Thanksgiving meals available this weekend on West Side

Food giveaways will take place Saturday and Sunday. The Garfield Park Friendsgiving celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov, 19 at 3834 W. Madison St., and a Thanksgiving dinner will be provided from 10 a.m. to noon at Black Wall Street, 3708 W. Roosevelt Road. Free turkeys will be distributed at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at 5932 W. Lake St.

Toy, coat drive Sunday in Austin

The second annual drive-by giveaway will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 19 at 5932 W. Lake St. The event is sponsored by the Upsilon Sigma and Iota Nu Sigma chapters of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

Free turkey giveaway Tuesday

At 1 p.m. Nov. 16, 1,000 turkeys will be given away by the Black Village Foundation, Chicago Bears player Tarik Cohen and Lil Durk’s Neighborhood Heroes. Stop by Dearborn Wholesaler Grocers, 4525 W. Madison St. There will also be free COVID testing.

Food giveaway Saturday

Groceries will be distributed – while supplies last – from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept 26 at Helping Hand M.B. Church, 538 N. Lavergne Ave. PPE also will be available. Walk or drive up.

Prom dress giveaway this week in Austin

A fashion show and prom dress giveaway will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 at Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. For more information or to donate your new or gently used gowns, visit Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s web site.