ISJ calendar


• The Pocatello City Council will meet for a work session at 9 a.m. today in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall. A special City Council meeting will immediately follow the work session.

• 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.

• City of Pocatello Hearing Examiner will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in Council Chambers at Pocatello City Hall.

• 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.

Today & Friday

• ISU’s Museum of Natural History will host the Crabtree Archaeology Conference today and Friday. This conference will host several original field school speakers highlighting work in their careers. Topics will include experimental archaeology, Paleoindian studies and more. Visitors and speakers are also invited to attend a field trip to visit American Falls Reservoir from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday. The cost of attendance is $75 per person and $20 per student. The field trip to American Falls Reservoir is an additional $25 per person. Seating will be limited. For more information or to register, visit


• Governor Brad Little’s “Our Kids, Idaho’s Future” Task Force will gather in Pocatello on Friday in the Pond Student Union Building on the Idaho State University campus. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Wood River Room on the Student Union’s main floor.

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.

• From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, the Pocatello Arts Council will hold its first Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Idaho Foodbank at Westside Players, 1009 S. Second Ave. in Pocatello. At the event, attendees can enjoy a meal from a bowl of their choice. At the fundraiser, the Pocatello Arts Council will honor Jason Bartosic as the Outstanding Performance Artist and Naomi Velazquez as the Outstanding Visual Artist for 2019. The night will also feature entertainment and raffles. Admission is $15 per person. A cash bar will also be available.

• 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.

• Country artist Cale Moon will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at The Golden Nugget, 133 W. Burnside Ave. in Chubbuck. All ages are welcome, and admission is free.

Friday & Saturday

• Old Town Actors Studio will be putting on a production of “Living on Love” by Joe DiPietro, a farce with music, on Friday and Saturday. Visit or call 208-478-6886 for more information and reservations. OTAS is located at 427 N. Main St. in Pocatello, and tickets for the production are $15. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m

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