Recent tornadoes have devastated parts of Illinois; join Knitters Needed in Tough Times for a "K.N.I.T.T. In" hosted by the 18th District Police Station at 1160 N. Larabee St. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1. Light refreshments and music will be provided, and knitters are encouraged to stop by for some or all of the event to help make caps, scarves, mittens and socks for donations. Money and donations of yarn, needles and other goods will also be accepted. To make a donation, contact the 18th District Community Policing Office at (312) 742-5778