Job Finders Support Group, sponsored by local job seekers, noon to 2 p.m., Capitol Hill Library, 10723 S.W. Capitol Highway. Call 503-684-3581.
Meeting the Challenge of Social, Political and Economic Leadership, sponsored by National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Inc., Northwest Region, talk by national organization's president Margaret Cooper, 7 p.m., Ramada Inn & Suites, 6221 N.E. 82nd Ave., $45, reservations by 9 a.m. Friday. Call 503-255-6511.
Alliance of Portland Neighborhood Business Associations quarterly meeting, includes questions and answers with U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., 7 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., Portland Convention Center, 300 N.E. Multnomah Ave., $15, reservations by noon Monday. 503-774-2832.
Improve public speaking, sponsored by Portland Toastmasters, 6:15 p.m., Rose & Raindrop Restaurant, Green Room (new location), 532 S.E. Grand Ave. Call 503-285-4805.
RMLS Data Via Your Cell Phone, sponsored by Independent Real Estate Brokers Association, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 15865 S.W. Sequoia Parkway, Tigard. Call 503-723-9330.
Trade show, sponsored by Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Benson Hotel, 309 S.W. Broadway, $400 for exhibitors, reserve space by end of day Friday; free to attendees, reservation requested by Monday. Call 503-222-0280.
Tips for public speaking, sponsored by Servetus East Toastmasters, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Old Town Hall, 3704 N. Interstate Ave. Call 503-284-0686.
Better communication and public speaking, sponsored by Toastmasters, 6:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m., Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Neurological Sciences Center, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave. Call 503-221-1581.
Legislative Session Update: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 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. Call 503-644-0123.
What Agents Look for in a Literary Work, sponsored by Northwest Association of Book Publishers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairfield Inn, 6100 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego. Call 503-534-1200.
Profile and Development of the Potential Markets in Mexico: Let's Do Business With Them, sponsored by Portland State University, noon to 1 p.m., Smith Memorial Student Union, Multicultural Center, Room 228, 1825 S.W. Broadway. Call 503-725-5859.
Changing Models for Finding Good People, sponsored by Portland Metropolitan Small Business Alliance, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., business meeting at 7:30 a.m., Portland Business Alliance, 221 N.W. Second Ave., third floor. Call 503-224-8684.