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For the week of Nov. 17, 1999 through Nov. 23, 1999

Calendar for Nov. 17,
thru
Nov. 23, 1999


Wednesday, Nov. 17

Olympic Committee Meeting to discuss how the Sun Valley area can promote and benefit from its close proximity to the Salt Lake City Winter Games in 2002. From 8-10 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square, organized by the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber.

Bingo each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, and then again at 12:30 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey. Cards are 50 cents, with half the proceeds to the winner and half to the center.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, German sausage with roll, sauerkraut, pasta salad, fruit jello and chocolate chip cookies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Hemingway Elementary School Book Fair runs through Friday in the school’s lobby beginning at 8 a.m. Sponsored by Chapter One and the Hemingway Parents’ Auxilliary.

"Pio Days" Celebration continues today and tomorrow. It’s the 21st annual price-slashing promotion (back to 1972 prices) at the Pioneer Saloon, Ketchum.

"Meaning and Music," a Java Jung forum featuring a live performance by guitarist David Santistevan at 6 p.m. at Java on Fourth. For details on this event or on the upcoming Jungian Men’s Group, call Scott Hyder at 726-6999.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Financial aid presentation for parents and students at the Wood River High School auditorium at 7 p.m.

Middle School Cross Country Ski Team meeting at the Wood River Middle School at 7 p.m. New kids are encouraged to join.

Tango Fundamentals Workshop with Vito from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Details: 788-5448.

Rehearsals for "The Promise" at the Presbyterian Church of the Bigwood in Ketchum at 7 p.m. All community singers welcome. Details: 622-4774.

Open Basketball each Wednesday through April 26 from 6-9 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. Fee $2 per session.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Bellevue Elementary School Book Fair, today and tomorrow, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. sponsored by Read All About It and the Bellevue PTO.

Great American Smokeout: How to Stop Smoking Wood River Medical Center brown bag lunch talk from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center, Ketchum. A review of options available to those who want to quit smoking. Bring a friend.

Community School Girls Basketball road game in Twin Falls against Magic Valley Christian Academy, 5 p.m.

Interested in becoming a Chamber Ambassador? Meet at the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce meeting room from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to find out more. Food, beer, wine, soda provided. Details: 725-2105.

Hailey Business After Hours Hailey Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at Christopher & Co. on Main St., Hailey.

Wood River Girls Soccer Banquet 6 p.m. at Bald Mountain Grill.

Youth Indoor Coed Soccer supervised Rec District activity from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free.

Carey School Girls Basketball non-conference games at Oakley starting with the junior varsity at 6 p.m.

Young Moms Get-together, an evening of talk, pizza or activities planned by the group. Meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Wood River Medical Center’s Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Facilitated by Denise deLisser. Free.

Family Story Hour at the Hailey Public Library at 7 p.m. in celebration of Family Read Week. Drawing for four plane tickets anywhere Southwest Airlines flies is included.

Last day of "Pio Days," the 21st annual price-slashing promotion (back to 1972 prices) at the Pioneer Saloon, Ketchum.

Friday, Nov. 19

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

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with mashed potatoes, spinach casserole, carrot-raisin salad and lemon poppy seed muffins with icing. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Wood River Medical Center operating room open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Details: 622-6760.

Friday Night Jazz at the Galleria in Ketchum featuring Jeff Rew and Co., 5 to 8 p.m.

Advanced Tango Workshop with Vito from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Athletic Club in Ketchum. Details: 788-5448.

WRHS Girls Basketball games at the two-day Bliss tournament start at 6 p.m.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym and Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Hailey Elementary School’s Holiday Festival from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Also on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Harvest Dinner-Dance presented by the Hailey Chamber of Commerce at the Valley Club at 6:30 p.m. Silent auction, no-host bar and mulit-course dinner included. Tickets are $50 per person. To make reservations or for more information, call 788-2700.

Saturday, Nov. 20

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

WRHS Girls Basketball games at the two-day Bliss tournament wrap up tonight, starting at 6 p.m.

20th Annual Ketchum/Sun Valley Firefighters Ball at the Limelight Room in Sun Valley Inn at 8 p.m. Live music and dancing with Amber Marie and Company. Tickets, at $12, are available at Chapter One or Ex Libris bookstores or at the door. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Sunday, Nov. 21

Open Basketball each Sunday from Oct. 3-April 23 from 6-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Fee $2 per session.

"B" Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 4 p.m., Coyotes vs. Red Wings. At 5:15 p.m., Rangers vs. Avalanche. At 6:30 p.m., Penguins vs. Bad Dogs. At 7:45 p.m., Panthers vs. Predators. At 9 p.m., Flyers vs. Hawks.

Monday, Nov. 22

"The Fine Art of Giving," the 3rd annual Women’s Resource Center’s exhibition and sale of fine art from prominent local artists at Ketchum’s Friesen Gallery. Details: 788-5733.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 2 to 7 p.m. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

Sports Development for 3-6 Year Olds new class for youngsters and their parents, each Monday through Dec. 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School multi-purpose room. To teach the fundamentals of throwing, catching and kicking. Cost $30 for the 6-week session.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball from 6-8 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School gym, Ketchum. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer beginners 6-7:30 p.m. and advanced players 7:30-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School gym. Cost $2. A Blaine County Recreation District program.

Childbirth Education for those delivering babies in January and early February 2000. The seven-week course starts continues through Dec. 20, from 7-9 p.m. at Wood River Medical Center’s Moritz Hospital solarium in Sun Valley. Cost $60. Call 622-6780 for details.

Fall Swimming Workouts for youth ages 9-and-older and 7-9 continue at Sun Valley Athletic Club (726-3664) in Ketchum. After-school workouts are held through Nov. 19, coached by Dick Pomeroy.

Tuesday, Nov. 23

CSI Fall Semester Classes continue in the Wood River Valley. Call 788-2033 or 788-2038 for the College of Southern Idaho, Blaine County Campus, program.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $10. Details: 788-3434.

Learn to Skate Basic Skills Classes the 25-minute classes for ages 4-and-up continue at Sun Valley Skating Center, through Dec. 14. Sponsored by the Sun Valley Figure Skating Club. Cost $60 per student, registration limited. 622-8020.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, pork stir-fry on rice, Asian cabbage salad, fruit and white chocolate cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Youth Indoor Coed Soccer supervised Rec District activity from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays at Hailey Elementary School gym. For boys and girls in grades 3-8. Free.

Rehearsals for Handel’s "Messiah" on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Snows church in Ketchum. The performances will be Dec. 17 and 19. Details: 622-5474.

Ongoing

Operation Wish Book is accepting donations of children’s books which will be distributed to young readers throughout the month of November. Drop-off is at the Hailey Public Library. Daily during Hailey Library hours.

Coats for Kids Drive Through February, donate coats for children at the drop-off at Ketchum Chiropractic on Saddle Road (Mon.-Fri. 9 to noon and 3-6 p.m.) or at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey (Tues.-Fri. 1:30-4:30 p.m.)

Wood River Bridge meets several times weekly at different locations. On Mondays at 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center, Hailey. On Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m. at The Harker Center, Elkhorn at Sun Valley. Team game at the Harker Center on the first Sunday each month at 12:45 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

Dance Lessons at the Hailey Grange at 7:15 p.m. followed by open dancing at 8 p.m. Details: 788-4235 Wednesdays

GED preparation classes from 5-7 p.m. at the CSI office in Hailey. Details: 788-2038. Tuesdays.

Cross-Country Ski Passes for the North Valley Trails Ski System are currently on sale at Galena Lodge, The Elephant’s Perch and Backwoods Mountain Sports in Ketchum, Sturtevants in Hailey and the SNRA headquarters north of Ketchum. Cost $65 one person, $115 couples, $125 families, $10 for dogs. Discounts for early purchases. Call 788-2117.

Blaine County Fitness Center weight loss and fitness program. Morning and evening sessions available. Details: 788-2124.

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. Noon-4 p.m. Details: 788-4311. 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. 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.

Hailey Public Library hours of operation are Mondays 10-6, Tuesdays 12-8, Wednesdays 10-6, Thursdays 12-8, Fridays and Saturdays 10-6 The Book Store is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 1-5, and Thursdays from 12-5. Details: 788-2036.

Parent Advocacy Group of the Wood River Valley meets at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey on the second Tuesday of every month. Details: 726-8016.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Hiking Group with Christian women’s group leaves from the Church of the Big Wood at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Also at 10:30 a.m. following the Church of the Big Wood worship service on Sundays.

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. Details: 788-3468.

Meetings

Sun Valley City Council meets at Sun Valley City Hall at 4 p.m. to hear a brief report on the Sunrise fire/explosion. Wednesday

Sawtooth NRA and Blaine County Recreation District hold an open house on the Harriman Trail at 7 p.m. at Old Ketchum City Hall. Wednesday

Blaine County Planning and Zoning Commission meets at the County Courthouse in Hailey at 6:30 p.m. to hear an application by the city of Carey to establish a zone of impact agreement with Blaine County. Thursday

Joint meeting of Ketchum City Council and Planning and Zonning Commission at Ketchum City Hall at 3 p.m. for a discussion on Highway 75 with transportation consultants. Friday

Ketchum City Council holds a special meeting at Ketchum City Hall at noon to discuss performance criteria and goals fo the 1999-200 fiscal year to measure the success of the visitor information and marketing efforts of the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce to attract visitors to the Sun Valley area. Monday

Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission meets in Ketchum City Hall at 5:30 p.m. to hear an application for a conditional use permit for a skier parking lot in Warm Springs. Monday

Blaine County Board of Commissioners meets at the County Couthouse in Hailey at 9 a.m. to discuss a building permit process by the Building Contractors Association. Monday

Hailey City Council meets in the Hailey Town Center at 6 p.m to hold a discussion and a first reading of the Service Commercial Industrial Zone text amendment. Monday

Upcoming

First Annual Christmas Craft Fair, Nov. 27-28, presented by "Lil Bit Country" at the Magic Grange on Highway 75 in Shoshone. Doors open at 9 a.m. Details: 208-886-7562.

Montreal Danse performance, Nov. 27-28 at the Community School Auditorium at 8 p.m.. The contemporary dance company is presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Tickets, at $18 for Center members or $20 for non-members, are available by calling 726-9491.

Western Issues Lecture Series: Family Stories, Dec. 2, by scholar Philip Deloria at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum. Details: 726-9491.

Environmental Resource Center’s Frank Church Lecture Series, Dec. 4 at Elkhorn Lodge from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture and panel discussion with keynote speaker Dr. Roderick Nash explores "Wilderness and the American Mind." Free. Details: 726-4333.

Papoose Club’s 9th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Bazaar, Dec. 4-5 at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Mental Health Screening, Dec. 6 the monthly screening and educational program offered by qualified mental health professionals. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Fee. Call 788-5733 for an appointment.

Sun Valley/Ketchum Business Showcase, Dec. 7 seventh annual Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce trade show, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Limelight Room of Sun Valley Inn. Food, refreshments and displays of new products and services. 725-2105.

2nd Annual Festival of Trees, Dec. 10-11 at the National Guard Armory in Hailey. Forest of decorated trees donated by the community will be auctioned off at the gala event on Sat. at 7 p.m. All funds raised benefit the Blaine County Senior Center. Tickets for the gala are $25. Details: 726-5730.

Ballet Idaho’s "The Nutcracker," Dec. 11-12 at Boise’s Velma Morrison Center. Showtimes are at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. both days. For ticket or other information, call 208-426-1110.


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