“The Hare and the Tortoise: A General Biocultural Theory of Why People Have So Many Problems,” presented by The Center for Global Humanities at the University of New England and David Barash, Ph.D. of the University of Washington, 6 p.m., Monday, in the WCHP Lecture Hall, University of New England, Portland. A reception will be held at 5 p.m.

Guerrilla Marketing workshop, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Coastal Enterprises Inc., 35 Water St., Wiscasset. The cost is $15. Visit www.wbcmaine.org for more information or to register.

“Writing a Business Plan: Why You Need One and When to Revise It,” 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. Nominal charge for the seminar. For more information and reservations, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147.

“You’re Hired: Science and Strategies for Persuasive Interviewing,” 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at True North Health Center, Foreside Place, Falmouth. The cost is $149 and includes a one-on-one coaching session. Call Patrick Veroneau at 650-4322.

Insurance Professionals of Greater Portland, 43rd annual All Industry Night, 5 p.m. Wednesday at Wydham Airport Hotel. The speaker is Tony Payne of Alliance for Maine’s Future. For more information and reservations, call Sarah at 874-1612.

Portland Society of Architects’ “10-Minute Architect,” offering free consultations to interested community members, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at Bard Coffee, 185 Middle St., Portland.

“Core Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards,” presented by the Institute for Civic Leadership, noon to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at York County Community Action Corporation, 6 Spruce St., Sanford. Registration is $70 for the first person and $55 for each additional person from the same organization. Visit www.civicleadership.org or call 773-3254, ext. 100.

“Information Security for Small Businesses: The Dangers Posed and What to Do About Them,” free seminar, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution’s Operations Center, 50 Industrial Park Road, Saco. Space is limited and reservations are requested. Call Donald Lauzier, vice president/community relations, at 602-7323.

A Passport Fair will be held at select post offices on Saturday. The fair will offer information and accept passport applications from U.S. citizens. Details about cost and applications are available at travel.state.gov or by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at (877) 487-2778. Participating post offices are: 8 a.m. to noon, 125 Forest Ave., Portland; 8:30 to 11 a.m., 39 Court St., Houlton; 8:30 a.m. to noon, 29 Main St., Limerick; 9 to 11 a.m., 202 Harlow St., Bangor; 9 to 11 a.m., 100 Alfred St., Biddeford; 10 a.m. to noon, 3 Washington St., Lubec.

“Certificate in the Fundamentals for Worksite Wellness,” six-week professional training course held from 1 to 3 p.m. starting March 30 at the MMC Falmouth campus, 5 Bucknam Road. Fees are $289 for Southern Maine Wellness Council and Wellness Council of Maine members, $315 for nonmembers. Call Tom Downing at 781-1545. The deadline is Friday. .

Green Homes, six-week lecture series to help homeowners with building or renovation decisions, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 30 through May 4, at East End School Community Room, 195 North St., Portland. The cost is $10 per session or $50 for all sessions. Call Katye Charette at 329-0700 or visit www.maineusgbc.org.

Seed Grant and Development Award workshops offered by Maine Technology Institute will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. March 31 at Maine Technology Institute in Gardiner and from 9 to 11 a.m. April 1 at the Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. The workshops are free. To register call Linda Adams at 582-4790, ext. 206. Visit www.mainetechnology.org for more information. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome, space permitting.

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