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    REAL ESTATE

    Mortgage Rates

    New numbers for the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage will be released Thursday. Last week, Freddie Mac reported the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.52 percent from 4.55 percent the week before.

    Friday, July 13

    NETWORKING

    Make professional connections

    Meet fellow business people at a networking event hosted by the Woburn Tipclub, a business networking group. Newcomers can present their business pitch to the room in a “lightning round” of introductions. Friday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sandler Training, 300 Tradecenter Drive, Suite 5550, Woburn. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    WORKSHOP

    Utilize social media

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    Join social media specialist Christine Merser to learn how to grow and sustain your business’s social media presence. The person who answers the first question will receive a full review of their company’s social media. Friday, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Road, Hyannis. $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    BREAKFAST

    Meet fellow innovators

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    Support local innovation at a breakfast hosted bv the creators of Mass Innovation Nights. Attendees can connect with local entrepreneurs and business owners. Friday, 8:30 to 10 a.m., 1167 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington. Free. Find out more online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    FUND-RAISER

    Networking for a cause

    Join the Afterwork Social networking group for Reggae Friday, a night of live reggae music and light appetizers. Proceeds will go toward the Miles for Mary fund-raiser in memory of an 8-year old girl who died from a form of liver cancer in December 2010. Friday, 6 to 11 p.m., West End Johnnie’s, 138 Portland St., Boston. $20. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

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