ISJ calendar


• Oil painting classes are held every Wednesday at the Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St., from 9 a.m. to noon. Instructor Karen Wardle is an accomplished artist whose paintings are in many businesses and homes in the Pocatello area. She welcomes beginners and students with experience who want to improve their skills. Classes are at $12.50. Call 208-232-0970 for more information.

• The Portneuf Float Committee will meet at noon today in the Iwamizawa Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Wednesdays at noon at Mental Health Specialists, 210 W. Burnside Ave., Suite A, in Chubbuck. For more information, call 208-232-2692.

• Revive@5 will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St. in Pocatello. This week’s event is sponsored by the Gate City Grays, with music from the band Anaconda and food catered from the Office Bar. Admission is free.

• Come learn the A’s, B’s, C’s and D’s of Medicare at a free educational seminar at 5:30 p.m. today in the community meeting room of the Marshall Public Library. We’ll cover the basics and go over updates and changes. It’s open to the public and questions are encouraged. For more information or private meeting times, call Cristie Stone at 208-220-3715, Naomi McDonald at 208-760-0047 or Shelbi Ferdinand at 208-318-8142.

• The Idaho Network 4 Mental Wellness family support group meets every Wednesday at Life Inc., 640 Pershing Ave. in Pocatello. Classes on mental health meet at 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., and family support meets at 7 p.m. Families dealing with mental illness issues are encouraged to attend either or both meetings.

{p dir=”ltr”}• Soulscape Yoga Studio, 201 Jefferson Ave. in Pocatello hosts a free, all levels yoga class every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

• The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. today in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

• There will be Japanese Sister Cities Subcommittee Delegates meetings at 7 p.m. today in the Iwamizawa and Paradice conference rooms at Pocatello City Hall.


• Brigham Young University-Idaho students will perform “A Murder is Announced,” a play adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel, today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Snow Black Box Theater in Rexburg. One morning, an announcement is published in the local newspaper that states the date, time, and location of a murder. Sure enough, the foretelling message comes true and the detective work of Agatha Christie’s beloved character, Miss Marple, ensues. Tickets are $3 for BYU-Idaho students and $6 for the general public. For a complete list of showtimes and to purchase tickets online, visit Tickets are also available by calling 208-496-3170.


• There will be a Budget Meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

• The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board will meet at noon Thursday at the Community Recreation Center, 144 Wilson Ave. in Pocatello.

• Mark Lupo is retiring after 35 years of service with Idaho Power. There will be a party in his honor from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Old Town Pavilion in Pocatello.

• The local Parkinson’s Support Group will host its first dance for therapy class at 3 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan’s Trailer Park, 1935 S. Fifth Ave. in Pocatello. Anyone with Parkinson’s or other movement disorders and their caregivers are invited and welcome. For more information, contact Spencer at 208-604-3393 or Kim at 208-233-1411 ext 224.

• The Pocatello City Council will meet for an executive session at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall, followed by a clarification meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room and the regular City Council meeting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at SEICAA, 641 N. Eighth Ave. in Pocatello.

• The Opskamatrists with opener Hot Flash will perform at this week’s ISU Summer Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday on the Hutchinson Quad. 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.

{p dir=”ltr”}• 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.

• 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 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.

Thursday & Friday

• The East Idaho Home and Garden Show will be held Thursday and Friday from noon to 8 p.m. both days at The Waterfront at Snake River Landing, 1220 Event Center Drive in Idaho Falls. The show is the only place for you to experience what’s new in home, gardening, remodeling, home décor and more — all under one roof. You’ll have the opportunity to meet hundreds of experts and experience hundreds of innovative products and services. Admission is $3.