Catherine Vogel will hold four upcoming campaign parties:
From 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at Barracuda Grill, Mile Marker 49.5.
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Silver Law Group offices, 87889 Overseas Highway. Free food and drinks. RSVP at 305-664-3363.
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at New York Pasta Garden, 1075 Duval St., Duval Square, Key West. Free hors d'oeuvres, cash bar.
From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Pink Plaza, 103400 Overseas Highway, Suite 237, Key Largo.
Call 305-849-8663 for more information on any of the events.
•School Board District 2
Yvette Mira-Talbott will hold three upcoming events:
A meet-and-greet from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at Encore Restaurant, Mile Marker 102, Key Largo
Another meet-and-greet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Southernmost Point Guest House, 1327 Duval St., Key West, with food and free wine.
A Fury sunset sail from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3, boarding from the Conch Republic Seafood Company, 631 Greene St., Key West. Free beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres offered. Tickets for the sail are $30 per person; call 305-304-7650 or visit www.yvetteforschoolboard.com.
•Mosquito Control District 1
Jill Cranney-Gage will hold a meet-and-greet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at The Rusty Anchor restaurant, 5510 Fifth Ave., Stock Island. Free hors d'oeuvres, cash bar offered. For more information, email email@example.com.
Rick Ramsay will hold three upcoming meet-and-greets:
From 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Spanish Garden Café, 80925 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 81, Islamorada. Free tapas and wine.
From 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Willie Ward Park, Bahama Village, Key West. Free refreshments, live entertainment.
From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in Kev's Café, at Bud N' Mary's Marina, Mile Marker 79, Islamorada. Free hors d'oeuvres, cash bar.
•Mosquito Control District 3
Steve K. Smith will hold a meet-and-greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Square One Restaurant, 1075 Duval St., in Duval Square, Key West. Free hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, and cash bar offered. For more information, call 305-296-9799 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Hometown PAC
Hometown PAC will hold a forum for the Nov. 6 general election candidates (including write-ins) from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Conch Flyer Restaurant, on the second floor of the Key West International Airport. It will feature candidates for U.S. representative-District 26, Monroe County state attorney, clerk of court, Mosquito Control-District 3, School Board-District 3, and sheriff will participate.
Free food, cash bar offered. Go to www.hometownkeywest.com for details.
• Finnegan's Wake
A political forum will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 -- with candidate Q&A at 6 p.m. -- at Finnegan's Wake bar and restaurant, 320 Grinnell St., Key West. Candidates running for state attorney and county sheriff will participate. Free appetizers. Call 305-747-0257 for details.
• Lower Keys Chamber
The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at Boondocks Grille & Draft House, Mile Marker 27.5, Ramrod Key. Candidates for Mosquito Control, School Board, supervisor of elections, clerk of court, state attorney, state representative (District 120) and state senator (District 39) will participate. For more information, call 305-872-2411 or email email@example.com.
• Homeowner associations
The Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations' general-election candidates forum will be at 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Nelson Government and Cultural Center, Mile Marker 102, and be broadcast on Comcast Channel 76 and the county website.
Snacks and refreshments offered. Call 305-451-1906 for details.
• Business and Professional Women
The Upper Keys Business and Professional Women will host a political forum for all candidates running for office in Monroe County at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Hilton Key Largo, Mile Marker 97. Cash bar offered. Tickets bought ahead of time are $40, $45 at the door. Call 305-522-1697 for details.
• Republican Club
The Southernmost Republican club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the key West Yacht Club. Special guest speakers are the Republican candidates for elected offices. Each one will discuss his or her qualifications and backgrounds. Dinner is $17. RSVP by calling 305.766.9919 or visit www.southernmostrepublicanclub.com."
E-mail entries to firstname.lastname@example.org