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WSIU Almanac 11.13.23

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Kevin Boucher

On this day in 1956 US Supreme court rules race separation on buses in Alabama unconstitutional

Locally, The 10th Annual Reindeer 5K Run/Walk November 25, 2023 @ 8:00 AM. The event will kick off “Christmas in Downtown Anna.” All runners and walkers are welcome to join in and wear your most festive Christmas running gear. The top 3 finishers and top 3 in each age group for males and females will be awarded. afterwards kids of all ages will have the opportunity to make FREE Christmas ornaments to take home. Kids’ Fun Run and crafts are FREE. Registration is now open at www.runtosucced.com/reindeer5k
Proceeds support Children’s Theater Annual Production and Summer Arts/Drama Camps.

In Makanda, The annual Touch of Nature Buffalo Tro is returning on November 17th at 5:00 PM at Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center. Those attending the Tro can expect a fun night of good food, beer and wine, and a chance to support Touch of Nature. For more information, visit https://ton.siu.edu/community-events/buffalo-tro.php
Since 2003, the Southern Illinois Toastmasters Club has been helping people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers and leaders. We invite you to join us on Thursdays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at John A Logan College in Room B60 as we begin another 20 years of bringing Growth, Laughter, and Confidence to Southern Illinois! https://southernillinoistoastmastersclub.toastmastersclubs.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/shypeoplewelcome


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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.