Domestic Violence Advisory Board Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6 p.m., Hal Marshall Services Center, 700 North Tryon St., second floor, environmental protection boardroom, www.charmeck.org.
One-stop Voting Begins Thursday, Oct. 16, www.meckboe.org for times and locations.
Citizens' Transit Advisory Group Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30 a.m., Government Center, 600 East 4th St., conference room CH-14, www.charmeck.org.
Mallard Creek-area roadway changes Thursday, Oct. 16, 4:30 p.m., Mallard Creek High School Cafeteria, 3825 Johnston-Ochler Road, www.charmeck.org.
Speed dating with the candidates Sponsored by N.C. Women's Political Caucus Thursday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., YWCA of Central Carolinas, 3420 Park Rd., www.votemeckdem.org.
Seeds of Hope 2008 Benefit for Mi Casa Su Casa, Friday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Palmer Building, 2601 East 7th St., www.seedsofhope2008.com.
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections Thursday, Oct. 21, 5 p.m., 741 Kenilworth Ave., Ste. 202, www.meckboe.org.
Mecklenburg Evening Republican Women's Club Rep. Sue Myrick speaker, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Captain Steve's Seafood Restaurant, 8517 Monroe Road, www.meckgop.com.
Mallard Creek Barbecue Thursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m., Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church Community House, 11400 Mallard Creek Road, www.mallardcreekbbp.com.
Peace Vigils Every Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Corner of Hawthorne Lane and 7th Street as well as corner of Queens and Providence roads. 704-641-9463.
Charlotte City Council zoning Third Monday of the month. 5 p.m., dinner in meeting chamber conference room. Continues at 6 p.m. in meeting chamber. Government Center, 600 East 4th St., www.charmeck.org.
Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners Regular meeting first and third Tuesdays of the month. 5 p.m., dinner/briefing, Room 267. 7 p.m., business meeting, chamber. Government Center, 600 East 4th St., www.charmeck.org.