#BosMayor Round-Up: Oct. 11, 2013

25 days to Nov. 5. Four days until the first televised debate between the two finalists. City Councillor At-Large John Connolly is up 8 points over state Rep. Marty Walsh in a UMass Lowell poll released yesterday. Joshua Dyck, associate professor of political science and co-director of the Center for Public Opinion, was answering questions about the poll on Twitter.

THE DAY AHEAD: A list of happenings, as provided by the campaigns. Schedule entries are subject to change:

State Rep. Marty Walsh

10:00 a.m. LGBT Policy Release press conference with Arline Isaacson; LGBT equality leaders

2:00 p.m. Seniors on the Move Taping with BNN

3:00 p.m. Healthcare without Harm (Partners Healthcare, Prudential Towers, 800 Boylston Street, 11th Floor, Boston)

7:15 p.m. Christopher Columbus Parade Banquet (Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel, 3 Battery Wharf, Boston)

City Councillor At-Large John Connolly

Boston Debate League
5:00 PM
English High School, 144 McBride Street, Boston, MA

Pattie Adams Fire Fund
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Boston Elks #10, 1 Morrell Street, West Roxbury, MA

Roxbury Community College Gala (40 Year Anniversary)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury Crossing, MA

North End Columbus Day Gala
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fairmont Battery Wharf, 3 Battery Wharf, Boston, MA

ODDS & ENDS: The Boston Teachers Union, which endorsed Felix Arroyo and Rob Consalvo in the preliminary, won't be endorsing in the final election between Walsh and Connolly, WBUR reports.....Connolly camp rolls out videos of supporters.....On WGBH's "Greater Boston," the panel talks about candidates' education plans.....Larry DiCara and James Sutherland analyze the preliminary election results and look ahead to Nov. 5 in CommonWealth magazine: "This is Dorchester vs. West Roxbury; the State House vs. City Hall, not unlike the great Timilty vs. White elections which dominated the 1970s."