Dallas City Hall: Photo by Hilary Schleier

Dallas City Hall: Photo by Hilary Schleier

It’s one thing to read about City Council candidates; it’s another to hear from them in person. Given the crowded field in the May 9 election, opportunities abound to attend a forum or meet-and-greet that’s a little more up close and personal. (In the same vein, the Advocate soon will publish a video series featuring each candidate — a bit of a twist on the traditional Q&A format. Stay tuned!)

All of the following forums are limited to District 9 candidates (Darren Boruff, Mark Clayton, Christopher Jackson, Will Logg and Sam Merten) unless otherwise noted. All voters registered by April 9 can participate in the election.

Ferguson Road Initiative

Tuesday, March 31, 6-8 p.m., White Rock Church of Christ fellowship hall, 9220 Ferguson Road

White Rock East Coalition of Area Neighborhoods

Tuesday, April 7, 6:30-8 p.m., Lake Highlands Baptist Church, 942 Brookhurst Drive

Friends of the Dallas Public Library

Thursday, April 9, 7-9 p.m., Audelia Branch Library, 10045 Audelia Road (includes District 10 candidates)

Lakewood Neighborhood Association

Tuesday, April 14, 6:30-8 p.m., Lakewood United Methodist Church, 2443 Abrams

Lakewood Trails Neighborhood Association

Thursday, April 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Ridgewood/Belcher Recreation Center, 6818 Fisher Road

Little Forest Hills Neighborhood Association

Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., White Rock United Methodist Church, 1450 Oldgate

We will update this story as more forums are announced. If you know of forums not listed, please email details to politics@advocatemag.com. Visit our 2015 Election page for ongoing coverage.

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