Join a discussion on reducing opioid deaths

More than 750 people die in Chicago each year from opioid overdose. Join the conversation about what can be done about this public health epidemic. Dinner and childcare will be provided during the event, which will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.

Get help lowering your property taxes

Ald. Taliaferro is hosting a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. Representatives from the Cook County Assessor’s office will be on hand to help guide you on how to appeal your taxes.

Austin farmers markets wrapping up for the year

Stop at any one of the four Austin locations before they close for the year. The final date for Columbus Park is Sept. 11; for LaFollette Park its Sept. 12; and for the Austin City Market its Sept. 13. The PCC Austin Farm Stand continues until Oct. 16.