What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Retail
Stephanie Palagi

Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi

Register now to compete as SEICAA and Old Town host the 5th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge on April 29. This four-person team race is sponsored by ERA The Brokerage and Guild Mortgage. Grab your three most adventure seeking friends and compete east to west through Old Town. Along the course, encounter 20 crazy obstacles built by local businesses and organizations. Registration at raceentry.com. Come join the fun!

The Friends of the Marshall Public Library invite the public to their Spring Used Book Sale this week at the Marshall Library. A wide variety of books as well as videos and CDs will be available. Hours for the sale are: Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm, Friday from 9 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm. Call (208) 232-1263.

Sidewalk Chalk Art Walk is set for Friday, May 5! Local kids will begin creating sidewalk chalk art at 2:30 pm throughout Old Town Pocatello. Drawing will continue until 5pm when Art Walk begins. Every child that registers in advance and creates a sidewalk chalk drawing will receive a T-shirt and a free ice cream cone from Old Town Ice Cream & Candy, along with coupons and information from the merchants in Old Town Pocatello. The registration form is located at www.oldtownpocatello.com. Registration deadline is April 21.

Enjoy a local lunch and dinner this week at one of our locally owned restaurants! Fine dining at The Bridge. Italian, pizza, salads and more at Villano’s Italian, PV’s Uncorked on Main or Portneuf Valley Brewing. Sandwiches and soup at Great Harvest, EFresh, The Red Poppy, or the First National. Hand-rolled sushi or a bento box at Sumisu.

Fresh salads at the Pocatello-Co-op, A Healthier Place To Eat or Food For Thought Take Out. Japanese rice bowls at Yoshida. Chinese at Chopstick Café. Mexican at El Herradero. Indian cuisine at A Taste of Himalayas. Thai at Thai Paradise. Greek at The Grecian Key.

This weekend at Portneuf Valley Brewing: On Friday night, Steelhead Redd will be swimming upstream to spawn some great acoustic rock. Saturday the Opskamatrists wanna’ write you a prescription for ska, reggae, and some severely danceable brass. Both shows run 9-11:30 pm in the Loft with no cover.

Chili Dog Night with the American Legion is Friday, from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Bannock County Veterans Memorial Building at 300 N. Johnson. The cost is only $6 and you get a chili dog, chips and soda. All proceeds go to the plans and programs of Pocatello Post 4.

The Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St., offers “Pay As You Go.” Gabrielle Sivitz hosts a new all media open studio from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Mondays. Bob Beason provides assistance in all media on Tuesdays from 9 am to 12 pm. Karen Wardle focuses on issues with oil paintings on Wednesdays from 9 am to 12 pm, as well as Pennie Wolf from 1 to 4 pm on Thursdays. Bring a project, art supplies, and your questions. Daytime sessions are $12.50, the evening session is $10 with no registration required. Call (208) 232-0970 for more information.

Upcoming Events!

EXCEL Weight Loss Solutions is hosting another Reduced-Fee Health Fair on Tuesday, April 25. Call 406-1084 or email excelweightloss@gmail.com to schedule your appointment.

The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will open on Saturday, May 6, at 9 am. The Market is at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main and will be open every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm through the end of October. And on Wednesdays from 5-8 pm in conjunction with Revive @ 5 beginning on May 24. The Revive @ 5 schedule is at oldtownpocatello.com.

Old Town Pocatello is the place to be! “Like” Old Town Pocatello on Facebook and keep up with all of the exciting things happening in your beautiful downtown!

Stephanie Palagi is the executive director of Old Town Pocatello, Inc. The Old Town Pocatello office can be reached at 208-232-7545 or by visiting oldtownpocatello.com.

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