Work out for free this week at Chicago park facilities

The Chicago Park District will offer free access to 69 fitness centers located in parks citywide, including Austin, and a free preview of over 25 fitness classes being offered during winter session. Free lap swim is also available at many citywide pools. Register online or sign in onsite.

Free summer meals start Monday

The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s food bus will be stopping at the Austin library, 5615 W. Race Ave., from 3 to 3:20 p.m. each weekday from June 25 to Aug. 31 (except July 4).