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For the week of Feb. 9 through Feb. 15, 2000

Calendar for Feb. 9 thru
Feb. 15, 2000


Wednesday, Feb. 9

Free dental checks for dogs and cats at the Sun Valley Animal Center between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday through February. To schedule an appointment, call 726-7777.

Parent Drop-In Day at The Community School in Sun Valley. Headmaster Dr. Jon Maksik opens his door at 10 a.m. for parents to drop in and informally talk to him about education.

Tracy Bay Music Studio is now enrolling for its spring semester. Classes are available for ages six months to adult. Details: 726-3443.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baked ham with hash brown casserole, carrot/raisin/pineapple salad, bread sticks, gingerbread with lemon sauce. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Board meeting 10 a.m.

Bingo from 1-3 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey. Callers needed.

Sun Valley Ski Club Reunion Week the 7-day, 34th annual social gathering continues at the Sun Valley resort. Annual Ski Club and Board of Governors meeting from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Sun Valley Inn’s Divide Room—honoring former Sun Valley ski instructor Leon Goodman. Apres-ski party from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Divide Room.

Parent Teacher Conferences from 6-8 p.m. at Wood River High School, Hailey.

Quilts This n’ That, in Hailey, offers a class on duvet covers with instructor Nancie Krankkala from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Details: 788-1331.

Night Skiing at Rotarun Ski Hill 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.

Young People’s Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting every Wednesday, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Free.

Fourth District A-4 Girls Basketball Tournament at Castleford High School. The Northside Conference second-place team plays the Southside Conference third-place team at 6:30 p.m. The Northside third-place team meets the Southside second-place team at 8 p.m. Tonight’s losers are eliminated, and the winners earn trips to state.

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

Thursday, Feb. 10

"The Heart of the Matter" in recognition of American Heart Month, the Wood River Medical Center is offering its annual blood cholesterol testing and cardiac risk profile screening. From 7-10 a.m. at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum. No appointment necessary, but you must fast at least eight hours prior to testing. Cost $20. Another screening is Feb. 17 in Hailey.

Hailey Business "Before" Hours Hailey Chamber of Commerce "Early Bird Special" social gathering from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Blaine County School District office, 118 West Bullion, Hailey. Networking, prizes, refreshments.

Bradford Memorial Cup Giant Slalom Race part of Sun Valley Ski Club Reunion Week, to be held at 10 a.m. (sign up) and 10:30 a.m. (race start) on Dollar Mountain. The two-start GS is free to all Ski Club members. Lunch ($20) follows at River Run Lodge. Awards after the race.

Brown Bag Lunch Series at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Today’s topic: "Healing with Aromatherapy." Dr. Maria Maricich, chiropractor, will speak from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

Kids’ Model Casting Call auditions for the nationally-known kids’ catalog from 2-6 p.m. in the Camas Room of Sun Valley Inn. Boys and girls ages 1-12. About 30 kids will be chosen for the March 6-18 photo shoot. Details, Cathy 726-9477 or Gretchen 788-4501.

Backcountry beacon training at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoons in the lot next to Big Wood Bread’s Northwood Way location. Backwoods Mountain Sports staff teach the course for beginners as well as experts. Free.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Boys Basketball Tournament the seven-team varsity tournament opens at Shoshone High School gym. Carey and The Community School competing. At 3 p.m., Dietrich JV vs. Carey JV. At 4:30 p.m., Carey vs. Camas County varsity. At 6 p.m., Shoshone vs. The Community School. At 7:30 p.m., Dietrich vs. Bliss.

Taize candlelight service series at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Big Wood Presbyterian Church on Saddle and Warm Springs Roads in Ketchum. No sermon, no collection taken. Open to all faiths. Details: 726-5349.

Business After Hours Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social activity from 5-7 p.m. at Sandra Brown Insurance, 280 River St. East in Ketchum.

Sun Valley Ski Club Reunion Week the 7-day, 34th annual social gathering continues at the Sun Valley resort. Dinner dance 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Valley Club.

"Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Proefessional Diagnosis, Personal Refelctions," a Java Jung forum by Dr. David Hanscom at Java on Fourth in Ketchum from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.

Paws for People holds an introductory meeting of the Delta Society, which expands the organization’s community services. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Galleria in Ketchum. Details: 622-3507.

Hailey Chamber Ambassadors Meeting at 6:15 p.m. in the Power Engineers meeting room south of Hailey. Organizational meeting to determine how you can help your community. Details, Tracey Kluge 788-2107 or 788-3006.

Western Issues Lecture Series features a lecture by historian and author Vicki Ruiz, Ph.D., 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.

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

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

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

Friday, Feb. 11

Parent Outdoor Day Community School function from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Parents learn about safe winter travel techniques.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered carrots, roll and strawberry shortcake. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. The Boulder Brothers entertain at today’s Valentine’s Party.

WRHS Boys Basketball home "Senior Night" non-conference games against the Declo Hornets at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m. Seniors honored will be Ryan Skinner, James Cordes, Blake Barney, Zack Hays and Charlie Askew. At halftime, the WRHS band will raffle off the Ford Focus car.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverine matmen compete in a SCIC league dual meet at Gooding at 6 p.m.

Fourth District A-4 Girls Basketball Tournament at Castleford High School. State tournament seeding games at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Boys Basketball Tournament the seven-team varsity tournament continues at Shoshone High School gym. Carey and The Community School competing. Games from 3-9 p.m.

Vito’s Easy Latin Dance Class offers very cool Latin moves for mere mortals. Moves taught by Vito work for all kinds of dancing and music. Following each class, students hit the town for dancing. Meet at 7:15 p.m. at the Sun Valley Athletic Club. Details: 788-5448.

Sun Valley Suns first of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Powell River Regals from British Columbia, Canada, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

"Inherit the Wind," a play about the famous monkey trial of 1925 in which a teacher was taken to trial for teaching Darwinism, will be performed by Wood River High School actors at the school in Hailey at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, at $4, are available at the door.

Saturday, Feb. 12

Leif’s Alpine and Nordic Combined with venues on Baldy (special GS at 10 a.m.) and Sun Valley Nordic Center (10k or 5k cross-country at 1 p.m.). Open to everyone. Register Friday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. Cost $18 adults, $12 juniors (free lift ticket for racers with bibs). Awards 5 p.m. at the Ketchum American Legion Hall. Sun Valley Company has donated a season ski pass for the prize raffle.

Sun Valley Mogul Grand Prix two-day competition hosted by the Sun Valley Freestyle Ski Team on Baldy. Each skier’s performance is judged on turns, air and speed. Spectators welcome.

First Security Winter Games Figure Skating competition today and Sunday at Sun Valley Skating Center.

Snow Cross Snowmobile Racing all day at the old sawmill site west of Fairfield.

Create your own natural landscape with Kelley Weston, owner of Native Landscaping, at the Sawtooth Community Garden from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $49. Details: 726-9358.

"Inherit the Wind," a play about the famous monkey trial of 1925 in which a teacher was taken to trial for teaching Darwinism, will be performed by Wood River High School actors at the school in Hailey at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets, at $4, are available at the door.

Chamber Artist Series features Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie, along with Yoon Kwon, violin, and Charles Abramowic, piano, at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Snows Church on Sun Valley Road. Details: 726-9491. Free kids’ concert at 11 a.m.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Boys Basketball Tournament the seven-team varsity tournament continues at Shoshone High School gym. Carey and The Community School competing. Junior varsity championship game 4:30 p.m. Varsity loser bracket games 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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

Sun Valley Suns second of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Powell River Regals from British Columbia, Canada, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Sunday, Feb. 13

Sun Valley Mogul Grand Prix final day of the two-day competition hosted by the Sun Valley Freestyle Ski Team on Baldy. Each skier’s performance is judged on turns, air and speed. Spectators welcome.

Annual Sweetheart Brunch of the West Magic Lake Recreation Club, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Burren West Lodge. Everyone welcome. Monthly meeting to follow. 208-487-1202.

Snowmobile Drag Racing all day at the old sawmill site west of Fairfield.

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

First Security Winter Games Figure Skating competition at Sun Valley Skating Center.

1999-2000 Sun Valley Telemark Series second of six races, The Smith Sport Optics classic terrain race (including snowboards) 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).

Newly forming Wood River Youth Orchestra has its first music session at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open to ages 8 and older. No experience necessary. Learn to play violin, viola, cello. Details: 726-4870.

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

Monday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day is today.

Diabetic Support Group meets 2-3 p.m. in the Blaine Manor dining room, Hailey. With Mary Ann Crowdson, RN.

"Love the Museum" Open House at the Sun Valley/Ketchum Heritage & Ski Museum in Ketchum from 1-5 p.m.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Boys Basketball Tournament the seven-team varsity tournament continues at Shoshone High School gym. Carey and The Community School competing. Games at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Writer’s Roundtable meets in Hailey at 6 p.m. at Java on Main. Discussion topic: "The Hollow Bamboo." Bring any recent work to read. Free. Details: 788-1967.

SCIC Boys Basketball Tournament the six-team SCIC tournament opens at the home sites of top-seeded teams. Wood River High School competing.

Senior Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Irvings/Four Seasons/Ellison Air vs. Lefty’s/Casino. At 9:50 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel Security vs. Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Sun Valley Ski Club Giant Slalom at 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy.

"A World of Different Drummers," a WRMC Brown Bag Lunch talk by Bob Werth on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator that helps people understand normal personality differences. At the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum at 12:15 p.m. Free.

"Learn to Skate" Figure Skating Class new session of basic skills for kids ages 4-and-up, sponsored by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club from Feb. 15-March 21 at Sun Valley Skating Center. Cost $60 for six classes, rentals and open skate. Registration is limited. Call 622-8020.

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

Quilts This N’ That, in Hailey, offers a class on the basics of quilting with instructor Sally Kern from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details: 788-1331. Continues on Tuesdays through March.

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 7 p.m., Jivaro Headhunters vs. Shorty’s. At 8 p.m., Casino/Lefty’s vs. Practical Rental/Hitchrack. At 9 p.m., The Valley Club vs. Wicked Spud/Rugby.

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

Meetings

City of Ketchum Comprehensive Plan Meeting, an open house for the public, at nexStage Theatre in Ketchum from from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Comp. Plan guides public policy and land use decisions. Thursday

Update meeting with local legislators at Ketchum City Hall. Join Sen. Stennet and Rep. Jaquet for coffee, donuts and discussion at 8 a.m. Saturday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commissioners meet at Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. for a hearing on the proposed Christiania Lodge, a new 51,570 sq.-ft. commerical, office and retail building at 651 Sun Valley Road, and a hearing on the the Ketchum Comprehensive Plan. Monday

Hailey City Council meets at 6 p.m. at Hailey Town Center for a public hearing on the reduction of P&Z commissioners to five and for a hearing on the Comprehensive Plan vision statement. Monday

Blaine County Commissioners meet at the County Courthouse in Hailey at 9 a.m. Between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., they will approve or deny a subdivision application by William and Mary Helen Leet. Monday

Highway 75 Advisory Council meets at Ketchum City Council from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to discuss the Greenhorn Bridgre project. 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

Hiking Buddies Walk with a canine from the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at the entrance to Trail Creek Cabin on Trail Creek Road Wednesdays

Weight watchers meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. New members welcome at 6 p.m. Details: 788-1380. 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

Preschool story hours, including stories, film and literature-based activities, at the 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 at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays Family story hours are held monthly in the evenings. For details, call 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

Wood River Youth Orchestra meets from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Details: 726-4870. Sundays

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. 6 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.

Children’s Story Hours at the Ketchum Community Library with Ann Christiansen from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and with Page Klune from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays

Upcoming

"The Heart of the Matter" Feb. 17 in recognition of American Heart Month, the Wood River Medical Center is offering its annual blood cholesterol testing and cardiac risk profile screening. From 7-10 a.m. in the Hailey Public Library meeting room. No appointment necessary, but you must fast at least eight hours prior to testing. Cost $20.

"Sacagawea," Feb. 17, a one-woman play followed by a short talk and Q&A about the Native American who guided Lewis and Clark and is soon to be the second woman on a U.S. coin. Free.

Fly-fishing Russia with Guido Rahr, Feb. 17, an ERC Adventure Slide Show at the Clarion Inn conference room in Ketchum at 7:30 p.m. Rahr is director of Oregon’s Wild Salmon Project. Details: 726-4333.

"The Philadelphia Story", Feb. 17-March 5 Company of Fools production at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, plus a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, at Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tickets $15. Call 788-6520.

Laura Flood Memorial Alpine Ski Races, Feb. 19-20 Intermountain Cup/Junior Olympic men’s and women’s giant slalom races on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Sun Valley and Hailey skiers competing.

Soldier Mountain Torchlight Parade and Chili Feed, Feb. 26 sponsored by the Soldier Mountain Volunteer Ski Patrol. Cost $6 singles, $15 families. Tickets at Soldier Mountain or the Outlaw Bar. 208-764-2526.

Payette Lakes Ski Marathon, Feb. 26 19th annual cross-country ski race at McCall. Registration and race packet pick-up from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. Entry fee $40.

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

Surfin’ A2K (Auction 2000), March 11, an auction and luau benefiting financial aid and teacher wish lists for the Community School. Advance ticketing required. RSVP by Feb. 23. Call 725-5530 for more information.

 

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