“Starting Your Own Business: Plan, Fund, Operate,” 6 to 9 p.m., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. Fee is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit wwwscoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


Homebuyer seminar, 6 to 8 p.m., Prudential Prime Properties, 118 Maine Mall Road, South Portland. Free program with guest speakers from various industry sectors. Contact Rebecca Walker at 773-8600 for more information.

“Navigating Today’s Online Marketing Revolution: How to Develop a Successful Online Strategy,” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Room 133, University of Southern Maine, Bedford Street, Portland. Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development Lunch and Learn program with Becky McKinnell of iBec Creative and Paula Mahony of Words at Work. Program will be held simultaneously in Orono. To register or for information, contact Laurie Johnson at [email protected] or call 774-8111.


“Integrated Marketing: Getting The Whole Picture,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Thomas College, Spann Commons Oak Room, 180 West River Road, Waterville. Business breakfast program with Alexandra Heseltine, owner of Gray Cat Marketing and Design. Cost per person is $14 for Mid-Maine Chamber members in advance, $16 for members at the door and $20 for general admission. Contact Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 or email [email protected] for registration.

“How to Guide: Take Advantage of Industry Secrets to Increase the Value of your Commercial Building,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., Portland. Cost is $50 for Maine Real Estate and Development Association members and $60 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, visit www.mereda.org.

“Where Are the Volunteers and What Do You Say After ‘Hello?’ ” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Room 205, Bedford Street, Portland. Free workshop with Anne Schink, principal of ABS Consulting. Session is offered by Encore Leadership Corps. Contact Patti Foden at 767-5352 or email [email protected] for more information.

“Emerging Perspectives in Design,” 7:30 p.m., Portland Society of Architects Short Movie Night at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. Free for PSA members and $7 for nonmembers. Go to www.space538.org for more information.


York County Eggs and Issues, starting at 7 a.m., York County Community College, Wells. With Mark Ouellette, executive director of Mobilize Maine. Advance registration is requested by calling 216-4344. Cost is $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door.

Maine Association of Payroll Professionals, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., seminar at the Augusta Civic Center. Topics include FLSA compliance, benefits and budgets and auditing for performance and accountability. Cost is $85 and includes lunch. To register by Tuesday, contact [email protected]

“Survival Skills for Nonprofit Organizations,” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., offered by University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s Nonprofit Certificate Management program, Route 3, Belfast. Cost is $150. To register, contact Nancy Boyington at 338-8002 or [email protected] Continental breakfast, lunch and workshop materials are included.


Central Maine Community College is offering several workshops this semester, including grant writing, professional bartending and supervising people. Fees vary. For more information or to register, contact Central Maine Community College Corporate & Community Services department at 207-755-5280 or 800-891-2002, opt. 7, email [email protected] or visit www.cmcc.edu/training.