Graduate CENTER Open House: The Lowcountry Graduate Center holds an open house featuring its advanced manufacturing, engineering services and software development graduate programs. 6-8 p.m. 3800 Paramount Drive, North Charleston. RSVP at www.lgcopenhouse.eventbrite.com.

JOB FAIR: Tricounty Family Ministries job fair with openings in construction, customer service, hospitality, food service, manufacturing, health care and retail. 9 a.m.-noon. Cherokee United Methodist Church, 2105 Cosgrove Ave., North Charleston. Job seekers should bring a driver’s license or other ID and a resume. Be prepared to be interviewed.

Inventors Forum: Charleston chapter of SCORE free forum for inventors on how to protect and commercialize an invention. 9-10:30 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.

BUSINESS COUNSELING: The Charleston chapter of SCORE offers free, confidential counseling for small business owners. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun St.

STARTING A BUSINESS: Charleston County Public Library and the Charleston chapter of SCORE hold a workshop, “Are You Ready to Start a Small Business?” Noon-15 p.m. Johns Island Regional Library. 3531 Maybank Highway. Free.

Manufacturing Day Expo: The Lowcountry Graduate Center holds a career expo in conjunction with Manufacturing Day to introduce area middle and high school students to manufacturing careers. 4:30-6 p.m. 3800 Paramount Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled presenters include those from Robert Bosch, Boeing Co., Cummins. Go to www.MFGday.com.

NOTARY PUBLIC SEMINAR: The S.C. Secretary of State holds a free notary public seminar. 6-7:30 p.m. Dorchester County Council Chambers, 500 N. Main St., Summerville. Go to scsos.com or contact adempsey@sos.sc.gov or 803-734-8237 for registration details.

Coaching Employees: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a free roundtable discussion on motivating employees to improve performance and meet expectations. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.

Quickbooks Overview: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on using Quickbooks products. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.

PROBATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County Government holds a free workshop on routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.–noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, 84 Broad St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Probate Judge Irvin Condon. Register at 958-5030.