For the issue of January 20, 1999 thru January 26,  1999  

 

Calendar for
January 20, thru
January 26, 1999


Wednesday, Jan. 20

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baked ham with scalloped potatoes, carrots, rolls, jello with bananas and oatmeal cookie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival Applications for August 13-15 show at the Sun Valley Resort are now available at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. Details: 726-9491.

Free Avalanche Seminar at Sturtevants in Hailey at 7 p.m. with Mark Baumgardner of Sun Valley Heliski.

Adult Open Basketball drop-in program sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District is held each Wednesday night through April, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym and 6-9 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym in Ketchum. Fee $2 per person per night.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:50 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Four Seasons/Irvings/St. Francis.

Thursday, Jan. 21

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.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC games against the Filer Wildcats at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Hailey Business After Hours Hailey Chamber of Commerce social activity from 5-7 p.m., hosted by the Wood River Inn at its new location on Main Street in north Hailey.

"Let’s Talk About It" Book Discussion and Lecture Series begins at Hailey Public Library, from 7-9 p.m. in the meeting room. Tonight, "Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood," by Rebecca Wells. Call 788-2036 for more details.

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

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference junior varsity games against the ISDB Raptors at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 6 p.m., boys’ JV 7:30 p.m.

Kitchen Table Lunch Hour Activism at 1 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum designed to expand the Grass Roots Women’s Lobby. Bring sack lunch. Beverage and cookies provided by hostesses Julie Caldwell and Linda O’Shea. Connect via conference call with lobbyist in Boise to hear the latest scoop.

Friday, Jan. 22

The Cowboy Gathering in Elko, Nev. opens today at 6 p.m. with a Barbecue. Events start Jan. 23 and go through Jan. 30. Details: Toll-free at 888-880-5885.

Monroe Cup Alpine Ski Race sponsored by DeWalt and AirTouch Cellular, slalom races at 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Northern Series youth ski races presented by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with potatoes and gravy, California mix, fruit salad, rolls and birthday cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

High Touch Accupressure Class today through Monday, Jan. 25, with Casey Woods in Bellevue. Cost: $500 but barter and sliding scale available. Details: 578-0303.

WRHS Girls Basketball home non-conference games against the Middleton Vikings at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Boys Basketball SCIC games at Wendell. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Bliss. Girls’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Rotarun Night Skiing opens for the season at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Each Friday and Wednesday through March, from 6-10 p.m. Cost $6 per person. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

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

Senior Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8 p.m., Apple’s vs. Yoga. At 9:30 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel/Esta vs. Local Boys.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Second City at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 at Video Depot(s) and at the box office one hour before the show. Details: 788-1051.

"Animals of the Icy Waters" a story reading from 10-11 a.m. at Page’s Gallery in Ketchum. Parents can drop children off with a small blanket or towel to sit on. Details: 726-2250.

Parents Night Out sponsored by Valley of Peace Lutheran Church from 6-10 p.m. An evening of food, fun, games for all children. Limited space: 788-3066. Donations accepted.

Rotarun Skiing each Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Cost $6 per person. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

Council of Women Retreat from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. a day of ritual, exploration, storytelling and wisdom sharing within a council circle with Dennie LaTourelle. Fee: $75. Reservations and information: 788-2880.

Monroe Cup Alpine Ski Race sponsored by DeWalt and AirTouch Cellular, slalom races at 10 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Northern Series youth ski races presented by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.

Local Adult Ski Clinics presented by the Sun Valley Ski & Snowboard School start today and continue Saturday, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. Adult beginners and Dollar Mountain skiers join regular ski classes from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Local adults who are competent Baldy skiers meet today at 11:30 a.m. at Lookout Restaurant atop Baldy. Those classes run from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Register at River Run Lodge. Cost $61 does not include lift tickets for the three days.

Women’s Skate Ski Clinic conducted by Olympian Laura Wilson and exercise physiologist Amy Downey, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Galena Lodge north of Ketchum. Includes videotape analysis and lunch special. Call Galena at 726-4010 to sign up.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverines compete at 8:30 a.m. at the American Falls Invitational meet in American Falls.

WRHS Boys Basketball SCIC games at Kimberly. Freshman game 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Winter Ecology Workshop at Craters of the Moon National Monument from 10:30 a.m. with classroom and a 3-4 mile snowshoe hike. Limited to 15 people over 10 years old. Details: (208) 527-3257, ext. 302.

Sunday, Jan. 24

A Council of Men with Dennie LaTourelle from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to help men find and trust the ancient flow waiting to be released through the council circle. Fee: $75. Reservations and information: 788-2880.

Lonnie Basolo Memorial GS Races Intermountain Division Northern Series races sponsored by the Hailey Ski Team will be held today and Monday, Jan. 25 on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Giant slalom racing begins at 10 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 25

Lonnie Basolo Memorial GS Races Intermountain Division Northern Series races sponsored by the Hailey Ski Team wrap up today on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Giant slalom racing begins at 10 a.m. Awards immediately after the two-run race at the picnic area on the mountain side of the bridge near Warm Springs Lodge.

Cereal crop management training for agricultural producers at Hailey Public Library meeting room from 8:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Two Idaho Department of Ag pesticide recertification credits will be awarded. Free. Details: 788-5585.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, Salisbury steak with buttered noodles, broccoli, carrot/raisin salad, biscuits and brownie. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Walk with Mom class from the Wood River Pregnancy Center to help train and support first time moms. Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the center. Details: 788-2429.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Girls Basketball Tournament the 6-team tournament opens at Carey School gym. Varsity games at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Carey School will play in either the first or second game. Also competing are #1-seeded Dietrich, Shoshone, Richfield, Camas County and Bliss.

WRHS Girls Basketball "Senior Night" home non-conference games against the Glenns Ferry Pilots at the high school gym, Hailey. Junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m. Tonight is Wood River’s "Senior Night" ceremony for the team’s seniors, Debbie Rubel, Sarah Kolash and Jill Brown.

"Learning to Live More Simply" presented by Florence Blanchard as a brown bag lunch sponsored by the WRMC Women’s Resource Center at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Repeated Thursday at the WRC. From 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Piano lessons with Tracy Bay from CSI at Bay’s music school. Through Mar. 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fee.

Meetings

City of Sun Valley Town Hall Meeting to discuss matters of concern to both the city and community. Bring ideas and suggestions. Snacks, coffee and soft drinks will be available. In the Limelight Room of Sun Valley Inn from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday

Save our Open Spaces group meets at the Blaine County Senior Center at 7 p.m. to dsicuss phone survey results, bond details, PR strategies. Details: 788-3947. Wednesday

Ketchum Comp Plan meeting at Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. to discuss housing goals and strategies. Thursday

Blaine County Hearing Examiner will meet at the old county courthouse in Hailey at 6:30 p.m. to discuss conditional use permit by Frank and Janet Nachman to operate a dog training facility in Dove Flats subdivision. Thursday

Sawtooth Climber’s Coalition meets at 7 p.m. at Ketchum Town Hall. Contact: Natasha at 725-5064. Thursday

Sun Valley City Council meets at Sun Valley City Hall at 4 p.m. to review town hall meeting, capital imprv. Program, GIS update, and revised P & Z maps. Thursday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall to discuss design review of Bridgepoint condos added 6 units, Lane Mercantile 3,444sq. ft. retail & commercial space, new mixed use bldg of 43,044 sq. ft. with underground prkg and 12 res. units at 680 Sun Valley Rd. East, Severn Gallery new 29,683 sq. ft. commercial bldg, Comp Plan revised draft including existing city characteristics and planning process. Monday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at the old county courthouse in Ketchum at 9 a.m. in a continuation hearing on R. Dreyer for preliminary plat on Antelope Springs Ranch -- 569 acres south of Hwy. 20 and east of Hwy 75 (Wurst Ranch) on land zoned productive and unproductive ag, mountain overlay and wetland overlay. For 36 lots including one for 185 acres of existing farm. Monday

Hailey City Council meets in the Hailey Town Center meeting room at 6 p.m. to discuss a draft of a wastewater treatment ordinance. Ordinance is to prevent intro. Of pollutants into the wastewater system. Monday

Hailey Planning & Zoning meets in the Hailey Town Center at 7 p.m. to discuss conditional use permit for the Advocates to place a group home and office at West Croy Street. Home would accommodate 5 families, full-time attendant and meeting space. Also First Bank of Idaho design review of bank bldg. At 314 No. Main. Tuesday

Wood River Watershed Advisory group meets at 7 p.m. at the Forest Service bldg. in Fairfield to discuss the formation of a Technical Advisory Committee and elated changes to the by-laws and a look at long-range and intermediate goals. 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

Young Reader’s Choice Award and Read To Me Rainbow Book Clubs at the Community Library in Ketchum. Children read books selected by their peers and conference with children’s librarian Sheila Hall. Read to Mes work with parents. Details: 726-3493. Daily

Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society & Ski Museum New exhibit features ski equipment and fashion over 100 years, an original Exhibition lift chair from 1939, photos and artifacts. Admission free, donations appreciated. Open 1-4 p.m. Phone: 726-8118. 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

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. Novice players gather from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and advanced players from 8:30-9:30 p.m. 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

"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.

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., Tuesdays

Advocates Children’s Group for kids 0-12 who have witnessed domestic violence in their homes. 7 p.m. at Head Start in Hailey. Tuesdays

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.

Dreams & Soul in Life an experimental workshop with Scott Wm. Hyder, local Jungian analyst. Evenings. Monday or Tuesday

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

Snowshoe with a Ranger from 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at Galena Lodge Ski Shop. Rentals available. Learn the cultural and natural history of the area. No experience necessary. Free. Details: 726-4010. Thursdays through March.

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

Senior Hockey League, Jan. 27 game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:50 p.m., Yoga vs. Deja Vu/Sentinel/Esta.

Rotarun Night Skiing, Jan. 27 each Wednesday and Friday through March, from 6-10 p.m. Cost $6 per person. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

WRHS Wrestling, Jan. 27 triangular meet at Declo with the host Hornets and Twin Falls, 5 p.m.

"Beginnings, Endings & Thresholds of Individual & Collective Development," Jan. 27 from Scott Hyder, Jungian analyst as part of Java Jung lecture program. From 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Details: 726-6999.

"The Duck Variations," Jan. 29 a play by David Mamet starring Adam West and Bill Raymond at the Sun Valley Center at 7 p.m. from Sun Valley Re. Free.

McCall’s Winter Carnival, Jan 29-Feb. 7 with parades, street dancing, hocky demos, Monte Carlo night, music, night skiing, snow sculpting, wine tasting and senior bingo. Details: (208) 634-7631.

Intermediate Level Field Session, Jan. 30 10 a.m.-4 p.m. from the Sun Valley Avalanche Center. Class will travel to a variety of slopes and aspects and examine and interpret snow pits and snow conditions. To register: 622-5371.

Footlight Dance Center’s Lecture-Dems, Feb. 1-5 in Blaine County Schools with program entitled "Dances Through Time" following the development of dance from Louis XIV to today. Details: 726-3664, ext. 16.

Idaho Snow Sculpting Championship, Feb. 2-5 in McCall through Feb. 5. $1,000 prize money. For more: (208) 634-7056.

"Lets Talk About It," Feb. 4 from the Hailey Public Library. Discussion of This House of Sky by Ivan Doig from 7-9 p.m. in the meeting room. Refreshments served. Details: 788-2036.

Anonymous 4, Feb. 4 performs at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Tickets available at Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Details: 726-9491.

"Seduced," Feb. 4-7 a play by Sam Shephard at the nexStage Theater in Ketchum at 8 p.m. starring Bill Raymond and Pamela Sue Martin from Sun Valley Rep. and the Interplanetary Theatre Group.

Winter Gardening Workshop, Feb. 4 for six consecutive Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Project on Hwy. 75. First is on saving seeds with Bill McDorman. Details: 726-9358

"Booster Shots for Living," Feb. 5-26 from noon until 2 p.m. at CSI in Hailey from Center for New Directions. A brush-up class on living skills to address challenges in our lives. Fee: $20. Financial aid available. Details: 800-680-2680.

Level II Ski Guiding and Avalanche Hazard Course, Feb. 7-11 the five-day field-based course presented by Sawtooth Mountain Guides (208-774-3324) in the Sawtooth Mountains north of Ketchum is taught by American Avalanche Institute field instructor Rick Wyatt assisted by Julie Meissner of the Sawtooth Guides. Priced at $500.

"Awaken the Power of Your Soul’s Wisdom," Feb. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with Rev. Iris k. Barratt. Learn divination to change your life forever. Fee: $75 including workbook. Class size is limited.Reservtions and location: 788-9369.

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," Feb. 19-21, 24-28 from the New Theatre Company at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. A shaggy dog of a comedy by Steve Martin and winner of the Outer Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play of 1995. Details: 726-2271.

Shakespeare and Company, Feb. 19-21 a workshop from the renown Lennox, Mass group founded by Tina Packer a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company with Tina Linklater of the Linklater voice technique. In-depth classical training and performance methods. Adult classes sold out. Teens will explore text, voice and movement using Shakespeare’s language. Details: Claudia McCain at 788-4913 or Kathy Wygle at 726-3576.

"Best Practices" conference, Mar. 12-13 at the Elkhorn Resort. Free for area educators and employers. Registration covers cost of congerence, lodging, appetizers on Friday evening, Breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Details: Peggy Lupton at 788-2594.

"You Can’t Take It With You," Mar. 18-28 from Company of Fools directed by Rusty Wilson. Performances at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey and matinees are Mar. 21 and 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Details: Denise Simone: 788-6520.

 

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