ISJ calendar


• Today, the Portneuf Sangha, 424 W. Lewis St. in Pocatello, will watch and discuss the third part of the documentary “When the Iron Bird Flies.” This video examines Tibetan Buddhism arriving in the West. There will be chanting practice from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. and at 10 a.m., there is a 30-minute silent meditation period with guidance offered for those who would like it. After the meditation, the filmed teaching will be shown, and a brief discussion will follow. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. For more information, contact Paula and Tony Seikel at 208-775-3183 or or visit

• “David Crosby: Remember My Name” will be shown at 4:30 and 7 p.m. today in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Pocatello native A.J. Eaton is the director in this story about iconic musician David Crosby, member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more info, go to

• Every year the Steven D. Merrell detachment #698 of the Pocatello Marine Corp League celebrates the birthday of the Corp. This year, the celebration will be held today at the Pocatello Clarion Inn. The 244th birthday celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude about 10 p.m. For more information and reservations, call Jim (208-380-0464) or Ron (208-251-3364) or Darin (208-705-7718).

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Sundays at 7 p.m. at Western Realty, 1179 Parkway Drive, Suite B, in Blackfoot. For more information, call 208-232-2692.


• Blackfoot High School will host its annual Veteran’s Day assembly to honor community veterans at 10 a.m. Monday in the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on the high school campus. The guest speaker for the assembly will be Nic Transtrum, a local veteran who will be speaking about his experiences. The assembly will feature musical performances by the Blackfoot High School combined choirs and Symphonic Band and BHS Jazz Band. Jolyn Thomas, a local radio host, journalist, and community leader will return as the master of ceremonies for the assembly.

• The Pocatello area Parkinson’s support group will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Monday at the Monte Vista Hills Healthcare Center, 1071 Renee Ave. in Pocatello. The speaker will be a pharmaceutical representative speaking on the subject, “Recognizing OFF Periods in Parkinson’s and the Role of a Unique Treatment Option.”

• The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission will be hosting an open house at Brady Chapel in Mountain View Cemetery from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. At the event, HPC members will answer questions about the nearly 100-year-old structure.

• Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets Mondays at noon at Mandarin House, 675 Yellowstone Ave. in Pocatello, and at 7 p.m. at Chubbuck United Methodist Church, 5147 Whitaker Road in Chubbuck.

• The Idaho State Veterans Home, 1957 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello, will host a Veteran’s Day Program at 2:30 p.m. Monday.

• Black Rock Gold Prospectors will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Veterans Memorial building, 300 N. Johnson Ave. in Pocatello. The meeting will be downstairs. The back door will be open at 6 p.m. All interested are welcome to attend to get tips on panning, sluicing, dredging, demos, equipment and metal detecting.

• Old Town Actors Studio, 427 N. Main St., Suite G, in Pocatello, will put on a production of “Last Lists of My Mad Mother” on Monday. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Monday & Tuesday

• Pocatello High School will present Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” in the auditorium on Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the show starting at 7 p.m. General admission is $8, with student activity card it’s $5, and children 6 and under are $4.

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