A group of citizens charged with making changes to the city's charter meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at City Hall, 201 Highland Ave.
Possible changes the group comes up with would be added to the election ballot to be voted on by Largo residents in November 2014.
The seven member group meets the last Tuesday each month through January. Find out more here.
Family History Lesson
Learn some methods to organization for your genealogy documents at 6 p.m. at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Find out more about this and other genealogy classes here.
E-waste and Chemical Collection
The annual Household Electronics and Chemical Mobile Collection Drive is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Starkey Road Recycling Center, 1551 Starkey Road.
What to bring:
Chemicals: automotive fluids, cleaners, fertilizers, fluorescent bulbs and other mercury containing devices, fungicides, herbicides, household batteries, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, solvents, wood preservatives.
Electronics: TVs, VCRs, cell phones, computers, copiers, digital cameras, fax machines, microwave ovens, monitors, printers, printer cartridges, stereo equipment, telephones, etc.
Do not bring: appliances, biological and infectious waste, empty paint cans, explosives, fire extinguishers, garbage, propane tanks, radioactive waste, smoke detectors and vehicle batteries.
All other chemicals and electronics will be accepted.‘Badass’ Teachers Are Worried About Education
As week two of the new school year gets under way, teachers across the state and nation are coming together to voice concerns about the tougher Common Core standards being adopted by states across the country. Calling themselves the Badass Teachers Association, the group wants schools to slow down on adoption of the new rules and fears too much testing will diminish creativity. You can check out the group’s Facebook page for more details or this article in the Tampa Bay Times. What do you think about the state of public education today? Tell us by commenting below!
Book Signing With Motivational Speaker
A book signing with Lisa Hein, motivational speaker and author, is at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Seminole Public Library, 9200 113th St., Seminole. Find out more about the discussion and book signing here.
‘The Book of Mormon’ Comes to Tampa
Want to see what all the hype is about? The hit musical “The Book of Mormon,” brought to America by the creators of South Park, is coming to town in November. Tickets, however, just went on sale for the Straz Performing Arts Center run.
Ready to dry out after all the recent storms? You might be in luck, but don’t count on avoiding rain all together. Forecasters anticipate rain chances of about 30 percent in the afternoon and evening hours today, Aug. 27. On the upside, the torrential, widespread showers we’ve experienced recently are not on tap as drier air moves into the region.