Seasoned Worker Forum, 9 a.m. to noon, discussion of issues facing older workers, Hampton Inn, 425 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville. For details or reservations, call Mid-Maine Chamber at 873-3315. There is no cost to attend. The Seasoned Workforce website is www.seasoned

DEPA Business After Hours, Downeast Pride Alliance networking meeting for gay and gay-friendly businesspeople, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., DISTRICT, 45 Danforth St., Portland.

“Writing A Business Plan: Why You Need One and When to Revise It,” 6 to 9 p.m., SCORE, 100 Middle St., Second Floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. For more information and reservations, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.



Business and Organization Fair, 2 to 5 p.m., UMaine Hutchinson Center, Belfast. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Erica Hughes at 338-8034.

Small-business management, growth and financing, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Business Service Center at KeyBank Plaza, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Discussion of topics to help small businesses learn about the free services available at Maine Small Business Development Centers.

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wells ERgent Care. With door prizes, raffle and refreshments. $5 for members of Kennebunk-Kennebunkport and the Wells chambers of commerce and $10 for nonmembers. For details, call 967-0857.

PROPEL networking, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. Attendees receive a free beer or glass of wine. The cost is $5 for PROPEL and Portland Regional Chamber members and $10 for nonmembers.

Family Finances Seminar, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; also 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Institute for Financial Literacy, 260 Western Ave., South Portland. The cost is $50 for either session. Call 221-3601 or visit



“East Asia and Maine’s Renewable Energy Future,” 7 to 9:30 a.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. Symposium exploring renewable energy developments in China, Japan and South Korea. Presented by the World Affairs Council, E2Tech and Maine International Trade Center. $25 for members, $40 for nonmembers and $15 for students. Advance registration is required. Register at or call 221-4386.



“Mistakes to Avoid When Promoting Worksite Wellness,” 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 1, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Workshop hosted by MMC Southern Maine Wellness Council. For registration information, call Tom Downing at 781-1545. Registration deadline is today.

“The Ocean and Us: Caught In The Same Net,” MERI Center, 55 Main St., Blue Hill. Part of the ongoing Ocean Environment Lecture Series with author, ecologist and environmental activist Carl Safina. Admission is free. There is a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. For more information, call 374-2135 or visit