Try out election equipment and more this week in Farmington

City clerk offices will be open Saturday for voter-related business. Here’s what else is happening this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills:

Farmington city council special meeting

Monday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., City Hall, 23600 Liberty St. Officials have scheduled a public hearing on the transfer of an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for Roush Industries, Inc. See the full agenda at farmgov.com.

Farmington Area Republicans meeting with Senate candidate Bob Young

Thursday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.,  Farmington Hills Fire Headquarters, 31455 W. 11 Mile Rd. Former Chief Justice Bob Young retired earlier this year from the Michigan Supreme Court and is now running for United States Senate. Learn more about the meeting on Facebook.

We Don’t Want Them Exhibit and Dialogue

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., East Middle School, 25000 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills. Through Michigan Roundtable on Diversity and Inclusion’s Exhibit on Race and Housing in Metro Detroit 1900-1968, viewers will learn about the causes and effects of residential segregation. The Community Dialogue will include Professor Peter Hammer, Director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights and Professor of Law Wayne State University.

City clerk’s offices open

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Farmington (23600 Liberty St.) and Farmington Hills (31555 W. 11 Mile Rd.) City Clerk offices will be open for election-related business. Voters will have opportunities to try out new voting equipment. Read more: Farmington area voters will see new machines, smaller ballots

A Toast to Education

Friday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Farmington Hills Manor Banquet & Restaurant, 23666 Orchard Lake Rd., Farmington Hills. The Farmington / Farmington Hills Education Foundation’s annual fundraiser supports innovation grants in technology, scholastic achievement, extracurricular enrichment and the arts with a special focus on STEM projects. Tickets and information at ffhedfoundation.org/toast_tickets.php.

Songwriter Sunday: Lac La Belle

Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m., Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Detroiters Jennie Knaggs and Nick Schillace blend history with the present to create interesting and compelling stories. They accompany themselves on finger-picking guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, and accordion. Registration is required; call 248-553-6880. Learn more about this and other library programs at farmlib.org.