Meet and greet candidates for commission
The League of Women Voters of North Pinellas County will conduct a candidate forum for the upcoming Tarpon Springs City Commission election. The program will be held Jan. 18 at Tarpon Springs City Hall Auditorium, 324 E Pine St. Those who attend will have an opportunity to meet the candidates from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and they can submit their questions for the candidates during that time. The forum will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The election for the two commission seats will be March 8. For more information, visit lwvnorthpinellas.org.
Some holiday closings start soon
Friday is Christmas Eve and most government offices, banks and credit unions and some businesses will be closed. Others will close early Friday or be closed today. Bus schedules and trash pickup also may be altered. If in doubt, call ahead.
Games2U to hit library Wednesday
The Palm Harbor Library will host a gaming program for teens ages 11 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Games2U Entertainment, a mobile entertainment business based in New Port Richey, will bring in a truckload of video games and a 32-foot-long "game theater" equipped with six screens connected to several gaming systems including PS3, XBOX 360 and Nintendo Wii. Up to 24 people will have the opportunity to play at one time. Registration is required. Sign up online at www.palmharborlibrary.org or call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.
Council seeking board members
The North Pinellas Community Action Council is seeking new board members to help with fundraising to support senior activities at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. The council board of directors meets quarterly; the next meeting will be held March 7 at the Activity Center. For more information, e-mail Jim Kratz, NPCAC president, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resume help heads for library
Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N, will hold a career workshop at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The program will provide resume help, including techniques and tips to make your resume shine. For more information, call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.
Learn about safe boating in course
Registration is under way for the United Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater two-day "About Boating Safely" course. It will take place at 8 a.m. on Jan. 8-9 at the Clearwater Police Department, 645 Pierce St. Topics include boating emergencies, navigating, operating your vessel safely and the legal requirements of boating. All graduates receive a certification upon completion. To register, call Ann Bennett, staff officer for public education, at (727) 238-3815.