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Calendar 4-22-18

April 20, 2018


n Today, the Portneuf Sangha will examine ways to apply the Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, to everyday life. This week, participants are invited to bring a short reading or a quote to share and discuss. The Portneuf Sangha and Meditation Center is located at 424 West Lewis Street. At 10 a.m. a thirty-minute silent meditation period is offered, with guidance for those who would like it. Following the meditation, participants will read and discuss their selections. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome, regardless of meditation experience. Prior to the meeting, we will have chanting practice from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. for those who are interested. 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 Best Picture Oscar Nominee, “The Post” will be shown today at 4:30 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in this true story about the Washington Post wrestling with the ethical issues involved when they are handed what would become known as the Pentagon Papers that describe the deliberate misleading of the public about the war in Vietnam. 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/post.

n Join us for a casual and relaxed atmosphere as we worship God revealed to us in Jesus. Our early Sunday worship gathering is at 8:30 a.m. and meets in the chapel at First United Methodist Church at the corner of Clark and 15th Ave. The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.


n Idaho State University’s Department of Anthropology and Gender and Sexuality Studies will screen the movie “Highway of Tears” with a panel discussion to follow on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room. “Highway of Tears” is a film investigating missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in Canada. This documentary focuses on British Columbia, but there is a parallel program in the United States. After the film, a panel of discussants made up of community members and ISU faculty will engage the audience to discuss how individuals can better serve these communities and document the missing and vulnerable. This event is open to students, faculty and community members. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Amy Michael at michamy@isu.edu.

n The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (The Lennon Bus), the premier non-profit 501(c)(3) state-of-the-art mobile production facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages, will be at Pocatello High School on Monday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

n This year’s community-wide support for the Idaho Food Bank for the 21st year is coming to an end with the “Feeding the 5000” closing program occurring on Monday at 5:45 p.m. at the Pocatello Seventh-day Adventist church, 253 Valleyview Dr. in Pocatello.

n The Palace Playhouse will present Seven Brides for Seven Brothers on Monday with dinner at 6:15 p.m. and showtime at 7 p.m. The Palace Playhouse is located at 158 East Chubbuck Road. The play features local talent, and patrons can purchase tickets to the show or can also enjoy a dinner/theatre experience. More information and ticketing can be found on their website at www.palaceplayhouse.com.