WSIU Almanac: February 13th, 2018.

Feb 13, 2018

To celebrate the State's Bicentennial, the Shawnee Hills Arts Council and Anna Arts Center are hosting a series of plays.  Starting February 22nd the comedy Assumptions, written by long-time actor and playwright Steve Falcone, will be performed.  For more information, get in touch with the Anna Arts Center at 904-625-1109.  Or, send an e-mail to Lee at  vabchlee  AT gmail  DOT com.  You can also learn about the other activities planned for the year by browsing to:

This is a very kid-friendly comedy and church groups are welcome.

Open auditions for the Stage Company's production of Almost Identical, written and directed by SIU Alum and long-time actor and playwright Vincent Rhomberg, will take place February 19th and February 20th at the Varsity Center for the Arts.

For more information get in touch with the Director Vincent Rhomberg at

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In Murphysboro, the Friends of Sallie Logan Public Library is sponsoring a book sale on February 23rd and February 24th at the library, located at 1808 Walnut Street in Murphysboro.  For more information call the library at 684-3271.  Or, visit:

In Centralia, the 14th annual Home, Garden and Business EXPO is planned for  this Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at the Centralia Recreational Complex.  To learn more visit:

In Mount Vernon, the Jefferson County Historical Village hosts Coffee Hour this Saturday beginning at 10:00AM.  Then later that afternoon learn about civil rights activist Harriet Tubman at a free informational program starting at 2:00PM.  Both programs are free and the public is encouraged to attend.  The Historical Village is located at 1411 North 27th Street in Mt. Vernon.

To learn more call 618-246-0033 or browse to:

For more information about the events going on in and around Mt. Vernon this year, visit: