Community Events

WSIU Almanac: October 20th, 2020.

8 hours ago

The Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers for the 2020 "Pumpkin Patrol".  To learn more call 457-3200 and ask to speak with  Police Officer Randy Mathis.  Or, visit:   http://explorecarbondale.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1603

WSIU Almanac: October 16th, 2020.

Oct 16, 2020

The Southern 7 Health Department is taking applications for the 2020 - 2021 school year.  For more information call 618-634-2297.  Or, browse to:  https://www.southern7.org/head-start.html

WSIU Almanac: October 15th, 2020.

Oct 15, 2020

The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers for this Halloween's "Pumpkin Patrol".  For more information contact Officer Randy Mathis at 618-457-3200 extension 402.

Or, browse to: http://www.explorecarbondale.com/civicalerts.aspx?AID=1603

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Lincoln Trail College is offering crochet classes.  To learn more, browse to: https://www.iecc.edu/ltc/ltc-offering-crochet-class-0

WSIU Almanac: October 14th, 2020.

Oct 14, 2020

The Edwards County Health Office is hosting a drive-through flu clinic on Wednesday October 14th, 2020.  To learn more, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/EdwardsCountyHealthOffice/

WSIU Almanac: October 13th, 2020.

Oct 13, 2020

The Edwards County Health Office is sponsoring a drive-through flu shot clinic on Wednesday October 14th 2020.  To learn more call 618-445-2615 or visit:  https://www.facebook.com/EdwardsCountyHealthOffice/

WSIU Almanac: October 9th, 2020.

Oct 9, 2020

Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg is the site for a Fiber Arts Show at the Hise Museum.  To learn more, visit:  https://www.sic.edu/news/2020/08/04/fiber-arts-show-at-hise-museum-opens-aug-18#.X2ypAWhKhaQ

WSIU Almanac: October 8th, 2020.

Oct 8, 2020

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri says this year's Christmas Arts and Crafts Extravaganza will take place November 21st and November 22nd, on virtual platforms.  For more information, get in touch with Kelly Downes at    artscouncilcraftfair@gmail.com

WSIU Almanac: October 6th, 2020.

Oct 6, 2020

WSIU Almanac: October 5th, 2020.

Oct 5, 2020

On Tuesday October 6th, there will be a virtual National Night Out Virtual Event starting at 6:30PM.  This community event is sponsored by the Southeastern Illinois Substance Use, Prevention, Recovery and Treatment Council.  To learn more visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/632143744398209/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%7D

WSIU Almanac: October 2nd, 2020.

Oct 2, 2020

The Olney and Richland County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a benefit car show on October 18th.  Proceeds benefit the Mentor Richland County non-profit.  For more information visit:  http://business.olneychamber.net/events/details/car-show-10-18-2020-14769

WSIU Almanac: Thursday October 1st, 2020.

Oct 1, 2020

Students, Faculty and Staff on the SIU Carbondale Campus can get tested for COVID-19, on Campus.  To learn more, you can send an e-mail to:  pandemicinfo@siu.edu 

WSIU Almanac: September 29th, 2020.

Sep 29, 2020

In Wayne county this Friday and Saturday, Fairfield is having an Art Splash at the Wayne county fairgrounds.  To learn more, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/774061433354949/

WSIU Almanac: September 24th, 2020.

Sep 24, 2020

The 50th Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Extravaganza will be a virtual event this year.  For more information browse to the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri's website.  

WSIU Almanac: September 23rd, 2020.

Sep 23, 2020

There will be a 5K event at Giant City State Park on Saturday October 3rd, 2020.  Proceeds from this event benefit the Women's Center in Carbondale.  For more information, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/306039867517713/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22external%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22social_plugin%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A[]%7D]%22%7D

WSIU Almanac: September 22nd, 2020.

Sep 22, 2020

The Illinois Department of Agriculture wants to remind farmers that funds for the cover crop discount program are available.  To learn more, browse to:  https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Resources/LandWater/Pages/Cover-Crops-Premium-Discount-Program.aspx

WSIU Almanac: September 21st, 2020.

Sep 21, 2020

The Egyptian Area Agency on Aging can provide various forms of assistance for seniors impacted by COVID-19.  To learn more, browse to:  http://www.egyptianaaa.org/

WSIU Almanac: Friday September 18th, 2020.

Sep 18, 2020

On Saturday September 19th there will be a Chicken and Dumpling Dinner in support of the West Franklin Historical District.  To learn more browse to:  https://www.facebook.com/HistoricalDistrictInnMuseum/photos/gm.627232104851726/10160537122218438/

WSIU Almanac: September 17th, 2020.

Sep 17, 2020

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Jackson County is sponsoring a free online presentation for people who have loved ones with a mental illness condition.  The webinar will take place at 2:00PM on Tuesday, September 22nd.  To learn more, browse to:  http://jacksoncounty.nami.org/index.html

WSIU Almanac: September 15th, 2020.

Sep 15, 2020

The non-profit group Solarize Southern Illinois is sponsoring several online webinars about Solar Power.  To          learn more, visit their website:  http://solarizesouthernillinois.com/

WSIU Almanac: September 10th, 2020.

Sep 10, 2020

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive at the Union County Courthouse on Friday starting at 11:00AM.  For more blood drives, browse to:  https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=62952

WSIU Almanac: September 9th, 2020.

Sep 9, 2020

The Friends of the Shawnee National Forest are sponsoring a Trash Blast on September 26th.  For more information browse to:  https://www.facebook.com/events/garden-of-the-gods/garden-of-the-gods-trash-blast-for-national-public-lands-day/2471742893079041/

WSIU Almanac: September 7th, 2020.

Sep 7, 2020

The University of Illinois Extension Service is sponsoring a series of webinars.  To learn more, call your nearest Extension Service office, or, visit:  https://emails.illinois.edu/newsletter/960110654.html

WSIU Almanac: September 3rd, 2020.

Sep 3, 2020

The Running of the Vines relay is planned for September 5th, 2020.  Proceeds benefit Team Red White and Blue and area food banks.

WSIU Almanac: September 2nd, 2020.

Sep 2, 2020

The Hump Day Farmers market in Carbondale runs every Wednesday from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.  To learn more, browse to:  https://humpdayfarmersmarket.com/

WSIU Almanac: September 1st 2020.

Sep 1, 2020

Keep Carbondale Beautiful is sponsoring a trash poker run rally on September 12th.

WSIU Almanac: August 31st, 2020.

Aug 31, 2020

The Crosswalk Community Action Agency has a food pantry to help Franklin county resident impacted by COVID-19.  For more information, visit:  https://crosswalkcaa.com/

WSIU Almanac: August 28th, 2020.

Aug 28, 2020

The Shawnee Development Council is sponsoring several food pantries to help those impacted by COVID-19.

WSIU Almanac: August 27th, 2020.

Aug 27, 2020

The Shawnee Development Council is operating several food pantries.  

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