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For the week of May 1 through May 8, 2001

Calendar for
May 2 through 
May 8, 2001


Wednesday, May 2

Hemingway Elementary School Used Book Sale today through Friday, May 4 at the Ketchum grade school. Proceeds to benefit Hemingway Publishing.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, barbecue spare ribs with potato salad, rolls and lemon bars. 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Choir practice 11 a.m.

WRHS, Community School Tennis make-up matches between the Blaine County racquet teams at 3:30 p.m., Ironwood Athletic Center, Hailey.

WRHS Softball, Baseball non-conference games at Wendell, 4 p.m. The Wolverine baseball team plays a couple of JV contests. The varsity softball team plays the first game, JV the second.

Wood River All-Star Baseball Evaluations for this summer’s tournament teams in the 9-10 and 11-12 year old brackets. At 6 p.m. at Nelson Field in Hailey. The final evaluation is Wednesday, May 9. Details, Ken Uhrig 788-4615, Steve Anderson 788-9550 or Mike Brunker 788-0930.

Parent/Teacher Conferences from 6-8 p.m. at Wood River High School, Hailey.

 

Thursday, May 3

Hemingway Elementary School Used Book Sale today through Friday, May 4 at the Ketchum grade school.

Registration for Bellevue Kindergarten 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bellevue Elementary School. A nurse will be available all day to check immunization records. Bring birth certificate and proof of residency. Information will be available about the new two-way bilingual immersion kindergarten classroom.

Exercise Workshop with certified fitness trainer Connie Aronson, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sun Valley Sports Medicine in Ketchum. Cost $10. Call 725-0627 to reserve a space.

Carey School Track and Field Northside Conference Championships meet 2 p.m. Derrick Parke Memorial Field, Carey.

WRHS Track and Field SCIC Conference meet at 3 p.m. on the ISDB track in Gooding.

"Hailey First" Business & Trade Show 4-7 p.m. Idaho National Guard Armory, Hailey.

WR Silver Fox Fast Pitch Softball Team Organizational Meeting parents and player meeting for the 2001 summer season at 7 p.m. at Wood River High School in Hailey. For girls ages 13-18. Details, Dale Martin 788-8905.

Youth Art Show at the ERC Gallery, Leadville Ave. & Sixth St., Ketchum.

Ketchum Women and Coed Softball Meeting final organizational meeting of the local leagues 5:30 p.m. at Atkinson Park Recreation Building.

Kids at Risk for Depression public presentation with Sheriff Walt Femling, County Commissioner Sarah Michael and parent educator Ruthann Saphier, 6:30 p.m. in the Sawtooth Room of Elkhorn Resort.

Life Skills for Women "Finding your Authentic Self: Somatic Meditation Therapy," free session with lecturer and author Tom Pritscher, from 6-7:30 p.m. Learn how to recover from emotional overload, stress and anger. Presented by The Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence. Call 788-4191 for location.

 

Friday, May 4

Hemingway Elementary School Used Book Sale wraps up today at the Ketchum grade school.

Hemingway School Art & Literature Fair. Display of works by students will be on display today during book fair.

SCIC District A-2 Baseball Tournament the four-school tournament opens today with 5 p.m. games at two sites. Wood River High School hosts a 5 p.m. game at Founders Field in Hailey.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center noon meal, country pot roast with gravy, carrots, lime jello salad and apple pie with ice cream. Transportation available. 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468.

SCIC District A-2 Softball Tournament the four-school tournament opens today with 5 p.m. games at two sites. Wood River High School entertains the Buhl Tribe at South Valley Sports Complex, Hailey.

Fifth District High School Rodeo the spring circuit stops in Shoshone for a 7 p.m. rodeo. Carey and Wood River hands competing. Adults $4.

 

Saturday, May 5

Blaine County/Hershey County Track and Field Meet the three-week Blaine County Recreation District youth program culminates with the 9 a.m. meet at Derrick Parke Memorial Field, Carey.

Valley-wide Women’s Day of Inspiration from 9:30 a.m. (lunch provided) to 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood on Warm Springs Rd., Ketchum. With author and motivational speaker Roberta (Bobi) Hromas. Details: 726-5123.

SCIC District A-2 Baseball Tournament the four-school tournament continues today with 11 a.m. games at two sites.

Blaine County Cleanup Week today through May 12. Ohio Gulch and Carey waste transfer stations will accept several waste items—like appliances, batteries, clean wood waste, construction debris and scrap metal—free of charge. Be sure to sort the waste. Call 788-2351.

Waste Tire Amnesty Day is today. Bring your waste tires to the Ohio Gulch or Carey transfer stations for free disposal.

Great Potato Marathon Fun Run & Walk 23rd annual marathon and 13.1-mile half marathon at 8:30 a.m. at Municipal Park, Boise. Details, www.ymcaboise.org or greatpotato.runnerslog.com.

SCIC District A-2 Softball Tournament the four-school tournament continues with 11 a.m. games at two sites. Wood River High School competing.

Sawtooth Botanical Garden workshops today: Joy of Spring Bulbs. May 10: Planting Your Spring Veggie Garden; May 19-20: Strawbale Wall Workshop. Details: 726-9358.

Fifth District High School Rodeo the spring circuit stops in Shoshone for a 7 p.m. rodeo. Carey and Wood River hands competing. Adults $4.

 

Sunday, May 6

Argentine Tango 7-8 p.m., and Beginning Rhumba 8 p.m. Hailey Grange Hall. Details: 788-4929.

 

Monday, May 7

Blaine County Cleanup Week today through May 12. Ohio Gulch and Carey waste transfer stations will accept several waste items free of charge. Call 788-2351.

SCIC District A-2 Baseball Tournament the four-school tournament continues with a 5 p.m. loser bracket game. Competing are two-time defending champion Wood River, Buhl, Kimberly and Filer.

WRHS Golf the Wolverine golf team travels to Clear Lake Country Club in the Snake River canyon north of Buhl for the 12 noon District A-2 meet, a state qualifier.

Community School Tennis home matches against Twin Falls at 3:30 p.m., Warm Springs Tennis Club, Ketchum.

SCIC District A-2 Softball Tournament the four-school tournament continues with a 5 p.m. loser bracket game. Competing are Wood River, Buhl, Kimberly and Filer.

 

Tuesday, May 8

Community School Parents Association monthly meeting 8:15 a.m. at the Lane Ranch clubhouse south of Ketchum.

Blaine County Senior Citizens Center Exercise at 9 a.m. followed by noon meal, sweet and sour pork with mixed vegetables, strawberry shortcake with ice cream. 721 Third Ave. S., Hailey, 788-3468. Blood pressure 11:30 a.m. Legislative presentation by Sen. Larry Craig’s office.

Idaho Education Association President Robin Nettiga visits Wood River Middle School in Hailey at 2 p.m. to present the IEA A+ Excellence in Education Award. All parents are invited to attend. 788-3523.

Ketchum Wide Open fund-raising miniature golf tournament at Ketchum taverns and restaurants. Registration starts 2 p.m. at Hot Dog Adventure Co. in Ketchum, and playing time from 2-11 p.m. Cost $30 for each two-member team. Prizes. Funds to the Angel of Hope Foundation. Shuttles from Hailey.

Community School Golf this morning, the Cutthroat golf team travels to Canyon Springs Golf Course in the Snake River canyon, Twin Falls, for the District A-3 meet, a state qualifier.

SCIC District A-2 Baseball Tournament championship game of the four-team tournament at 5 p.m.

Community School Tennis home matches against Gooding at 3:30 p.m., Warm Springs Tennis Club, Ketchum.

SCIC District A-2 Softball Tournament championship game of the four-team tournament at 5 p.m.

 

MEETINGS

Blaine County P&Z re: upcoming Blaine County Hearing Examiner Meeting. Public hearing re: Sandy Kelly permit app. 6:30 p.m. Thu., May 3.

Blaine County Board of Commissioners Regular meeting at 9 a.m. Proposal by John Miles and Cynthia Harper plat ammendment at 1:30 p.m. Mon., May 7.

Ketchum P&Z re: Roger Crist, Jacob Greenberg, Bob Dreyer rezone app., 5:30 p.m. Tue., May 8.

NAMI hosts community Red Flags meeting at Elkhorn Resort in the Horizon Room. 6:30 p.m. Thu., May 3.

 

ONGOING

WEDNESDAY

Once Upon a Storytime at Hailey Public Library. 11-11:45 a.m. Video, crafts for 3-5 year olds.

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

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Mid-week Eucharist and healing service. 5:30 p.m.

Exploring the Self at The Oak Tree, Bellevue. Group discussion of psychic ability and experiences, body perception, meditation, etc. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Details: 578-0303.

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

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.

Hike with Shelter Dogs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at Tully’s in Ketchum.

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

Women’s Entrepreneurial Group, 6 p.m. potluck. First Wed. of the month. Details: Wendy Isen. 622-8864.

High Country Swingers Dance Classes at the Grange Hall in Hailey. 7:30 p.m. $3, Details: 788-1967.

 

THURSDAY

Storytime with Grandma Dorothy at the Hailey Public Library, 3:30-4:15 p.m. stories, video and crafts for 3-5 year olds.

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

St. Thomas Episcopal Church Rector’s Bible Study, noon.

De-mystifying Depression 6:30-9 p.m. $180. Jeanne Pudoff (726-4212) and Julie Caldwell (725-2071) six-week workshop at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Ketchum.

Bald Mountain Rugby Football Club practices Thursdays 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Soccer Field.

Vegetarian and Healthy Cooking Club at the Oak Tree, Bellevue. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Details: 578-0303.

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

The Parent Organization meets the first Thursday of each month, in the Middle School Library. 7 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

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

Mom’s Night Out Child care at the Oak Tree in Bellevue. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Details: 578-0303.

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.

 

SATURDAY

Twin Falls Farmer’s Market 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. At the Grocery Outlet/Kmart parking lot. Through October 27.

Stitch Group at Isabel’s Needlepoint knitting and needlepoint, $5, 1-4 p.m., The Galleria, Ketchum.

SUNDAY

St. Thomas Episcopal Church Eucharist 8 a.m., Choral Eucharist 9:30 a.m. Adult Class, 11:15 a.m.

Ketchum Christian Fellowship 10:30 a.m. at the Ketchum Information Center meeting room. Pastor David Rubinstein: 788-6133.

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

High Touch Jin Shin Acupressure at the Oak Tree in Bellevue. 3-6 p.m. Details: 578-0303.

Adult Open Basketball from 6-9 p.m. at Hailey Elementary School, through April 29. Blaine County Rec. District. Cost $2.

NAMI Family to Family, free education and support for families with relatives who have mental illness. Light on the Mountain Church in Elkhorn’s old pro shop. Every Sunday for 10 weeks thereafter. 1-3:30 p.m. Details: Nancy 788-4347, Tewa 788-0821.

Group Meditation downstairs at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Sun Valley Rd. Ketchum. 6:30 p.m. Call 788-9798.

Argentine Tango classes at the Hailey Grange Hall. Beginners welcome. Call for times, as they vary weekly: 788-4929.

MONDAY

Univ. of Idaho Master Gardeners answer questions and diagnose plant problems, 1-4 p.m. Blaine County Extension Offcie, 117 N. River St. Hailey. 788-5585.

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.

Awareness Training at the Bald Mountian Meditation Center. Five sessions. 5:30 p.m. Details: Tom Prtitcher 726-3770.

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

Group Meditation downstairs at Oak Tree, Bellevue. 6:30 p.m. Details: 788-9798.

Blaine County Democratic Meeting, 2nd Mon. of every month. Information Center Meeting Room in Ketchum, 7 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

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

Stitch Group at Isabel’s Needlepoint knitting and needlepoint, $5, 5-7 p.m. The Galleria, Ketchum.

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.

Bald Mountain Rugby Football Club practices Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Soccer Field.

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. Every second Tuesday at 7 p.m., Women’s Resource Center, Hailey. Details: Reggie Swindle 788-3034 or Gwen Smith 726-8016.

Life Drawing Group at the Oak Tree, Bellevue, meets to draw from live nude model. $10, bring own materials. Details: 578-0303.

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

Seniors sign up now for field trip to Herrett Center on April 26, at the Senior Citizen Center for call 788-3468.

Donate used books to the Hemingway Used book sale (May2-4). Drop off at the school in Ketchum.

University of Idaho hosts Music and Fine Arts Camps, June 24-20. Music, dance, theater, and visual arts. Details: Cynthia Leonhart 208-885-6237 or email [email protected]

 

MULTI-DAYS

Youth Art Show in the ERC Gallery through May. Leadville Avenue and Sixth Street in Ketchum.

Yoga at the Oak Tree, Bellevue. Mon. - Fri., 7-8 a.m. Details: 578-0303.

Indoor Playground Church of the Bigwood, Ketchum. Mon. - Thu., 9 a.m. - 12 noon, and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied by adult. 726-5123.

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.

Yoga at the Gateway taught by Ann Anderson, Tue. and Thu. 7:30 - 8:45 p.m., Wed. 9-10:30 a.m., Sat. and Sun. 9:30-11 a.m. Details: 788-7668.

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

Free child wellness clinic 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. Wed. and 3:30 p.m. Thu. For details, call 788-2036.

Wood River Bridge on Mon. 6:45 p.m. at Blaine County Senior Center, Hailey. On Wed. at 6:45 p.m. and Thu. at 2:45 p.m. at The Harker Center, Elkhorn at Sun Valley. Team game at the Harker Center on the first Sun. each month at 12:45 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

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

Super-Supper Dining Room. Free dinners by Wood River Valley religious organizations. St. Charles Church Parish Hall. To help out call Margie Hill at 788-9363. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays and 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 Tue., Wed. and Fri. 788-3468.

Jiu Jitsu classes at the Gateway in Hailey. Fri. 6:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11:30 a.m., Details: Tony 788-2219.

CSI classes at Blaine County Center, Hailey: Details: 788-2038.

 

UPCOMING

Small Business Seminar, May 9 and panel discussion, presented by the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce for Chamber members, from 6-9 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Coffee and snacks provided. Cost $5 to members. RSVP to Pamela Perry 725-2105 by April 20.

Community School, WRHS Tennis, May 9 matches between the Blaine County racquet teams at 3:30 p.m., Warm Springs Tennis Club, Ketchum.

BCRD Summer Youth Program Registration Night, May 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Hailey Elementary School multi-purpose room. For families interested in the Blaine County Recreation District’s Summer Sports Camp and Creativity programs. 788-2117.

Wood River All-Star Baseball Evaluations, May 9 for this summer’s tournament teams in the 9-10 and 11-12 year old brackets. At 6 p.m. at Nelson Field in Hailey. Details, Ken Uhrig 788-4615, Steve Anderson 788-9550 or Mike Brunker 788-0930.

The Parents Club, May 9 ongoing parenting support, this week focusing on "Balancing of Summer Time." With certified parent educators. From 6:30-8 p.m. at the St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center Baldy Room, south of Ketchum. Fee $5. Call the day before to reserve a spot, 788-5733.

"Osteoarthritis—A Part of Aging?", May 10 discussion of current treatments in this free discussion with Dr. Herb Alexander, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center Baldy Room, south of Ketchum.

Life Skills for Women "Finding your Authentic Self: Somatic Meditation Therapy," May 10 free session with lecturer and author Tom Pritscher, from 6-7:30 p.m. Learn how to recover from emotional overload, stress and anger. Presented by The Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence. Details: 788-4191.

Atkinson Park Summer Youth Program Registration Deadline, May 11 is today for many of the park’s summer programs, which begin Monday, June 11. Call 726-7820 or visit the park office.

4-H Camp Benefit, May 11 The Central Idaho 4-H Camp Board Association’s dinner, dance and auction in Jerome to raise the $19,000 needed to replace the main roof at the 4-H Camp north of Ketchum. 7 p.m. Jerome County Fairgrounds in Jerome. $20 per person or $50 per family. Tickets @ University of Idaho’s Blaine County Extension Office, 117 N. River St. in Hailey and at the door.

National Bird Migration Count, May 12. Volunteer census of birds. Details: 788-6345.

May Fair presented by Friends of the Earth and the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, May 13, 11 a.m. at the Sawttoth Botanical Garden, Highway 75 at Gimlet. With Maypole dancing, theatre, music, games, and booths. Details: 788-6476.

Great Decisions 2001, May 14-June 7 CSI class with Tony Mabbatt, Mon.-Thu., $45, St Thomas Church in Ketchum. Details: 788-2033.

Middle School Track and Field, May 17 WRMS students compete in an SCIC home meet at 4 p.m. at Phil Homer athletic field near the high school in Hailey.

Hailey Business After Hours, May 17 sponsored by Friedman Memorial Airport.

Volkswalk at Craters of the Moon, May 19. 10 a.m. Details: 345-8259.

Don Quixote, May 19 & 20, presented by Footlight Dance Centre, Wood River High School Auditorium .

GED Graduation May 19, Twin Falls. Sign -up by May 4, Last day to test is April 19. Details: 788-2038.

Spring Golf Scramble, May 20 first annual event presented by the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce and Elkhorn Resort, at 2 p.m. at Elkhorn Golf Course, cocktail party to follow at Rockchuck Grill. The first 128 Chamber members to register will be accepted, $20 entry fee. Prize drawings. Call Pamela Perry 725-2105 to sign up.

19th Annual Greek Food Festival, June 1 & 2, Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 27th and Bannock, in Boise. 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Details: 887-9814.

 


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