Thursday, Oct. 24
Toastmasters Club of Beverly Meeting, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. The Toastmasters Club of Beverly will meet. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.
Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Century House Restaurant., 235 Andover St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors this event for attendees to sample the menu of a member restaurant and meet with other chamber members. Come prepared to share a 60-second elevator pitch. $17 PACC members, $30 nonmembers. Advance reservations required at www.peabodychamber.com.
BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Oct. 25
North Shore Business Forum: Steve Lomasney, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Former Red Sox catcher Steve Lomasney will speak about his journey from playing professional baseball to becoming a business owner. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 9:30 a.m., Cygnet Confections, 139 Lynnfield St., Newhall Crossing, Peabody. Join the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Ted Bettencourt for the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Cygnet Confections, a baked goods shop. Free admission, pre-registration required at peabodychamber.com.
Monday, Oct. 28
Jewish Business Networking Event, 7:30 p.m., Chabad of Peabody, 83 Pine St., Unit E, Peabody. The Greater Peabody Jewish Business & Professional Network hosts an event with Jordan Rich, a radio host, motivational speaker, writer and actor. Fun evening with a discussion about media, talk radio, the art of listening and more. $20 at the door. Reserve a spot at www.JBNPeabody.com, or https://www.facebook.com/events/232315900260959.
Tuesday, Oct. 29
Organization Plus Coffee Connection, 8 to 9 a.m., Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107K, Beverly. Join the Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Nancy Black of Organization Plus for a coffee connection. Learn how being organized can help one’s business. Reserve a spot at email@example.com or 978-232-9559. Visit www.beverlychamber.com for details.