For the issue of April 7, 1999 thru April 13,  1999  


Calendar for April 7, thru
April 13, 1999

Wednesday, April 7

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baked chicken with rice and broccoli, carrot and raisin salad, rolls and cherry crisp. Massage by appointment. Adopt-a-pet at 12:30 p.m. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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., Power Burritos vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Professional Installers. At 9:15 p.m., Two for Him vs. Anderson Asphalt.

GED/HSL testing today from 6-9 p.m. also April 20 from 6-9 p.m. in room 512 at Wood River High School.

Thursday, April 8

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

Gardening Workshops 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.

Business After Hours Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at KECH/KSKI radio located in Northwood Business Park, Ketchum. The scholarship fund drive continues. Bring business cards to be eligible for door prizes.

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

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.

Friday, April 9

Idaho State Geography Bee the 11th annual competition for Gem State students will be held today in Sun Valley.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, pork barbecue ribs country style with potato salad, green salad and cornbread, and dump cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Artist’s Reception -Leslie Rego from 5-8 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. At 6:15 p.m. Rego will lead tour of the exhibition of her quilts. Free. Details: 726-9491.

Fifth District High School Rodeo the spring season for Carey and Wood River cowboys and cowgirls gets underway with the College of Southern Idaho Rodeo, a combined Fifth/Sixth District competition at 7 p.m. in the CSI Expo Center, Twin Falls.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League makeup games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 6:30 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Sutton & Sons. At 7:45 p.m., Whiskey Jacques/BBC vs. Lefty’s/Casino. At 9 p.m., SV Directory vs. Croy Street/SV Brewing.

Saturday, April 10

Durance Cycleworks Spring Time Trial Series 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.

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

"Threading Timeless Quilting Voices a slide lecture by Leslie Rego at 3:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum. Free. Details: 726-9491.

Last Contra Dance at 8 p.m. at the Hailey Grange Hall with the Wood River String Band. Details: 788-2836.

Fifth District High School Rodeo Carey and Wood River cowboys and cowgirls competing at the College of Southern Idaho Rodeo, a combined Fifth/Sixth District competition at 7 p.m. in the CSI Expo Center, Twin Falls.

West Magic Lake Annual Men’s Cookoff held at Burren West Resort. Entry sign up at 6 p.m. Details: (208) 487-1202.

Sunday, April 11

Hobson Memorial Ski Race and Picnic, 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.

Sun Valley Brewing Men’s Basketball League the league tournament begins with four games starting at 12 noon at Hailey Elementary School gym.

"Windhorse" a film by Paul Wagner at the Magic Lantern in Ketchum at 2 and 4:30 p.m to benefit Do-Ngak Choling Tibetan Buddhist Center. Donations: $10. (See cover story).

Chamber Choir of Idaho opens its premiere season at St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 5 p.m. under the direction of Arlen Clarke. Fund raiser for building fund with one hour of unique choral repertoire of the centuries. Tickets at door. Details: Sue Noel at 726-5055.

1998 Discovery Channel Eco-Challenge will be screened at 7 p.m. MDT (check local listings on local cable channel 25. Among teams competing was Team Idaho with Muffy Ritz, Pat Csizmazia, Dave Bingham and Pat Harper.

Monday, April 12

Classes Resume and spring break is officially over, today at Blaine County public schools and The Community School in Sun Valley.

1998 Discovery Channel Eco-Challenge will be screened at 7 p.m. MDT (check local listings on local cable channel 25. Among teams competing was Team Idaho with Muffy Ritz, Pat Csizmazia, Dave Bingham and Pat Harper.

"Windhorse" a film by Paul Wagner at the Magic Lantern in Ketchum at 2 and 4:30 p.m to benefit Do-Ngak Choling Tibetan Buddhist Center. Donations: $10. (See cover story).

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

Appetizers & Party Food from chef Joe Clement of Clemente’s Restaurant in Hailey from 6:30-8:30 p.m. From CSI. Details: 788-2038.

Tuesday, April 13

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, veggie quiche and cheese with hash brown casserole, peaches, bran muffins and carrot cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Preventive Maintenance for Backs and Joints" with Dr. Frank Batcha, MD at the Environemtnal Resource Center in Ketchum from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free. Bring a lunch. Repeated at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey on Thursday. Details: 788-5733.

WRHS Softball Wood River plays the Jerome Tigers in varsity and JV doubleheaders at 4 p.m. at Jerome.

Country Swing Dance Lessons 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.

"Sacred Buddhist Teachings" with Lama Rinchen at the Community School auditorium at 7 p.m. Details: 725-5241.


West Magic Lake Rec Club holds monthly meeting at noon on amendments to by-lawa at Burren West resort. Details: (208) 487-1202. Saturday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey. Agenda: public hearing on rezone and subdivision along Warm Springs Rd by Chris & Katrina Cord and Rosmarie Bogner, presentation at 11 a.m. by Ron Howard Us Fish & Wildlife on Wood River Sculpin fisheries, and at 3 p.m. St. Luke’s application for encraochment and snowplowing. No meeting next week. Monday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning meets at 5;30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Agenda: public hearing on conditional use permit to operate bakery, dining area and cooking school at Walnut Ave. Mall, subdivision haring on Valley Run townhomes, consideration of application of Earl Engelmann and Doug 7 Juli Webb to subdivide existing bldg. at 191 Eighth St. into 4 condos. Monday

Wood River Watershed Advisory Group Executvie Board Meeting at 7 p.m. at the Big Wood Canal Company office in Shoshone. Discussion regarding Technical Advisory committee formation and goals for watershed. Tuesday


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.

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; and at 2:45 p.m. Thursdays. Also meets 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey Mondays. Come with or without a partner. 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.


Citizens Review Panel, April 14 meets in Bellevue. Appointments necessary. The group invites persons who have comments or questions about the child protection system. Details: Chet Bartlett (208) 735-9927.

"Sacred Buddhist Teachings," April 14-17 with Lama Rinchen at the Sacred Cow yoga studio in Ketchum. At 7 p.m except Saturday at 2 p.m. Contact Jarrett Productions for details at 725-5241.

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

Business After Hours, April 15 combined social activity sponsored by the valley’s Chambers of Commerce, from 5-7 p.m. in the Friedman Memorial Airport passenger terminal, Hailey. Displays and door prizes. Free parking from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Pizza Factory/Hailey Coed Softball League Coaches Meeting, April 15 at 6 p.m. at The Red Elephant in Hailey. Details, William Cantrell 208-886-7938.

Free Child Health Screenings, April 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. invlufr developmental, haring, speech, motor and physical exam. Interpreters available and Headstart will provide transportation. For more: 788-4335.

Generation Gap Dance, April 16 at Wood River Middle School from 7-9:30 p.m. for grades 6 through 8, their parents and teachers. Tickets at door: $5 per family, $3 adult, $2 student. DJ with music from the 50s and 70s. Refreshments served.

"Create Your Life Consciously with Language," April 16-18 with inspirational teacher Noorah Hansen. Fee. Details: Jane Nichol at 726-9128. Free introductory talk on April 15 at Chapter One in Ketchum at 7 p.m. "Manifest Your Heart’s Vision," a second course, will be held April 24 & 25 Locations to be announced.

"Fighting Hunger with Taste," April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Sawtooth Room at Elkhorn Resort. A fun filled evening with a variety of food and beverages from over 20 participants to fight hunger. Tickets: $60 available at Silverado in Ketchum and Read All About It in Hailey.

Gooding Jaycees Boxing Smoker, April 17 seventh annual event sponsored by the Jaycees and Fifth District High School Rodeo Association, at 7:30 p.m. at Gooding High School gym. Tickets at the door are $10 reserved, $5 general. Proceeds to worthy causes. Individuals who want to box are welcome. Call Emily Thomas 208-934-5001 if you’re a boxer.

Magic Valley Chorale, April 17 along with the Magic Valley Chamber Orchestra presents their spring concert, "Brahms’ Requiem," at 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18 at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts auditorium, Twin Falls. Admission $5 adults, $3 students.

Teen Art Show, April 19 opens today at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Paintings, works on paper, 3-D installations, sculpture and photography from Community School and Wood River High School Students. All teens may enter. Entries excepted until April 16. A reception for the artists will be held April 23 from 3-8 p.m. at the ERC. In celebration of Earth Day. Details: Ellen Glaccum at 726-4333.

Earth Week Open House, April 19-23 at the Environmental Resource Center from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Ketchum. Details: 726-4333.

Business Fair, April 29 from the Hailey Chamber at the Hailey Armory from 4-7 p.m. with exhibitions of products and services for sale in the valley. Details: 788-2700.

Hemingway Elementary School Registration, May 7 for incoming kindergarten students (1999-2000 school year) and new students, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ketchum grade school. Students entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 1999. First graders must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1, 1999. Bring original state-certified birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency.

Baldy Ski Lifts Close, April 25 ski lifts operating on Baldy shut down for the 1998-99 ski season at 4 p.m.

"Money Mindfulness," April 18 with Alice Scully at the Sun Club in Ketchum from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Donation: $10. Details: 726-7710.

Alcohol Screening Day, April 19 at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Free. Confidential self-assessment survey for alcohol juse with consultation with a mental health professional. Professional and referral to local resources. Call 788-5733 by April 16 for appointment.

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.

"After School Arts," April 20-May 19 from Blaine County Rec for boys and girls grades 3 through 5 at St. Charles Church Parish Hall. Cost: $30. Details: 788-2117.

A Farewell to Arms, April 21 at 7 p.m. The first of three monthly Hemingway Centennial book clubs to honor the 100th anniversary of Nobel Prize winning Ernest Hemingway’s birth. At the Community Library in Ketchum, the discussion will be led by Prodessor Jeff Fox. Free. Details: 726-3493.

ERC Earthday Family Dinner Show, April 22 at the Roosevelt Tavern in Ketchum from 6-8:30 p.m. Special musical play: "Adventure Earth" by the Sun valley Children’s Choir directed by Mary Poppen. Tickets are $16 ERC members, $18 non-members. Children under 5 free. Details: 726-4333.

"Living with Grizzlies," April 22 at 7 p.m. a slide lecture by biologist, author and photographer Larry Aumillar a world renowned authority on bears. Free. Details: 726-3493.

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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