PUBLIC AFFAIRS CHAMBER SERIES: Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak. Presented by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $20-$30. University Club of St. Paul, 420 Summit Av., St. Paul. 651-223-5000.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: “Discover Your Sales Personality.” Presented by Women in Networking. mnwin.org. 9-10:30 a.m. $34-$59. Downtowner Woodfire Grill, 253 W. 7th St., St. Paul.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: “What Do You Stand for in Your Business?” breakfastnetworkingoct.eventbrite.com. 7:30-9 a.m. $15-$25. Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove St., Mpls.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING BREAKFAST: Presented by the Ann Bancroft Foundation. tinyurl.com/ybn9cnpo. 7:30-9 a.m. $25-$32. CHS Field, 360 N. Broadway St., St. Paul.
TOASTMASTERS MEETING: 4701.toastmastersclubs.org. 7-8 a.m. Free. Supervalu, 7075 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie. 612-419-2319.
TUESDAY, OCT. 17
RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE CONFERENCE: recycleminnesota.org. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $260-$310. Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive, Brooklyn Park.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18
MINNESOTA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE WOMEN LUNCHEON: “Connecting the Physical Workspace and Employee Engagement.” mncrew.org. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. $45-$75. Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Av. S., Mpls.