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WSIU Almanac 3.20.24

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Kevin Boucher

ON THIS DAY in 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published in Boston


In Carterville, attend the 2-day “Together for Youth Summit” March 26 & 27th at John A. Logan College.  Join the conversation about mental health, substance use prevention, trauma and the impact on youth.  There will be guest speakers, breakout sessions and youth mental health first aid training.  CEU’s will be available.  Request more information here:  jobeius@chestnut.org

The Great Eclipse Party April 1 from 1-4 at the science center. Just days before the breathtaking celestial spectacle, we're hosting an eclipse event filled with excitement and fun. Our program promises engaging activities, fun prizes, space themed snacks and a festive atmosphere that will have you eagerly anticipating the main event. Don't miss this opportunity to gather with fellow enthusiasts and make lasting memories under the stars.

Marion Carnegie Library will host automotive maintenance classes for each Saturday in March at 1 pm. These classes are made possible by the library’s PNG at MCL program and by Hale’s Automotive of Marion, who will lend their service truck to the library each weekend. The events are always free and open to youth ages 10 to 18. No library card is required to attend and more information can be found at www.marioncarnegielibrary.org

The Beijing Guitar Duo will perform a beautiful program of French music for two guitars, as well as Spanish and South American pieces, this Saturday, March 23, 7:30pm at the 560 Music Center's Pillsbury Theatre. A master class with the duo will be available on Sunday. https://www.stlclassicalguitar.org/performances/beijing-guitar-duo

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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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