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SSFS Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil
South Suburban Family Shelter will host its annual candlelight vigil on Monday Oct. 3 in honor of the victims of domestic violence and their families. The vigil is meant to bring awareness to the community about the prevalence of domestic violence, and to let people know that there are free support services available for victims and their family.
Observers will meet at 6 p.m. at the band shell in Irwin Park and the ceremony will last one hour.
More About Richard D. Irwin Park
Richard D. Irwin Park is a community center offering preschool classes, senior programs and adult leisure activities. Irwin features fully equipped preschool classrooms, art rooms, adult exercise areas, meeting rooms, a full kitchen and an outdoor band shell. It offers leisure, wellness and physical activities as well as social events and cultural activities. The center has several rooms, a kitchen, a sound system and a full table and chair set-up. Gazebo and band shell rentals are also available.