Providence Preservation Society to hold Winter Bash at Bomes THE PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY will hold its 16th annual Winter Bash, themed “Hollywood,” at the recently renovated Bomes Theatre. The event will feature music, entertainment and complimentary refreshments. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
SATURDAY, FEB. 23, 7:30-11:30 P.M. $35/members; $45/general admission; $100/VIP. Bomes Theatre, 1017 Broad St., Providence.INFO AND REGISTRATION: eventbrite.com/e/2019-pps-winter-bash-hollywood-tickets-54314935434#tickets
Connect with professionals A NETWORKING EVENT titled “Cocktails & Connections” will allow business professionals and entrepreneurs to connect with one another. The event will include vendors, cocktails, workshops, entrepreneur questions, raffles and performances.
SUNDAY, FEB. 24, 1-11:30 P.M. $20. Vivix Restaurant & Lounge, 549 Broad St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: (401) 489-5919 or (401) 327-2334
Building biz relationships THE TRI-TOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold its networking group in a forum setting in which business owners and entrepreneurs can build business relationships with one another. Four one-hour group sessions will be held over two days.
MONDAY, FEB. 25, 8 A.M. TO 1 P.M., TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 8:30-9:30 A.M. Free. Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, 280 School St., Mansfield. INFO AND REGISTRATION: tri-townchamber.org/events/details/trex-i-networking-group-02-25-2019-5992
Maximizing membership THE NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber 101 event, titled “Maximize Your Membership,” in which members can learn about the Chamber’s services.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 8-9 A.M. Free. Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402, Lincoln. INFO AND REGISTRATION: web.nrichamber.com/events/Chamber-101-Maximize-Your-Membership-2262019-2030/details
Coaching to be a better leader DAN DOUCETTE, founder and principal of BraveShift, will hold a group coaching session for business leaders on how to re-center your perspective about leadership and the promise of your team in order to make your business into a positive, productive place.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 8-9:30 A.M. Free. Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, 30 Exchange Terrace, Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: providencechamber.com/news/details/compassionate-leaders-make-productive-teams-01-07-2019
Business after hours THE SOUTHCOAST CHAMBER of Commerce and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Charlton College of Business will hold a Business After Hours networking event, which will allow business personnel and professionals to meet and share ideas with one another in a casual setting.
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 5-7 P.M. Free/members; $25/nonmembers. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Charlton College of Business, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth. INFO AND REGISTRATION: members.southcoastchamber.com/events/details/february-2019-business-after-hours-495932
Business roundtable THE NEW ENGLAND Business Association will hold a breakfast roundtable discussion about Rhode Island’s changing business landscape and the latest legislation affecting Rhode Island businesses and individuals. Christina Lewis and Tom Pagliarini from Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP will lead the discussion.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 7:30 A.M. $30/full-service members; $40/members; $60/nonmembers. Citizens Bank, 1 Citizens Plaza, 8th Floor, Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal tips for startups THE CENTER FOR WOMEN & ENTERPRISE will hold a workshop to go over a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Attendees will learn about the different types of entity formations, contract basics, intellectual-property considerations, licenses and regulations.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 9:30-11:30 A.M. Free. Center for Women & Enterprise, 132 George M. Cohan Blvd., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: cweonline.org/About-CWE/News/Article-Detail/ArticleId/1028/Legal-Considerations-for-New-Business-Owners-CWE-RI-Feb-27
Discussing Roe v. Wade WOMEN’S FUND of Rhode Island will host a “Cocktails and Conversations” event highlighting the efforts to codify Roe v. Wade in Rhode Island and erase outdated language in state laws. The event will include a panel discussion. Appetizers will be served with a cash bar.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 6-8 P.M. $20/general admission; $10/students. Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine, 222 Richmond St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: reproductiverights.brownpapertickets.com
SEED workshop SOUTH EASTERN ECONOMIC Development Corp. will hold a workshop to help individuals start or grow their small businesses. Sponsored by Rockland Trust Community Development Corp., it will be held in two sessions – business fundamentals and understanding financial statements.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M. Free. South Eastern Economic Development Corp., 80 Dean St., Taunton. INFO AND REGISTRATION: seedcorp.com/business-assistance/workshops
Life outside your inbox GROUNDWORK! WILL HOLD a workshop on how employees can increase work productivity and decrease the amount of time spent on emails. Margo Brown of Wave Productivity will lead the workshop.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28, NOON TO 1 P.M. Free/members; $5/nonmembers. Groundwork! 1213 Purchase St., New Bedford. INFO AND REGISTRATION: newbedfordcoworking.com
Getting to net-zero RENEW ENERGY INITIATIVE and the Rhode Island Business Climate Leaders will hold a panel discussion about the challenges of getting global greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050. The panel will explore how citizens, professionals and business owners can do their part to meet the challenge.
THURSDAY, FEB. 28, NOON TO 2 P.M. $25. Spumoni’s Restaurant, 1537 Newport Ave., Pawtucket.INFO AND REGISTRATION: eventbrite.com/e/conversation-on-getting-to-net-zero-tickets-56100755871