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Meet mayoral candidates at these St. Petersburg forums


Meet mayoral candidates at these forums

Still don't know who you are voting for?

A series of mayoral forums are scheduled this month.

• City Hall hosts a 7 p.m. forum Thursday, the first mayoral forum to be televised on the city's channel. There is also a City Council candidate forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The League of Women Voters will organize both events.

• The NAACP hosts a forum at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Hospice Center at 3050 First Ave. S.

• The candidates have been invited to a forum Aug. 11 organized by the Disston Heights Civic Association. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Community Church at 4501 30th Ave. N.

• On Aug. 18, the Wildwood Heights Neighborhood Association is hosting a forum about Midtown at 6 p.m. at the Wildwood Recreation Center at 1000 28th St. S. Residents can meet with the candidates at 5:30 p.m.

• The candidates are scheduled to attend a forum at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Shore Acres Recreation Center at 4230 Shore Acres Blvd. NE.

• The St. Petersburg Times and BayNews9 will host a forum Aug. 19 at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N at 7 p.m. (NOTE: This article has been changed to reflect the correct location and time for this event.)

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