AP NEWS

Calendar 4-8-18

April 6, 2018

Today

n Best Picture Oscar nominee “Lady Bird” will be featured today at 2, 4:30, and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at ISU’s Pond Student Union, starring Saiorse Ronan in a story about a young woman’s final year of high school as she looks to break free from her trappings and find her own way in life. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/ladybird.

n The South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society will be holding their annual Gem and Mineral Show at the North Bannock County Fairgrounds, in Pocatello. Today hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is a $2 donation for adults and children under 12 are free with a paying adult. Families should allow a minimum of one hour to visit the show. The show building is handicap accessible.

n Today, the Portneuf Sangha and Meditation Center will view the second part of an interview with Alan Wallace as part of the Shambhala Mountain Center Reality lecture series. Dr. Wallace discusses the Buddhist concept of interdependence of all beings and how we can care for the earth and each other. Dr. Wallace is an expert on Tibetan Buddhism, an author, translator, and former monk. We offer chanting practice from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. for those who wish to participate in it. The morning begins at 10 a.m. with a thirty-minute silent meditation period with guidance offered for those who would like it. After the meditation, the filmed teaching will be shown, and a brief discussion will follow. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge, and donations are welcomed. For more information, contact Paula and Tony Seikel at 208-775-3183 or portneufsangha17@gmail.com or visit the website at portneufsangha.org to learn about all of the programs offered at the Sangha.

Monday

n Pocatello/Chubbuck Mayors’ Youth Advisory Committee Meeting will be Monday at 3:15 p.m., Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello Human Relations Advisory Committee Meeting will be Monday at 5:30 p.m., Iwamizawa Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello Umpire Meeting will be Monday at 5:30 p.m., Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello Water District 29 D Annual Meeting will be Monday at 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

n The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet Monday at 11 a.m. at Monte Vista Hills Healthcare Center at 1071 Renee Ave in Pocatello. Join us as we welcome Brandi Clark of Brandi Clark Fitness. She has been teaching fitness classes for over 20 years and has certifications through Silver Sneakers, Silver and Fit, and many more. She has designed and taught fitness programs promoting fitness for all ages. Brandi will be discussing the benefits and processes of fitness programs for those with Parkinson’s. Anyone with an interest in Parkinson’s support group activities are invited including caregivers and providers. For additional information contact Spencer at 208-604-3393 or by email at stuckisk@gmail .com or Kim at 208-233-1411 ext. 224.

Monday-Wednesday

n 2nd Congressional District candidate Aaron Swisher is embarking on a 35+ stop listening tour across Eastern Idaho. Swisher will be in Pocatello Monday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Gateway Progressives 410 S Main St., Pocatello. And on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bannock County Political Soup 355 Yellowstone Ave., Pocatello.

n “The Commuter” will be shown next Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater, starring Liam Neeson in a thrill ride aboard a commuter train where an unknown entity tries to manipulate him into killing a passenger to save others and his own family. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.

Tuesday

n The award winning film “The Burden,” will have its first free showing in Pocatello. This explains the military’s story of the greatest long-term national security threat confronting the US. This film is the centerpiece of how we can strengthen our military while harnessing the power of American innovation toward a more secure energy independent future. In the words of General James Mattis, the troops are crying out to “unleash us from the tether of fuel.” Sponsored by the ISU Students for Progress and Citizens Climate Lobby of Pocatello, The Burden shows Tuesday in the Marshal Public Library Community Room. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., film at 7 p.m., discussion to follow. for refreshments, discussion to follow. For more information contact Jenny Peek at 219-743-8707 or Jpeek64@gmail.com.

n Airport Commission Meeting will be Tuesday at noon, Airport Conference Room.

n City of Pocatello Site Plan Review Meeting will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Iwamizawa Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n City of Pocatello Japanese Sister Cities Subcommittee Meeting will be Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Iwamizawa Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n The College of Business at Idaho State University will host an informational Lunch with the College of Business event for all students who are interested in learning more about its programs on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Rooms.