Monday

Time and Tide Resource Conservation and Development Area Council, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., public meeting at the USDA Service Center conference room, 21 Enterprise Drive, Augusta. To learn more, call 622-7847, ext. 4, or go to www.timeandtide.org.

Tuesday

“Where the Jobs Are,” 9 to 11 a.m. Call York County Career Center at 324-5460 or visit www.mainecareercenter.com

“Starting Your Own Business: Everything You Need to Know,” 2 to 5 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

TechMaine PHP User Group, 6 to 8 p.m., “Best Practices that Every Developer Should Be Using.” Meets at University of Southern Maine, Abromson Conference Center, Room 216, Portland. Free and open to the public. For details and registration,www.techmaine.com go to www.techmaine.com.

Wednesday

“Starting and Maintaining a Company Green Team,” 7:30 to 11 a.m., with Jay Friedlander and panel, Idexx Laboratories, 1 Idexx Drive, Westbrook. The cost is $10 for Maine Businesses for Sustainability members and SunriseGuide advertisers; others may attend for $25. 

Environmental Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with employers from across the United States. Open to the public. Gymnasium at Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity. Visit www.unity.edu/CareerServices/CareerResourceCenter/CareerFair.aspx or call 948-3131, ext. 213, for details. 

Maine Women’s Network, Androscoggin Chapter, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., luncheon featuring Stacy Cobb, from Northern New England Financial Group, at Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Register at www.mainewomensnetwork.com

“Pitching Angels: All The Devilish Details,” noon to 2:30 p.m., learn about investors for startup entrepreneurs, Maine Center for Enterprise Development, University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Room 133, 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, or call MCED at 228-8524. 

“Project Delivery and Design Excellence,” 4:30 to 6 p.m., Portland Society of Architects program at SMRT Conference Room, 144 Fore St., Portland. Free for PSA members (join at the door) or $10 for nonmembers. 

“Jumpstart Your Career Plan,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., continues Feb. 16, offered by Women, Work and Community, Camden Hills High School. Other programs are also planned. For details, visit womenworkandcommunity.org or call Linda Buckmaster at 596-2615. 

TechMaine Security User Group, 6 to 8 p.m., “Inching Toward Centralized Access Management in the Enterprise.” Meets at University of Southern Maine, Abromson Conference Center, Room 216, Portland. Free and open to the public. For details and registration, go to www.techmaine.com

Social Security seminar, 6 p.m., with Seth Cheikin of Edward Jones and Rob Clark of the Social Security Administration. Free. Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road. For more information and to register, call Carole Vreeland at 781-5057.

Thursday

“Mountaintop Removal Practices in Coal Mining,” 11 a.m., presentation by Robert Goodwin. Free. Cyr Hall, Room 209, University of Maine at Fort Kent. For more information about the program or the Environmental Studies Speaker Series, contact Steven Selva at 834-7617. 

“Put Time on Your Side,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gorham Business Exchange meeting at Gorham Savings Bank, 10 Wentworth Drive, Gorham. Advance registration requested. For details, visit www.gorhambusiness.org or call 892-5515. 

“How to Make Search Engine Optimization Work for Your Business,” 2 to 5 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

“Matching Master Facility Planning to Hospital Strategic Planning,” 4 to 6:30 p.m., panel discussion with health care leaders in Maine. Biddeford Saco Country Club, Saco. Networking and refreshments to follow. Register at www.smpsmaine.org.

Friday

GATEways to Employment, 9 a.m. to noon, and also on Feb. 25. Call York County CareerCenter at 324-5460 or visit www.mainecareercenter.com

Bill Humbert, the Recruiter Guy, author and recruitment consultant for large corporations, will speak about job searches, 1:30 p.m., Harold Alfond Center Alumni Lounge, Saint Joseph’s College, Standish. E-mail [email protected] for more information.

Saturday

Mountaintop Industrial Wind Legislative Summit, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Harraseeket Inn, Freeport. Featured are updates about wind development in Maine and overviews of bills submitted to the Legislature. Preparations for appearing at committee hearings are planned. Continental breakfast and lunch are included, and rooms are available. A $10 donation is requested to help fund legislative efforts. RSVP to Karen Pease at 628-2070 by Tuesday.

Upcoming

Maine Center for Economic Policy, annual Tax and Budget Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Augusta Civic Center. Speakers will include Sawin Millett and Jeffrey Thompson. Seating is limited, and preregistration is required. The cost is $60 per person. Maine legislators attend for free. To learn more, visit www.mecep.org

Stormwater Funding Alternatives, MEREDA breakfast program, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Feb. 16, Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road, Bangor. Register at www.mereda.org. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. After Feb. 10, the fee increases by $10.