Classes & workshops
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Oct. 10.
■ Windows 7, Vista and XP, 7 p.m. Oct. 11.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Oct. 13.
■ Macintosh, 7 p.m. Oct. 13.
■ Investments, 10 a.m. Oct. 15.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers classes at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes meet for one 2-hour session each week for 6 weeks providing hands-on instruction with a limit of 8 students per class. For information see www.ckcs.org. To enroll: (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
■ Aperture for Macintosh, Oct. 19
Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College offers the following continuing education training at the Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or visit www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions for additional information.
■ 2011 Plumbing Codes & Regulations Update/OSHA Standards for Industry. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 8.
■ Master Electrician's Update Training, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 19.
■ Fundamentals of Equine Nutrition, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 12-Dec. 7, 6-9 p.m. Kentucky Horseshoeing School, 3612 Lexington Road, Richmond.
Bluegrass Small Business Development Center Training Events. Go to www.ksbdc.org to pre-register or call (859) 257-7666.
■ Basics of Record Keeping and Accounting. 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12. Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Lexington, Fee: $20.
■ Business Plans - The Small Business GPS. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 20. Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown, Fee: $20.
■ Business Ownership Options. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Lexington. $20.
■ Quick Books Lesson 1-4. 9 a.m.-noon. Oct. 28. Sullivan University, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington. Fee: $20.
Kentucky Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Conference. 6 p.m. Oct. 6-7. Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 E. Jefferson St., Louisville. Register today at www.kycommercialre.com. $100, includes up to six hours of continuing education credit, admission to the opening cocktail reception, all course materials and meals.
To register or for more information or contact Lori Hudson at (502) 515-2246 or e-mail her at email@example.com or Anne Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Resource Roundtable. Topic: Branding. 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 11. (Networking from 3-3:30 p.m.) Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Suite 100, Lexington, (859) 254-4447.
Second annual TEDxLex event. Leading technologists, innovators, and musicians come together to share their vision of creativity and ideology. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21, Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. 12-14 live speakers, recorded TED Talks, and networking sessions. For more information and tickets — visit www.tedxlex.com. For more details-www.ted.com/tedx.
Weichert Realtors - Bluegrass Living presents a series of free real estate seminars for new and seasoned realtors each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220. Register: (859) 543-8253.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council: Inventors Conference 2011: Innovation Rising. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4. Central Public Library, 140 East Main St, Lexington. Guest: Motivational speaker and product pitchwoman Forbes Riley. Free parking in the library parking building. Free. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Healthcare Spotlight Series: Pressing Issues on Rural Health. Alan Morgan, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Health Association, speaker. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 5. UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A Auditorium, 1000 South Limestone. Members: $35; Non-members: $45; Students: $10. Register@HealthEnterprisesNetwork.com or (502) 625-0179.
Candidate Forum hosted by Women Republicans of Central Kentucky (WROCK), The Republican Women's Forum, and the Fayette County Republican Women's Club. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 12. Barrel House, 903 Manchester St., Suite 150, Lexington. (Near Rupp Arena. Free parking.) $10 per person. Mail checks to 4101 Tates Creek Center Drive, Suite 150 PMB #232, Lexington, KY, 40517, or pay at the door. For more information: RSVP by either Phone: (859) 608-5069, or E-mail: LexingtonKFRW@gmail.com.
Professional Women's Forum meeting. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Red Mile Clubhouse, Lexington. Cynthia Ellingsen, author of The Whole Package will speak. Reservations to Prowomensforum@aol.com by Friday, Sept. 30.
The Bluegrass Retired Teachers Association meeting. 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Hilton Suites of Lexington Green, Nicholasville Road. Presenter: Joann Atcher, discussing the importance of legislation affecting retired and active teachers. Cost: $18 per person. Checks should be mailed by Wednesday to Anna Mack, 112 Hamilton Park, Lexington, Ky. 40504. Information: (859) 252-4353.
Laureate Epsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting. 1 p.m. Oct. 13. Quail Run Club House, 2140 Fort Harrods Drive, Lexington. Hostess: Dorothy Gera.
Frankfort-Bluegrass ARMA Chapter monthly meeting. 11:30-1 p.m. Oct. 20. Joseph Beth Café, Lexington. Topic: "Privacy Investigations" presented by Catherine Masoud, compliance analyst for UK HealthCare. Lunch for first-time attendees is free; chapter members lunch is $17. Reservations: Contact Roger Hamperian, email@example.com. (859) 425-2071.
Women Leading Kentucky Fall Roundtable luncheon series. "Starting Small, Growing Big Companies." Noon-1:30 p.m. Networking 11:30 a.m.
■ Oct. 20: Evan Morris, partner, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road, Lexington. $35 per event or $100 for all three. Pre-registration required, www.womenleadingky.com, or mail check to Women Leading Kentucky, P.O. Box 961, Lexington, KY 40588.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 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.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road, Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.
Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays 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 South Broadway. Information: (859) 277-2058.
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 South Broadway.
Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.
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.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.
The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge. Information, (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month at The Crowne Plaza-Cambell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.
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