State Rep. La Shawn Ford and the Illinois Environmental Council have organized a town hall Monday night in Austin. The event – which will feature a panel of experts who will share information and answer questions – begins at 6 p.m. and will be held 5437 W. Division Ave.
Residents will be able to drop off live holiday trees through Jan. 18th inside tree corrals set up at 25 designated Chicago Park District sites, including Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park Ave., and Riis Park, 6201 W. Wrightwood Ave.
Stop by most Saturdays this summer at gardens to pitch in. The next events will be held June 8 at the Veterans Peace Garden, 5413 W. Madison St., and PCC Austin Farm, 330 N. Lotus Ave. Refreshments will be served.