The next few weeks will be busy for Columbia City Council candidates going into the April 3 election.
Residents can hear candidates’ positions and ask questions at three upcoming forums:
The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods will host a debate and forum for candidates for District 2, District 3 and the at-large seat at 5:30 p.m. March 22, at the Eau Claire Print Building, 3902 Ensor Ave.
The Congaree Vista Guild will host a debate for District 2, District 3 and candidates for the at-large seat from 5:30-8 p.m. March 27, at Trustus Theatre, 530 Lady St. The event will be moderated by Nickelodeon Theatre director Larry Hembree. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and refreshments will be offered. Those interested in attending are asked to park on Lady Street. The guild will accept questions prior to the debate via Twitter. Tweet questions to @vistaguild with #vistadebate.
The neighborhoods of Shandon, Wheeler Hill, Wales Garden and Hollywood-Rose Hill will host a forum for District 3 candidates at 6:30 p.m. March 29, in the fellowship hall of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, at 2501 Heyward St.
Compiled by Mindy Lucas. If your group or organization is sponsoring a forum not listed here, send information to firstname.lastname@example.org.