Barbara Cole, Maywood Youth Mentoring executive director, with MYM participants as they clean the organization’s peace garden at 17th Ave. and Madison in Maywood during an event last year. | File
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
17th & Madison Peace Garden Spruce-Up || Saturday, June 3 || 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. || MYM Peace Garden, corner of 17th & Madison, Maywood
Spring is the air! Maywood Youth Mentoring will be sprucing up its 17th & Madison Peace Garden this weekend. The effort is designed to keep our streets and community beautiful. We’ll be planting flowers, pulling weeds, spreading soil and mulch, painting cinder blocks, assembling compost bins, and more!
Attendees at one of Rep. Welch’s annual job fairs. | File
Rep. Welch’s Annual Job Fair || Saturday, June 3 || 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. || Proviso Math & Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park
Join Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch for an opportunity to connect with local employers. Job-seekers can network with hiring managers, submit their resumes and get information about resources for the unemployed and underemployed.
For more info, contact Rep. Welch’s constituent service office at (708) 450-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadview Community Town Hall || Saturday, June 3 || 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. || Beverly Center, 3031 S. 25th Ave., Broadview
New Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson and Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) will co-host a community town hall with special invited guest Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th). Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. sharp.
To attend this event, please RSVP to Danielle.email@example.com or call (312) 603-4566.
Bellwood Meet the Mayor || Saturday, June 3 || 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. || Community Room of Bellwood Village Hall, 3200 Washington Blvd., Bellwood
Share your ideas, observations and feedback with new Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey about how to continue the momentum that is moving the village forward! Light refreshments will be served.
Marian L. Thomas Book Signing and Discussion || Saturday, June 3 || 3 p.m. || AfriWare Books, 1701 S. 1st Ave., Suite 503 (Eisenhower Tower)
Please join award-winning author and playwright Marian L. Thomas for a discussion of her new contemporary fiction book, “I Believe in Butterflies,” and what it takes to be published in today’s literary market. VFP
To submit a Big Event, email information to firstname.lastname@example.org.