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WSIU Almanac 8.21.23

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Kevin Boucher

The Egyptian Area Agency on Aging is hosting the 2023 Support Our Seniors Poker Run to Help support area senior centers. The event is Saturday, September 23. Starts at 11AM At the Williamson County Program on Aging. To participate, call 985-8311.

In Crab Orchard, you’re welcome to join Bingo at the Library on Thursdays at 2:00 pm. This is a free event for adults and all are welcome. Come for an hour of fun and prizes! For more information, call the crab orchard public library or visit their website https://craborchardlibrary.com/
Crab Orchard Public Library 618-982-2141

In Effingham, the Corvette Funfest is September 14 thru 16th at Mid America Motorworks. Corvettes will be on display all weekend plus there will be awards, entertainment, vendors and more. https://www.visiteffinghamil.com/tourism-home

The Marion Carnegie Library offers story hour every Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:30. Bring your Pre school age children for the Stories, snacks and activities.

In Olney, The White Squirrel Bluegrass Festival is on Saturday, September 9th from Noon to 8pm at The Olney City Park Bandshell. Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers headline the event following a full day of Bluegrass Music.

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