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WSIU Almanac 5.8.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, The Shawnee Group Sierra Club hosts “The Need for Prescribed Burning in Forests of Southern Illinois” presented by Charles Ruffner, Professor of Forestry at SIU. The event is Thursday, May 11th, 7:00 – 8:00PM at the Carbondale Township meeting room. More information available via Email: babitaji@aol.com; Call Barb McKasson 618-549-9684.

Cinema Systers presents a Lesbian Film Festival in Paducah over Memorial Day Weekend. Screen Films, hear from filmmakers, take part in workshops, socials and more. https://cinemasysters.com/

Relay For Life of Jackson County-Murphysboro hosts a 5K Walk/Run and Survivor Celebration on Saturday, May 20th at 8am in Downtown Murphysboro. Then on Friday, June 2nd, join the Luminaria Display and Block Party at Brews Brothers Taproom from 7 to 11pm. www.relayforlife.org/murphysboroIL

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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.