Wednesday

“Growth Strategies and Setting Goals,” 4 to 6 pm., held at the Maine Small Business Development Center, 501 Forest Ave., Portland. The cost is $20. To register, contact the Maine SBDC at 780-4949.

Coming up

Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Conference, April 28 and 29, 21st annual event sponsored by the Maine Resource Recovery Association, with several workshops, equipment and service vendors and more. Held at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. Information on the agenda and registration is available at www.mrra.net or contact John Albertini, MRRA program coordinator at 942-6772 or john.albertini@mrra.net.

Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission, starting at 5 p.m. April 29, annual meeting with guest Kerem Durdag, CEO of Biovation LLC, in Boothbay. Held at Waters Edge in Edgecomb. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, email Emily Reinholt at ereinholt@lcrpc.org or call 882-5152.

First-Time Homebuyer seminars are being held next month in South Portland and Gardiner and are presented by Coastal Enterprises Inc. There is a nonrefundable fee of $30 per person or $50 per couple. Preregistration is required and space is limited. For details or registration, go to www.ceimaine.org or call 882-5177.

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