CODING 101: Charleston County Public Library and the Iron Yard hold a workshop on the basics of computer coding. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St. Space is limited. Email summersm@ccpl.org or call 805-6930 to register.

DORCHESTER PARKS UPDATE: Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Energy & Environment Division update on county’s park plan. 7:30-9 a.m. Dorchester County Council chambers, 500 N. Main St., Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Eric David, director of parks and recreation for Dorchester County. Attendees can see conceptual plans and give feedback. Free. Call 873-2931 to register.

Inventors Forum: The Charleston chapter of SCORE will hold a roundtable on protecting and commercializing unique ideas. 9-10:30 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.

STOCK RESEARCH: Charleston County Public Library holds a free overview of the Value Line Research Center for stocks. 1-1:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston.

FEDERAL INNOVATION CONTRACTS: S.C. Small Business Development Centers seminar, “Winning Small Business Innovation Research Contracts” under the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer program. 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Jim Wasson of Growth Strategies International. $20. Go to charlestonsbdc.webs.com/workshops or call 740-6160.

BUSINESS Financing: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on where and how to obtain financing for a business. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.

ONLINE JOB SEARCHES: Charleston County Public Library free workshop on online job applications. 1 p.m. St. Andrews Regional Library, 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, West Ashley.

Small Business ADVICE: The Charleston chapter of SCORE offers free, confidential counseling to business owners. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. John’s Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway.

GAMBLING INSIGHTS: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-7 p.m. Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is “Casinonomics” author Doug Walker of the College of Charleston, who will discuss economic and social impact of gambling. Free. Email charleston@bastiatsociety.com.

Website HELP: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on how to improve websites. 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 free workshop on routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, second floor, 84 Broad St. Speaker is Probate Judge Irvin Condon. Advanced registration requested at 958-5030.

BUSINESS TAX WORKSHOP: IRS, S.C. Department of Revenue, S.C. Employment Security Commission and others hold free tax workshop for business owners. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2340 Mall Drive, Suite 185, North Charleston. Call 740-6160 to register.