ISJ calendar


• U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo will host town hall meetings today — at 11 a.m. at 425 S. 1100 W. in Pingree, at noon at the Bingham County Road & Bridge Shop, 1947 W. 800 S. in Springfield, at 1 p.m. at Arbors of Fairview, 2488 Highway 39 in American Falls, at 2 p.m. at Kenneth Koompin’s Shop, 3064 S. Frontage Road in Neeley, and at 3 p.m. at Heglar Creek Farms, 22 N. Yale Road in Raft River.

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Fridays at noon at Family Services Alliance, 355 S. Arthur Ave. in Pocatello. For more information, call 208-232-2692

• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will host a Luau Golf Tournament at 2 p.m. today at Outback Golf Park, 1665 Pocatello Creek Road in Pocatello. Teams of four are $30. There will be prizes, snacks and drawings. Dress up for prizes. To sign up your team, call the chamber at 208-233-1525, email or visit

• The Pocatello Arts Council subcommittee will meet at 5 p.m. today at College Market, 604 S. Eighth Ave. in Pocatello, for award event/empty bowls project fundraiser planning.

• The Comedy Project performs at 8 p.m. every Friday, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. at MP Dance Studios on 575 E. Second Ave. in Pocatello. Admission is $8 or $5 with a student ID. While live, unscripted comedy can be unpredictable, the performers attempt to maintain an approximately PG-13 rating.

• As part of the Bannock County Fair, the Bellamy Brothers will be putting on a free show at 9:30 p.m. today at the Bannock County Fairgrounds in Downey.

• The Montpelier Golf Course, 210 Boise St. in Montpelier, will host Glow in the Dark Golf at 9:30 p.m. today. Cost is $25 per person and includes golf balls. Call the Pro Shop to sign up 208-847-1981

• Idaho Central Credit Union presents free Movies in the Park starting at sunset today at Freeman Park in Idaho Falls. This week’s movie is “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Be there before dusk and take part in the many fun pre-show activities, including games, prizes and giveaways, as well as classic movie treats.

• Today, there will be a free family movie at Stuart Park. The featured movie is “The Princess Bride,” which will begin approximately at dusk. Come early and bring family, friends, lawn chairs and blankets. Kids can play in the splash pad while attendees wait for the movie to start.

Today & Saturday

• The Teton County Fair will be today and Saturday at the Teton County Fairgrounds in Driggs.

• The Bannock County Fair and Rodeo will be today and Saturday at the Bannock County Fairgrounds in Downey.

• The Palace Playhouse, 158 E. Chubbuck Road, will put on a production of the Disney musical “Newsies” today and Saturday. Tickets range from $16 to $41 depending on whether you get dinner or just see the show. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 208-238-8001.

• Old Town Actors Studio, 427 N. Main St. in Pocatello, will put on a production of “Shakespeare’s King Phycus” today and Saturday. Tickets are $12. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. each night. Call 208-478-6886 for reservations.

• Blackfoot Community Players will put on a production of “Annie Get Your Gun” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center, 870 S Fisher Ave.


• The annual Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival will be held today through Sunday in Fort Hall. Highlights include Indian Relay Races at 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, a skate jam from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and more. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival on Facebook or


• On Saturday as part of Chubbuck Days, there will be a variety of events. From 7 to 9 a.m., there will be a free pancake breakfast at Contant Park. A parade and chamber of commerce ribbon cutting will be from 9:45 to 10 a.m. The parade will proceed from the Pine Ridge Mall west entrance onto Hawthorne Road, turning left onto West Chubbuck Road and ending at the LDS Church on Independence Avenue. The 2019 Grand Marshals are long-time Chubbuck residents, Steve and Judy Smart. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the 2019 Festival will be held at Contant Park with a variety of free, fun family activities.

• The 2019 Joint Jaunt will be held Saturday in Pocatello in a loop from OK Ward Park to Hawthorne Road to Chubbuck Road. The 10K Walk begins at 7:30 a.m., and all other events begin at 8 a.m. Cost the day of the race is $30.

• The Blackfoot Makers Market will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Paisley Cakes, 1800 E. Airport Road in Blackfoot.

• The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St. in Pocatello.

• 2019 Mutt Strut hosted by Snake River Animal Shelter will take place Saturday on the Snake River Greenbelt in Idaho Falls. Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for children. Register at Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m., and the race begins at 10 a.m.

• New Knowledge Adventures will be having an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Liberty Hall, 325 W. Benton St. in Pocatello. NKA, a lifelong learning program, is open to all adults age 50 and up. Class lists and refreshments will be available. For more information, contact ISU Continuing Education at 208-282-3372 or visit

• The Pocatello High School Class of 1969 is having its final planning meeting for the 50-year class reunion at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Pocatello Senior Activity Center, 427 N. Sixth Ave. Please come and help!

• The 29th annual Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday on the greenbelt in Idaho Falls. Ducks are $5 each or six for $25 and can be purchased at

• The Lava Lions “Bulls Only” rodeo will take place Saturday at the Lava Lions Arena in Lava Hot Springs. The gate will be open at 5 p.m., and the Bulls Only event will start at 6 p.m. Adult tickets are $10, and children under 12 are $5. Food and beverages are available.

• “Addicted to Comedy: Pocatello,” a stand-up comedy show about the grisly life of addiction and the road to recovery by comedian Andy Gold and guest comedian Spencer King, will be coming to the Liberty Hall Event Center, 325 W. Benton St. in Pocatello, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased on the Addicted to Comedy: Pocatello Facebook event page.