Community calendar: Feb. 24-25
n Today, the Portneuf Sangha and Meditation Center, 424 W. Lewis St. in Pocatello, will examine ways to apply the Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, to everyday life. This week, participants are invited to bring a short reading or a quote to share and discuss. The focus will be on the third component of the Noble Eightfold Path: Right Speech. The morning begins with chanting practice from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m., followed by a 30-minute meditation session at 10 a.m. Then the filmed teaching will be shown, and a brief discussion will follow. For more information, contact Paula and Tony Seikel at 208-775-3183 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit portneufsangha.org.
n Oscar nominee “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” will be shown at 2:30, 4:30 and 7 p.m. today in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. The earliest show has subtitles. Melissa McCarthy stars as author Lee Israel who turns her writing art form to a deceptive reinterpretation of the lost letters of various famous personalities when she needs to make money to pay the bills. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com.
n The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Monday at Idaho State Tax Commission, 1111 N. Eighth Ave.
n Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Mondays at noon for Turn Around at Mandarin House, 675 Yellowstone Ave. in Pocatello, and at 7 p.m. for Steps to Serenity at Chubbuck United Methodist Church, 5147 Whitaker Road in Chubbuck. For more information, call 208-232-2692.
n Century High School’s Diamondback Dramatics will present Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” at 1 and 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $8 for adults, $6 for children/seniors, and $3 for high school students with their activity card.
n Bannock County Democrats will hold their monthly Central Committee meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Pocatello Elks Lodge, 410 S. Main St.