Candidates to meet with constituents
The public is invited to a Candidates Forum and Meet and Greet with candidates in the March 8 Tarpon Springs city election. The meet and greet will be held at 6 p.m. with the forum starting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the auditorium of Tarpon Springs City Hall, 324 Pine St. Participants will include Chrissy Cladakis, Townsend Tarapani, Susan Slattery, Timothy Keffalas and Jeffrey D. Antous. It is sponsored by the city of Tarpon Springs and the League of Women Voters. Call (727) 937-6109, ext. 111
Activist to be honored at roast
Longtime Clearwater Beach activist Anne Garris will be honored at a dinner and roast Friday at the Sheraton Sand Key. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. The event has been organized by friends who said such recognition of Garris' activism is long overdue. For tickets, call Jay Keyes at (727) 542-0777 (days) or (727) 461-1747 (evenings). Make checks payable to the Clearwater Beach Association.
Learn safe boating at two-day class
A boating safety class will be offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater on Saturday and Jan. 23 at the Clearwater Police Department, 645 Pierce St. It will start at 8 a.m. both days. Topics for the program will include boating emergencies, navigating, operating your boat safely and legal requirements. All graduates receive a Florida State Certification Card. For information and to register contact Ann Bennett, (727) 469-8895 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
North County group to meet
The Council of North County Neighborhoods Inc., a watchdog group working to improve the quality of life in communities of northern Pinellas County, will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. It will take place at East Lake Lutheran Church, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor. The agenda includes a discussion of the year in review, and an election for the board of directors will be held. For more information, call Don Ewing, (727) 560-5586.
Math workshop helps ESOL parents
"A Math Workshop for ESOL Parents'' will be presented by the Safety Harbor Public Library and the Pinellas County Schools Family Outreach Program on Thursday. The program will be repeated throughout the day at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The workshop, designed for parents with students in grades 1-5, will review methods and techniques to help with understanding math concepts. It will take place at the library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. For registration, call Amparo Gonzales, (727) 771-2109.