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For the week of Feb. 23 through Feb. 29, 2000

Calendar for Feb. 23 thru
Feb. 29, 2000


Wednesday, Feb. 23

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.

Papoose Club Kindercup Ski Race pre-registration. The race, held March 4 at Dollar, is open to Blaine County skiers and snowboarders from preschool to age 15 who have not raced in a U.S.S.A. Forms available for pick-up and drop-off at the Waxroom, Sturtevants, Sun Summit, Dollar Cabin and Atkinson Park. Details: 788-7881.

Surfin’ A2K (Auction 2000) RSVPs are due today. The March 11 auction and luau benefit the Community School. Details: 725-5530.

Sun Valley 2000 Town Series alpine ski racing series continues at 11 a.m. on Baldy’s Hemingway ski run.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, oven fried chicken with pasta salad and applesauce, biscuits and lemon meringue pie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Beginning Internet class 10:30 a.m. Home Bases Community Services waiver presentation at 12:45 p.m.

Bi-Polar Support Group open to all who are concerned with manic depression. The group is facilitated by Diane Crist, M.A. Meets at 5 p.m. at 220 River St. E. in Ketchum. No charge. Details: 726-3522.

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.

Hailey Chamber of Commerce Installation Dinner installation of new officers at 6 p.m. at The Valley Club banquet room. Social hour from 6-7 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

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

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

 

Thursday, Feb. 24

Idaho State High School Wrestling Championships the 43rd annual A-1, A-2 and A-3 meet opens a three-day stay at Holt Arena on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello. Wood River High School wrestlers competing.

Brown Bag Lunch Series at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Today’s topic: "Managing Menopause." A talk by Nancy Parry, MD, Family Practice. She talks about osteoporosis, cardiac disease and alternatives to estrogen replacement therapy. From 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

Brown Bag Lunch Series II at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Ann Christensen leads an informational meeting on the endangered Snake River Salmon. From noon to 1 p.m. Details: 726-3668.

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.

The last Taize candlelight service of the season will be held at 5:30 p.m. 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.

Introduction to Feldenkrais, a Java Jung forum held at 6:30 p.m. at Java on Fourth in Ketchum, by Feldenkrais practitioner John Vladimiroff. Free.

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

‘In Frost Country,’ a class on the great American poet Robert Frost, will be offered by author and Community School English teacher JoEllen Collins. Collins reads selected poems and leads the CSI-sponsored class at the Community School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $15. Details: 788-2038.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production at 8 p.m. at Liberty Theater, Hailey. The play is appropriate for ages 9-and-up. The cast includes Denise Simone, Rusty Wilson, Colter Hodge, Joel Vilinsky, Scarlet Caldwell, Mike Craig, Gene Dallago, Danielle Kennedy, Courtney Lloyd, Keith Roark, Chad Smith, Sheila Summers, Dan Summers and Marilyn Teitge. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors.

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

 

Friday, Feb. 25

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, crisp fish-and-chips with hush puppies, cole slaw, applesauce and chocolate cake. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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.

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 Minneapolis Green Mill from Minnesota, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Hailey-Bellevue Elementary PTO’s Talent Show featuring all types of acts performed by K through 5th graders. The show begins at 7 p.m. at Wood River High School in Hailey.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Advance tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

 

Saturday, Feb. 26

Western States Ski Festival the two-day cross-country ski event staged by the Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski team opens at the Lake Creek trail system three miles north of Ketchum.

Drip and micro irrigation workshop, led by instructor Dave Swenke, at the Sawtooth Community Garden south of Ketchum. Learn how to save water and have a beautiful garden. Fee is $10 SCG members, $8 for non-members.

Hailey Ice Park Fundraiser and Skating Party from 4-7 p.m. at the ice park located at Roberta McKercher Park in Hailey. Activities and games for all ages. Raffle and barbecue. Details, Bege Reynolds 788-3325 or Diane Heiner 788-6474.

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

Idaho Gem Club presents its 2000 Jewelry & Gem Show today and Sunday, Feb. 27 at Western Idaho Fairgrounds, Boise. Dealers, demonstrators, gem faceting, arrowhead clipping and more. Hours 10-7 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday.

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.

Payette Lakes Ski Marathon 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.

Sun Valley Suns second of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Minneapolis Green Mill from Minnesota, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Scop’s Night Out, the almost monthly poetry readings at Iconoclast Books, is back and better than ever. Bring your won work to read or just check out other performers beginning at 7 p.m.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production of the 1939 screwball comedy by Philip Barry at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Advance tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

 

Sunday, Feb. 27

Western States Ski Festival the two-day cross-country ski event staged by the Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski team wraps up at the Lake Creek trail system three miles north of Ketchum.

Arkoosh Cup Ski Race at Rotarun Ski Hill in Hailey for kids 12 and under. Registration costs $10 and begins at 9 a.m. Details: 788-2945.

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

"The Philadelphia Story" starting its fourth season, Company of Fools presents a matinee performance at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Directed by John Glenn. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors.

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

 

Monday, Feb. 28

Writer’s Roundtable meets in Hailey at 6 p.m. at the College of Southern Idaho (above the Hailey PublicLibrary). Discussion topic: "Illuminating Your Illusions." Bring any recent work to read. Details: 788-1967.

"Understanding Cholesterol" Wood River Medical Center outreach class with dieticians and trained professionals, who analyze your blood screening results. From 6:30-8 p.m. at the WRMC Moritz Solarium in Sun Valley. Free.

Senior Hockey League Gund Cup playoff games begin at Sun Valley Skating Center.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 29

Leap Year Day is today. Every four years.

"Restoring Your Clear Distant Vision," a WRMC Brown Bag Lunch talk by Dr. Stephen Graham, who discusses current techniques like laser vision correction and gives an overview of the most common eye problems facing our population today. At the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum at 12:15 p.m. Free.

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, buffet. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Tax assistance by appointment.

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.

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.

"Parenting with Dignity" special two-hour workshop for parents of 2nd-5th grade students. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School library. With the Wood River Medical Center parent education team. Cost $10.

Tibetan Buddhist meditation group meets in Ketchum on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For details, call 725-5241.

‘Bandit Invincible: Butch Cassidy’ author Suzanne Lyon discusses and signs copies of her book at Chapter One in Ketchum. Free.

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

 

Meetings

Endangered salmon government hearing in Boise. For more information on transportation and meeting location, call the ERC at 726-4333. Today

Blaine County Planning and Zoning Commissioners meet at 6:30 p.m. at the County Courthouse in Hailey for a hearing on the Bluegrouse subdivision (at the mouth of Ohio Gulch) application by Seaboard, Inc. Thursday

Skiers Meeting at Ketchum City Hall at 7 p.m. to discuss the future of XC and backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding in the Wood River Valley. Details: 726-1842. Thursday

Blaine County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. at the County Courthouse in Hailey for a public hearing on an ordinance relating to large public assemblies outside the boundaries of cities (2:30 p.m.). Monday

Hailey City Council meets at Hailey Town Center at 6 p.m. for its regularly scheduled meeting. Monday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commissioners meet at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall for their regularly scheduled meeting. Monday

 

Ongoing

The Study Place a friendly place for kids (grade 3 and up) to get homework help or to study. Snacks, computers, reference materials and qualified adult volunteers offered. At Hailey’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Indoor Playground at the Church of the Big Wood provides play time for pre-kindergarten-age children. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 9:30 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Mondays 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays

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 Christensen from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and with Page Klune from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays

 

Upcoming

Papoose Club Kindercup Ski Race, March 4, at Dollar Mountain. Check-in is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Races start at 10 a.m. Blaine County skiers and snowboarders from preschool to age 15 who have not raced in a U.S.S.A. race are eligible. F-Stop Camera and Sun Valley Co. sponsor. There is no race entry fee and lift tickets will not be required of participants. Details: 788-7881.

1999-2000 Sun Valley Telemark Series, March 5 third of five races, the Chums/Lefty’s Bar & Grill giant slalom on Dollar Mountain. 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).

Breast Cancer Symposium, March 5, from 9:30 a.m. to to noon at Sun Valley Inn’s Continental Room. Called "Breast Cancer: Lymph Node and Immunity," the public forum will information on the latest research from medical pros. Call Expedition Inspiration at 726-6456 for details.

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.

‘Big River,’ March 10-12, the Wildfire Theatre Project and Wood River Middle School production of the Broadway musical. 100 local students perform. Details: 578-0324.

‘Experience Living History,’ March 14, the second annual evening for sharing memories of Ketchum and Sun Valley in the early days at the Ketchum-Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum. Details: 726-8118.

Paw ‘N Pole X-Country Millenniathon, March 18 all animals and their androids are welcome to the 15th annual cross-country ski event at 10 a.m. at Sun Valley Gun Club, to benefit Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Sponsored by PaineWebber, First Bank of Idaho, Nutro and "Athos". Tickets $15 adults, $10 kids, raffle tickets $5 (or 6 for $25, need not be present to win).

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