For the issue of July 1 thru July 7,  1998  


Calendar for
July 1, 1998 thru
July 7, 1998
Special 4th of July Calendar


Atkinson Park Recreation Little League Jane’s Paper Place vs. Screenworks at 9:30 a.m. at Atkinson Park, Ketchum.

Deadline for Bow Hunter Education required by regulations for all first time bow hunters. Call the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Jerome 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to make arrangements at 324-4359.

"Jack and the Beanstalk" 10 a.m. at The Liberty Theatre presented by Company of Fools. Cost $4 children/ $5 adults. Tickets available: at Read All About It, Hailey and Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Details: 788-6520.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule hiking from noon to 5:30 p.m. at Titus Lake. Details: 788-7080.

Wood River BMX racing at the track west of Hailey, registration 5:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 726-8411.

Coed Soccer League at South Valley Sports Complex in Hailey and Atkinson Park, Ketchum. In Hailey: Key Lime United vs. Coed Clash at 5:30 p.m. and Pink Panthers vs. Second Wind at 7 p.m. In Ketchum: Yellow Revolution vs. Rapids at 5:30 p.m. and Headhunters vs. Stars at 7 p.m.

Richard Trevillian exhibit of acrylic on canvas and wood at the Sun Valley Athletic Club. Thru August


Kim Howard signs copies of The Chiefs Blanket 4-5 p.m. at Chapter One bookstore. Exhibit of ABC’s of Children’s Book Illustration 5-6 p.m. at Piccolo Restaurant, Ketchum. Details: Kim 725-0656.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule Independence Day float building today and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. Details: 788-7080.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League Snappers at Alley Cats at 6 p.m., Founders Field in Hailey.

"Days of the Old West" Rodeo begins with first of three days of events at 7-10 p.m. at the Hailey Rodeo Grounds, on Friday and Saturday also. Ticket information: 788-2700.

Summer Reading starts today for the Hailey Public Library. This is a free 5 week program for 1-6 graders. Details: 788-2924.


Youth Adventure Program Climbing Gym 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost $30. For children 8-13 years. Bring own lunch and snacks. Details:726-4333.

Antique Peddlers Fair at the Warm Springs Village, Ketchum. Thru Sunday.

Hailey Antique Fair 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Roberta McKercher Gateway Park in front of the Hailey Armory. Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m..

Farmer’s Market 4-7 p.m. at the Croy Street Market Place in Hailey offering early garden produce. Details: Mark Cook at 788-3917.

Donna Howell-Sickles one woman exhibit showcasing her most recent works of mythical cowgirls. Reception: 6-9 p.m. at the Kneeland Gallery, Ketchum.


Pancake Breakfast 7-11 a.m. at Grange Hall in Hailey.

"Days of the Old West" Shoot Out" 11:30 a.m. on Main Street, Hailey. Details: Lexie Anderson at 788-4728.

"Revisiting the Pioneer Spirit" Parade at Noon on Main Street in Hailey.

"Pioneer Spirit’ Button Barbecue 1:30-4 p.m. on the County Courthouse lawn.

Ice Cream Social/Open House 1-4 p.m. in celebration of Roberta McKercher’s birthday.

Hailey Fireworks Spectacular 10 p.m.

West Magic Recreation Club celebration at noon. Details: 487-1202.

Craters of the Moon Spring Wildflower and Geology Hike starting at 10 a.m. guided by naturalist for 5 miles. Bring sturdy shoes (hiking boots preferred), a hat, flashlights, long pants, lunch and 2 quarts of water. Details and reservations: (208) 527-3257 x302.

Hagerman Horse Quarry Excavation Tours 9:30 a.m. at the National Park Visitor Center for two and a half hours. Participants must use own vehicles. A light hike with one moderately steep hill. Details: (208) 837-4793. Sunday also.


Holland & Holland Wing Shooting and Sporting Clay clinics by Silver Creek Outfitters. Details: 726-5282.Thru July 11.

Youth Theatre Workshop at the Community School embraces all aspects of a professional theatre course of study. Cost $15. Details and registration: 726-3706. Thru July 24


Atkinson Park Recreation Little League Screenworks vs. Ketchum Realty 9:30 a.m. at Atkinson Park, Ketchum.

Youth Adventure Program Sawtooth Rock Adventure 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost $65. For children 8-13 years. Bring own lunch and snacks. Details:726-4333.

Wood River American Legion Baseball home doubleheader against Jerome at 5 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Wild Flowers and Pollinators Workshop with Dr. Stefan Sommer meets near Pomerelle Ski Area at Mt. Harrison. Will include a mile or two hike in mountainess terrain. Details: 788-9686. Thru Tuesday.

Bigger is Better Workshop 6-9 p.m. at Boulder Mountain Clayworks in Ketchum. Demonstration of centering and throwing large amounts of clay from 12-25 pounds. Cost $125 plus $24 for clay. Details: 726-4484. Thru Thursday.


Holland and Holland Instructors Reception by Silver Creek Outfitters. Details: 726-5282.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule golf Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon. Details: 788-7080.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League Alley Cats at Cobras at 6 p.m., Founders Field in Hailey.


Sun Valley City Council 4 p.m. at Sun Valley City Hall. Wednesday

Ketchum City Council special meeting at noon at Ketchum City Hall. Agenda: Consideration of ordinance for issuance of Water Revenue Bonds. Wednesday

Wood River Valley Conservation Forum 6:30 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Details: 726-4333. Thursday

Bellevue Planning Zoning at Bellevue City Hall. Thursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners 9 a.m. upstairs in the old County Courthouse in Hailey. Agenda: Public hearing on county zoning ordinance. Monday

Ketchum City Council 6:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Agenda: right-of-way encroachment permit, request for time restricted parking on Main Street, request for extended concrete skate ramp at Ketchum skate park, presentation of Mayor’s 1998-99 city budget, and request to relinquish unnecessary right-of-way permits. Monday

Hailey City Council in the meeting room of the Hailey library. Tuesday

Ketchum Tree Committee 5 p.m. upstairs at Ketchum City Hall. Tuesday


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

Humane Hikes Free kid’s tours of the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley, Hailey. Cuddle the cats and dogs, learn about pet care and careers involving animals. Call anytime for reservations at 788-4351.

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

Tours of the Experimental Breeder Reactor1 at the INEEL facility from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week. Off Highway 20, this National Landmark produced first usable amount of electricity from nuclear power. Details: (208) 526-8646.

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. Details: 788-5585. Mondays

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

Wood River Bridge meets at the Haker Center in Elkhorn. Everyone welcome with or without a partner. Details: 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 meets at Java on Main Street in Hailey at 6 p.m. For details, contact Patti at 788-1967. 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 (24-hr. phone: 726-4650), 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

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.

Community School Garage Sale now accepting items drop off or pick up. Call Anita McCann 726-9618 or Cindy Ostrom 622-8958. Through September.

"Whad-Up" Education Group meets Mondays at 4 p.m. at the Project Respect office in the Croy St. building for 1 hour as drug and alcohol education to explain the reality associated with all drugs of choice. Details: Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116

Aftercare Group Monday evenings at 6 p.m. for all past clients of Project Respect. Details : Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116.

Summer Evening Bird Walks 6:30-8 p.m., in the south valley (meet at Hop Porter Park) on Thursdays with Brian Sturges and in the north valley (meet at ERC) on Tuesdays wit Poo Wright-Pulliam. Rain or shine. Through August 27 for people of all ages. Cost $5 suggested donation. Details: 726-4333.

Campmeeting Services by the Bellevue House of Prayer 10 a.m. daily and 7 p.m. nightly at the Bellevue Elementary School with guest speakers Robert Nelson, Joan Pierce, Donald Hagens, and John Atkinson. Daily (no July 4 meeting).


Stamp Magic Class for kids 7-13 teaches how to design cards and other items using stamps, markers, and embossing powders. Cost $9. Pre-registration required. July 13 9-11:30 a.m. in Shoshone, 1-3:30 in Gooding, July 14 9-11:30 in Hagerman, and 1-3:30 in Wendell. Details and registration: 934-8678.

Open House and Fly-In Breakfast, July 11 at the Gooding Airport 7 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost $3.50 single, $10 family. Details: Lois Wartluft (208) 934-4730, Kit John (208) 886-2646, or Gooding Airport (208) 934-5934.

Youth Adventure Program, July 8 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wildlife safari and ecology hike. Cost $30. July 13 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Orienteering. Cost $30. Both activities are for kids 8-13, meet at the Environmental Resource Center, bring own lunch and snacks. Details and registration: 726-4333.

Tour the INEEL (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab), July 14 with Snake River Alliance all day. Pre-registration necessary by July 9. Details and registration: 726-7271.

Maurice Hornocker, July 9. Book signing of "Track of the Tiger" 1-3 p.m. Ex Libras Book Store, Sun Valley Mall.

Summer Reading, July 9 session 2 on North American Indian chant with Tom Pritscher.

Sun Valley Sprint Triathlon, July 11-12 the 18.5-mile endurance test is sponsored primarily by Sun Valley Athletic Club of Ketchum and includes a 0.5-mile swim at Sun Valley Olympic pool on the evening of July 11, plus a 14-mile bike ride and 4-mile run from Trail Creek Cabin July 12. 726-3664 for entry.

"The Dynamics of Wine and Food," July 14 one of the best wine and food seminars in the world, staged in conjunction with the Sun Valley Wine Auction and Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. From 12:45-2 p.m. at The Clarion Inn, 600 N. Main in Ketchum. Tickets $15. Reserve your seats early. 726-9491.


Blaine County Historical Museum is open for the season from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Tuesday. Tours of five or more by calling 788-2700. 218 N. Main St., Hailey.

Bellevue Old City Hall Museum is open 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

Ketchum Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum is now open 1-4 p.m. for the summer season. The new display theme is Tracks and Trails. Daily


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