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WSIU Almanac 3.1.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Marion, the Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting the 2-Person Bass Tournament at Pyramid Acres Marina on Lake of Egypt on March 12th. Find more information and the link to register at marionillinois.com/bass Volunteers are still welcome by contacting the Marion Chamber. 618-997-6311 or e-mail at director@marionillinois.com

In Pope County, The River-to-River Trail Society announces its 2nd public hike of the season on March 11th. This hike at Dixon Springs Bluff Trail/Red Dog Trail will be a hike of moderate difficulty, 5-6 miles in length 4-4.5 hours hiking time. Hikers should meet at 10:00 am at Shelter #2 Dixon Springs State Park. This hike is intended for people in good health who have done some hiking. Hiking sticks and boots or sturdy shoes are recommended. Hikers should bring their own water and snacks. No dogs please. This will be a loop hike. The hike leader can be reached at 270-331-1553 for more information. Check the post on the River-to-River Trail Society website www.rivertorivertrail.net for more information. including driving directions to the meeting area for this hike.

Humane Society of Southern Illinois invites you to a fun night of Sit-com Trivia to support the needs of their animal shelter. The event is Saturday March 4th from 5-9pm at the Murphysboro American Legion. Food, drinks, a bake sale will be available. Contact Deb David for more information at daviddeb96@gmail.com

Keep Carbondale Beautiful. Announcing the Native Tree and Shrub Sale. April 1st in the Town Square Pavilion in Downtown Carbondale. 8:30 am to 2 pm. Wide variety of trees, shrubs and more. Details at www.keepcb.org

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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