Friday, March 17
St. Patrick's Day, and all that blarney.
St. Patty's Parade, 1 p.m. from Apple's in Warm Springs, Outabounds, Warm Springs Ranch (Corned beef and cabbage) and on into Ketchum ending at Casino
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rock Climbing, Y-Rocks, Hailey. Details: Cara 720-7191.
9th Annual Bill Janss Pro Am Classic, "Race Around the World," Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation benefit at Sun Valley. Handicapping today. Dual giant slalom on Warm Springs Saturday. International masquerade ball, awards celebration dinner dance Saturday 6 p.m. Sun Valley Inn Limelight Room.
Blaine County Senior Connection, noon lunch: St. Patrick's Day celebration with roast pork, corned beef, cabbage, new red potatoes, green peas, tossed green salad, rolls, chocolate fudge birthday cake. 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.
WRHS Softball, Great Basin Conference games at Century High School in Pocatello. Varsity doubleheader starting 4 p.m. Also, JV games.
Interfaith lecture series by Dr. Michael Cook, sponsored by the WR Jewish Community. Today: 6 p.m. St. THomas. Saturday: 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. WRJC. Sunday 10 a.m. Our Lady of the Snows. Details: 726-1183.
HUB Band Night, St. Patrick's Day Dance with The Wallnuts, 7-10 p.m. Cover $2, Details: 788-2117, ext. 222.
WRHS Baseball, varsity and JV doubleheaders vs. Twin Falls 3:30 p.m. Twin Falls High School field.
Sun Valley Junior Nordic Devo Team Banquet, Doors 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., awards 6:30 p.m. For 84 kids and parents in Lake Creek and Quigley Nordic programs. WRHS commons, Hailey.
10th annual Shamrock Shootout Women's Ice Hockey Tournament, Sun Valley Skating Center. SV Fury vs. Boise at 5:20 p.m. and SV Sunsets vs. Salt Lake City 10 p.m.
Sun Valley Suns, tonight and Saturday, vs. Seattle Indians 7 p.m. Sun Valley Skating Center. Adults $7, youth 6-18 $5, kids 5-and-under free.
Saturday, March 18
Shamrock Shootout Women's Ice Hockey Tournament, Games 6:50 a.m. through 11 p.m. SV Fury 11:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. SV Sunsets skate at 10:20 a.m. and 5:20 p.m. No admission charge, spectators invited. Concessions.
Wood River Gymnastics Demonstrations, 9 a.m.-noon. Community Campus, Hailey. Details: Becky Ross 788-5484 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Sled Hockey with SV Suns, Dollar Mountain, with Camp Rainbow Gold, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Details: Cara 720-7191.
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Get Ready for Spring Presentation, guest speaker Nicola Ripley from Betty Ford Alpine Garden in Vail. Slide show and lecture, Community School theatre, 6-8:30 p.m. $18 members, $20 non. Details: 726-9358.
9th Annual Bill Janss Pro Am Classic, Dual giant slalom on Warm Springs today. International masquerade ball, awards celebration dinner dance 6 p.m. Sun Valley Inn Limelight Room.
Silver Creek Nature Walk, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Silver Creek, with ERC, with nature lover Bob Wilkins. Groups meet Park & Ride Lot, Bullion and River, Hailey 10 a.m. to carpool south. Bring binoculars, sun protection, water and lunch. Free to ERC members, $15 non-members. Details: 726-4333.
Wood River Gymnastics Visit Day, 9 a.m.-noon Community Campus, Hailey.
Atlas Snowshoe Challenge, 8th annual 3,200 vertical-foot up Baldy from base River Run. Snowshoe, telemark and randonee skis with skins competition. Race day registration 7-7:45 a.m. River Run $15. Or pre-sign-up at Elephant's Perch, Ketchum $10 advance entry. Starts 8 a.m. Prize drawings at top, chairlift ride down. No dogs. Details: 726-3497.
WRHS Tennis, Wolverine boys' and girls' teams vs. Century and Pocatello, Century High School 11 a.m. Pocatello.
Welcome Home for Marine Zach Broadie, surprise gathering for U.S. Marine who has served in Iraq. 5 p.m. home of his grandparents, Jerry and Kathy Broadie, 109 Bayhorse Rd., Bellevue.
Sun Valley Suns, vs. Seattle Indians 7 p.m. Sun Valley Skating Center. Benefit for Sun Valley Adaptive Sports.
Sunday, March 19
Shamrock Shootout Women's Ice Hockey Tournament, Games start 7 a.m. "B Flight" championship 12:50 p.m. and "A Flight" championship 2 p.m. No admission charge, spectators invited. Concessions.
Sutton & Sons Men's Basketball League, league tournament loser-bracket games noon and 1:15 p.m. at Community Campus, Hailey.
Quigley Nordic, cross-country trail last day of grooming.
B League, B+ League Hockey, 4 p.m., Hawks vs. Avalanche; 5:15 p.m., Bruins vs. Stars; 6:30 p.m., Coyotes vs. Rangers; 7:45 p.m., Sharks vs. Blues; 9 p.m., Flyers vs. Wings. Byes to Wild, Canadiens and Devils. Sun Valley Skating Center.
Spiritual Film Festival at Light on the Mountains, as part of the Season for Nonviolence. 6:30, free. "Delivering Milo."
Monday, March 20
Bellevue Pizza and Politics Public Forum, sponsored by Idaho Mountain Express to provide Bellevue citizens to hear from candidates for Bellevue City Council. 6 p.m. at Bellevue City Hall. Food provided.
YAK! Job Launch Workshops, registration forms at Guidance Office 578-5020 ext, 2126 and HUB. Juniors/Seniors in HUB for morning, Soph/Fresh sessions in afternoon. Free. Details: 788-2117, ext. 222.
Papoose Club Meeting, 418 S. 4th Ave. in Hailey. Socializing 7 p.m. Meeting 7:30 p.m. Interested in volunteering or like more information on becoming a member of the Papoose Club, call 726-6642 or www.PapooseClub.org. Everyone welcome.
Tuesday, March 21
Blaine County Senior Connection, noon meal, chicken enchiladas with Mexican beans and rice, green salad with mandarin oranges and strawberry shortcake. Blood pressure 11:30 a.m. exercise 1:15 p.m. 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.
Wood River Ride Share Safe Routes to School program kick off, 7 p.m. Pizza and refreshments, Community Campus, Rm. 21, Hailey.
Sutton & Sons Men's Basketball League, league tournament games 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. at The Community Campus gym, Hailey.
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Music, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Gateway, Hailey. Details: Cara 720-7191.
WRHS Tennis, Wolverine boys' and girls' teams at Hillcrest High School,Idaho Falls. Matches 3:30 p.m.
Idaho Clean-up Project, Herrett center at CSI, Twin Falls. 5-8 p.m. Details: 208-526-4700.
Carey High School Basketball Awards Program, honoring this year's Panther girls' and boys' squads at 6 p.m., Carey School.
Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Director Alasdair Neale presents lecture on Beethoven's Third Symphony "Eroica" tonight. On Wednesday, Wagner's "Götterdämmerung," 6 p.m. in Salon C, Limelight Room, Sun Valley Inn. $15 per lecture or $25 for two. Light hors d'oeurves, no-host bar. Details: 622-5607.
MUSIC DANCE THEATER
Caritas perfromance of Liszt's "Missa Chorida" at St. Thomas Epicopal Church, Sunday 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Roosevelt Tavern and Grille, DJ Muse Inc. 10 p.m. after dinner. Saturday. Ladies Night, DJ Muse Inc. Thursday. Last Saturday of month open mic-night, 10 p.m.
Strega Tea House, acoustic open-mic, 9 p.m. Ketchum. Friday. Movie, Saturday.
Whiskey Jacques, Cosmic Beans for St. Patrick's Day celebration. Friday Melvin Seals and JGB, Saturday. Jerry Joseph Coterie. Tuesday. All shows 10 p.m.
Sun Valley Center for Arts, Vienna Boys Choir, at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Tickets: 726-9491. Saturday.
Spiritual Film Festival at Light on the Mountains, as part of the Season for Nonviolence. 6:30, free "Arctic Dance ". Sunday.
Warm Springs Lodge, Lip Service, March 15-19. Doo-Wah Riders, March 20-26. Rebecca Scott, March 27-April 9.
DiVine Wine Bar, acoustic rock with Will Bell, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Mint, Tango Dancing Lesson, 7:30 p.m. Open dance to follow. Wednesday. Karaoke, Thursday.
HUB Band Night, St. Patrick's Day Dance with The Wallnuts, 7-10 p.m. Cover $2, Details: 788-2117, ext. 222. Friday.
Boiler Room, The Fabulous Vaurnettes, 6 p.m. Doors 5 p.m. Comedy Series featuring Sue Murphy and Drake Witham 8 p.m., Wednesday. Mike Murphy 6 p.m. Friday. Joe Cannon 6 p.m. Music with Lip Service 9:30 p.m. Saturday. "Forever Plaid" 7:30 p.m. Doors 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Duchin Room, Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday-Saturday. Sun Valley Trio, 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.
Lodge Dining Room, Sun Valley Trio, Nightly. Leanna Leach, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
River Run Lodge, 2-5 p.m. afternoon ski music: Paul Kaiser, Monday. Fred Crabtree, Tuesday and Wednesday. Bruce Innes, Tuesday and Friday. Bruce Innes Trio, Saturday and Sunday.
Silver Dollar Saloon, DJ, 9 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday. St. Patrick's Party with Kim Stocking Band. Friday.
The Venue, A Life Once Lost, metal band, doors: 6 p.m.,tickets: $12/$15. 208-919-0011. 523 Broad St. Monday.
Imparts, Sworn Enemy, metal band, doors: 6:30 p.m., tickets: $15 208-283-1689, 1574 Grove St. Tuesday.