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Saturday’s Child – May 11th, 2019

Join WFHB live from the Monroe County History Center on May 11th, at 11:00 am for Saturday’s Child, WFHB’s longest running remote broadcast—presenting LL3 with Lara Lynn Weaver, Danny Deckard and Kevin MacDowell (aka: Kid Kazooey). Listen live on your radio or be part of the audience with complimentary coffee, juice and bagels.

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Saturday’s Child 25th Anniversary Special

WFHB is pleased to bring you 25 years of Saturday’s Child! This Saturday is the 25th Anniversary of special music performances held in concert at the Monroe County History Center and broadcast on the airwaves of WFHB. The first act is Grey Larsen, the inaugural performer on Saturday’s Child back in March of 1994, performing with Cindy Kallett. Act two …

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Saturday’s Child on WFHB – Rick LeDune 3.9.19

Join WFHB live from the Monroe County History Center on March 9th, at 11:00 am for Saturday’s Child, WFHB’s longest running remote broadcast—presenting singer/songwriter Rick LeDune. Listen live on your radio or be part of the audience with complimentary coffee, juice and bagels. Rick LeDune has performed around the world (okay…he was in the Army and found a guitar wherever …

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The Bicentennial Journal – Carol Seaman: Monroe County Cemeteries

In this episode of The Bicentennial Journal, The Monroe County History Center’s Carol Seaman talks about the cemeteries of Monroe County. Support for The Bicentennial Journal and WFHB comes from Monroe County and Visit Bloomington. More information about Monroe County’s Bicentennial is available on their website.

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The Bicentennial Journal – Marion Blair: A Portrait of Lincoln

In this episode of The Bicentennial Journal, Scott Emery, a volunteer with the Monroe County History Center Cemetery Committee, tells the story of the Blair Cemetery, in Van Buren Township.  The cemetery consists of one headstone, that of one-year old Carlyle Blair, son of Marion and Hester Blair.  Marion Blair was a well regarded artist who painted a portrait of …

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Bring It On! – June 4, 2018

Cornelius Wright and Roberta Radovich welcome Debra Marrow, Sarah Hunt & Liz Mitchell PART ONE Cornelius and Roberta are joined by Debra Marrow, Executive Director of Middle Way house; and Sarah Hunt, Community Outreach Coordinator for Middle Way House. They return for pt. II of a discussion about Middle Way House and the services they provide, along with a recap …

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Saturday’s Child With Keith Skooglund

Keith Skooglund joined us for this month’s Saturday’s Child from the Monroe County History Center on Saturday, May 12th. Keith, a longtime Bloomington based musician, has played guitar for local luminaries such as Carrie Newcomer and Krista Detor. He is also a member of Bloomington’s Blue Sky Back band. Now, he is a solo act, currently promoting his soon to …

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Saturday’s Child – Celtica

WFHB Saturday’s Child welcomed the Brown County group Celtica to the stage for some music from the Irish side of the world, Saturday, April 8, at the Monroe County History Center.

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Activate! Monroe County History Center : Sue Shelden

The Monroe County History Center works to provide deeper insights into Bloomington and Monroe County history through museum exhibits, a research library, museum store, and other special programming. Long time volunteer Sue Shelden talks about how the Center fulfills its mission of connecting current Monroe County residents with the people and events of the past that have shaped our current …

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