Saturday, Nov. 10
“Fact or Fiction: Estate Planning Demystified,” 10 a.m. to noon, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107K, Beverly. Learn how advance planning can help protect assets for the future. Attorney Julie Low will explain estate-planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, living trusts, health care proxies, and Durable Power of Attorney. Free, but registration required at www.lawofficeofjulielow.com or 978-922-8800.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Creative Economy Association of the North Shore, Breakfast Meeting, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem. Matthew Wilson, director of MASSCreative, will discuss plans to bring more resources and attention to the creative community and arts education in Massachusetts. Jay Finney, deputy director for marketing communications and new media at Peabody Essex Museum, will provide a brief overview of the museum’s multimillion-dollar expansion. Paula Richter, curator for exhibitions and research at PEM, will offer a brief overview of the exhibit “Hats: An Anthology” by Stephen Jones. Free. Registration required by contacting Elizabeth Gianino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-921-4242, ext. 1121.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Million Dollar Women Symposium, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Eighth annual event features a panel of women who have worked their way up through the ranks to become leaders of their companies. Featured speakers: Karen Andreas of The Salem News, Karen Bressler of AGAR Supply Co., Julie Livingston of Marblehead Bank, Linda Moulton of Ceralta Technologies, Mary Puma of Axcelis and Carole Wedge of Shepley Bulfinch. $50 admission includes full breakfast. Reserve a spot at http://milliondollarwomen111412.eventbrite.com/#. http://enterprisectr.org/events/2012-million-dollar-women-symposium/.
Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women, Dinner Meeting, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Route 1 north, Peabody. Kathryne Beckwith will present a workers’ compensation seminar; two CEUs available. Anyone working in an insurance-related occupation in Massachusetts is invited to join MAIW or attend the meeting. 978-546-3601 or email@example.com.