Community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 21
Where will you be celebrating Thanksgiving? Do you want to celebrate with others? Spend time with us and enjoy a free meal this Thanksgiving. A traditional turkey and all the trimmings will be offered Thursday, Nov. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Master's Academy, 1105 58th Ave., Vero Beach. No reservation needed.
For more information, call (772) 562-2256.
Candidate workshop offered
Before campaign season heats up, voters interested in running for public office can learn what it takes to become a candidate. Indian River County Supervisor of Elections will offer a Candidate Workshop on Nov.21, from 9-11 a.m. at the Supervisor of Elections office located at 4375 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach. A second Candidate Workshop will be offered on Feb. 6, 2014.
The workshops are open to candidates, campaign managers, campaign treasurers and members of the public. The two hour program focuses on the fundamentals of becoming and being a candidate and introduces participants to candidate qualifying and reporting, campaign finance, political advertising and ethical conduct, among other important topics.
Interested parties must register for the candidate workshop no later than Nov. 19.
To register, contact Kathy Crockett by emailing KCrockett@voteindianriver.com or by calling (772) 226-3440. There is no cost to attend.
Elks host hoop shoot
The Sebastian Elks lodge will hold its annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Sebastian Middle River School.
The Sebastian Elks annual hoop shoot will take place in the gym at the Sebastian River Middle School located at 9400 CR 512 near the North County pool on Dec. 7. There are three shooting age groups; 9-10, 11-12, and 12-13. Winners at this local level will then advance to the district level which will also take place at Sebastian River Middle School.
Participation in the hoop shoot is free to students ages 9 through 13 and go to any school in Indian River or Brevard Counties. Registration is the day of the hoop shoot and begins at 8 am. When registering, all participants must bring a copy of their proof of birth to participate.
For more information, call (772) 589-1516 or visit www.elks.org/hoopshoot.