Monday 
“Breaking Barriers:
From Maine to New Delhi” 6 to 8 p.m.  at the Glickman Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland. The event is sponsored by Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and funded by Maine Humanities Council. It will feature several speakers and readings from interviews conducted by writer Charu Saxena in New Delhi .

Tuesday 
“Writing A Business Plan:
Why you need one and when to revise it,” 6 to 9 p.m. SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. There is a nominal charge. For more information or to register, call 772-1147 or visit: www.scoremaine.com.

Steps to Prevent Identity Theft, 6 p.m. at Ameriprise Financial: 707 Sable Oaks Dr., second floor, South Portland. Bring any items you would like to have shred.  Refreshments will be served. Call 772-1894 for more information or to reserve a space.

Wednesday 
Business Expo
presented by Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at  Samoset Resort, Rockport. For more information, call 596-0376.

Business After Hours, with door prizes, raffle and refreshments. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stripers Restaurant, Kennebunkport. For details, call Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce at 967-0857.

“Revitalizing Maine Communities,” conference held June 3 and 4 in Augusta and presented by Maine Downtown Center and Maine Preservation. Keynote speakers are Donavan Rypkema and Tripp Muldrow. Pre-registration and payment is required by today. Visit http://mdf.org/events/Revitalizing-Maine-Communities-2010-Conference/237 or call 626-3117 or 775-3652.

Thursday
“Caselets of Management Challenges”
with Ann Leamon. Workshop for Entrepreneurs sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development, noon to 2:30 p.m. at Abromson Center, room 213, University of Southern Maine, Portland. The cost is $10. Attendance is free for USM students with an ID card and current MCED Onsite or Affiliate Client companies. To register, or for more information, visit www.mced.biz or call 228-8524.

Maine Forest Carbon Project Workshop, 1 to 4 p.m. at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. The workshop will feature discussions and presentations exploring carbon-based programs, greenhouse gas reduction and Maine’s forest stewardship. For more information, visit http://pem-carbon.com/.

Propel, Chamber Young Members networking, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Brian Boru Irish Pub, 57 Center St., Portland. For details visit www.PropelPortland.org.