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WSIU Almanac for 3.13.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale- All Species Puppet Parade is coming up on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd. Join the Beloved Puppetistas for Puppet Making Workshops at the Lakeland Center in the weeks leading up to parade day! The Workshop Schedule includes various opportunities on Wednesdays and Saturdays to make your puppet and join in environmental activities.  For the full workshop details and parade day events, visit the website www.allspeciespuppetparade.com or find them on Facebook.

The Illinois State Museum announces the return of its annual Artifact Identification Day on Sunday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Dickson Mounds branch in Lewistown. Museum archaeologists and other experts will identify Native American artifacts and objects such as fossils, animal bones, and rock specimens. Visitors are encouraged to bring their curiosities and questions. No appraisals will be given. www.illinoisstatemuseum.org

In Johnson County, The River-to River Trail Society announces the next free, guided hike on March 18: Hike Dunntown Double Falls with hike leader Bill Gilmour. Meet at Goreville City Park at 10AM. Call Bill at 270-331-1553 for more information

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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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