MICHAEL MEAD READING AND BOOK SIGNING. The World Behind the World: Living at the Ends of Time. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Bay Book Company. 101 S. Main St. For more info call 206-624-6600.
FIRST AVENUE BLOCK PARTY. (Downtown Kent) This block party will be held rain or shine. Come enjoy food, crafts and live music. 4-9 p.m. First Ave. South in downtown Kent between Gowe and Titus Streets. For more info 253-859-4112.
10 YEAR REUNION: Home School Resource Center is holding its 10 year anniversary reunion. 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Northgate Community Center 10510 5th Ave. NE.
HILLMAN CITY'S FIRST OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT. Sit a spell with Akeelah & the Bee. Pre-Show activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Rainer Avenue South and South Lucile St. for more details call 206-795-5824.
SPONGE AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL. A fun day of crafts, and snacks. Festival opens at 10 a.m. 375 Gilman Blvd. Issaquah. For more info call 425-274-5188.
THRILLING TALES. A story time for adults. Sit back and relax, escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories. 12:05 – 12:50 p.m. Central Library 1000 Fourth Ave. For more info call 206-386-4636.
ALL THE KING'S MEN. Front Porch Theater is a series of informal dramatic readings. Come and join in. 7:30 p.m. Town Hall Eighth and Seneca. For more info call 206-269-1901 ext 208.
MICROSCOPIC WONDERS OF LAKE WASHINGTON. Let's keep an eye on our lake. 2 p.m. 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S. For more details 206-652-2444.
MAGNUSON PARK PROMONTORY POINT HABITAT WORK PARTY. Come help take care of our newly planted habitat. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Education Pavilion enter on 65th Street. For more info 206-524-8713.
FREMONT OKTOBERFEST. Named one of the 11 Best in the West. Takes place along Fremont's ship canal N. 35th St. and Phinney Ave. 5 p.m. – midnight. For more details call 206-633-0422.
MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING. The YWCA Women's Outreach and Carolyn Downs Medical Center are seeking women 40 and older to schedule a screening. 9 a.m. 2101 E Yessler Way For more info call 206-436-8623.
HOMEWORK HELP IS AVAILABLE. Volunteers are on hand to help students with their homework. 3-5 p.m. Douglass Truth Library 2300 E. Yessler Way. For more details call 206-684-4704.