Essex County Estate Planning Council meeting, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Group of estate planning professionals who conduct educational and networking meetings throughout the year. New members welcome. www.essexcountyepc.org.
Wednesday, May 1
North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Small Business from an HMO’s Point of View.” Speakers: Eric Schultz, president and chief executive officer of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Tom Croswell, chief operating officer of Tufts Health Plan. Reservations at 978-774-8565.
Friday, May 3
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, 9 a.m., Holcroft Park Homes, 23 Mill St., Beverly. In celebration of the completed two-phase development in Beverly’s Gloucester Crossing neighborhood. Public welcome to attend. www.northshorecdc.org.
Tuesday, May 7
6-Minute Speed Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Ferncroft Country Club, 10 Village Road, Middleton. Cocktail reception at 5 p.m., followed by program. Attendees will network and individually meet up to 40 new business contacts in one night. Attendees quickly meet with a number of business professionals to see if there is a mutual connection between their businesses; attendees will first have the chance to meet a participant, one-on-one, for six minutes, then do the same with up to 30 additional people. $25/North Shore Chamber of Commerce members, $50/nonmembers. Space is limited to first 40 registrants. 978-774-8565.
Thursday, May 9
Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, email@example.com or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.
Internet Marketing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., North Shore Community College, 100 Cummings Center, Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the seminar with the Massachusetts Small Development Center at North Shore Community College. Free admission to chamber members. Register at www.salemstate.edu/sbdc.