CLIMB, Christian Leaders in Maine Business, 7:15 to 9 a.m., monthly meeting with speaker state Rep. Amy Volk of Scarborough. Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland.

“Social Networking and Your Job Search,” 9 to 11 a.m., workshop with Dave Ciullo, president of Career Management Associates. York County CareerCenter, 9 Bodwell Court, Springvale. Call 324-5460 to register or visit www.mainecareercenter.com.

“Fundamentals for Worksite Wellness,” 1 to 3 p.m., six-week certificate course. Maine Medical Center, Division of Community and Preventive Medicine, 5 Bucknam Road, Falmouth. For information, call Tom Downing at 781-1545 or email [email protected]

“Business Basics,” 6 to 9 p.m., SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. Visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


Business Breakfast series, 7:30 to 9 a.m., “125th Maine Legislature: Progress and Opportunity,” with Senate President Kevin Raye, Senate Minority Leader Barry Hobbins, Speaker of the House Bob Nutting, and House Minority Leader Emily Cain. Student Commons Atrium, Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville. The cost is $14 for chamber members in advance, $16 for members at the door and $20 for general admission. Contact the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 or [email protected] for registration information.

“Viral Video Do’s and Don’ts,” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Lunch and Learn Workshop with Stephen Voltz and Fritz Grobe of EepyBird. Wishcamper Center, Room 102, University of Southern Maine, Portland. The cost is $10 per person; free for USM students with ID and current MCED onsite or affiliate client companies. Register at [email protected] or call 774-8111 for more information.


Maine Public Relations Council, annual conference and Golden Arrow Award ceremony, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. For fees and other details, visit tinyurl.com/5tte78b.

“How to Make Social Media Work for Your Business,” 9 to 11:30 a.m., SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. Visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

“Conversations with James A. Sterling, AIA,” 5:30 to 8 p.m., presented by Portland Society of Architects. Peloton Labs, 795 Congress St., Portland. Admission is $25 for PSA members, $30 for nonmembers and $15 for students. Register by emailing Tony Cowles at [email protected]


Eggs & Issues, 7 a.m., with featured speaker Sen. Olympia Snowe. Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland. The cost is $17 for chamber members and $27 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, visit www.portlandregion.com or call 772-2811, Ext. 233.

Totally Trades Conference, 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., presented by Women, Work and Community for girls in middle and high school. There will be hands-on workshops on various trades, an overview of career opportunities and the chance to meet with women working in non-traditional fields. Westbrook Regional Vocational Center. Interested students should consult with their guidance counselor or adviser. For more information, call Carolyn May at 799-5025 or visit www.totallytradesmaine.org.

Friday through Sunday

Sustainable Island Living, fourth annual conference at the Island Institute in Rockland. Guests include Bill McKibben, environmentalist, author and head of 350.org; Ben Hewitt, author of “The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food”; and Rick Gilkey, professor of organization and management at Emory University. To register, go to islandinstitute.org/silconference or call 594-9209.