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By Michael Romain


Austin Coming Together will offer FREE yoga courses each Monday, 6 p.m., Thursday, 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 1140 N. Lamon. 

Golf for a good cause 

On Monday, June 25, at Hinsdale Golf Club, 140 Chicago Ave. in Clarendon Hills, the West Side nonprofit Circle Urban Ministries will host the Circle of Hope Fore Kids Golf Classic in order to raise $125,000 to start a new female teen program that focuses leadership and entrepreneurship, promoting self-worth and accountability to help create jobs for young women of color.

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Learn about HIV aids 

 On Wednesday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Sankofa Cultural Arts Center, 5820 W. Chicago Ave., the Men & Women in Prison Ministries will host a FREE event for National HIV Testing Day. 

The event will feature giveaways, hot dogs, face painting, spoken word and music by Chicago's DJ Moe. For more info, contact Beverly Walker at or (773) 485-1715.

Get a FREE HIV test 

On Wednesday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Walgreens and Greater Than Aids, along with several community organizations, will provide FREE, confidential HIV testing and counseling at six Walgreens locations in Austin. 

Local partners will be on hand to administer testing and answer questions about prevention, early treatment and PrEP, a medication that offers an effective means of protection for those testing negative for HIV.

Walgreens Store: 11410 | 1627 N Pulaski Rd.

Walgreens Store: 4938 | 4748 W North Ave.

Walgreens Store: 4147 | 1546 N Central Ave.

Walgreens Store: 2903 | 5222 W Madison St.

Walgreens Store: 3395 |3401 W Roosevelt Rd. 

Walgreens Store: 1249 | 4800 W Cermak Rd.

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