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.

Turkey giveaways Monday

Turkeys will be distributed on a first come, first served basis starting at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at 5713 W. Chicago Ave.; and beginning at 12 p.m. at Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St., and 5744 W. Chicago Ave. If you aren’t able to stop by one of the Austin sites during these times, turkeys are being distributed elsewhere throughout the city.

Give thanks for what you can do

State Rep. La Shawn Ford shares his thoughts on this Thanksgiving Day. “Wherever we find ourselves, we have to be thankful for the opportunity to live another day to help each other with our given talents,” he writes. AustinTalks wishes every one a happy Thanksgiving. We are grateful for your support.

Annual turkey bowl held Wednesday at Leland

The fifth annual BUILD flag football tournament will be held Nov. 27 at Leland Elementary field, 512 S. Lavergne. The first game – pitting Eric Charter against Leland Elementary – starts at 10 a.m.; the second game – featuring staff from UCan and BUILD – begins at 12 p.m. Concessions will be available.