THURSDAY, October 14 YES ON 33--The Medical Marijuana Campaign is training volunteers to get out the vote to help Portlanders cure what ails them. Smoke 'em if you got 'em. Yes on 33 Headquarters, 4315 SE Division, 7 pm

SATURDAY, October 16 GET DOWN--PS What?'s Election Year PowWow offers a whiz bang night: Music from performance artist B-Lite and Portland duo Torque and Axxx, a screening of the documentary The End of Suburbia, and Immediate Consumption, a touring program of video works curated by Daniel Gallagher. PS What?, 1968 SW 5th, doors at 8 pm

CRIMP FOR CHOICE--Planned Parenthood hosts their first annual "Choice Hits of the '80s" fundraiser and dance party. '80s hair and attire encouraged. Nocturnal, 1800 E Burnside, $12 advance, $15 door, 8 pm-midnight, all ages

VOTE PLEASE--Starchile presents the Get Out & Vote Gumbo Show, featuring the hip & hopping rhymes of Vursatyl (Lifesavas), Libretto, Stark, Rochelle D. Hart, Hazmat, The Fabulous Saturdays. Berbatis Pan, 10 SW 3rd Ave, 9:30 pm, $10

POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY--As part of the National Conference on Police Accountability at PSU, local groups will hold a candlelight vigil followed by a screening of Every Mother's Son, a documentary about victims of police brutality. Native American Center, SW Broadway & Jackson. Walk begins at 6 pm; Screening at 7:30 pm, $3

MONDAY, October 18 NO ON 36--The PSU Green party sponsors this discussion on "Ballot Measure 36: Building the GOP Base, Threat to Liberties?" Smith 225, PSU, 1825 SW Broadway, 4 pm

ANOTHER FORUM--If you haven't made up your mind yet, the Willamette Week sponsors a forum that showcases each of the candidates' non-political talents (singing, dancing or, as Sam Adams oddly showed last time, his skills ironing a shirt). The real highlight of these "Candidates Gone Wild" events is political pundit Steve Novick, who likes to ask ball-busting questions. Music from the Minders. Roseland Theater, 10 NW 6th, doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm, $3

TUESDAY, October 19 GREEN BEAT--After four years of abuse from the Bush administration, the Sierra Club is looking for a bit of change. Executive Director Carl Pope rallies the troops. Ecotrust Building, 721 NW 9th, 10 am