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WSIU Almanac 3.8.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, support the Humane Society of Southern Illinois at their first "Spay-ghetti and Nutless Brownies Dinner" Saturday, March 18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at The Elks Lodge.  There will be live entertainment, a silent auction and cash bar.  See our website for more information. Proceeds will benefit HSSI's "Pennies for Pets" program. Website with Event Details: https://humanesocietysil.org/homepage/spayghetti/ Email: 95hssi@gmail.com

Thursday, March 9, 2023, 7:00 – 8:00PM “Increasing and diversifying Carbondale’s Trees: Past, Present, Future” with Mark McDaniel, Carbondale’s tree arborist. Find out how McDaniel is using trees to help with such problems as climate change, spread of tree diseases, tree equity and more. Sponsored by Shawnee Group Sierra Club. In-person at Carbondale Township Hall, 217 E. Main St. Parking and entrance behind building off of Monroe St. Masks required. Contact: jane.cogie@gmail.com

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, in Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 12th led by Pastor Brian Coffey

In Effingham, enjoy the Midwest Market Spring Show with a weekend of spring shopping at the Village Square Mall. This is an indoor/ outdoor market and will feature boutiques, home decor, food trucks, and the Easter Bunny! Shop Friday March 17th and Saturday March 18th from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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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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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.