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WSIU Almanac 6.6.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, Southern IL Pridefest is this weekend, hosted by Pride in Action Southern Illinois. The festival kick-off begins with an opening reception on Friday at 5:30pm at The Varsity Center. At 8:30, guests 18 and older can stay for “Mother Loose’s Bedtime Stories”- A Drag Reading. Events continue around town through the weekend. See a full schedule at www.prideinactionsi.org

The Friends of the Herrin City Library will be hosting their annual book sale Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Monday, June 26, 2023, from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. Find a very large selection of books, children's books, dvds and more. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Herrin City Library. See www.herrincitylibrary.org for more information.

Brown Bag Concerts are Every Wednesday at Noon at the Carbondale Town Square Pavilion. Bring your own lunch and enjoy live music from Loose Gravel tomorrow. The performance will also be streamed live on Carbondale Main Street’s Facebook page.

The Southern Illinois Music Festival still has many events on the schedule now through June 11th. Visit www.sifest.com for details.

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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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