Community calendar: March 14-15

March 14, 2019


• The ISU College of Technology will host its annual Tech Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in Holt Arena.

• There will be a Pocatello City Council work session at 9 a.m. today in Council Chambers followed by a budget meeting.

• There will be a Pocatello Arts Council subcommittee meeting at 9 a.m. today at College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave. in Pocatello.

• ISU’s College of Education will host an Education Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Wood River Room in the Pond Student Union. This event is designed for teachers and candidates seeking a teaching placement for the 2019-2020 academic year. For more information on the Education Career Fair, contact Amy Bytof at bytoamy@isu.edu.

• The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance will run every Thursday from 5 to 9 through March 28. This program allows anyone with an annual income of $52,000 or less to have their taxes filed for free by accounting students. Participants will need to bring their tax documents, their social security card and a form of photo ID. For more information, contact Dawn Konicek at konidawn@isu.edu or visit isu.edu/cob.• There will be a Hearing Examiner meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in Pocatello Council Chambers.

• Alpha Kappa Psi — Delta Upsilon will host the 60th Idaho Business Leader of the Year Banquet starting at 6 p.m. today at the ISU Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello. Mary Johnson, the owner of the local McDonald’s stores, will be honored with the 60th winner of the Idaho Business Leader of the Year award.

• The Portneuf Medical Center will host a free community seminar today. Dr. Richard Cline will speak on the risks, signs, symptoms and treatments of kidney disease. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. To reserve a seat, visit portneuf.org/event or call 208-239-2033.

• Filmed by Bike, Portland, Oregon’s famed bicycle-themed film festival is making a stop at the Waterfront at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls today. Doors open at 6 p.m. Films begin at 7 p.m. The traveling festival features more than 15 films from all over the world. The Idaho Falls showing will be divided into two parts; Bike Love and Adventure Shorts. Tickets are available online at idahowalkbike.brownpapertickets.com or at the door. This is an all-ages show. Beer, wine and food will be available, and there will be a raffle.


• 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 Idaho State-Civic Symphony will perform with the internationally acclaimed duo Acoustic Eidolon at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello. Tickets are $13 to $40 and are available online at www.thesymphony.us or by calling the ISU Box Office at 208-282-3595.

Friday & Saturday

The Pocatello Model Railroad and Historical Society will hold an open house from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday the 16th of March in UPRR brick building 59 south of the UPRR depot and just north of the Benton Overpass. We have trains that will be running in 5 scales on 4 layouts and there are more model trains plus real railroad artifacts on display throughout the building. We have a Geotrax layout available for kids 12 and under to experience in on the fun, and puzzles are available for Adults to! Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

• Old Town Actors Studio, 427 N. Main St. in Pocatello, will present the family-friendly “Anne of Green Gables” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling 208-478-6886.

• The annual Chrome in the Dome car show will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Holt Arena in Pocatello.Friday-Sunday{/span}

{span class=”print_trim”}• The 30th annual Holy Spirit Catholic School Invitational Basketball Tournament will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The competing teams who play in this annual local version of “March Madness” are made up of fourth- through sixth-grade boys and girls from Idaho and Utah Catholic schools. Over 250 exciting and competitive games are played at Reed Gym on the Idaho State University campus and at the Holy Spirit Catholic School gym. Games begin at noon Friday and are played until the final championship playoff game at 4 p.m. Sunday.