Job Seekers Drop-In, 9:30 to noon Tuesdays, Belfast Free Library. Receive help with a resume, cover letter, interviewing and job-hunting strategies. Free and open to men and women of all ages and backgrounds. For details, call Women, Work and Community at 621-3440 or visit



Linux User Group meeting, 6 p.m., “Electronics Hardware Hacking,” Fluid Imaging, 65 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth. The program is free and open to the public. For details or to register, visit



PROPEL, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., after-hours networking, Local Sprouts Cafe, 649 Congress St., Portland.



“Innovative Market Analysis for Downtowns,” 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 10 with guest speaker Todd Barman of the National Trust Main Street Center; Augusta City Center, 16 Cony St. Advance registration is required. $35 ($25 for Main Street Maine communities, Maine Downtown Network communities and Maine Development Foundation members). Register at or call Maine Development Foundation at 626-3121.

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 13, 15, 20 and 22, Gardiner Area High School. The course is an approved HoMEworks course. Preregistration is required. $30 per person or $50 per couple or co-buyer. Nonrefundable fee. Register by Sept. 6. To register and for more information, call Coastal Enterprises Inc. at 882-7552, ext. 177.


Legal Implications of Worker Misclassification, forums to assist Maine businesses and workers with the independent contractor laws. All sessions are at 5 p.m. Sept. 21, Machias CareerCenter; Oct. 5, Rockland CareerCenter; Oct. 19 in Biddeford, location to be announced; Nov. 16, Augusta CareerCenter. For more information or to report tips anonymously, visit the worker misclassification website at