For the issue of December 30, 1998 thru January 5,  1999  

 

Calendar for
December 30, 1998 thru
January 5, 1999


Wednesday, Dec. 30

Winter Gallery Walk from 5-8 p.m.

Top Ten Movie List Last day to submit your list to Jeff Cordes by fax: 726-2329 or drop it off at the Express office at 591 First Ave. N.

Sun Valley Junior Nordic Ski Team members compete today through Saturday, Jan. 2 at the first Junior National qualifying race of the season, at Bozeman, Mt.

"Redfish BlueFish," an original film by Scott Levy at the NexStage Theatre at 7 and 9 p.m. Admission: $8. Details: 726-9278.

Wood River Gymnastics Open Gym 10 a.m. ages 1-3, 11 a.m. ages 3-6, noon ages 6-9, 1 p.m. ages 10 & up. Enrollment in regular session classes is not required. Located at 910 S. 4th Ave., Hailey. Fee. Details: 788-5484. Repeated Jan. 2.

Jamie Lee Curtis children’s book signing from 4-6 p.m. at Iconoclast Books in Ketchum. Followed by the stand-up poetry jam at 7:30 where local authors read their poetry and prose. Details: 726-1564.

Thursday, Dec. 31

Taize Candlelight Service quiet non-denominational service of meditation, song and prayer each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sun Valley Rd., Ketchum.

Sunburst Singers The Sun Valley Carolers by any other name sing 1940’s hits with a big band orchestra in Sun Valley Inn’s Limelight Room.

Teen Blast-Lock-in New Year’s Eve Party from 9 p.m.-8 a.m. at the Calvary Bible Church. Must be 7th grade or older. Bring a chili item for admittance. Arrive no later than 9 p.m. to get in. Details: 788-9174.

PAL Ski day for kids All day New Year’s Day including equipment, lift tickets and lunch. Skiing and lessons at Soldier Mountain Ski Resort. Free. Sign up at the PAL office at the WRMS or call 788-7080 or 800-984-3273.

"Hyper-Thermia" High School Rally, New Year’s Eve Party at Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum from 8 p.m. today through Jan 2 at 1:30 p.m. $50. Includes food, trash disco dance, skiing, snowboarding, team competitions. 125 Christian High School Students expected to attend. Details: Jodi at 726-5123.

Friday, Jan. 1

Book Signing meet author Wendolyn Spence Holland and have her sign her new book "Sun Valley: An Extraordinary History," from 4-6 p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.

Sun Valley Suns the local men’s hockey team continues its 1998-99 season with home games today and Saturday, Jan. 2 against the Jackson Hole Moose from Jackson Hole (Wyo.). Opening faceoff 7 p.m. At Sun Valley Skating Center. General admission $5, kids free.

Saturday, Jan. 2

Idaho Impressions book signing from 4-6 p.m. at Chapter One books in Ketchum with photographer Mark Lisk and writer Stephen Stuebner.

Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey game against the Jackson Hole Moose from Jackson Hole (Wyo.) at 7 p.m. at Sun Valley Skating Center. General admission $5, kids free. Second of a two-game series.

Wood River Gymnastics Open Gym 10 a.m. ages 1-3, 11 a.m. ages 3-6, noon ages 6-9, 1 p.m. ages 10 & up. Enrollment in regular session classes is not required. Located at 910 S. 4th Ave., Hailey. Fee. Details: 788-5484.

Sunday, Jan. 3

Allan Patterson Memorial Alpine Ski Races the 18th running of the Intermountain Cup super giant slalom races for men and women on the Warm Springs side of Baldy, 10 a.m. First of two days. Hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Team.

Monday, Jan. 4

Allan Patterson Memorial Alpine Ski Races the 18th running of the Intermountain Cup super giant slalom races for men and women on the Warm Springs side of Baldy, 10 a.m. Final day. Hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Team.

School Resumes today, after the Christmas holiday break. Be careful, school buses will be back on the roads.

Tuesday, Jan. 5

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal resumes today. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Avalanche Class from Sun Valley Avalanche Center from 7-10 p.m. at the Community School. Basic class for safety and snow study. Details: 622-5371.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Bliss Bears at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC games against the Wendell Trojans at Wood River High School gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against Shoshone at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games against McCall-Donnelly at McCall. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Meetings

Ketchum City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Agenda: public hearings on:: amendments to zoning ordinance on skier parking and floodplain management overlay district and amendments to ordinance to set a minimum lot size. Discussions on subdivision applications for Crossing and Creekview, preliminary design for Street Department facilities at 220 10th Strret, and postal service sites. Monday

Stanley SNRA Collaborative Stewardship meets from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Stanley Community building. Details: (208) 774-3345. Tuesday

Ongoing

1998-99 Coats for Kids Drop your donations at Ketchum Chiropractic, 128 Saddle Rd or at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. The Silver Sage Girl Scouts will place collection boxes as well. Coat drive will continue through March 1999. Details: Pam at 726-5947.

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.

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

"Contemplating the Divine" a multidisciplinary program with paintings of Megan Murphy and collage by Lisa Pisano and illuminated manuscripts from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. At the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Free. Through Feb. 5 Details: 726-9491. Daily

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

After School Youth Council Circles Support groups to make new friends, explore ideas and feelings and learn essential communication and listening skills for high school teens. Details: Lea Flocchini at 788-2880, Cameron Cooper at 726-6016 or Julie Caldwell at 725-2071.

Wood River Bridge meets 6:45 p.m. at the Harker Center in Elkhorn Wednesdays 2:45 p.m. Thursdays 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey Mondays Details: Peter Gray at 726-5887 or Fran Maughan at 622-5605.

Hailey Library Story Hour for pre-school children at 3:30 p.m. with "Grandma" Dorothy Babin followed by a Reading Rainbow video and small craft. Thursdays New readings times 11 a.m. on Fridays & Wednesdays Details: 788-2036.

Super 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

Taize Candlelight Service quiet non-denominational service of meditation, song and prayer at 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sun Valley Rd., Ketchum. Each Thursday.

Adult Indoor Soccer the Blaine County Recreation District’s indoor program is held each Friday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym, starting Dec. 4 and running through March. Drop-in fee $2 per night. Supervisor is Ned Wheeler. Fridays.

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

Adult Open Volleyball Monday evening sessions are held from November through January, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. Fee $2. A Blaine County Rec District program. Mondays.

Mental Health Screenings for depression, panic and anxiety at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Sliding fees. Details: 788-5733. First 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

"Whad-Up" Education Group 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. Mondays

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

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Support Group with Kathy Noyes, BSRN for education and assistance with pt, diet, stress, medications, treatments, etc. Meets weekly to share experiences, information and support. Free. At WRMC Modular Meeting Room in Hailey. 7-8 p.m. Details: 788-5733. Mondays

Indoor Playground preschoolers play with riding toys, balls, tumbling mats, climbing cubes, and slides at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Children must be accompanied by adult. Free. Through the winter months. Details: 726-5123.

Youth Indoor Soccer for all students grades three and up, supervised by the Blaine County Recreation District each Tuesday and Thursday from Dec. 1 through mid-January. Times are 7:30-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Drop-in fee $2. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

GED/HSE at CSI in Hailey. Office hours are from 10 a.m. to noon and class is held 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and there are also office hours 1-3 p.m. on Thursdays. Details: 788-2038.

Ski with a Forest Ranger at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Learn about early history and future plans of ski area, natural history, avalanche control, etc. 1 hour. Meet at ski school sign in front of Lookout Restr. Free with lift ticket. All abilities welcome. Details: 622-5371.Tuesday & Thursday

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

Grant Writing Workshop, Jan 6-8 at the Environemtnal Resource Center with Dana Meyers. Fee. Details: (208) 234-1159.

Avalanche Center Classes, Jan 5 & 6 Classroom and field sessions for beginners and intermediates. Basic avalanche skills. Jan. 6 is women’s class. Donation. Call for details: 622-5371.

Argentine Tango Workshop, Jan 6-9 with Buenos Aires Tango Association. For details, call 788-5448.

Don Trent Jacobs book signing, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. at Chapter On in Ketchum. Primal Awareness: A True Story of Survival and Awakening with the Raramuri shamans of Mexico is a true survival adventure involving a remote band of indigenous people. Free. Details: 726-5425.

Bids due on Monte Dolack’s "Resurrection," Jan. 7 This is the painting on auction to benefit Idaho Rivers United’s campaign to restore Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead. Minimum bid is $5,000 and winner will be anounced Jan. 8. Details: Liz Edrich at (208)343-7481.

Craters of the Moon in Winter, Jan. 9. A workshop with 45 mins. of classroom session then several hours in the park on snowshoes with a park naturalist to learn how life copes with winter. 11 pairs of snowshoes available. Limited to 15 people 10 years or older. The hike will vary form easy to moderately strenuous and cover between 3 and 4 miles. Lunch will be eaten on the trail. Starting at 10:30 a.m. Reservation required: (208) 527-3257, ext. 302.

Avalanche Center Snowball, Jan. 9 at the NexStage Theatre in Ketchum from 7-midnight. Music by the Toastpoints. $10.

Voluntary Simplicity Study Group, Jan. 12 Discussion group on simplifying your life meets at noon for 8 weeks at the Episcopal Church in Hailey. Free. Details and reginstration: Pamela Smith, 788-5982.

Hailey Chamber of Commerce 1999 Installation Banquet, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey. Cost $15 per person, RSVP by Jan. 8, FAX to 726-9341.

 

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