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WSIU Almanac 7.3.24

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Kevin Boucher

ON THIS DAY in 1985 "Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released


Carbondale public Library is offering an Adult Fiction Writers’ Workshop tonight from 6 to 7:30pm. Fiction enthusiasts and aspiring writers of all experience levels will enjoy sharing and learning among peers. Grow your writing skills at the monthly event. Everyone is welcome. See the events calendar at www.carbondalepubliclibrary.org for more information.

In Marion, The 2024 Southern Illinois Made Expo is Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Pavilion. Exhibitors from all over the region are invited to display and sell their innovative products, unique creations, and tasty treats and showcase fabulous Southern Illinois destinations. The event is also open to the public. All proceeds from admission and exhibitor fees will go be split between the Honor Flight of Southern Illinois, This Able Veteran, and Down the Leash Service Dogs.

Guided Golden Hour Moth Stroll
July 22, 2024
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Meet at Harmony Trail Parking Lot
6987 Headquarters Road, Marion, IL, 62959
Register today! program will be led by Illinois Extension Forest Management and Ecology Specialist Kevin Rohling and Horticulture Educator Kimberly Rohling.
Participants will meet on Monday, July 22, at 8 p.m. at the Harmony Trail Parking Lot for the 90-minute stroll. Attendees should bring a camera, headlamp or flashlight, since the hike will conclude at dark. If you would like to assist with citizen science efforts, please download the iNaturalist app beforehand. Event may be canceled or postponed depending on weather conditions. Learn more or register for this event at go.illinois.edu/moth

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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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