Boy Scouts of America is holding a recruitment event for Cub Scouts this week at the Glazebrook Park and we interview Nick Schubert for details. Also, get information about the McPike Mansion Fall Haunted Tours from owner Sharon Ludke.

Enjoy conversation with Dave Shiber from the Nature Institute as he discusses Telescope Nights and organizer Dawn Dykes talks about the 7th annual Hot Air Balloons Over Marine.

Learn about Constitution Day with SIUE Professor and Department Chair Ken Moffett. Follow the Big Z Traffic Drone across Bethalto and hear all the great outdoor opportunities at the Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair with Scott Isringhausen of the Dept. of Natural Resources.

Learn about the 7th Annual Ride for wishes with Mike Montgomery. Also hear about the Macoupin County Historical Society Fall Festival and the Edwardsville Arts Fair.

Sarah McGibany of Alton Main Street brings us up to speed on the Mississippi Earthtones Festival and Hayner Library District Executive Director Bernedette Duvernoy helps us celebrate National Library Card sign up month.

Today we celebrated Neither Snow or Rain with retired mail carrier Mark Mathews, and talked with Lauren Patton from Old Bakery Brew about National Beer Lover's Day. Of course, there's Pat's Story of the Day and The Big 5 on the Big Z.