.

Albertson College Open House, Jan. 19 for prospective students at 6:45 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium on the campus in Caldwell. Any junior high or high school students interested in attending the four-year liberal arts college should attend. Free. Refreshments. 1-800-224-3246.

WRHS Parent Organization Meeting, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. at the high school in Hailey. Special topic is a guided tour of the guidance department. A special version of the meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. in Spanish for parents whose English is limited.

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