For the issue of March 31, 1999 thru April 6,  1999  


Calendar for
March 31, thru
April 6, 1999

Wednesday, March 31

Lenten Healing Service the 40-minute service designed to accommodate busy lunch schedules starts at 12:15 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Hailey.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal to be served. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

WRHS Baseball Wood River’s junior varsity travels to Rupert for a 3 p.m. twinbill against the Minico Spartan JV.

Easter Egg Hunt on Bald Mountain for adults through Sunday with live music from 3-5 p.m. at the base of River Run from the Rebecca Scott Decision. Plastic eggs with numbers for prizes redeemed at apres ski party.Details: 725-2108.

WRHS Softball the Wolverines go to Buhl for a makeup league doubleheader at 3 p.m.

Back Education class at Sun Valley Spine Institute 5-7 p.m. for four consecutive Wednesdays. Fee; $25/class. Details: 726-5860.

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.

Gem Community Kickoff Meeting from 7-9 p.m. in old Blaine County Courthouse’s meeting room, Hailey.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 8 p.m., SV Directory vs. Power Burritos. At 9:15 p.m., Whiskey Jacques/BBC vs. Sutton & Sons.

Full Moon Dinner at Galena Lodge. Details: 726-4010.

Thursday, April 1

Bill Janss Pro-Am Ski Classic the second annual fund-raising event for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation returns to Baldy for three days. Registration from noon to 5 p.m. Opening VIP celebration featuring hosted cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Michel’s Christiania in Ketchum.

Maundy Thursday is today. Among the local churches holding services are the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum (7 p.m. scripture readings and foot washing) and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey (7 p.m. stripping of the altar and all-night vigil).

Sun Valley Ski Club End-of-Season Party free to all ski club members, from 2-4:30 p.m. at Warm Springs Ranch Restaurant in Ketchum. Cost $5 for non-members.

WRHS Track and Field the Wolverines travel to Buhl for a meet with the Tribe and Kimberly Bulldogs at 3:30 p.m.

Northside Conference Track and Field Meet hosted by the Carey Panthers, in Carey at 2 p.m.

Idaho International Cross-Country Series the six-day, six-stage event comes to the Sun Valley area with racing from 4-5:45 p.m. at Sun Valley Nordic Center. The spectator-friendly events include men’s 10-kilometer and 7.5k races, women’s 5k classic and juniors’ criterium race. Finals at 5 p.m. followed by a barbecue.

Babe Ruth Baseball Registration for 13-14 year-old players will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Wood River Middle School in Hailey, the Blaine County Recreation District announced last week. You can also register prior to April 1 at the BCRD office in Hailey.

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.

"April is the Coolest Month for Poetry" from the Ezra Pound Assn. A "bring your own poetry" party starting at 7:30 p.m. at Java on Main in Hailey. Free drink for every reader. To celebrate Nat’l Poetry Month. Details:726-4673.

Friday, April 2

Early Dismissal for Spring Vacation Blaine County public school students are on an early-out schedule today as spring vacation begins. No classes next week. School resumes Monday, April 12.

Bill Janss Pro-Am Ski Classic second day of the fund-raising event for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Registration and breakfast from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. Team meetings with pros and training at 9:30 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Handicapping runs, all day. Hosted lunch at noon at Warm Springs. Freestyle and snowboarding exhibition at 1 p.m. Cocktail party 5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal to be served. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Good Friday Ecumenical Service interdenominational service from 12:15-12:45 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church on Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley.

Idaho International Cross-Country Series VIP reception 7 p.m. at the Ketchum/Sun Valley Ski & Heritage Museum, Ketchum.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 8 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Two for Him. At 9:15 p.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers.

Saturday, April 3

Bill Janss Pro-Am Ski Classic the big race day of the annual fund-raising event for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Breakfast at Warm Springs Lodge at 8 a.m. Racing on the Warm Springs side of Baldy at 9 a.m. Semi-finals and finals at 1:30 p.m. Gala awards dinner at River Run Lodge at 7 p.m.

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny at Flolo’s Photo & Video in Hailey from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. No charge. Details 788-6517.

Easter Egg Hunt annual event sponsored by Valley of Peace Lutheran Church located at Woodside and Wintergreen in Hailey. Starts 10 a.m. Kids should bring a basket to fill. Refreshments provided. 788-3066.

Easter Egg Hunt on Dollar Mountain from 2-3 p.m. for children 1-8 years. Free skiing for the remainder of the day.

Idaho International Cross-Country Series the six-day, six-stage continues with racing at 9 a.m. at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum. Events include men’s 10-kilometer, women’s 5k and juniors 5k freestyle (interval start).

Galena Perimeter Spring Loppet second annual Sun Valley Ski Club event staged at 11 a.m. at Galena Lodge in conjunction with the Idaho International Cross-Country Series. No entry fee. The Loppet is a fun event kicking off with a "Le Mans" start from the lodge. Prizes. "Loud Lycra" contest, old-fashioned ski garb contest, music, food, refreshments and more.

WRHS Softball the Wolverines play a SCIC league doubleheader at Kimberly, 11 a.m.

WRHS Baseball Wood River battles the Bulldogs in a league twinbill at 11 a.m. at Kimberly.

Sunday, April 4

Hawaiian Nationals and Tandem Telemark Challenge the 1998-99 Sun Valley Telemark Series wraps up with a springtime event at 10 a.m. for skiers, telemarkers and snowboarders on Baldy, followed by a party at Apple’s Bar & Grill.

Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Sun Club in Ketchum.

Dollar Mountain Ski Lifts Close ski lifts operating on Dollar shut down for the 1998-99 ski season at 4 p.m.

Idaho International Cross-Country Series the six-day, six-stage concludes with relay racing at 9 a.m. at Sun Valley Nordic Center. The spectator-friendly events include men’s 3x7.5-kilometer relays and women’s 3x5k. Awards afterward.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 12 noon, Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Sutton & Sons. At 1:15 p.m., Whiskey Jacques/BBC vs. Lefty’s/Casino. At 2:30 p.m., SV Directory vs. Croy Street/SV Brewing.

Kids Easter Egg Hunt on the Galena Lodge grounds starting at 11 a.m. Also adult hunt throughout the trail system. Details: 726-4010.

Monday, April 5

Bellevue City Election for mayoral and city council positions, polls open 12 noon to 8 p.m. at Bellevue City Hall.

Spring Break 1999 Activity offered by the Blaine County Recreation District for kids off from school this week. Today, "Explore Galena," from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all first through sixth graders. Bring warm clothes and snow shoes. Buses leaving Hailey Elementary School gym at 11:30 a.m. and Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum at noon. Call 788-2117.

Tuesday, April 6

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal to be served. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

WRHS Baseball Wood River plays the Buhl Tribe in a SCIC league twinbill at 10 a.m. at Feris Field in Buhl.

Tea Party at Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum in Ketchum hosted by Dick Meyer and Ivan Swaner. Free. Details: 726-8118.


Blaine County Planning & Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. at the old county courthouse. Agenda: public hearings on remand of mountain overlay district site alteration permit by Robert Dix in Croesus Creek, and Urrutia prel. plat approval on cluster development subdivision on 414 acres no. of Carey in the Little Wood River drainage. Thursday

Ketchum City Council meets at Ketchum City Hall for a special meeting with the Sun Valley Water and Sewer district at 6:30 p.m. on recently completed facilitiesplan for the Ketchum/Sun Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant. Thursday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at the old county courthouse in Hailey. Agenda: Public hearings on plat amendment for Riverwoods subdivision for ADU zoned R-2 in flood plain and partially mountain overlay, Cold Springs subdivision lot line modification and short plat application of A-20 cluster development of 78 acres in Carey. Monday

Ketchum City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Agenda: Sun Valley Cable customer survey and update on chamber with Carol Waller. Monday

Stanley-Sawtooth Collaborative Stewardship meets in the Stanley Community Bldg. at 10:30 a.m. with orientation for newcomers through 3 p.m. Agenda includes committee and task force repots and endangered species act forum. Monday


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’ 1999 Book Clubs 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

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.

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

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.

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.


Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League, April 7 final regular-season ames at Hailey Elementary School gym. At 8 p.m., Power Burritos vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers. At 9:15 p.m., Two for Him vs. Anderson Asphalt Paving.

Gardening Workshops, April 8 for seven consecutive Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community Garden Center. First in series: Yard Equipment Maintenance. Fee: $32 for series, $8 per class. Details: 726-9358.

Spinning & Weaving, April 8 & 10 at Wood River High School in Hailey with Elaine Barnhill. From CSI. Details: 788-2033.

Abdominal Workshop, April 8 with Connie Aronson from 7-8 a.m. at Personal Fitness Studio in Ketchum. Fee: $8. Details: 725-0627.

Artist’s Reception/Slide Lecture-Leslie Rego, April 9 & 10 at the Sun Valley Center. At 6:15 Rego will lead tour of the exhibition of her quilts on Friday. On Saturday at 3:30 she will present "Threading Timeless Quilting Voices" a history of quilt-making. Details: 726-9491.

"Classic Animation," April 10-24 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with Ken Mundie formerly with Disney. Students will learn how to make a cartoon from conception to finished film using traditional techniques and equipment. From the Sun Valley Center. Fee. Details: 726-9411.

Durance Cycleworks Spring Time Trial Series, April 10 begins with a 10.9-mile out-and-back course from the SNRA headquarters north of Ketchum to Cathedral Pines. Entry $5. All classes and ages. Details, 726-7693.

Hobson Memorial Ski Race and Picnic, April 11 the 22nd annual Roy L. Hobson/Sheila Dolsot event at 10:30 a.m. on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. For members of the Sun Valley and Hailey ski teams. Pre-registration deadline is Sunday, April 4. Helmets are required. Check-in at Warm Springs Lodge from 9-10 a.m. on race day. Picnic to follow. 726-4129.

"Great Decisions," April 12 and continuing every Monday and Thursday through May 6 with Tony Mabbatt in conjunction with CSI. Examine domestic and foregin policy issues through round-table discussion, videos and textbook. Fee.

Country Swing Dance Lessons, April 13 for four consecutive Tuesday nights from 7:30-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary’s Multi-purpose room. From CSI. Fee: $20. Details: 788-2033.

Preventive Maintenance for Backs & Joints, April 13 & 15 from WRMC Women’s Resource Center, brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 with Frank Batcha, MD. Tuesday at the ERC in Ketchum and Thursday at the WRC in Hailey. Free. Details: 788-5733.

Baldy Ski Lifts Close, April 18 ski lifts operating on Baldy shut down for the 1998-99 ski season at 4 p.m.

Spring Swimming Workouts, April 19 for kids 9-and-older or beginning lappers ages 7-9 are held weekdays from April 19 through May 21, coached by Dick Pomeroy at Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Call 726-3664 to sign up.

Youth Baseball and Softball Registrations, April 20 for the 1999 season through Blaine County Recreation District will be taken from 6-7:30 p.m. at both Hailey Elementary School and Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. Call Eric at 788-2117 for more details.

Sun Valley Documentary Film Festival, April 30, May 1 & 2 from the Sun Valley Center, International Documentary Assn. and Magic Lantern Theatre. Films: "Waco: The Rules of Engagement," "Inside Out: Portraits of Children," Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life," and "Still Kicking." Details: 726-9491.


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