Calendar 9-21-17

September 20, 2017


n City of Pocatello City Council Working Lunch Meeting will be today at 1 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello Library Board of Directors Meeting will be today at 4:15 p.m. at the Marshall Public Library.

n City of Pocatello City Council Clarification Meeting will be today at 5:30 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello City Council Meeting will be today at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

n Idaho State University’s Department of English and Philosophy will host the Idaho Commission on the Arts’ Idaho Writer-in-Residence Christian Winn today. During his visit, Winn will read from his fiction and participate in a follow-up Q&A session. The reading will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Bengal Café. Students from ISU’s creative writing program will also briefly share their work. The reading is free and open to the public, and book sales will be available.

n The Pocatello Garden Club will meet today at 6 p.m. at a member’s home. Members will supply the potluck dinner, and all community members are invited to attend. Discussions will cover ongoing projects, and suggestions for future ones. For information on the location, call 208-251-5654, and check Facebook for the Pocatello Garden Club for more information.

n Today, the Senior Activity Center, 427 N. Sixth Ave. in Pocatello, will host breakfast from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., Silver Chords Choir at 9:30 a.m., Community Balance Class at 11:30 a.m., pinochle at 1 p.m. and karaoke at 7 p.m.

n John Tippets, director of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, will be the guest speaker at this week’s Pocatello Rotary Club meeting. The luncheon meeting will be held at noon today at the Pocatello Clarion Inn, 1399 Bench Road in Pocatello.


n On Friday, the Senior Activity Center, 427 N. 6th Ave. will host Bridge game 8:30 a.m. Mahjong at 10 a.m. and Zumba starts at 9 a.m., Creative Writing class at 1 p.m., stay for Jackpot Bingo at 1:15 p.m., Friday night dance at 7:30 p.m.

n Local businesses are joining together to support each other and bring awareness to their stores during the First Annual Downtown Fall Crawl in Blackfoot. On Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m., businesses on Broadway Street in Blackfoot will open their doors to offer sales, giveaways, refreshments, games, crafts, and more. A henna tattoo artist, a caricature artist and a local band will be among those at the event and the local fire department will have a fire truck on display as well. This event is free and family-friendly. For more information, you can contact Kelly at 208-380-0277.

n The Idaho State-Civic Symphony, Saint-Saens Organ Symphony No. 3 “Organ Symphony” will be Friday at 7:30 p.m., Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center Details: The Idaho State-Civic Symphony’s first concert of the season is constructed around Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 “Organ Symphony” which is an expression of memorable and powerful melodies. The Symphony will also play Glinka’s “Ruslan and Ludmila Overture” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnol.” There will be a Tailgate with the Symphony at 5 p.m. in the SPAC parking lot. Bring your own food and beverages, and get to know your fellow Symphony patrons. If you’d rather not cook, tailgate dinners are available for $17. More information is available at thesymphony.us. Tickets: Tickets are available at isu.edu/tickets or (208) 282-3595.