For the issue of April 28, 1999 thru May 4,  1999  


Calendar for April 28, thru
May 4, 1999

Wednesday, April 28

CSI Summer Registration is on for 31 continuing ed classes starting May 17 and academic course work June 7. Also classes for children and Kollege Kamp for Kids. Details: 788-2033.

Ketchum Wide Open annual indoor golf tournament sponsored by the Wood River Jaycees. Tee times begin at 2 p.m. The event will run until midnight. Free rides will be available for participants until 11 p.m.

Wood River Tennis against Declo. Ironwood Tennis Club in Hailey at 3:30 p.m.

SCIC Baseball with Wood River hosting Buhl. Varsity games (2) at Founder’s Field beginning at 3 p.m. The jayvee squad plays at Nelson Field at the same time.

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.

Open Hockey at Sun Valley features open ice for Mites and Squirts from 6:10-7:10 p.m., PeeWees, Bantams & Midgets from 7:20-8:20 p.m. Adult ‘A’ players skate from 8:30-10 p.m. Cost is $7 per player.

Sun Valley Brewery Men’s Basketball Tournament at Hailey Elementary. Tournament championship between Lefty’s and Sutton & Sons at 8 p.m. An "if-necessary" contest is scheduled for 9:15 p.m.

"The Relationship Between Depression and Nutrition" from 6-7:30 p.m. a lecture by Dr. Stephen Siele of the Avalon Holistic Health Center at Java on Fourth in Ketchum. Free. Details: 622-9400.

Sawtooth Back Country Horsemen Farewell Dinner for John Pieschel at the Red Elephant at 7 p.m. Purchase your own dinner.

Thursday, April 29

"The ABCs of Hepatitus" a brown bag lunch with Nancy Porterfield, RN at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. From 12:15-1:15 P.M. Details: 788-5733.

Best Vegetables Gardening Workshop at 7 p.m. at the Sawtooth Community arden Center with JoAnn Robbins of the University of Idaho Extension. Fee: $8. Details: 726-9358.

Wood River Track Team hosts the Wood River Invitational in Hailey at 3:45 p.m.

Northside Conference Track Meet at Carey. 2 p.m.

Community School Tennis against Gooding. 3:30 p.m. at Warm Springs Tennis Club.

Bald Mountain Rugby Club practices at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field. Newcomers are welcome.

Atkinson Park Field Scheduling Meeting for all interested user groups at 5:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Park Recration Center. All teams and/or leagues must have a representitive present to secure field space.

Spring League Hockey at Sun Valley features games between the Whiteclouds and Boulders at 6:15 p.m., Bitterroots and Pioneers at 7:45 p.m. and Sawtooths and Smokies at 9:15 p.m.

Business Fair 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.

Friday, April 30

Sun Valley Documentary Film Festival, 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." Some filmmakers in attendance for discussion after the screening. Through May 2. Details: 726-9491.

Celebrate Arbor Day by picking up a free blue spruce seedling at any U.S. Bank compliments of the Idaho Forest Products Commission. Details: (208) 334-3292.

Legistlative Breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Sawtooth Room in Sun Valley’s Elkhorn Resort with Wendy Jaquet, Tim Ridinger and Clint Stennet. Cost: $10 chamber members, $12 non-members. Advance reservations by April 28. Details: Mary at 725-2101.

"Hair" from the Wood River High School Players in the high school auditorium starting at 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 children. Details: 788-1881.

Wood River baseball squad travels to Sugar City for the 16-team Sugar-Salem Digger Tournament. The Wolverines play Teton at noon and Sugar-Salem at 4 p.m.

Fifth District Rodeo at Shoshone. First go-round begins at 7 p.m.

Prep Tennis between the Community School and Wood River. 3:30 p.m. at Ironwood Tennis Club in Hailey.

Renaissance Fair at CSI between the large grassy area between Taylor and Shields bldgs. Shakespearean dramas, ladies selling tarts, music, contests and crafts. 11:30 a.m. Friday through dusk on May 1. Free. Details: (208) 733-9554.

Saturday, May 1

"Hair" from the Wood River High School Players in the high school auditorium starting at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 children. Details: 788-1881.

"Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life" at 5 p.m. at the Community Library in Ketchum with author/director Michael Paxton. Free slide/lecture and book-signing. Details: 726-3493.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet & Benefit Auction at Cutters Arena starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Details: Ron Garrison at 726-7500.

Girls Softball Wood River hosts Buhl in SCIC doubleheader action at the South Valley Sports Complex at 11 a.m. Jayvee contests at Lions Park.

Wood River baseball team at Digger Tournament. Scheduled game against Bear Lake at 10 a.m at Sugar City.

Fifth District Rodeo at Shoshone. Participating teams include Carey and Wood River. 11 a.m. slack performance. 7 p.m. evening performance.

"The Art of Quilting" a class for kids 8 and up with local quilter Sarah Bush from 10-noon at the Sun Vlaley Center for the arts. Tuition: $16 members/$20 non-members. Details: 726-9491.

"Puttin’ on the Glitz" a revue on ice from the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club at the indoor ice arena in Sun Valley at 7 p.m. Free.

Sunday, May 2

Open Ice at Sun Valley for B League hockey players from 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $7.

"Class Action a performance by the teen acting workshop of St. Thomas’s Episcopal church spotlighting the talents of 16 valley teens. At 5:30 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Details: 726-9477.

Monday, May 3

Auditions for Missoula Cildrens’s Theatre at 3:45 .m. at Hailey Elementary. 50 roles for Blaine County students K-12th grade. Details: Kristy Turco at 788-3091.

Tuesday, May 4

Leslie Rego discussion of quilts at 6 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum. Free. Details: 726-9491.

"Fundamental Figures" a class from the Sun Valley Center for the Arts continuing through May 27 from 5-8:15 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays with local artists Sue Rother and Francis Livingston. Fee. Details: 726-9491.

"Kids Are Worth It" for parents of school age children, kindergarten through 5th grade. Focus: dealing with angry children. At Hemingway Elementary from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Details: 788-5733.

Representative Wendy Jaquet will give her third annual summary of this year’s legislative session and how bills passed impact the county. From 12:15-1:15 at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum and repeated Thursday at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey. Free. Details: 788-5733.

Wood River Softball team at Wendell Trojans. 3:30 p.m.

Wendell Trojans host the Wood River baseball team for a league doubleheader beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Prep Tennis between Wood River and the Community School. 3:30 p.m. at Warm Springs Tennis Club in Ketchum.

Bald Mountain Rugby Club practices at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field. Newcomers are welcome.

Spring League Hockey: 6:15 p.m. Sawtooths vs. Bitterroots. 7:45 p.m. Boulders vs. Smokies. 9:15 p.m. Pioneers vs. Whiteclouds.


Joint City-County Hospital Authority (dba Wood River Medical Center) meets at 3 p.m. in the Sun Valley Solarium of the Wood River Medical Center. Wednesday

WwRAP meets at 7:30 a.m. at the old county courthouse in Hailey to discuss the future. Wednesday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meet at the old county courthouse in Hailey at 1:30 p.m for a public hearing on the Syringa Ranch preliminary plat approval of a 143.7 acre subdivision two miles west of Gannell and one mile south of Base Line Rd. Monday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners, Board of Directors of Sun Valley Water and Sewer District, Sun Valley Mayor and city council and Ketchum Mayor and city council meet at Sun Valley City Hall to discuss the future of the St. Luke’s-McHanville area. Annexation requests and/or inquiries from various adjacent landowners for services from the Sun Valley Water and Sewer district will also be discussed. Tuesday

Stanley-Sawtooth/SNRA Collaborative Stewardship Group holds a public forum on the Endangered Species Act at the Stanley Community Bldg. from 1-4 p.m. Saturday


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 Open Hockey Open hockey at Sun Valley from noon to 1:30. Cost is $7 per player. Until May 18. Monday, Wednesday, Fridays.

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

Master Gardeners answer questions from 1-4 p.m. at the Blaine County Extension office at 117 No. River St. in Hailey. Plant or insect samples can be dropped off at the office 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and gardeners will respond by p h one. Through August 30. Details: 788-5585. 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

Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training Program from 6:30-9 p.m. Free of charge and open to anyone interested in serving the community. Learn listening skills as well as the dynamics of crises. Registration: 726-3597 May 11-June 3. Tuesday & Thursday

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.

Blaine County Head Start is currently taking applications for the 1999-2000 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 1999. Head Start is a family service program for low income families, with preschool for children and home visits that focus on growth and enrichment for the parents. No cost for eligible families. Details: 788-0082.


Coed Soccer Meeting, May 5 for anyone interested in helping organizer the Coed Soccer League. 6 p.m. at the Roosevelt Tavern.

Final organizational meeting, May 5 for the Ketchum Softball League. 6 p.m. at the Atkinson Park rec center. Final payment is due for each team.

Back School, May 5 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Spine Institute taught by physical therapists. $25 per class. To reserve space: 726-5860.

"Psychopathia Sexualis," May 7 a play reading at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum in conjunction with Interplanetary Theatre Group starring Scott Creighton,Claudia McCain, art (Bigwood) Bread, Chad Stewart and Cathy Reinheimer. Details: 726-9491.

Danielle Kennedy & JoEllen Collins, May 7 read selected poetry in celebration of Mother’s Day at 5p.m. at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum. Free. Tea and cookies served. Details: 726-5425.

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.

National Bird Migration Count, May 8 with Larry Barnes. A volunteer census of birds in Blaine County. Enthusiasm is necessary, expertise is not. Details: 788-6345.

"Shadow Cat: Encountering the American Mountain Lion," May 12 a slide/lecture with Susan Ewing and Elizabeth Grossman at the Community Library in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Details: 726-3493.

"The Ugly Duckling and Swan Lake, May 15 & 16 with 200 local Footlight Dance Centre dancers at the Wood River High auditorium. Performances: 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets: $5 adults, $4 for under 12 years and seniors. Directed by Hilarie Neely. Details: 726-3664.

Ron Wyatt lecture, May 23 Acknowledged by the Turish government as the man who found Noah’s ark, Wyall will speak at 7 p.m. at the Wood River High School auditorium. Free.

Pat Wyse Equestrian Clinic, May 26-30 at the Lucky 13 Ranch in Hailey. For all levels of Western riders, beginning through advanced. Details, John Uhrig (208) 886-2761 or Kris Nast 788-4382.


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