Community Event

WSIU Almanac: August 27th, 2020.

Aug 27, 2020

The Shawnee Development Council is operating several food pantries.  

WSIU Almanac: January 21st 2019.

Jan 21, 2019

The Carterville High School Future Business Leaders of America are sponsoring the Woof Walk Wag 5K at the Carterville Bark Park on February 2nd.  To learn more visit:

WSIU Almanac: November 12th, 2018

Nov 12, 2018

WSIU Almanac: July 23rd, 2018.

Jul 23, 2018

The Illinois Reading Council is sponsoring the annual Summer Conference on Thursday August 2nd, 2018 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 700 South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale.

WSIU Almanac: October 20th, 2017.

Oct 20, 2017

The Second annual Shawnee Friends Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday November 4th, 2017 at Alto Vineyards.  Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Shawnee National Forest, a 501 (c) non-profit serving the Shawnee National Forest through stewardship and environmental education.  For more information you can visit:

WSIU Almanac: October 12th, 2017.

Oct 12, 2017

The Marion Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Block Party on Friday October 13th at Heartland Regional Medical Center.  For more information visit:

WSIU Almanac: July 3rd, 2017.

Jul 3, 2017

The City of Carbondale is updating their Eclipse website, and you can see the latest on Eclipse-related events by browing to:

WSIU Almanac: April 21st, 2017

Apr 21, 2017

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce invites job seekers and employers to a career and job fair on April 26th at the Effingham Performance Center.  For more information call 217-342-4228.  Or you can browse to:

WSIU Almanac: February 28th, 2017.

Feb 28, 2017

The next Cache River Movie Night is March 9th, 2017 at the Cache River Wetlands Center.  For more information call the Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge at 618-634-2231.  To learn more, you can also browse to:

WSIU Almanac: January 10th, 2017.

Jan 10, 2017

In Carbondale, the next New Humanist Forum will take place Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 12:15PM at the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship.  This Sunday's Speaker is Dr. Eileen R. Meehan, SIU Professor in the College of Mass Communications and Media Arts.  For more information visit:

WSIU Almanac: October 25th, 2016.

Oct 25, 2016

Olney's Haunted Trail starts this Thursday October 27th, 2016.  For more information see the flyer on the WSIU website, OR visit: