Veterans will be honored Monday from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the 29th Ward Veterans’ Peace Garden at 5413 W. Madison St. (across from MacArthur’s restaurant). The public is invited to this free event, which is sponsored by the Austin Veterans Community Organization.
The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago invites West Side residents to take part in a day of service on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a discussion about the history of nonviolent action as well as the current work being done to build peace, then participants will make toiletry kits. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 W. Jackson Blvd.
Visit the 29th Ward office at 4807 W. Harrison St. from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. Light refreshments and snacks will be served at the new satellite office, which is open on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.