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For the week of January 3 through 9, 2001

Calendar for
January 10 thru  
January 16, 2001


Wednesday, Jan. 10

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, lasagna with salad and veggies, steamed squash mix, parmesan cheese bread, fruit salad and lemon bars. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Board meeting 10 a.m.

Cost of First-Class Postage has increased to 34 cents, effective Jan. 7, the first such rate increase by the U.S. Postal Service in three years.

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

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

Great Streets Sunset Boulevard with Randy Newman. The Los Angeles native leads a 27-mile journey from the earliest settlement downtown to the Pacific Ocean. To be televised from 7-8 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

WRHS Wrestling SCIC dual meet at Filer, 6 p.m.

Governor’s State of the Budget Address Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne outlines his fiscal vision for the Gem State in an address to a joint session of the Idaho Legislature, to be televised at 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. today on public television local channel 10.


Thursday, Jan. 11

2nd Annual Ketchum Artist & Crafts Show planning meeting 5:30 p.m. Janet Dunbar Studio, 440 East Ave. Ketchum. Interested local artists encouraged to attend. Details: Helcia: 726-5177

Business After Hours 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.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Shoshone Indians at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Games starting at 4:30 p.m. with the boys’ JV and girls’ JV, followed by the boys’ varsity at 7:30 p.m.

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

Bingo at 6 p.m. at the Blaine County Senior Citizens Center, Hailey.

The Parallels of Modern Art and Modern Music discussion and comparison at 7 p.m., Sun Valley Center Gallery in Ketchum. Free of charge, limited seating. 726-9491.

Outdoor Idaho The CCC in Idaho. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps built trails, bridges, picnic facilities and a tunnel—changing Idaho and a generation. To be televised from 8-8:30 p.m. on public television local channel 10.

Carey School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference JV games against the ISDB Raptors from Gooding at Carey School gym. Girls’ JV 6 p.m. and boys’ JV 7:30 p.m.


Friday, Jan. 12

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, rolls, Watergate salad, cherry pie with ice cream. Transportation available. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

Opening Reception 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.

Bridge lessons for middle and high schoolers at 7 p.m. Runs for 8 weeks. Free. Romancing the Bean, Silver Creek Alternative School, Hailey. For information call Max Thompson 788-5493

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

Wood River Jewish Community Friday Shabbat Service with guest Rabbi Jim Mirel. 7:30 p.m. Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum. Call 726-1183.

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. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, Jan. 13

Blaine County Elementary School Learn to Ski Program discount lessons offered by the Sun Valley Ski & Snowboard School, starting today and continuing each weekend through Feb. 3. Meet at Dollar Cabin for today’s first session at 8:30 a.m. Lessons from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m. Other sessions Jan. 14, Jan. 20-21, Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 3. Cost $110 per person includes lift tickets and lessons. Register through Jan. 11, 622-2248. No late registrations accepted.

Children First 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.

Wood River Jewish Community concert with Vocalist Julie Mirel at the Lane Ranch clubhouse, Ketchum. $5 cover. 8 p.m. RSVP: 726-1183.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games at Glenns Ferry. "C" squad 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.


Sunday, Jan. 14

Book Signing with Laura Berman, author of For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide for Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life, at Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum, 4 p.m.

Recycling Christmas Trees with the support of Clearwater Landscaping and Blaine County, the cities of Ketchum and Hailey have set up recycling sites for Yule trees. In Hailey, residents can drop off trees at Lions Park through Jan. 31 for grinding into mulch. In Ketchum, drop them off at the Park & Ride. Or take them directly to the Ohio Gulch Waste Transfer station.

Sutton & Sons Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 12 noon, Casino vs. Sawtooth Paint. At 1 p.m., Sutton & Sons vs. Anderson Asphalt. At 2 p.m., Jivaro vs. Valley Club. At 3 p.m., Shorty’s vs. Wicked Spud. At 4 p.m., Hackshop vs. SV Brewery. At 5 p.m., Alpine Masonry vs. Smoky Mtn. Pizza.


Monday, Jan. 15

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

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

Winter Marketing Meeting Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce planning meeting for the winter 2001-02 and summer 2002 marketing campaigns. From 3-5 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Details, Carrie 725-2110.

Jewish Book Club meets 7 p.m., discussing "The Slave" by I.B. Singer. Call Marilyn and Mel Schwartz 725-0985.


Tuesday, Jan. 16

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, beef stroganoff with noodles, stewed tomatoes, green beans, rolls and fruit cocktail cake. At the Senior Center, 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Exercise 10 a.m. Also, blood pressure checking.

Community School Girls, Boys Basketball home Northside Conference games against the Camas County Mushers at the Fish Tank on the Sun Valley campus. Games starting at 4:30 p.m. with the boys’ JV and girls’ JV, followed by the boys’ varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Youth Basketball League Registration 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.

WRHS Boys Basketball non-conference games against the Wendell Trojans at the high school gym in Hailey. "C" squad 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

Sutton & Sons Men’s Basketball League games at Wood River Middle School gym, Hailey. At 7 p.m., Smoky Mtn. Pizza vs. Shorty’s. At 8 p.m., Jivaro vs. Casino.

WRHS Girls Basketball SCIC games at Filer. "C" squad 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

How Painters Stole Photography Away from Photographers lecture by Weston Naef, Curator of Photography at The Getty Museum. 7 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center Gallery in Ketchum. Free.

Scrabble Club organizational meeting at the Lane Ranch Clubhouse, Ketchum. 7 p.m. Bring your board. Details: Jan 622-8384, Laura 726-5953.

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. and boys’ varsity 7:30 p.m.


Meetings

Boise, Payette, Sawtooth National Forest Service public information meeting. Old City hall Chamber of Commerce. 3 - 8 p.m. Wed. Jan. 10.

Boise, Payette, Sawtooth National Forest Service public information meeting at Challis Ranger District Office. 3 - 8 p.m. Thu. Jan. 11.

Board of Trustees of Blaine County School District, Thursday, Jan. 11. Special Meeting 1 p.m. Taylor Bldg., Rm. 277, 315 Falls Ave. College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls.

Business After Hours 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. Thursday Jan. 11.

Hailey P & Z meets Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Ketchum City Council discussions re: design review, increase on parking fines, meets Tue. Jan. 16, 5 p.m.


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.

Adult Open Basketball from 6-9 p.m. at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum, through May 2. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District. Cost $2 per person per session.

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.

Hailey Public Library winter book discussion group. First meeting Feb. 8 and then on alternate Thursdays through March. First book is Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Details: 788-2036.

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. From Jan. 5-March 30.

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.

Bridge lessons for middle and high schoolers Runs for 8 weeks. Free. 7 p.m. at Romancing the Bean, Silver Creek Alternative School, Hailey. For information call Max Thompson 788-5493

SATURDAY

Contra Dances first Saturday of every month through March. 8 p.m. Hailey Grange HaLL. $5 Donation. Details: Carol at 788-2836.

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 April 29. Sponsored by the Blaine County Recreation District. Cost $2 per person per session.

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 26. Blaine County Rec District. Cost $2 per person per session.

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

Youth Softball Clinics for pitchers and catchers, conducted by Silver Foxes coach Dale Martin (788-8905) from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Hailey Elementary School multi-purpose room. For ages 9 through high school.

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.

Committee for Access to Public Lands meets every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Power Engineers in Hailey. The public invited. Details, Lloyd Moore 788-3148 or Jeff Beckley 788-2828.

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

College of Southern Idaho registration continues for spring semester starting Jan. 22.

Embassy Music of Nashville Annual Artist and Song Search. Entry info: 615-345-2500 or www.embassymusic.com. by Feb. 28.

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

Ski with a Forest Service Snow Ranger meet with a U.S. Forest Service snow ranger Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in front of Baldy’s Lookout Restaurant. You’ll learn about the area’s natural history, avalanche control, ski area history and future plans during the one-hour sessons. All abilities are welcome, 622-5371.

Donations for a February garage sale are now being accepted to benefit the WRHS and WRMS libraries. Drop off items 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.

The Study Place for grades K-12. Monday through Thursday 3-5 p.m. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Hailey. Free. Details: 788-3547.

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

Animal Tracking Workshops through the ERC with Ann Christensen, Cathy Baer, Diana Landis. Jan. 17, Feb, 17 and March 7. 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Details: 726-4333.

Youth Basketball League Registration, Jan. 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 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.

Technical Power Skating Clinics, Jan. 17 with expert coach Barb Aidelbaum begin today at Hailey Ice Park/Roberta McKercher Park. Coaches and adults from 6-8 p.m. Other clinics for kids and adults Jan. 17-21. Call Diane Heiner 788-6474 or Pam Fairfax 788-3169.

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.

WRHS Girls Basketball. Jan. 18 SCIC games at Buhl. "C" squad 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m.

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

Planet Yoga, Jan. 19-21, at the Gateway in Hailey with Yoga teacher Leeann Carey. Check www.planetyoga.com for info on Leeann or call Anita 578-9195.

Sun Valley Ski Club 5th Annual Cross Country Ski Championships, Sat. Jan. 20. Galena Lodge. Adults $10, Juniors $5.

Level I Avalanche Safety Course, Jan. 19-21 for skiers and snowboarders, presented by Sawtooth Mountain Guides (208-774-3324) and based out of the Galena Pass hut north of Ketchum. Conveying a basic knowledge of snow and avalanche characteristics. Evening lectures. Cost $375.

Local Adult Ski Program, Jan. 20 offered by the Sun Valley Ski & Snowboard School begins today with lessons from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m. on Dollar Mountain or Baldy. Register at the River Run Ski School desk through Jan. 19, cost $80 per person doesn’t include lift tickets. Call 622-2248 for further details.

2001 Sun Valley Telemark Race Series, Jan. 20 the five-race series sponsored by Verizon Wireless and Sun Valley Brewing opens with the Smith Sport Optics classic terrain race on Bald Mountain for telemarkers and snowboarders. Registration 9-10 a.m. and racing at 10:30 a.m. Entry fee $18. Details, Jano 622-8244.

Cheerleading Clinic, Jan 20, at CSI in Twin Falls, for K-6 grades. 9-12 noon. $20 per child. Pre-register by calling dance team coordinator Kathy Trotter 733-9554 ext. 2472.

Dancing Together dance classes with Dale and Caryn. Starts Wed. Jan. 24 for two weeks. Details: 726-5187..

West Word Reading Series begins Feb. 1 with a reading by author and poet James Galvin. The reading takes place at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts at 7 p.m.

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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