Community Events

WSIU Almanac: September 13th, 2019.

13 hours ago

WSIU Almanac: Thursday September 12th, 2019.

Sep 12, 2019

In Mount Vernon, the Progressive Dinner Scavenger Hunt will take place Thursday September 19th, 2019.  Sponsored by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce.  To learn more, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: September 11th, 2019.

Sep 11, 2019

The 16th Annual Kid's Fest at the Anna City Park is planned for October 12th. This event is sponsored by the Children's Medical and Mental Health Resource Network.  For more information visit:

WSIU Almanac: September 9th, 2019.

Sep 9, 2019

In Mt. Vernon, a Rock, Gem and Mineral show is planned for Saturday September 21st, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Park in Mt. Vernon.

WSIU Almanac: September 6th, 2019.

Sep 6, 2019

The First Friday Art Walk in Murphysboro runs from 5:00PM to 8:00PM in the Historic Logan Disrict, on Souther 16th Street, from Edith Street to Oak Street.

WSIU Almanac: September 5th, 2019.

Sep 5, 2019

WSIU Almanac: September 4th, 2019.

Sep 4, 2019

The City of Carbondale, along with partners the Carbondale Park District and the SIU Student Recreation Center, are sponsoring "Fresh Fitness" every Saturday at Turley Park.  For more information contact Amy Fox  549-2146.  Or, visit:

WSIU Almanac: September 3rd, 2019.

Sep 3, 2019

WSIU Almanac: September 2nd 2019.

Sep 2, 2019

WSIU Almanac: August 30th, 2019.

Aug 30, 2019

The Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a business after hours networking event on Thursday September 5th, 2019.  To learn more browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 29th, 2019.

Aug 29, 2019

The Carterville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the annual Twilight 5K Run and Walk on Friday September 6th, 2019.  To learn more visit:

WSIU Almanac: August 28th, 2019.

Aug 28, 2019

The annual Olney Bicycle Classic is planned for Saturday September 7th, in downtown Olney.  To learn more call 618-392-2241.  Or, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 27th, 2019.

Aug 27, 2019

This Friday, Grayville Days are happening.  To learn more, visit:

WSIU Almanac: August 26th, 2019.

Aug 26, 2019

The Olney Bicycle Classic will take place on Saturday September 7th, 2019.  To learn more, and to sign up call the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce at 618-392-2241.

WSIU Almanac: August 23rd, 2019.

Aug 23, 2019

This year's Olney Bicycle Classic is planned for  Saturday September 7th, 2019.  To find out more about this downtown Olney event, please browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 22nd, 2019.

Aug 22, 2019

The Friends of the Carbondale Public Library are hosting a book sale Friday August 23rd, 2019 and Saturday August 24th, 2019.  The book sale will take place in the Brush Building, next to the Carbondale Public Library.

WSIU Almanac: August 21st, 2019.

Aug 21, 2019

In Mount Vernon, the 2019 Chamber Golf outing is planned for Friday August 23rd.  For more information just browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 16th, 2019.

Aug 16, 2019

The Third Annual Community Fun and Fitness Relays are scheduled for September 22nd, 2019 at the SIU Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.  For more information send an e-mail to

WSIU Almanac: August 15th, 2019.

Aug 15, 2019

The Anna City Park is the site for the annual Union County Fair, which begins Friday August 16th, 2019.  For more information browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 14th, 2019.

Aug 14, 2019

Volunteers are needed for the After-School program at the Boyton Street Community Center.  For more information you can call 618-997-1113.

WSIU Almanac: August 13th, 2019.

Aug 13, 2019

WSIU Almanac: August 12th, 2019.

Aug 12, 2019

Dr. John Jackson will give a free public presentation about the book Southern Illinois University at 150 Years.  His talk, which is sponsored by the Herrin Area Historical Society, will take place on Friday August 16th, 2019.  For more information, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 9th, 2019.

Aug 9, 2019

The Southern Seven Health Department and Head Start remind the public that Fall Head Start Classes start on on Wednesday August 21st, 2019.  For more information contact Sharity Gaddis at Head Start 618-634-9340 extension 127.  Or, browse to:

WSIU Almanac: August 8th, 2019.

Aug 8, 2019

On August 19th the Southern Seven Health Department is holding a well water safety check at the Union County Farm Bureau in Jonesboro.  For more information, browse:

WSIU Almanac: August 6th, 2019.

Aug 6, 2019

In Carbondale, the 15th Anniversary Crystal Gala, in support of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois, is planned for September 20th, 2019 at the Garden Grove Event Center.  For more information, call Tina Carpenter at 618-353-4184.  Or, visit:

WSIU Almanac: August 7th, 2019.

Aug 6, 2019

The Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place on Saturday September 14th at SIU Campus Lake.

Registration starts at 8:00AM and the walk begins at 8:30AM.

WSIU Almanac: August 5, 2019.

Aug 5, 2019

The City of Carbondale's Sustainability Commission is seeking input from the public to help develop a Sustainability Action Plan for the City of Carbondale.  The deadline is August 16th, 2019.

WSIU Almanac: August 2nd, 2019.

Aug 2, 2019

The Marion Carnegie Library is hosting a Bob Ross Paint Party on Tuesday August 6th, 2019.  This event begins at 1:00PM and to learn more visit:

WSIU Almanac: July 30th, 2019.

Jul 30, 2019

The Shawnee Group Sierra Club is sponsoring a free public presentation on Ecological Restoration, with Debbie Newman, Natural Areas Preservation Specialist for the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission.

WSIU Almanac: July 29th, 2019.

Jul 29, 2019

This Friday, August 2nd, there will be a workshop for Illinois STEM educators about bats.

This workshop is organized and sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  The

event will take place at the Cache River Visitor's Center in Cypress.  For more information, browse to: