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Business agenda

Thursday

REAL ESTATE

Mortgage rates

The latest rates will be released Thursday. Last week, Freddie Mac reported that a 30-year, fixed-rate loan fell to 4.10 percent from 4.14 percent interest.

Friday

BOOT CAMP

Excel at Excel

Master the fundamentals of Microsoft spreadsheet software Excel at an event hosted by General Assembly. Attendees are expected to be somewhat familiar with the software. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. $250. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

NETWORKING

Industries unite

Mingle with leaders in the business sector at an annual meeting hosted by trade group Associated Industries of Massachusetts. Attorney General Maura Healey (above) will give a keynote speech. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston. Tickets range from $200 to $300. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

MEETUP

Happy hour

Get together with other female entrepreneurs at a gathering hosted by the nonprofit Women Accelerators. The event is a chance to mingle and form connections in a laid-back atmosphere. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., The Automatic, 50 Hampshire St., Cambridge. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

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WORKSHOP

Hiring the legal way

Learn what is and isn’t legal when hiring at an event hosted by the Newton Needham Regional Chamber. Employment lawyers will cover interviewing and recent changes to the law that have a bearing on hiring. Friday, 8:30 to 10 a.m., William James College, room 404, One Wells Ave., Newton. Tickets range from $10 to $20. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.


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