Thursday

Community Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with displays by area business, community and service organizations interested in marketing to students. Cyr Hall, University of Maine at Fort Kent. For exhibitor information, call Lisa Roy at 834-7513.

10-Minute Architect, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., eighth annual program with free consultations offered to the community by members of Portland Society of Architects. Bard Coffee House, 185 Middle St., Portland.

Friday

Maine Association of Payroll Professionals, fall seminar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center. Registration must be received by Sept. 6. The cost is $65 for members and $80 for nonmembers. Dues are $40. Visit www.mainepayrollapa.org to register or for details.

Saturday

Maine Media Women, coffee at 9:15 a.m. and program with Laurel Cooley and Susan Bickford at 10 a.m. at Lincoln County Television Media Center, Sheepscot Road, Newcastle. The program is open to the public, with a requested donation of $5, $3 for MMW members.

Upcoming

Mobilize Northern Maine, cluster teams meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Northern Maine Community College, Edmunds Conference Center, Presque Isle. The speaker is Jim Haguewood of Vital Economy. To register, contact Judy Dinsmore at [email protected] or 498-8731 by Sept. 10. The cost of lunch is $10.

Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber seventh annual awards gala, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Sept. 15, Taste of Maine Restaurant in Woolwich. Sponsored by Omega Wellness and featuring keynote speaker Gov. John E. Baldacci. Tickets are $35 and include hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, networking, prizes and live music. Reservations and payment must be made by Wednesday to Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber, online at www.midcoastmaine.com or by calling 725-8797. 

“Compliance After Construction,” MEREDA breakfast seminar, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sept. 15, Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Rd., Bangor. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. After Sept. 10, it is $35 and $45. Register by calling 874-0801 or visiting www.mereda.org

“Owning and Managing Residential Rental Properties,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16, at St. Mary’s Hospital, 93 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Register by Thursday by calling Coastal Enterprises Inc. at 882-7552, ext. 177. The cost is $35 per person and includes written materials and handouts. 

Blaine House Conference on Volunteerism, Oct. 12 at University of Maine in Orono. Admission is $80, with discounts and scholarships available. To register or for details, visit www.volunteermaine.org or call 287-8933. 

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