Help spruce up Cross Bayou and Joe's Creek
Join a water-based and land cleanup along Cross Bayou and Joe's Creek from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Volunteers should meet at 7400 62nd Ter. N. Limited watercraft will be available. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their canoe or kayak. Bags, gloves, a map, water and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For information or to register, call 464-4425 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates, voting equipment at forum
The League of Women Voters and Council of Neighborhood Associations will host a candidates forum from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N. Countywide and south county candidates for state, constitutional, County Commission, circuit judge and School Board offices have been invited to participate. Written questions submitted by the audience will be sorted by a nonpartisan committee. The candidates will have one minute each to answer questions. Representatives from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections education department will give a demonstration on voting equipment. Call 896-5197.
Fall festival aids Haitian students
A Haitian Fall Festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the grounds of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 738 Pinellas Point Drive S. Enjoy jerk chicken dinners, live music, treasure sale, bake sale and various activities. Table rentals are available for $20. Call 866-2187. Donations help pay for the education of 125 students in Leogane, Haiti, and provide them one meal a day.