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WSIU Almanac 4.5.23

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Alice Brandon, Resources Program Manager, Forest Preserves of Cook County leads the presentation “Why Ecological Restoration is Important to Save Our Biodiversity and Remnant Natural Communities: Lessons Learned From 50 Years of Ecological Restoration in the Chicago Area”. Thursday, April 13, 7:00 – 8:00PM, at Carbondale Township Hall, 217 E. Main St. Enter meeting room through back door off Monroe St. parking lot. Masks required, all welcome.

Attend the Spring Fling, Fine Art of High Tea fundraiser for Shawnee Hills Arts Council on April 15th at Anna Arts Center. Wear Garden Party Dress Attire and enjoy home vintage fashion while learning about the Art of High Teas. Learn more on the Facebook page for Anna Arts Center.

In Carbondale, The Southern Illinois Irish Festival is Saturday April 29th from 10am to 6pm at Turley Park. Enjoy celtic activities like bagpipe demonstrations, special festival beer by Route 51 Brewing, local crafts, poetry reading, face painting and more. The event will also feature live performances by The Sternwheelers, The Irish Aires, and Cat & Hare.

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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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.