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WSIU Almanac 9.6.23

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Kevin Boucher

The “Off the Rails” Concert Series returns to downtown Carbondale this Saturday, September 9th. The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street are teaming up to host free outdoor concerts featuring local entertainers at the Washington Street venue. The Washington Street Concert Venue is at the corner of S. Washington Street and E. Main Street. See Aaron Kamm & The One Drops from 7 to 10pm. For more information, contact the City of Carbondale’s Tourism and Special Events Coordinator at 618-457-3226.

Who: Herrin House of Hope
What: Herrin House of Hope Family Fun Day
When: Sunday, September 10th
Where: Community of Faith Church, 5208 Meadowland Parkway, Marion IL
Why: Silent Auction, Cake Walk, Food Vendors, Kid Zone and more help support funds to support their Soup Kitchen, to feed those in need.

What: Pizza & Politics w/Illinois State Treasurer
Who/By: SIU Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Where: Institute Lobby/1231 Lincoln Drive
When: Tuesday, September 12th at Noon
What: Enjoy free pizza while you converse with Michael Frerich, the State’s Chief Investment and Banking Officer and the elected Treasurer of Illinois (since 2014).

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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.