Classes and workshops
A workshop for adults interested in attending college will be 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Small Ballroom of the University of Kentucky Student Center. Graduate and undergraduate opportunities will be addressed, as well as information about adult student services, financial aid, academic advising and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Registration/information: (859) 257-3802 or 1-866-900-4685, or visit Uky.edu/adultSS/contact.htm. Free.
The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following training events at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Information/registration: (859) 257-7666 or www.ksbdc.org.
■ Writing and Using Media Releases, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 26, $20.
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■ FAQs of Starting a Business, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28, free.
■ Website Optimization, Part 1, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 4, $20.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Information: (859) 373-1000 or www.ckcs.org.
■ Database FoxPro, Oct. 25.
■ Digital Photography, Oct. 26. Speaker: Guy Mendes, photographer.
■ UnixLinux, Oct. 28.
■ Microsoft Word, Nov. 2
■ Dr. Fix-It, Nov. 6
The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet at 11:30 am. Oct. 28 at Desha's Restaurant, 101 North Broadway. Topic: Communication Planning for Project Management. Presenter: Michael Galbraith, Lochner. Information: Pmibluegrass.org
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: David Boggs, CEO of OWL/Lexington Manufacturing Center. Free.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women will meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate, Newtown Pike. Information, bgaiw.org or contact Linda Shearer at (859) 977-3776.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sanders ville Road, Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.
The Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets Thursdays at noon at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec Building, 150 East High Street. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: (859) 277-2058.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets from 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Rd. Information: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St. Information:(859) 266-6969.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd.
Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. Free admission. $8 for lunch. No registration required. Information: (859) 389-8100.
International Altrusa of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or www.altrusalexky.com.
The Bluegrass Division of Toastmasters will present astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave and the 2005 World Champion of Public Speaking Lance Miller at an open house from 5-10 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Cost: $20-$55. Information: Tmblastoff.eventbrite.com or BluegrassDivisionToastmasters.org or call (859) 266-2644.
The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics will present H.I.P (Honesty, Integrity, and Professionalism in Accountancy) Oct. 28-29 on UK's campus. The conference is open to all junior, senior, graduate and MBA students. Free, but registration is required. Call Carrie Hays at (859) 257-1251.
The 2010 United Nations Day Program will be held at noon Oct. 30 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. Bill Miller, moderator of Global Connections Television will discuss "United Nations Millennium Development Goals: On Track or Off the Rails?" Registration deadline is Oct. 27. Cost: $25, includes lunch. Information: (502) 223-0512.
The PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Project Management Professional Development Conference will be 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Topics: Emotional intelligence, mastering negotiation, teams' social network structures, WEG projects, UK hospital construction project and Rupp Arena mobile ordering project. PMP members will earn 7 PDUs. Cost: $150-200. Register through Oct. 31 at www.pmibluegrass.org.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo