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Color Our World

Memory Park 580 N Main St., Ketchum

Color Our World is The Advocates' largest annual fundraising event. This seasonal giving celebration culminates with an installation of colorful ribbons adorning Memory Park in Ketchum; each ribbon is a visual representation of a donation made. During the months of May and June, we will be inviting our community to purchase raffle tickets for six amazing prizes and donate ribbons to be displayed in the park. It is our goal that by July 1, 2024, the trees in Memory Park will be festooned with ribbons, tying all of us together in the quest to eradicate domestic violence and abuse, and empower all in their pursuit of peace, health, happiness, and freedom. This year’s Color Our World Ribbon Raise is a ticketed party on Friday, June 21 at Limelight Hotel. Tickets are $50 per person and include appetizers, drinks, ribbon raise and music. Reserved tables are also available and feature concierge cocktail services, table appetizers, and preferential seating. Your support provides help today and hope for tomorrow. Together, we are saving lives and changing futures. For details or to donate, please visit www.theadvocatesorg.org/color-our-world-2024

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stART Summer in Sun Valley

Various Locations Ketchum, ID

The Sun Valley 2024 summer season gears up for an incredible season of events, fundraisers and activities beginning in June with signature Sun Valley events, including The Welcome Party, A Summer Soiree presented by Sun Valley Culinary Institute (SVCI), Sun Valley Museum of Art’s 43rd Annual Sun Valley Wine Auction and the debut of The Joffrey Ballet for Ballet Sun Valley’s two-day dance festival. Celebrating the arts in the Wood River Valley is an opportunity to enjoy Sun Valley and its incredible location and community. These much-anticipated galas and events provide funding and opportunities throughout the year to support the entire Wood River Valley through the culinary arts, art education, and dance. Honoring the events contributing to the community’s fiber and soul, StART Summer in Sun Valley is a week-long kick-off to the Valley’s hallmark events. The Welcome Party Sun Valley Culinary Institute Saturday, June 22 Start your summer with sumptuous cuisine prepared by Celebrity Chef Art Smith and Food Network insider Bruce Seidel, plus enticing live and silent auction items, and then dance the night away under the stars with DJ SID3S. Tickets start at $350. Visit SunValleyCulinary.org for more details and to purchase tickets.   Sun Valley Wine ...

Sun Valley Policy Forum: SVPF Summer Institute

The Argyros 120 S Main St, Ketchum

The SVPF Summer Institute is a 2-day event with presentations from Charlie Kirk (Winning the Culture Wars for the Next Generation), Stephen Moore (Back to Work: Pro-Growth Economic Tax Policies), Scott Rasmussen (Founding Principles in Modern America) and Cleta Mitchell (Election Integrity: Who Counts?). The Sun Valley Policy Forum (SVPF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and non-partisan organization. Founded in 2022, SVPF brings first-in-class educational programming to drive greater community participation and engagement in social, economic, and civic challenges. SVPF brings the very best of today’s eminent leaders and nationally recognized luminaries to Sun Valley, Idaho. SVPF is designed to promote civil researched policy discourse and to create a forum to exchange ideas and build affinity groups growing the base of support of sound clear policies for the next generation. Significant year-round programming features economists, change agents, cultural historians, academia, new media, philanthropy, and public servants. Each will provide insights on critical issues and share our values of upholding the Constitution, and the American ideals of individual liberty, democracy, and free speech. Both season passes and single event entry registration options are offered. We hope to see you there! Please email info@svpolicyforum.org if you are interested in volunteering.

$250
Ongoing

Adult Summer Reading Begins!

Hailey Public Library 7 W Croy St +1 more

Bellevue Public Library, Hailey Public Library, and The Community Library are again co-hosting the valley-wide Adult Summer Reading 2024. This year’s theme is Adventure Begins at Your Library! which encourages unusual and exciting summer reading explorations. Register and pick up a passport at your local library beginning Memorial Weekend, Friday, 5/24/2024 and ending Labor Day Weekend, Tuesday, 9/3. Terrific raffle prizes, including dinner at the Hemingway House!

Free
Event Series Nick Brandt: SINK/RISE

Nick Brandt: SINK/RISE

Gilman Contemporary 661 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley

Sink/Rise continues photographer Nick Brandt’s series “The Day May Break” which eloquently captures communities who are affected by environmental destruction. The local people in these photos, photographed underwater off the coast of the Fijian islands, are representatives of the many people whose homes, land and livelihoods will be lost in the coming decades as the water rises. “Although they are several meters below the surface, the subjects of Brandt’s mesmerizing photographs do not float or swim. Incredibly, they sit on sofas, stand on chairs, use seesaws, and pose in ways they might on land. The effect is otherworldly, as though the familiar laws of physics have stalled in this strange, liminal zone between land and sea.” (Zoe Lescaze) The artist himself will further illuminate his creative process and the ethos behind "Sink / Rise" during a speaking engagement at The Community Library in Ketchum, ID, on July 11.

Free

Saving Lives in Sub-Saharan Africa through Water Innovation

The Community Library 415 Spruce Ave, Ketchum

Join us for a conversation with Nigerian hydrologist and climate activist Ichor Joshua Keghnen, who at age 12 contracted typhoid fever, a water borne disease that nearly killed him and ultimately shaped the trajectory of his life. Learn about his quest to improve water access and quality for underserved communities in sub-Saharan Africa. At just 23 years of age, Joshua has been recognized with international awards and fellowships. He’s presented his water innovations at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, was chosen as one of 25 finalists for the first cohort of the Young Climate Prize in 2023, is a Because Accelerator alumni, a Swarovski Foundation Creative, a 776 Climate Fellow, and a scholar of the British Council. Joshua is committed to driving positive change at the nexus of water, climate, and technology. With a background in earth sciences, he has developed innovative technologies that are revolutionizing water infrastructure and management. His Geotek technology monitors water quality and checks for needed maintenance of wells in rural areas of Nigeria. With hardware sensors installed at water sources, the system can provide needed alerts when there is a mechanical fault, allowing for quick intervention to prevent water contamination and other health ...

End of Alzheimer’s: Presented by Dr. Maria Maricich

Zenergy Health Club and Spa 245 Raven Rd., Ketchum

Join Dr. Maria Maricich as she presents a FREE workshop on little known ways to improve brain function. Dr. Maria is a local, born and raised in the Wood River Valley. Her passion for brain health began over 20 years ago when she began to study neurology for her own recovery from concussions. Today she weaves Functional Neurology, Functional Medicine, and Chiropractic to create unique programs of healing for her local community. She is passionate about utilizing natural means to optimize memory, moods and more. In this distinctive workshop, Dr. Maria will be sharing valuable information not often talked about in other health spaces. You will learn some of the major causes of decline in brain function (hint: it's not genetics), what little known signs to look out for, and what you can do now to save your brain. You will walk away with skills you can take home with you to support your health, immediately. Please click here for more information! Or you can call 208-726-6010 to register.

Free
Event Series Ketch’em Alive

Ketch’em Alive

Forest Service Park Forest Service Park, Ketchum

The City of Ketchum is pleased to announce the 2024 Ketch'em Alive free summer concert series, which brings live music to Forest Service Park (131 River Street East, Ketchum) every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., June 18 through Aug.  6. This year’s concerts feature a vibrant lineup of national and regional acts offering up an eclectic mix of Folk, Soul, Funk, Pop, R&B, County, Classic Rock, and more.  Bring your family and friends—all concerts are free and open to the public. Pack a picnic to bring or enjoy the variety of food and beverage options available to purchase from local, onsite vendors. 2024 Ketch'em Alive schedule: June 18: Side Hustle A talented group of musicians performing your favorite 80’s and 90’s hits, along with old-school R&B, Soul, and Funk. June 25: Darci Carlson One of the Valley’s favorite cover bands will perform an eclectic mix of Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Pop, and Funk. July 2: The Asymptomatics More post-punky than funky, this 7-piece band has a vibe all their own that blends influences from Cream and the Allman Brothers with Disco and dance grooves. July 9: Tom Conneely and the Birds of Paradise A country-tinged rock project showcasing accentuated, ...

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