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.

Back to school celebration set for Wednesday

The Chicago Police Department and Chicago Public Schools are hosting today’s event from 2 to 5 p.m. in the 15th District’s west parking lot, 5701 W. Madison. There will be immunizations, dental exams, food, games, performers and more.

Registration for free tutoring begins Thursday

Cluster Tutoring will be holding sign-up sessions at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and Aug. 30. Tonight’s session will be held at Pine Avenue United Church, 5460 W. Augusta; next week’s session will take place at First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake St.