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For the week of December 6 through 12, 2000

Calendar for
December 6 thru 12, 2000


Wednesday, Dec. 6

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, lasagna with salad, veggies, plums and brownies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Avalanche Awareness Courses for skiers, boarders, snowshoers and snowmobilers, from 6-10 p.m. today and Thur. Dec. 7 at the ERC, Ketchum. Presented by Galena Backcountry Ski Patrol. Call 727-1988.

Community School Open House for preschool students. From 5:30-7 p.m. at the school’s Early Childhood Center, 706 Washington Ave., Ketchum. Kids welcome.

Financial Aid Workshop for Parents from 12 noon-1:30 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. at Wood River High School auditorium, Hailey. Conducted by Collin Randolph, National Assoc. of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Presented by the WRHS Guidance Dept. for parents of students in grades 9-12.

Osteoporosis Overview with Dr. David Hanscom, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Wood River Medical Center’s Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Free.

PTO Meeting for Hailey and Bellevue schools 7-8 p.m. Hailey Elementary Library. Details: 788-6474.

The Promise rehearsal at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood, Ketchum. 7 p.m.

Open House on Fishing F&G officials will accept public comment on the proposed 2001-05 Fisheries Management Plan from 6-9 p.m. at Blaine County Courthouse, Hailey. Call 208-324-4350 for details.

Vertical Limit premiere of the new Columbia Pictures film starring local resident Scott Glenn. Screenings at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. at Magic Lantern Cinema in Ketchum. Tickets $20 per person, available at Video Depot in Hailey and Ketchum. Proceeds to Blaine County Search and Rescue.

Premiere Party for tonight’s Vertical Limit film screening, at Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum starting at 8 p.m. Cover charge $5 for all those who attended the movie, $10 for everyone else. Raffle drawings at 8:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m.

Valley of the Peace Lutheran Church Advent Services, tonight at 7 p.m. Also Dec. 13, and Dec. 20. Hailey.

 

Thursday, Dec. 7

High Touch Jin Shin class today through Sunday, taught by Casey Wood at the Oak Tree, Bellevue. Details: 578-0303. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Youth Council at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. For students in grades 4-5. From 2:30-3:45 p.m. weekly in Upper Pod Area.

Christmas Pottery Sale from 4-8 p.m. at Boulder Mountain Clayworks, 10th St. Industrial Park in Ketchum. Wine and cheese. 726-4484.

Community School Open House for kindergarten students. From 5-6:30 p.m. at the school’s Kindergarten Classroom, 181 Dollar Rd. in Sun Valley. Kids welcome. Details, Gina Poole, 622-3960 ext. 108.

Avalanche Courses 6-8 p.m. ERC Ketchum. Field session is Sat. $50 for patrollers, $100 for other participants. Details: 727-1988.

Healthy Cooking Club at the Oak Tree, Bellevue. Share recipes and tips. Tonight’s theme: Soups. 7 p.m. Kathy 788-4893

Award winning author Gretel Ehrlich will read from the large format photography book Gathering Remnants, A Tribute to the Working Cowboy. 7 p.m. Community School Theatre.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Shoshone. Girls’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 8 p.m.

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

Ambassador’s Pizza Party at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

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

Fundraiser for Community Holiday Gift Basket, at the Red Elephant Saloon. 7 p.m. Bobos 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. Hailey. Details: Heather 720-6240.

 

Friday, Dec. 8

Christmas Pottery Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Boulder Mountain Clayworks, 10th St. Industrial Park in Ketchum. Coffee and cookies. 726-4484.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, crispy fish with mashed potatoes, coleslaw, broccoli and cherry pie. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Community Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m. at 1st and Washington, Ketchum.

Sun Valley Center Annual Membership Meeting from 5-5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum, 726-9491.

Men’s Basketball League Entry Deadline is today for the 2001 league. Call Lewis Garza 788-2015.

Community School Boys Basketball non-league games vs. Hansen at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. JV 6 p.m., varsity 8 p.m.

Ralph Heuving’s 80th Birthday Party from 6:30-9 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. No cards or gifts, please.

An Old Fashioned Christmas, an annual party, at 5:30 p.m. Come to the Ketchum-Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum at the Forest Service Park in Ketchum to see Santa, a children’s choir and the lighting of the Ketchum Christmas tree. Hot chocolate and cider will be served.

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

Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey game against the Aspen (Colo.) Trashmen at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Skating Center. First of a two-game series.

Carey Holiday Basketball Tournament at Carey School gym. In the new gym: Carey’s girls varsity vs. Murtaugh at 5 p.m.; Oakley’s boys’ varsity vs. Murtaugh at 6:30 p.m.; and Carey’s boys’ varsity vs. Mackay at 8 p.m. In the old gym: Oakley’s boys’ JV vs. Murtaugh at 5 p.m.; Carey’s boys’ JV vs. Mackay at 6:30 p.m.; and Oakley’s girls varsity vs. Mackay at 8 p.m.

Oseteoporosis and Hormone Balancing with Dr. Stephan Siele, Ascension Holistic Health. Suite 306, 180 First Ave. W. Ketchum. 5:30 p.m. Details: 622-9400.

A Christmas Carol evening performance presented by Company of Fools at 7 p.m. at Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Tickets $10 general admission, $7 kids ages 4-12. Directed by John Glenn.

 

Saturday, Dec. 9

Avalanche Courses Field session meet 8:30 a.m. at Park & Ride. $30 for patrollers, $75 for other participants. Details: 727-1988.

4th Annual Hailey Holiday give-away. 2 p.m. $1000 raffle drawing at 2 p.m. in front of library, Main and Croy, Hailey.

Valley of Peace Lutheran Church Christmas Tree Decorating after service. Soup/Bread provided for lunch.

Winterstart the 28th annual cross-country ski event at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum. Presented by the SV Junior Nordic ski team. The skate races on courses ranging from 1k to 10k begin at 11 a.m. Registration beforehand.

Holiday Rummage Sale and Fair to benefit Pioneer Montessori School, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bigwood Presbyterian Church, Ketchum. Bake sale, gift baskets, Santa Claus. Call Claudia for more information 788-8557.

Antiques Show featuring Canadian antiques, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Red Barn in Trail Creek Village, Ketchum.

Bigwood Bread Book Party, Dec. 9. for Gathering Remnants, a Tribute to the Working Cowboy. With reading by award winning author Gretel Ehrlich, 5 - 8 p.m. Bigwood Bread, Northwood Way, Ketchum. Details: 726-2034.

Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey game against the Aspen (Colo.) Trashmen at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Skating Center.

Alpine Film Tour Elevation Magazine’s second annual tour. 8 p.m. screening of films by hot outdoor filmmakers at NexStage Theatre on Main St. $6 with local ID, $8 general admission at the door. Ketchum

A Christmas Carol evening performance presented by Company of Fools at 7 p.m. at Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Tickets $10 general admission, $7 kids ages 4-12. Featuring Nick Harman, Evan Sofro, Devin Kearns, Nate Theobold, R.L. Rowsey, Russell Wilson, Denise Simone. Tobias Wilson and Chad Smith.

Carey Holiday Basketball Tournament final day at Carey School gym. Games at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in both gyms.

Galena Lodge Full Moon Dinner 6 & 8 p.m. Details: 726-4010.

Upper School Winter Formal Community School social activity this evening.

 

Sunday, Dec. 10

Antique Show featuring Canadian antiques, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Red Barn in Trail Creek Village, Ketchum.

String Duets Heidi Bynum and Pat Robinson, a.m. Hailey Coffee Co. Main St. Hailey.

Dramatic monologue on the Life of Mary, Mother of Jesus with Jane Leister Elwood. 5 p.m. Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood, Ketchum.

A Christmas Carol matinee performance presented by Company of Fools at 3 p.m. at Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Tickets $10 general admission, $7 kids ages 4-12.

Senior "B" League Hockey at the Sun Valley rink features five games. At 4 p.m., Devils vs. Predators. At 5:15 p.m., Sharks vs. Bad Dogs. At 6:30 p.m., Avalanche vs. Coyotes. At 7:45 p.m., Stars vs. Hawks. At 9 p.m., Red Wings vs. Wild.

 

Monday, Dec. 11

Blaine County Senior Citizens leave for a Twin Falls shopping trip at 9:30 a.m. Cost $3.50. Sign up at the Senior Center.

Cold Moon December’s full moon rises today.

Girls Fastpitch Softball meeting, Blaine County Rec. District. At 7 p.m. Hailey Elementary School. Call Eric 788-2117.

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

Carey Boys Basketball home non-league games vs. Hansen at Carey School gym. JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Meditation and Real Healing, a class taught by Tom Pritscher, continues today at 5:30 p.m. The five session class is free but donations are happily accepted. Call 726-3770 for more information.

Senior League Hockey games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping vs. Viva Taqueria. At 9:40 p.m., Warm Springs/Apple’s vs. Lefty’s/Local Boys.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, shepherd pie with salad bar, beets, rolls and apple pandowdy. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Exercise 9 a.m.

WRHS Girls Basketball league games vs. Filer at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey, Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 8 p.m.

Youth Council at Wood River Middle School weekly at 3:30-5:15 p.m. in room 732 of the Hailey school.

Handel’s Messiah rehearsals continue at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Ketchum. Performances will be Dec. 15, 17. Call 622-5474 for details. Tuesdays.

WRHS Boys Basketball league games at Buhl. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

GED preparation classes at CSI office in Hailey. 5-7 p.m. GED office hours Tues. 10 a.m.-12 noon, Thurs. 1-3 p.m., third Thurs.-testing, pre-registration necessary. Details: 788-2038.

 

Meetings

Ketchum City Council 9:30 a.m.- noon Discussion of Comp. Plan. Open space, recreation and heritage. Public comment 10 a.m. Wed. Dec 6

Bellevue P & Z 7 p.m. Thru. Dec. 7

Blaine County Board of Commissioners Criminal Justice Council meeting in the public Meeting room, basement of the Judicial Building. Lunch provided, please call Heather- 788-5555 at Sheriff’s office, to reserve lunch. Noon- 1:30 p.m. Thur. Dec. 14 Hailey.

Hailey County Commissioners 6 p.m. Dec. 11

Ketchum P & Z Troutwave pre-app. design review, Central Park West design review, Commission by-laws. 5:30 p.m. Mon. Dec. 11

Sun Valley P & Z 9 a.m. Mon. Dec. 12

BLM Public meetings showing alternatives for North Rim of Snake River Canyon. Determination of use and management of 8000 acres of public lands. Both meetings are at 3 and 8 p.m. CSI Taylor Building, rm. 2777, Dec 11, and at the Jerome County Fairgrounds, Messersmith Building, Dec. 12.

Blaine County P & Z re: new Ohio Gulch Zoning district Old County Courthouse. 6:30 p.m. Thur. Dec. 14

 

Ongoing

WEDNESDAY

Breast Feeding Support Group weekly at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center in Sun Valley, Baldy Room #3. 12 noon. Details: 727-8410.

Youth Indoor Basketball in Hailey for 3rd- through 7th-grade students from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 31-Dec. 19 at Hailey Elementary School, Ketchum. Supervised and free.

Youth Council at Hailey Elementary School grades 3-5. From 3-4:15 p.m. in Room B Chapter One.

Bipolar Support Group facilitated by Diane Crist, M.A., meets at 220 River St. E. in Ketchum.

Hailey Skate Park meetings at the park by the rodeo grounds in Hailey. 5 p.m. every Wednesday, 788-0031.

High Country Swingers, mini classes $3 per person 8 - 8:30 p.m. Grange Hall in Hailey, Details: 788-5964.

Conversations with God study group, meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. call 725-5575.

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

 

THURSDAY

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

Women’s support group for relationship and addiction issues 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Details: 788-4191.

 

FRIDAY

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District, 6-8 p.m. (beginners) 8-10 p.m. (more advanced players) Hailey Elementary School. Cost $2 per time.

Romancing the Bean coffee house for high school students grades 9-12. Open 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Fridays. 719 S 3rd St Hailey.

 

SUNDAY

Wood River Youth Orchestra Wood River Middle School, Hailey. Use back door. 3:45-5 p.m. Details: 726-4870.

Adult Open Basketball from 6-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School, through March. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

 

MONDAY

Alanon Meeting, Sun Club in Ketchum at 8:30 a.m. Details: 726-3165.

Sports Development ages 3-6 and their parents, 5:30-6:15 p.m. through Dec. 11 Hailey Elementary School gym. Cost $21. Blaine County Rec District.

Youth Council at Wood River High School 3:30-5 p.m. in Mr. Payne’s room in science wing. Info: Lea Flocchini at 788-2880 or Julie Caldwell at 725-2071.

Adult Open Volleyball 7-10 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym in Hailey, through March. Blaine County Rec District.

Buddhist Meditation Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Cow.

Cottonwood Cooking classes Holiday Baking, Dec. 11 Cottonwood, Ketchum. Details: Lynn at 726-0606

 

TUESDAY

Children’s Story Hours at the Ketchum Community Library with Ann Christensen from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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.

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 at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey.

Domestic Violence Women’s Group, sponsored by Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence with Kathleen Battersby. Call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. Free. 6 p.m.

Advocates Children’s Group for kids 0-12 who have witnessed domestic violence. 6 p.m. New location. 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions.

Cottonwood Cooking classes Appetizers Dec. 12 Cottonwood, Ketchum. Details: Lynn at 726-0606

National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) support group for survivors, friends and family. 7 p.m. Tewa 788-0821 or 788-4335 for information.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

The Giving Tree, sponsored by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, is inside the Valley Market in Bellevue until Dec. 19. Stop by select and ornament and purchase something off the wish list. Details: Rick Davis 726-9341

Hailey Public Library Operation Wish Book distributes new books to the area’s needy children. Through Dec. 10. Call 788-2036 or drop off books at the display inside the library. Hailey.

Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage Museum is open with new and improved permenant exhibitions. 726-8118.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church current service schedule: Sun., Eucharist 8 a.m., Choral Eucharist 9:30 a.m.; Tues. Choir rehearsal 6 p.m., Wed. Rector’s Bible Study, noon. 726-5349.

A Closer Look at the Herret Center gallery, through January.

 

MULTI-DAYS

Idaho VIP pass on sale. $69 pass to all state parks including Craters of the Moon, Park ‘n’ Ski areas, BLM and day-use areas. Details: 800-847-4843.

Citizens Against Poaching hotline. through Dec. 10, and all day on the weekends. Call 1-800-632-5999. evenings Thurs. Fri. and Mon.

Youth Indoor Soccer for 3rd- 7th-grades from 6 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School. No fee. Blaine County Recreation District. Wednesdays and Mondays.

Youth Indoor Basketball 3rd- 5th-grade students, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 7 at Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum. Supervised and free.

Children’s Story Hour at Ketchum’s Community Library. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays with Ann Christensen and Saturdays with guest readers.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. with Sunday School. Wed. Bible Study at 11 a.m. Healing Serice and Eucharist 12:15 p.m. Rev. Jennifer Anttonen. 788-3547. Hailey.

Free child wellness clinic at St. Charles Church in Hailey. Includes vision, hearing and developmental examinations for children up to five years old. Call 788-4335.

Story Hours at Hailey Public Library at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. For details, call 788-2036.

Wood River Bridge meets on Mondays 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.

Self-Help Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous (24-hr. phone: 726-4650), Alanon, Cocaine, Co-dependents, Cross Addiction, Narcotics, Overeaters and Sexaholics in Ketchum, Hailey and Bellevue. Details: Sun Club, 726-7710. Daily.

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.

The Promise rehearsals at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood, Ketchum.Thursdays at 7 p.m. Saturdays at 4 p.m.

Blaine County Senior Center 721 3rd Ave. S. Hailey, exercise classes, card and indoor walking clubs, weekly blood pressure tests and noon meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 788-3468.

 

Upcoming

Legislative Town Hall Meeting, Dec. 13 with state legislators Wendy Jaquet, Clint Stennett and Tim Ridinger, all day today at Blaine County Courthouse in Hailey. Appointments are being made with local organizations, and there will also be open time for citizens. To schedule appointment time call Rep. Wendy Jaquet at 726-3100.

Retirement Party for Len Harlig, Dec. 13 from 6-9 p.m. in the Sun Room of Sun Valley Lodge. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

Galena Backcountry Ski Patrol Christmas Party, Wed. Dec. 13 at Michael Kraynick’s 318 Spruce St., Hailey. Bring gift to swap, and pot luck dish.

Armchair Adventure Slide Show, Dec., 14, 7:30 p.m. Bigwood Bread, Gathering Remnants, a Tribute to the Working Cowboy. $5 ERC members, $10 non.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Business Showcase, Dec. 14 eighth annual winter trade show sponsored by the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Limelight Room of Sun Valley Inn.

Feldenkrais Method Workshop, Dec. 15-17 with Jeff Haller Ph.D at the Gateway in Hailey. Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. $175 pre-register. To register and more more information call Jenny or Stephen at 726-8084.

Stay at Home with Your Pets Fundraiser, Dec. 17 for the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Call 788-4351 to make your donations.

Twelfth Annual Children’s Gingerbread decorating party, Dec. 20, Sun Valley’s Limelight Room. 3-5:30 p.m. Free. Details: 725-2108.

Christmas Open House, Dec. 21, Community Chilren’s Library, Ketchum. 2 p.m. Details: 726-3493

Winter Solstice Celebration, Dec. 21, Drum Circle and potluck, 6 p.m. Sawtooth Botanical Gardens and Greenhouse, Gimlet. Details: 726-4883.

Idaho Discovered, booksigning with photographer Kirk Anderson at Silver Creek Outfitters. Dec. 23 4-6 p.m. Ketchum.

Hanukah Celebration, Dec. 27, Church of the Bigwood, Potluck supper, bring desert or side dish. Guest Rabbi from L.A. 6 p.m. $10 and $5. Details: 726-1183.

Shabat Service, Dec. 29, 105 Bluebell Lane, Elkhorn, 7:30 p.m. 726-1183.


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