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Classes and workshops

The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following free workshops. Information: (859) 257-7666 or visit www.ksbdc.org.

■ Speed Networking for Entrepreneurs, 8-9:30 a.m. April 27. Hilary J. Boone Center, 510 Rose St.

■ FAQs of Starting a Small Business. 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6. Boyle County Chamber of Commerce, 304 S. 4th St., Danville.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following classes at their Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way. Information: (859) 246-6666. www.bluegrasskctcs.edu/workforce.

■ Child Care: Infant/Toddler Classroom Issues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 26.

■ HVAC: Heat Loads. 5:30-9:30 p.m. April 28.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 7 p.m. at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Information: (859) 373-1000. www.ckcs.org.

■ Digital Photography. April 27.

■ Microsoft Word. May 4.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following classes at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Limit 8 students per class. $48-$60. Information: (859) 373-1000. www.ckcs.org.

■ Computer Basics. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, April 26-June 7.

■ Beyond Basics. 1-3 p.m. Mondays, April 26-June 7.

■ Microsoft Excel. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, April 26-June 7.

■ Advanced Digital Imaging. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, April 27-June 1.

■ Digital Imaging Independent Work. 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, April 28-June 2.

■ Computer Basics. 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, April 29-June 3.

■ Mac Beyond Basics. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 29-June 3.

■ DVD Movie Maker. 10 a.m.-noon Fridays, April 30-June 4.

■ Mav OS X Basics. 1-3 p.m. Fridays, April 30-June 4.

SCORE-Lexington will hold a workshop on "using e-mail and social media to nurture your contacts into customers." 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6. Awesome Inc., 348 E. Main St. SCORE counselors will be available during and after the workshop. $25 if registered by May 5, $35 at the door. Information: (859) 231-9902. http://www.score-lexington.org.

Meetings

The Blue Grass Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will present a free networking and educational events April 27 at Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse, 180 Lucky Man Way, Harrodsburg. Information: Sherry Gowins, (859) 238-5283 or visit www.iaap-bluegrassky.org.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet May 4 at Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Dr. Networking at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7. Speaker: Derek Roscoe of Idealitet. Free. Information: (859) 201-1311. www.ckic.org cq.

The Lexington Travel Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. May 11 for dinner and discussion at Jim's Seafood, 950 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort. Topic: traveling in the Mediterranean. Information: (859) 277-6900, (859) 275-1606.

The Bluegrass Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 12 at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Reservations due May 3.

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Rd., Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.

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 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org.

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.

Seminars/other

Lexington Business Xchange will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27 at Carrabba's Italian Grill, 1881 Plaudit Pl. $30-$35; includes lunch, networking and contact list. Open to public. Information: www.networkky.com.

The McIntosh-Ditto Wealth Advisory Group of Hilliard Lyons will present a seminar, "Retire Right — Introduction to Retirement and Income Planning," from 10-11:30 a.m. April 28. Free. Information: (859) 514-0156.

Fifth Third Bank will hold a free First-Time Homebuyer Seminar from 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 29 at the Fifth Third Fortune Drive Banking Center, 900 Beasley St. Information: (859) 293-4700.

Applications are available for the 2010-2011 Leadership Lexington Class. Deadline is May 17. Information: www.leadershiplexington.com.

COMPILED BY HEATHER CHAPMAN

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