“Funding Sources for Your Business,” 2 to 5 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. To learn more and register go to www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., monthly networking event, at GRACE, 15 Chestnut St., Portland.

“Threat of Open Pit Mining in Maine,” 6:30 p.m., with Natural Resources Council of Maine staff scientist Nick Bennett. Held at Marine Environmental Research Institute, 55 Main St., Blue Hill. The event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. Call Todd Martin at 430-0115 for details.


Business Ethics Workshop, noon to 1 p.m., hosted by the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club with guest speaker, attorney Rebecca Webber. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. The buffet lunch is $10 per person and registration is not required.

Portland Society of Architects, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. fall social at Environments at Work, 30 Danforth St., Portland.

Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District, 6:30 p.m., annual awards banquet with guest speaker Tony Jadczak, Maine state apiarist. Community Hall, Upper East Pond Road, Nobleboro. The $15 registration fee includes all events as well as a doorprize ticket. Register at http://www.knox-lincoln.org or call at 596-2040.


Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m., meeting with speaker Erika Pfander, co-founder of the Chamber Theatre of Maine. Held at the American Legion Hall, Star Street, Thomaston. Suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for guests. For more information, visit www.mainemediawomen.org or call Genie Dailey at 549-5518.

Coming Up

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 6, 8, 13 and 15, at Morse High School, Bath. The course is approved and the cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Preregistration is required by Tuesday and space is limited. Register at www.ceimaine.org or call Coastal Enterprises Inc. at 882-5177.

“ABCs of Accounting for Small Businesses,” 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and 12, at Central Maine Community College. Auburn. The cost is $119 and includes materials. For more information or to register, call the Corporate and Community Services Department at 755-5280 or visit www.cmcc.edu/training. Other courses are offered regularly.


The Academy of Medical Professions has announced additional locations for its adult education courses at Scarborough Adult Learning Center and Westbrook Adult Education. National certification programs include medical office specialist, billing and coding, pharmacy technician and transcription. There is also an environmental federal certification in renovation, repair and painting and renewal certifications. Job-specific training is available at the centers through live classes and webinars or online classes. Visit www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com or call 721-0714 for more information.