Sharpen business skills
The National Association of Professional Women is hosting a social networking event focused on professional development. Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Liquid Art House, 100 Arlington St., Boston. $37.
Make business contacts
Local professionals are invited to participate in an evening of networking with fellow entrepreneurs and small business owners. Complimentary appetizers provided. Wednesday 6 to 9 p.m., Bar Louie, 121 Brookline Ave., Boston. $5.
Learn about Web development
General Assembly is hosting a question-and-answer session geared toward beginners looking to learn more about computer coding and programming. Wednesday, 6 to 7 p.m., 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. Free.
Improve online marketing skills
Attend a skill enhancement workshop on social media marketing with speaker Tony Giordano. Topics will include online marketing via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire St., Mansfield. $49.
Improve public speaking
Speaker Sisterhood invites young female professionals to attend a workshop aimed at sharpening verbal communication skills. Refreshments provided. Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 50 Congress St., Suite 630, Boston. Free.Events of note? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @GlobeBiz.