Calendar 8-22-18

August 22, 2018


n To connect families with resources in our community, Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be holding its second annual Community Resource Fair at their Pocatello facility, 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive, from 3 to 6 p.m. today. This free event is open to the community and will provide light refreshments, children activities and raffle prizes. Come and find about the great resources that are available in our community. For more information, contact 208-239-5238.

n The Board of Commissioners of the Pocatello Development Authority will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. today in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall to discuss Hoku property matters.

n OrthoIdaho, Pocatello’s leading orthopedic and sports medicine institute, will be holding a free seminar on joint pain and total joint replacement surgery on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 2240 E. Center St. in Pocatello. Matt McKinlay will be presenting. Light refreshments and food will be served.

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 Mental Health Specialists provides a community Suicide Survivor Support Group. This is facilitated by a counselor, who has worked extensively with individuals who have survived the suicide of a loved one. The group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6 p.m. If you feel like this is something that might benefit you, please call Mental Health Specialists at 208-238-9000 and ask for Garren Aubrey. He will talk to you about the benefits of the group and assist you in understanding what you might expect from group. This needs to be done before you attend group for the first time.

n Pocatello Yoga will host free yoga in the park today at 6 p.m. at Bonneville Community Park at the corner of North Seventh Avenue and East Fremont Street in Pocatello. Bring a yoga mat, blanket or towel to practice on and water.

n Terry First Steering Committee: Volunteer Days will meet at 10 a.m. today on Carter Street and First Avenue in Pocatello.

n Animal Shelter Advisory Board meeting will be today at noon at the Pocatello Animal Shelter.

n The Clark for Treasurer campaign will be having a “BBQ and Live Music Fundraiser” event from 6 to 9 p.m. today at OK Ward Park in Pocatello. Enjoy a wonderful summer evening featuring delicious pulled pork sandwiches with live music provided by the band Rough Stock. This is a great way to meet Jennifer Clark and to learn more about her campaign to become the next Bannock County Treasurer. Tickets cost $25 per adult and $15 per child, and children under the age of 5 are free. Tickets can be requested by visiting Jennifer Clark for Bannock County Treasurer on Facebook. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Remember to bring a lawn chair as seating will be limited. For more information, call 208-406-9963.

n A Executive Session: Student Discipline of the Board of Trustees of Pocatello/Chubbuck School District No. 25 will be held today at 1 p.m. in the Education Service Center: Superintendent’s Office.

n Connections Credit Union, 1873 Bench Road in Pocatello, is hosting an AARP Smart Driver course today from 9:30 a.m. to 1 pm. The class is open to all. Registration is $20 for non-members and $15 for AARP members. Once completed, the certificate can be used for discounts on auto insurance and points off. Preregistration is desired as class size is limited. Call instructor Reuben Baggett at 208-237-1117 or Jamie Reynolds at 208-233-5544, ext.173, for more information.


n The community is invited to get their first look at what the future may hold for Terry Street and South First Avenue. On Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. there will be a Terry First Build a Better Block event during which a series of temporary improvements to the neighborhood will be debuted. Some of the ideas that will be tested include pop-up shops, parklets, a stage with seating, landscaping and public art. Volunteers are still needed to help build, paint and craft the temporary improvements between Wednesday and Saturday. To sign up as a volunteer, visit terryfirst.com. The Terry First project aims to create a vision for the Terry Street/South First Avenue corridor that will spur economic development, support redevelopment, increase bicycle and pedestrian mobility, and improve the connection between Idaho State University and Old Town Pocatello.


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 The University of Idaho, Bannock County Extension, will host a free tree walk Thursday at 6 p.m. at ISU where they will discuss tree care and disease. Meet in front of The Museum of Natural History. For more information, call Robert Pitman at 208-236-7311.

n The Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre in Pocatello is going to rock when the Revolution 3 Tour — featuring Stone Temple Pilots, The Cult and Bush with guests Bones — rolls into town Thursday at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are $29.50 to $99.50.

n On Thursday, Reclaim Idaho and the Stevens for Bannock campaign are having a “Door to Door with Chris Stevens and Luke Mayville” event to spread the word about the necessity of expanding Medicaid. People interested in helping ensure that everyone has access to affordable healthcare should meet at the Bru House, 502 N Main St. in Pocatello, at 5 p.m. to learn how to be a part of this amazing effort. No experience is necessary and training for attendees will be provided prior to heading out to the streets. All that is needed is a strong commitment to helping your fellow neighbors and a sturdy pair of walking shoes. For more information about this event, contact the Stevens for Bannock campaign by calling 208-352-3196.

n Terry First Steering Committee: Volunteer Days will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday on Carter Street and First Avenue in Pocatello.

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.

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.

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