WSIU Almanac

WSIU Almanac: September 23rd, 2016.

Sep 23, 2016

The Rend Lake Cleanup takes place tomorrow at South Sandusky Beach beginning at 8:00AM.  For more information visit:  http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Rend-Lake/Volunteering/

WSIU Almanac: September 22nd, 2016.

Sep 22, 2016

Olney is sponsoring a series of White Squirrel Counts and the city is looking for volunteers.  The events will be held on Saturday October 1st, Saturday  October 8th and Saturday October 15th.  To get involved call Kelci at  618-395-7302.

WSIU Almanac: September 21st, 2016.

Sep 21, 2016

An Eclipse planning meeting will be held this Thursday at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg starting at 3PM.  For more information contact Cindy Cain with the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau at:  618-833-9928.  Or, visit:  https://www.evensi.us/eclipse-planning-workshop-shawnee-community-college/184898041

WSIU Almanac: September 20th, 2016.

Sep 20, 2016

Giant City State Park has nature-themed quilts made by Pradnya Dharmadhikari.  For more information call 618-457-4836.

WSIU Almanac: September 19th, 2016.

Sep 19, 2016

This Saturday the Olney Arts Council's Fall Festival   Arts and Crafts Show takes place starting at 9:00AM at the Olney City Park.  For more information visit:  http://business.olneychamber.net/events/details/olney-arts-council-fall-festival-09-24-2016-4332

WSIU Almanac: September 16th, 2016.

Sep 16, 2016

The Shawnee Hills Arts Council is sponsoring the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" at the Anna Arts Center, on September 16th and September 17th.  For more information visit:  http://annanews.com/news/%E2%80%98little-shop-horrors%E2%80%99-%E2%80%98mad-stone%E2%80%99-planned-anna-arts-center

WSIU Almanac: September 15th, 2016.

Sep 15, 2016

This Saturday, September 17th, 2016, from 8:00AM to 1:00PM Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is holding their annual yearly Clean-Up day.  If you are interesting, the Refuge asks that you be at the Prairie Creek Recreation Area Saturday morning.  It would be a good idea to call ahead and pre-register by calling 618-998-5950.  Or, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/CrabOrchardNWR

WSIU Almanac: September 14th, 2016.

Sep 14, 2016

WSIU Almanac: September 13th, 2016.

Sep 13, 2016

The Warriors of Hope Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk takes place this Saturday at Cartervile's Cannon Park.  For more information contact Meleah Paschal at  618-967-779.  Or, send an e-mail to

meleah56@msn.com.

WSIU Almanac: September 12th, 2016.

Sep 12, 2016

The Saturday, September 17th, 2016, the Warriors of Hope Suicide Awareness group is holding a Fighting for Suicide Remembrance and Prevention walk starting at 2:00PM at Cannon Park in Carterville.  For more information you can contact Meleah Paschall  at meleah56@msn.com.

WSIU Almanac: September 9th, 2016.

Sep 9, 2016

The Riverside Art, Wine & Blues Festival takes place this Saturday, September 10th, 2016, at Riverside Park in Murphysboro.  For more information visit:  http://www.greatriverroad.com/meetohio/moeventpages/murphyblues.htm

WSIU Almanac: September 8th, 2016.

Sep 8, 2016

Touch of Nature in Makanda is the site of the Stream Discovery Workshop for educators and teachers who work with students in grades five through 12.  The professional development event will be held September 13th and For more information visit:  http://www.carbondalechamber.com/events/details/stream-discovery-workshop-09-14-2016-8275

WSIU Almanac: September 7th, 2016.

Sep 7, 2016

A Community group in the village of Colp is looking to build a playground for the children of the town to play in.  For more information call Marcella at  618-521-4882 or call Dalbert 618-985-3427.

WSIU Almanac: September 6th, 2016.

Sep 6, 2016

Cache River Days take place in Ullin Illinois this Saturday.  For more information visit:  https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/calendar/Pages/Cache-River-Days---Ullin,IL.aspx

WSIU Almanac: September 5th, 2016.

Sep 5, 2016

This Friday in Richland county is the Olney Central College Coach Gene Duke Memorial Golf outing.  To learn more visit:  https://www.iecc.edu/files_user/ONWF/files/2016_OCC_GOLF_FLYER.pdf

WSIU Almanac: September 2nd, 2016.

Sep 2, 2016
Andy Edelen, Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois/Sky and Telescope Magazine.

The State of Illinois' Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, is accepting applications for winter heating assistance.  For more information call the Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council at  618-443-5231.  Or visit: http://weeoc.org/

WSIU Almanac: September 1st, 2016.

Sep 1, 2016

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri has moved to their new location 16 North Spanish Street.  To see more visit:  http://www.capearts.org/

WSIU Almanac: Tuesday August 30th, 2016.

Aug 30, 2016

In Jackson County, the Stage Company will be holding open auditions for the play "Death of A Salesman" Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.  For more information visit:  http://www.stagecompany.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 29th, 2016.

Aug 29, 2016

Auditions for the play "Farce of Nature" are being held August 29th and 30th in the Brubeck Theatre at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel.  For more information, you can call 618-262-8641.  Or, visit their website:  http://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=CTUS

WSIU Almanac: August 26th, 2016.

Aug 26, 2016

The Friday night fair takes place tonight at the Town Square Pavilion in Carbondale.  Carbondale Main Street sponsors the event.  To learn more visit:  http://explorecarbondale.com/friday-night-fairs

WSIU Almanac: August 25th, 2016.

Aug 25, 2016

Murphysboro's Town Center Park, on Walnut Street beside Sallie Logan Public Library, will be the site of tonight's Sunset Concert.  For more information visit:  http://www.murphysboro-il.gov/index.php/news-updates/31-sunset-concerts

WSIU Almanac: August 24th, 2016.

Aug 24, 2016

The Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society is hosting their annual insect extravaganza on  Saturday  August 27th at War Bluff Wildlife Sanctuary in Pope County.  For more information call 618-683-2222 or visit:  http://shawneeaudubon.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 23rd, 2016.

Aug 23, 2016

On September 15th at Southwestern Illinois College in Red Bud, the Kaskaskia Valley Audubon Society is holding a free public programs about the La Vista Ecological Learning Center in Alton.  For more information send an e-mail to cai@htc.net  .

Or, you can visit their website at:  http://www.e-kvas.org/home.html

WSIU Almanac: August 22nd, 2016.

Aug 22, 2016

The Benton Public Library is offering Pre-K Story Hour this Wednesday morning starting at 10:00AM.  For more information visit:  http://www.bentonlibrary.com/

WSIU Almanac: August 19th, 2016.

Aug 19, 2016

In Mount Vernon tomorrow at the Jefferson County Historical Village you can participate in Saturday morning coffee hour starting at 10:00AM.  To learn more visit:  http://www.jchs.mvn.net/

WSIU Almanac: August 18th, 2016.

Aug 18, 2016

The Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale are sponsoring an event on September 1st, 2016 called "Peace, Love and Community:  It's Contagious" at Turley Park in Carbondale.  Visit:  http://www.bgc-cdale.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 17th, 2016.

Aug 17, 2016

WSIU Almanac: August 16th, 2016.

Aug 16, 2016

The Southern Chapter of the Illinois Native Plant Society presents a free presentation tonight at 7:00PM by Jen Walling, the Executive Director of the Illinois Environmental Council.  The location of this talk is at the Carbondale Township Hall, 216 East Monroe Street.  Visit:  http://www.ill-inps.org/index.php/southern-chapter

WSIU Almanac: August 15th, 2016.

Aug 15, 2016

The Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society is hosting a free public, bird-watching hike this Sunday at Rend Lake.  To learn more visit:  http://shawneeaudubon.org/

WSIU Almanac: August 15th, 2016.

Aug 15, 2016

The Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society is hosting a free public, bird-watching hike this Sunday at Rend Lake.  To learn more visit:  http://shawneeaudubon.org/

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