Community calendar: April 11-12
• The Pocatello City Council will meet for a work session at 9 a.m. today in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.
• There will be fire union negotiations at 9:30 a.m. today in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.
• The College of Eastern Idaho will host a dedication for its Armed Forces Center at 10 a.m. today in Building 5. All all-campus barbecue will follow the dedication.
• There will be police union negotiations at 2 p.m. today in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.
• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, 1305 E. Center St. There will also be a ribbon cutting at 5:15 p.m.
• ISU Career Center is hosting a “Suit-Up” event from 5 to 9 p.m. today at JCPenney in Pine Ridge Mall for ISU students, staff, faculty and alumni. Stop by and receive 40 percent extra off select men’s and women’s career dress apparel: suits, dresses, sport coats, dress pants, shoes and accessories.
• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Thursdays at 6 p.m. at Hope and Recovery Resource Center, 210 E. Center St., Suite D, in Pocatello. For more information, call 208-232-2692.
• PV’s Uncorked on Main is partnering with Wanderlust for a beer pairing at 6:30 p.m. today at PV’s, 138 N. Main St. in Pocatello. There will be four courses paired with four beers. Cost is $25 per person. Call 208-233-1322 to make reservations as seating is limited for this event.
• The ISU Department of Music’s Percussion Ensemble will be held at 7 p.m. today at Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts building. Admission is free. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted. All others are welcome.
• The Rocky Mountain Writers Festival takes place at 7 p.m. today at the College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave. in Pocatello. Readers are all affiliated with ISU either as faculty or students. They include Carlen Donovan as MC; prose writers Elise Barker, Tera Cole, Brandon Hall and Mike Stubbs. The poet of the night is Bethany Schultz Hurst.
• The Palace Playhouse is presenting “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday. It’s a delightful musical within a comedy and a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.
• M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” plays at 7 p.m. today and at 7 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has 24 personalities, but when they are brought under observation in a sanitarium along with an evil genius, their claim to special powers are brought into question. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.
• There will be police union negotiations at 8:30 a.m. Friday in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.
• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will host the Chamber Champs Bowling Tournament from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at Tough Guy Lanes in Pocatello. Admission is $100 per team of four.
• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Fridays at noon at Family Services Alliance, 355 S. Arthur Ave. in Pocatello. For more information, call 208-232-2692
• The American Legion will host Steak Night at 5 p.m. Friday at the Bannock County Veterans Memorial Building, 300 N. Johnson Ave. in Pocatello. Join us for a charcoal grilled ribeye steak with baked potatoes, assorted vegetables, baked beans and apple crisp for $15 or $8 for a smaller senior meal.
• The Rocky Mountain Writers Festival takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bru House Galilei, 502 N. Main St. in Pocatello. The lineup for poetry showcases Parris Butler, Breck Dalley, Storey Holston, Mystery Megan, Kai Thomas and Eric Whiteside. Prose writers include Jona Andrist, Ron Brauman and Chris Swenson.
• The Comedy Project will perform DRUNK-prov on Friday at Club Charleys, 331 E. Center St. in Pocatello. Improvisers drink, you drink, everyone has a great time. Admission is $8. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
• Westside Players will put on a production of “Becky’s New Car” on Friday and Saturday at The Warehouse, 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello. Tickets are $35 for dinner and show, or $17 for show only. Students with ID get in for $10. Cocktail service begins at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the curtain goes up at 8 p.m. For more information, please visit www.westsideplayers.org or call 208-234-2654.
• Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Shakespeare in Love” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Bistline Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $14 for seniors, faculty and staff, $10 for children and $7 for ISU students with a Bengal ID and can be purchased at isu.edu/tickets or by calling the ISU box office at 208-282-3595.
• Old Town Actors Studio presents its seventh annual burlesque show, “Let’s Misbehave,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. This is a show for grown-ups only. Call 208-478-6886 for reservations. Tickets are $12. OTAS is at 427 N. Main St., Suite G, in Pocatello. Call 208-478-6886 for reservations.