Wednesday, March 5, 2014

AROUND TOWN


Margery Friedlander, “Awesome”, monotype.

Bingo with the Environmental Resource Center
    Bingo Goes Hawaiian on Friday, March 7. The public is invited to dress up and join the Environmental Resource Center for its second family-friendly fundraiser.
    From 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum, bingo players can support ERC programs. There will be a Hawaiian shirt contest and raffle drawings for prizes.
    Dinner will be available for $5 per plate, as well as beer and wine. There will be 10 rounds of bingo play with five winners per round, sponsored by area businesses.
    There is no entry fee. Bingo cards, which can be reused all night, are $10 each or four for $30. Raffle tickets for a paddle board, a vacation stay in Sun River, Ore., or a month membership to Zenergy health club are available now through www.ercsv.org or at the event.
    For more information, call 726-4333.

Special exhibit on printmaking at The Center in Hailey
    A special exhibition of the printmaking process—from initial design to final product—will be open to the public Thursday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Hailey.
    The prints are from Jen Galpin’s Vita Brevis Press, a workshop in Hailey. Visitors will learn about local artists, the role of a master printmaker and how they collaborate artistically.
    Participating artists include Kate Browning, Margery Friedlander, Abby Grosvenor, Annie May and Gay Bawa Odmark.
    For more information, visit www.sunvalleycenter.org or call 726-9491.

Kindercup readied while funds raised are distributed
    Join the Papoose Club for the 58th annual Kindercup ski races on Sunday, March 9. This community event is a chance for non-sanctioned alpine (ski and snowboard) racers ages 3 to 12 to race on Dollar Mountain.
    Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and will close promptly at 9:30 a.m. inside Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge on the bottom floor. Parents can download a registration form from the Papoose Club website. Races will start at 10:15 a.m. and there will be an awards ceremony around 12:30 p.m.
    Already this year, the Papoose Club funded three requests at the January meeting. The Sawtooth Botanical Garden received help for the Bug Zoo, to help in the acquisition of bugs, habitats and a new butterfly house.
    The Model United Nations club at Wood River High School was awarded funding towards event and travel costs to go to the Berkeley MUN Conference XVIII in March. The event simulates the United Nations processes and allows teens to solve global problems.
     Hailey Ice was provided funding to replenish skates and sticks, as well as contribute to scholarships for skating and hockey educational programs that the nonprofit group puts on during the winter.
    In February, the Papoose Club gave to the Girl Scout Service Unit 70 and Girl Scout Troop No. 20 requested funds to help with dues, scholarships and uniforms, as well as park equipment installation as part of a community service project.
    The Senior Bash event was provided with funding to help with the festivities, entertainment and prizes that make up this safe and sober post-graduation celebration for seniors that is in its 20th year.
    Girls on the Run was awarded funding towards site, curriculum and national licensing for its program that inspires joy, health, and confidence in combination with achieving running goals.

The Sawtooth Society to hold a Twilight Ski
    As a kickoff to March, the Sawtooth Society will hold a Twilight Ski at Galena Lodge on Thursday, March 6. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a free cocktail hour at which information about the organization and the Sawtooth NRA will be presented.
    “After the presentation, enjoy the outdoors with a ski by tiki torch. Headlamps are recommended for the ski and the lodge will have rental equipment.
    For more details and information about the event, contact  Conde at kelly@sawtooth
society.org.

Understand implements from creation to use through film
    The Sun Valley Center for the Arts will screen the documentary film “Objectified,” an exploration of humans’ complex relationship with manufactured objects. The screening—scheduled for March 11 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey—will be followed by a panel discussion with local designers.
    The film and panel are part of The Center’s multidisciplinary project “Creativity at Work” and will give an insider’s view of creativity in the local workplace.
    This film is not rated and runs 75 minutes. The panel will be held after the film for 30 to 45 minutes. Tickets, $10 for Center members and $12 for nonmembers, are available at sunvalleycenter.org, by phone at 726-9491, or at the box office at 5:30 p.m.




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