Sunday and Monday

The University of Maine System board of trustees will meet at the University of Maine at Farmington. Items to be considered are the review of the annual financial report, a proposed new doctoral program in communications at UMaine, a resolution to endorse international student recruitment efforts and other items. View the agenda at


Job Fair, 9 a.m. to noon, with several participating employers, at 17 Eastward Lane, Ellsworth. All job seekers are welcome. For more information, call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or visit the CareerCenter website, All services are free.

“Thinking Wrong, Doing Right,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with John Bielenberg of Belfast, a designer and founder of Project M, who will challenge learned behaviors that inhibit creative exploration in business. Held at Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Monument Square, Portland. The cost is $15 for Maine Center for Creativity members and students with ID and $35 for nonmembers. USM students may attend free.


“Bridges As Art,” 8 to 10 a.m., breakfast program with Linda Figg, president/CEO and director of Bridge Art for FIGG. Sponsored by the Northern New England Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services and the Maine Chapter of Women in Transportation. The program will be held at the Community Center, 120 Rodgers Road, Kittery. The cost is $25 for SMPS and WTS members and $30 for nonmembers. The cost is $20 for students or government employees. Registration is available at

Leading Women’s Luncheon, starting at 11:30 a.m., with guest speaker Shannon Haines of the Maine Film Center. O’Brien’s Restaurant, Best Western Plus, 375 Main St., Waterville. Men also are welcome to attend. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for others. Registration is required and includes a luncheon buffet. Space is limited. Register by emailing Amy at [email protected] or call 873-3315.

“Writing the Narrative for Your Business Plan,” 6 to 9 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Homebuying seminar, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with Diane Wyman from RE/MAX Realty One. Held at York Harbor Inn, 480 York St., York Harbor. Contact Diane Wyman at 752-3236 or diane [email protected]


GrowSmart Maine, 1 to 5 p.m., 10th anniversary annual meeting at the Atrium at Bates Mill in Lewiston. Orono Town Planner and former Maine State Planning Office Director Evan Richert will present a retrospective on the past 10 years and there will also be exhibits and a panel discussion. Register at Annual_meeting2013.


“Modernization of Maine’s Mining Rules and Development,” 7:15 a.m., with networking breakfast, annual meeting with election of board of directors and officers and the mining panel discussion. University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland. For more information, visit or call Jeff Marks at 956-1970.

Managing an Aging Workforce, 7:15 a.m., a USM Corporate Partners’ breakfast, with John Dorrer, an economist and expert on managing older employees. Held at University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library’s University Events Room, Portland. The breakfast is free and open to the public with advanced registration. For more information, contact Betsy Uhuad at [email protected] or call 780-4714.

“The Economics of Aging in Maine” immediately follows the breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The daylong conference is presented by MemoryWorks and features several sessions and 14 experts. It takes place at University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland. The cost is $45 and includes a box lunch. For details, contact Kenneth Capron at [email protected] or call 797-7891.

Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, annual meeting at 3 p.m. followed by a reception and dinner at 5 p.m. The guest speaker is David Drozd, former director of the Navy’s BRAC Program Management Office East. Held at Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St., Freeport. For reservations, call Kathy Paradis at 798-6512. Tickets are $50.

Day One 40th annual celebration, 5:30 p.m., with special guest, former Boston Red Sox player and manager Butch Hobson. Held at the Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased at or

“The Portland Public Library Renovation Project: Transforming a Traditional Institution Into a Major Community Asset,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., presented by the Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute with speaker Scott Simons, president of Scott Simons Architects. The event will be held at the Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth, and the cost is $10. Nonmembers are welcome. For more information, go to


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