The Friends of Briarwood Park has announced it will host a series of question and answer sessions with the candidates for mayor and city council of the newly created city of Brookhaven.

Friends of Briarwood Park is a group of residents interested in improving the facilities, programs and access to Briarwood Recreation Center.

Leading up to the Nov. 6 election, the group will host meetings on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the residents of Districts 2 and 3 to get to learn about the candidates for city council and mayor. Each candidate will have one hour to present and answer questions. Here is the schedule:

Aug. 21: J. Max Davis- mayoral candidate

Aug. 28: Bates Mattison -District 3 candidate

Sept. 11: Erik Steavens – District 3 candidate

Sept. 18: Julia Russo – District 3 candidate

Sept. 25: Russ Mitchell – District 3 candidate

Oct. 16: Hope Bawcom – District 3 candidate

Oct. 23:  – Will be scheduled for those candidates only that were not able to attend any of the previous dates. They will have 15 minutes each and will take multiple questions from the audience.

Oct. 30: Open forum for all candidates to answer final questions before the vote.