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WSIU Almanac 3.7.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, the New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprising SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, a Lenten evening prayer service at Epiphany Lutheran Church led by Pastor Brian Coffey at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 12th

In Makanda, join the “Birding Hike” with Vicki Lang-Mendenhall, park volunteer and Southern Illinois Audobon Society member as she guides participants along the ¾ mile Indian Creek Nature Trail. See Spring time Migrating birds on Saturday, March 11th from 9 to 11am. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Giant City Visitor’s Center.

In Mt Vernon, John Lynn presents, “Freewheeling in Ireland” - a digital slide show presenting the beauty of Ireland in landscapes, villages, and it’s people. Saturday, March 11th at 2:00pmin the Schweinfurth Museum at the Jefferson County Historical Village. This is program is free and For more information call the Historical Society. (618) 246-0033.

John & Marsha Ryan Bioethicist Radhika Rao will lead a Lecture Wednesday, March 8th A reception begins at 5:00 p.m. and the lecture is at 5:30 p.m. at the Lesar Law Building. "Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: Roe, Dobbs, and the Future of Abortion" The lecture is free and open to the public.

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