Summer Shindig, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm, 38 Felton Street, Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host its summer networking event featuring a barbecue, classic dance tunes by RJDeSanctis Entertainment, door prizes, elimination raffle, and more. $20/raffle ticket, only 100 tickets sold. $20 admission per person. Purchase tickets by calling the chamber at 978-531-0384.
Friday, July 19
North Shore Business Forum: Janice Walker, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Janice Walker of JD Walker Communications will talk about how to get good press. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, July 25
Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Scosso Restaurant & Bar, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Leads event for attendees to sample the menu of a member restaurant and meet with other chamber members. Attendees should come prepared to share a 60-second elevator pitch. Each registered attendee will receive the participant list with contact names and addresses. $17/PACC members, $30/nonmembers. Advance reservations required at http://www.peabodychamber.com.
Wednesday, July 26
North Shore Business Forum: Stephen Capano, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Stephen Capano of Tectrix will talk about online advertising. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, July 30
After Hours at Latitude Sports Club, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Latitude Sports Club, Route 1 South, Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours networking event will be held on the fourth floor sun deck and studio. Learn more about the hosting business and expand network of contacts. Bring business cards and an elevator speech. Light refreshments served. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Networking Before Nine, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burtons Grill, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host this leads referral group meeting. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at http://business.peabodychamber.com/events/details/nb49-leads-referral-group-1540.