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Companies that are looking to grow through referrals are invited to a networking session. Only one person from a profession is invited to attend, to eliminate competition, according to the event page. Friday, 7 to 8:30 a.m., 112 Paris St., Boston. Free.
Women in business are invited to attend an informal workshop on best practices to prepare professionally for the upcoming year. Share goals, discuss the past year, and create New Year’s Day resolutions with other women. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Workbar, 711 Atlantic Ave., Boston. Free.
Learn the basics on HTML and CSS, two fundamental coding languages for building a website. Attendees will learn Web-development skills and walk away with their own Web page. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. $250.
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