Library to host business workshops
The Fort Pierce Branch Library will host two workshops to help small businesses, presented by Service Corps of Retired Executives.
An excellent business plan workshop will be held Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m..
A federal taxes for small business workshop will take place on Oct. 16 from 5-7 p.m.
The Fort Pierce Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 101 Melody Lane. For more information call (772) 462-2787 or visit www.library.stlucieco.gov.
Hazardous household waste drop-off day set
A free hazardous household waste drop-off day will take place on Oct 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at the southwest corner of Bayshore Boulevard and Thornhill Drive.
The service is for residential waste only, so business waste will not be accepted.
Items that will be accepted include: automotive fluids, non-household batteries, bug sprays, computers and other electronics, drain cleaners, fuels, herbicides, insecticides, lighter fluid, Mercury thermometers, oil-based paint, propane tanks weighing 20 pounds or less, prescription drugs, solvents and thinners and thermostats.
For more information on household hazardous waste, visit the Environmental Protection Agency's website, www.epa.gov.
Acquaculture series set
Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Aquaculture Training and Education Center will host a series of workshops in October.
Beginner and intermediate programs will be available that cover husbandry of various aquaculture species, hatchery techniques, system design, and operation and management of facilities.
Visit www.aquaculture-online.org for more information and registration.