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Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine - Today, Whole Grains with Amy Grady, 6 p.m., $30. Pre-registration is required. The Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. No. 416. (509) 328-3335.

Saturday Drop-in Tastings - Sample wine and beer from the people who craft and sell them in the market. Complimentary one ounce pours. Saturdays, 3-6 p.m. through July 31. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.

Thursday Night’s Dinner - Catered by Two Cooks with Love. All ladies will receive a free glass of wine. Menu includes grilled pork chop with Jack Daniels glaze or Alfredo primavera, roasted garlic and rosemary red potatoes, sautéed mixed vegetables, wedge salad with bleu cheese, crème brulee, bread, strawberry lemonade and coffee. Reservations are required. Thursday. 5-8 p.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road, Blanchard, Idaho. $19.95/pork chop or $14.95/Alfredo primavera. (509) 891-5980 or (509) 437-0426.

Wine and Cheese at the Market - Presented by Rocket Market. “Tour of Italy.” Enjoy eight Italian wines selected by wine therapist Matt Dolan, cheese and bread from La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles. Reservations are requested. Friday. 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $15 plus tax. (509) 343-2253.

Canoe Morning Paddle with Coffee and Pastries - Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation Department. For ages 18 and older. Coffee and pastries provided by Rocket Bakery. Pre-registration required. Saturday. 6-9 a.m., Little Spokane River take out, Nine Mile Falls. $23. (509) 625-6200.

Memorial Day Weekend at Maryhill Winery - Ninth annual Memorial Day Weekend celebration. Visit Maryhill’s tasting room and receive 10 percent to 30 percent off all wine purchases. Featuring wine tastings, special case discounts and live music all weekend long with performances by RaChiChi on Saturday, Carlyle on Sunday and Wayman Chapman on Monday. Slow-cooked fare from Lilo’s barbecue will be available for purchase on the winery’s arbor. Saturday-Monday. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 9774 State Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. Free. (877) 627-9445.

Feed Cheney Free Restaurant - Sponsored by the Women and Children’s Free Restaurant, Feed Spokane and the Cheney Trading Co. Open the last Monday of the month. 5-6:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., Cheney. (509) 324-1659.