Issue of: May 20, 1998  


Calendar for
May 20, 1998 thru
May 26, 1998


Sawtooth Mountain Guides the 1998 summer calendar continues with Climbing Workshop at City of Rocks 1-208-774-3324. Saturday and Sunday

Meditation Intensive at the Bald Mountain Meditation Center from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.. For beginner or advanced. Call 726-3770 for reservation and information. Monday

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 Summer Classes start June 1. Registration is now in progress. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for details.

Fly-fishing Clinic for Adults from 6:30-9 p.m. at Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey, co-sponsored by Silver Creek Outfitters. Open to adults and young adults over 18. All equipment provided. Donation: $10. Info: 788-2117. Wednesday & Thursday

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training the annual leadership program begins at the Elkhorn pools. Scheduled class times are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-6:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9-3 with final testing June 4. Open to ages 15-and-up. There is a swim skills test. Details, Margie Caldwell 726-6016. Wednesday


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

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

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


Radioactive fallout expert Sponsored by the Snake River Alliance, Dr. Arjun Makhijani, Pres., Institute of Energy and Environmental Research, will speak at 7 p.m. at Ketchum Towne Square on the environmental effects of nuclear weapons production, use and storage, as well as the effects of radiation exposure from US testing in the 50s. Info: 726-7271.Wednesday

"Web Sites for Women" by Lisa Laajala, Manager of the Women’s Resource Center at the center in Hailey. 12:15-1:15. Free. Bring a lunch. Info: 788-5733. Thursday

"Cover the Pool" community garage sale at the old Video West building on East Addison across from Taco Johns in Twin Falls. Sponsored by the Junior Club. From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: (208) 734-3429 Friday & Saturday

Beyond Meditation: Real Healing by Tom Pritscher at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum at 5 p.m.. Sunday

Feng Shui final brown bag talk of the spring season sponsored by the WRMC Women’s Resource Center. Expert Penny Savoia Shawback tells you how to achieve harmony, comfort and balance in your own environment. Free. From 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Tuesday


Wwrap group meets at Hailey Town Hall meeting room at 7:30 a.m. to discuss survey results. Info: 788-0709 Wednesday.

Blaine County Recreation District meets at the rec district building in Hailey from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday

Sun Valley City Council meets in the council chambers at 3 p.m. Agenda: Public hearings on Uniform Building Code, Uniform Fire Code, and amendments to Residential Zoning district. Also Subdivision aps for Sagehill townhouses and Crown Ranch Friday.

Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets in the old county courthouse at 6:30 p.m. Agenda:. Thursday

Open Forum w/ Ron Black candidate for State School Superintendent at Bellevue Community Church. 7 p.m. Friday


Wood River Middle School Music Department Concert featuring the 6th-grade band and orchestra plus Intermediate Band, Advanced Choir and Advanced Band at 7 p.m. in the Hailey school’s gym Thursday

Hailey BAH sponsored by Eric’s (formerly Gurney’s), The Roark Law Firm and Bank of America on the patio at Eric’s from 5-7 p.m. Roger Quarles is emcee. Thursday

Carey School Citizenship Awards Program in the school gym at 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Early Dismissal for Blaine County public school students on Friday, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. No classes Monday. School resumes Tuesday

Senior Prom for students and seniors sponsored by the student body of Wood River High School from 7-10 p.m. at the school. Music by school’s Jazz and Dixie bands. Crowning of queen and king and prize for best period dress from 40s and 50s. Free. Info: Kate Wilson, 622-4932. Friday

Environmental Building Tour with architect Dick Meyer and ERC director Anita Smith from noon to 1 p.m. Tour of Sixth Street bldg. To see energy-efficient glass Trombe, and how to make your office more environmentally friendly. Info: 726-4333 Friday & Saturday

Mountain Wellness Festival a special celebration and education of wellness approaches to living at various venues throughout the valley. Workshops, readings, demonstrations, lectures, music, recreation, sports, and a fair. See special wellness section with detailed listing of events. Info: 725-2111. Friday thru Monday

Springfest 12th annual festival of arts & crafts, food & fun at Roberta McKercher Gateway Park in Hailey. Activities begin at 10 a.m. Entertainment includes Steel Drum Band, Wood River String Band, Wood River High School Cheerleaders, Artie Palm, Bigwood Revival, Ken & Dave, One Hand Clapping, and the Society for Creative Anachronism. Info: 788-2700. Saturday & Sunday

Memorial Celebration & Boat Parade by the West Magic Lake Rec. Club. Parade at noon, memorial services 2:30 p.m. at Magic Park, BBQ 3 p.m.. Drawing for fishing gear at 7:30 p.m. Info: (208) 487-1202. Sunday

Community School Middle School Music Performance directed by Mary Poppen, with all families invited to attend, at 6 p.m. in the Sun Valley school’s new theater Tuesday

Carey Elementary School Music Program at the school at 7 p.m. Tuesday


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. Info: (208) 527-3257.

Blaine County Aquatic Center in Hailey is open for registration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The county pool on Fox Acres Road opens for the season May 23. 788-2144 ext. 3. Monday thru Friday

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


Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League final sign-up for players in this summer’s league is due at Lefty’s Bar & Grill in Ketchum by Wednesday

Idaho Open Tennis Championships at Boise Racquet & Swim Club Friday through Monday

"Run the Rails" holiday weekend fun runs as part of the Mountain Wellness Festival, sponsored in part by The Elephant’s Perch of Ketchum. The 10.5-mile run starts at Atkinson Park in Ketchum and the 4-mile run/walk begins at Ohio Gulch, both courses ending at Wood River Middle School in Hailey. They start at 10 a.m. Sunday

Women’s Soccer Practices for players of all abilities; on the upper field at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park at 6 p.m. Thursdays; at South Valley Sports Complex soccer field in Hailey at 6 p.m. Mondays. Details, Lara Stone 726-2173.

Men’s Soccer Practices on the upper field at Ketchum’s Atkinson Park at 6 p.m.; Details, Eddie 726-2554. Tuesdays


Wood River Middle School Athletic Banquet and presentation of awards at the Hailey school at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

High School Rodeo the Fifth District spring circuit continues with two days of action for Carey and Wood River hands at Blaine County Fairgrounds in Carey at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday

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.


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.


Running Club sponsored by Blaine County Fitness Center Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Saturday at 8 a.m. Contact: Katie Nasvik for info at 788-5820.

Idaho Master Gardeners answer questions and identify plant diseases, insects and problems from 1-4 p.m. at the U of I Blaine County Extension Office, 117 North River Street. Info: 788-5585. Mondays

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

Wood River Bridge meets at the Harker Center in Elkhorn. Everyone welcome with or without a partner. Info: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at 622-5605. Wednesday at 6:45 and 2:45 Thursday.

Souper 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. 5-6 p.m., Thursdays & Mondays

Sun Valley Express Shuttle buses run six times a day between Sun Valley and Boise. For reservations and information, call (800) 634-6539. Daily

KART Free transportation in and around Ketchum/Sun Valley. See page C9 for locations and times. Daily

Country Swing Dancing Weekly sessions at Hailey’s Grange Hall sponsored by the Idaho High Country Swingers. Beginners welcome. More details: 788-6209 or 726-9542. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wednesdays

Writers and Poets support group 6-7:30 p.m. in Hailey. Contact Patty at 788-1967 for location and information. Mondays

Domestic Violence Women’s Group A support group sponsored by Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence and led by Kathleen Battersby. At the Hailey-Croy Street Exchange Building, Suite M, Hailey. Call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for more info. Free. 7 p.m., Mondays

New Topic Meeting at the Sun Club, 5:30 p.m. Mondays

Self-Help Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous, 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


Wood River Middle School Citizenship Awards Assembly, May 27 in the Hailey school’s gym at 7 p.m.

PARK playground & build, May 27 thru 31 Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Volunteers and tools are needed. Tiles and components still available. Meals and daycare provided Info: 788-5827 or 726-6767.

Used Book Fair, May 28 & 29 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Community School Quad or if it rains, the lobby of the Student Center. All proceeds benefit the school library. Info: 622-3955.

Memorial Day Run, May 30 the 20th annual 4.2-mile fun run sponsored by the Idaho Mountain Express and Hayden Beverage begins 11 a.m. at Boundary picnic area out Trail Creek Road east of Sun Valley. No entry fee.

Radon, May 30 Do it yourself mitigation course. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Danny Thompson Room at the Elkhorn Lodge. June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Horizon Room "The Problem with a Simple Solution," June 1-2 in the Horizon Room Radon Measurement Operators Course and Exam. Seminars free, course is $325 and exam $125. Info: Idaho Radon Hotline: (800) 445-8647.

Moritz Auxiliary luncheon & fashion show, June 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the River Run Lodge in Ketchum. No host reception for new hospital administrator Jon Moses followed by fashion show with local models and fashions. Tickets: $25. Tables of 8 or 10 may be reserved by check. No host tables also available. Info: Nancy Smith, 622-6968.

Home Sellers’ Seminar, June 2 at the Hailey Public Library from 7-9 p.m. Home inspections, new tax laws, title insurance, attracting buyers and home imporvements covered. Fee: $5. Info: 726-9191, ext. 6.

Home Buying Seminar June 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Sponsored by U.S. Bank to educate first time buyers. Topics include financing, market trends, mortgages, and loans. Info: 726-1170.

Patrick Wyse Community Clinic, June 3-7 at the Lucky 13 Ranch. Acquire skills that will dramatically improve any horse you’ll ever ride. Info: John Uhrig, (208)886-2761 or Kris Nast, 788-9018.

Vipassana Meditation Retreat, June 6-16 at Camp Sawtooth near Ketchum. "Insight meditation" providing practical non-sectarian tecnique of mental purification promoting self-awareness and mental balance. Free. Info: 788-4450.

ERC Fifth Annual Birdathon, June 6 For info and pledge sheets call the ERC at 726-4333.

Grant Writing Workshop, June 8-10 "Mastering the Basics" co-sponsored by the ERC. Tuition: $325/person or $260 two or more from one org. To register contact Dana Meyers at (208) 234-1159.

Kindermusik Adventures Summer Camp, June 8 Children take a nature adventure through music, movement and the arts. Tuition: $190. Info: Tracy Bay at 726-3443.

"Hey Cowboy, Wanna Get Lucky?" June 12-14, Sky, Stars, Wilderness!, June 19-21 Two new plays by Baxter Black and Rick Bass respectively. Part of the Sun Valley Festival of New Western Drama. nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Advance tickets: $20. Info: 726-8849.

Kid for a Night, June 20 Grownups can dress, eat and play hilarious games like kids. Ages 21 plus. Fun-filled fund-raiser and welcome to the new St. Lukes Hospital. 6:30 p.m. at Friedman Memorial Airport. Tickets: $25. Info: 622-6968.

Molly Ivins speaks at nexStage Theatre, Aug.3 Syndicated columnist and author will speak at 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance at local bookstores, $15 at the door. Sponsored by the ACLU of Idaho. Info: (208) 344-5243.


Blaine County Historical Museum is officially closed for winter but call D. A. Outz, 788-4185, to arrange visits for groups. 218 N. Main St., Hailey.

Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum Closed until June.

Bellevue Old City Hall Museum is closed for the season but to see what’s inside, call Melanie Dahl, 788-3628. Main Street, Bellevue.

Ketchum Ore Wagon Museum The enormous fast freight wagons built for the mining camps in 1884 are on permanent exhibit. Corner of Fifth Street and East Avenue, Ketchum. Daily


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