Today

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds an estate administration workshop. 10 a.m.-noon. 84 Broad St., Charleston, second floor. Speaker is Irvin Condon, probate judge. Free. Register by calling 958-5030.

Today & Tuesday

mortgage default HELP: Family Services Inc.'s Homeownership Resource Center holds free clinics for homeowners who are behind on their mortgages. 4-7 p.m., 4925 Lacross Road, Suite 105, North Charleston. Appointments required. Call 735-5522 to register.

Wednesday

Women's Roundtable: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a business roundtable for women entrepreneurs. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, Room 201, North Charleston. Free. Register at www.score285.org.

James Island fORUM: Charleston County Councilman Joe Qualey holds a public meeting on future development and transportation concerns for James Island. 6:30 p.m. James Island Town Hall, 1238-B Camp Road. Email jqualey@charlestoncounty.org or call 693-3434.

Thursday

Economic Outlook: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its 2014 Economic Outlook Conference. Noon-2 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston. $105 for members; $160 for others. Scheduled panelists include Jim Newsome, CEO of the State Ports Authority; Chris Fraser, chamber 2014 chairman; and Mary Graham, senior vice president for public policy at the chamber. Contact Chris Wheeler at cwheeler@charlestonchamber.org or go to charlestonchamber.net for details.

Bastiat Society: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6 p.m., the Broken Egg Cafe, 99 S. Market St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Michael Munger of Duke University. Topic: economic externalities. Title: "Cruise Ships, Paper Mills and Potato Chips." Email charleston@bastiat society.org for details.

Friday

Career Development: St. Andrews Church begins a free four-part career development course for the unemployed, underemployed and workers who are ready for a change. 9-11 a.m. Future sessions are March 14, 21 and 28. 440 Whilden St., Mount Pleasant. Open to anyone. Registration required. Go to www.wearestandrews.com and click on "Coming Events" for details.

March 10

Small Business Expo: Ashley Hall Manor neighborhood holds a small business expo. 6:30 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church Hall, 1400 Manor Blvd., West Ashley. Free. Email Michael Allen at llpea@comcast.net to reserve a spot.

March 11

Summerville Master Plan: Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce's Knightsville Area Council update on Summerville's master plan. 7:45-9:15 a.m., Pinewood Prep, 1114 Orangeburg Road. Register by March 5. Free for members; $25 others. Contact Tori Burke-Koskela at 873-2931.