TechMaine User Groups:
Drupal User Group, 6 to 8 p.m. today, “Building a Store Locator,” with Adam Courtemanche of Transit ID
Linux Group, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, “The Future of Computing Machines,” with Benjamin Rister of USM.
Both at TechMaine Technology Center, 506 Main St., Westbrook. There is no charge and sessions are open to the public. Register at

Insurance Professionals of Greater Portland, monthly meeting at G&R Dimillo’s Bayside in Portland. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. today. Jeff Lind, CPCU, CIC from Clark Insurance will speak about cyber crime coverages. Call 874-1612 for details.

“Challenging Times and the Lease Rights That Matter Now,” free seminar for landlords, starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Bernstein Shur, 100 Middle St., fifth floor, Portland. Call Jade Haynes at 228-7274 for reservations.

Green Eggs series: “Green Eggs – Green Realty,” what “green” means in the real estate industry, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, at the Abromson Center, Room 109/110, University of Southern Maine, Bedford Street, Portland. To learn more or to register, visit

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce meeting at Wells Beach Steakhouse, 73 Mile Road, off Route 1, Wells. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

“An Evening With Stanley Hainsworth,” founder of the creative agency Tether and formerly with Starbucks, Nike and Lego. Presented by the professional design organization AIGA Maine, the event begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Glickman Library, seventh floor, University of Southern Maine, 314 Forest Ave., Portland. To register, visit

Women’s Leadership Series: Stepping Up, Standing Out and Staying In Leadership Roles, noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Council on International Educational Exchange, CIEE, 300 Fore St., Portland. The free brown bag lunch session is open to the public. Register at or call 774-5513.

Eggs and Issues, 7 a.m. Thursday with Dr. Danielle Ripich, president of the University of New England at Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The cost is $16 for chamber members and $26 for non-members. Reservations must be paid in advance by check or credit card. Registration and payment accepted at the door if space is available. Call Portland Regional Chamber at 772-2811, ext. 233, for details or to register.

“The Future of American Education: An Economic Perspective” with Richard Sims, Ph.D., chief economist at the National Education Association, 6 p.m. Thursday, Westbrook College of Health Professions lecture hall, UNE’s Portland campus. Reception, 5 p.m. Free. Call 283-0171 or visit

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