» Charlottesville Chapter of Hadassah will host Bob Gibson, executive director of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, presenting “Virginia Votes Alone: An Odd-Year Competitive Quest for Governor” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Congregation Beth Israel at 301 E. Jefferson St. 202-8822.
» Earlysville Area Residents’ League will host the 2013 Candidates Forum at 7 this evening at Earlysville Volunteer Fire Company. Ann Mallek, supervisor of the White Hall District, will conduct a town-hall meeting following the forum. 283 Reas Ford Road. 996-6159.
» Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture hosts Jonathan Rieder presenting “The Prophet Unbound: From Diplomacy to ‘Telling the Man’ in Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’ ” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday at 3 University Circle. 243-2517.
» Senior Statesmen of Virginia will host Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Candidates' Forum from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Senior Center at 1180 Pepsi Place. 973-6396.
» The Conciliation Project, a non-profit social justice arts organization, will host a workshop that utilizes stories from the community and from workshop participants to promote an open and honest dialogue about racism in America from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Piedmont Virginia Community College at 501 College Drive. 961-5376.
» James River Green Building Council will host Tim Beaty, co-director of UVa School of Architecture, Center for Design and Health, presenting “The Link between Design and Health” as the keynote address of the council’s luncheon from noon to 1:30 this afternoon at CitySpace at 100 Fifth St. NE. Advance registration requested at www.jrgbc.org. (804) 440-0599.
» Darden Leadership Speaker Series will host Rich Fairbank, founder, chairman and CEO of Capital One, speaking at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Darden School of Business at 100 Darden Blvd. 924-3900.