Community Events

WSIU Almanac: March 15th, 2018.

Mar 15, 2018

The Southern Illinois Master Naturalists will hold their spring quarterly meeting on Sunday March 25th, 2018 at 2:00PM at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center.  For more information browse to:  http://web.extension.illinois.edu/units/event.cfm?EventID=75920&UnitID=493

WSIU Almanac: March 14th, 2018.

Mar 14, 2018

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is holding their regular luncheon on Thursday March 15th, 2018 at the Elk's Club, 1107 Jordan Street in Mount Vernon.  For more information you can get in touch with the Chamber at 618-242-5725. 

WSIU Almanac: March 13th, 2018.

Mar 13, 2018

The City of Chester is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March  24th, 2018.   To learn more visit:  http://www.chesterill.com/recreation/

WSIU Almanac: March 12th, 2018.

Mar 12, 2018

On March 24th, 2018 the Legs for Life 5K will take place in Centralia.  For more information point your browser to:  http://www.legsforlife5k.com/

WSIU Almanac: March 8th, 2018.

Mar 8, 2018

The Carbondale Community Farmer's Market will take place on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 inside the Carbondale Community High School.  For more information visit:  http://www.carbondalemarket.com/

WSIU Almanac: March 6th, 2018.

Mar 6, 2018

SIU Carbondale is hosting a variety of events in Celebration of Women's History Month.  For more information visit:  http://news.siu.edu/_assets/images/2018/02/SIU_WHM2018.pdf

WSIU Almanac: March 1st, 2018.

Mar 1, 2018

Giant City State Park has a variety of public outreach events planned, for more information browse to:  https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Event/Documents/GiantCityCalendar2018.pdf

WSIU Almanac: February 28th, 2018.

Feb 28, 2018

The U-S Army Corps of Engineers has announced Summer Employment Opportunities at Rend Lake.  For more information call 618-724-2493.  Or visit:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/rendlakeusace/jobs/410155626064919/?source=post_homepage_stream

WSIU Almanac: February 27th, 2018.

Feb 27, 2018

There will be a free presentation sponsored by the Southern Illinois Peace Coalition on Tuesday February 27th, 2018 titled "A Path To Peace in Korea".  The speaker is Rich Whitney and begins at 6:30PM.

WSIU Almanac: February 26th, 2018.

Feb 26, 2018

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is sponsoring a Pastel Painting workshop on March 10th and 11th, 2018.  To learn more about the event, call the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri 573-334-9233.  Or, browse to:  http://www.capearts.org/

WSIU Almanac: February 23rd, 2018.

Feb 23, 2018

The Effingham Convention and Visitor's Bureau wants you to know about the Blizzard Bash scheduled for  Saturday February 24th, 2018.  For more information browse to:  http://www.visiteffinghamil.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/2437/259

WSIU Almanac: February 21st, 2018.

Feb 21, 2018

The 32nd annual 8th Congressional High School Art Competition is accepting entires.  For more information call 573-335-0101.  You can also find out more by calling the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri at 573-334-9233.

WSIU Almanac: February 20th, 2018.

Feb 20, 2018

Olney Central College is hosting a winter baseball camp this Sunday February 25th, 2018.

For more information call Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7777.  Or, visit:  http://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=ONWF_BASEWC

WSIU Almanac: February 19th, 2018.

Feb 19, 2018

For those interested in how to control the Emerald Ash Borer, there will be a workshop this Wednesday at the Carbondale Civic Center.  To learn more, visit:  http://www.mortonarb.org/courses/emerald-ash-borer-eab-management-workshops

WSIU Almanac: February 16th, 2018.

Feb 16, 2018

The annual Polar Plunge and Donut Dash to support Special Olympics will take place on Saturday February 17th, 2018.  The fundraiser will be held at SIU Carbondale's Campus Lake.  For more information contact Shane Bennett at 457-2969 or  sbennett@soill.org 

WSIU Almanac: February 15th, 2018.

Feb 15, 2018

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is hosting the  Junior Duck Stamp Contest for the State of Illinois. Deadline for entires is March 15th, 2018.  To learn more visit:  https://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/2018%20CONWR%20Calendar%20of%20Events.pdf

WSIU Almanac: February 14th, 2018.

Feb 14, 2018

The music outreach non-profit group Girls Rock Carbondale is holding their annual fundraiser this Saturday February 17th, 2018 at Hangar 9 in Carbondale.  For more information visit:  http://www.girlsrockcarbondale.com/rock-roulette

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:  https://www.facebook.com/events/795153250693103/

WSIU Almanac: February 12th, 2018.

Feb 12, 2018

In Centralia, the Centralia Home, Garden and Business Expo will take place this Saturday February 17th, 2018 and Sunday February 18th, 2018 at the Centralia Recreational Complex. 

WSIU Almanac: February 9th, 2018.

Feb 9, 2018

The Fly With The Eagles Half Marathon will take place on Saturday February 10th, 2018 at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.  For more information visit:  https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Carterville/FlywiththeEaglesHalfMarathon

WSIU Almanac: February 7th, 2018.

Feb 7, 2018

In Olney the Second Annual Olney Chocolate Tour takes place this Friday February 9th, 2018.  For more information browse to:  http://business.olneychamber.net/events/details/2nd-annual-chocolate-tour-13252

WSIU Almanac: February 6th, 2018.

Feb 6, 2018

Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion is inviting the public to a ribbon-cuttting today for the Heartland Family Birthing Center Telemedicine Cart.  For more information browse to:  https://www.facebook.com/marionilchamber/photos/gm.328097511026601/1932418963452169/?type=3&theater

WSIU Almanac: February 5th, 2018.

Feb 5, 2018

The Heart and Soul Gala to benefit Caritas Family Solutions is scheduled for Saturday February 10th, 2018 at Four Points Sheraton in Fairview Heights.  To learn more visit:  https://caritasfamilysolutions.org/events/gala/galainfo/

WSIU Almanac: February 5th, 2018.

Feb 5, 2018

The Heart and Soul Gala to benefit Caritas Family Solutions is scheduled for Saturday February 10th, 2018 at Four Points Sheraton in Fairview Heights.  To learn more visit:  https://caritasfamilysolutions.org/events/gala/galainfo/

WSIU Almanac: February 2nd, 2018.

Feb 2, 2018

In Carterville, the Annual Chamber Dinner is scheduled for Friday February 9th, 2018 starting at 6:00PM.  For more information call 985-6942.  Or, visit:  https://www.cartervillechamber.com/news/104/112/SAVE-THE-DATE.html

WSIU Almanac: January 31st, 2018.

Jan 31, 2018

This Saturday in Olney at the Holiday A Tasteful Evening will take place.  Proceeds will benefit Hospice of Southeastern Illinois and the OCC Foundation.  The community event is presented by the Richland County CEO non-profit.http://business.olneychamber.net/events/details/richland-county-ceo-presents-a-tasteful-evening-13339

WSIU Almanac: January 30th, 2018.

Jan 30, 2018

The Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network is offering a free diabetes workshop on Tuesday January 30th, 2018 starting at 5:30PM at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.  For more information on this, and other health-related programs, browse to:  https://www.hsidn.org/calendar.html

WSIU Almanac: January 26th, 2018.

Jan 26, 2018

This Sunday botanist Chris Benda will present a program about early spring wildflowers.  The program starts at 2:00PM.  The program is free, but you do need to call ahead and pre-register by calling 457-4836.  Or, browse to:  https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Event/Documents/GiantCityCalendar2018.pdf

WSIU Almanac: January 25th, 2018.

Jan 25, 2018

The Girls Rock Carbondale fundraiser is planned for February 17th at Hangar 9.  For more information get in touch with Jessica Lynn, Girls Rock Carbondale co-director at  j.louise.lynn@gmail.com

WSIU Almanac: January 24th, 2018.

Jan 24, 2018

The SIU Carbondale Sustainability Program is holding a workshop on applying the Green Fund Grants on February 6th in Morris Library.  For more information contact the Sustainablity Program at 453-2846.  Or browse to:  http://sustainability.siu.edu/green-fee/green-fund/index.php

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