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For the week of Jan. 12 through Jan. 18, 2000

Calendar for Jan. 12 thru
Jan. 18, 2000


Wednesday, Jan. 12

Sun Valley Theme Week continues through Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Sun Valley resort. Theme Weeks occur throughout January and two weeks in March.

Downtown Improvements Task Force Meeting at 8:30 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

Parent Outdoor Day at The Community School in Sun Valley. To learn safe winter travel techniques. Avalanche video, then four hours in the field.

Olympic Committee Meeting at 12 noon at Ketchum Town Square. Details on how the community can become involved in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Call Emily 725-2102.

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, barbecued ribs with potato salad, apricots and chocolate chip cookies. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Board meeting 10 a.m.

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

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

Youth Basketball League Registration for all boys and girls in grades 1-6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School. You can also register at the Blaine County Recreation District office in Hailey.

"Classical Connections: Appropriation and Invention" with The Arden Trio, presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center, Ketchum. 726-9491.

Idaho State of the Budget Address Gov. Dirk Kempthorne outlines fiscal priorities for the start of the new century. To be televised at 10 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

Thursday, Jan. 13

Parent Drop-In Community School headmaster Dr. Jon Maksik opens his door at 10 a.m. for parents to discuss education in an informal setting.

Blaine County Recreation District Board of Directors Special Meeting at 3 p.m. at the Rec District office, 308 N. Main in Hailey. Board discussion of options to the Community Recreation Bond at 3:30 p.m.; public hearing on the Quigley Canyon Ranch agreement at 4:30 p.m.; and request for right-of-way exchange east of Picabo at 5:15 p.m.

Business After Hours Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at Sockeye Mall, 333 South Main, Ketchum. Hosted by Premier Resorts, Colliers International and Alpine Capital Mortgage.

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.

Java Jung Forum on "Dreams and the Life of the Soul" from 6 p.m. to 7:30 at Java on Fourth in Ketchum. The Dream Group facilated by Scott Hyder is forming now. Details: 726-6999.

"Conversations with Caravaggio" poetry reading by Burt Bradley and slide lecture by John Giarrizzo, at 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities in Ketchum. Free of charge.

Book Some Time With Dad. The Hailey Public Library presents story time with dads as guest storytellers. 7-8 p.m.

Carey, Community School Girls and Boys Basketball Northside Conference games between the Blaine County teams at Carey School gym. Boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m., boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 9:45 p.m., Emersoft vs. Local Boys.

Friday, Jan. 14

Allan Patterson Memorial Alpine Ski Race staged for the 19th time by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation in memory of the promising downhill specialist from Hailey who died in May 1977 at 20. Men’s and women’s super giant slalom training runs today on the Warm Springs side of Baldy.

Spiegal School Friday Film Series screens the Rocky Horror Picture Show at 7 p.m. for middle school students and 8:45 p.m. for high school and dress-up show. Admission $3 for kids and $4.50 for adults. Free popcorn. Details, 726-2985.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, sweet and sour pork with egg rolls, pears and cabbage salad, and chocolate sundaes. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Sun Valley Suns first of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Aspen (Colo.) Thrashmen, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

WRHS Winter Formal Dance from 8-11 p.m. at the high school, Hailey.

Boulder Mountain Clayworks will hold a reception for artist Josh De Weese from 5-7 p.m. at BMC in Ketchum. Free. De Weese will also conduct a three-day workshop, Jan. 14-16. 726-4484.

Saturday, Jan. 15

Allan Patterson Memorial Alpine Ski Race first day of Intermountain Cup super giant slalom racing on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Men’s and women’s SG first races. Sun Valley and Hailey ski team members competing.

Blaine County Elementary School "Learn to Ski" Program offered by Sun Valley Ski School Jan. 15-16, 23-23, 29-20 and Feb. 5. Space limited to 150 skiers and 100 snowboarders at each session—from 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Cost $100 includes lift ticket and lessons. For today’s first meeting, all students gather at Dollar Cabin a half hour before their class.

Hebrew Marathon at Church of the Bigwood to help learn Hebrew words. Conducted by the Wood River Jewish Community from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Call 726-1183 by Jan. 13 to reserve a space.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $16. Details: 788-3434.

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

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC league games against the Buhl Tribe at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sun Valley Suns second of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Aspen (Colo.) Thrashmen, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Performing Arts Series featuring pianist Steven Mayer Mayer gives three performances today in the Wood River Valley. As part of the Atkinsons’ Free Family Concerts, he performs at 9:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey and 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley. Mayer also performs at 8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows, but the tickets are $12 for Sun Valley Center members and $15 for non-members. For information, call 726-9491.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games at Glenns Ferry. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 16

Allan Patterson Memorial Alpine Ski Race second and final day of Intermountain Cup super giant slalom racing on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Men’s and women’s SG racing. Sun Valley and Hailey ski team members competing. Awards afterwards at Apple’s.

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

Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary. 11 a.m., Sutton vs. Anderson Asphalt. 12 p.m., Casino vs. Sawtooth Paint. 1 p.m., Jivaro vs. Valley Club. 2 p.m.,. Shorty’s vs. Wicked Spud. 3 p.m., Hackshop vs. S.V. Brewery. 4 p.m., Practical vs. Smokeys.

Caritas Chorale meets at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church to rehearse for the Hayden Lord Nelson mass.

Meditation Instruction Intensive at Bald Mountain Meditation Center. 3 p.m. Learn the "Sacred Art of Every Moment and the End of Suffering." Call 726-3770 to reserve a space. By donation.

Chamber Music with The Arden Trio at 7 p.m. at The Boiler Room in Sun Valley. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. 726-9491.

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

Monday, Jan. 17

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day is today. It’s also Benjamin Franklin’s birthday (1706).

No School today at The Community School in Sun Valley because of Martin Luther King Day. No classes today in the Blaine County School District because of staff development.

Professional Communication Day for Blaine County School District teachers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A day when teachers meet with their colleagues to share information. Discussion on curriculum, assessment testing and more.

Indoor playground for children 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 $16. Details: 788-3434.

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.

Strategic Town Hall Facility Meeting the Blaine County School District group meets at 7 p.m. at Carey School. Discussion involves population projections, community analysis and funding for financing school improvements and building projects.

"Forever Plaid" finger-snapping, toe-tapping fun for the whole family. The 1950s comedy song revue, in its second smasl season, features Paul Stoops, David Blampied, Wally Huffman and Gordon Flade is performed each Monday at 7:30 p.m. in The Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village. Tickets $18 adult, $12 children 12 & under. 622-2135. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

Musician Workshop with the Arden Trio at Music Out of the Box studio in Hailey. 6 p.m. Free to the public. Instruction on piano, violin and cello. Details, 788-6493.

Writer’s Roundtable at Java in Hailey. Discussion topic: Giving Birth to the Baby. 6 p.m. Details, 788-1967.

Senior Hockey League game at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Local Boys vs. Irvings/Four Seasons/Ellison Air. Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Lefty’s/Casino at 9:50 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

CSI 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, turkey tetrazinni with cranberry jello and roll, green bean casserole and carrot cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Brown Bag Lunch series at the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum. Today’s topic: Keys to Financial and Legal Security. Attorney Jan Wygle will speak from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free. The same program will be conducted Thursday at the Women’s Resource Center in Hailey.

After-school study place for children who need a quiet space or help with homework opens at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Details: 788-3547.

Artist Dale Chihuly presents "Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem 2000 at the Ketchum Community Library. 7 p.m.

Indoor playground for children at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. The free playground is open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Flu shots offered at the Hailey Medical Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary. Cost is $16. Details: 788-3434.

Chamber Music with The Arden Trio at 7 p.m. at Tracy Bay Music Studio at Venzon Jewelry, Hailey. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. 726-9491.

Entry Deadline for the Blaine County Scholarship Pageant to be held on Jan. 29 at Wood River High School. Women ages 17-24 are eligible. Call Jan at 788-4009 or 788-3489.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC league games against the Filer Wildcats at the high school gym, Hailey. Freshmen 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Strategic Town Hall Facility Meeting the Blaine County School District group meets at 7 p.m. at Wood River Middle School in Hailey. Discussion involves population projections, community analysis and funding for financing school improvements and building projects.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against Camas County of Fairfield 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.

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

John de Groot’s "Papa," a play about Ernest Hemingway, will be performed by New Theatre Company’s David Blampied at the Sun Valley Boiler Room at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, at $15, are available at the Sun Valley Sports Center. The show runs every Tuesday night through January.

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

Meetings

Blaine County Recreation District meets at 3 p.m. to discuss 1998-99 audit report, the community recreation bond and a request for a right of way exchange east of Picabo. A public hearing will be held on the Quigley Canyon Ranch agreement at 4:30 p.m. Thursday

Blaine County Planning and Zoning will hold a special meeting regarding the Bluegrouse Ridge Subdivsion Application. Public comment will be taken. 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Old County Courthouse.

Blaine County School District faculty members will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday.

Ketchum City Council will review proposed resolutions to Boradway Bridge, Chamber of Commerce quarterly report, and Warm Springs bike path consideration. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Hailey Planning and Zoning will review application for conditional use permit for Woodside Sewer Plant Expansion. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Bellevue Historical Society will meet to plan continual work on historic jail and cabin. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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 Advocates new location. Please call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. 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 the Advocates new location. Please call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. 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

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.

Chamber Music with The Arden Trio, Jan. 19 at 9 p.m. at The Roosevelt Tavern, Ketchum. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities. 726-9491.

Ph.D Alexandra Delis-Abrams presents "Discovering the Blueprint of Your Life Through Neuro-Physical Reprogramming." On Jan. 19 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn meeting room. $20 in advance. $25 at door. 726-9119.

Public hearing on the proposed nuclear waste facility at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. Hearing is from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Cavanaugh’s Best Western in Twin Falls. Call 726-7271 for details.

Sun Valley 2000 Town Series, Jan. 19 alpine ski racing series begins today at 11 a.m. on Baldy’s Hemingway ski run. All disciplines and abilities are invited, first-come, first-served. Four-person teams, fee $340 per team for the winter season. Call 622-6356.

Albertson College Open House, Jan. 19 for prospective students at 6:45 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium on the campus in Caldwell. Any junior high or high school students interested in attending the four-year liberal arts college should attend. Free. Refreshments. 1-800-224-3246.

"Nutrition on a Budget" workshop by Head Start. Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at Head Start in Hailey. 788-0082 to arrange child care.

WRHS Parent Organization Meeting, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. at the high school in Hailey. Special topic is a guided tour of the guidance department. A special version of the meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. in Spanish for parents whose English is limited.

Business After Hours at AmeriPride in Hailey. 5-7 p.m. on Jan. 20.

Wildlife Tracking with the Environmental Resource Center, Jan. 20. A workshop with Cathy Baer and Ann Christensen. Meet at the ERC at 10 a.m. $10 for members. $20 for non-members. To reserve a space, 726-4333.

"The Woolgatherer", Jan. 21-22 presented by Company of Fools and the College of Southern Idaho Foundation, to be staged at The Mint in Hailey. The romantic drama by William Mastrosimone is directed by CSI’s Tony Mannen. Tickets $10 general admission, $5 students.

Local Adult Ski Program, Jan. 22 offered by the Sun Valley Ski School on three consecutive Saturdays—today, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5. Intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders must attend today’s first session at 11:30 a.m. at Lookout Restaurant atop Baldy. Register at River Run Ski School through Jan. 21. Cost $70 per person does not include lift tickets.

Wood River Cross Country Ski Championships, Jan. 22-23 Intermountain Division Junior National qualifying races, open to all citizen and junior racers at the Lake Creek trail system north of Ketchum. Skating race Saturday, Jan. 22 and classic Sunday, Jan. 23. Registration both days from 8-10:30 a.m., racing at 11 a.m. Open to all abilities. 726-3899.

The Taffetas, Jan. 23-24 and 30-31 musical comedy revue at the Sun Valley Boiler Room at 7:30 p.m. each night. With Cheri Kessler, Claudia McCain, Cheryl Morrell and Patty Parsons. Tickets are available at the Sun Valley Sports Center, 622-2135.

Level II Backcountry Skiers and Snowboarders Avalanche Course, Feb. 6-10 offered by Sawtooth Mountain Guides at the Williams Peak Hut. The five-day field-based course includes route selection, snowpack evaluation and rescue situations. 208-774-3324 or 2264.

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