For the issue of August 19 thru August 25,  1998  


Calendar for
August 19, 1998 thru
August 25, 1998


˝ Price Sale at the Gold Mine in Ketchum 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sale runs through Friday.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Pork Chow Mein over buttered rice, boiled carrots, salad/french bread, fortune cookies. Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Back-to-School Fly-Fishing for Ladies, designed for women with some experience. Details and registration: 726-5282

Sawtooth Wildlife Council presents two events. A habitat tour on at 10 a.m. at the Sawtooth Fish Hatchery. Call 774-3426 for reservations

Painting for Kids noon-2 p.m. Instruction by Marilyn Frazier, Info 726-9491

Mountain Bike Basic Repair & Riding Clinic 5-7 p.m. originating at Sturto’s, Ketchum. Instructions available for adults and kids, mountain bikes required, rentals available. Details: 726-4512.

Peak-a-Week Sawtooth Mountain Guides/Elephant’s Perch non-technical summit climb. Details and registration: 726-4652.

Wood River BMX weekly racing at the track west of Hailey. Registration 5:30-6:30 p.m. Arrive promptly.

Astronomy Talk Environmental Resource Center. 7 p.m. $5 donation Info: 726-4333

Special Compass/Asset Testing Date, 6-9 p.m. at the CSI Office in the Fox Building, Hailey. Details: 788-2033.

Coed Soccer League games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., Headhunters vs. Coed Clash. At 7 p.m., Stars vs. Key Lime United.


Elizabeth Locke Jewels Displayed at Barry Peterson Jewelers. Show runs through Saturday. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Info 726-5202

Physicals for Wood River Middle School students will be given today at the Hailey school. 788-3523.

Youth Adventure Program for kids 8-13. Caving for the whole family. Cost $ 30 info 726-4333

Studio Tours with Debbie Edgers Sturges 1-3 p.m. meeting at the Sun Valley Center. Tour of studio of local ceramics artist Marjolaine Renfro. Cost $5 per tour. Details: 726-9491.

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

Old Fashioned Picnic Free to all Sun Valley Ski Club members, $10 for non-members, 5 p.m., Sherry Thorson’s home, 21 Deer Creek Road. Bring a chair or blanket

Roller Hockey for all levels of skaters, at 7 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at the Ketchum Park & Ride. Bring your own equipment.

Sun Valley Men’s Adult Baseball League the best-of-three Wood River "World Series" continues with a 6 p.m. playoff game between the Wax Room Snappers and Twist ‘N Trout Alley Cats at Founders Field, Hailey.

Film premiere RedFish Bluefish, at The Movie House in Ketchum, 7 p.m. $8 admission, info (208) 343 7481

Wildflower Walks Galena Lodge, 6 p.m. reservations 726-4010

Summer Evening Bird Walks 6:30-8 p.m., in the south valley (meet at Hop Porter Park) with Brian Sturges. Through Aug. 27 for people of all ages. Cost $5 suggested donation. Details: 726-4333.

Clifton Harrison lecture at 8 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum. Details: 726-0073.


Welcome to Andromeda presented by Casie Mott and Callie de Fabry at the Community School. call 622-3955 for times.

The Nova Collection at Barry Peterson Jewelers, Ketchum 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with designs in diamonds, platinum and 18kt gold. Details: 726-5202.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green peas, hot rolls, green salad, cake. At the Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Shabbat Service Wood River Jewish Community will hold services at the Church of the Big Wood at 8 p.m. Oneg to follow. info WRJC 726-1183

Films al frescoe 9:30 p.m. The Hobbit, Bring blankets and goodies to the backyard of Iconoclast Books.


"Shop to the Top" run and walk from the River Run parking lot to the top of Baldy, sponsored by The Elephant’s Perch of Ketchum. The 6-mile walk begins 8 a.m. from River Run parking lot and the run begins at 9 a.m. from The Perch shop in downtown Ketchum. Entry fee $20, chairlift ride down included. Register by Wednesday, Aug. 19 and pick up race packets by Friday at 6 p.m. 726-3497.

Bag Sale The Goldmine 9-11 a.m.

Inline Skate Clinics 9-10 a.m. at the Park-and-Ride Lot, Ketchum. Instructions available for adults and kids, rentals available. Details: 726-4501.

Open Gaited Horse Show, by the Idaho Peruvian Horse Club. 10 a.m. at Susie Q Ranch, east of Picabo, includes open gaited breed classes, costume, in-hand trail obedience, sale horse preview, and much more. Details: (208) 436-6380 or 532-4688.

Sailboat Race Alturas Lake will be the site for a 2-day regatta featuring races between catamarans, lasers and cruiser-type sail boats. Registration is at 11 a.m. at the Inlet Beach picnic area.

The Salmon River Community Celebration from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. $10 donation includes prize ticket. Call 774-3426 for details

Fourth Street Annual Party fund raiser for Ketchum Skatepark, 3 p.m-10 p.m. live music, food and beer from China Pepper, info 726-1222

Kathy Arnos will give a lecture and teaching class on the basic principals and practical applications of the "Divine Energy Wand" Falcon’s Knoll 11 a.m.-1 p.m. call 726-0073 for details

Writing the River Workshop, Open to adults of all experience levels. Cost $300 including room and board. Details: (208) 774-9947.

Poetry Slam join us for an evening of ecletic poetry. Iconoclast Books, 7:30 p.m. Call 726-1564 for info.

Sun Valley Ice Show Steven Cousins. Show starts at sunset (approx. 9 p.m.). Details and tickets: 622-2231.


Crystal workshop 11 a.m. at Chapter One bookstore, Ketchum. Details: 726-0073.

Trail Quest Mountain Bikes & Sun Valley Company, present the River Run Rendezvous bike event for kids 6-15. Age groups will determined at registration from 10-11:30 a.m. Race begins at noon. Helmets required. Call 622-6151 for details.

Clifton Harrison Work-Shop Falcon’s Knoll, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info 726-0073


Wood River Middle School Registration, Runs through the 28th. 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Middle School, Hailey. Monday: 8th graders, Tuesday: 7th graders (last names A-Mc), Wednesday 7th graders (last names M-Z), Thursday: 6th graders (last names A-Mc), Friday 6th graders (last names M-Z).

Middle School Sports volleyball for 7th and 8th graders begins from 3-5:30 p.m. in WRMS gym, Hailey. Football check-out of equipment for 8th grade boys takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Idaho Master Gardeners Sun Valley Parade of Homes, Runs through the 30th, 5-8 p.m. weekdays, 1-8 p.m. weekends. Pick up the publication at locations around the Valley. Free. Sponsored by the Building Contractors Assoc. of the Wood River Valley. Details: 726-1570.

Kindermusik Camps For kids 4-6 years. Adventures Near and Far, Runs through Sept.4. provides an exciting look into the cultures and environments of the world. Creatures in my Backyard for kids 1-2 and 2.5-3.5 years with camp locations in Ketchum. Details and registration: Tracy Bay 726-3443.

Wood River Jaycees, will be picking up litter and planting a wildflowers at 6 p.m. along their stretch of Highway along Timmerman café. Details: 788-4200.

Fly-casting Clinic presented by Silver Creek Outfitters from 6-7 p.m. at the Big Wood Golf Course pond. Fly-rods provided. Details: 726-5282.

Fly-Fishing Fun and Fundamentals Clinic 6-7 p.m. at Sturtevants, Hailey. Equipment and instructions provided for adults and kids. Details: 788-7847.


Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baked ham, steamed cabbage, scalloped potatoes, rolls, cottage cheese, peaches and berry pie. At the Senior Citizens Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Silver Creek Canoeing for the whole family. 9 a.m. -5 p.m. bring lunch Cost $30 info 726-4333

Goldmine Fall Opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Clothing for the whole family.

Happy Tails, dog training "Come when Called" clinic. 4151A Glenbrook Dr., Hailey. Details: 788-6137.

Middle School Sports football check-out of equipment for 7th grade boys takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at WRMS gym, Hailey. Details, Jim King 788-4942.

Summer Evening Bird Walks 6:30-8 p.m., meet at ERC with Poo Wright-Pulliam. Through Aug. 27 for people of all ages. Cost $5 suggested donation. Details: 726-4333.


Sun Valley City Council 4 p.m. Sun Valley City Hall Thursday

Chamber Board Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce meeting at Ketchum Town Square 8:15 a.m. Friday

Hailey City Council 6 p.m. Hailey Public Library meeting room.Monday

Hailey Planning and Zoning 7 p.m. Hailey Public Library meeting room Tuesday


Head Start is taking applications for 1998-1999 school year. Call 788-0082 or stop by 313 N Main, Hailey

Pheasant, Chukar and Quail Hunting provided at Tews Ranch Hunting Club north of Shoshone from Aug. 15 through April 15. Hunting by reservations, only. Details, 208-886-2100.

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.

Kindermusik Camps For kids 4-6 years. Details and registration: Tracy Bay 726-3443. Through Aug. 21.

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

Wood River Bridge meets at the Harker 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. The club also meets at the Senior Center in Hailey at 6:45 p.m. each Monday. Call Mary Louise at 788-4732.

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

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.

"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 6 p.m. for all past clients of Project Respect. Details: Kevin Boender 788-2204 or 886-7116. Mondays

Nature Walks at Silver Creek Preserve 10 a.m. meet at the Silver Creek Visitor Center. Details: 788-2203. Second and last Saturdays through September

Camp Meeting 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.

"Ride a Wild Tale" the Bellevue Public Library 1998 summer reading program, 10 -11:30 a.m. for children ages 4 and up. Details: 288-2128.


Aug. 26 Company of Fools auditions for Talley’s Folly, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Artspace in Hailey, contact Denise Simone 788-6520

Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, Aug. 26-29 the 22nd annual charity golf tournament at the Sun Valley and Elkhorn golf courses. Celebrities due include Amy Grant, John Havlicek, Yogi Berra, Susan Anton, Danny Ainge, George Blanda, Brooks Robinson, Leslie Nielsen and Stan Mikita.

Aug. 27 Orienteering and Wildlife Safari for the whole family. Cost $30. Bring own lunch and snacks. All events 9 a.m.-5 p.m. unless otherwise marked. Details: 726-4333.

Studio Tours. Aug. 27 tour of Debbie Edgers Sturges new studio. Cost $5 per studio. Details: 726-9491.

Aug. 27 Double Feature Thursday "How the Waste was Won: Source Reduction and Recycling in the West" and "Building Green: In Pursuit of Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficiency."

Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships, Aug. 28-30 hosted by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club at the Sun Valley rink.

Carey School Football, Aug. 28 Sawtooth Conference eight-man football game against Camas County of Fairfield at 3:30 p.m. at Derrick Parke Memorial Field, Carey. First game of the season.

Book Signing of Passionate Palate Aug. 29 from 8-9 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore. Ailene Eberhard, the author, will be present

Canine Companion "Walk for the Gold," Aug. 29 10 a.m. at Rotary Park, Ketchum 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.

Argentine Tango Workshop Aug.27-29 Experience the passion. Instructors form Buenos Aires. Call 788-5448 or 726-5187

Aug. 29 Surya Bonaly. Sept. 5 Ilia Kulik. Sept. 12 Jozef Sabovcik. Sept. 19 Elizabeth Manley. Show starts at sunset. Details and tickets: 622-2231.

Canine Companion "Walk for the Gold" Aug.29 10 a.m. Rotary Park, Ketchum, Call Peak Investments Property’s for a pledge sheet. Bring your dog, leashes are mandatory. Animal shelter dogs available for walking, lunch provided. Details: 726-2606.

Greyhound Rescue of Idaho Aug.29 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Oliver’s Animal Center and from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Chapter One Bookstore. Pets available for adoption.

Fine Furniture Auction Aug.31 6 p.m. at the Clarion Inn. Preview Sunday Aug.30 from 1p.m. -6 p.m.. Call Polly Noe 726-3663 for info.

Sun Valley Center Classes Aug. 31-Sept. 4 Hitched Horsehair: Tying the Old Tradition to the New West with Shoni and Ron Maulding. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for beginning hitchers. Cost $270/ $250 for members. Register by Aug. 24. Sept. 2, 16, 30 Writing the Wild West with Diane Joesphy Peavey. Reading and discussion of western authors. Cost $50/ $45 for members. Details: 726-9491.

Wood River Gymnastics: Fall classes posted at Gym, 910 South 4th Avenue, Hailey. Fall Session Sept. 15-Dec. 18. All ages and skill levels. Registration: Sept. 1-2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Call 788-5484 for information.

Labor Day Parade, Sept. 7 11 a.m. in Bellevue. Park Celebration noon in Bellevue.

IRS Problem Solving Day, Sept.10 8 a.m.-6 p.m. IRS Office, Federal Building, 550 West Fort Street, Boise

Poetic Medicine Workshop, Sept. 11-13 poetry workshop led by John Fox. Open to adults of all experience levels. Cost $300 including room and board. Begins at 6 p.m. at the Sawtooth Hotel. Details: (208) 774-9947.

Sun Valley Photographic Workshop, Sept. 18-20 The Lost River Range and the Pasimeroi. Details 726-4333

The Natural Step, Sept. 22-23 a workshop on personal sustainability facilitated by Linda Hestag and Harvey Stone of the Idaho Round Table and Oilonomia. Cost $100. Potluck dinner. Details and registration: Linda Hestag (208) 588-2331.

Pinnacle Picnic, Sept. 26 sponsored by Expedition Inspiration to benefit breast cancer research. Details: 726-6456.

Animal Evaluation, Sept. 26 Delta Society Pet Partners 9 a.m. at 4151A Glenbrook Dr. Hailey. Details: 788-6137.

Bellevue Business After Hours, Oct. 14 5:30 p.m. at Mr. Steam, 720 N. Main St., Bellevue.

International Festival of Women’s Fly Fishers, Oct. 29-31 in town for a conclave and meeting discussing fly-fishing education, conservation and the development of opportunities for women in the sport. Details: 726-9675.


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