5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention: 10 a.m. Sept. 28, DCR Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton. For information: http://Samaritans5k.org. Samaritans Inc. will hold the 21st annual 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. for the 10 a.m. event, which will include a family fun festival for children, a photo booth, games, face painting, tie-dye, a raffle and silent auction, prizes and food.
Annual Allston Village Street Fair Festival: noon-6 p.m. Sept. 29, Harvard Avenue, Allston. Free. For information: http://allstonvillagestreetfair.com. Open to the public, the Allston Village Street Fair is an all-age, family friendly day of entertainment and interactive activities. The event will feature two outdoor stages and promotional giveaways.
Boston Gun Buyback Program: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Boston Police Dept D-14 301 Washington St., Brighton. For information: 617-343-4260, bpdnews.com/district-d-14. Residents may drop off their working firearms and receive a $200 Visa gift card. Those who do not wish to deliver the firearms during those hours or at the station can call and arrange a pickup.
Group-Based Parent Training for Disruptive Behaviors: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Franciscan Children’s, 30 Warren St., Brighton. For information: 617-254-3800, ext. 1251 .Open to parents and caregivers of children with disruptive behaviors and co-occurring conditions such as autism spectrum disorder. The group will train parents to understand and manage disruptive behaviors through the use of weekly education and troubleshooting, worksheets, videos and support.
Adult Conversational English Class: 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 480 Washington St., Brighton. For advanced-beginner and intermediate levels. No registration necessary, drop in. For information: bc.edu/neighborhood.
Overeaters Anonymous: 9:45-11 a.m. Saturdays at Brighton Marine Health Center, 77 Warren St., Brighton. Individuals who find it difficult to stop eating can find physical, emotional and spiritual recovery. For information: 617-731-8150.
Free Tax Services: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ABCD: Allston Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center, 640 Washington St., Brighton; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Allston Brighton APAC, 143 Harvard Ave., Allston; to be announced, Allston Brighton Child and Family Services Center, 406 Cambridge S., Allston; noon-8 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, Brighton Branch of Boston Public Library, 40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton; to be announced, Josephine Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. The Boston Planning and Development Agency is offering free tax services to anyone who makes less than $54,000. To contact ABCD: 617-903-3640. To contact all other locations: 617-347-5624; email@example.com. For information: bostontaxhelp.org/2017-tax-sites.
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers HIV/STI clinic: 4-6 p.m. Fridays, MAPS, 697 Cambridge St., Suite 203, Brighton. Walk-in clinic with free, quick and confidential tests for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. For information: 617-787-0557.
English as second language courses: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Taught by certified teachers and volunteers. ESOL Tuesdays and Thursdays also available. To register: 617-496-5022.
Brighton boot camp: 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Rogers Park, Brighton. The public is invited to a fitness boot camp with US Army veteran Rick Holahan. Bring water and reflective gear. This one-hour military workout is not for the faint of heart. For information: AllBriVets@gmail.com.
Learn to Skate: 4-4:50 p.m. Tuesdays, Warrior Ice Arena, 90 Guest St., Brighton. Ages 3 and older can learn to ice skate. The seven-week course includes a United States Figure Skating Membership, instruction and practice, seven free public skating sessions and rental skates. For information: 617-927-7467; firstname.lastname@example.org; warrioricearena.com.
ABCD case and tax services: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Attendees get help with services such as: housing search, SNAP/food stamp applications, cooking classes, cradles to crayons registration. For information or to schedule an appointment: 617-903-3640.
Fresh Truck Food Market: 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Presentation School Foundation, 640 Washington St., Brighton. Fruits, vegetables, snacks and cooking demos. For information: email@example.com; 978-886-8526.
Workout Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brighton Common, 24 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton. Led by a local YMCA instructor. Workouts vary, but are open to all fitness levels. No special equipment required.
Infant and Toddler Playgroups: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays for toddlers and Fridays for infants, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. The Harvard Ed Portal and Family Nurturing Center are partnering to offer new baby and toddler morning playgroups at the Portal. The playgroup is open to all families living in Allston-Brighton. No advance registration is required. edportal.harvard.edu.
Create a new way of looking at money: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Art Room, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Led by Diane the arts intern from Lesley University. Free. For information: 617-699-2883.
Learn to Cope Boston Chapter meetings: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, IBEW Local Union, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester. Learn to Cope offers peer-support, education, resources and hope for families dealing with addiction and recovery. Meetings offer a safe place for members to share their experiences, ask questions, learn about addiction and listen to guest speakers who are either in long term recovery or professionals in the field. Overdose education and Narcan training is also available at every meeting. For information: Learn2Cope.org; 508-738-5148.
Veteran Owned Small Business: Mayor Martin Walsh has launched a veteran-owned small business development initiative. To register as a Veteran Owned Small Business: vetbiz.gov.
Long-Term Homeowners Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition: Mayor Martin Walsh signed the Long-Term Homeowner Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition to provide relief to qualifying Boston homeowners who are having difficulty affording their real estate tax liability. The Long-Term Homeowners Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition is modeled after an existing property tax deferral program available to seniors over the age of 65, who own and occupy their property as their primary residence. For information, contact the mayor’s 24-hour hotline: 617-635-4500.
Senior Shuttle: Mayor Walsh’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly offers the Senior Shuttle to Boston residents, ages 60 and older, for free transportation within the City of Boston to non-emergency medical appointments, food shopping, and social and recreational events. For information or to book an appointment: 617-635-3000.