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Community calendar: April 19-20

April 19, 2019 GMT


• Kappa Sigma Ride for the Troops will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. today on the Hutchinson Quadrangle at ISU. The Kappa Sigma Fraternity will start its 24-hour bike ride, which raises funds for Fisher House, a facility which supports veterans and their families who need extended services at VA hospitals. There will be food and live music to kick off this event.

• The Portneuf Valley Audubon Society will host its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Marshall Public Library Community Room. Members and guests are encourage to bring a memory stick loaded with about 10 photos of their favorite birds. It’s a chance to share stories of great birding in Southeast Idaho and areas beyond. There will be some refreshments.For more information, contact Barb North at barb.north10@gmail.com.


• The ISU Civic Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. today in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Friday & Saturday

• Westside Players will put on a production of “Becky’s New Car” today and Saturday at The Warehouse, 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello. Tickets are $35 for dinner and show, or $17 for show only. Students with ID get in for $10. Cocktail service begins at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the curtain goes up at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.westsideplayers.org or call 208-234-2654.

• Walk With Christ, a spiritual journey of the life of Christ, will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pocatello Alameda Stake of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 930 E. Alameda Road. Entrance and parking are on the north side of the building. Narration, live actors and music create a moving experience as visitors walk through rooms beautifully transformed to depict events in the life of Jesus. The journey takes about one hour, and light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

• “The Lego Movie 2” plays at 7 and 9:45 p.m. today and Saturday in the Bengal Theater at ISU’s Pond Student Union. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and children under 12, and free for ISU student with Bengal ID.

• The Palace Playhouse is presenting “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday. It’s a delightful musical within a comedy and a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

• ISU’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Shakespeare in Love” today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Bistline Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $14 for seniors, faculty and staff, $10 for children and $7 for ISU students with a Bengal ID and can be purchased at isu.edu/tickets or by calling the ISU box office at 208-282-3595.



• The Potter’s House Christian Center will host an Easter Revival at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 690 Perishing Ave in Pocatello. Celebrate Easter and our one-year anniversary. Everyone welcome. Visit pottershousepocatello.com for more information.


• There is a district wide Pinewood Derby race on Saturday at the Bringhurst Building, 147 Bringhurst St. in Chubbuck. Check-ins start at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit tetonscouts.org or call Dave Chatterton at 208-380-1932.

• The Pocatello Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will host the streamed conference “Bridging the Climate Divide” from 8:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ, 309 N. Garfield Ave. in Pocatello. The focus is on Idaho agriculture and the Energy Innovations and Carbon Dividends bill now working its way through Congress. Register at tinyurl.com/y25kw5po.

•The Pocatello Model Railroad and Historical Society will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the UPRR brick building 59 south of the UPRR depot and just north of the Benton overpass. Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.

• There will be a Goodbye Hello Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Event Center, 1567 Way to Grace in Pocatello. There will be more than 120 vendors. Admission is free.

• An Easter Egg Hunt is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Stuart Park in Inkom.

• An Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Elementary School in McCammon.

• Jensen’s Grove in Blackfoot will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday.

• Monte Vista Hills will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday at 1071 Renee Ave. in Pocatello.

• The fourth annual EggCessible Easter Egg Hunt will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Portneuf District Library, 5210 Stuart Ave. in Chubbuck.

• The Lava Lions will hold a trap shoot at Smith’s Trout Haven in Lava Hot Springs at 11 a.m. Saturday.

• Pocatello Pet Lodge will be hosting its fifth annual Get “Egg”Cited for ASPCA Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. Families and leashed pets are welcome to visit Constitution Park on South Fifth Avenue in Pocatello to join in the fun. Activities are planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the hunt at noon. More than 2,000 plastic eggs filled with candy, prizes, dog treats and more will be scattered throughout the park. Prizes include filled Easter baskets, Pet Lodge gift cards, pet supplies and much more. Admission to the event is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Children 2 and under and leashed pets are free with a paid adult.

• The 2019 Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Caldwell Park in Pocatello.

• The ISU football team will hold holds its spring game at 1 p.m. Saturday at the practice field outside Holt Arena on the south side. All are welcome to attend.

• A fundraiser to benefit local resident Mike Tegan will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Duffy’s Tavern, 1304 N. Main St. in Pocatello. There will be numerous raffle prizes and a taco bar.A $5 donation is suggested at the door. Live music will be provided by Can’t Sleep Sober and Andeconda.

• All Under One Roof LGBT Advocates, 234 N. Main St., will be hosting “A Night Of JAZZ” fundraising event from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy jazz along with great food and drinks. Admission to the event is free, but donations are welcome to help provide free HIV testing in our community.

• The ISU Choirs will hold a Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Admission prices for the concert are $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for pre-college students, and free for ISU students with a valid ID.