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Idaho State University coming events, Sept. 23-Oct. 7

Posted September 23, 2011


ISU Coming Events: September 23-October 7

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

Friday, September 23         

·      Suicide Prevention Training: Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for free suicide prevention training in Pocatello from 9-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. This training will be held in the Wood River Room of the ISU Pond Student Union. This training is free and open to the community, but seating is limited.  Pre-registration is required.  To register online, go to http://isu.edu/irh/. Email pre-registration to preventsuicide@isu.edu or call Kristi Beck at 282-4436.

Friday, September 23

·      Reading skills, speed reading programs for children and adults to be offered in Pocatello: The Idaho State University Division of Continuing Education and instructors from the Institute of Reading Development will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults beginning Nov. 5 in Pocatello. The classes will be held weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at the ISU Continuing Education Building located at 1001 N. Seventh Ave. Each session lasts approximately two hours. Programs will be offered based on age groups over the course of five weeks. Tuition and materials fees vary by program level. For more information or to register call 1-800-451-1263 Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. or visit http://www.isu.edu/conteduc/reading/.

Friday, September 23

·      ISU Homecoming Parade entry deadline: Parade entries are due by noon Friday, Sept. 23. After this date a $25 late fee applies. No entries will be accepted after noon Friday, Sept. 30. There are no parade entry fees for University-registered student organizations or other educational entities such as University departments or community public schools. The fee for non-profit agencies is $32. Commercial entry fees for businesses, political candidates and community groups are $65 per unit. For more information, contact parade chair Heidi Oliver at 282-3513 or olivheid@isu.edu.

Saturday, September 24

·      Season of Note: Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand will perform a "Season of Note" concert in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., over the phone at (208) 282-3595 or online at www.isu.edu/tickets/. They can also be purchased at Vickers Western Stores in Pocatello or Idaho Falls.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/events.shtml.

Thursday, September 29

·      Idaho Museum of Natural History announced docent training schedule:  The Idaho Museum of Natural History will hold docent training for individuals interested in working for the museum. The docent training is scheduled 1-4 p.m. Sept. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Nov. 3, 10 and 17; and Dec. 1 and 8. For more information, contact Thorne-Ferrel at 282-2195 orthorrebe@isu.edu.

Thursday, September 29

·       Alumni Homecoming Kickoff Celebration: This event will take place 7-10 p.m. at Pinehurst Nursery and Floral, 4101 Pole Line Road in Pocatello. Cost is $20 per person and includes dinner, beverage tickets and commemorative glass. Reservations are requested. For more information or to make a reservation contact (800) 933-4781, (208) 282-3755 or alumni@isu.edu.

Thursday, September 29

·       Idaho State University College of Technology to host open house: The Idaho State University College of Technology will host its annual open house from 5 to 8 p.m. in the ISU Roy F. Christensen Building, located at 777 Memorial Drive in Pocatello. The open house will show prospective students what it takes to pursue options in a variety of programs. For more information about the event contact Debbie Ronneburg at 208-282-2622 in the ISU College of Technology.

Friday, September 30

·      Idaho State University Alumni Association Founder's Luncheon: This event will take place 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Wood River Room of the Pond Student Union. Cost is 15 dollars per person. Reservations are requested. For more information contact (800) 933-4781, (208) 282-3755 or alumni@isu.edu.

Friday, September 30

·      Presidents' Homecoming Alumni Recognition Reception and Dinner: Event will be in the Main Ballroom of the Pocatello Red Lion Hotel. Scheduled events include a reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and Recognition of Alumni Award recipients at 8 p.m. Cost is 40 dollars per person. Reservations are required. For more information contact (800) 933-4781, (208) 282-3755 or alumni@isu.edu.

Friday, September 30

·      Idaho State Civic Symphony: The Symphony will present music from Vienna featuring guest ensemble, Poinsett Piano Trio, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets prices are $30 for adults, $15 for students, and free for ISU students and can be purchased online at www.isu.edu/tickets/ or by telephone at 282-3595. For more information visit www.thesymphony.us.

Saturday, October 1

·      The ISU Homecoming 2011 Parade: The Idaho State University Homecoming 2011 Parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of South First Avenue and Center Street, just east of the Center Street Underpass. From the starting point, the parade will proceed up Center Street to South 15th Avenue, where entries will turn right and continue to the parade's finish at the Holt Arena parking lot. The parade's theme is "Bengal Forever Orange" and lineup begins at 8 a.m. The parade staging area will be along First Avenue from Center Street south to Humbolt Street. The parade check-in/entry point for the general public is at First Avenue and Humbolt Street. For entries that have horses, there will be a staging and parking area on Sutter Street. For more information, contact parade chair Heidi Oliver at 282-3513 or olivheid@isu.edu.

Saturday, October 1

·      Robert Williams Tribute concert by Steve Eaton group and guest singer Mike Sanders: The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Originally, Williams was scheduled to play an ISU 'Season of Note' concert on Oct. 1, but he had to cancel because of illness. A portion of the proceeds from the Eaton concert will go to the ISU Roger Williams Scholarship Fund. Ticket prices are $20 for the main level, $15 for the upper level for the public and $10 for ISU students. Tickets can be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office, open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays during the school year.  Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at 282-3595, online at www.isu.edu/tickets or at Vickers Stores in Idaho Falls and Pocatello.

Wednesday, October 5

·      "Judicial Independence" lecture: Friends of Oboler Library will host the Honorable N. Randy Smith lectures on "Judicial Independence" with a reception at 6 p.m. and lecture at 7 p.m. in the Beverly Bistline Theatre at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Tickets for the reception are $20 and can be purchased at ISU Library Circulation Desk and or calling 282-2997.  

Friday, October 7

·      Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present play "Dr. Faustus": The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 in the Bilyeu Theatre in Frazier Hall. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $9 for children ages 6-18 and $7 for ISU students with Bengal cards. Tickets may be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, by phone at 208-282-3595 or online at www.isu.edu/tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at Vickers Western Stores in Pocatello and Idaho Falls.

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