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For the week of Dec. 29, 1999 through Jan. 4, 2000

Calendar for Dec. 29, 1999
thru
Jan. 4, 2000


Wednesday, Dec. 29

Holiday Break Field Trip offered by the Blaine County Recreation District today, ice skating at Sun Valley. For 1st-6th graders. Call 788-2117 for details.

"The Thousandth Night" Company of Fools production of Carol Wolf’s award-winning play, to be staged at 8 p.m. Dec. 29-30 at The Liberty Theater, Hailey. Starring Ron Campbell. Group rates $12 per person (for six or more). Regular admission price is $15. Call 788-6250.

Art Gallery Walk from 6-9 p.m. at Ketchum art galleries.

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

"Forever Plaid" special holiday show, finger-snapping, toe-tapping fun for the whole family, 8:30 p.m. in The Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village. Tickets $18 adult, $12 children 12 & under. 622-2135.

Thursday, Dec. 30

Winter Tracking Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn how to track wildlife. Bring snowshoes and water to the Environmental Resource Center at 411 E. 6th St. in Ketchum. Details: 726-4333.

Taize candlelight service series at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday through Jan. 20 at Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Free. Details: 726-5349.

Film seminar with film critic David Meyer at Iconoclast Books in Ketchum at 7 p.m. "The First 10 Foreign Films to See: A Prospective Cinephile’s Primer" is the title of the seminar. Free.

"The Thousandth Night" Company of Fools production of Carol Wolf’s award-winning play, final performance 8 p.m. at The Liberty Theater, Hailey. Regular admission price is $15. Call 788-6250.

"Forever Plaid" special holiday show, finger-snapping, toe-tapping fun for the whole family, 8:30 p.m. in The Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village. Tickets $18 adult, $12 children 12 & under. 622-2135.

Friday, Dec. 31

Sun Valley Suns the Suns debut their 25th home season with the first of a two-game Millennium weekend series against the Jackson Hole Moose, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s game time is 6 p.m. because it’s New Year’s Eve. Admission $5.

Studio 5B Open House from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The "Millennium Angel" will dust everyone with Urban Decay’s FX powder. Studio 5B is across from Moss Garden Center in Ketchum.

Millennium Masses at 5:30 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Hailey, and 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley.

Teen Blast Ministries will be doing its annual "Lock-In" from 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31 through 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 1. Theme is "The Medieval Kingdom," with a contest, prizes, games, food and lots of fun. For 7-12 graders. Call Calvary Bible Church at 788-9174 for details.

New Year’s Eve Contra Dancing at the Grange Hall in Hailey at 8 p.m. $5 admission. Details: 788-2836.

"Watch Night" Service at 9:30 p.m. at Wood River Assembly of God, 511 North Main, Hailey.

The Spiegel School Friday Film Series features three films, including "Pinocchio" at 6 p.m., "Fairytale—A True Story" at 8 p.m. and "Ace Ventura Pet Detective" at 9:45 p.m. By reservation only. Call 726-2985.

Sun Valley’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks one of Idaho’s largest display of Millennium fireworks, a 23-minute show, is due to begin at 8 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to park in the Sun Valley Horseman’s Center. A two-minute follow-up display of fireworks at 12 midnight.

Saturday, Jan. 1

New Year’s Day 2000 is here!

New Year’s Day Vigil Mass at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley.

Sun Valley Suns second of a two-game Millennium weekend series against the Jackson Hole Moose, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $5.

Sunday, Jan. 2

Holiday Relays cross-country ski races presented by the Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski team at the Lake Creek trail system north of Ketchum. Registration 9-10:30 a.m., racing 11 a.m. Course distances are 3x1k, 3x3k and 3x5k. Entry fee $15 per team.

Picabo Christmas Bird Count with birders Larry Barnes and Brian Sturges. If you would like to help count birds, call Barnes at 788-6345 or Sturges at 578-0219.

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

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

Monday, Jan. 3

Public School Classes Resume today for students in the Blaine County School District. Buses will be back on the roads. Drive carefully!

Indoor playground for children opens at the presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. The free playground is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Irvings/Four Seasons/Ellison Air vs. Emersoft.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

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.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal to be served. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Shoshone. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

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.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball Northside Conference games at Bliss. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ JV 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Java Knights Chess Club meets every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Java on Fourth in Ketchum.

Meetings

Ketchum City Council meets at Ketchum City Hall at 6 p.m. to consider an appeal of a prior Planning and Zoning Commission decision that denied approval of a Trail Creek development. Monday

Ongoing

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.)

Ski with a Forest Service Snow Ranger and learn about the history and future plans of the ski area. The one-hour class is free with a lift a ticket. Meet at the Ski School sign in front of Lookout Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

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

Weight watchers meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. New members welcome. 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.

Stanley Winter Recreation the 1999-2000 grooming schedule in the Stanley Valley includes: Monday—Stanley Lake; Tuesday—Kelly Creek Loop; Wednesday—Stanley to Bear Valley; Thursday—Bear Valley turnoff to Cub Creek and Lowman; Friday—Smiley Creek Trail and Redfish Lake. Groomed weekly are Park Creek and Alturas Lake trails. Details, (208) 774-3411.

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.

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.

Upcoming

Community School Classes Resume, Jan. 5 today at the Sun Valley independent school.

Bingo, Jan. 5 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, Jan. 5 noon meal to be served. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball, Jan. 5 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.

Youth Indoor Coed Soccer, Jan. 6 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.

WRHS Wrestling, Jan. 6 home SCIC dual meet against Wendell at 6 p.m. at the high school gym, Hailey.

WRMS Parent Organization, Jan. 6 the Wood River Middle School parent group meets 7 p.m. in the Hailey school’s library.

Dark Sky Ordinance Community Meeting in Hailey, Jan. 6, with Dr. Steven Pauley at the Hailey Public Library at 7 p.m.

Senior Hockey League, Jan. 6 game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Local Boys.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Jan. 7 noon meal to be served. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Supervised Youth Open Basketball, Jan. 7 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.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball, Jan. 7 Northside Conference games against Camas County at Fairfield. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., boys’ varsity 6 p.m., girls’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Wrestling, Jan. 7 the Wolverine matmen wrestle at the Buhl Invitational meet today at 3:15 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball, Jan. 7 home Northside Conference games against Richfield at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Chicken Soup for the Soul creator Mark Victor Hanson talk, Jan. 7, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. Presented by Company of Fools, Hanson’s appearance is a benefit for Fools arts-in-education programming.

Senior Hockey League, Jan. 7 game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:10 p.m., Deja Vu/Sentinel Security vs. Lefty’s/Casino.

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

WRHS Boys Basketball, Jan. 8 SCIC league games at Gooding. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball, Jan. 8 Northside Conference JV games against ISDB at Gooding. Girls’ 6 p.m., boys’ game 7:30 p.m.

1999-2000 Sun Valley Telemark Series, Jan. 9 first of six races, The Ski/Names & Numbers dual slalom on Baldy. Registration 9-10 a.m., racing at 10:30 a.m. Race entry $18, discounted ski lift tickets with bib. Party after. Details, Jano Wiedemann 788-3411 (day) or 622-8244 (evening).

Supervised Youth Open Basketball, Jan. 10 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, Jan. 10 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.

Senior Hockey League, Jan. 10 game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Deja Vu/Sentinel Security.

Community School Parents Association, Jan. 11 monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. at the Lane Ranch Clubhouse, Ketchum.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball, Jan. 11 Northside Conference games at Bliss. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ JV 6 p.m. boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

WRHS Boys Basketball, Jan. 11 home non-conference games against Valley of Hazelton at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball, Jan. 11 home Northside Conference games against Shoshone at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Senior Hockey League, Jan. 11 game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Lefty’s/Casino vs. Irvings/Four Seasons/Ellison Air.

Chamber Artist Series features pianist Steven Mayer, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center in Ketchum and at 9:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey. For information, call 726-9491.

Middle school panel discussion with expert James Beane, Jan. 19, at The Community School theatre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details: 7261231.

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