WSIU Almanac

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WSIU Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us.  Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day.   And to make sure we don't miss anything we have a special e-mail set up that you can use to send information to us.  It's short and simple:   almanac@wsiu.org.                                     

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WSIU Almanac: April 20th, 2018.

Apr 20, 2018

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce wants you to know about the next Friday luncheon taking place on May 4th at the Keller Convention Center.  To learn more visit:  http://www.visiteffinghamil.com/

WSIU Almanac: April 19th, 2018.

Apr 19, 2018

WSIU Almanac: April 18th, 2018.

Apr 18, 2018

The Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the sounds of summer concert series every Thursday during June and July.

WSIU Almanac: April 17th, 2018.

Apr 17, 2018

The Olney and Richland County Chamber of Commerce invite the public to their annual meeting on Wednesday April 18th, 2018 at the Old Tyme Steakhaus.  For more information call 618-392-2241. Or browse to:  http://www.chambermaster.com/directory/jsp/events/dlg/Public_PrintSummary.jsp?ccid=356

WSIU Almanac: April 16th, 2018.

Apr 16, 2018

The Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture Series presents a free public talk by R. Marie Griffith, the Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington University.  This event is sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institue and co-sponsored by the Southern Illinois University Department of Political Science.  For more information browse to:  http://news.siu.edu/_assets/images/2018/04/psppi-marie-griffith-april-16.pdf

WSIU Almanac: April 13th, 2018.

Apr 13, 2018

On Monday April 16th at 7:00PM The Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture Series presents a presentation by R. Marie Griffith, the Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington University.  This program is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and the SIU Carbondale Department of Political Science.  For more information call  618-453-4009.  You can also browse to:  http://paulsimoninstitute.siu.edu/_common/documents/psppi-marie-griffith-april-16.pdf

WSIU Almanac: April 12th, 2018.

Apr 12, 2018

The Shawnee Hills Arts Council is having their judged art competition and exhibition running through May.  For more information visit: 

WSIU Almanac: April 11th, 2018.

Apr 11, 2018

In Olney the Relay for Life of Richland County will take place on Saturday April 14th starting at 4:00PM. For more information visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/542485149446973/

WSIU Almanac: April 9th, 2018.

Apr 9, 2018

There will be a free program for people who are caregivers for those who have dementia-type diseases.  These outreach events will be held at Pinckneyville Community Hospital on Tuesdays.  For more information browse to:  https://www.hsidn.org/

WSIU Almanac: April 6th, 2018.

Apr 6, 2018

The 56th annual Murphysboro Kiwanis Club Pancake is scheduled for April 21st at Murphysboro Middle School.  To learn more visit:  http://www.murphysborokiwanis.org/Page/33953

WSIU Almanac: April 5th, 2018.

Apr 5, 2018

Farmer's Markets are opening for the season.  In Pope County, the Golconda Farmer's Market runs every Saturday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM on the Golconda Courthouse Lawn.  The Golconda Farmer's Market is in operation from April to November.  Visit:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/GolcondaFarmersMarket/about/?ref=page_internal

WSIU Almanac: April 4th, 2018.

Apr 4, 2018

The annual Indigenous Plant Symposium is planned for April 13th, 14th and 15th at John A. Logan College. For more information visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/151083472220014/

WSIU Almanac: April 3rd, 2018.

Apr 3, 2018

Cedarhurst in Mount Vernon is offering after school art time for children, today, April 3rd, 2018 starting at 3:30PM.  To learn more visit:  https://www.cedarhurst.org/Event-Listings/may

WSIU Almanac: Monday April 2nd, 2018.

Apr 2, 2018

WSIU Almanac: March 30th, 2018.

Mar 30, 2018

The Easter Egg Hunt at Murphysboro's Riverside Park will start at 10:30AM Saturday morning.  For more information browse to:  http://www.murphysborokiwanis.org/Page/33953?event=114939

WSIU Almanac: March 29th, 2018.

Mar 29, 2018

The non-profit group Carbondale Community Arts has a variety of art-themed events coming up, for more information visit:  http://www.carbondalearts.org/

WSIU Almanac: March 28th, 2018.

Mar 28, 2018

Centerstone is sponsoring a free screening of the film "Suicide:  The Ripple Effect" on Tuesday
April 10th in Ballroom D of the SIU Student Center.  For more information get in touch with Centerstone at  1-888-291-HELP.

WSIU Almanac: March 27th, 2018.

Mar 27, 2018

The Neighborhood COOP Feed Your Neighbor 5-K is planned for Friday April 6th, 2018 at Carbondale's Turley Park.  For more information and to sign up call 529-3533 or visit:  http://www.neighborhood.coop/component/k2/item/3697-feed-your-neighbor-5k

WSIU Almanac: March 26th, 2018.

Mar 26, 2018

The Benton Chamber of Commerce is holding the Southern Illinois Regional Chamber Luncheon at the Carterville Community Center.  The event begins at 11:30AM on Tuesday March 27th, 2018.  For more information visit:  http://chamberorganizer.com/bentonwestcity/v_newsletters/newsletter_22414825.htm

WSIU Almanac: March 23rd, 2018.

Mar 23, 2018

Since Earth Day is approaching, the Sustainability Office at SIU Carbondale will be celebrating all month long with events.  More more information you can contact sustainability AT SIU DOT EDU.  Or, you can learn more by browing to:  http://sustainability.siu.edu/participate/earth-day.php

WSIU Almanac: March 22nd, 2018.

Mar 22, 2018

Carbondale Public Library is offering Teen Writing Workshops.  For more information call the library at 457-0354.  Or, browse to:  http://carbondalepubliclibrary.org/

WSIU Almanac: March 21st, 2018.

Mar 21, 2018

The film "In The Shadow", produced by Mark Stoffel and H.D. Motyl, of the SIU Carbondale College of Mass Communications and Media Arts will be show on Saturday March 24th, 2018 at 5:30PM at Shryock Auditorium.  The public will also see a performance by the Jennie Johnson band.  For more information browse to:  http://universityevents.siu.edu/eclipse_documentary/index.php

WSIU Almanac: March 20th, 2018.

Mar 20, 2018

The Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium will be held April 13th through April 15th, 2018.  For more information visit:  https://ill-inps.org/2018-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium/

WSIU Almanac: March 19th, 2018.

Mar 19, 2018

In Centralia this Saturday the Legs for Life 5K will be held in support of the Leukimia and Lymphoma Society.

WSIU Almanac: March 16th, 2018.

Mar 16, 2018

WSIU Almanac: March 15th, 2018.

Mar 15, 2018

The Southern Illinois Master Naturalists will hold their spring quarterly meeting on Sunday March 25th, 2018 at 2:00PM at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center.  For more information browse to:  http://web.extension.illinois.edu/units/event.cfm?EventID=75920&UnitID=493

WSIU Almanac: March 14th, 2018.

Mar 14, 2018

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is holding their regular luncheon on Thursday March 15th, 2018 at the Elk's Club, 1107 Jordan Street in Mount Vernon.  For more information you can get in touch with the Chamber at 618-242-5725. 

WSIU Almanac: March 13th, 2018.

Mar 13, 2018

The City of Chester is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March  24th, 2018.   To learn more visit:  http://www.chesterill.com/recreation/

WSIU Almanac: March 12th, 2018.

Mar 12, 2018

On March 24th, 2018 the Legs for Life 5K will take place in Centralia.  For more information point your browser to:  http://www.legsforlife5k.com/

WSIU Almanac: March 9th, 2018.

Mar 9, 2018

The Olney and Richland County Chamber of Commerce want the public to know that the play "Sister Act" will be performed at the Olney Community College Theatre on March 16th, 2018.  For more information visit:  https://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=OART_HOME

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