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For the week of Jan. 19 through Jan. 25, 2000

Calendar for Jan. 19 thru
Jan. 25, 2000


Wednesday, Jan. 19

Sun Valley 2000 Town Series 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.

Sun Valley Theme Week continues through Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Sun Valley resort. Theme Weeks occur throughout January and two weeks in March.

Boulder Mountain Tour Committee Meeting at 8:30 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

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, Swedish meatballs with buttered noodles, waldorf salad, green salad and apple pie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Massage by appointment.

Ph.D Alexandra Delis-Abrams presents "Discovering the Blueprint of Your Life Through Neuro-Physical Reprogramming." From 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn meeting room, Ketchum. $20 in advance. $25 at door. 726-9119.

Public hearing on the proposed nuclear waste facility at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. Hearing is from 7-9 p.m. at Cavanaugh’s Best Western in Twin Falls. Call 726-7271 for details.

Albertson College Open House 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.

Middle school panel discussion with expert James Beane at The Community School theatre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details: 7261231.

Chamber Music with The Arden Trio at 9 p.m. at The Roosevelt Tavern, Ketchum. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. 726-9491.

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

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 7 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Anderson Asphalt. At 8 p.m., The Valley Club vs. Sutton & Sons. At 9 p.m., SV Brewery/Croy St. vs. Wicked Spud/Rugby.

Thursday, Jan. 20

Wildlife Tracking with the Environmental Resource Center workshop with Cathy Baer and Ann Christensen. Meet at the ERC in Ketchum at 10 a.m. $10 for members. $20 for non-members. Free for children under 12. To reserve a space, 726-4333.

Mommy and Me Wood River Medical Center class from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Moritz Solarium, Sun Valley.

Brown Bag Lunch series at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Today’s topic: Keys to Financial and Legal Security. Attorney Jan Wygle will speak from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

Skoch Cup The Sun Valley Ski Club has announced plans for its Skoch Cup 2000 sponsored by Formula Sports. The USSA Intermountain Masters alpine ski race series is scheduled for Jan. 21-23 on Baldy. Events are SG ($25 entry fee), GS ($20) and SL ($20). Register at Warm Springs Lodge today from 10-2.

WRHS Parent Organization Meeting 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.

Hailey Business After Hours Hailey Chamber of Commerce social gathering at AmeriPride in Hailey, from 5-7 p.m.

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

"Nutrition on a Budget" workshop by Head Start. At 5:30 p.m. at Head Start in Hailey. 788-0082 to arrange child care.

Meeting of Democrats to discuss the presidential candidate selection caucuses at the home of Jima Rice, 104 Yarrow Lane, Hulen Meadows, Ketchum. The metting, the first of three, begins at 7:30 p.m. Details: 726-5808.

Taize candlelight service series at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Big Wood Presbyterian Church on Saddle and Warm Springs Roads in Ketchum. Free. Details: 726-5349.

Young Moms Get-Together Wood River Medical Center support group with certified parent educator Denise DeLisser, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center, Hailey.

"Wildlife of Sub-Saharan Africa," an ERC Adventure Slide Show, features Paul Dalzell, who shows slides and talks about his trip through Tanzania, Kenya and Botswana. The safari begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Clarion Inn conference room.

Book Some Time With Dad. The Hailey Public Library presents story time with dads as guest storytellers. 7-8 p.m.

WRHS Boys Basketball home SCIC league games against Wendell at the high school gym in Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel Security vs. Emersoft.

Friday, Jan. 21

Skoch Cup the USSA Intermountain Masters racing event sponsored by Formula Sports begins with super giant slalom racing on Baldy.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast pork with applesauce, scalloped potatoes, veggies and chocolate cake. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games at against Shoshone 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. Tonight is "Senior Night" for Carey seniors Kami Peck, Kristy Barton, Kendra Bailey, Jenny Royal and Carin Pyrah.

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

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 Girls Basketball non-league games at Middleton. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

"The Woolgatherer" presented by Company of Fools and the College of Southern Idaho Foundation, to be staged tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. at The Mint in Hailey. The romantic drama by William Mastrosimone is directed by CSI’s Tony Mannen. Tickets $10 general admission, $5 students. Due to some adult language, the play is not recommended for younger children.

Spiegel School Friday Film Series features "The Best of the MGM Musicals" at 7 p.m. and The Red Shoes" at 8:45 p.m. Admission is $3 for children and $4.50 for adults. Free popcorn.

Saturday, Jan. 22

Local Adult Ski Program offered by the Sun Valley Ski School on three consecutive Saturdays—today, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5. Intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders must attend today’s first session at 11:30 a.m. at Lookout Restaurant atop Baldy. Register at River Run Ski School through Jan. 21. Cost $70 per person does not include lift tickets.

Skoch Cup the USSA Intermountain Masters racing event sponsored by Formula Sports continues with giant slalom racing on Baldy.

Rotarun Ski Hill Opens Hailey’s little "Ma and Pa" ski hill two miles west of town opens its rope tow for the first time this season at 10 a.m. Hours of operation are Saturdays and Sundays from 10-4, plus Wednesday and Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. Cost is $6 adults, $4 children and free for kids five-and-under.

Wood River Cross Country Ski Championships Intermountain Division Junior National qualifying races, open to all citizen and junior racers at the Lake Creek trail system north of Ketchum. Skating race today. Registration from 8-10:30 a.m., racing at 11 a.m. Open to all abilities. 726-3899.

Community School Faculty Scholarship Fund-Raising Volleyball Tournament first annual event today at the Sun Valley school. Coed teams of four, cost $15 per person.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverine matmen compete at the American Falls Invitational tournament.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $16. Details: 788-3434.

Camas County 2000 a party to celebrate the Fairfield community, from 6-9 p.m. at the Fairfield American Legion Hall. Potlunck dinner, talent show, old stories and family fun.

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

WRHS Boys Basketball home SCIC league games against Kimberly at the high school gym in Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

"The Woolgatherer" presented by Company of Fools and the College of Southern Idaho Foundation, to be staged at 8 p.m. at The Mint in Hailey. The romantic drama by William Mastrosimone is directed by CSI’s Tony Mannen. Tickets $10 general admission, $5 students.

"Scop’s Night Out," formerly known as the Poetry Jam, kicks off at Iconoclast Books in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Details: 726-1564.

Sunday, Jan. 23

Skoch Cup the USSA Intermountain Masters racing event sponsored by Formula Sports wraps up with slalom racing on Baldy.

Wood River Cross Country Ski Championships Intermountain Division Junior National qualifying races, open to all citizen and junior racers at the Lake Creek trail system north of Ketchum. Classic race today. Registration from 8-10:30 a.m., racing at 11 a.m. Open to all abilities. 726-3899.

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym (old Middle School), Hailey. At 11 a.m., The Valley Club vs. Anderson Asphalt. At 12 noon, Jivaro Headhunters vs. Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave. At 1 p.m., Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Sutton 2 vs. Wicked Spud/Rugby. At 2 p.m., Casino/Lefty’s vs. Sutton & Sons. At 3 p.m., Hackshop.com vs. Shorty’s. At 4 p.m., Practical Rental/Hitchrack vs. SV Brewery/Croy St.

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., Flyers vs. Bad Dogs. At 5:15 p.m., Avalanche vs. Penguins. At 6:30 p.m., Hawks vs. Predators. At 7:45 p.m., Ducks vs. Red Wings. At 9 p.m., Rangers vs. Coyotes. The Panthers have a bye.

Monday, Jan. 24

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 $16. Details: 788-3434.

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

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

Tuesday, Jan. 25

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, chicken broccoli casserole with fruit salad, roll and brownies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Brown Bag Lunch series at the Environmental Resource Center, Ketchum. Today’s topic: "Thin, Thinner, Thinnest." Marilyn Wankier, MS, RD, LD will speak from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

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.

Indoor playground for children at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. The free playground is open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $16. Details: 788-3434.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Girls Basketball Tournament opens today at Shoshone. Carey and Community School girls are competing.

WRHS Girls Basketball home non-league games against the Glenns Ferry Pilots at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 7 p.m., Jivaro Headhunters vs. Sutton & Sons. At 8 p.m., Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Sutton 2 vs. Shorty’s. At 9 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Hackshop.com.

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.

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

Meetings

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall to discuss a potential subdivision that will include affordable housing 6 p.m. Thursday

Sun Valley City Council meets at 4 p.m. at Sun Valley City Hall to discuss the Dark Sky Ordinance. Thursday

Hailey City Council meets at 6 p.m. at Hailey Town Center to discuss a growth management plan. Monday

Blaine County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. at the County Courthouse in Hailey for public hearings on several Plat Amendment Applications. Monday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall four five public hearings. Monday

Hailey Planning and Zoning meets at 7 p.m. at Hailey Town Center to discuss an amendment that would reduce the number of commissioners from seven to five. Tuesday

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

Free Snow Shoe Tours at Galena Lodge with a Forest Service Ranger at 1 p.m. 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 $75 one person, $125 couples, $135 families, $10 for dogs. 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

Night Skiing at Rotarun Ski Hill, Jan. 26 Hailey’s little "Ma and Pa" ski hill two miles west of town opens its rope tow for night skiing Wednesday and Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. Cost is $6 adults, $4 children and free for kids five-and-under. Contact Mads Aulum (727-7963) if you’re interested in free beginner and intermediate ski and snowboard lessons to be given Wednesday evenings.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Jan. 26, at the LDS church on Sun Valley Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Moritz Auxiliary. Details: 788-5344.

Brown Bag Lunch series, Jan. 27 at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Today’s topic: "Thin, Thinner, Thinnest." Marilyn Wankier, MS, RD, LD will speak from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

"You Are What You Ate," Jan. 27, an adult book discussion group held at the Hailey Public Library, takes on Joanne Harris’ novel "Chocolat." The group meets on alternate Thursdays through March 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Java Jung Forum, Jan. 27, with artist Michael Zapponi at Java on Fourth in ketchum at 6:30 p.m. Details: 726-6999.

Ski the Rails, Jan. 29 today on the Wood River trails system.

Blaine County Scholarship Pageant, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at Wood River High School auditorium, Hailey. Women ages 17-24 trying to win college scholarships.

2000 Winterfest Fun Days, Jan. 29-30 of the West Magic Lake Recreation Club, 10 a.m. daily at West Magic Resort. Supervised family snowmobile events, on airstrip. Indoor games as well. Trophies and cash prizes for all games and events. Food and drinks available. Public welcome. Call 208-487-1202 for details.

Cowboy and Cowgirl Boxing Smoker, Jan. 29 College of Southern Idaho Rodeo Team benefit, sponsored by Latham Motors, at 8 p.m. in the CSI Expo Center, Twin Falls. Special guest appearance by former world champion boxer Gene Fullmer. Be sure to buy tickets in advance, $10 reserved, $20 ringside and $8 general, at the CSI Expo Center, 208-733-9554 extension 2620.

Level II Backcountry Skiers and Snowboarders Avalanche Course, Feb. 6-10 offered by Sawtooth Mountain Guides at the Williams Peak Hut. The five-day field-based course includes route selection, snowpack evaluation and rescue situations. 208-774-3324 or 2264.

Western Issues Lecture Series, Feb. 10, features a lecture by historian and author Vicki Ruiz, PhD., who will explore themes from her recent book "From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in 20th Century America." At the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum at 7 p.m.

Leo Kottke in Concert, March 11 hosted by the Northern Rockies Folk Festival at 8 p.m. in Wood River High School auditorium, Hailey.

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