Community Events

WSIU Almanac: July 16th, 2019.

Jul 16, 2019

WSIU Almanac: July 15th, 2019.

Jul 15, 2019

The 8th Annual Give Adults a Smile Day will take place on July 19th at SIU Carbondale's Dental Hygiene Clinic.  For more information call 453-8826.  Or, visit:

WSIU Almanac: July 11th, 2019.

Jul 11, 2019

The Southern Illinois Made Expo is planned for July 27th and July 28th.  For more information call 618-549-2146.

WSIU Almanac: July 10, 2019.

Jul 10, 2019

In Mount Vernon, you can attend the Community Resource Summit, in Partnership with Drug Court Coalition of Jefferson County.

WSIU Almanac: July 9, 2019.

Jul 9, 2019

The Carterville Area Rotary Club 4th Annual Gala is planned for August 24th.  To learn more, visit the Facebook page of the event at:

WSIU Almanac: July 8th, 2019.

Jul 8, 2019

WSIU Almanac: July 5th, 2019.

Jul 5, 2019

Crossroads Community Hospital is sponsoring a public health event on July 26th and July 27th.  To learn more browse to:

WSIU Almanac: July 4th, 2019.

Jul 4, 2019

In Cape Girardeau, the 2019 Great American 4th of July will take place at Arena Park.

WSIU Almanac: July 3rd, 2019.

Jul 3, 2019

The public can support the Women's Center of Carbondale by donating school supplies for children. You can drop off items at the First Presbyterian Church, at 310 South University Avenue in Carbondale, by July 28th,  2019.  For more information call 618-529-2324, or, visit:

WSIU Almanac: July 1st, 2019.

Jul 1, 2019

In Olney, the Richland County Fair gets underway on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.  To learn more browse to:

WSIU Almanac: June 28th, 2019.

Jun 28, 2019

The University of Illinois Extension Service  office in Murphysboro is hosting a free workshop on identifying invasive species.  To learn more call 687-1727.

WSIU Almanac: June 27th, 2019.

Jun 27, 2019

Wabash Valley College's Wicked Wheels Car Show is planned for July 6th, 2019.  To learn more call 618-262-8641 and ask for Scott Balding.  Or, visit:

WSIU Almanac: June 26th, 2019.

Jun 26, 2019

The non-profit group, the Southern Illinois Immigrant Rights Project is holding a Beach Blanket Bingo fundraiser on Saturday June 29th, 2019 from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Turley Park in Carbondale.  For more information send an e-mail to:

WSIU Almanac: June 25th, 2019.

Jun 25, 2019

Training workshops for those who work in city safety, the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring the workshops, starting with Wednesday June 26th, 2019.

WSIU Almanac: June 24th, 2019.

Jun 24, 2019

In Murphysboro, Sallie Logan Public Library has a variety of events planned for the summer of 2019.  To learn more brows to:

WSIU Almanac: June 21st, 2019.

Jun 21, 2019

The Effingham Convention and Visitor's Bureau wants the public to know that the Cromwell Kicks Cancer Kickball Tournament takes place tomorrow, Saturday June 22nd, 2019, starting at 8:30AM.

WSIU Almanac: June 20th, 2019.

Jun 20, 2019

Every Friday, the Olney Farmer's Market takes place at 9:00AM at the Olney City Park.   To learn more, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: June 19th, 2019.

Jun 19, 2019

The public is invited to observe SIU's Archaeology Excavation at Miller Grove this summer.  In keeping with celebrating the 80th birthday of the Shawnee National Forest, the Southern Illinois University Archaeology Field School is involved in an archaeological field excavation of the histroical settlement called Miller Griver.

WSIU Almanac: June 18th, 2019.

Jun 18, 2019

Girls Rock Carbondale is offering  a summer camp, to learn more, send an e-mail to

WSIU Almanac: June 17th, 2019.

Jun 17, 2019

The Christopher Civic Center is hosting a pancake breakfast this Saturday, June 22nd, 2019.  Proceeds benefit the Christopher American Legion Post #528.  For more information get in touch with Cinday at 

WSIU Almanac: June 14th, 2019.

Jun 14, 2019

The Carbondale Branch of the NAACP is hosting an Ameren Energy Efficiency Workshop on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019.

WSIU Almanac: June 13th, 2019.

Jun 13, 2019

The City of Albion's Free Summer Lunch program is going on now.  For more information call 618-445-3214.  Or, visit,

WSIU Almanac: June 12th, 2019.

Jun 12, 2019

The non-profit Girls Rock Carbondale is having a Summer camp, July 5th through July  12th.  For more information, send an e-mail to

WSIU Almanac: June 11th, 2019.

Jun 11, 2019

The Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society will take place in Centralia this Friday, June 14th at  Fairview Park in Centralia.  To learn more, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: June 7th, 2019.

Jun 7, 2019

A Candle Light Vigil to remember those who have died because of gun violence, will be held Saturday June 8th, 2019 on the Marion City Square.  The event starts at 9:00PM and is sponsored by the Mom's Demand Action and the Marion Ministerial Alliance.  For more information browst to:

WSIU Almanac: June 6th, 2019.

Jun 6, 2019

The Shawnee Hills Arts Council has a variety of community events.  To learn more, visit the Facebook Page :

WSIU Almanac: June 5th, 2019.

Jun 5, 2019

The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a workshop titled "Starting A Business In Illinois" on Thursday June 6th,  2019.  To learn more, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: June 4th, 2019.

Jun 4, 2019

In Murphysboro, Sallie Logan Public Librarie's Summer Reading Program runs today from 10:00AM to 700PM.  To learn more, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: June 3rd, 2019.

Jun 3, 2019

WSIU Almanac: May 31st, 2019.

May 31, 2019

The Stinson Library in Anna is holding a book sale beginning Friday June 7th.  For more information call the library at 833-2521, or visit: