Calendar for
May 6, 1998 thru
May 12, 1998


CLASSES

Heart Saver Course learn basic CPR, taught by registered nurses, from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 13 at Wood River Medical Center’s Sun Valley Solarium. Participants will receive heart saver certification for infants, children and adults. Liimited space, register in advance, 622-3333. No charge, the public invited.Wednesdays

Money Mindfulness with Alice Scully for four weeks at Lupine Building in Ketchum. Info: 726-2468. Wednesday

Gourmet vegetable gardens at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project at 7 p.m.. Topics: doils, plant varieties, specialty seeds. Fee: $7. Info: 726-9358. Thursday

Small Book Forms deadline to register for this two-day intensive in making books. Sponsored by the Sun Valley Center. Info: 726-9491. Friday

Abdominal Workshop by Connie Aronson at Sun Valley Sports Medicine at 7 a.m. Look great and protect your back. Fee: $8. Info: 725-0627. Friday

Writing Seminar with Jo Ellen Collins An intensive sone-day seminar for the business person who needs a brush up on writing skills. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Community School offered by CSI. Fee: $50. Saturday

Forgiveness & Unconditional Love a workshop by Reverend Iris K. Barratt at the Sun Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fee: $15 includes tape. Scholarships available.Info: Patti 726-7710. Saturday

"Energetic Diagnostics" a special workshop with Marcia Hart on working with your pets. Call Kathy Clark for details: 788-3248. Saturday & Sunday

Home Buyers Seminar presented by five local companies at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center in Hailey from 7-9:30 p.m. Sponsors: The Appraisal Co. Ltd., Home Inspections of Idaho, the Kennedy Mortgage Group, Sun Valley Title and Mountain Real Estate. Refreshments. Fee $10. Call 788-3157 to register. Tuesday

Wood River Gymnastics Summer Schedule is posted at the Hailey gym for the June 8-26 and July 13-31 three-week sessions. Classes for boys and girls ages 2-3, 4-5, 5-7 and 8-and-up. Registration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 8, 12, 15 and 19. 788-5484.

4-H Leader’s Council Meeting at 7 p.m. at Carey School. A meeting of the Market Animal Sale Committee will follow the Leader’s Council meeting. Tuesday

GED/High School Equivalency Classes CSI, Fox Building, Hailey. To register: 788-2038. 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays

Feldenkrais Awareness taught by John Vladimiroff in Hailey. Cost: $3. Details: 788-4773. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays

CSI Spring Classes currently in session. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for details and to register.

FOR KIDS

Teen Women’s Circle meets at WRHS. Info: 788-2880. Cost: $1 a week. 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays

Ketchum Children’s Story Hour: Free stories and talks for kids age 3 and up at the Community Library, Fourth St. and Walnut Ave. from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Support Group for WRMS Students Boys meet Tuesdays, girl meets Thursdays with counselors in room 610 to share ideas and learn communication skills. 3:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays

Hailey Children's Story Hour Free story time for kids ages 3-5 at the public library, 7 Croy St. W. (corner of Main St.), 788-2036. 3:30 p.m. Thursdays

Humane Hikes Free kids' tours of the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley, Hailey. Cuddle the cats and dogs, learn about pet care and careers involving animals. Call 788-4351 for reservations. Tuesdays-Saturdays

Ketchum After School Activity Program. Rec District activities for grades 1-5 in Hemingway gym. Cost: $3 a day. Info: 788-2117. 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Hailey After School Activity Program Rec District activities in Hailey Elementary School gym and multi-purpose room (through April 17). Cost: $2 a day. 3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Read-to-Me Around the House Community Library Children’s Program. Register and receive a list of 60 children’s books and membership in the Caldecott Club. Free. Daily

FILMS/SLIDE SHOWS

"Living Planet" a film about the beauty and wonder of the natural world and need for people to protect and preserve it. At the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Free. Noon. Bring a lunch. Info: 726-4333. Thursday

LECTURES/READINGS

Wendy Jaquet’s legislative wrap-up at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey from 12:15-1:15. Bring a lunch and listen to how bills passed this year impact women andfamilies. Free. Info: 788-5733. Thursday

Square Foot Gardening lecture and demonstration on this efficient gardening system by Suzy Valentine at the Luthern Church in Woodside, Hailey. 10 a.m. Info: 726-2560. Saturday

Selective College Admissions Ellen Sullivan, Harvard University’s associate director of admissions, joins Community School college counselor Bob Brock for an informative talk about the college admissions process. At 7 p.m. Monday, May 11 in The Community School Theater, Sun Valley. Monday

"Sleep Disorders" a free lunchtime lecture by Joann Sorento, PhD from 12:15-1:15 at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Bring a lunch. Info: 788-5733. Tuesday

MEETINGS

Sawtooth Back Country Horsemen meets at Power Engineers at 7 p.m. Thursday

Blaine County Hearing Examiner meets at the old county courthouse at 6:30 p.m. on a floodplain conditional use permit application by Harold Schmidt. Thursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old courthouse in Hailey. Agenda: So. Central Health District budget 9 a.m., courthouse remodel 2 p.m. and Fair board discussion at 4 p.m. Monday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning meets at Ketchum city hall at 5:30 p.m. to discuss: Design review of Equipment Building & Storage, Colonnade, Villas at the Crossing, election of vice-chair and guest houses. Monday

Hailey Planning & Zoning meets at Hailey Town Center at 7 p.m. to discuss the preliminary plat for the proposed Fox Moor subdivision. Tuesday

Community School Parents Association meeting to vote on 1988-89 officers at the Gimlet home of Bill and Sheri Slater at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday

Blaine County School District Board of Trustees meets in the district office in Hailey at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

MISCELLANY

Sun Valley Regional Bridge Tournament in the Limelight Room at the Sun Valley Inn. All levels of ability. Details: Fran Maughan 622-5605. Wednesday thru Sunday

Ketchum Wide Open Awards Party this evening at The Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum. The Wood River Jaycees will present prizes for top teams, costumes and "Best Hole" from the April 28 event. Wednesday

Brenda Larson as Geoffrey Chaucer’s Pardoner at the Community Library in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Larson gives dramatic recitation in original Middle English with Modern English translation. Free. Info: 788-4489. Thursday

Carey School Junior-Senior Banquet at 7 p.m. in the school’s multi-purpose room. Thursday

National Day of Prayer at the old county courthouse in Hailey or the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood. 12:15-12:45 p.m.. Info: 788-9626 or 622-3252. Thursday

Midnight Madness at Boulder Mountain Clayworks. 7 p.m. to midnight at the studio. A chance to play with clay all night. Use the wheel, throw pots, whatever. Fee: $25 plus $5 for refreshments. Info: 726-4484. Friday

Rabbi/Minister Exchange Rabbi Laura Rappaport and Father Brian Baker will exchange pulpits this weekend. Father Baker will preach at 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Service at the Big Wood Presbyterian Church Friday and Rabbi Rappaport will preach at 9:30 a.m. service at St.Thomas Church on Sunday. Visitors welcome. Info: 726-7151. Friday & Sunday

Mother’s Day Moon Walk at Silver Creek Preserve at 7:30 p.m. Meet at the visitor center. Info: Stephanie at 788-7910. Bring a flashlight. Friday

Senior Prom Wood River High School social activity at Sun Valley’s Warm Springs Lodge from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, May 9. Formal attire. Cost $18 couples, $10 singles in advance; or $25 couples and $15 singles at the door. Saturday

Twin Falls Farmer’s Market opens from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of Grocery Outlet and Kmart. Students from TaVaci School of performing Arts will sing at 11 a.m. and Don’s mini traim will offer rides to children. Clancy the clown will also be there. Saturday

Annie Laughing Stock Production of the popular musical at the Opera House in Sun Valley. Local cast of 35 adults and 21 little girls as orphans. Tickets: $15 adults, $12 children, available at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Special depression-era pricing May 11: $12 adults, $8 children. Performances nightly at 7:30 p.m., on Mother’s Day 6 p.m. show. Info:726-3576. Saturday thru Thursday

Last Contra Dance of the season with the Wood River String Band at 8 p.m. at the Grange Hall in Hailey.. No experience necessary. Admission: $5. Info: 788-2836. Saturday

County Cleanup Week Ohio Gulch and Carey waste transfer stations will accept one load per household free of the usual fees during these dates. Clean wood waste, construction and demolition debris, appliances, tires, scrap metal and batteries will be among the items accepted. Call 788-2351 for details. Saturday - Saturday

Magic Park & Highway clean up starting at 10 a.m. with a Roast Pig Feed at Magic Lake Resort at 7 p.m. Mother’s Day breakfast 9 a.m.-noon on May 10. Saturday

WRHS plays on the holocaust performed by the advanced acting students in the auditorium at 7:30 p.m. May 11-14: "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "I Am Camera." Info: 788-3481, ext. 161. Monday thru Thursday

Community School Senior Project Presentations take place next week in the school’s theater, Sun Valley. Oral presentations by Eliza Mills, Anna Fabiano, Brett Schnebly and Greg VanDerMeulen at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Projects by Alfie LaPeter, Kyle Lewis, Dillon Witmer and Callie deFabry at 3 p.m. Tuesday

Men’s Meetings in Depth resume with Jungian analyst Scott William Hyder from 6-8 p.m. one mile south of Ketchum. Info: 726-6999. Tuesday

OUTDOORS

Craters of the Moon Loop Drive is open with access to all major sites within the monument. Ice and snow are still present on several trails and caves and lava tubes are still closed. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Info: (208) 527-3257.

Ice Skating at the Sun Valley Outdoor Rink. Adults, $7.50, children, $6.50, rentals $3. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday-Thursday

SNRA Passes Anyone who uses the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and/or Ketchum Ranger District must buy a pass. Cost: $5 yearly or $2 per day, children under age 6 free. Purchase passes at SNRA, Ketchum/Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce, Backwoods Sports and Elephant’s Perch, Ketchum; Splash and Dash Texaco, Bellevue; Galena Lodge, Smiley Creek Lodge and Jerry’s Country Store, Stanley. Daily

SPORTS

Girls’ Select Softball Team Meeting organizational meeting for Blaine County girls ages 13-16 interested in playing on a Select Team, at Wood River High School in Hailey at 7:30 p.m. Thursday

All-Girls Ice Hockey Clinic sponsored by Sun Valley Junior Hockey is offered at Sun Valley Skating Center Saturday. Fifth-graders and younger meet from 10-11:30 a.m. Sixth-graders and older meet from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Helmets and skates are required (free skate rentals at the outdoor rink). Instructors are local women’s ice hockey players.

Blaine County Aquatic Center Registration opens at the county pool in Hailey from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Call 788-2144.

ASA Softball Officials meet at 6 p.m. at Atkinson’s Park. Anyone interested please attend for certification and new rule changes. Info: 788-5763. Monday

Co-ed Soccer League Registration is taken through May 16 at Sturtevants stores in Ketchum and Hailey. League play on Wednesday evenings at Atkinson Park in Ketchum will occur from June 1 through August. Cost $35 per person. Questions, Lia Johnson 726-4538.

SCHOOL SPORTS

Fourth District A-2 High School Softball Tournament the three-school tournament wraps up with the 3"30 p.m. championship game at South Valley Sports Complex in Hailey Wednesday. Hosted by the Wood River High School softball team. General admission $4.

Fourth District A-2 Track and Field Meet track and field teams from Wood River, Jerome and Buhl compete on Jerome’s track at 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Berths for the State A-2 track meet May 15-16 in Boise will be at stake.

WRHS Baseball the top-seeded Wolverines compete in the Fourth District A-2 baseball tournament at Buhl’s Clint Faux Memorial Diamond Wednesday. Buhl plays Jerome at 5 p.m., with the winner meeting Wood River at 8 p.m. Games continue Thursday and Friday at 5 p.m. on the Buhl diamond, with one state berth at stake.

Community School Tennis the Cutthroats complete their regular-season slate of matches at Gooding at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday

High School Rodeo the Fifth District circuit continues with two days of action for Carey and Wood River hands at Jerome at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Cow cutting at Jerome County Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. Tuesday

Carey School Track and Field the Panther teams race in the Fourth District A-4 Track and Field finals on the ISDB track in Gooding at 3 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Berths for the May 15-16 State A-4 track meet in Boise are up for grabs.

Middle School Track Wood River Middle School athletes continue their spring season with a 4 p.m. meet at Minico High School in Rupert Thursday. The conference meet will begin at Twin Falls High School’s Bruin Stadium at 10 a.m. Tuesday

Fourth District Class B Tennis Championships Community School and Wood River High School tennis players compete Friday and Saturday on courts in Jerome and Twin Falls for the right to advance to the May 15-16 state tournament in Boise.

Spring Swimming Workouts take place in April and May at Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Students 9-and-over meet weekdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m., and Beginning Lappers 7-9 meet weekdays from 3-3:45 p.m. Dates are April 20-May 22 with coach Dick Pomeroy. 726-3664.

SENIORS

Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Free service sponsored by the AARP and IRS. To make an appointment, call 78-3468. Through April 15. Tuesdays

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. Call 788-3468 for details.

UPCOMING

Paul Todd, May 13 returns to Java on Main in Hailey with his folk/blue grass show. 7-9 p.m.

Cutthroat Classic Chess Tournament, May 15-17 third annual two-day tournament in the Sun Valley school’s gym. Events start Friday with a free lecture by American World Team coach John Donaldson along with a 7 p.m. exhibition. Competition rounds Saturday and Sunday.

ICL’s Wild Idaho! at Redfish Lake, May 15-17 Idaho Conservation League’s annual gathering at Redfish Lake near Stanley. Utah naturalist Terry Tempest Williams is keynote speaker at Saturday dinner. Panels, workshops field trips and socializing. Info: 726-7485.

Dancers of Oz, May 16 & 17 Footlight Dance Centre performance with 200 local dancers doing the Wizard of Oz in the Wood River High School auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults, $4 for under 12 years and seniors available in advance at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Info: 726-3664.

 

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