The city of Dublin will hold events in its parks to collect unused and expired prescription pill medications.

The first collection is planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Road.

The "Take-Back Tuesday" events are scheduled to give residents a safe and convenient way to dispose of medications, city officials said.

The event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Scioto Park, 7377 Riverside Drive.

The last event of the month, planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28, will be held in the city parking lot at 6670 Commerce Parkway, will coincide with National Pill Take-back Day.

A permanent prescription pill drop box is also available at the Dublin Justice Center, 6565 Commerce Parkway.

-- Sarah Sole/ThisWeek