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Calendar 8-23-18

August 22, 2018 GMT

Today

n The University of Idaho, Bannock County Extension, will host a free tree walk today 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 today at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are $29.50 to $99.50.

n Today, 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 health care should meet at the Bru House, 502 N Main St. in Pocatello, at 5 p.m. No experience is necessary and training for attendees will be provided prior to heading out to the streets. For more information about this event, call 208-352-3196.

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

n The Tasting Room, 328 W. Clark St., will be hosting a Back to School Brunch on Thursday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., they will be featuring Mimosas, wine spritzers and one complimentary specialty tasting. Thanks-A-Brunch food truck will be there with a delicious back-to-school menu.

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.

n Portneuf Valley Brewing, 615 S. First Ave., will host local director Chris Crampton as he premieres his feature film “Episodic” beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday. The movie is for adult audiences, and admission is free.

n The Pocatello Showcase Chorus is rebuilding its chorus and 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.

Today-Saturday

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 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 today and Saturday. To sign-up as a volunteer, visit terryfirst.com.

Friday

n Five Idaho State University alumni will collaborate in a benefit recital on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall in the Fine Arts Building. The program features art and folksongs. The event funds scholarships for the ISU Department of Music. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $5. For more information, contact Kathleen A. Lane at 208-282-4423 or lanekath@isu.edu.

n To celebrate ISU’s Week of Welcome, St. John’s Catholic Center on campus is throwing a block party Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be free tacos, pizza, hot dogs and drinks. Play cornhole, meet new people, challenge the giant obstacle course and enter the drawing to win a $50 gift card.

n The Madison County community of Sugar City will host Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s 104th Capital for a Day on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sugar-Salem High School, 1 Digger Drive. The meeting provides local residents an opportunity to have open discussions about government issues and public policy with Otter, members of his cabinet and other senior state officials. A first-come, first-served lunch will be provided from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

n Terry First Steering Committee: Volunteer Days will meet at 7 a.m. on Carter Street and First Avenue in Pocatello.

n The David Price Agency of Farmers Insurance will host its seventh annual Corn Dayz event Friday at 10 a.m. The agency will be giving away free corn from the owner’s very own corn field this year. SafeLite AutoGlass and Paul Davis Restoration will have booths at this event. Safelite will be doing free windshield repairs for people who have full coverage on their insurance and charging $29.99 for repairs for people who just carry liability. Free lunch, games and a bounce house will also be available for attendees. The agency will have a prize wheel for adults along with a raffle for a variety of gift cards for restaurants and vendors around Pocatello. For more information, contact Morgan Hurley at morgan.dprice2@farmersagency.com or 208-252-7000.

Friday & Saturday

n Vince Neil, the frontman for Mötley Crüe, will headline the inaugural Idaho Rockfest at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls. The two-day rock festival, which will be held Friday and Saturday, will feature performances from Neil and a variety of other bands and performers, including RATT, Dokken, Warrant, Sebastian Bach, Great White and Lynch Mob. A two-day pass costs $99, while a single-day pass for Friday costs $60 and a single-day pass for Saturday costs $75. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. each day. Tickets can be purchased at https://tinyurl.com/y89aenjx. For more information, visit www.idahorockfest.com.

n Before Idaho Rockfest starts, Snake River Animal Shelter will host a ROCK-Adopt-A-Thon at Melaleuca Field from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

n The Intermountain Pro Rodeo Association Finals will be Friday and Saturday at the fairgrounds in Pocatello. Tickets are $10 for adult, $5 for children 6 and older, $30 for a family pass and $40 for a family weekend pass. The main event begins at 7 p.m. each night, with other events running throughout the day. For more information, visit www.intermountainprorodeo.com.

n The 41st annual Sagebrush Arts Festival is set for Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at ISU on the corner of South Fifth Avenue and East Carter Street. The event brings local and regional artists to showcase their work. There will also be music, food and children’s activity. There will be more than 40 booths filled with arts and crafts, photography, wood and metal working, jewelry and more.