ISJ calendar


• The Pocatello City Council will hold four meetings today at Pocatello City Hall: a work session at 9 a.m. and a budget session immediately following, both in Council Chambers, then a clarification meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room and the regular council meeting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

• Ricky Spinner is teaching an art class for children ages 11 to 13 from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St. Students will have a three-dimensional experience while working with clay. Cost is $5. All supplies are furnished. Call 208-232-0970 for more information.

• The Therapeutic Dance class for those with movement disorders will be held on at 3 p.m. today at Sullivan Trailer Park. 1935 S. Fifth Ave. in Pocatello. Come join us for a fun time and a way to exercise both your mind and your body. For more information, contact Spencer at 208-604-3393 or or visit

• Tom Catmull’s Last Resort and opener Whistle Pig will perform at this week’s ISU Summer Concert Series at 6 p.m. today on the Hutchinson Quad in Pocatello. The concert is free, and there will be a barbecue that is free for ISU summer students with a valid Bengal ID Card and $4 for the public. For more information, visit or call 208-282-2973.

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Thursdays at 6 p.m. at Hope and Recovery Resource Center, 210 E. Center St., Suite D, in Pocatello. For more information, call 208-232-2692.

• The Idaho Network 4 Mental Wellness peer support group meets at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Life Inc., 640 Pershing Ave. Individuals dealing with mental health issues are encouraged to come.

• The Portneuf Gap bluegrass band will perform during Music in the Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at American Falls City Park. There will be hamburgers and hot dogs, soda, water, chips, salad, cotton candy and snow cones.

• The Pocatello Showcase Chorus is rebuilding its chorus 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.

• A Splash Dance will run from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. today at Pocatello’s Ross Park Aquatic Complex. The popular events for youth ages 12- to 17-years-old will feature a D.J., music, and more. The concession stand will also be open for participants to buy snacks and beverages. Admission is $5 and includes the water slide. For more information about the Summer Splash Dances, visit or call 208-235-5412.


• The International Choral Festival will take place today through Saturday at ISU in Pocatello. There will be free lunchtime concerts at 11:30 a.m. today and Friday on the Quad, and concerts at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, Goranson Hall and First Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. The evening concerts are $8 for individuals and $14 for families. An all-concert pass is $14 for individuals and $30 for families. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit


• 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

• “Best of Enemies” will be shown at 5:15 and 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson star as Civil Rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, an exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina, over the issue of school integration. (Rated PG-13) 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

• Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pocatello’s Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre with special guest Ryan Bingham. Tickets start at $36 and can be purchased at

• 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.

• The city of Chubbuck will host Movies in the Park, featuring “The Lego Movie: The Second Part,” starting at dusk Friday at Stuart Park. Come early, bring your family, friends, lawn chairs, blankets and let the kids play in the splash pad and playground while you wait for the movie to start.

Friday & Saturday

• Marsh Valley Pioneer Days Rodeo will take place Friday and Saturday at McCammon City Park. On Saturday, there will be breakfast starting at 6 a.m., a parade at 4 p.m. and a craft fair throughout the day. The rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. both nights.