“Guerrilla Marketing” is the topic of Five Rivers Arts Alliance’s member meeting featuring artist Karen Dominguez-Brann, 6 p.m. Monday at Frontier Cafe, Cinema and Gallery, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. This presentation is designed for artists and is free to Five Rivers members and $5 for the general public. Reservations are recommended. Call 798-6964 or visit www.fiveriversartsalliance.org

User Groups: Project Leadership Special Interest Group, “Managing the Unpredictable,” with Steve Westcott, Monday. PHP User Group: “IF ELSE WHY FOR and CASE,” with Adam Courtemanche, Tuesday. Information Security User Group: “Identity Management,” with Charles Andres, Wednesday. All meetings are held from 6 to 8 p.m. and are free and open to the public at the TechMaine Technology Center, 506 Main St., Westbrook. For details or to register, visit www.techmaine.com

Note: This meeting has been canceled: U.S. Green Building Council, Maine Chapter, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. No registration and all are welcome. 

“Starting Your Own Business: Everything You Need to Know” 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. There is a nominal charge. For more information or to register, call 772-1147 or visit: www.scoremaine.com

Institute for Civic Leadership’s leadership breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Mariner’s Church Banquet Center, 368 Fore St., Portland. Wendy Wolf, president and CEO of the Maine Health Access Foundation, will speak on “Critical Condition: Can Leadership Save Health Care Reform?” Registration is $20, with scholarships available. Visit www.civicleadership.org or call Shawn at 773-3254, ext. 107. 

Business Breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, “Great Meetings: Six Key Tips for Great Results Every Time,” with author Dee Kelsey. The session will be held at Thomas College, Student Center Atrium, 180 W. River Road, Waterville. The cost is $14 for chamber members in advance and $16 at the door. General admission is $20. Call the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 for registration information. 

“How to Prepare for a Human Rights Investigation,” with Gregg Frame, Esq., who will discuss the process involved, from the filing of a complaint to risk-reduction strategies for employers, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Holiday Inn, Waterville. To attend, call Jane Whitley at 626-4607. 

Job Fair presented by the Maine Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the south wing of the Augusta Civic Center. For more information, call 622-3068. 

A Seasoned Worker Forum takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at York County Community College, 112 College Drive, Wells. The free session will deal with issues facing older workers. For information or reservations, call 646-9282 ext. 205. Space is limited. 

“Municipal Financing Tools,” workshop presented by Mathew Eddy, economic development consultant with Eaton Peabody, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, 624 Newcastle Road, Newcastle. For more information or to register, call 236-1077. 

Strictly Social in the Midcoast Region, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Harraseeket Inn, Main Street, Freeport. To register, call Rita Stoddard at 623-4568, ext. 15. 

Central Maine Community College Education Foundation, third annual dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at Hilton Garden Inn/Auburn Riverwatch. Several special awards will be presented. For more information, call Roger Philippon at 755-5357 or visit www.cmcc.edu/alumni/AnnualDinner.asp

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Atria, One Penny Lane, Kennebunk. 

State Notary Public Education Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Waterville Holiday Inn. A variety of workshops will cover several topics including the new mandatory notary commission renewal exam. The registration fee is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers and includes the luncheon and materials. Visit www.informednotariesofmaine.org or call 846-8959 for more information. 

Project Management Institute, Maine Chapter, presents “Green Project Management” with David Shirley, a leading authority in the field, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Governor’s Restaurant, Route 1, South Portland. To register or for directions and description, visit www.pmimanie.org. Nonmembers are welcome. 

“Buying A Business: How to Estimate Value” 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. There is a nominal charge. For more information or to register, call 772-1147 or visit: www.scoremaine.com

“The Global Great Recession: Causes and Effects” presented by the newly formed World Affairs Council of the Lakes Region, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday at Viola George Auditorium of Alfond Hall, Saint Joseph’s College, Standish. Speakers are Geoff Gattis, executive vice president and chief credit officer of Bath Savings Institution, and Christopher Bond, Saint Joseph’s accounting professor who is also a certified public accountant and member of the bar. The program will also include a video program on “The Global Credit Crisis.” The event is free and open to the public. Discussion and light refreshments will follow the speakers. For more information, call 893-7723. 

Association of Consulting Expertise, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. “Thoughtleading: The Art of Separating Yourself From the Competitive Pack,” presented by Ken Lizotte of Emerson Consulting Group. Advance registration is required. Nonmembers and guests are welcome. Call 839-6535 or visit www.consultmaine.com. The $22 fee includes breakfast and monthly meeting. 

Advance health care directives assistance is being offered on a walk-in basis from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The McTeague Higbee law firm will offer free assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Allow 15 to 30 minutes to meet with a legal professional. The office is at Four Union Park, Topsham. For details, call 725-5581. 

Administrative Professionals Day, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21 at The Cumberland Club, 116 High St., Portland. The cost is $30 and reservations are due by Tuesday. E-mail Kathy at [email protected]


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