For the issue of March 17, 1999 thru March 23,  1999  

 

Calendar for
March 17, thru
March 23, 1999


Wednesday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day is today. Celebrate with a little bit of blarney, or at least watch "The Quiet Man."

Town Series Finals alpine ski racing 11 a.m. on Baldy’s Hemingway ski run followed by awards at Apple’s Bar & Grill. Sponsored by Sun Valley Co.

Daffodil Days annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society. Volunteers will be selling fresh-cut daffodils in Blaine County grocery stores today and Thursday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.. $5 a bnch. Proceeds help fund reasearch, education and patient services.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, corned beef and cabbage with buttered carrots, Watergate salad, Irish soda bread and bread pudding with sauce. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Board meeting 10 a.m.

"Were It But Told You: Narrative and Theater in the Winter’s Tale," Professor Robert Smallwood, Shakespearean scholar speaks at the Community School Theatre at 7:30 p.m.. Donations: $5. Details: Tom Keelan at 622-3955.

St. Patrick’s Day Contra Dance at the Grange Hall in Hailey at 8 p.m. to benefit the Wood River Acoustical Music Association. Admission: $5.

Sun Club St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at 6 p.m. with traditional corned beef and cabage. Sign-up to bring all the fixings. $3. Details: 726-7710.

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

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 8 p.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. Hitchrack/SV Directory. At 9:15 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Croy Street/SV Brewing.

Shared Parenting Seminar class dealing with issues of shared parenting and divorce for kids and adults. Dad’s Group from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 220 River St., Ketchum. With Melissa Boley and Kathleen Battersby. Fee. 788-9620.

"Marketing Your Business - Multiple Method & Multi-Cultural" 5:30-8 p.m. at Ketchum Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room. Speaker: Alex Aguilar. Fee: $10. Details: CSI, 788-2038.

Thursday, March 18

Daffodil Days annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society. Volunteers will be selling fresh-cut daffodils in Blaine County grocery stores from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.. $5 a bnch. Proceeds help fund reasearch, education and patient services.

"Womanhouse" a historic documentary of Judy Chicago’s and Miriam Shapiro’s renting of old Hollywood mansion and altering decor to reveal the female experience. Brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Free. Details: 788-5733.

Annual Shawn Davis Rodeo School today through Saturday, March 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the College of Southern Idaho Expo Center, Twin Falls.

Shared Parenting Seminar class dealing with issues of shared parenting and divorce for kids and adults. Dad’s Group from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 220 River St., Ketchum. With Melissa Boley and Kathleen Battersby. Fee. 788-9620.

Wood River Freestyle Wrestling meets Thursdays, Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the high school wrestling room, Hailey. 788-3470 for details.

"Contemporary Issues in Art History – Dehlia’s Gone: An Anti-Cyber Manifesto" and "Connective Aesthetics: Art after Individualism," two half-hour lectures by author Suzi Gablik at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum. Details: 726-9491.

Women’s History Night from 7-9 p.m. at the Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum. An evening of reminiscence, including a book signing by Wendolyn Spence Holland.

"Don’t Put Me in a Nursing Home" a seminar from Insurance Specialists at 7 p.m. at the county court house in Hailey. Details: 788-9209.

Free sound healing lecture at Chapter One bookstore in Ketchum at 7:30 p.m. with Sharon Corsaro. Details: (800) 953-8339.

WRHS Track and Field the Wolverine teams head to Buhl for a non-scoring pre-season meet at 3 p.m.

Hailey Chamber Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. hosted by Cluttered Kitchen/Venzon Jeweler’s/Arts West in Hailey. Refreshments will be at Venzon Jewelers, 106 N. Main, and the drawing will be held at the Cluttered Kitchen.

"Points of View" with several stories to be discusses at the Hailey Public Library from 7-9 p.m.. Free. Details: 788-2036.

Parents, Schools and The Community seminar on "Helping Our Youth with Loss and Trauma," featuring Suni Petersen, Ph.D., at 7 p.m. in Wood River High School auditorium, Hailey. Sponsored by the Blaine County School District #61 and Blaine County School District Safe and Drug-Free Schools Committee. Call 788-0931 to arrange for free child care.

"The Winter’s Tale," Shakespeare’s magical fantasy staged by the Community School Players at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s theater on the Sun Valley campus. Nightly through Saturday. Tickets: $10 adults/$5 students available at Chapter One in Ketchum and Read All About It in Hailey.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. Performances at 8 p.m. tonight through Saturday, and Sunday, March 21 at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, are sold at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

Junior Cross-Country Ski Team Banquet for the Sun Valley team is tonight at 6 p.m. in the Elkhorn Resort Horizon Room.

"Southern Idaho’s Water Future" via microwave at the Hailey office of CSI with specialists discussing Idaho water issues from 7-9:30 p.m.

Friday, March 19

No School today in Blaine County public schools because of teacher in-service today. Parents are invited, too, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Lauri Frost at the school district office, 788-2296 for details.

School Recess Outing at Galena supervised by the Blaine County Recreation District at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum. Snowshoe and exploring for kids in grades 1-6, from noon to 5 p.m. Limited to the first 35 kids. Bus transportation provided. Call 788-2117.

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

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

Snow Shoe and Explore Galena for grades 1-6 from noon to 5 p.m. with Blaine County Rec. Cost: $15 including transportation to and from Hailey 7 Hemingway and trail pass. Bus leaves from back of Hailey Elementary at 11 a.m. and heminway at 11:30 a.m. Return is 4:30 at Hemingway and 5 p.m. at Hailey. Details: David Mickaelian at 788-2117, ext. 15.

Rotarun Night Skiing at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Each Friday and Wednesday through March, from 7-10 p.m. Cost $5 adults, $3 kids. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun. Volunteer ski patrolmen needed. Meals and family skiing provided. Call 788-2945 for details.

Shabbat Service and Oneg at 7:30 p.m. at Church of the Big Wood with Rabbi Laura Rappaport officiating. Details: 726-1183.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. At 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. The cast includes Danielle Kennedy, Ed Clark, Mike Craig, David Hadley, Mary Kennedy and Anna Senechal as the Sycamore family. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors.

"Secret Garden" presented by Dilettante Group of Magic Valley, today and Saturday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts auditorium, Twin Falls. Tickets $8 adults, $7 children.

Shared Parenting Seminar class dealing with issues of shared parenting and divorce for kids and adults. Family Meeting from 5-8 p.m. at 220 River St., Ketchum. With Melissa Boley and Kathleen Battersby. Fee. 788-9620.

"The Winter’s Tale," Shakespeare’s magical fantasy staged by the Community School Players at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s theater on the Sun Valley campus.

Gooding Bullriding Challenge today and Saturday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gooding Fairgrounds indoor building. Call Juanita O’Maley 208-934-0939.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 8 p.m., Two for Him vs. Whiskeys/BBC. At 9:15 p.m.,Power Burritos vs. Sutton & Sons.

Vito’s Tango Workshop at the Tae Kwon Do studio in Hailey from 7:45-9:30 p.m. Level 2 at 5:30 p.m.. Fee: $20. Details: 788-5448.

Saturday, March 20

Wood River Gymnastics Spring Registration from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2-6 p.m. at Wood River Gymnastics Center next to the Airport Inn, Hailey. Sessions run from April 12-May 22 and include the spring performance May 22. Call 788-5484 for more details.

WRHS Baseball the Wolverine varsity and JV teams have 11 a.m. doubleheaders at Filer.

Northern Series Alpine Ski Championships today and Sunday at Grand Targhee.

Western Region J2 Olympics at Mammoth Mtn., Ca. today through March 26. Sun Valley qualifiers are Maggie Acker, Ashley Brown, Katie Ann Deist, Kat Latham, Mike Wheelwright, Jon McCuskey, Will McNeal, Griffin Post and Tyler Roos.

Planetarium Shows "How to Build a Planet" at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and "Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast," at 4 p.m., at the Herrett Center Faulkner Planetarium on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls.

Rotarun Skiing each Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rotarun Ski Area west of Hailey. Cost $6 adults, $4 kids. Volunteer ski patrolmen needed. Meals and family skiing provided. Call 788-2945 for details.

WRHS Softball doubleheaders for the varsity and JV at Filer, 11 a.m.

INEEL Scholastic Tournament the ninth annual knowledge competition sponsored by the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory will be televised from 5-6:30 p.m. on Idaho Public Television local channel 10. The televised finals at the Boise studio features the top six teams.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. At 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey.

Hailey’s 99th annual Firefighters Ball fund-raising event of the Hailey Volunteer Firefighters, doors opening 7:30 p.m. at Idaho National Guard Armory, Hailey. Music by Desperado. Cost $10 per person. Raffle.

"The Winter’s Tale," Shakespeare’s magical fantasy staged by the Community School Players at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s theater on the Sun Valley campus. Final performance. Tickets: $10 adults/$5 students.

St. Catherine’s Basque Dinner from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Hagerman. Adults: $9/Children under 12 $4.

Sunday, March 21

Papoose Club Kindercup Ski Race on Dollar Mountain starting with youngest racers at 10 a.m. and older kids on Dollar Face at 10:30 a.m. Registration 8:30-9:45 a.m. at Dollar Cabin. Bus service to dollar Cabin will be available. Blaine County skiers and snowboarders from preschool to 15 who have not raced in a USSA race are eligible to compete. Awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Details: Alice Schernthanner at 726-5292.

Rev. Donald Graves from SLC will present a new approach to prayer at Light on the Mountain Church from 1-4 p.m.. Non-denominational. Details: 726-0743.

Western Region J2 Olympics at Jackson Hole, Wyo. today through March 27. Sun Valley and Hailey ski team qualifiers are Katie Dondero, Jessica Hamilton, Langely McNeal, Molly Magee, Marcus Acker, Zach Brown, Sean Higgins, Evan Peebles, Wes Powell and Drew Stoecklein.

"You Can’t Take It With You" the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. Matinee at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 12 noon, Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers. At 1:15 p.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. Lefty’s/Casino. At 2:30 p.m., Two for Him vs. Hitchrack/S.V. Directory. At 3:45 p.m., Sutton & Sons vs. Croy Street/SV Brewing.

Free Skate Ski Clinic Sundays from 2-3 p.m. at Wood River Middle School, Hailey. Pre-register at Sturtevants in Hailey, where reduced-rates rentals will be offered to clinic participants. Details, call Jim 788-7847.

Tuesday, March 23

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, chicken noodle soup with vegetables, toasted cheese sandwich, four-bean salad and cherry crunch. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Guerrillas in Our Midst" a film by Kim Harrison at 12:15 at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Free. Bring a lunch. Repeated at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey on Thursday. Details: 788-5733.

WRHS Tennis first meet of the year for the Wolverine tennis team, at Gooding at 2:30 p.m.

After Ski Tea from 3-5 p.m. at the Ketchum Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum at Forest Service Park hosted by Lucy Gibson and Susan Thurston. Free. Details: 726-8118.

"The Bong Show," a highly-acclaimed, award-winning adult educational program on alcohol and other drug information, is planned for Tuesday, March 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. Sponsored by the Ketchum Police Department, it is designed for adults only. Babysitting will be available.

"Prairie Dogs: An Important Ecological Link" a free slide lecture at 7 p.m. with Jonathan Proctor, Prairie Dog Ecosystem coordinator for Predator Project at the Community Library in Ketchum. Details: 726-3493.

Meetings

Blaine County Recreation District board of directors meets at the rec. distric office in hailey at 3 p.m. to discuss season updates on Galena, community rec center study, and spring and summer planning. Thursday

Sun Valley City Council meets at 4 p.m. at Sun Valley City Hall to discuss amendments to the municipal code and KART board appointments. Thursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey for a public hearing on the Huf n Puf application for an SAP in the Flowers Mill subdivision and for preliminary plat approval for Syringa Ranch subdivision of 143.7 acres. Monday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning sub-committee meets at 1 p.m. in the city offices with staff regarding the drafting of the revised comp plan. Public welcome. Tuesday

Wood River Watershed Advisory Group Executive Board Meeting will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Big Wood Canal company in Shoshone to discuss the formation of a technical advisory committee and goals for the watershed. Training session for board members on "Making Advisory Groups Work" will also be held. Minutes on file at Soil Conservation district offices. 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.

"Uncovered and Recovered: Early 20th Century Women Artists" works from the collection of Jeri Waxenberg by women modernists at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. Details: 726-9491. Through Mar. 22.

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

Community Library’s Childrens’ Book Clubs, 1999 Reading Rainbow Club K-3rd grade. Read-To-Me Reading Rainbow Club,, for pre-schoolers. Young Reader’s Choice Award Club, Grades 4-8. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall, Children’s Librarian.

Wood River Professionals meet at 5:30 p.m. for business networking. New members welcome. Details: Rick Davis at 726-5688. Last Tuesdays

Rotarun Night Skiing each Wednesday and Friday through March, from 7-10 p.m. Cost $5 adults, $3 kids. Rope tow and old-fashioned fun.

Story Hour at Community Library, Ketchum 10-11 a.m. for 3-5 year olds. Use Children’s entrance. Details: 726-3493, Sheila Hall, Children’s Librarian. Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society & Ski Museum (Corner of First St. & Washington Ave.) 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.

Life Drawing Group from 1-4 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. for beginning or professional artists at the Chamber of Commerce meeting room to practice and perfect skills. Sculpt or draw. Cost of nude model shared among those present. $8 minimum each. New models always appreciated. Details: Casey Wood at 578-0303. Wednesdays

Lenten Soup Suppers with Devotion at Valley of Peace Lutheran Church in Hailey at 6:30 p.m. through Mar. 24. Details: 788-3066. Wednesdays

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.

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

Writers and Poets support group meets in Hailey at 6 p.m. For details and location, contact Patty at727-4021 days, 788-1967 eves. 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.

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

College of Southern Idaho Intercollegiate Rodeo, March 26-27 at the CSI Expo Center, Twin Falls. Performances 8 p.m. Friday, March 26, plus 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Tickets $7 at the door, $4 for kids 12-and-under.

"Wasted in Idaho: The Road to Recovery," Mar. 24 a lecture by Margaret Macdonald Stewart of the Snake Reiver Alliance at Java in Ketchum from 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Part of the Java Jung discussion series. Details: Scott Hyder at 726-6999.

"MacBeth," Mar. 24 Utah Shakespeare Festival at 7 p.m. at Wood River Middle School. Tickets: Adults:$15, Students & Seniors: $10 at Chapter One, Ex Libris and Read All about It. Details: 622-4349.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber Second Annual Awards Night Banquet, Mar. 25 at River Run Lodge beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a no-host social hour followed by a gourmet dinner, special entertainment from "Forever Plaid" and the presentation of the awards. Tickets: $45. Details: 725-2104.

"You Can’t Take It With You," March 25-28 the comedy classic performed by the local Company of Fools, with direction by Rusty Wilson. Performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 21 at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Tickets: $14 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, are sold at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

 

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