Classes and workshops
The Central Kentucky Computer Society Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members but are open to the public. Information: (859) 373-1000 or CKCS.org.
■ Genealogy, 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Oct. 20.
■ Lexington Dot Net Users Group, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Oct. 20.
■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Oct. 22.
■ Aperture for Macintosh, Oct. 19. Classes meet for one 2-hour session a week for 6 weeks, with a limit of 8 students per class. Information: CKCS.org.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Membership is $40. Information: CKIC.org or (859) 201-1311.
Community Ventures Corp., 1450 North Broadway, offers the following classes. Registration: (859) 231-0054 or CVCKY.org
■ QuickBooks Training. 6-8:30 p.m. October 13. $30.
■ Financial Fitness. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. October 22. Free.
■ Business Planning and Feasibility Workshop, 6-8:30 p.m. November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2011 (must attend all 4 sessions). $25.
Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community and Technical College offers continuing education training at the Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington. Registration and information: (859) 246-6666 or Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Fundamentals of Equine Nutrition, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 12-Dec. 7. Kentucky Horseshoeing School, 3612 Lexington Road, Richmond.
■ Master Electrician Update Training, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 19.
Bluegrass Small Business Development Center Training Events. Go to KSBDC.org to register in advance 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. $20.
■ Business Plans — The Small Business GPS 2-4 p.m. Oct. 20. Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown. $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. $20.
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 speakers, recorded TED Talks, and networking sessions. Information and tickets: Tedxlex.com.
Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Living presents free real estate seminars for new and seasoned Realtors at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220. Registration: (859) 543-8253.
Candidate Forum hosted by Women Republicans of Central Kentucky, 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. Mail checks to 4101 Tates Creek Center Drive, Suite 150 PMB No. 232, Lexington, KY, 40517, or pay at the door. Information: Reservations: (859) 608-5069 or email LexingtonKFRW@gmail.com.
Social, Mobile, Local — Technology for Small Business Success. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25. Hyatt Regency Lexington, 401 West High Street. $49 before Oct. 15; $69 after Oct. 15. Includes lunch. Registration: Somololex.eventbrite.com.
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. $18. Checks should be mailed by Wednesday to Anna Mack, 112 Hamilton Park, Lexington, Ky. 40504. Information: (859) 252-4353.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter dinner meeting will be 6:15-7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at DeSha's, 101 North Broadway. Networking begins at 5:15 p.m. Topic: Networking — The Next Generation. Presenter: Connie L. Fryman. Information: PMIbluegrass.org.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. (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. Advance registration required; go to Womenleadingky.com, or mail check to Women Leading Kentucky, P.O. Box 961, Lexington, Ky. 40588.
GFWC/KFWC Lexington Woman's Club Board meeting will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Clothing Center.
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: 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 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 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.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo