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WSIU Almanac 9.11.23

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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

The Murphysboro Apple Festival begins on Thursday in the downtown area with a carnival, contests, vendor crafts, apple baked goodies and the Grand Parade which kicks off at 11am on Saturday. The parade route follows Walnut Street and stretches from 21st Street to 7th Street and draws around 15,000 visitors each year, so arrive early. The parade typically lasts 2-2.5 hours. Learn more at www.murphysboroapplefestival.org

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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.