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: September 7th, 2017.

Sep 7, 2017

Tomorrow night the Carterville Chamber of Commerce 5K Glow Run/Walk starts at 7:30PM.  For more information visit;  http://runtosucceed.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Twilight-5k-sign-up-form-version-2.pdf

WSIU Almanac: August 6th, 2017.

Sep 6, 2017

SIU Department of Career Services is offering a series of job-searching workshops, to aid students in resume writing and interviewing.  For more information call the Department of Career Services at 453-2391.  Or browse to: http://careerservices.siu.edu/

WSIU Almanac: September 5th, 2017.

Sep 5, 2017

The SIU Friends Of Morris Library Fundraiser will take place on September 16th, 2017.  For more information call 453-2672.  You can also visit:  http://www.lib.siu.edu/2017-fundraiser

WSIU Almanac: September 1st, 2017.

Sep 1, 2017

The Crab Orchard National Wildlife refuge is hosting a photography contest.  The deadline to enter your work is September 29th.  For more information visit:  http://www.friendsofconwr.com/poster.html

WSIU Almanac: August 31st, 2017.

Aug 31, 2017

Carbondale Community Arts is sponsoring an exhibition titled "Locality" running through September.  You can see the work at 304 West Walnut Street in Downtown Carbondale.    To learn more you can call 457-5100 or point your browser to:  http://www.carbondalearts.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 30th, 2017.

Aug 30, 2017

The Carterville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Kids Fun Run and Twilight 5K on September 8th.  For more information visit:  http://runtosucceed.com/twilight5k/

WSIU Almanac: August 29th, 2017.

Aug 29, 2017

In Carbondale, the non-profit group Carbondale Community Arts is sponsoring an art exhibition titled "Dances With Nature" at the Carbondale Civic Center.   For more information call 457-5100.  Or, you can visit:  https://www.facebook.com/CarbondaleCommunityArts/

WSIU Almanac: August 28th, 2017.

Aug 28, 2017

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive today at the SIU Carbondale Student Center.  For more information visit:  http://redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=62901&sd=082217&ed=112017&zipFormat=true&_requestid=115426

WSIU Almanac: August 25th, 2017.

Aug 25, 2017

The Friends of the Shawnee National Forest, along with the Shawnee Trail Conservancy, are improving signage along the River To River Trail.  If you would like to get involved browse to:  http://shawneefriends.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 24th, 2017.

Aug 24, 2017

The annual Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Photography Contest is accepting entires until September 29th.  For more information visit:  http://www.friendsofconwr.com/

WSIU Almanac: August 23rd, 2017.

Aug 23, 2017

The Anna Arts Center in Union County is busy with upcoming events.  For more information you can all Lee at 904-625-1109.  Or visit:  https://www.facebook.com/AnnaArtsCenter/

WSIU Almanac: August 22nd, 2017.

Aug 22, 2017

WSIU Almanac: August 21st, 2017.

Aug 21, 2017

Today is Monday, August 21st, 2017.  Today is Eclipse Day.  To learn more visit:  http://www.carbondaleeclipse.com/

WSIU Almanac: August 18th, 2017.

Aug 18, 2017

Mat Kaplan, host of Planetary Live on WSIU radio will put on a live performance this Sunday at SIU's Shryock Auditorum.  The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.  For more information call 453-2000.  Or, point your browser to :http://www.wsiu.org/planetaryradiolive

WSIU Almanac: August 17th, 2017.

Aug 17, 2017

Join Mat Kaplan this Sunday August 20th, 2017 for a special planetary radio live event at Shryock Auditorium.  For more information visit:  http://www.wsiu.org/planetaryradiolive

WSIU Almanac: August 16th, 2017.

Aug 16, 2017

The Crab Orchard Fall Market is scheduled for September 9th in Marion.  For more information browse to:  https://www.facebook.com/CrabOrchardFallMarket/

WSIU Almanac: August 15th, 2017.

Aug 15, 2017

WSIU Almanac: August 11th, 2017.

Aug 14, 2017

Wabash Valley College is holding open auditions for the fall production of the Last Round-Up of The Guacamole Queens.  For more information call 618-263-5120.  Or, visit:  http://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=WVCH

WSIU Almanac: August 11th, 2017.

Aug 11, 2017

WSIU Almanac: August 10th, 2017.

Aug 10, 2017

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive tomorrow at Times Square Mall in Mount Vernon between 1:30PM and 6;30PM.  For more information visit:  http://redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=62864&sd=080717&ed=110517&zipFormat=true&_requestid=972081

WSIU Almanac: August 9th, 2017.

Aug 9, 2017

WSIU Almanac: August 4th, 2017.

Aug 4, 2017

WSIU Almanac: August 3rd, 2017.

Aug 3, 2017

This Thursday the Cape Girardeau Farmer's Market will take place at the West Park Mall parking lot.  For more information visit:  http://www.visitcape.com/discover/farmers-markets/

WSIU Almanac: August 2nd, 2017.

Aug 2, 2017

The U of I Extension Office in Murphysboro is the site of the Southern Illinois Fruit and Vegetable workshop this Monday.  For more information about this community event call Maggie Rose at 687-1727.  You can also e-mail Maggie at  mro@illinois.edu

WSIU Almanac: August 1st, 2017.

Aug 1, 2017

The Chester Parks and Recreation Department is offering free water blasts to give you a break from the heat.  For more information browse to:  http://www.chesterill.com/community-events/

WSIU Almanac: July 31st, 2017.

Jul 31, 2017

On Saturday August 5th the Cache River Wetlands Center is having a free program about bats.  For more information call the Cache River Wetlands Center at 618-657-2064.  You can also learn more about this, and other future events by browing to:  http://www.friendsofthecache.org/events-activities

WSIU Almanac: July 28th, 2017.

Jul 28, 2017

The City of Carbondale has updated their Eclipse website, with the latest news on parking, entertainment and other eclipse-related subjects.  Visit:  http://www.carbondaleeclipse.com/

WSIU Almanac: July 27th, 2017.

Jul 27, 2017

The Cape Farmer's Market takes place every Thursday in the parking lot of the West Park Mall.  For more information visit:  http://www.visitcape.com/discover/farmers-markets/

WSIU Almanac: July 26th, 2017.

Jul 26, 2017

The Shawnee Hills Arts Council in Anna has a reception planned for August 6th where you can meet the artists, whose work is on display.  For more information visit:  https://www.facebook.com/AnnaArtsCenter/

WSIU Almanac: July 25th, 2017.

Jul 25, 2017

The Second Annual Marion Main Street Putt Putt Competition is scheduled for this Saturday.  For more information visit:  https://www.marionillinois.com/events

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