BUILD muscle, raise money
At the fourth annual BUILD Entrepreneur Games, thousands from Boston’s business community will participate in mental and athletic challenges with the goal of raising $200,000 for BUILD Boston, a non-profit dedicated to mentoring high-school entrepreneurs in under-resourced communities. Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St., Boston. $25 to $85.
Karen Mills, a former administrator of the US Small Business Administration and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet from 2009-2013, will be speaking at an event organized by the Harvard Ed Portal. Her talk will center on small businesses’ access to bank loans and their importance to local economies. Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. Free.
Meet and greet
The South Shore Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a networking meet and greet for members with the Dr. Gene E. Green, chief executive and president of South Shore Health Systems, the parent company of South Shore Hospital. South Shore Hospital, Snell Conference Center, second floor, 55 Fogg Road, South Weymouth. Free.
The business of drones
The Environmental Business Council of New England Inc. is sponsoring an event that will explore the commercial uses of drone technologies. A panel of industry experts will discuss drone applications, including coastal change monitoring and environmental incident response. Friday, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., McLane Middleton, 300 Trade Center, number 7000, Woburn. $50 to $165.
General Assembly Boston has organized an introductory workshop on Google Analytics, the tool for analyzing Web traffic. Attendees should bring a laptop with Google AdWords or Universal Analytics installed. Friday, noon to 5 p.m., 51 Melcher St., Boston. $150.Events of note? E-mail us at email@example.com.