Friday, June 4, 2010

Living Briefs

Feast for the Soul returns

The Summer Feast for the Soul will take place Monday, June 21, through Friday, June 27, and will offer a shorter version of the winter practice period.

Spiritual practice will include prayer, meditation, reading sacred texts, yoga, martial arts and expressive arts. Last year, more than 10,000 people in at least 29 countries participated in the worldwide Winter Feast event. The 2010 numbers more than tripled, as more than 35,000 downloads of the online guided meditations were recorded during the 40-day spiritual practice.

For details, visit, call (215) 350-9155, or e-mail

Galena Lodge to open with benefit

The summer season at Galena Lodge will kick off on Saturday, June 12, for a barbecue and benefit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will help fund the operating costs of the lodge, 23 miles north of Ketchum off state Highway 75. Galena receives no tax dollars for operation. Funding comes from benefits, private donations and pass revenue.

The restaurant will be open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and weekend brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as well as Thursday nights for Wagon Ride Barbecues. The annual Father's Day Brunch will take place on Sunday, June 20.

For details, call 726-4010.

Shoot clays to support sheep

In support of the 14th annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival, the Sun Valley Gun Club will host a sporting clay benefit shoot on Saturday, June 12, beginning at 9 a.m. for registration and at 10 a.m. for shooting.

Registration is $60 and includes 100 targets, prizes and an authentic lamb barbecue. The event is open to everyone regardless of ability or experience. Included will be extra games, cash and raffle prizes. In addition, there will be drawing for a Benelli Super Sport shotgun, which retails for $2,100. A maximum of 300 tickets will be sold for $20 each or six for $100. Anyone is welcome to have lunch for $10.

For details, call 731-2672, 731-0090 or the Sun Valley Gun Club at 622-2111.

Sawtooth Botanical Garden to feature herbs and chickens

The Sawtooth Botanical Garden south of Ketchum will hold a class about herbs as part of its vegetable gardening series on Tuesday, June 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the garden. The cost is $10 for garden members and $12 for non-members. In addition, the garden and the Sustainability Center in Hailey have joined together for a "city chicken educational tour" on Saturday, June 12, from 12-3 p.m. Meet at the Sustainability Center on River Street in Hailey. Cost is $10.

For details, call 726-9358.

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