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WSIU Almanac 1.18.23

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Kevin Boucher

In MAKANDA, Join the Mysteries of Ancient Fire Program at Giant City State Park On Saturday, January 28th from 1-4pm. Mark Denzer presents the progression of humanity’s relationship with fire. Take a look through ancient and modern lenses to discover how we have manipulated this powerful element through time. After the lecture, participate in hands-on training. 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.

Vienna High School is hosting SIU Carbondale's SPARK German language and culture courses after school this semester for high school students. The German SPARK Vienna sessions will be on Tuesdays from 3-4p. If you are interested please contact Rosa Sparks at Vienna High School. rosajsparks@viennahs.com  To learn more check out https://cola.siu.edu/.../lang.../german/spark-for-german.php

SIUC’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center is hosting the Little Grassy Winter Songwriter’s Retreat March 10th- 12th. The retreat will feature musical workshops, networking opportunities, concerts, and the opportunity to create and record content in a recording studio. Learn more by visiting Touch of Nature’s website at ton.siu.edu

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