Today and Tuesday: Annual Employment Law Conference, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland. Cost: $499 for the full conference, $369 for one day. Registration: 971-673-0824 or bolita@boli-state.or.us.

Tuesday: Promotions/Marketing Committee, 8:30 a.m., boardroom, Downtown Corvallis Association, 460 SW Madison Ave.

Tuesday: Excel for Business Professionals, Level 2, 5:30 p.m., Room 207, McKenzie Hall, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Cost: $89. Registration: 541-917-4840, albany@linnbenton.edu or www.linnbenton.edu.

Wednesday: Downtown Corvallis Association Board, 8:15 a.m., boardroom, DCA, 460 SW Madison Ave.

Thursday: Downtown After Hours, 5:30 to 7 p.m., ReStyle Home, 462 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Networking social; prize drawings. Admission: $5 for Downtown Corvallis Association members, $10 for nonmembers and guests. RSVP: 541-754-6624 or joan@downtowncorvallis.org.

Saturday: Kids Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Michaels, Corvallis Market Center, 1550 NW Ninth St., No. 106. For children of all ages. This session: handmade ornaments. Cost: $2.

Saturday: Neighborhood Toy Store Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Toy Factory, 442 SW Second St., Corvallis. Child-friendly activities including face painting, pinball art, a Thinking Putty lab, a Science Lab, bingo and a coloring contest. Refreshments include popcorn, cotton candy and a 45th anniversary cake. Information: www.thetoyfactory.us.

Saturday: MAKEbreak, 1 to 3 p.m., Michaels, Corvallis Market Center, 1550 NW Ninth St., No. 106. For children of all ages. Customize slime and put it into your own decorated ornament. No cost.

Nov. 13: Medicare sales meeting for 2018 United Healthcare Plans, 9:30 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of Albany, 1215 SE Hill St. Materials provided. Information: 541-914-6263.

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