For the issue of June 16, 1999 thru June 23,  1999  


Calendar for June 16, thru
June 23, 1999

Wednesday, June 16

Hemingway Book Club holds its final meeting today. Featured speaker Denny Petitclerc will lead a discussion regarding Hemingway’s Islands in the Stream. The meeting will be held at the Community Library. Call 788-4489 for details.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast pork with dressing, fried apples and rolls, creamed corn, angel food cake with pineapple topping. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Massage by appointment.

State High School Rodeo Championships continue today through Saturday, June 19 at Bannock County Fairgrounds in Pocatello. Carey and Wood River hands competing.

Customer Service Seminar "Attitudes in Quality Customer Service," with Dawnlee Blakeslee, in the Ketchum Town Square meeting room. Two classes: From 8:15 a.m. to 12 noon, and from 1:15-5 p.m. Open to all levels of employees. Space is limited. Cost $30 for members of the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber, and $40 for non-members. Details, Dani 725-2105.

Hemingway Book Club with scholar Joel Bate discusses Hemingway’s Islands in the Stream at the Community Library at 7 p.m. Free. Details: 788-5733.

Sun Valley Coed Soccer League games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., White (Wania) vs. Red (Fryberger). At 7 p.m., Lime (Moniz) vs. Pink (Johnson).

Recycling in a New Millennium at the Blaine County Courthouse from 7:30-9 p.m. from CSI. Free. Workshop covers a practical overview on recycling, waste diversion, resource recovery and other tools for sustainable living. Details: 788-2038.

Wood River American Legion Baseball opening-day action in the third annual Clay Knaup Memorial tournament at Shoshone.

Open Basketball pickup games for adults each Wednesday and Sunday at 6 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey.

Wood River BMX racing night at the track west of Hailey. Registration 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 726-8411.

Thursday, June 17

Annual Pioneer Montessori School Fundraiser this year it’s a garden art competition at Ketchum’s Michel’s Christiania with a great cast of local artists. Listen to the sounds of Pete DeLisser and his band while you browse. For more information, contact Kris Miller at 726-4516.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule biking class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Call 788-7080 and ask for Chad, Tosha or Jim. Age ranges are 9-15 depending on event. Free.

Wood River American Legion Baseball second-day action in the third annual Clay Knaup Memorial tournament at Shoshone.

Blaine County Recreation District Board of Directors holds a decision-making session on the proposed Community Recreation Center bond election proposed for Aug. 3. The session takes place during the regular board meeting at 5 p.m. upstairs in old Blaine County Courthouse, Hailey. The public is encouraged to attend.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule hiking out Trail Creek from noon to 5 p.m. Call 788-7080.

Wood River Optimist Club Football Registration for youngsters ages 9, 10 and 11 will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at Wood River Middle School, Hailey. For details, contact 11-year-old head coach Ken Uhrig 788-4615, 10-year-old coach Ken Ward 788-6268 or 9-year-old coach Don Castle 788-1136.

Lefty’s F.C. Men’s Soccer Practice at 6 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. 726-2554 for details.

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

Bike Tuning Seminar from 7-9 p.m. at Ski Tek in Ketchum. Also Tuesday nights. Call John at 726-7503.

SV Men’s Adult Baseball League Schoffel Alley Cats vs. Lefty’s River Dogs at 5:30 p.m. at Founders Field in Hailey.

Friday, June 18

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

15th annual Windermere Real Estate Community Service Day the Sun Valley office of the regional real estate firm will send employees to Hailey’s Hop Porter Park, where they will clean up, paint and repair playground equipment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BSU Alumni Golf Tournament and Barbecue annual fund-raising event for Boise State University’s scholarship fund, 1 p.m. shotgun start at Clear Lakes Country Club in Buhl. 208-426-1959.

Wood River American Legion Baseball third-day action in the third annual Clay Knaup Memorial tournament at Shoshone.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast turkey with mashed potato and gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, green salad, hot rolls and banana birthday cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. 5:30 p.m. community potluck barbecue, 7:15 p.m. relay with the cancer survivor lap. Closing ceremonies 6/20 at WRHS track. Details: 788-3827.

Sun Valley Coed Soccer League games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., Cobalt (Feldman) vs. Yellow (Kearns). At 7 p.m., Blue (Allsop) vs. Green (Bulcher).

Saturday, June 19

Wood River American Legion Baseball final-day action in the third annual Clay Knaup Memorial tournament at Shoshone.

Rugby Club Benefit Sale a summer outdoor equipment sale to raise money for the Bald Mountain Rugby Football Club will be held at 10 a.m. at 370 Washington Ave. in Ketchum across from Johnny G’s. You can donate your extra and unwanted summer equipment by contacting any rugby player or bringing the items today. Or call Patrick 578-0944 or Bill Sprong 788-2271.

State Hershey Track and Field Meet today at Ravesten Stadium in Idaho Falls. Registration 8:30-9:30 a.m. The meet starts at 10 a.m. All 1st- and 2nd-place finishers, aged 9-14, from the Blaine County Track and Field meet May 8 are eligible to compete. Call 208-529-1480 for details.

Introduction to Fly Fishing early-season fly fishing class offered by Silver Creek Outfitters (726-5282) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, June 20. All equipment provided. Class size limited.

Suns Silver Reunion Golf Social the 18-hole scramble at Elkhorn Resort Golf Course gets underway at 12 noon with a keg party and registration. Shotgun start 1 p.m. and no-host cocktail social at 6 p.m. RSVP by June 12 to Tim Jeneson 726-9413 or Glenn Hunter 726-3529. Open to former and current Sun Valley Suns hockey players, as well as supporters and fans.

River Rescue Clinic with Greg Goodyear is this weekend, sponsored by Backwoods Mountain Sports, 726-8818.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule today, Carey trail ride from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Carey kids only). Call 788-7080.

Sun Valley Summer Ice Show at the Sun Valley Resort starting at dusk. Headliner is Olympic silver medalist Jozef Sabovcik. Also, professional world champions Anita Hartshorn & Frank Sweiding.

Magic Valley Speedway NASCAR racing at 7 p.m. at the track located near Twin Falls Airport, south of Twin Falls. Admission $9 adults, $4 kids. Call 208-734-3700 for details.

Sunday, June 20

Father’s Day is today.

Monday, June 21

Vacation Bible School at Calvary Bible north of Hailey at 8:45 a.m. for 4 years to 6th grade, and Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood in Ketchum at 9:30 a.m. for 4 yrs. through 5th grade. Skits, lively songs, Bible-learning activiites, crafts, games and snacks. Details: Calvary at 788-9174 or Bigwood at 726-5123.

Sun Valley Major League Baseball Camp today through Thursday, June 24, from 9-12 and 1-4 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule golf day in Twin Falls from 8 a.m. to 12 noon today. Call 788-7080 and ask for Chad, Tosha or Jim. Age ranges are 9-15 depending on event. Free.

Wood River American Legion Baseball home games against Burley at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

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

Tuesday, June 22

P.A.L. Summer Schedule rafting trip from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Call 788-7080 and ask for Chad, Tosha or Jim. Age ranges are 9-15 depending on event.

Bird Walks With Local Naturalists Meet at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Sessions run from 6:30-8 p.m. For all ages and abilities. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. Rain or shine. Details, 726-4333.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, stir-fry chicken with rice, sauteed zucchini, green salad and chocolate chip cookies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

"Focus on the Future" group discussion on the future of the Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, at 12:30 p.m. at the center in Hailey.

Wood River American Legion Baseball home games against Pocatello at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Bike Tuning Seminar from 7-9 p.m. at Ski Tek in Ketchum.

Wood River BMX practice night at the track west of Hailey. From 6-8 p.m.

Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training Program continues 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.

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


BCFC Running Club meets at Blaine County Fitness Center, 21 E. Maple in Hailey, at 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. All levels welcome. Absolutely free and no sign-up necessary. 788-2124. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Monday Night Fly Casting Clinics offered by Silver Creek Outfitters each Monday from 6-7 p.m., from June 21-Sept. 20, at the Bigwood Golf Course pond north of Ketchum. Free to the public. Park in the golf course parking lot. 726-5282.

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

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

Old City Hall Museum on Bellevue’s Main Street is now open for the season. Hours noon to 4 p.m. Details: 788-4311. Daily

Allotment Gardens If you enjoy fresh veggies and flowers, but don’t have a place to garden the Sawtooth Community Garden Project has 26 raised beds for rent at a nominal fee for the season. For more: 726-9358. Summer

Faulkner Planetarium Summer Shows at the Herrett Center on the CSI campus, Twin Falls. "Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast" at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., followed by "Cosmic Catastrophes" at 7 p.m. and "How to Build a Planet" at 8:15 p.m. Cost $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 kids. Saturdays.

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.

Men’s Bible Study from 7-8 a.m. at WILson Bates Appliances in Ketchum. Details: 788-2084. Thursdays

Hailey’s Farmer’s Market from 4-7 [.m. at Main Street and Croy through October 14. Contact: Mark Cook at 788-3917.

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. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays & 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

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

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.


Conscious Leadership seminar, June 23 with Jima Rice, Ph.D at the Kentwood Lodge in Ketchum from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For business and community leaders who wish to grow professionally, create an energized work environment and increase their organization’s productivity. $300. Details: 726-1848.

Hot Topics The Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum presents its monthy forum on "of the moment" environmental issues concerning our community. 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Diane Crist, MA, June 23, will speak at the Java Jung Series. The discussion will focus on Carl Jung’s concept of "Shadow", and how this concept is portrayed in modern cinema. The discussion begins at 6p.m. and will be held at Java on 4th in Ketchum.

Sun Valley Coed Soccer League, June 23 games at Atkinson Park, Ketchum. At 5:30 p.m., Pink (Johnson) vs. White (Wania). At 7 p.m., Yellow (Kearns) vs. Lime (Moniz).

"Hemingway in Idaho" Lecture and Exhibit, June 24 Hemingway’s 100th birthday celebration continues at the Community Library with a Hemingway photo exhibit and lecture by exhibit director Martin Peterson. Lecture begins at 7 p.m., and the exhibit continues through the month of July, free of charge.

Guide to Professional Money Management, June 24 workshop for select investors, with special guest speaker Charles Buckhannon, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Kentwood Lodge, Ketchum. Presented by A.G. Edwards, 726-6020.

Wood River BMX Race Clinic, June 24 featuring Schwinn’s pros Jerry Vanderpool and Ray Hudson, from 5-8 p.m. at the BMX track west of Hailey. Limited to 35 riders, $15 per person. Call 726-8411.

Idaho Regatta, June 24-27 at Burley Riverfront Park and Burley Golf Course Marina on the Snake River. Tickets $12 adults, $7 kids.

Sun Valley Major League Softball Camp, June 25 from 1-5 p.m. at Founders Field, Hailey.

Mackay Rodeo, June 25-27 rodeo performances 7 p.m. June 25, plus 2 p.m. June 26 and 27 at Mackay, Idaho. Melinda Markin of Hailey is the 1999 Mackay Rodeo Junior Queen.

5th Annual Smiley Creek Folk Music and Arts and Crafts Festival, June 26, music begins at 1 p.m. This year’s featured bands include Headwaters, Strings Attached, Big Wood Revival and The 812 Band. Admission is $4.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Call 208-774-3547 for details.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts Event: Making Paper from the Ground up with Tom Bennick, June 26-27, Join Tom Bennick for a weekend paper-making workshop, classes will meet from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the Sawtooth Community Gardens Classroom, registration deadline is June 18, $90.00 members/ 110.00 non-members, 726-9491.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts Event: Carbon Print Photography with Gary Pedersen, June28-July2, Gary Pedersen of Utah State University will lead a "Carbon Print Photography" workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers at the Community School, 9a.m.-5p.m., Monday-Friday, registration deadline:June 18, $350 members/ $370 non-members.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts Event: Watercolor Painting with Sheila Gardner, June 28-July 2, Nationally renowned artist Sheila Gardner will lead a workshop in landscape painting from 10a.m.-5p.m. on Mon.-Fri. Registration deadline is June 18, $280 members/ $300 non-members.

Galena Grinder, July 3 the Wild Rockies Unplugged Series comes to Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum, where mountain bikers will tackle the classic 8-mile loop. Experts 3 laps, Sport 2 laps, Beginners 1 lap. Registration starts 8 a.m. (no NORBA license is required this year). Entry fee $15 per person, except pros are $20. Racing at 11 a.m. You can pre-ride the course the day before.


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