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“Craig Thomas: Painting from Life” was scheduled to open Friday, July 6, in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in Cape Girardeau. The exhibit is scheduled to remain on display through Aug. 12. Admission is free. Thomas is the third...
Story hours are scheduled on Tuesdays during July at the Jonesboro Public Library. The story hours are set for 2 p.m. on July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31. One of the highlights of the story hour program is scheduled to be a presentation by Chris Egelston, the “Reading Magician.” Egelston is...
As concerns for declining pollinator species continue to be voiced throughout the country, the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, reminded the public about a change in mowing operations which is designed to encourage the growth of pollinator species along state roadsides.  The updated...
The Illinois State Museum in Springfield is presenting a major new exhibition in celebration of the state’s 200th birthday. The exhibition features rare and rarely-seen artifacts from the museum’s 13.5-million-object Illinois Legacy Collection to highlight the dynamic story of Illinois.  The “...
The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri and Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department and Foundation are planning to sponsor Pop Up Movie Nights.  The free events are planned every Friday during July. Everyone is invited to bring their blankets, lawn chairs and coolers and to find a place on...
While it is relatively common to take a dog or cat along for an afternoon adventure, horses are usually left at home.  But now, there is a place on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus for even your biggest pet. Stephanie Speiser, senior lecturer in animal science, food and nutrition...
The Illinois State Museum in Springfield is one of more than 2,000 museums across America which are offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense.  The program...
A sustainable berry production field day event is planned from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 9, at  Backachers Farm in Anna. Those who attend the field day will have an opportunity to learn how to grow blueberries and blackberries in Southern Illinois using sustainable methods.   Farmer Phil...
Story hours are scheduled on Tuesdays during July at the Jonesboro Public Library. The story hours are set for 2 p.m. on July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31. One of the highlights of the story hour program is scheduled to be a presentation by Chris Egelston, the “Reading Magician.” Egelston is...
Shawnee Community College near Ullin is scheduled to be the site of the 10th annual ELITE Camp July 16-19. ELITE stands for Educate, Lead and Inspire Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. The camp is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The camp is open to a limited number of incoming 7th, 8th and 9th...

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