SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: One-on-one counseling presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration, LegalCORPS and SCORE. 4-6 p.m. Free. Southdale Library, 7001 York Av. S., Edina.
LEGALCORPS CONSULTATION: Legal advice from volunteer attorneys. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your small-business idea for one-on-one confidential counseling. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
VETERANS SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP: "Boots to Business Reboot." A two-session workshop ending May 20. boots2business.org/reboot. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Metropolitan State University, 700 E. 7th St., St. Paul.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
WOMEN IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LUNCHEON: Spencer Levy from CBRE will speak. mncrew.org. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. $45-$75. Millennium Hotel, 1313 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.
INDIE BUSINESS AWARDS: Presented by Metro Independent Business Alliance. 6-9 p.m. $40-$60. The Blaisdell, 2322 Blaisdell Av. S., Mpls. 651-387-0738.
INTRODUCTION TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. U.S. Small Business Administration, 330 2nd Av. S., Suite 430, Mpls. 612-259-6583.
THURSDAY, MAY 19
SCORE CONSULTATION: Discuss your small business opportunity with a counselor. 2-5 p.m. Free. Rum River Library, 4201 6th Av., Anoka.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Learn the basics for starting a business. Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Noon-1 p.m. Free. James J. Hill Center, 80 W. 4th St., St. Paul. 612-370-2324.
BUSINESS OWNER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING: Advance registration required. the-meridian-group.com. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Staybridge Suites, 5150 American Blvd. W., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.
SCORE SEMINAR: "Succession Planning." A two-session series ending May 26. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $95. Minnesota State University Mankato at Edina, 7700 France Av. S., Edina. 952-938-4570