INTRODUCTION TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. U.S. Small Business Administration, 330 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-259-6583.
BUSINESS OWNER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING: Registration required. the-meridian-group.com. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Staybridge Suites, 5150 American Blvd. W., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.
BUSINESS STEPS: Presented by SCORE and the U.S. Small Business Administration. tinyurl.com/mnsba2017. Noon-1 p.m. Free. U.S. Small Business Administration, 330 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-370-2321.
MONDAY, JULY 24
SCORE WORKSHOP: "Success Plan Crash Course." stpaul.score.org. 9 a.m.-noon. $25. Olsen Thielen & Co., 2675 Long Lake Road, Roseville. 651-632-8937.
TUESDAY, JULY 25
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.
BUILDING BUSINESS LISTS: Part of "Database Deep Dive." tinyurl.com/jjhilljuly. 9-10 a.m. Free. James J. Hill Center, 80 W. 4th St., St. Paul.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
VETERANS SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP: "Boots to Business Reboot: Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business." tinyurl.com/b2bjuly. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Minnesota Bankers Association, 8050 Washington Av. S., Eden Prairie. 612-370-2324.