TUESDAY

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.

LEGALCORPS AND CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS CONSULTATION: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.

SCORE WORKSHOP: “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business.” southmetro.score.org. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $99. Scott Highlands Middle School, 14011 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley. 952-890-7020.

SCORE WORKSHOP: “Make Marketing Work for You.” minneapolis.score.org. 1-3 p.m. Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Av. N., Plymouth. 952-938-4570.

WEDNESDAY

ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Womenventure.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-224-9540.

TUESDAY, DEC. 4

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.

SCORE WORKSHOP: “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business.” southmetro.score.org. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $99. Scott Highlands Middle School, 14011 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley. 952-890-7020.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

PATENT WORKSHOP: For inventors, entrepreneurs and small business owners. Registration required. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.

SCORE CONSULTATION: Discuss your small business opportunity with a counselor. 3-6 p.m. Free. Maple Grove Library, 8001 N. Main St., Maple Grove. 612-543-6450.