SCORE SEMINAR: “Simple Steps to Start Your Business.” A series of five classes. Ends Nov. 27. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $75. Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2501 W. 84th St., Bloomington. 952-938-4570.
SCORE CONSULTATION: Discuss your small business opportunity with a counselor. 1-4 p.m. Free. Maple Grove Library, 8001 N. Main St., Maple Grove. 612-543-6450.
BASIC BUSINESS STEPS SESSION: A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration will speak. Advance registration required. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
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.
TUESDAY, NOV. 7
SCORE SEMINAR: “The Nuts and Bolts of Business Insurance.” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Century College, 3300 Century Av. N., White Bear Lake. 651-632-8937.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8
PATENT WORKSHOP: For inventors, entrepreneurs and small business owners. Advance registration required. 4:30-6 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLINIC: Drop-in legal advice or scheduled appointments. tinyurl.com/umnlaw. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondale Hall, 229 19th Av. S., Mpls. 612-625-5515.
THURSDAY, NOV. 9
SCORE SEMINAR: “Harness the Power of Mobile Marketing.” 1-3 p.m. Southdale Library, 7001 York Av. S., Edina. 952-948-2833.