Thursday, Aug. 25, Government-Focused Introduction to Studio 8. Attendees will get a firsthand look at Macromedia's new release. The technical session will cover animation, graphic effects, text tools and interactive video in the new Flash; design/development workflow with Fireworks and Dreamweaver; and Web content management with FlashPaper and Contribute.

8:30 to 11:30 a.m., JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ritz Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Sponsor: Macromedia. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Bernice Wong, 415-832-5470, seminars@macromedia.com. Event Web site: www.macromedia.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=266780&loc=en_us.

Thursday, Aug. 25, A Webinar Connecting Employers to Skilled Entry Level Youths. This Web-based seminar will focus on building business partnerships with the Job Corps.

2 p.m. Online event. Sponsor: U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Workforce Preparation. No charge. Registration is required. Event Web site: www.uschamber.com/cwp.

Thursday, Aug. 25, The Washington DC Technology Council "Dawg Days" Golf Outing. A casual event at Hains Point.

4 to 9 p.m., Hains Point (East Potomac). Sponsor: Washington DC Technology Council. Cost: members, $65; nonmembers, $90. Registration is required. Event Web site: www.dctechcouncil.org.

Thursday, Aug. 25, Windows Server 2003: Things You Must Know to Keep Your Network Secure. Experts will demonstrate the essentials.

4:30 to 6 p.m., KEI Pearson, 4250 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 1300, Arlington. Sponsor: KEI Pearson. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: 703-526-7133, info@keipearson.com. Event Web site: www.keipearson.com/atc.

Send information on area technology events to facetime@washpost.com at least two weeks in advance. Include the event date in the subject field of your e-mail.