February 3, 2010 in Features

Culinary calendar


Boston’s and diabetes group’s Valentine’s Day Fundraiser - Feb. 12-14. Proceeds from the sale of each heart-shaped pizza and dessert will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Paper hearts are also available for purchase for $1 and will benefit the foundation through Feb. 14. Local Boston’s locations include 14004 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 927-4284, and 9062 N. Newport Highway, (509) 467-9100.

Downtown Indoor Farmers Market - Featuring bread, pastries, eggs, produce, grass-fed beef and crafts. Thursdays. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Ave. (509) 475-1676.

“Breaking Legs”- A comedy written by Tom Dulack and directed by Carmen Fernandez. Presented by StageWest Community Theatre. Shows Fridays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. through Feb. 20. Saturday performances will feature an Italian dinner catered by Lenny’s in Cheney. Tickets available at Owl Drug stores in Cheney and at www.StageWestct.org. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $25/dinner shows, $10/all other shows. (509) 951-1355.

Author Moria Felber – The cooking instructor will sign her newly released cookbook, “Recipes for Radiance.” Enjoy recipe sampling and photos from the travels that inspired her work. Friday, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Kizuri, Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave., Suite 100. (509) 464-7677.

Essential Cookery Classes - Sponsored by the Moscow Food Co-op. Classes offered include: Saturday, New Comfort Food: Soups and Stews; Feb. 27, New Comfort Food: Beyond Tuna Casserole; March 6, Cooking for the Week: The Whole Chicken. Classes are from 10 a.m.-noon. Pre-registration is required. Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center, 1724 E. F St., Moscow, Idaho. $15/residents, $17/nonresidents. (208) 883-7085.

Valentine Sweets: Baked and Raw Food Delights - Shannon Bullington and Jonel Baker share vegetarian and raw food recipes. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. Deli at Pilgrim’s Natural Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 676-9730.

Parent and Child Smart Smoothies - For ages 3-5. Learn how to make a smoothie containing 12 daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Pre-registration is required. Saturday. 9-10 a.m., Fresh Abundance, 2510 N. Division St. $14 for parent/adult and child. (509) 625-6200.

17th Annual Dessert and Silent Auction - Presented by Cheney High School Concert Choir. Auction proceeds support the choir and this year’s (by invitation-only) trip to Disneyland. Desserts and performances by the choir, including Music ‘N’ Motion. Saturday. 7 p.m., Cheney High School, Jim Hatch Gym, 406 N. Sixth St., Cheney. $4/door. (509) 239-4400.

“Burgers with a Heart” Fundraisers – Tenth annual fundraiser benefiting the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Red Robin will donate 50 cents from every gourmet burger sold from Monday-Feb. 21 to the nursery. Restaurant guests will also be able to purchase specially designed paper hearts for $1. Local Red Robin locations include: Downtown, 725 W. Main Ave., (509) 838-5260; 9904 N. Newport Highway, (509) 467-3382; 14736 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 921-1634; 1501 E. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d’Alene, (208) 765-2421.

Go Red For Women Luncheon - Empowering women to take charge of their health, locally sponsored by Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. 9:30 a.m., registration and silent auction begins; 10-11 a.m., educational breakout sessions; 11 a.m.-noon, exhibits, silent auction and prize drawings; noon-1:30 p.m., heart healthy meal, keynote speaker and more. Next Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $100/person. (509) 536-1500.

Healing Foods Kitchen - “Anti-Inflammation Cooking.” Cooking class for cancer prevention and achieving good health and healing after cancer treatments. Learn how whole foods and culinary herbs and spices can help decrease inflammation in the body. Pre-payment and registration are required. Next Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Providence Holy Family campus, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. $10. (509) 474-5490.

Wine and Dessert Tasting Fundraiser - Featuring wines from Lone Canary Winery and sweets from local restaurants and shops. Proceeds benefit The Lands Council. Purchase tickets in advance. Feb. 11, 6-9 p.m., Lone Canary Winery, 109 S. Scott St. $35/person, $60/couple. (509) 209-2851.

Food Distribution - Second Harvest will distribute free food and fresh produce from its mobile food bank truck to anyone who needs it. No appointment or documentation is required and the distribution does not count as a food bank visit. Those seeking food are asked to bring their own box. Feb. 12 and March 12, noon-2 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.

Annual Soul Food Dinner - Cuisine and talent. Feb. 12. 5 p.m., Whitworth University, Hence Union Building multipurpose room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $9.

Winter Market - Sponsored by Heart of the Arts. Featuring food, crafts, art and more. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 13. 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 669-2249.

Annual Camp Fire USA Candy Fundraiser - Feb. 13-March 7. Includes Creamy Smooth Mint Patties; Almond Roca Buttercrunch; Almond Caramel Clusters; P-Nuttles Toffee-coated Peanuts; and Campers Mix Trail Mix (new this year). Spokane area. $6/box. (509) 747-6191, Ext. 20.

Maryhill Winery “Toast to Passion” Weekend - Feb. 13-15. Enjoy free wine and chocolate tastings and live music, with an art show hosted by Northwest artists John Clement and Mary Rollins. Live music by Kit Garoutte (Saturday, 1-5 p.m.), Wayman Chapman (Sunday, 1-5 p.m.) and Sandee Marshall (Monday, 1-5 p.m.). Artists John Clement and Mary Rollins will make an appearance Saturday and Sunday. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 9774 State Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. Free. 1-877-MARYHILL.

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