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Sun People plays host to natural egg dyeing class

Fresh Sheet

Join the folks at Sun People Dry Goods on Thursday for a free class on natural egg dyeing for Easter.

The class for kids will focus on using herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables to create beautiful Easter eggs without artificial dyes.

Space is limited; call the store today to preregister. Then bring kids ages 4 to 12 for a half-hour between 3 and 5 p.m. on Thursday. They’ll take home a colored egg and recipes for making more.

Sun People Dry Goods is at 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. The phone number is (509) 368-9378.

Foodie parents might be interested in another class at the store on Saturday. Isol Sarah Edwards of Chakraw Living Foods will teach the basics of fermentation from 11 a.m. until noon.

The class costs $20 and is limited to 15 people. Registration is required by stopping by the store, calling or online at https://www.brownpaper

Spokane restaurants honor peers

The Washington Restaurant Association recently announced its awards for Spokane restaurant excellence. The honors are given to industry leaders that have strong customer service, quality food, clean restaurants and integrity and excel at community involvement.

Recipients are chosen by members of the industry group’s Spokane board from applicants who are Washington Restaurant Association members.

Here are the 2011 winners:

Full Service Restaurant of the Year: Hills’ Restaurant and Lounge

Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year: The Flying Goat

Quick Service Restaurant of the Year: Zip’s Drive Inn on East Francis Avenue

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