Calendar 4-1-18

March 30, 2018


n Today is Easter

n Today, the Portneuf Sangha and Meditation Center will view 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 changing 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.


n Two free Easter Egg Hunts will be held at Idaho State University on Sunday and Monday that are open to the campus community and the public. The Idaho State University Kappa Sigma fraternity will host its annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday at noon on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle. In addition to the egg hunt, the Easter Bunny will be there to meet the kids. For more information on the Kappa Sigma Easter Egg hunt, contact Doug Hessenthaler by email (hessdoug@isu.edu). Idaho State University Athletics will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Monday at 5:30 p.m. on the Hutchinson Quadrangle. The ISU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host this event. Student-athletes from all sports will be present at the event, giving them a chance to interact with families, students and all members of the community. In the event of poor weather, the April 2 Easter Egg Hunt will be moved indoors at Holt Arena.


n City of Pocatello African Sister Cities Subcommittee Meeting will meet on Monday at 5 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 Pocatello Arts Council Meeting will be Monday at 6:30 p.m., Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

n Sawabi, the local chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society invites the public to its no-host annual dinner Monday starting at 6 p.m. at the Puerto Vallarta restaurant. Election of officers will be held and suggestions for this season’s field trips will be voted on. The public is invited to learn about the activities of the local chapter and encourages interested people to join. Questions should be directed toghogande@yahoo.com.


n Animated movie, Paddington 2 plays Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. $3 admission for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

n Pocatello Branch NAACP will host activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King. On Monday, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. we will join with the American Civil Liberties Union in presenting “KNOW YOU RIGHTS” in Suites B and C ISU Rendezvous Building, 1111 Martin Luther King Way. On Tuesday, Pocatello Branch NAACP will host “COMMON GROUND:PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN IDAHO”. We will meet at the Elks Lodge 410 S. Main Street from 6:30t to 8:30 p.m. On Thursday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pocatello Branch NAACP will host a presentation: “RACISM: AMERICA’S MOST CHALLENGING ISSUE” The conversation will be held at Suites B and C of ISU Rendezvous Building and will be facilitated by Mona Kashani Heern. We hope the community will join us in commemorating the legacy of Dr. King while working towards the future.