PROBATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County holds a free workshop about routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, second floor, 84 Broad St. Scheduled speaker is Probate Judge Irvin Condon. Advanced registration requested at 958-5030.

PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a roundtable discussion on using public relations tactics to enhance business communications. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at

ECONOMICS TALK: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-8 p.m. Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., Charleston. Speaker: Dr. Richard Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. Topic: Austrian School of Economics. Email

Doing Business With the Government: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a two-part workshop on how to do business with federal, state, and local governments. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $35. Register at

CAPITAL ACCESS: Lowcountry Local First’s GOODBusiness Series. Topic: “Connecting to Capital.” 3-5:30 p.m. PURE Theatre, 477 King St., Charleston. Scheduled panelists include: Thomas Anderson of South State Bank; Patrick King, S.C. Community Loan Fund; Cindi Rourk, Charleston Local Development Corp.; Josh Silverman, Jericho Advisors. $20 for members; $30 others.

Knightsville Transporta-tion Summit: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce public forum on transportation and infrastructure needs in the Knightsville area. 5:30-7 p.m. Pinewood Preparatory School, 1114 Orangeburg Road, Summerville. Free. Contact Tori Burke-Koskela at 873-2931 or

EXPORTING SEMINAR: World Trade Center Charleston starts a daylong export training program. 4500 Leeds Ave. Follow-up sessions are Feb. 23, March 13 and March 30. $1,750 for up to two participants; $2,500 for three. Contact Pennie Bingham at or 805-3073.

MBA SESSION: The College of Charleston School of Business free information session on its MBA program. 5 p.m. Tate Center, 5 Liberty St., Room 207. Register at or call 953-8112.

ENGINEERS WEEK EVENT: Charleston Engineers Joint Council annual Engineers’ Week Banquet. 5:30-8 p.m. Citadel Holliday Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave. Scheduled speaker is Dan Mooney, vice president of Engineering at Boeing South Carolina. $40 by Feb. 13 or $45 after; $25 students. Reserve:

BUSINESS TAX WORKSHOP: Free tax workshop for business owners. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2340 Mall Drive, Suite 185, North Charleston. Call 740-6160 to register.