WHAT: Nearly 30 public and private colleges and universities from across the U.S. will take center stage at Mayfair High School’s seventh annual College Fair. The event will include breakout sessions on financial aid, preparing for a four-year college, college and career technical jobs, and the benefits of community college.

WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22

WHERE: Mayfair High, 6000 N. Woodruff Ave., Lakewood

DETAILS: Colleges include UCLA, UC Davis, USC, UC Riverside as well as area community colleges. The event drew 400 parents and students in 2014-15, the first year it was held at night.