Sustainable Agriculture PRIMER: Lowcountry Local First begins an eight-week weekly course on the basics of sustainable agriculture. 6-8:30 p.m. through May 13. Location to be determined. $150. Contact Kavita Koppa at kavita@lowcountry to register.

BOOKKEEPING BASICS: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a business workshop: “Bookkeeping 101.” 6-9 p.m. 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $25. Register at or call 727-4778.

WOMEN IN POWER: The Center for Women holds an installment in its “Women in Power” series. 5:30-7:30 p.m. French Quarter Inn, 166 Church St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Sue Stevens, airports director for the Charleston County Aviation Authority. $25 for members; $35 for others. Registration required. Go to for details.

THOUGHTS ON CAPITALISM: The Bastiat Society meets. 6-8 p.m. Barbara Jean’s, 99 S. Market St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Bradley K. Hobbs, the BB&T distinguished professor of free enterprise at Florida Gulf Coast University and a visiting scholar at Clemson University. Topic: “What’s to Love About Capitalism — Reflections on Historical Living Standards.” Email charleston@ for more information.

CORPORATE LEADERSHIP FORUM: The Citadel and the National Association of Corporate Directors holds the fourth annual Citadel Directors’ Institute to explore leadership issues related to corporate board members and top executives. 6:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Charleston Place Hotel. Keynote speaker is James Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy. For details, email or call Wesley M. Jones Jr. at 953-7531.

QUALITY CONFERENCE: The Lowcountry section of the American Society for Quality holds its 2013 Lowcountry Quality Conference. Theme: “The Role of Quality in the Lowcountry’s Future.” Sheraton Charleston Airport Hotel, 4770 Goer Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Jeffrey Jones, quality director for Boeing in North Charleston. Topic: “The Future of Quality at Boeing.” $79-$160 before April 1; $89-$179 afterward. Go to to register. Call Dean Creed at 761-8000, ext. 4773, for more information.

FINANCIAL EDUCATION: Family Services holds Money Rocks, a free financial education workshops for teens, young adults and parents. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. R.B. Stall High School, 3625 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston. Go to www.moneyrocks to register.