"Women Chiefs of Staff," by Jackie Cottrell, chief of staff for Sen. Pat Roberts, and Lou Ann Linehan, chief of staff for Sen. Chuck Hagel, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.
University Forum: "Future of Haskell Indian Nations University," noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.
Older Women's League presentation: Continuing education programs for seniors, 2 p.m., with 1:30 p.m. social time, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.
Douglas County Commission meeting, joint meeting with Lecomption City Council, 6:35 p.m., Lecompton City Hall.
Poetry reading by Kevin Rabas and Matt Porubsky, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.
Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.
Films: "Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti" and "Voodoo and the Church in Haiti," 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
"Genocide: What the World Can Do and Should Do," with former U.S. ambassadors Robert Beecroft and Edward Brynn, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.
Beat Bop Poetry Stop, with Robert Baker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.