Thursday

Health Professions Job Fair, noon to 3 p.m. Held at the Greater Portland CareerCenter, 151 Jetport Blvd., Portland. More information is available at mainecareercenter.com or by calling 822-3300. TTY users call Maine Relay 711.

“The Competition,” 7 p.m., documentary presented by Portland Society for Architecture at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland. Admission is $8, $6 for PSA and SPACE members and students with ID. Visit portlandarchitects.org to learn more and go to space538.org/events/competition for tickets.

Friday

“Understanding Maine’s Opiate Crisis,” 7 to 9 a.m., Eggs & Issues discussion with Dr. Steven Kassels, medical director at Community Substance Abuse Centers, and Michael Sauschuck, Portland police chief. Held at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Spring Street, Portland. Tickets are $17 for Portland chamber members and $27 for nonmembers. Register at portlandregion.com/eggs-issues. Walk-ins are welcome.

Monday

“Beauty Transformed,” 6 p.m., with David Konstan of New York University; final lecture in the Global Humanities series, held on the University of New England’s Portland campus. A reception will be held before the program at the UNE art gallery. Lectures are streamed live. For details, visit une.edu/cgh.

Dec. 10

“Our Lakes, Our Future: Preserving Shorefront Value,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., breakfast program presented by Maine Real Estate and Development Association, with guest speakers Gail Rizzo and Maggie Shannon. Held at Portland Regency Hotel, 20 Milk St., Portland. Go to mereda.org for more information and registration.

Income Inequality and Inequality of Opportunity, 7:15 to 9 a.m., Business Breakfast program presented by Thomas College and the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, with Scott Winship, senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Held at Thomas College, Spann Student Commons,180 W. River Road, Waterville. The cost is $17 for members, $19 for late registration and $25 at the door and for nonmembers. Register by email at [email protected] or call 873-3315.

Other

Maine Department of Labor provides free services and workshops to help with job searches and to upgrade skills. Call 623-7981 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to www.maine.gov/labor to learn more.

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