Dealing with domestic violence is on Gilbert's mind as the town finishes out the week.


Oct. 23
Talk about domestic violence, sexual abuse
The next Gilbert Talks forum will focus on "Invisible Crisis—Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse in Gilbert." Only 100 spots were made available. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. RSVP to [email protected] Free. 6-8:30 p.m. Howard Morrison's Orchard, 630 W. Elliot Road, Gilbert. www.facebook.com/GilbertTalks





Oct. 24
See what's on town radar at council retreat
The Gilbert Town Council will hold its annual retreat to talk about projects that are important to the town in the coming year. The agenda includes bulk trash options, recycling costs, capital improvement project programs and priorities, long-range infrastructure plan, Gilbert Regional Park, "Smart Cities," and the proposed "Wildly Important Goals" for fiscal year 2020-21. 7:30 a.m. Free. Southeast Valley Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert. 480-503-6000. www.gilbertaz.gov





Oct. 24
Learn the ABCs of landscape watering
The town will teach you how to properly use your irrigation controller to water your plants and grass. The class is free but you must RSVP at gilbertaz.gov/waterworkshops or by calling (480) 503-6098. 6:30 -9 a.m. Southeast Valley Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road.





Oct. 24
Review town's General Plan
At this community workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in an interactive presentation on the town's General Plan and share their feedback for the future. The General Plan is a long-range planning document that lays out the community's vision for the future and includes goals, policies and actions on topics like land use, transportation, employment, housing, recreation, infrastructure, public facilities, and other key issues. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. South Area Service Center, 4760 S. Greenfield Road, Gilbert. 480-503-6000. www.gilbertaz.gov/GeneralPlan





Oct. 26
Tend to your cultured side
The public is invited to the opening night of the Gilbert Visual Art League's Sixth Annual Members Art Show. The show runs Oct. 26.-Dec. 5. HD South gallery, 10 S. Gilbert Road. http://gval.org





Oct. 24-26
Water Tower Lighting
The Gilbert Water Tower will be lit purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 45 W. Page Ave. 480-503-6000. www.gilbertaz.gov