TechMaine Drupal User Group, 6 p.m., Thomas Scolat will discuss implementing HTML subscription-based newsletters using Drupal. Abromson Center, Room 214, University of Southern Maine, Portland. There is no charge, and the program is open to the public. Registration is requested at



Gorham East-West Corridor Feasibility Study, public informational meeting on the results and draft recommendations concerning the corridor west of Portland, 6 to 8 p.m., Gorham Municipal Center Council Chambers, old Shaw Middle School, Ball Park Road, Gorham. For more information, visit or call Carol Morris at 329-6502.



“The Happy, Healthy and Heroic Workforce,” wellness training workshop offered by MMC Lifeline Workplace Wellness Program, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Fees are $50 for Southern Maine Wellness Council members and $75 for others. Contact Tom Downing at 781-1545 for information.

“Renewable Energy in Germany: Linking Your Business to the Supply Chain,” 9 a.m. to noon, with representatives from several German businesses; presented by Maine International Trade Center and held at Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland. Cost is $45 for MITC, MWII and MCA members and $60 for others. Register at or call 541-7400.

“Web Marketing for Nonprofits,” a Lunch and Learn program, noon to 2 p.m., Portland Public Library, Monument Square. Speaker is Linda Faranas, president and founder of Millennium Integrated Marketing, Manchester, N.H. Visit for more information and registration.

Custom Composite Technologies, 10th anniversary open house event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the company headquarters, 15 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, features a special demonstration, networking with state and local professionals, refreshments and a 50-50 raffle drawing to benefit United Way. Call 442-7007 for more information.

Portland Society of Architects Fall Social, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Marvin Design Gallery by Eldredge, 317 Marginal Way, Portland.

“Environment, Labor and U.S. Trade with Asia,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Rockland Public Library. Speaker will be Brewster Grace, retired director of the Quaker United Nations office in Geneva. The program is free and open to all. For more information, visit or call 236-1034.


Thursday and Friday

A Cybercrime Symposium takes place over two days at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, N.H. There will be several leading data security experts at the symposium, which is designed to help the banking community. More information and registration is available at



Veterans Jamboree, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail, North Windham. Several agencies, employers and organizations will be on hand to provide benefit, social services and employment information for veterans. The program is coordinated by The Portland CareerCenter. Respond to Ricky Thornton at 347-3244 or Don Verrill at 347-3252.



Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m. meeting with licensed massage therapist Patti Corscaden of Newcastle, who will discuss dealing with stress, Mobius Center, Business Route 1, Damariscotta. Suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for others. Call 529-5304.


Friday through Sunday

“Island to Island,” Island Institute’s third annual Sustainable Island Living conference featuring Woody Tasch, founder of Slow Money, as keynote speaker on Friday evening. For more information and registration, visit or call Sally Perkins at 594-9209, ext.103.



“Growing Sustainability in Maine: Food, Technology & Green Building,” 7:45 a.m. to noon Nov. 9, Regency Hotel, Milk Street, Portland. Cost is $25 for Maine Businesses for Sustainability members and $45 for others. Visit for more information.