* The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area will hold two forums for candidates running for the General Assembly, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, School Board and other local political offices.

The first forum, mostly for candidates from the Mount Vernon district, is tonight at 7 p.m. at Sherwood Hall Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane in Alexandria. The second forum, mostly for candidates from the Providence district, takes place Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Mantua Elementary School, 9107 Horner Ct. in Vienna.

For more information, call the League office, 703-658-9150 or visit the Web site, www.lwv-fairfax.org.

* Fairfax County School Board candidates will appear at a forum Monday night.

The forum is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington and the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.

The forum takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. For information, call 703-323-0800.

* Some candidates for the General Assembly, county Board of Supervisors and sheriff will be at a forum in McLean on Oct. 26 from 8 to 10 p.m.

The forum is sponsored by the McLean Citizens Association and the American Association of University Women. It will be held at the Alden Theater at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. in McLean.