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Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Saturday Sweat Fitcamp
11 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Westerly

YMCA Camp Watchaug Open House
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association 32nd Annual Meeting & Open House
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Hope Valley

Rhode Island Sound
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

Anthony Quinn Film Festival: Celebrating 100 Years of a Screen Legend
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Hopkinton

Pasta Supper Fundraiser
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Carolina

Yard and Bake Sale for Relay for Life
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

Razzle Dazzle - A Musical Revue
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Westerly

Bicycle Rodeo
9 a.m. - Noon Wyoming

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Upcoming small business training programs for R.I.


The following are upcoming small business training events in Rhode Island:

Friday

• How to: Explore Entrepreneurship, from the Center for Women & Enterprise, 132 George M. Cohan Blvd. in Providence. The program runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and is free. To register, visit cweonline.org or call 401-277-0800:

Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you. As part of this workshop, you will:

• Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business.

• Discuss your specific business ideas and needs with a program manager.

• Get an overview of various resources at CWE and elsewhere to help you succeed.

• Hear success stories of women who have worked with CWE and are now thriving in the business world.

How to: Choose Your Legal Entity, from the Center for Women & Enterprise, from 132 George M. Cohan Blvd. in Providence. The program runs from noon to 1 p.m. and is free. To register, visit cweonline.org or call 401-277-0800:

Make it legal — a legal designation can significantly impact the future of your business, so come to:

• Learn the advantages and disadvantages of various business structures (sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporate, nonprofit).

• Better understand your business in the legal sense.

• Be able to ask questions to our legal advisers in order to make this important business decision regarding legal entity.

Saturday

• Social Media and Website Development, from SCORE, at the Providence Public Library, 150 Empire St. in Providence. The program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is free. To register, email pplref@provlib.org and put “Attention: Ann P” in the subject line, or call 401-455-8005 (limited to 25 attendees; preregistration is required).

Wednesday, Nov. 6

• Business Planning — Accelerate Your Business, from the Center for Women & Enterprise, 132 George M. Cohan Blvd. in Providence. The program is on Wednesdays for six weeks, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fee for the six-class series is $495. Partial scholarships may be available. To register, visit cweonline.org or call 401-277-0800.

This fast-paced, six-week course focuses on developing a comprehensive business plan. Students will learn the fundamentals of the entrepreneurial education including:

• Recognizing a real opportunity.

• Understanding the economics of a business model.

• Forecasting cash flows.

• Making the decision to move forward.

• Financing and execution.

Coursework is well-suited for individuals currently operating an early stage business or those planning to start a new business with a high level of business acumen gained through previous entrepreneurial experience, senior level management experience in the corporate sector, or a master’s level degree in business or a related field.



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