Community calendar: April 3-May1

May 1, 2019


• There will be a Site Plan Review meeting at 1:30 p.m. today in the Iwamizawa Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 5:15 p.m. today at Himalayan Flavor, 303 E. Alameda Road.

• Your Future in Technology (YourFIT) is returning to Pocatello at Irving Middle School from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. today. There will be regional high-tech companies and the ISU College of Technology in attendance. Seventh and eighth graders, their parents and the public should attend. Free pizza, drinks and cookies are available for every event attendee. There will be drawings for smart tablets, drones, T-shirts, hoodies and other prizes.

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Tuesdays at 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Friendship Club, 745 S. First Ave. in Pocatello. For more information, call 208-232-2692

• The Portneuf District Library will be holding community informational meetings for any community members who have questions about the upcoming bond election. As part of each meeting, there will be a presentation including a review the current building, the planning process so far, the proposed new location and spaces, and the tax impact of the proposed bond. The next meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the library, 5210 Stuart Ave. in Pocatello.

• Solarize Pocatello and Intermountain Wind & Solar will be hosting a free, public open house and solar workshop at 7 p.m. today in the Pocatello City Council Chambers. This will be the first of a series of workshops. After the workshop, there will be time to meet the Solarize team and get your questions answered individually. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.SolarizePocatello.com.


• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Wednesdays at noon at Mental Health Specialists, 210 W. Burnside Ave., Suite A, in Chubbuck. For more information, call 208-232-2692.

• Southeast Idaho Retired Educators will be meeting for a luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday at the Clarion Inn in Pocatello. Lunch is $12. The group will be hearing a presentation by Rep. Elaine Smith on this year’s legislative session and will also be installing new officers for the upcoming year. If you have questions, call Stan Cope at 208-237-0002 or Catherine Wilson at 208-233-0122.

• There will be a bid opening for the airport at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

• There will be a bid opening for the Street Department at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

• Come learn the A, B, C and D’s of Medicare at a free educational seminar at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community meeting room of the Marshall Public Library in Pocatello. We’ll cover the basics and go over updates and changes. It’s open to the public and questions are encouraged. For more information or private meeting times, call Cristie Stone at 208-220-3715, Naomi McDonald at 208-760-0047 or Shelbi Ferdinand at 208-318-8142.

• The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

• The Portneuf Valley Quilters’ Guild will meet Wednesday at Quail Ridge, 797 Hospital Way in Pocatello. Social time starts at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. Anyone with an interest in quilting is welcome to attend. For more information. contact Marian at 208-254-3978

• There will be Japanese Sister Cities Subcommittee delegates meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Iwamizawa and Paradice conference rooms at Pocatello City Hall.

• ISU semester films will conclude on Wednesday, with a free presentation of National Geographic’s “Paris to Pittsburgh” at 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future and the Trump administration’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, the film captures what’s at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding to the crisis. All are welcome to attend. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/paris.

• Famed ventriloquist Kevin Johnson will close out the 2019-2020 concert season at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $1, $15 and $20 and are available at blackfootpac.com or 208-317-5508.