n The Pocatello Development Authority will meet Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p,m, in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.
n AARP Chapter 288 will hold its monthly meeting today at the Senior Activity Center, 427 N. Sixth Ave. in Pocatello. Lunch will be served at noon and costs $6. After lunch, the general meeting will be held with Barry Knight Travel providing information on upcoming trips. New members are welcome. Dues are $2.50 for the remainder of the year and then $5 in January for 2019.
n Region 6 Early Childhood Committee will meet from noon to 1 p.m. today at Portneuf Library, 5210 Stuart Ave. in Chubbuck.
n The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. Those who donate blood through Sept. 30 will receive a coupon for a free haircut at Sport Clips. There will be a blood donation opportunity today from 1 to 7 p.m. at ISU’s Pond Student Union, 741 S. Seventh Ave. in Pocatello.
n ISU’s Outdoor Adventure Center will have an open slackline on Hutchinson Quadrangle today from 5 to 7 p.m. Participation is free and open to all levels of ability. For more information, contact the OAC at 208-282-3912 or by email at email@example.com.
n The Historic Preservation Commission will meet today from 6 to 8 p.m. in Pocatello City Council Chambers.
n National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI SI) support group meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Life Inc., 640 Pershing Ave. Family, friends and those in recovery dealing with mental illness are encouraged to come.
n ISU biological sciences Professor Charles Peterson will give a free presentation on “Photographing the Snakes of Idaho” at 7 p.m. today in the Eli M. Oboler Library’s first floor art exhibit area.
Today & Thursday
n The Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls is seeking your personal stories and experiences for potential inclusion in “The Way Out West,” a new exhibit on regional history. The museum is holding informational public meetings to begin gathering stories. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. The meetings will be held today at the Burley Public Library in Burley and Thursday at the Salmon Public Library in Salmon. Additional information and an online submission form are also available at www.museumofidaho.org/stories. All submissions are due Sept. 30.
n The Region 7 Early Childhood Committee will meet Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at 1250 Hollipark Drive in Idaho Falls. Agenda highlights include votes for co-chair, secretary and membership coordinator; goal-planning; and a discussion of open meeting laws.
n Democratic candidate for governor Paulette Jordan will speak to the Idaho Falls City Club on Thursday. Lunch runs from noon to 12:30 p.m. followed by the candidate presentation until 1 p.m. and a moderated question-and-answer session until 1:30 p.m. The forum will be in the ISU Bennion Student Union multipurpose room, 1784 Science Center Drive in Idaho Falls. Tickets are $17 including a member lunch, $22 for a nonmember lunch and $5 for gallery seating. Tickets can be bought online at ifcityclub.com.
n A Pocatello City Council liaison/work session clarification meeting will be Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall. A clarification meeting in the same location will be from 5:30 to 6 p.m., followed by the regular City Council meeting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. A public hearing will be held at the City Council meeting on an ordinance that would regulate the feeding of wildlife within city limits. A copy of the proposed ordinance can be found at pocatello.us/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Item/1630?fileID=5321.
n OrthoIdaho, 2240 E. Center St. in Pocatello, will be hosting an open house, in conjunction with the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours, on Thursday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Pocatello Chiefs will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:15 p.m. The team at OrthoIdaho is inviting the community, local leaders, patients and anyone wanting to know more about their services to come and visit during the open house. Food and beverages will be hosted by the Sand Trap, and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact James Frei at James@orthoida.com or 208-233-2100.
n The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI SI) peer support group meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Life Inc., 640 Pershing Ave. in Pocatello. Individuals dealing with mental health and in recovery are encouraged to come.
n The Pocatello College Neighborhood Association’s annual picnic is Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Caldwell Park pavilion. There will live music provided by Heather and Dan. All residents of the University Neighborhood are welcome.
n On Thursday, the Bannock County Democrats and the Idaho Young Democrats will be hosting “An Evening with Aaron and Paulette” with Paulette Jordan and Aaron Swisher from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Labor Temple, 456 N. Arthur Ave. in Pocatello. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and talk with our candidates from Bannock County including those running for both county and legislative offices. Tickets cost $10 per adult and $5 per student with valid student ID. Tickets can be purchased online at aaronandpaulette.com or by calling 208-234-8908. Tickets will be available at the door but advanced purchase is encouraged.
n PV’s Uncorked on Main, 138 N. Main St. in Pocatello, will host its monthly Wine Pairing with Terry from TEC on Thursday. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., enjoy five courses with five wines. Reservations are required, so call 208-233-1322 to reserve your table.
n The Pocatello Showcase Chorus is rebuilding its chorus is looking for new members. Women of all ages are invited to join in this exciting art form using your voices to create a capella harmony and fun performances. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Thursdays in the Cornelison Building, 1422 N. Harrison Ave. For more information, call 208-237-5547.
n Sisters in Action Sports will be teaming up with East Fork Bikes every Thursday until the snow flies. This event is BYOB (bring your own bike). There will be both a co-ed ride that is more difficult and for those with higher ability and an all-women’s ride that is more mellow and geared toward beginners. Meet at East Fork Bikes, 346 N. Main St., at 7 p.m.