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WSIU Almanac 2.6.24

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Kevin Boucher

ON THIS DAY in 1971, American astronaut Alan Shepard is 1st to hit a golf ball on the moon

Locally…..In Carbondale, Enjoy a Date Night Luminary Hike on Saturday, Feb 10th from 6 to 9pm. Enjoy a self-guided luminary hike with your special person (family & friends included!) at Green Earth’s Oakland Nature Preserve. It's only during special events that visitors are allowed to explore Green Earth's trails at night. Stroll the woodland trail to experience the preserve in a new way while enjoying the delightful light display. Advanced ticket purchase for walking the trail is required. All proceeds benefit Green Earth. https://givebutter.com/aGw3tD

For more information about Green Earth, visit www.greenearthinc.org For more information about this event please call/text 618 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org.

 The Black Chamber of Commerce of Southern Illinois invites you to the 3rd Annual Black Business Expo.  Saturday, February 10th from 10am to 3pm at the Carbondale Civic Center.  Visit www.blackchamberofsi.com for more information.

In Mt Vernon, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt Vernon hosts “Coffee and Conversation” for casual conversation about current events in the art world. Meet at The Schweinfurth House at Cedarhurst TOMORROW (Feb 7) at Noon. Learn more at Cedarhurst.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.