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WSIU Almanac 5.17.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, Confluence Books is hosting a Cookbook Swap Meet, 8 am – 12 pm this Saturday, May 20, at the east end of the Carbondale Farmers Market. Anyone interested in cooking can choose from hundreds of cookbooks. This is a fundraiser for the local food pantry.

For more information about Confluence Books or the Cookbook Swap Meet, contact confluencebooks@gmail.com. For more information about Good Samaritan Ministries, go to goodsamcarbondale.com or call 618-457-5794.

Rend Lake College is hosting an early childhood education job fair and open house at RLC Event Center. June 13th from 6 to 8 pm. Connect with Local early childhood centers and resources. Meet with reps from RLC financial aid, academic advisement and more. For information, contact Heather Miller at Rend Lake College. millerh@rlc.edu or 618-437-5321, ext. 1369.

Marion Connects is hosting a Tropical themed luau party on the tower square for the Third Thursday celebration. Join them May 18th from 5-7pm for free fun including music, hula hoop and limbo contests and popsicles. They will also be collecting donations in support of local food pantries.

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