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National Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 20 @ 9pm
President Obama and the First Family celebrate at President's Park.

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Downton Abbey Season 5 on MASTERPIECE

Who will be joining the Crawley family this season?
Tune in Sun, Jan. 4 @ 8pm to meet the new ladies, lords, and maids.

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On the next Expressions | Thursday @ 9pm

Painter and Printmaker Lee Spalt from Cobden, IL
Spalt discusses his abstract and experimental paintings and techniques.

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Celebrate the Holidays like the Granthams

Surprise your guests with a few tips on entertaining
Entertaining 101 from Downton Abbey's first family - The Granthams.

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On the next WSIU InFocus | Friday @ 5pm

Meet a Carbondale couple who specializes in Old World crafts:
Learn about German papercutting and the secrets to bending wood.

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Ivas John Band Blue Christmas Concert
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St. Francis Xavier Church
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Ivas John Band Blue ...
Varisty Theater
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CPKD Karate for Begi...
LIFE Community Center, Carbondale
Sunday, Dec 21
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Community Cinema is Back!

The Community Cinema film project provides free screenings of one of PBS’s most celebrated and thought-provoking television programs - Independent Lens. Each screening will be held at the Carbondale Public Library on the third Saturday of every month at 2:30pm. Join us Jan. 17 @ 2:30pm for our latest screening.