“Starting Your Own Business: Everything You Need to Know” 6 to 9 p.m. at 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.


Entreverge Awards, with food, drink and live music by the Jason Spooner Trio, 5:30 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. The cost is $10 for members, including chamber members, and $15 for nonmembers. Call 772-2811 for more information.


Watering Can Awards, sponsored by Maine Initiatives, 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial St., Belfast. The honorees are The Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast, the people of Montville and Marilyn Moss Rockefeller. Call 622-6294 for reservations or more information. 

“Healthcare Reform: What It Means for You,” 6 p.m. at Ameriprise Financial, 707 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland. Hosted by Ameriprise Financial and Joel Allumbaugh of National Worksite Benefit Group Inc. Call 772-1894 for information or reservations.


Association for Consulting Expertise, annual meeting, election of officers and board members, and strategic plans report, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Networking and breakfast are included and nonmembers and guests are welcome. The cost is $22 and advance registration is required. Visit www.consultexpertise.com or call 839-6535 for details.

June 24

Maine Real Estate and Development Association Breakfast Seminar, 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., Portland. Robert Gerber, P.E., of Sebago Technics Inc., will discuss FEMA’s Coastal Flood Zones. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers prior to June 18; add $10 more per person after June 18. For details and to register, visit www.mereda.org.