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• The Big Idaho Potato Truck will be at the Idaho Potato Museum, 130 N.W. Main St. in Blackfoot, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. This truck carries the largest potato (replica) in the world.

• Penny Wolf teaches oil painting classes every Thursday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St. Penny is an outstanding artist who excels in portraits, animals and western landscapes. Cost is $12.50 per class. Call 208-232-0970 for more information.

• The Idaho Division of Veterans Services will host a ceremonial groundbreaking here to commemorate the construction of Idaho’s second State Veterans Cemetery at 2 p.m. today at 2245 Cromwell Lane, directly south of State Hospital South.

• The weekly therapeutic dance class for those with movement disorders will be held at 4 p.m. today at Sullivan Mobile Home Park, 1935 S. Fifth Ave. in Pocatello. For more information, contact Spencer at 208-604-3393 or or visit

• After more than five years of absence from Idaho State University, the Red Hill “I” icon has returned to campus. The Bengal community will celebrate its return at 4 p.m. today on the Hutchinson Quadrangle. The public is invited to join in the celebration, which will feature brief remarks and refreshments.

• A four-week beginning digital photography class starts today and continues Oct. 17, 24, 31 at Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St., from 5 to 7 p.m. each time. You need to pre-register and pay fees at the art center. Call 208-32-0970 for more information.

• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at 5:15 p.m. today at Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC, 505 E. Pershing Ave., Suite 100, in Pocatello.

• 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 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.


• The Friends of the Marshall Public Library will host their Fall Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The sale will be held in the Marshall Library, 113 S. Garfield Ave. A wide variety of paperpack and hardcover books as well as videos and CDs will be available for purchase. Books will be $3 per bag (bags will be provided).

• The new “Lion King” will show at 7 p.m. today, at 7 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and at 4:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Bengal Theater at ISU. Admission runs $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and children under 12 and free for ISU students with valid Bengal ID.

• The Palace Playhouse, 158 E. Chubbuck Road, will present “The Addams Family” musical at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $16 for the Thursday show. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday shows are $20 or $29.50 to $41.50 if you have dinner, which starts at 6 p.m., and can be purchased at


• 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 Historic Preservation Commission will host its fourth annual Scavenger Hunt at Mountain View Cemetery from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday starting at Brady Chapel. During the event, participants will look for gravesites of prominent Pocatello residents. Attendees are asked to bring their own camera or phone and flashlight to the scavenger hunt. Donations of any amount will be accepted at the event, and the first 200 donors who complete the scavenger hunt will receive a free small ice cream cone from Tastee Treet or Arctic Circle.

• Habitat for Humanity Idaho Falls Area will host its annual Hoedown for Humanity fundraising event on Friday at the Grand Teton Event Center, 3910 S. Yellowstone Highway in Idaho Falls. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $60. For more information, call 208-528-0298.

• 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.

Friday & Saturday

• Westside Players will put on a production of Agatha Christie’s thriller “Witness for the Prosecution” on Friday and Saturday at The Warehouse, 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello, on Friday and Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is served from 7 to 7:30 p.m., and the play begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17 for just the show and $35 for dinner as well. For tickets and more information, visit

• The Little Theatre, 233 Idaho St. in American Falls, will host a production of “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” on Friday and Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 208-339-0830.

• Old Town Actors Studio presents the delightful production “Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. OTAS is located at 427 N. Main St., Suite G, in Pocatello. Tickets for the production are $12. For reservations, visit

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