Business Calendar

TODAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

GETTIN THE MOST OUT OF SCHWAB.COM: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

FRIDAY

COFFEE CLATTER: Redmond Chamber of Commerce meeting; free; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Mazatlan Restaurant, 1302 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-923-7426.

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax.com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

SATURDAY

SMARTPHONE WORKSHOP: Learn about features of your smartphone; free; 8:30-10 a.m.; U.S. Cellular, 3197 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-385-0853.

TUESDAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7:15 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

ORGANIZING WITH OUTLOOK FOR BUSY PEOPLE: Learn to integrate all components of Outlook 2007 via a webinar; registration required; $65; 8:30-10 a.m.; 503-260-8714 or info@simplifynw.com.

OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain the alcohol server permit; registration required; $35; 9 a.m.; Round Table Pizza, 1552 N.E. Third St., Bend; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhourtraining.com.

PHOTO MANAGEMENT TIPS AND TRICKS: Explore how to download digital photos from your camera and send them as email attachments. Learn to manage your photo files, too! Bring your camera and USB cable to class. For ages 50 and older; $52 - $70; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

REDMOND CHAMBER YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK: Free; 5:30 p.m.; Red Dog Depot, 3716 S.W. 21st Place; 541-923-6400.

SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: Free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1037.

WEDNESDAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

BUSINESS SUCCESS PROGRAM: Learn to grow your business; registration recommended; free; 7:30 a.m.; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-382-3221 or www.bendchamber.org/events.

ORGANIZING WITH OUTLOOK FOR BUSY PEOPLE: Learn to integrate all components of Outlook 2010 via a webinar; registration required; $65; 8:30-10 a.m.; 503-260-8714 or info@simplifynw.com.

SUSTAINABILITY BUSINESS GROUP: Jay Coalsonn, the Executive Director of the Zero Waste Alliance, talks about engaging the community to create a zero waste economy; free; 9-10 a.m.; The Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-385-6908, ext. 11 or sweetpea@envirocenter.org.

BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL SERVICES: Registration required; free; 5:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.

THURSDAY

Aug. 9

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

ADVICE AT SCHWAB: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

FRIDAY

Aug. 10

COFFEE CLATTER: Redmond Chamber of Commerce meeting; free; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Juniper Golf Course, 1938 S.W. Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; 541-548-8198.

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax.com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

MONDAY

Aug. 13

FORECLOSURE CLASS: Call 541-318-7506 extension 309 to reserve a seat; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 20310 Empire Ave., Suite A110, Bend; 541-318-7506.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION CLASS: Learn about NeighborImpact’s Housing Center tools and services which can assist individuals struggling to pay their mortgages; free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 20310 Empire Ave., Suite A110, Bend; 541-318-7506, ext. 309, karenb@neighborimpact.org or www.homeownershipcenter.org.

TUESDAY

Aug. 14

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7:15 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; ; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

BEND CHAMBER MEMBER SUCCESS BRIEFING: Registration required; 10 a.m.; Bend Chamber of Commerce, 777 NW Wall St., Ste 200; 541-382-3221 or shelley@bendchamber.org.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Practice computer skills and learn about e-readers; free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

HOME BUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 15

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

MAC HELP: Free, friendly, technical advice for your Mac, iPad or iPhone; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK: $5 for Bend Chamber Young Professionals Network members, $12 for nonmembers; 5 p.m.; Robberson Ford of Bend, 2100 N.E. Third St.; www.bendchamber.org.

HOME BUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.

BUSINESS START-UP WORKSHOP: Registration required, contact 541-383-7290 or http://noncredit.cocc.edu; $15; 6-8 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7700.

THURSDAY

Aug. 16

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; ; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

ETFS EXPLAINED: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

FRIDAY

Aug. 17

TOWN HALL FORUM: Job creation in Central Oregon; registration required; 7:30 a.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; www.bendchamber.org.

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

LEADER LUNCH: Lunch with Bend Chamber leadership for members; reservations required; cost of lunch; noon; Awbrey Glen Golf Club, 2500 N.W. Awbrey Glen Drive, Bend; 541-382-3221.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax.com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Practice computer skills and learn about e-readers; free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

SATURDAY

Aug. 18

OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain the alcohol server permit; registration required; $35; 9 a.m.; Round Table Pizza, 1552 N.E. Third St., Bend; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhourtraining.com.

TECH PETTING ZOO: Take a hands-on look at some of the popular eReader and tablet devices on the market today; free; 1-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

TUESDAY

Aug. 21

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7:15 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

VISIT BEND BOARD MEETING: Open to the public; 8 a.m.; Bend Visitor Center, 750 N.W. Lava Road; 541-382-8048 or valerie@visitbend.com.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Practice computer skills and learn about e-readers; free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

PARTNERS IN CARE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Registration required; 4:30 p.m.; Partners in Care, 755 S.W. Seventh St., Suite C, Redmond; 541-280-4187.

CRR-TERREBONNE NETWORKING SOCIAL: Free; 5:30 p.m.; Desert Meadows Clubhouse, 520 N.E. Shoshone Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2679 or www.crrchamber.com.

SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: Free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1037.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 22

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

STONE LODGE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Registration required; 5 p.m.; Stone Lodge, 1460 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-382-3221 or www.bendchamber.org.

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING CREDIT: Call 541-318-7506 extension 309 to reserve a seat; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-548-2380.

THURSDAY

Aug. 23

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Starts at 7 a.m.; visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SCHWAB.COM: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.