Wednesday, April 23, 2014
“U.S.-Latin American Relations,” noon to 1 p.m., with speaker David Carey Jr. Part of the World Affairs Council of Maine’s Global Connections Lunchtime Series that is held at CIEE, 300 Fore St., second floor, Portland. Free, with donations appreciated. Bring a lunch. For more information, visit www.wacmaine.org or call 780-4337.
“Funding Sources for Your Business,” 6 to 9 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. To learn more and to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.
Thursday and Friday
Real estate, housing and land use conference, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Thursday followed by a reception at 5:30 p.m. with speaker Paul Mills, an attorney and writer. A trade show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Both events will be held at the Cross Insurance Conference Center, 515 Main St., Bangor. Realtors, landlords and other housing professionals can register at http://androhousingconferenceattendees.eventbrite.com.
Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m., with guest speaker Carol Bachofner, poet laureate of Rockland. The meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall, off Route 1, Thomaston. The suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for guests and members of the public.
“Fish, Wind and Tide: Maine’s Future Resources?” 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., conference presented by Penobscot Marine Museum and held at Hutchinson Center, Belmont Avenue, Belfast. For more information or to register, go to https://historyconference.eventbrite.com or call 548-2529. The cost is $50 for museum members, $60 for nonmembers, $50 for teachers and $30 for students. Lunch is included with registration by Monday.
Health and Wellness Expo, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, with several speakers, demonstrations and a benefit walk for The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. The walk is 2.35 miles, or 1.57 miles for a shorter walk, and begins at 12:15 p.m. A gift bag and door prizes also are being offered. Admission is either $1 or the donation of a nonperishable food item for Good Shepherd Food-Bank. The expo is presented by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram and is being held at Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland. For details or to register, visit: healthexpomaine.com.
Home buyer education course, Nov. 9 and 16 by Coastal Enterprises Inc. at Westbrook Community Services. The registration deadline is Friday. To register, or for more information, go to www.ceimaine.org or call 882-5177.
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, provide free services and workshops to help with job searches or to upgrade skills. Each of the 12 centers provides computer workstations and offers several programs throughout the month. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to www.mainecareercenter.com.
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