“How to Attract, Motivate and Retain the Ideal Volunteer,” 5 to 7 p.m., with Lisa Whited of Whited Planning and Design and Sara Page of Send Out Cards. United Way of Greater Portland, One Canal Plaza, third floor, Portland. Free with reservations recommended. Email Lisa Whited, [email protected], to sign up.

“Promoting Democracy Abroad: History and Current Roles in the Context of the Arab Awakening,” 5:15 p.m., World Affairs Council of Maine presentation with Lorne Craner and Kenneth Wollack. University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, room 133, Portland. Suggested donation is $10 at the door. For details visit or call 221-4386.


PubHub, 6 to 8 p.m., networking event with guest speaker Betsy Biemann, president of Maine Technology Institute. Casco Bay Technology Hub, 30 Danforth St., Portland. Free. Pre-registration required at

“The Myth of Endless Growth: Exposing Capitalism’s Insustainability,” noon to 1 p.m., with William Strauss, Ph.D. Part of World Affairs Council of Maine’s Global Connections Lunchtime Series held at CIEE, 300 Fore St., first floor, Portland. Bring your lunch. Free, donations accepted. For more information visit or call 221-4386.


Eggs & Issues, 7 a.m., with Selma Botman, president of the University of Southern Maine. Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland. The cost is $17 for chamber members and $27 for nonmembers. To register, visit

Junior Achievement, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 23rd Annual Maine Business Hall of Fame recognition dinner for laureates and new inductees. Marriott Sable Oaks, South Portland. Contact 347-4333.


“How to Market Your Business on Facebook,” 9 to 11:30 a.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35. For more information and reservations, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

“Local Dollars, Local Sense,” 7 p.m. with author Michael Shuman. SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. Free. Contact for details.


Maine Maritime Academy board of trustees, 4 p.m., Holmes Alumni Heritage Room, Harold Alfond Student Center, Castine. Standing committees will meet throughout the day. For details, call Janice Zenter at 326-2256.


“Leadership and Team Building,” 8:30 a.m., Kora Shrine’s annual leadership seminar with guest speakers John Jenkins and Secretary of State Charles Summers Jr. Held at Shrine Temple, Lewiston. Lunch follows the seminar at no cost. Pre-registration required by calling 782-6831.