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WSIU Almanac 8.16.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Cape Girardeau, The Tunes at Twilight fall concert series is on Friday August 25th. See Missy Anderson & Her One Man Band at Ivers Square beginning at 6:30pm. Bring your picnic baskets and lawn chairs to the Ivers Square Gazebo. It's SEMO Faculty Night. In case of rain, the event moves indoors to Gospel Life Church at 817 Broadway in Downtown Cape

AfroNOW: A Journey through Blackest Space on the Other Side of Time
Date August 19-October 28, 2023 @ 11AM - 6PM
Exhibit Dates: August 19 – Oct 28, 2023
Reception Date and Time: Aug 19, 1 – 3 pm with an artist talk at 1:30 pm
Artist(s): Stacey A. Robinson
Location: Katharine Gardner Stevenson Gallery, Quincy Art Center, 1515 Jersey St., Quincy, IL 62301

In Makanda, The Natural Beekeeping for Beginners Program at Giant City State Park is Sat., August 26th from 6-8 pm. Discover the basics of backyard beekeeping during with local bee enthusiasts Angie and Colin Kuehl as they discuss getting started with beekeeping. The benefits of beekeeping extend beyond pollination and honey! This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please call 618-457-4836 to register. Giant City State Park is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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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.