Government meetings

METRO COUNCIL COMMITTEES: 3 p.m., Council chamber, City Hall, 222 St. Louis St.

ST. GEORGE FIRE DISTRICT TAX FORUM: 6:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Library. Members of the district’s senior staff to discuss with the public the three tax renewals on the Oct. 22 ballot. (225) 454-6573.

Community events

YELP DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Yelp House, 3205 Lanier Drive. http://www.yelpbr.com.

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, located at 320 Third St., in downtown Baton Rouge. Secretary of State Tom Schedler will address the Press Club. Schedler and Louisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker face each other on the Oct. 22 primary election ballot. Both are Republicans. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

PROJECT PURR ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana and Petsmart on Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurr.org.