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 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

WSIU Almanac: March 8th, 2018.

Mar 8, 2018

The Carbondale Community Farmer's Market will take place on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 inside the Carbondale Community High School.  For more information visit:  http://www.carbondalemarket.com/

WSIU Almanac: March 7th, 2018.

Mar 7, 2018

The  10th annual Legs for Life 5K will take place in Centralia on March 25th.  For more information call 618-367-0003.  Or, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/legsforlife5k/photos/rpp.156362104416245/1747730511946055/?type=3&theater

WSIU Almanac: March 6th, 2018.

Mar 6, 2018

SIU Carbondale is hosting a variety of events in Celebration of Women's History Month.  For more information visit:  http://news.siu.edu/_assets/images/2018/02/SIU_WHM2018.pdf

WSIU Almanac: March 5th, 2018

Mar 5, 2018

The Southern Illinois Reads Book Festival is planned for March 10th at DuQuoin High School.  For more information browse to:  http://illinoisreads.org/events.html

WSIU Almanac: March 2nd, 2018

Mar 2, 2018

Touch of Nature Environmental Center presents Trail Stewardship Days and the next chance for Volunteers to help is Sunday March 4th, 2018.  To learn more browse to:  https://campscui.active.com/orgs/TouchofNatureEnvironmentalCenter#/selectSessions/2294501

WSIU Almanac: March 1st, 2018.

Mar 1, 2018

Giant City State Park has a variety of public outreach events planned, for more information browse to:  https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Event/Documents/GiantCityCalendar2018.pdf

WSIU Almanac: February 28th, 2018.

Feb 28, 2018

The U-S Army Corps of Engineers has announced Summer Employment Opportunities at Rend Lake.  For more information call 618-724-2493.  Or visit:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/rendlakeusace/jobs/410155626064919/?source=post_homepage_stream

WSIU Almanac: February 27th, 2018.

Feb 27, 2018

There will be a free presentation sponsored by the Southern Illinois Peace Coalition on Tuesday February 27th, 2018 titled "A Path To Peace in Korea".  The speaker is Rich Whitney and begins at 6:30PM.

WSIU Almanac: February 26th, 2018.

Feb 26, 2018

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is sponsoring a Pastel Painting workshop on March 10th and 11th, 2018.  To learn more about the event, call the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri 573-334-9233.  Or, browse to:  http://www.capearts.org/

WSIU Almanac: February 23rd, 2018.

Feb 23, 2018

The Effingham Convention and Visitor's Bureau wants you to know about the Blizzard Bash scheduled for  Saturday February 24th, 2018.  For more information browse to:  http://www.visiteffinghamil.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/2437/259

WSIU Almanac: February 22nd, 2018

Feb 22, 2018

In Celebration of Black History Month, the Black Resource Council at SIU Carbondale is hosting a variety show on Friday February 23rd, 2018.  For more information call 453-3740.  Or, visit:  http://smrc.siu.edu/_common/documents/brc/SIU_2018_BHM_schedule.pdf

WSIU Almanac: February 21st, 2018.

Feb 21, 2018

The 32nd annual 8th Congressional High School Art Competition is accepting entires.  For more information call 573-335-0101.  You can also find out more by calling the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri at 573-334-9233.

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