“Business After Hours” networking event of DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Havana South, 44 Wharf St., Portland. Appetizers, cash bar, media table. No registration needed. For more details, go to

“Biodiversity Conservation in Kenya,” with speaker Dr. Helida Oyieke, director of Research and Collection at the National Museums of Kenya and visiting professor at UNE, noon to 1 p.m. 300 Fore St., second floor, Portland. Presented by World Affairs Council of Maine. Free, donations accepted. For info, go to or call 221-4386.


“Search Goes Social: Using Social Media to Gain Visibility in Search Engines,” a talk by Kasi Gajtkowski of PowerPay on the evolution of traditional search engines, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Portland Public Library, Portland. Lunch included. Sponsored by Maine Marketing Association. Cost: $20 for non-members, $10 for members and $5 for students. To register, go to

Mid Coast Hospital Healthcare Career Day for high school, postgraduate students and people who are interested in changing careers, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Cafe Conference Rooms at 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick. Professionals from a variety of career fields involving medicine will attend and answer questions. Registration is required by calling 373-6015, or email [email protected]

York County Regional Job Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nasson Community Center, 457 Main St., Springvale. Sponsored by the Sanford-Springvale Chamber of Commerce, the Maine Military & Community Network and Goodwill Workforce Solutions. Free and open to the public. For more details, call 324-5460 or go to


“Business Start-Up Basics,” a Portland SCORE free introductory workshop focusing on testing business ideas and identifying key factors that influence start-up success, 2 to 5 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St.,Second Floor, East Tower, Portland. Attendees must register in advance at or by calling 772-1147 weekday mornings.


“Summit on Citizen Diplomacy: Mainers Engaged in Health Care Development Abroad,” keynote speaker Mary Jean Eisenhower. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine and the University of New England. Registration required. For more details or to register go to or call 221-4386.


Freud’s Workshop-on-wheels, a state-of-the-art mobile workshop, will be at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 200 Gorham Road, South Portland, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. offering a free cutting and shaping demonstration of new woodworking tools and accessories. For more information, call Rockler Woodworking and Hardware at 761-4402.

A Maine Media Women talk on protecting artistic work and intellectual property, presented by Chelsea Fournier, a senior associate with the law firm Furman Gregory Deptula of Biddeford, 10 a.m., Rockland Congregational Church 180 Limerock St., Rockland. Coffee and networking precede the talk at 9:15 a.m. Suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for all others. For more details, call 563-8377 or go to