SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING | Dix Hills
Topics covered include the basics of setting up a business, writing a business plan, selling and marketing in today's environment; hourlong sessions available by appointment starting at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.; register, Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., hhhlibrary.org, 631-421-4530.
SSNG BREAKFAST MEETING | Freeport
Biweekly South Shore Networking Group breakfast meetings, all are welcome, not industry-specific, 8 a.m., $15, Imperial Diner, 63 W. Merrick Rd., southshorenetworking.com, 516-867
STOCK INVESTMENT SEMINAR | Plainview
Learn how selling cash-secured puts can be used to generate monthly cash flow and purchase stock at discount, 6:45-9:15 p.m., free, register, Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., meetup.com/listmg, 516-330-9906.
ENTREPRENEURS WORKSHOP | Stony Brook
For entrepreneurs, early phase companies and inventors, presented by the Center for Wireless and Information Technology, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free, register, Research and Development Park, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, cewit.org, 631-632-1368.
LANGONE'S LESSONS FOR LIFE | Garden City
Native Long Islander Kenneth Langone, co-founder of The Home Depot, will give a lecture on lessons for life., 6 p.m., Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., free, events.adelphi.edu/newsevent/langones-common-core-lessons-for-life-kenneth-langone, 516-877-4555.
EDUCATION, CAREER NIGHT | Woodbury
Features guest speakers and networking with FEI and IMA members, financial executives and undergraduate accounting students; includes a cocktail hour, open bar, dinner and drinks, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $80, register, Fox Hollow Country Club, 7725 Jericho Tpke., thefoxhollow.com. $80, 516-328-2300.
RESUME RED FLAGS | New Hyde Park
Learn 10 reasons why a resume gets the cold shoulder, 2-4 p.m., free, register, Hillside Library, 155 Lakeville Rd., hillsidelibrary.info, 516-355-7850.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST | Woodbury
Long Island business professionals welcome, bring plenty of business cards, 7-8:30 a.m. Thursdays, On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Turnpike, 516-921-5041.
SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING | Dix Hills
Presented by SCORE; develop a successful marketing plan and conduct low-cost market research, includes refreshments, 6:45 p.m., free, register, Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., hhhlibrary.org, 631-498-1221.
SPRING SYMPOSIUM | Farmingdale
Two presentations and discussions, "Innovation Economy" and "Infrastructuring the Future," 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $50, register, Roosevelt Hall, Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., reisb.org, 631-632-5748.
ARTIST BOOT CAMP | Dix Hills
Individualized focus on professional and business aspects, goal-setting, creating a business plan, budgets and financial management, improving writing, presentation skills and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, $55, register, Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Rd., artleagueliregistration.org, 631-462-5400, ext. 222.