Job Seekers Drop-In, 9:30 to noon every Tuesday at Belfast Free Library. Receive help with a resume, cover letter, interviewing and job-hunting strategies. Free and open to men and women of all ages and backgrounds. For details, call Women, Work and Community at 621-3440 or visit www.womenworkand community.org


Linux User Group meeting, 6 p.m., “Electronics Hardware Hacking,” at Fluid Imaging, 65 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth. The program is free and open to the public. For details or to register, visit www.techmaine.com/lug


PROPEL, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., after-hours networking at Local Sprouts Cafe, 649 Congress St., Portland. 


“Innovative Market Analysis for Downtowns,” 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 10 with guest speaker Todd Barman from the National Trust Main Street Center; held at Augusta City Center, 16 Cony St., Augusta. Advance registration is required and the cost is $35 or $25 for Main Street Maine communities, Maine Downtown Network communities, and Maine Development Foundation members. Register at www.mdf.org or call Maine Development Foundation at 626-3121. 

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 13, 15, 20 and 22, at Gardiner High School. The course is an approved HoMEworks course. Pre-registration is required and there is a $30 per person or $50 per couple or co-buyer nonrefundable fee. Register by Sept. 6. To register and for more information, call Coastal Enterprises Inc. at 882-7552, ext. 177. 

Legal Implications of Worker Misclassification, statewide forums will be held during the fall to assist Maine businesses and workers with the independent contractor hiring laws. All sessions are at 5 p.m. The schedule is: Sept. 21 at the Machias CareerCenter; Oct. 5 at the Rockland CareerCenter; Oct. 19 in Biddeford at a location to be announced and Nov. 16 at the Augusta CareerCenter. For more information or to report tips anonymously, visit the worker misclassification website at www.maine.gov/labor/misclass.