Wednesday

Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the first hour dedicated to veterans, service members and their families at the third annual Hiring Maine’s Heroes job fair. The event is open to the public at 11 a.m. Held at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick.

“Tourism Going Green: The Growth and Importance of Global Ecotourism,” noon to 1 p.m., with Martha Honey of the Center for Responsible Travel. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine and held at CIEE, 300 Fore St., second floor, Portland. Bring lunch. Free for members; a $10 donation is suggested from nonmembers. For more information visit wacmaine.org or call 780-4337.

“Now What? A Blueprint for Maine’s Path Forward,” 6 to 7:30 p.m. with Matthew Gagnon, CEO of The Maine Heritage Policy Center. Held at Sea Dog Brewing Co. Banquet Center, 26 Front St., Bangor. The cost is $20 for MHPC members and $25 for nonmembers. Go to mainepolicy.org for details.

Mid Coast Edge, 5 p.m., Wii bowling tournament and networking with the young professionals group of Southern Midcoast Chamber of Commerce at Frontier Café, Fort Andross, Brunswick. Rescheduled from Nov. 6.

Thursday

“Make Your Deal Work: Avoid Environmental Pitfalls and Delays,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., MEREDA breakfast program at DoubleTree by Hilton in South Portland. Tickets are $55 for MEREDA members and $65 for nonmembers. For details and to register, visit www.mereda.org.

Slow Money Maine, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., fifth annual program featuring food system presenters, discussions, lunch and networking opportunities. Tom Stearns of High Mowing Seeds in Vermont is the keynote speaker: Held at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. To register or to learn more, go to slowmoneymaine.org.

Stream-Smart Road Crossings, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., free workshop about enhanced stream restoration and conservation. Held at Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association, 38 Lake Farm Circle, Jefferson. Open to all. For more information or to register, contact Hildy at 596-2040 or visit knox-lincoln.org/upcoming-events.

Showcase Maine, 4:30 p.m., Finance Authority of Maine’s annual meeting and awards with reception, exhibits, dinner and presentations. Bull Moose Music founder Brett Wickard will give the keynote speech. Award recipients include St. Croix Tissue Inc., Harold Alfond College Challenge, Camden National Bank and the Hon. Brian Langley of Hancock County. The event is held at Holiday Inn By The Bay. Spring Street, Portland. To learn more, go to famemaine.com.

“Shifts Happen: How Climate Change Affects Fish and Fisheries,” 7 to 8 p.m., last in the Sea State series with Janet Nye, from Stony Brook University. Free and held at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free parking is available. Seating is limited. To register or for details, email Sarah Longley at [email protected] or call 228-1699.

Thursday through Saturday

Juice 4.0 Conference, with several events including keynote speakers, Edith and Bennett, Casey Gerald and Gino Bona, break-out sessions, music, parties and networking to support the creative economy. Presented by Midcoast Magnet and held at The Strand Theatre and various locations in Rockland. Visit juiceconference.org for details and registration.

Friday

Leading Women’s Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce program with Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho. Held at O’Brien’s Event Center, Best Western Plus, 375 Main St., Waterville. Registration is $25 general admission at the door and includes a luncheon buffet. Men and women are welcome, but space is limited and preregistration is preferred. Call 873-3315 or visit midmainechamber.com for more information and registration.

Saturday

Cooperative Farm Design Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., workshop exploring options for farms and farmers to cooperate with land access and sharing tools, labor and responsibilities to increase markets. Held at MOFGA Fairgrounds, Crosby Brook Road, Unity. Fees are $20 to $30 on a sliding scale with barter or work-trades accepted, with lunch included.

Register at cooperativefermentation.org/cooperative-farm-design-day.

Coming up

Planning Day, 8:20 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20, Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments 27th annual event for municipal officials with several workshops covering development, planning and community projects. Held at Hilton Garden Inn, Great Falls Plaza, Auburn. Registration is requested by Nov. 13. Contact Lisa Bonney at [email protected]

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