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For the week of Feb. 16 through Feb. 22, 2000

Calendar for Feb. 16 thru
Feb. 22, 2000


Wednesday, Feb. 16

State A-4 Girls’ Basketball Tournament the 16-team tournament opens at Kuna and Skyview (Nampa) high schools in the Treasure Valley. The Carey Panthers (17-5) open with a 1:45 p.m. game against Highland-Craigmont at Kuna High. General admission $5.

Free dental checks for dogs and cats at the Sun Valley Animal Center between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday through February. To schedule an appointment, call 726-7777.

Sun Valley 2000 Town Series alpine ski racing series continues at 11 a.m. on Baldy’s Hemingway ski run.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, chicken cacciatore with green salad, rolls, pineapple/cottage cheese salad and baked custard. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Beginning Internet class 10:30 a.m.

SCIC District Wrestling Meet the state-qualifying Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference meet comes to Hailey’s Wood River High School for a full of wrestling starting at 1 p.m.

Night Skiing at Rotarun Ski Hill Hailey’s little "Ma and Pa" ski hill two miles west of town opens its rope tow for night skiing Wednesday and Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. Cost is $6 adults, $4 children and free for kids five-and-under.

Young People’s Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting every Wednesday, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Free.

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

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 7 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Sutton 2. At 8 p.m., Sutton & Suns vs. Hackshop.com. At 9 p.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. SV Brewery/Croy Street.

Thursday, Feb. 17

"The Heart of the Matter" in recognition of American Heart Month, the Wood River Medical Center is offering its annual blood cholesterol testing and cardiac risk profile screening. From 7-10 a.m. in the Hailey Public Library meeting room. No appointment necessary, but you must fast at least eight hours prior to testing. Cost $20.

Brown Bag Lunch Series at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Today’s topic: "A World of Different Drummers." A talk by Bob Werth on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator that helps people understand normal personality differences. From 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

Backcountry beacon training at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoons in the lot next to Big Wood Bread’s Northwood Way location. Backwoods Mountain Sports staff teach the course for beginners as well as experts. Free.

Head Start annual Health Fair features an array of health-related events at the Hailey Public Library from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Taize candlelight service series at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Big Wood Presbyterian Church on Saddle and Warm Springs Roads in Ketchum. No sermon, no collection taken. Open to all faiths. Details: 726-5349.

Hailey Business After Hours Hailey Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5-7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank in Hailey. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and Sawtooth Title Co.

Talk on Family Communications Univ. of Washington sociology profession Pepper Schwartz will talk to parents about family communications at 7 p.m. in The Community School theater, Sun Valley. Schwartz will talk to Upper School students about dating, relationships and sexuality in the morning.

Northwest art historian Martha Kingsbury, Ph.D., speaks at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum on painters in the Northwest School, many of which are currently featured at the Center. The talk is free and begins at 7 p.m.

SCIC Boys Basketball Tournament the six-team SCIC tournament continues at the College of Southern Idaho gym in Twin Falls. Varsity game 7:30 p.m. Wood River High School of Hailey among the six teams competing in the tourney.

Young Moms Get-Together facilitated by parent educator Denise deLisser, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the WRMC Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Free. 788-5733.

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

Fly-fishing Russia with Guido Rahr an Environmental Resource Center Adventure Slide Show at the Clarion Inn conference room in Ketchum at 7:30 p.m. Rahr is director of Oregon’s Wild Salmon Project. Details: 726-4333.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production at 8 p.m. at Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tonight’s opening performance is offered at discount prices of $10 general admission. The play is appropriate for ages 9-and-up. The cast includes Denise Simone, Rusty Wilson, Colter Hodge, Joel Vilinsky, Scarlet Caldwell, Mike Craig, Gene Dallago, Danielle Kennedy, Courtney Lloyd, Keith Roark, Chad Smith, Sheila Summers, Dan Summers and Marilyn Teitge. Call 788-6520.

"Sacagawea," a one-woman play followed by a short talk and Q&A about the Native American who guided Lewis and Clark and is soon to be the second woman on a U.S. coin. Free.

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

Friday, Feb. 18

Chamber Board Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber board meeting from 8-10 a.m. at Ketchum Town Square.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, "birthday luncheon," with Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fruit, rolls and banana cream pie. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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.

Vito’s Easy Latin Dance Class offers very cool Latin moves for mere mortals. Moves taught by Vito work for all kinds of dancing and music. Following each class, students hit the town for dancing. Meet at 7:15 p.m. at the Sun Valley Athletic Club. Details: 788-5448.

Sun Valley Suns first of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Michigan Jets from Detroit, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6.

Wood River Jewish Community Sabbath Services at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Everyone welcome. For details, call 726-1183.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tonight is the "Opening Night Gala" with wedding reception. Tickets $50 per person. Advance tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

Saturday, Feb. 19

Laura Flood Memorial Alpine Ski Races Intermountain Cup/Junior Olympic men’s and women’s giant slalom races on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Sun Valley and Hailey skiers competing.

Winter Tracking Workshop with local naturalists Ann Christensen and Cathy Baer. Bring snowshoes or skis, water and a lunch to the ERC office at Sixth and Leadville in Ketchum and learn how to track local wild life. Call 726-4333 for more information.

Sun Valley Ski Club Fun Race, the annual Nordic skate race at Galena, begins at 11 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Fee is $10.

Rotarun Ski Hill is Open Hailey’s little "Ma and Pa" ski hill two miles west of town is open. Hours of operation are Saturdays and Sundays from 10-4, plus Wednesday and Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. Cost for the rope tow is $6 adults, $4 children and free for kids five-and-under.

Art Gallery Walk tour of local galleries sponsored by the Sun Valley Gallery Association from 6-9 p.m.

Sun Valley Suns second of a two-game weekend hockey series against the Michigan Jets from Detroit, at Sun Valley Skating Center. Tonight’s contest begins at 7 p.m. Admission $6. It is a benefit for the Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Program.

"The Philadelphia Story" Company of Fools production of the 1939 screwball comedy by Philip Barry at 8 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Advance tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey.

Sunday, Feb. 20

Laura Flood Memorial Alpine Ski Races Intermountain Cup/Junior Olympic men’s and women’s giant slalom races on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Sun Valley and Hailey skiers competing.

Croy St. Exchange Men’s Basketball League games at Hailey Elementary School gym (old Middle School), Hailey. At 11 a.m., Anderson Asphalt vs. Shorty’s. At 12 noon, The Valley Club vs. Practical Rental/Hitchrack. At 1 p.m., Jivaro Headhunters vs. Wicked Spud/Rugby. At 2 p.m., Sawtooth Paint/Soundwave vs. Hackshop.com. At 3 p.m., Casino/Lefty’s vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza/Sutton 2. At 4 p.m., Sutton & Sons vs. SV Brewery/Croy St.

"The Philadelphia Story" starting its fourth season, Company of Fools presents a matinee performance at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Theater, Hailey. Directed by John Glenn. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Advance tickets at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum and Read All About It, Hailey. The play is appropriate for ages 9-and-up.

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., Flyers vs. Predators. At 5:15 p.m., Red Wings vs. Panthers. At 6:30 p.m., Ducks vs. Avalanche. At 7:45 p.m., Penguins vs. Rangers. At 9 p.m., Bad Dogs vs. Coyotes. The Hawks have a bye.

Monday, Feb. 21

No School Today in Blaine County public schools and The Community School in Sun Valley because of the President’s Day holiday.

"Love the Museum" Open House at the Sun Valley/Ketchum Heritage & Ski Museum in Ketchum from 1-5 p.m.

Northside A-4 Sub-District Boys Basketball Tournament the seven-team varsity tournament continues at Shoshone High School gym. Championship game at 7 p.m.

SCIC Boys Basketball Tournament the six-team SCIC tournament continues at the College of Southern Idaho gym in Twin Falls. Games at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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

Writer’s Roundtable meets in Hailey at 6 p.m. at College of Southern Idaho, located above the Hailey Library. Discussion topic: "Writing as a Visual Art." Bring any recent work to read. Details: 788-1967. Free.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

"Managing Menopause," a WRMC Brown Bag Lunch talk by Nancy Parry, MD. Bring your questions, there will be time for discussion. At the Environmental Resource Center in Ketchum at 12:15 p.m. Free.

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, chicken/veggie stir fry with rice, fruit, rolls, Watergate salad and apple crisp. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

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.

Quilts This N’ That, in Hailey, offers a class on the basics of quilting with instructor Sally Kern from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Details: 788-1331. Continues on Tuesdays through March.

SCIC Boys Basketball Tournament the six-team SCIC tournament continues at the College of Southern Idaho gym in Twin Falls. Varsity loser-out game 7 p.m.

"Parenting with Dignity" special two-hour workshop for parents of 2nd-5th grade students. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum. With the Wood River Medical Center parent education team. Cost $10.

Tibetan Buddhist meditation group meets in Ketchum on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For details, call 725-5241.

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

Meetings

Idaho Steelhead and Salmon Unlimited and Wood River Valley ISSU members invite the public to a town hall meeting at the ERC at Sixth and Leadville in Ketchum at 7 p.m. Salmon and steelhead recovery options will be discussed. Today

Sun Valley City Council meets at Sun Valley City Hall at 4 p.m. to consider false alarm regulations and a special events ordinance. Thursday

Columbia and Snake River salmon meetings at the ERC at Sixth and Leadville in Ketchum from noon to 1 p.m. Meetings prepare the public for the upcoming government hearing in Twin Falls on March 8. Thursdays

Blaine County Commissioners meet at the County Courthouse in Hailey to discuss a mentoring program for youth (10:30 a.m.) and to discuss land use plan amendments with a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) representative. Tuesday

Ketchum City Council meets at ketchum City Hall at 6 p.m. to discuss an LID for construction of a new Broadway Bridge and to discuss land exchange policies with the BLM. Tuesday

Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission meets at Hailey Town Center at 7 p.m. to discuss churches in the transitional district. Tuesday

Ongoing

Indoor Playground at the Church of the Big Wood provides play time for pre-kindergarten-age children. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 9:30 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Mondays 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays

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

Free Snow Shoe Tours at Galena Lodge with a Forest Service Ranger at 1 p.m. 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

Hiking Buddies Walk with a canine from the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at the entrance to Trail Creek Cabin on Trail Creek Road Wednesdays

Weight watchers meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Center in Hailey. New members welcome at 6 p.m. Details: 788-1380. 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 $75 one person, $125 couples, $135 families, $10 for dogs. 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

Preschool story hours, including stories, film and literature-based activities, at the 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 at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. Family story hours are held monthly in the evenings. For details, call 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

Wood River Youth Orchestra meets from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum. Details: 726-4870. Sundays

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. 6 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.

Children’s Story Hours at the Ketchum Community Library with Ann Christensen from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and with Page Klune from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays

Upcoming

Hailey Chamber of Commerce Installation Dinner, Feb. 23 installation of new officers at 6 p.m. at The Valley Club banquet room. Social hour from 6-7 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

Hailey Ice Park Fundraiser and Skating Party, Feb. 26 from 4-7 p.m. at the ice park located at Roberta McKercher Park in Hailey. Activities and games for all ages. Raffle and barbecue. Details, Bege Reynolds 788-3325 or Diane Heiner 788-6474.

Soldier Mountain Torchlight Parade and Chili Feed, Feb. 26 sponsored by the Soldier Mountain Volunteer Ski Patrol. Cost $6 singles, $15 families. Tickets at Soldier Mountain or the Outlaw Bar. 208-764-2526.

Payette Lakes Ski Marathon, Feb. 26 19th annual cross-country ski race at McCall. Registration and race packet pick-up from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. Entry fee $40.

Leo Kottke in Concert, March 11 hosted by the Northern Rockies Folk Festival at 8 p.m. in Wood River High School auditorium, Hailey.

Surfin’ A2K (Auction 2000), March 11, an auction and luau benefiting financial aid and teacher wish lists for the Community School. Advance ticketing required. RSVP by Feb. 23. Call 725-5530 for more information.

1999-2000 Sun Valley Telemark Series, March 5 third of five races, the Chums/Lefty’s Bar & Grill giant slalom on Dollar Mountain. 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).

 

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