8 days to Nov. 5. State Rep. Marty Walsh will hold his last "Mondays with Marty" at 500 Morton Street tonight. In Charlestown this morning, City Councillor At-Large John Connolly will outline a proposal for reforming community policing.
GLOBE DIVES INTO CANDIDATES' BACKGROUNDS: If you didn't think these were coming, then you don't know how newsrooms work. (Looking at you, diehards.) The look at Connolly's background as a lawyer is here . The background on Walsh's tenure as a labor leader is here .
GLAESER AFTER DARK: The two mayoral candidates will be at a Rappaport Institute forum  in separate conversations with Prof. Ed Glaeser, providing "insight into their positions on the future growth of the city and its economy," according to the institute. The institute's senior fellow Jon Keller will moderate the event.
THE DAY AHEAD: A list of happenings, as provided by the campaigns. Schedule entries are subject to change:
State Rep. Marty Walsh
11:00 a.m. Cheriton Heights Senior Coffee Hour (20 Cheriton Rd., West Roxbury)
2:00 p.m. Stand for Seniors Event (2222 Centre St., West Roxbury)
7:00 p.m. Rappaport Institute Event (ideaLounge at Space with a Soul, 281 Summer St., Boston)
8:00 p.m. “Mondays with Marty” with a focus on issues important to Boston’s veterans and their families (500 Morton St., Dorchester)
City Councillor At-Large John Connolly
Press Conference to Outline Community Policing Proposal
Outside Schrafft's Building, 529 Main Street, Charlestown, MA
Speaking at Violence Prevention Intervention Conference
Schrafft's Building, 529 Main Street, Charlestown, MA
Boston NAACP General Membership Meeting
Twelfth Baptist Church, 150 Warren Street, Boston, MA
Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston's Evening with Boston’s Mayoral Candidates and Professor Ed Glaeser
281 Summer Street, Boston, MA