Hailey Public Library via Zoom
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Stories Leap Over Walls – Baratunde Thurston @ Hailey Public Library via Zoom | Hailey | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Stories Leap Over Walls – Baratunde Thurston Thursday, October 1, 2020 Hailey Public Library will host the final discussion of the “Stories Leap over Walls” series around culture, race, and our sense of home. A TED talk by Baratunde Rafiq Thurston, an Emmy-nominated writer, activist, and comedian, will be followed by conversation. Thursday, October 1, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. RSVP to kristin.fletcher@haileypubliclibrary.org.
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The World of Cheese @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
The history of cheese dates back thousands of years, is made throughout the world, and has an infinite number of variations. In France alone, it is said that there are enough varieties of cheese to have a different one each day of the year. In this lecture, tasting and demonstration class, Dean and Chef Chris Koetke will delve into the science of cheese making, explain the cheese making process, describe the basic families of cheeses, and make some basic cheese recipes. Along the way, participants will have plenty of samples as examples of some of the world’s great cheeses. Beverage pairings will be available for purchase. By the end of this lecture class, your understanding of the world of cheese will be richer and more comprehensive.
Parkinson's Class with Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience & Gerontology @ Zenergy
1:00 pm
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class Series at Zenergy Join Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience and M.S. Gerontology, for her scientifically based exercise class that is designed to assist individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Jenn has created a fun class setting that is marked by individual and group physical explorations of music, dance, rhythm and speech, helping to engage the bodies and minds of her participants. Based on the latest therapeutic techniques and research, Jenn’s class is scientific in its foundation, but pure fun in its application. Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, and the Fall Prevention Class offered by Doctor of Physical Therapy Lindsey Ketterling, Wednesdays at 12 PM. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out all of our classes!
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
All Things Duck @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
For many, duck is seen as difficult to cook and even mysterious. As a result, it is not prepared often at home even though chefs love to cook with duck. The reason that chefs are drawn to duck is that it is one of the most versatile of birds where every part of it can be made into something unique and delicious! In this demo class, Dean and Chef Chris Koetke will demonstrate how to cook this amazing bird to maximize its potential. Chef Chris will even show how to cook it as a low fat, high protein dinner.
Outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Community Meditation @ Outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
9:30 am
Community Meditation! Let’s heal together! https://vimeo.com/440029017 Join the Crystal Healing Room in hosting our Community Meditations in Ketchum! Every Saturday morning at 9:30 am! FACE MASKS REQUIRED. Everyone will be seated 6-feet apart. This meditation will be led by the founder of the Crystal Healing Room, the Life Purpose Shaman. With COVID-19 and cries for justice ringing across the world, we must focus on healing our energy. We must remain centered and connected to Mother Earth and Source as we navigate through this new world. Join her on Saturdays at 9:30 AM as she leads you in a vibrational healing meditation. Bring your YOGA MAT and WATER as this meditation will be held outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street in front of the Crystal Healing Room! Crystal Healing Room is owned and operated by a 501(c)3 nonprofit. In order to generate revenue, we are asking for a $10 fee to attend the meditation. RSVP by Registering here on Eventbrite! PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 10 MINS EARLY TO CHOOSE YOUR SPOT. Call the Crystal Healing Room for details: 208-913-0404  
Upper Big Wood River Grange
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fall Garden Workshop & Harvest Exchange @ Upper Big Wood River Grange | Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
On Saturday, October 3, 5B Resilience Gardens is hosting a gardening workshop at the Grange Garden. This hands-on, outdoor, workshop will include: constructing a 3-bin composting system, harvesting potatoes from a potato tower, preparing garden beds for the winter, a seed saving discussion, and fall planting techniques. What to bring: • Work gloves, tools & supplies (details upon registration) • Compost materials: green matter for nitrogen (non-meat and dairy food waste, fresh lawn clippings, fresh manure) and brown matter for carbon (dried leaves, shredded paper, bark pieces) • Your own homemade compost • Lunch to enjoy in the garden! For those interested, we will exchange finished compost to enhance the biodiversity of existing composting systems in the community. We will maintain physical distancing and wear masks for this workshop. Please RSVP to amy@sunvalleyinstitute.org
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gourmet Breakfast @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
11:00 am
This is not a class for making breakfasts for those busy mornings. Rather, these dishes are for those lazy mornings when life slows down for a leisurely breakfast with friends and family. Join Dean and Chef Christopher Koetke for a demonstration class that celebrates great breakfast dishes. These dishes are a perfect way to start an amazing day.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Saturday Classes: Jack-O-Lanterns @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
2:30 pm
Tuition: $45 for one adult and one child, $10 for each additional person
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Handbuilding @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
5:30 pm
Tuition: $150/four week classes plus $37 for Clay Our classes consist of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. Learn all techniques from slab to coil to pinch. Session 1: Mondays- September 21, 28, Oct 5, 12 • 5:30pm-8:30pm **Registration required** Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 6 all-day
All Level Throwing w/ Diane Walker @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Tuition: $150/four week classes plus $37 for Clay– our classes consist of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. Open to those with little or no clay experience. Session 1: Tuesdays Sep 22, 29, Oct 6, 13 • 5:30-8:30 w/ Diane Walker *Registration Required* Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Zenergy
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
PD on the Move with Alexander Tressor @ Zenergy
11:00 am
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class at Zenergy Join Sun Valley Ballet’s Artistic Director, Master Ballet Instructor, and Parkinson’s advocate Alexander Tressor as he takes his weekly class through a specially adapted class aimed at assisting those who suffer from neuromuscular disorders. Tressor’s diagnosis twelve years ago with Parkinson’s Disease led him to create his own dynamic, life-affirming, and unyielding approach to fighting off the symptoms of his disease. Exercise with Alexander and get inspired! Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, and the Fall Prevention Class offered by Doctor of Physical Therapy Lindsey Ketterling, Wednesdays at 12 PM. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out both classes!
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Beginning Sculpture @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
9:30 am
Tuition $150 plus $37 for clay This class consists of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. This class will focus on sculpting heads and busts. Session 1: Wednesdays 9:30-12:30 • Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 **Registration required** Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Fall Prevention class with Lindsey Ketterling, DPT, CSCS @ Zenergy
12:00 pm
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class Series at Zenergy Join Lindsey Ketterling, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, for her class developing core strength and balance. Ketterling’s area of special study in vestibular care gives her a solid foundation for helping those afflicted by muscular or neuropathic atrophy, diminishing strength or balance, or for those who are recovering from injuries to either the extremities or the head. This class is aimed at helping to prevent accidental falls which can lead to more serious injuries and potential losses of physical capacity, and can be of benefit to a wide variety of individuals. Recognize your risk for falling, and mitigate your chances by developing the strength and strategy to stay healthy, no matter the weather conditions! Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s Parkinson’s Class offered by Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience & Gerontology, Fridays at 1 PM, and the new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, Master Ballet Instructor. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out all three classes!
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Achieving Atmosphere and Surface Layers in Low-Fired Pots @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Learn how to make functional wheel thrown pots by using a table top banding wheel, as well as a slow turning electric wheel. Using earthenware in electric kilns, Sasha plays with surface decorations that both depict imagery and mimic atmospheric effects. If you love Soda-Fired, atmospheric effects but only have access to an electric kiln, these techniques will help you further your exploration in interesting spontaneous results. Session 1: Learn how to make functional wheel thrown pots by using a table top banding wheel, as well as a slow turning electric wheel. Wednesdays Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 • 5:30-8:30 Tuition: Non-member $200/ Member $180 Registration required. Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Hailey Public Library via Zoom
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Sheepherding in the 21st Century @ Hailey Public Library via Zoom | Hailey | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
The Hailey Public Library and Lava Lake Ranch will co-host “Sheepherding in the 21st Century,” a conversation with owners Brian and Kathleen Bean and foreman Pedro Loyola on their philosophy and work on the ground. Offered Thursday, October 8, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. RSVP to kristin.fletcher@haileypubliclibrary.org.
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where's The Beef @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Beef is one of the favorite meats in America—and for good reason. When it is well-produced, it is delicious and versatile. Every cut has its own technique and possibilities. In this demo class, Dean and Chef Christopher Koetke will look at different cuts of meat as well as spend some time on making great dishes from ground beef. It will not be your normal hamburger!
Parkinson's Class with Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience & Gerontology @ Zenergy
1:00 pm
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class Series at Zenergy Join Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience and M.S. Gerontology, for her scientifically based exercise class that is designed to assist individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Jenn has created a fun class setting that is marked by individual and group physical explorations of music, dance, rhythm and speech, helping to engage the bodies and minds of her participants. Based on the latest therapeutic techniques and research, Jenn’s class is scientific in its foundation, but pure fun in its application. Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, and the Fall Prevention Class offered by Doctor of Physical Therapy Lindsey Ketterling, Wednesdays at 12 PM. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out all of our classes!
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Asian Fish Recipes @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Fish is a staple protein around the world. In Asia, the variety of fish preparations are endless and extremely varied from Japan to Thailand to India. Yet, so many of these fish recipes display forward flavor profiles and fascinating levels of complexity. In this demonstration class, Dean and Chef Chris Koetke will delve into assorted Asian cuisines and cook up some of his favorites that he learned through his many Asian travels.
Outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Community Meditation @ Outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
9:30 am
Community Meditation! Let’s heal together! https://vimeo.com/440029017 Join the Crystal Healing Room in hosting our Community Meditations in Ketchum! Every Saturday morning at 9:30 am! FACE MASKS REQUIRED. Everyone will be seated 6-feet apart. This meditation will be led by the founder of the Crystal Healing Room, the Life Purpose Shaman. With COVID-19 and cries for justice ringing across the world, we must focus on healing our energy. We must remain centered and connected to Mother Earth and Source as we navigate through this new world. Join her on Saturdays at 9:30 AM as she leads you in a vibrational healing meditation. Bring your YOGA MAT and WATER as this meditation will be held outdoors at 571 E. 4th Street in front of the Crystal Healing Room! Crystal Healing Room is owned and operated by a 501(c)3 nonprofit. In order to generate revenue, we are asking for a $10 fee to attend the meditation. RSVP by Registering here on Eventbrite! PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 10 MINS EARLY TO CHOOSE YOUR SPOT. Call the Crystal Healing Room for details: 208-913-0404  
Online - Statewide
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Early Learning Academies - Session Two @ Online - Statewide
10:00 am
The Early Learning Academies is a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend. WEBINAR SESSION TWO: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Early Learning Saturday | October 10, 2020 9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM-noon MDT Examine the impact of trauma on human development. Learn how to use a strengths-based lens to promote positive outcomes for young children. Explore the concept of HOPE (Health Outcomes from Positive Experiences) and ways to support children’s healthy growth and development. The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning, and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Empty Bowl-A-Thon (postponed) @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
Empty Bowl-A-Thon Open and FREE to the community! Join Boulder Mountain Clayworks in its efforts to benefit the Blaine County Hunger Coalition.  Bring a friend and make bowls that will be sold at our 8th annual Empty Bowl lunch on January 17th, 2020.  Schedule your book club or service organization for an “Empty Bowl” event at Boulder Mountain Clayworks this fall, OCT 15th- DEC 15th. No experience necessary.
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cooking with Beer @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Beer has become a highly respected beverage with a multitude of styles to choose from. While beer has become a frequent pairing with food, it is less often an ingredient in the actual recipes. Join Dean and Chef Christopher Koetke as we focus on using different styles of beer in an assortment of recipes. Get ready for some delicious beer focused food along with some beer tastings!
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Handbuilding @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
5:30 pm
Tuition: $150/four week classes plus $37 for Clay Our classes consist of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. Learn all techniques from slab to coil to pinch. Session 1: Mondays- September 21, 28, Oct 5, 12 • 5:30pm-8:30pm **Registration required** Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 13 all-day
All Level Throwing w/ Diane Walker @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Tuition: $150/four week classes plus $37 for Clay– our classes consist of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. Open to those with little or no clay experience. Session 1: Tuesdays Sep 22, 29, Oct 6, 13 • 5:30-8:30 w/ Diane Walker *Registration Required* Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Zenergy
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
PD on the Move with Alexander Tressor @ Zenergy
11:00 am
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class at Zenergy Join Sun Valley Ballet’s Artistic Director, Master Ballet Instructor, and Parkinson’s advocate Alexander Tressor as he takes his weekly class through a specially adapted class aimed at assisting those who suffer from neuromuscular disorders. Tressor’s diagnosis twelve years ago with Parkinson’s Disease led him to create his own dynamic, life-affirming, and unyielding approach to fighting off the symptoms of his disease. Exercise with Alexander and get inspired! Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, and the Fall Prevention Class offered by Doctor of Physical Therapy Lindsey Ketterling, Wednesdays at 12 PM. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out both classes!
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Beginning Sculpture @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
9:30 am
Tuition $150 plus $37 for clay This class consists of one 3-hour class per week and an additional 3 hours of studio time per week to work on student assignments or personal projects. This class will focus on sculpting heads and busts. Session 1: Wednesdays 9:30-12:30 • Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 **Registration required** Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Fall Prevention class with Lindsey Ketterling, DPT, CSCS @ Zenergy
12:00 pm
A Free Public Outreach Health & Wellness Class Series at Zenergy Join Lindsey Ketterling, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, for her class developing core strength and balance. Ketterling’s area of special study in vestibular care gives her a solid foundation for helping those afflicted by muscular or neuropathic atrophy, diminishing strength or balance, or for those who are recovering from injuries to either the extremities or the head. This class is aimed at helping to prevent accidental falls which can lead to more serious injuries and potential losses of physical capacity, and can be of benefit to a wide variety of individuals. Recognize your risk for falling, and mitigate your chances by developing the strength and strategy to stay healthy, no matter the weather conditions! Note: this class serves as an additional avenue for exercise, camaraderie, and exploration beyond Zenergy’s Parkinson’s Class offered by Jennifer Hubbard, M.S. Neuroscience & Gerontology, Fridays at 1 PM, and the new PD on the Move class held on Tuesdays at 11 AM, taught by Alexander Tressor, Master Ballet Instructor. PD, ALS, MS individuals and caregivers: we highly recommend trying out all three classes!
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Achieving Atmosphere and Surface Layers in Low-Fired Pots @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
Learn how to make functional wheel thrown pots by using a table top banding wheel, as well as a slow turning electric wheel. Using earthenware in electric kilns, Sasha plays with surface decorations that both depict imagery and mimic atmospheric effects. If you love Soda-Fired, atmospheric effects but only have access to an electric kiln, these techniques will help you further your exploration in interesting spontaneous results. Session 1: Learn how to make functional wheel thrown pots by using a table top banding wheel, as well as a slow turning electric wheel. Wednesdays Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 • 5:30-8:30 Tuition: Non-member $200/ Member $180 Registration required. Call 208-726-4484 with any questions.
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Delicious Dumplings with Chef Robin Leventhal @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
Every culture has a stuffed dumpling of some kind. The Italians call them ravioli and tortellini while the Eastern Europeans have Pelmeni and Perogies. In Asia it’s the bao, won ton, gyoza and shumai that are ubiquitous. The empanada, with its Spanish roots reigns supreme in Latin America enjoyed with both sweet and savory filling. Endless variations are out there from street food to fine dining. In this demonstration class we will explore delicious dumplings from Asia and Latin America.
Sun Valley Culinary Institute
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Celebration of Tofu @ Sun Valley Culinary Institute | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:30 pm
It was only a few decades ago that tofu was a mystery food labeled on Chinese menus as bean curd. Today, tofu has become a part of our national diet both as a meat substitute, but more importantly as an ingredient in its own right. In this demonstration class, Dean and Chef Chris Koetke, who worked extensively with soy foods for decades, will explore the intricacies of tofu, explain how it is made, and cook extensively with the different varieties.

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