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TODAY

Job finders support group, noon to 1 p.m., Capitol Hill Library, 10723 S.W. Capitol Highway. Call 503-684-3581.

Regulatory Improvement Workplan: Code & Process for 2003-04, sponsored by City of Portland, brown bag session, noon to 1:30 p.m., 1900 S.W. Fourth Ave., second floor, Conference Room 2500-1. Call 503-823-7822.

SATURDAY

Introduction to AppleScript, sponsored by Portland MacIntosh Users Group, class teaches Mac program that automates complex, repetitive tasks, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Galleria, Room 315, 921 S.W. Morrison St., $60 members, $102 nonmembers, please pay by check. Call 503-224-4289.

TUESDAY

Legal Updates & Open Forum, sponsored by Independent Real Estate Brokers Association, 8:30 a.m., Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 15685 S.W. Sequoia Place, Tigard, $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Call 503-723-9330.

Business of High Technology: 10 Deadly Sins of Strategic Marketing, sponsored by OHSU's OGI School of Science & Engineering, 7 p.m., OGI School of Science & Engineering, OHSU West Campus, Wilson Clark Center dining room, 20000 N.W. Walker Road, Hillsboro, limited space. Call 503-748-1219.

WEDNESDAY

Better public speaking and communication, sponsored by Oregon Trail Toastmasters, 6:45 a.m. to 8 a.m., Legacy Good Samaritan Neurological Sciences Center, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave. Call 503-221-1581.

Dynamic Duo Coaching Demo, sponsored by Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Kingstad Center, 15450 S.W. Millikan Way, Beaverton, $5 nonmembers, $1 for coffee. Call 503-644-0123.

Background Checks and & Pre-Employment Testing, sponsored by IEC Group, 7:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Greenwood Inn, 10700 S.W. Allen Blvd., Beaverton, $30. Call 503-626-7527.

Business Plan Development Seminar, sponsored by Oregon Entrepreneurial Forum, 4 p.m., PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1300 S.W. Fifth Ave., $30 members, $85 nonmembers. Call 503-222-2270.

THURSDAY

Job fair, sponsored by North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and Oregon Employment Department, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oregon Institute of Technology Conference Center, 7726 S.E. Harmony Road. Call 503-654-7777.

CEO Connection: Getting to #1, sponsored by Portland Business Alliance, event is exclusively for chief executive officers, presidents, partners and principals, 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., PBA Chinatown office, 221 N.W. Second Ave., Suite 300, $20 PBA and Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs members, $30 nonmembers. Call 503-224-8684.

Marketing to Different Cultures, sponsored by Association of Home Businesses, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., SMILE Station, 8210 S.E. 13th Ave., $10. Call 503-681-8991.

LEGO Robotics as a Path to an Engineering Career: For Parents and Kids, sponsored by OHSU's OGI School of Science & Engineering, 7 p.m., OGI School of Science & Engineering, OHSU West Campus, Administration/Library Building, Room AB 401, 20000 N.W. Walker Road, Hillsboro, limited space. Call 503-748-1219.

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