Posted April 20, 2012
ISU Coming Events: April 20-May 10
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 (208) 282-3620.
Friday, April 20
• ISU Department of Music to present Guitar Ensemble: The ISU Department of Music will present a guitar Ensemble on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Goranson Hall inside the ISU Fine Arts Building. This event is free to the public. For more information contact the music department at 282-3636.
• ISU to host Bengal Spring Sprint Triathlon: Idaho State University's Sport Science and Physical Education students are putting on a triathlon April 20 and 21 to benefit Tyson's Brave Battalion, a local group of children who are battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). The triathlon, also known as the Bengal Spring Sprint Triathlon, will start in Reed Gym on the ISU campus. The swim takes place on April 20 at the ISU Reed Gym pool, between 3 and 8 p.m. The bike and run portions will be on Saturday with the fastest swimmer off at 9:30 a.m. For more information, please contact Leo Sepulveda at 208-317-5692 firstname.lastname@example.org or Kyle Little at 208-731-9753 email@example.com.
• ISU Mortar Board to host 2012 Inclusion Ball: The Idaho State University Silver Tassel Chapter of Mortar Board will host the 2012 Inclusion Ball Friday, April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Inclusion Ball is a prom-like event especially for people with intellectual disabilities. This event is open to all community members high school age and older. Those under 18 are asked to have a parent or guardian sign them in to the ball. For more information, contact Lauren Braden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 21
• ISU Department of Music to present Choirs Spring Concert: The ISU Department of Music will present the Choirs Spring Concert on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $4 for pre-college students, $6 for ISU faculty and staff and free for ISU students with a valid Bengal card. Tickets can be purchased online at www.isu.edu/tickets, or by calling the Stephens Center Box Office at 282-3595.
Friday, April 27
• ISU Department of Music to present Chamber Orchestra: The ISU Department of Music will present the ISU Chamber Orchestra on April 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Marshall Rotunda at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. This event is free to the public. For more information contact the music department at 282-3636.
• Idaho State Civic Symphony Concert: The Idaho State Civic Symphony will perform April 27 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $32 for adults, $16 for pre-college students and $7 for ISU students with a valid Bengal card. For more information contact the music department at 282-3636.
• ISU Theatre and Dance to present ‘Chicago City Limits’: The Idaho State University Theatre and Dance Department will present the New York City-based improv group, “Chicago City Limits,” on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beverly B. Bistline Theatre inside the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 282-3595, Vickers Western Stores, or online at www.isu.edu/tickets.
Saturday, April 28
• ISU to Host Idaho Science and Engineering Festival: Event April 28 will feature more than 30 learning booths from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom, followed by “Wonders of Physics” demonstration in the ISU Physical Science Building, Room 140, at 5 p.m. For more information visit www.isu.edu/ /ISEF, email email@example.com, or contact Linda DeVeaux at 208-282-5661, Caryn Evilia at 208-282-4006, Jean Pfau at 208-282-3914, or Steve Shropshire at 208-282-2212
• ISU Department of Physics to present ‘Wonder of Physics’: The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the ISU Society of Physics Students will present a "Wonders of Physics" demonstration Saturday, April 28, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. It will be held in Room 140 of the ISU Physical Science Building on the southwest corner of 8th Street and Carter Street. The show will feature the "plasmifier," the "giant vortex cannon," the "liquid nitrogen tower" and other demonstrations. Participants can show up early for hovercraft rides, artificial geyser showers, hands-on science activities, and a candy shoot in the Physical Science Building foyer. For additional information contact Steve Shropshire at 282-2212.
• ISU Veterans Sanctuary Third annual Veterans Family BBQ and Family Day: The Idaho State University Veterans Sanctuary and ISU Armed Forces Veterans' Club will present the third annual Veterans Family BBQ and Family Day at the Zoo on Saturday, April 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Upper Ross Park shelter. Food, zoo tickets and disc golfing are free of charge. Supplies are limited – first come first serve. Live music will be performed by Tony Rosario and the Hillbilly Healers. For more information contact Tomarra Byington or Casey Santee at (208) 282-4245.
• ISU to host benefit concert for music program for veterans: Idaho State University will host the benefit concert “Letters – A Soldier Songs” on April 28 at Idaho State University. The event will feature the bands and musicians Hillbilly Healers, Miss Emily, Dustin Welch and Garry Tullio and will raise funds for a music program for veterans. The concert will be at 7 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the ISU Stephens Center. Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two and can be purchased at the Stephens Center Box Office, by calling 208-282-3595, online at www.isu.edu/stephens/tickets or at Vickers Stores in Idaho Falls and Pocatello. For more information, call 208-282-4245.
Thursday, May 3
• Idaho State Youth Symphony: The ISU Department of Music will present the Idaho State Youth Symphony on May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. This event is free to the public. For more information contact the music department at 282-3636.
Friday, May 4
• ISU to host 13th annual ‘Take Back the Night’: The Anderson Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University will hosts its 13th annual Take Back the Night event Friday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to all, will begin in Old Town Pocatello outside Family Services Alliance, 355 S. Arthur. Cohosts for the event include Family Services Alliance (FSA), Old Town Pocatello Art Walk, Bannock County Sexual and Domestic Violence Task Force, Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health and Family Court Services Sixth District. Take Back the Night is a chance to take a stand, show support and help raise awareness to make Pocatello a safer place. Local entities and businesses will come together to show their support in the fight against sexual assault. For questions and further information, please contact the Anderson Center at 208-282-2805.
Saturday, May 5
• ISU Commencement: Idaho State University Commencement will be held at 10 a.m. on May 5 inside Holt Arena. Tickets are not required and parking will be on the north side located at 15 street and Memorial Drive. Friends and family of the graduates are cordially invited to attend President and Laura Vailas' reception on the Holt Arena turf immediately following commencement. For more information contact Holt Arena Ticket Office at 282-2831.
• ISU Children’s Choir: The ISU Department of Music will present the ISU Children’s Choir concert at 3 p.m. in Goranson Hall inside the Fine Arts Building. This event is free to the public. For more information contact the music department at 282-3636.