CODE FOR MIAMI: Join civic hackers working on open data projects; 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St., Wynwood; thelabmiami.com.
SIMPLE STEPS FOR STARTING YOUR BUSINESS: SCORE Miami-Dade’s free introductory session to a five-part workshop series taking you through the basics of launching a company; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Miami Innovation Center, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., Miami; miamidade.score.org (click on Local Workshops).
FOUNDER’S INSTITUTE EVENT: The accelerator’s free “Employee to Entrepreneur” event will include a panel discussion; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, General Provision, 525 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Register at http://fi.co/e/60601.
SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK MIAMI: Keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops and party with the theme “Upwardly Mobile: Rise of the Connected Class”; Wednesday through Friday at Miami Ad School. Tickets and more info: socialmediaweek.org/miami.
THINKING OF OWNING A BUSINESS: Broward SCORE’s free seminar on what’s involved in setting up a business, presented by an attorney; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Northwest Regional Library Coral Springs, 3151 University Dr., Coral Springs; broward.score.org.
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg