For the issue of June 30, 1999 thru July 6,  1999  


Calendar for June 30, thru
July 6, 1999

Wednesday, June 30

Crisis Hotline Fireworks Sale across from Giacobbi Square in Ketchum. Opens at 11 a.m. through July 4. 726-3597.

Rodeo Tickets on Sale for Hailey’s Days of the Old West rodeo July 2-4, sponsored by the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club. Pre-sale tickets at Silverado in Ketchum and Lonesome Cowboy, Hailey. Cost $8 grandstand, $6 adult general, $4 kids general. Friday night is "Family Night," with kids under 12 free.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, baker and salad bar with broccoli, cheese, fresh fruit bowl, Texas cheese toast and lemon bars. Dear Donna class at 10:30 a.m. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

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

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, July 1

P.A.L. Summer Schedule Magic Reservoir trip from 10-2 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 league games at Kimberly, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Swamp Creatures and Desert Wetlands-Twin Falls classes sponsored by Sawtooth Science Institute, today and Friday, July 2. Details:788-9686.

Farmer’s Market: Red, White & Blue Day late night shopping until 8 p.m. in Hailey and live entertainment.

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.

Friday, July 2

"Wagon Days" Poster To Be Presented by the artist at Ketchum City Hall at 4 p.m.

"The Tail of Two Tailors" an original production for children at the Ketchum Community Library begins at 2 p.m.

Hailey’s Antique Market Display at Roberta McKercher Park on Highway 75 and at the Hailey Armory; 9-6 on Friday and Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday.

Blue Haven Antique Fair at Blue Haven Antiques. From 9-6 today through Sunday, July 4.

Days of the Old West Rodeo presented by the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club, nightly performances at the Hailey Rodeo Grounds at 7 p.m. tonight through Sunday, July 4

Ketchum Indoor Antique Show at nexStage Theater in Ketchum from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Saturday. 12-5 p.m. on Sunday.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, fish with tartar sauce, vegetable pasta salad, cole slaw, wheat rolls and fresh fruit. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule Craters of the Moon trip from 8-6. Call 788-7080 and ask for Chad, Tosha or Jim. Age ranges are 9-15 depending on event. Free.

Antique Peddlers Fair at Warm Springs Village 9-6 today and Saturday. 9-5 on Sunday.

Ridley Pearson Opens National Book Tour nationally renowned novelist and Ketchum resident Pearson will read from his new thriller "First Victim" at the Community Library in Ketchum, begins at 6 p.m.

Artist Donna Howell-Sickles opening reception with the artist at the Kneeland Gallery in Sun Valley from 5-8 p.m. Details: 726-5512.

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

Saturday, July 3

Scouts Flapjack Breakfast part of Hailey’s Days of the Old West celebration, at the Upper Big Wood River Grange Hall from 7-11 a.m.

Galena Grinder mountain bike racing at Galena Lodge 23 miles north of Ketchum, 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.

"Coffee, Tea, East, West" still-life paintings by artist Kitrina Marcroft at Two Fishes Gallery from 6-9 p.m. Details: 788-3281 or 726-3834.

Independence Day Street Dance part of Hailey’s Days of the Old West celebration, on Croy St. in Hailey from 8 p.m.-Midnight.

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.

Sun Valley Summer Ice Show at the Sun Valley Resort starting at dusk with Oksana Baiul tonight and July 4th.

Sunday, July 4

Annual "Shoot Out" at 12:30 p.m. on Main Street in Hailey.

Days of the Old West "Mile Long Parade" on Main St. in Hailey at 1 p.m.

Hailey’s Button Barbecue at Hop Porter Park in Hailey at 1 p.m. Fee: $10 adults, $5 children.

Ezra Pound Association’s Ice Cream Social at the Ezra Pound House on 2nd Ave. South in Hailey at 2 p.m.

Monday, July 5

Developing a Visual Vocabulary today through Friday, July 9 with Anne Steins at Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities in Ketchum. Drawing exercises and discussion, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Details: 726-9491.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule golf in Fairfield from 8 a.m. to noon. Call 788-7080.

Tuesday, July 6

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, chef salad with ham, deviled eggs, pineapple, hot rolls, custard and caramel sauce. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

P.A.L. Summer Schedule Bruneau Sand Dunes overnight today and Wednesday, June 30. Call 788-7080.

Jewelry Making for Beginners with Alain Voitchovsky in Hailey. Class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m. through August 12. Limited space. Fee. Details: 726-9491.

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

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


Wood River Christian School is taking applications for summer school. Grades K-12. Classes offered: reading, spelling, writing, grammar, algebra & geometry. Details: 788-9807 or788-3448.

Bird Walks at the ERC from 6:30-8 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Fee: $5 members/ $8 non-members. Tuesday Evenings in July and August.

Galena Lodge Wildflower Walks starting from the Galena Lodge. Identify as many as 50 wildflowers. 6 p.m. Reservations: 726-4010. Thursdays beginning July 1.

BCFC Running Club meets at Blaine County Fitness Center, 21 E. Maple in Hailey, at 6 p.m. All levels welcome. Free. 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

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.

Open Mic Night at the Roosevelt on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Details: 726-8383.

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 Details: 788-2036.

Summer Reading at the Hailey Public Library from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Through July 29. Thursdays.

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 p.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.

"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.

Jimmie Limes All-Cities Band Rehearsal at the American Legion Hall in Ketchum. All interested persons welcome. Details: 726-3810. 7 p.m. Mondays.

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.

Youth Discovery Days at the ERC in Ketchum. Two classes offered: "A World in our Hands" & "Get the Connections". Fee. Details: 726-4333. Wednesdays in July.

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.


Annual Airline Meeting at the Sun Valley Lodge Dining Room beginning at noon. SkyWest Airlines will discuss last season and plans for next year. Reservations required. Details: 725-2101. Wednesday


Summer Stage Musical Theater, July 7-23 with Mary Poppen & Nancy Harakay. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Details: 788-5977.

"How I Learned To Drive", July 8-18 presented by Company of Fools at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. 8 p.m. Tickets on sale June 28 at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum.Details: 788-6520.

Disappearing Amphibians and Sawtooth Wetlands-Sun Valley, July 8-9 Sponsered by Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

Glazing On Porcelain July 9-11 with Michael Corney at Boulder Mountain Clayworks in Sun Valley. Fee. Details: 726-4484.

Photographs of "Cuba" by Concha Navarro, July 9 in the ERC gallery room from 6-8 p.m.

Fluid Abstraction: Paintings By Ken Kelly and Paula Overbay, July 9 at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts from 5-9 p.m.

Sun Valley Gallery Association Walk, July 9 from 5-9 p.m.

Anne Siems exhibit at Anne Reed Gallery in Ketchum. Siems will be present on July 9th from 5-9 p.m. Details: 726-3036.

4th Annual Benefit Garden Tour, July 10 self-guided tour through four gardens in Wood River Valley. Fee: $25 or $40 for couples. Details: 726-9358.

Gooding Airport Open House, July 10 from 7 a.m.-Noon. Planes on display and aerobatic show. Details: 934-5934.

Birds of the White Clouds, July 12-16 with Ornithologist Larry Barnes. Held by the Sawtooth Wildlife Council and Venture Outdoors. Details and reservations: 788-5049.

"This Day and Age", July 15-17 & 21-24 presented by the New Theater Co. Place: TBA. Details:726-2271.

Trailside Wildflowers-Sun Valley, July 16-17 Sponsered by Sawtooth Science Institute. Details:788-9686.

23rd Annual Sawtooth Mountain Mamas Arts & Crafts Fair, July 17-18 near the junction of Scenic Byways 21 and 75. "KQFC Music Machine" will provide the music. Details: 774-3613.

Adult Tennis Clinic at the Della View Courts in Hailey on July 17,24 and 31. Fee: $20. Details:788-2144.

The Sawtooth Wolverine, July 18-23 with predator biologist Jeff Copeland. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

Idaho Predators-Stanley, July 20-21 Sponsered by the Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

"Hemingway: An American Icon" July 21 Keynote lecture by Michael Reynolds at the Community School at 7p.m. Free.

"Happy Birthday Ernest Hemingway" celebration and book-sining by Michael Reynolds at Community School following lecture on July 21. 8:30 p.m.

An Outdoor Study of Western Natural Resource Policy- Sun Valley, July 22-23 Sponsered by the Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

"World War 1: Politics, Society and Disillusionment" July 22 lecture by Dr. Kathryn Aiken at the Ketchum Community Library at 7 p.m.

Sun Valley Wine Auction, July 22-25 presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

"Hemingway’s Paris: The 1920’s Musical Milieu" July 23 lecture by B.S.U. Music Professor Jeanne Belfy at Ketchum Community Library at 7 p.m.

"The Ezra Pound/ Ernest Hemingway Friendship" July 24 lecture by Louisiana State University English Professor J. Gerald Kennedy at Hailey Public Library. 5:30 p.m.

The Magic of Jay Owenhouse, July 24 in the Wood River High School Gym at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Ticket Information: 1-800-779-8600.

Spud Art!, July 24-25 in Twin Falls. Mashed potato sculpture and raw potato carving. Details: 734-2787.

Preview of Papa, July 25 Play depicting the life of Hemingway presented by the New Theater Co. Place: TBA. Details: 726-2271.

Wildflowers of the Whiteclouds or Sawtooths, July 25-29 with plant ecologist Michael Mancuso. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

"The Last Flapper" July 25 a one-woman play about Ella Fitzgerald at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Presented by "A Company of Fools" at 8 p.m.

"Masculine Imagery in the Visual Arts of the Early 20th Century" July 26 lecture by Garth Claassen at Community School Auditorium. 7 p.m.

Ice Ages In Central Idaho-Sun Valley, July 27-28 Sponsered by the Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

Hot Topics, July 28 at the ERC from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Topic: TBA.

Butterflies And Bugs With Ann Christensen, July 28 meet at the ERC. For all ages. Fee: $5 members/ $8 non-members. 6:30-8 p.m.

Salmon Recovery: A Geological Perspective- Sun Valley, July 29-30 Sponsered by Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

Nature Photography Workshop, August 1-4 with nature photographer Todd Kaplan. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

Photographs of "Cuba" by Concha Navarro, August 6 at the ERC gallery from 6-8 p.m.

Farm Day, August 7 at the ERC. Opportunity to learn about farming in Idaho. Begins at 10 a.m.

Central Idaho’s Gray Wolves, August 8-12 with Wolf Biologist Curt Mack. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

Mining In Central Idaho-Sun Valley, August 10-13 Sponsered by Sawtooth Science Institute. Details: 788-9686.

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, August 12-21 at the Liberty Theater in Hailey. Details: 788-6520.

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival, August 13-15 outdoor festival with cash prize to Best of Show. Details: 726-9491.

Mountain Goats of the Whiteclouds, August 14-18 with Cathy Baer of the Sawtooth Wildlife Council. Backcountry study program. Details: 788-5049.

Hot Topics, August 25 monthly forum at the ERC from 12:15-1:15. Topic:TBA.

Sun Valley Gallery Association Walk, September 3 from 5-9 p.m.

Ketchum Wagon Days, September 3-6 Old West entertainment and family events. Details: 726-3423.

Riverdance The Show, September 14-19 at the Morrison Center in Boise. Details: (888)-255-2200.

7th Annual Thousand Springs Festival, September 25-26 at the Nature Conservancy in Hagerman Valley from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Juried art show. Details: 536-6797.

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree, October 13-17 Ragtime, jazz and swing in the Wood River Valley. Details: 726-3423.


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