For the issue of May 5, 1999 thru May 11,  1999  


Calendar for May 5, thru
May 11, 1999

Wednesday, May 5

CSI Registration for Summer Classes is going on now at the CSI office in hailey. Details: 788-2033/2038.

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

Wood River Tennis hosts Twin Falls Bruins jayvee. Ironwood Tennis Club in Hailey at 4 p.m.

Coed Soccer Meeting for anyone interested in helping organize the Coed Soccer League. 6 p.m. at The Ore House.

Final Organizational Meeting for the Ketchum Softball League. 6 p.m. at the Atkinson Park rec center. Final payment is due for each team.

Jayvee Baseball with Wood River home to Minico. Founder’s Field in Hailey. 3:30 p.m.

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.

Thursday, May 6

Hemingway School art & Literature Fair from 4-6 p.m.. Every Hemingway student will have a sample of their art or a published story on display. Details: 726-3348.

Wendy Jaquet gives her third annual summary of this year’s legislative session and how bills passed impact Blaine County residents at a free brown bag lunch at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Details: 788-5733.

"Starting Your Own Business" free from Head Start from 7-9 p.m. with Brian Matsumoka from CSI. Limited child care available. Details: 788-0082.

"Li’l Abner" performed by the Community School’s Middle Masque at the Community School Theatre at 5 p.m. Tickets, available at Chapter One are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $25 for families up to five people.

Wood River Track Team participates in SCIC Meet at ISDB of Gooding. League competition will be provided by Buhl, Wendell, Filer, Kimberly and Gooding. 3:30 p.m.

Northside Conference Track Championships at Carey School. 2 p.m.

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

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

Natural Lawn Care Class with Earl Jones at the Sawtooth Community Garden Center at 7 p.m..Learn ways to care for your lawn with minimum chemical input. Details: 726-9358.

Friday, May 7

National Day of Prayer for Blaine County 12:15 p.m. at the old court house in hailey. Details: Colleen Brown at 788-9626.

"Kids Art Saturdays"this month at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts from 10 a.m. - noon. Today class is with local quilter Sarah Bush. Details: 726-9491.

"Li’l Abner" performed by the Community School’s Middle Masque at the Community School Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets, available at Chapter One are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $25 for families up to five people.

"Tranceformations" at the nexStage Theate in Ketchum at 8 p.m. with DJs all night, all ages. Tickets at $9 available at Big Bad Bills in Hailey or for $11 at the door. For more information, contact Chris Petersen at 726-8553.

"Psychopathia Sexualis" 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.

A-2 Fourth District Softball Tournament South Central Idaho Conference action takes place at Filer. #3 plays #4 at 4 p.m. The matchup between #1 and #5 follows.

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

Prep Tennis Teams from Wood River and The Community School play in the Capital Invitational in Boise Friday and Saturday.

Hemingway Elementary School Registration 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.

Danielle Kennedy & JoEllen Collins 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.

"Healing Global Wounds" at the Nevada Test Site. Mother’s Day brunch and rally Dessert camping. Through May 10. Details: M.A. Wuebker at 788-5847.

Saturday, May 8

Blaine County Clean-up starts today. The Ohio Gulch and Carey solid waste transfer stations will be accepting several waste items free of charge if they are sorted and delivered to the stations. Details: 788-2351.

"Assignment Earth" a benefit for the families of Kosovo by the Sun Valley Children’s Choir at 10 a.m. at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Donations; clean, wearable clothing or money. Details: Mary Poppen at 622-3960, ext. 155.

"Li’l Abner" performed by the Community School’s Middle Masque at the Community School Theatre at 2 p.m. Tickets, available at Chapter One are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $25 for families up to five people.

"Cinderella" with the Missoula Children’s Theatre and Blaine County school kids at 3 and 7 p.m. at the Wood River High School auditorium. Donations: $3 adults, $1 children. Details: Kristy Turco at 788-3091.

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

Parent Support Meeting from 9:15 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Join other parents in recovery and their friends and get new options for parenting challenges. Facilitated by Ruthann Saphier, MA and Colette Nickolson. At the Sun Club in Ketchum. Details: 726-7710.

Blaine County Hershey Track Meet for all girls and boys ages 8-14. The event will be held at Carey High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A-2 Fourth District Softball Tournament continues at Filer with games at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Capital Invitational Tennis Tournament Teams from Wood River and The Community School will participate in the Boise tournament.

Wood River Baseball Wood River travels to Burley for a non-conference double-header. 11 a.m.

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

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

Sunday, May 9

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

West Magic Lake Mother’s Day Breakfast from 10 a.m. until noon on the deck at the club. Open to the public and hosted by Fathers. $5. Details: (208) 487-1202.

Monday, May 10

Small limbs, compost material and leaves pick-up by the city through the 14. 10th: Woodside, Northridge, Deerfield, Curtis sub, Empty Saddle; 11th & 12th Old Town Hailey; 13th & 14th North Star, Hailey Townhomes, China Garden, Robin H ood, Della View. Details: 788-2351

Jim Jarrett presents a free seminar on the Meisner (acting) Technique at 7 p.m. at the Sacred Cow yoga studio in Ketchum. Details: 725-5241.

Women’s Soccer Laurent Perrier women’s team begins practice for the upcoming summer season. 6 p.m. at the South Valley Sports Complex soccer field in Hailey. All abilities are welcome.

SCIC District Softball at Filer with games at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 11

Children First parent advocacy group hosts guest speaker Blake Walsh from the school district at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey at 7 p.m. Details: Reggie Swindle at 788-3034 or Gwen Smith at 726-8016.

"Kids are Worth It" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary for parents of school age children K through 5th grade. Focus; dealing with angry children. $10 per person. Details: Women’s Resource Center at 788-5733.

Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training Program begins today and goes to June 3 from 6:30-9 p.m. at a Ketchum location. Free training is open to anyone interested in serving the community as a hotline volunteer. Details: Beth Kelly at 726-3597.

"Hot Topics" with Scott Boettger on the SOS bond vote at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum at 6 p.m. Free. Details: 726-4333.

"Understanding Food Allergies" a free brown bag lunch from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum with Natalie Reitmann WRMS Dietitian. Repeated Thursday at the Women’s Resource Center. Details: 788-5733.

Wood River Christian School Open House from 6-8 p.m. at 217 N. River Street in Hailey. Details: 788-9807.

Prep Tennis Wood River plays host to Jerome at the Ironwood Tennis Club in Hailey. 4 p.m.

SCIC District Softball at Filer championship game will be played at 5 p.m. If-necessary will follow imediately afterward.

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. Whiteclouds vs. Smokies. 7:45 p.m. Pioneers vs. Sawtooths. 9:15 p.m. Boulders vs. Bitterroots.


Blaine County Hearing Examiner meets upstairs at the old county courthouse in Hailey at 6:30 p.m. Public hearings: two conditional use permits for John & Judith Doyle seeking to construct a detached accessory dwelling in the 100 yr. Floodplain, consideration on floodplain condition use permit and various applications by Cindy & Ropbert Kesting for property in the Willowood subdivision. Thursday

West Magic Lake Recration Club meets at the club at 12:30 p.m. Details: (208) 487-1202. Sunday

Ketchum Planning & Zoning will hold its first public hearing on the Wireless Communication Facilities Ordinance at 5:30 p.m. at Ketchum City Hall. Copies of the draft will be available at the P & Z office on Thursday.Also on the agenda is a public hearing on the Zoning Ordinance #208, Subdivision Ordinance #316, and Comprehensive Plan Ordinance #372, a hearing on a conditional use permit for an 800 sq. ft. residential unit and bulk fuel sales in the Northgate subdivision. Monday

Idaho Public Transportation Advisory Council meets at the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce meeting room from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. to raise awareness about public transportation. Public invited to comment. 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

Family History Library Genealogical research facilities, including an 80-disk CD-ROM collection of family genealogical data, located at 711 S. River Street in Hailey are open to the public. Details: 788-9810.

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 at Java 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.

Children First parent advocacy group for children with special needs. Details: Reggie Swindle at 788-3034 or Gwen Smith at 726-8016. Every second Tuesday.

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.


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

Scott Boettger at Java Jung, May 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Java on Fourth in Ketchum. Boettger will talk about the up-coming SOS bond vote. Details: 788-3947.

Standard First Aid, May 12 & 13 Adult CPR and First Aid at 6:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Head Start office in Hailey. $37. Details (888) 367-6321.

Ketchum/Sun Valley Clean-Up Day, May 15 sign up at 10 a.m. Volunteer trash pick with free barbecue at nooon at Apple’s. Volunteers needed. Details: Environmental Resource Center at 726-4333

"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.

Clara Spiegel School of Ballet and Performing Arts benefit and performances May 19-22 Wednesday night is a benefit for the school and to help save the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Public performances are May 20-23. Ballet, jazz, hip hop, ethnic modern dance, acting, and fencing. Tickets, available at Chpater One are $15 for adults, $10 for children and $25 for patrons. For more information contact Linda Badell at 726-9161.

Successful Aging: Facing Change, Finding Meaning - a Conference for Baby Boomers and Their Parents, May 22 from 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m at the Wood River High School auditorium. Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center. $35/person if you register by 5/18. For registration and information, call 788-5733.

Papoose Club Plant Sale, May 22 at Webb Nursery in Ketchum from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.. 20 percent of sales goes to the club and the sale will be repeated June 5. Details: Maura Pfeiffer at 788-0165.

Super Sitter Class, May 22 hosted by Valley of Peace Lutheran Church in Hailey from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $10 includes lunch. 8 a.m. - noon conduct3ed by EMT and a certificate will be awarded from the American Heart Association. Class size limited to 10 girls and boys ages 10-15. To reserve space: 788-3613 or 788-3061.

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 Equustrian 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.

Sun Valley’s 2nd Annual Mountain Wellness Festival, May 28-31 in venues throughout the valley. This four-day event is dedicated to creating a special celebration and education of wellness approaches to living. Check special section for listing of events. Details: Carol Waller at 725-2111.


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