Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park will host a "Get out the Vote" event at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.
Visitors can register to vote and participate in a question-and-answer session with Menlo Park and East Palo Alto City Council candidates. Candidates will be asked anonymous audience questions, according to Zoe Sharkey, events manager at Cafe Zoe.
There will also be live music, an open mic, spoken word performances and free ice cream.
Every candidate running for the city councils of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto has been invited, Ms. Sharkey said. Confirmed attendees are Catherine Carlton, Cecilia Taylor and Ray Mueller from Menlo Park and Larry Moody from East Palo Alto.
School district candidates are welcome to come and bring promotional materials, Ms. Sharkey said. Menlo Park City School District candidate Caroline Lucas has told the Almanac she plans to attend.
Cafe Zoe is located at 1929 Menalto Ave. in Menlo Park.