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1. ARPA dollars info session: Tuesday, May 17
The American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, gave cities and counties hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government to spend on community needs. Learn about how those dollars are being spent at this information session organized by the African American Roundtable. The virtual session runs from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. Register to attend here.
2. Party for the Park: Wednesday, May 18
Washington Park Wednesdays hasn’t officially started, but you can show support now and have fun doing it. Drinks, food, music and bowling are open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at Sanders Super Bowl, organized by Washington Park Wednesdays, located at 3827 W. Vliet St.
3. Teen StorySlam: Thursday, May 19
Hear from the next generation of storytellers as they speak on the theme of middle school at this StorySlam organized by Ex Fabula. Expect stories about mentors, schoolbooks, bullies and more. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., stories are told between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 at Newline Café, located at 3618 W. Pierce St.
4. Coffee with elected officials: JoCasta Zamarripa: Thursday, May 19
Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa joins the first of a series of coffee with elected officials, organized by VIA Community Development Corporation. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 at 5Wise Workshop, located at 3524 W. National Ave.
5. Planet Fitness is free for teens this summer: through Aug. 31
Teens ages 14 to 19 years old can get a free membership at Planet Fitness now through Aug. 31. More details here.
BONUS: Last day to appeal property tax assessment: Monday, May 16
If you feel that your property tax assessments from the city are inaccurate, the deadline to appeal is 4:45 p.m. on Monday, May 16. Appeals can be filed online here. If you want to file a paper form, you can email a request for a form to firstname.lastname@example.org, use the city’s Ask the Assessor web form or call 414-286-6565.