Today

“Where the Jobs Are,” 9 to 11 a.m. Call York County CareerCenter 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.” University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Room 216, Portland. Free and open to the public. For details and registration, 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. $10 for Maine Businesses for Sustainability members and SunriseGuide advertisers; $25 for others.

Environmental Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with employers from across the United States. Open to the public. Unity College Gymnasium, 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 of Northern New England Financial Group, 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; 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.

“Project Delivery and Design Excellence,” 4:30 to 6 p.m., Portland Society of Architects program, 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. For details, visit www.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 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

“Put Time on Your Side,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gorham Business Exchange meeting, 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; 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 developments in Maine and overviews of bills submitted to the Legislature. Preparations for appearing at committee hearings are planned. Continental breakfast and lunch included. $10 donation requested to help fund legislative efforts. RSVP to Karen Pease at 628-2070 by today.

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. $60 per person; 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. $25 for members; $35 for nonmembers. After Feb. 10, the fees increase by $10.