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See a movie in the park

06.26.2015 Community

“Step Up All In” will be shown at dusk June 27 in Columbus Park.

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Celebrate five years of Austin Coming Together

06.25.2015 Community

Several people will be honored at the June 26th event.

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New state budget could have dire consequences for West Side

06.25.2015 Community

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus will hold rallies today to discuss how Austin families could be affected.

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Life after prison

06.24.2015 Community

State Rep. La Shawn Ford will host a free breakfast July 3 on how ex-cons can rebuild their lives.

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Celebrate Father’s Day with a free concert

06.19.2015 Community

Chicago West Community Music Center (CWCMC) invites you to “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” 3 p.m. Sunday, June 21 at Columbus Park Refectory.

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More job seekers complete training on West Side

06.15.2015 Community

Since 2013, more than 70 have graduated from the program, run by Bethel New Life in partnership with World Business Chicago’s 1000 Jobs for Chicagoland and The Technology & Manufacturing Association.

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Blues in the sanctuary

06.11.2015 Community

Tickets are still available for the June 13 performance that will benefit St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

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Free health fair Saturday

06.04.2015 Community

The Chicago Defender is sponsoring the event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6 at Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park.

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Roundtable on preventing gun violence

06.02.2015 Community

Cook County Board Commissioner Richard Boykin will hosts the event from 6 to 8 p.m. June 4 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.

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Fresh from the PCC Austin community farm

05.29.2015 Community

This year’s season starts Tuesday, June 2 at 330 N. Lotus Ave.

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