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WSIU Almanac 1.17.23

In Carterville, The Boys and Girls Club of Southern Illinois is hosting the Youth of the Year Celebration on Thursday, January 26 from 6:00- 8:00 PM. at John A Logan College. Join the community for an evening of celebrating extraordinary achievements honoring exceptional Club members. More details at www.bgcsi.org

Southeastern Illinois College and Ferrell Hospital are teaming up again for the fourth annual Concert for a Cause with Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos Feb. 11 at SIC’s Deaton Gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7. The event will also include a pasta buffet, desserts, a photo booth and a balloon pop with prizes. More details online at sic.edu/howl

In Makanda, An accessible Birding Hike at Giant City State Park on January 29th from 9-11am. With the vegetation out of the way, it’s a great time to look for birds in Giant City State Park! Join Vicki Lang-Mendenhall, Park Volunteer and Southern Illinois Audubon Society member, as she guides participants along the 1/3 mile accessible Post Oak Trail. This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, contact the Giant City Visitor Center at 618-457-4836.

In Carbondale, Rainbow Café is hosting a Trivia Night at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 pm on Saturday, January 21st. If you would like to support or learn more about Rainbow Café, Visit their website at www.rainbowcafe.org

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