n Today, the Portneuf Sangha, 424 W. Lewis St. in Pocatello, will focus on the practice of mindfulness meditation. The program will include video teachings and discussion. 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 email@example.com or visit portneufsangha.org.
n 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.
n 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.
n The Bannock County Democratic Party will hold its monthly Central Committee meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Elks Lodge, 410 S. Main St. in Pocatello. All county Democrats are invited to attend and participate. For more information about this event, call 208-234-8908.
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