Get to know candidates for Edmonds mayor and Edmonds City Council at an event scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre in Mukilteo Hall, 20310 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.
Sponsors included EdCC, the League of Women Voters, the American Association of University Women SnoKing Branch, Sno-Isle Libraries and the NAACP.
More info: www.lwvsnoho.org
Special dance is canceled
The S.P.I.N. Dance planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Floral Hall at Forest Park has been canceled.
More info: 425-327-5533
Food for thought
In recognition of Food Day, the Everett Public Library and Sno-Isle Food Co-op present a showing of the film “Food for Change” on Oct. 23 at the library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.
Snacks will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the film starts at 6 p.m. This 82-minute documentary examines the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems.
More info: 425-257-8000
Make new friends
Everett Area Newcomers Club is for women who are new to the area or would like to make new friends. A coffee social is at Panera Bread, 304 SE Everett Mall Way, at 10 a.m. Thursday.
More info: www.eancclub.org or call 972-742-7885 or 425-322-4533
Snohomish Valley Festival of Pumpkins
Activities at seven family farms in Snohomish Valley — Bailey’s, Bob’s, Carleton’s, Craven’s, Stocker’s, Swan’s Trail and Thomas — include pumpkin patches, corn mazes, zombie paintball, dark mazes, hay rides, a haunted house and bonfires. Through Oct. 31.
More info: festivalof pumpkins.org
Parking changes coming to Mountlake Transit Center
The transit center’s surface lot will close Saturday night, replaced by an interim lot about a half-mile away in downtown Mountlake Terrace at the the former site of Roger’s Market Place on 56th Avenue West.
The transit center garage will remain open. Sound Transit is providing a shuttle service between the lot and the transit center, which the agency said will run at least every 10 minutes.
Everett’s rethinking zoning open houses
Everett is holding two open houses as the city rethinks its approach to zoning and development codes. The city says this multi-year effort is to ensure that regulations support attempts to recruit new businesses and a wide range of housing at all price points.
Dates: noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 24, Cascade High School, 801 E. Casino Road
More info: www.everettwa.gov/rethink