• Today, 5:15-7 p.m. Candidate forum featuring Bend City Council Position 2 candidates Douglas Knight, Edward McCoy, Edward Barbeau and Charles Baer; and Bend City Council Position 4 candidates Jim Clinton and Mike Roberts; Bend City Hall, 701 N.W. Wall St.; 541-382-2724.
• Tuesday, 5:15 p.m. Candidate forum featuring Oregon secretary of state candidates Kate Brown, Knute Buehler, Bruce Alexander Knight, Robert Wolfe and Seth Woolley. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Deschutes County; Deschutes Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-312-1034.
• Oct. 18, 5 p.m., Candidate forum featuring a presentation on ballot measures. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Deschutes County. Deschutes Public Library, East Bend branch, 62080 Dean Swift Rd., Bend; 541-312-1034.
• Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; an informative presentation about the nine initiatives on the Oregon ballot; sponsored by the The American Association of University Women; Touchmark Meeting Room, 19800 SW Touchmark Way, Bend; RSVP to howardkathidew@msn .com or 541-678-5712 by Oct. 17; breakfast will cost $13, and beverages will cost $5; 541-678-5712.
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