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WSIU Almanac 7.11.24

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Kevin Boucher

The 2024 Sunset Concert Series in Carbondale continues its 45th Anniversary season tonight. See Bill Poss and The Useful Tools on Shryock Lawn. The free outdoor concert series is on Thursday evenings through July 25th and alternates locations between Turley Park and Shryock Lawn.

In Olney, the Annual St. Joseph Stringtown Picnic is July 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lunch is from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Enjoy concessions, live music, Bingo, Raffles, children’s games & more.
St. Joseph Church of Stringtown
6350 N Stringtown Rd
Olney, Illinois 62450

In Benton, Family Fun Night is planned for the Community Park 50th Anniversary Celebration. Enjoy many family friendly activities at the Benton Community Park this Saturday from 5 to 9pm.

Carbondale Public Library Family Movie Night. July 18th from 5 to 7pm. Cool off with a free family-friendly movie at the library, geared for the 9 and older crowd. Bring your blankets and a picnic dinner, snacks will be provided. Visit www.carbondalepubliclibrary.org to find out which movie we will be showing.

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