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For the week of January 3 through 9, 2001

Calendar for
January 3 thru  
January 9, 2001


Wednesday, Jan. 3

Angus MacDonald signs his novel, At Fault, at the Gail Severn Gallery from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wine and hors d’hoevres will be served.

Public School Classes Resume this morning in the Blaine County School District.

Sun Valley Ski Club Giant Slalom first race of the 2001 season on the Warm Springs side of Baldy. Register 8-9:30 a.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. Racing at 10 a.m. Cost $15 for SVSC members, $17 non-members. Awards afterward. Call 622-3003.

Chevy Truck U.S. Nordic Nationals begin at Ponderosa State Park near McCall. U.S. National sprints today—qualifications 9 a.m. and finals 1 p.m. Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski teamers competing.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, meat loaf with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, English peas, rolls, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Kids Ski Free (age 15 and younger) at Sun Valley from Jan. 3 to Feb. 3.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Dietrich Blue Devils at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV at 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

"At Fault" Book Signing with author Angus McDonald, from 5-7 p.m. at Gail Severn Gallery, 400 1st Ave. N., Ketchum. The novel is about an aviation disaster. Presented by Chapter One, Gail Severn Gallery, Geri and John Herbert. Details, 726-9448.

WRHS Wrestling triangular meet at Wendell with the host team and Glenns Ferry at 6 p.m.

 

Thursday, Jan. 4

A History of Basques in Idaho, an audio-visual history will be presented by the Hagerman Valley Historical Society on Thursday, Jan. 4 at the National Park Service Bldg. in Hagerman, 7 p.m. Admission is free. Call 837-6231 for more information.

Idaho Community Foundation meets at Sun Valley Inn. Email: [email protected] or call 800-657-5357.

Chevy Truck U.S. Nordic Nationals continue at Ponderosa State Park near McCall. Classic races for men and women today. Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski teamers competing.

Youth Basketball Fundamentals Clinic today through Jan. 25 presented by the Blaine County Recreation District for kids in grades 3-6, at Hailey Elementary School gym. Kids in grades 3-4 practice Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7 p.m. Those in grades 5-6 practice Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. Free. 788-2117.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC games against Kimberly at the high school gym, Hailey. "C" squad at 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sanford Meisner’s Acting Class world premiere of an original full-length play by local resident Jim Jarrett performed by Jarrett in a one-man show format, at 7:30 p.m. at NexStage Theatre on Main St., Ketchum. Tickets $50. All proceeds to Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. All Blaine County teachers admitted free (call 726-9489 to get on the teacher list). Tickets sold at the door, or in advance at Read All About It in Hailey or Chapter One Bookstore, Ketchum.

 

Friday, Jan. 5

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, honey mustard ham with Italian green beans, au gratin potatoes, cole slaw with pineapple, roll and apple pie. Also, Health Fair planning meeting, 9 a.m. Exercise at 10 a.m. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Sanford Meisner’s Acting Class plays tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the NexStage Theatre. The one-man show stars Jim Jarrett. W.R. Valley teachers go free. Tickets sold at the door or at Chapter One in Ketchum or Read All About It in Hailey. All proceeds go to the Animal Shelter. Call 726-9489 for details.

Smith Cup Registration for this weekend’s Smith Cup takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge. Entry for the GS and SL is $25 for each race.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverine matmen compete today at 3:15 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 6 at the Buhl Invitational meet.

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

"Sanford Meisner’s Acting Class" original full-length play by local Jim Jarrett performed by Jarrett in a one-man show format, at 7:30 p.m. at nexStage Theatre on Main St., Ketchum. Tickets $25. All proceeds to Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley.

Senior League Hockey games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 6:50 p.m., Whitehead/Yoga vs. Lefty’s/Local Boys. At 8 p.m., Emerson-Brooks/Grumpy’s vs. Viva Taq/Sentinel/Deja Vu.

 

Saturday, Jan. 6

Sanford Meisner’s Acting Class plays tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the NexStage Theatre. The one-man show stars Jim Jarrett. W.R. Valley teachers go free. Tickets ($25) sold at the door or at Chapter One in Ketchum or Read All About It in Hailey. All proceeds go to the Animal Shelter. Call 726-9489 for details.

Sheriff Harold Lee’s retirement party is slotted for the American Legion Hall in Fairfield from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your stories.

The Smith Cup sponsored by Smith Sport Optics, a two-day alpine racing event on the Warm Springs side of Baldy presented by the Sun Valley Ski Club. Giant slalom today. Register Friday, Jan. 5 from 10-2 at Warm Springs Lodge, or call the SVSC at 622-3003.

Prairie Creek Snowmaker Cross-Country Ski Race the annual event sponsored by The Elephant’s Perch of Ketchum and the Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski team. Classic format, all classes from Novice to Expert on 15-kilometer, 7.5k and 2k courses. Register 9-10:30 a.m. and racing at 11 a.m. Details, 726-3497.

WRHS Wrestling the Wolverine matmen compete 9 a.m. at the Buhl Invitational meet.

Chevy Truck U.S. Nordic Nationals continue at Ponderosa State Park near McCall. Freestyle races for men and women today. Sun Valley Junior Nordic ski teamers competing. Check the website, www.mccallskiing.com, or call 208-634-4787.

WRHS Boys Basketball home SCIC games against the Gooding Senators at the high school gym, Hailey. "C" squad at 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

WRHS Girls Basketball non-conference games against the Valley Vikings at Hazelton. "C" squad at 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Senior League Hockey games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 6:15 p.m., Warm Springs vs. Viva Taq/Sentinel/Deja Vu. At 7:30 p.m., Whitehead Landscaping/Yoga vs. Emerson-Brooks/Grumpy’s.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball non-conference games at Hansen. Girls’ JV at 3 p.m., boys’ JV 4:30 p.m., girls’ varsity 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 7

Sanford Meisner’s Acting Class plays tonight at 5 p.m. at the NexStage Theatre. The one-man show stars Jim Jarrett. W.R. Valley teachers go free. Tickets sold at the door or at Chapter One in Ketchum or Read All About It in Hailey. All proceeds go to the Animal Shelter. Call 726-9489 for details.

The Smith Cup sponsored by Smith Sport Optics, a two-day alpine racing event on the Warm Springs side of Baldy presented by the Sun Valley Ski Club. Slalom racing today. Call the SVSC at 622-3003.

 

Monday, Jan. 8

Private School Classes Resume at The Community School in Sun Valley.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, vegetable beef stew, salad bar with everything, cheddar cheese biscuits, and pineapple upside down cake. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Senior Hockey League games at Sun Valley Skating Center. At 8:30 p.m., Warm Springs vs. Emerson-Brooks/Grumpy’s. At 9:40 p.m., Lefty’s/Local Boys vs. Viva Taqueria/Sentinel Security/Deja Vu.

Avalanche Course National Ski Patrol-accredited 32-hour Advanced Level 2 course presented by the Galena Backcountry Ski Patrol. For winter sports enthusiasts. Evening sessions Jan. 8-11 from 6-10 p.m. at the Environmental Resource Center, Ketchum. Field sesson Jan. 13-14. Call 727-1988 or 788-4668.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Community School Parents Association monthly meeting 8:15 a.m. at Lane Ranch.

Wolf Moon January’s full moon, the Wolf Moon, rises today.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, pork chop casserole with potatoes, corn bread, turnip greens, hard-boiled egg and blueberry crisp. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Exercise 9 a.m. Also, blood pressure checking.

WRHS Girls Basketball home SCIC games against Gooding at the high school gym, Hailey. "C" squad at 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the ISDB Raptors at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Girls’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ JV 7:30 p.m.

Training for foster parents. PATH curriculum offered through Health and Welfare includes sessions on Separation, Loss & Building Attachments. Next training: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 in Twin Falls. Call Ed Jones for information, 788-3584.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games against the Valley Vikings at Hazelton. "C" squad at 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Bliss Bears at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV at 4:30 p.m., boys’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.

GED preparation classes at CSI office in Hailey. 5-7 p.m. GED office hours Tue. 10 a.m.-12 noon, Thu. 1-3 p.m., third Thu.-testing, pre-registration necessary. Details: 788-2038.

 

Meetings

Hailey City Council meets Jan. 8, 6 p.m.

Boise, Payette and Sawtooth National Forest management meetings: Jan 8 at 3 p.m., CSI Taylor Bldg., Room 276 in Twin Falls. Also, Jan. 10, 3 p.m., at the Ketchum Chamber of Commerce and Jan. 11, 3 p.m., at the Challis Ranger District Office in Challis.

Blaine County Commissioners meet in the Blaine Co. Courthouse Jan. 4, 6:30 p.m. The wireless master plan will be discussed.

Ketchum P&Z meets Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m.: public hearing on Estep application for zoning amendment, Shum and Bryan rezone application.

 

Ongoing

WEDNESDAY

Community Library Book Club meets every third Wednesday through March, 7 p.m. in the library lecture room.The theme will be, Women’s Lives, the Movies, and the Pulitzer Prize. The first book is the Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton.

Breast Feeding Support Group weekly at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center in Sun Valley, Baldy Room #3. 12 noon. Details: 727-8410.

Youth Council at Hailey Elementary School grades 3-5. From 3-4:15 p.m. in Room B Chapter One.

Backwoods Avalanche Beacon Clinics, 3 p.m. next to the new Smith Building in Northwood Way, Ketchum 726-8818.

Bipolar Support Group facilitated by Diane Crist, M.A., meets at 220 River St. E. in Ketchum.

Conversations with God study group, meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. call 725-5575.

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

THURSDAY

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

Women’s support group for relationship and addiction issues 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Details: 788-4191.

FRIDAY

Anorexia, Bulimia and Compulsive Overeaters meet at 12 noon at the Sun Club, Ketchum. Details: 726-3165.

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District, 6-8 p.m. (beginners) 8-10 p.m. (more advanced players) Hailey Elementary School. Cost $2 per time.

Romancing the Bean coffee house for high school students grades 9-12. Open 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Fridays. 719 S. 3rd St., Hailey.

SUNDAY

Wood River Youth Orchestra Wood River Middle School, Hailey. Use back door. 3:45-5 p.m. Details: 726-4870.

Adult Open Basketball from 6-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School, through March. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District.

MONDAY

Alanon Meeting 8:30 a.m. Anorexia, Bulimia and Compulsive Overeaters 12 noon at the Sun Club, Ketchum. Details: 726-3165.

Youth Council at Wood River High School 3:30-5 p.m. in Mr. Payne’s room in science wing. Info: Lea Flocchini at 788-2880 or Julie Caldwell at 725-2071.

Adult Open Volleyball 7-10 p.m. at Wood River Middle School gym in Hailey, through March. Blaine County Rec District.

Buddhist Meditation Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Sacred Cow.

Cottonwood Cooking classes will start again Jan. 15 with Thai Cooking. Cottonwood, Ketchum. Details: Lynn at 726-0606.

Speaker’s Forum at the ERC, Ketchum, 12 noon. Every other Monday. Details: Ann Christensen at 726-3668.

TUESDAY

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

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.

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 at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center, Hailey.

Domestic Violence Women’s Group, sponsored by Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence with Kathleen Battersby. Call 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions. Free. 6 p.m.

Advocates Children’s Group for kids 0-12 who have witnessed domestic violence. 6 p.m. New location. 788-4191 or 788-6070 for directions.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) support group for survivors, friends and family. Wood River Middle School faculty lounge. 7 p.m. Tewa 788-0821 or 788-4335 for information.

MISCELLANEOUS

Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage Museum is open with new and improved permenant exhibitions. 726-8118.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church current service schedule: Sun., Eucharist 8 a.m., Choral Eucharist 9:30 a.m.; Tue. Choir rehearsal 6 p.m., Wed. Rector’s Bible Study, noon. 726-5349.

A Closer Look at the CSI’s Herret Center gallery, through January.

Idaho VIP pass on sale. $69 pass to all state parks including Craters of the Moon, Park ‘n’ Ski areas, BLM and day-use areas. Details: 800-847-4843.

MULTI-DAYS

Donations are now being accepted for a February garage sale slotted to benefit the WRHS and WRMS liibraries. Items can be dropped off at the WRHS or call Renae Spaulding at 788-8374 or Deb Bohrer at 726-2525.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts: Alfred Stieglitz and the Birth of American Modernism. Through Feb. 22.

Youth Indoor Soccer for 3rd- 7th-grades from 6 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School. No fee. Blaine County Recreation District. Wednesdays and Mondays.

Children’s Story Hour at Ketchum’s Community Library. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays with Ann Christensen and Saturdays with guest readers.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. with Sunday School. Wed. Bible Study at 11 a.m. Healing Serice and Eucharist 12:15 p.m. Rev. Jennifer Anttonen. 788-3547. Hailey.

Free child wellness clinic at St. Charles Church in Hailey. Includes vision, hearing and developmental examinations for children up to five years old. Call 788-4335.

Story Hours at Hailey Public Library at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. For details, call 788-2036.

Wood River Bridge meets on Mondays 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.

Self-Help Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous (24-hr. phone: 726-4650), Alanon, Cocaine, Co-dependents, Cross Addiction, Narcotics, Overeaters and Sexaholics in Ketchum, Hailey and Bellevue. Details: Sun Club, 726-7710. Daily.

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.

Blaine County Senior Center 721 3rd Ave. S. Hailey, exercise classes, card and indoor walking clubs, weekly blood pressure tests and noon meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 788-3468.

Teen Art at the ERC through January.

 

Upcoming

Basic Avalanche Class is being offered by the Sun Valley Avalanche Center on Jan. 10, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Community School Middle School. All day field session will be Jan. 13 fro 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The next class will be Jan. 30. Call 622-5371 for more information. Jan. 15 the Center will offer a beacon class for snowmobilers.

The Arden Trio performs a new compositon by Evan Ziporyn on Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

Business After Hours, Jan. 11 Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce social gathering from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in a private airplane hangar at Friedman Memorial Airport, Hailey. Hosted by Access Air and catered by China Pepper Restaurant.

Opening Reception, Jan. 12 of painter Kathleen Hiraga’s "Water Series," at Starbucks on Main St., Ketchum. Champagne and hors d’oeuvres served from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Quarteto Gelato, Jan. 13 performs at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Sun Valley. Presented by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

Children First, Jan. 13 a community support group for parents and professionals involved with children with special needs, presents Dr. Scott Armentrout talking about the independent testing he does. At the Women’s Resource Center on Main Street in Hailey.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15 is today. No school for private school students at The Community School.

Staff Development Day, Jan. 15 is today for the Blaine County School District, meaning there are no public school classes today.

Youth Basketball League Registration, Jan. 16-17 boys and girls in grades 1-6 can register for the Blaine County Recreation District winter program, sponsored by Sutton & Sons and Meadow Gold, on Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum and Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School. You can also register weekdays at the Rec District office (788-2117) in Hailey.

Community Library Winter Book Club, Jan. 17 first meeting on Edith Wharton’s Age of Innocence, at 7 p.m. at the Ketchum library. This year’s topic is Women’s Lives, the Movies and the Pulitzer Prize. Call 726-3493.

Siberia, A Glimpse of a Nation’s Final Days, a slide show presented by This Konig takes place Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn Conference Room. The event is part of the ERC’s Armchair Adventure Series. $5 for members, $10 for general public. Call 726-4333 for details.

Women’s Entreprennurial Group (WIG) meeting, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. Details: Wendy 622-8864.

Los Angeles Laker Yoga teacher, Jan. 19-21 at the Gateway in Hailey, call Anita 788-9195.

Telemark Race Series. Classic terrain race on Bald Mountain for telemarkers and snowboarders, Jan. 20.

"Wood River Way" Baseball Camp, Feb. 17-19 over Presidents’ Day weekend at Wood River High School in Hailey. For kids in grades 3-8. Cost $20 per day or all three days for $50 (shirt included). Space is limited to 50 participants. Call Lars Hovey 788-1204 for a brochure.


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