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Noche de Cine en Español – April

When: April 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Hailey Public Library/Town Center West, 116 S River St, Hailey, ID 83333, USA

The Hailey Public Library will show a popular animated children’s film during April’s Noche de Cine en Español on Tuesday, April 26, at 5:00 PM at Hailey Town Center. In this film, a huge but gentle bull is taken from loving farm to fight in the bullring. The free, PG-13 movie will be in Spanish with English subtitles. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a guardian.

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Mary’s Crash Computer Class en Espanol

When: March 23, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Where: Hailey Public Library, 7 W Croy

The Hailey Public Library will offer a free basic computer class in Spanish starting Wednesday, March 23 from 5:30-6:45 PM. The 4-week class will be taught by entrepreneur Mary Gonzalez Romero and Blanca Romero and continue on 3/30, 4/6 and 4/13. Enrollment is limited to 10 participants. To register, contact Mary at 208-309-5949, the Library at 208-788-2036 or [email protected]

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Noche de Cine Español: Cesar Chavez

When: March 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Hailey Public Library/Hailey Town Center West (old Copy and Print), 115 S River St, Hailey, ID 83333, USA

Help the Hailey Public Library celebrate Cesar Chavez Day with the English language biographical film “Cesar Chavez: History is Made One Step at a Time” on Tuesday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m. Chavez brought national attention to poor farmworker conditions. Community activist Herbert Romero will lead a discussion after the film. First of a monthly in-person movie night highlighting Hispanic culture. Held at Hailey Town Center West (old Copy and Print). Free.

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Dispatches from a Residency at the Hemingway House

When: November 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Community Library

Kevin Lavelle, the Library’s Hemingway Writer-In-Residence for November, will share some of his work from his time in residency at the historic Ernest and Mary Hemingway House. During his residency, Kevin will be working on the darkly comic novel “Sunset And Time.” When a brokenhearted Empathic Therapist’s grief stops time, a combative hummingbird guides him through his past lives to stop a hateful geologist from turning the world’s love to stone. He will discuss his writing process with the community and invite your questions on the writing and creative life. Kevin Lavelle is a screen and fiction writer living in Los Angeles. A native of Ireland, his writing includes a psychological thriller, a horror and a young adult/fantasy. Dark magical realism with heart is his arena, whatever the genre. He is currently at work on a novel. Lavelle is the inaugural recipient of the Writing by Writers Hemingway House residency with The Community Library. Register to attend in person or watch online. Visit www.comlib.org for more information.

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Young Hispanic Leaders Panel Discussion

When: October 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: The Community Library

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and in partnership with ProjecToolSuccess, The Community Library will host a free, outdoor program celebrating and hearing from young Hispanic leaders in our community. The panel discussion will be moderated by Mariela Orihuela, outreach associate at the Library, and will highlight the incredible work of high school students, recent graduates, and other young leaders by inviting them to share with us their visions for the Wood River Valley. Join us on the Library’s Donaldson Robb Family Lawn for this event. Bring a blanket or chair! The outdoor program will also be live streamed. In case of inclement weather, the program will only be available virtually.

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The Lifespan of a Fact, Streaming

When: May 27, 2021 – June 6, 2021 all-day
Where: Virtual Event

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell based on the book by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal Filmed In-Person on stage at The Spot with a fully vaccinated company with approval from the Actors’ Equity Association VIRTUALLY STREAMING MAY 27- JUNE 6 TICKET PRICING: $10 Rush Ticket / $13 Student Ticket / $25 Standard Ticket www.spotsunvalley.com to purchase tickets   “The debate at the heart of this play transcends comedy and demands serious attention.” – Variety SHOW DESCRIPTION: The Lifespan of a Fact is the true-ish story of the critically acclaimed author, John D’Agata, and a young fact-checker, Jim Fingal, navigating the nature of truth. How negotiable is a “fact?” When John’s essay about the suicide of Las Vegas teenager Levi Presley is selected by an illustrious magazine editor, Emily Penrose, to be featured in a fast-approaching publication, Jim Fingal is assigned his first major job: the straight forward task of fact-checking the essay. Jim–with sincerity, a dogged loyalty to accuracy, and a tight deadline–digs into the essay and begins to discover it is rife with inconsistencies, fabrications and misleading claims. John maintains the liberties taken are necessary–that the piece is an essay, …

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Hat Decorating with SVMoA, Taught in Spanish

When: May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Hailey House & Classroom, 314 2nd Ave S, Hailey, ID 83333, USA

Sun Valley Museum of Art (SVMoA) is pleased to present a special Mother’s Day celebration: Hat Decorating with Denice Nava and Folk Dancing with Jane Lopez. This  single-day workshop will be held Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at SVMoA’s Hailey Classroom. The class will be taught in Spanish. Join SVMoA for a fun morning of activities to celebrate Mother’s Day! Participants will decorate a hat using paint and/or fiber art with artist Denice Nava. The Museum will provide hats and all other supplies. Child care and activities will also be provided. Jane Lopez will lead children in folkloric dances called “rondas” that will be presented as part of the celebration. Denice Nava was born in the city of Puruándiro in the Mexican state of Michoacán. She discovered her creativity and passion for art at a very young age. One of her favorite things to do throughout her childhood was decorating her bedroom, using paint and empty tuna cans to create perfect polka dots and transforming her wall into a vibrant work of art. Denice left her hometown for Reno, Nevada, where she started her family and spent 22 years before falling in love with Idaho’s landscapes and …

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May 10, 2021 - May 27, 2021

Spring Spa Specials at Sun Valley Resort

Spring Spa Specials are Back! Starting this Sunday, unwind at the Sun Valley Spa, the #1 Spa in Idaho! Receive 30% off a 50-80 minute Signature Massage and a Signature Organic Facial.  Hurry, book your treatment today as this offer will only be valid until May 27. Sunday through Friday only. Discount does not apply to Saturday.  

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History Happy Hour: Amplifying Idaho’s Hispanic Voices

When: April 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Virtual Event, 610 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702, USA

The Idaho State Museum has long celebrated diverse cultures and the telling of stories from multiple voices. After witnessing the positive impact from our relaunch of Día de Muertos and how celebrating Idaho’s diverse cultures affects the community at large we were inspired to add deeper and inclusive programing to our portfolio. We are proud to host the virtual panel discussion Nuestras Voces, or “Our Voices,” a new complimentary state-wide virtual program in Spanish. In this monthly 30-minute presentation, panelists discuss a variety of topics from past to present within Idaho. This unique opportunity offers Idaho’s Spanish-speaking community a new platform at the Museum to discuss contemporary challenges, historical perspectives, and light-hearted stories from Idaho’s rich Hispanic history and community. For this discussion with the Nuestras Voces team, panelists Maria Ortega (Visitor Services Representative, Idaho State Museum), Emily Chivers (Curator of Education, Idaho State Museum) and JJ Saldana (Community Resource Development Specialist, Idaho Commission of Hispanic Affairs) come together to share more about this new program, the community it is serving, the Idaho State Museum’s commitment to diverse voices, and the impact it aims to provide. You can participate in the conversation through the audience Q&A by emailing questions to …

Before the Spark Becomes a Flame: Mindful Living in Challenging Times

When: January 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Hailey Public Library via zoom, 7 W Croy St, Hailey, ID 83333, USA

The Hailey Public Library will host “Before the Spark Becomes a Flame,” Part 4 in the Mindful Living in Challenging Times series. Ryan Redman, director of the Flourish Foundation, shares how parents and others can use mindfulness and self-compassion to keep conflicts from escalating. Thursday, January 14, at 5:30 PM. RSVP to [email protected]