Cooking Classes for Adults - Community Colleges of Spokane Institute for Extended Learning will offer a variety of classes through March 19. Cost, dates and locations vary. For more information, visit www.ccs.spokane.edu /continuinged. $35-$49. (509) 279-6027.
Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine - March classes are: Tonight, The Secrets of Cooking Indian Food - Vegetarian, 6 p.m.; Thursday, A Night all about Caramel, 6 p.m.; Sunday, A Vegetarian Irish Celebration, 2 p.m.; Monday, Spring Brunch Delight, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, It’s a Southern Thang, 5:30 p.m.; March 14, Mexican Mounded Beef Salad and more, 5:30 p.m.; March 19, Thai Cooking, 6 p.m.; March 20, Mexican Easter Fiesta, 5:30 p.m.; March 21, Anti-pasta, Bruschetta con Cannelloni and more, 5:30 p.m.; March 25, Homemade Pasta Making, 2 p.m.; March 26, Saffron Rissotto and more, 5:30 p.m.; March 28, The Secrets of Cooking Indian Food - Meat Dishes, 6 p.m.; and March 29, Beef Short Ribs and more, 6 p.m. Registration is required for all classes. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave., No. 416. (509) 328-3335.
Marchtini Madness - Hosted by Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar. Purchase a Shamrock Drop Martini at any of the Twigs locations and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Family Maternity Center at Providence Holy Family Hospital. At Twigs Downtown, Wandermere, Spokane Valley and South Hill; and Stix at Northpoint. Today. (509) 474-4917.
Two Cooks and Friends Cooking and Mixology - Hosted by Two Cooks with Love Catering. For ages 21 and older. Learn how to make Scottish and Irish cuisine while sampling food and drinks. Please bring an apron and wear green. Tonight. RSVP required. 6-8:30 p.m., Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave., Spokane Valley. $35 per person; $60 per couple. (509) 891-5980.
Joanie’s Magic Spoon Cooking Class - Learn how to make crepes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pre-registration is required. Tonight, 6 p.m., 10307 N. Prairie Drive. $45, includes instruction, recipes and crepes. (509) 624-6564.
“Farmageddon” - Good Food Film Series. Tonight, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. $6. (208) 882-8537.
Spokane Public Market - Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit www.spokanepublicmarket.org. 24 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-1154.
Wine Tasting at Vino! - Friday, Taste wines from Arbor Crest, drop by anytime between 3 and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, Enjoy a tasting of six Washington wines for Washington Wine Month, drop by anytime between 2 and 4:30 p.m., Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.
Cheesemaking Classes - Presented by Trisha Vieira. First class will be held at 10 a.m. and will include an overview of dairy production, Greek-style yogurt and mozzarella preparation. A second class will begin at 1 p.m. and will discuss Irish cream, cottage cheese and ricotta preparation. Both classes will include handouts, recipes, samples, a beverage and a bagel or cookie. Registration is required. Saturday, On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. $35 per class. (509) 747-6294.
Kootenai County Farmers Markets Informational Meeting - Interested members of the public and potential vendors are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www. kootenaifarmersmarkets.org. Saturday, 1 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 772-2290.
Annual Kosher Dinner - More than 200 Temple Beth Shalom volunteers will be cooking and serving a traditional kosher beef brisket dinner including: appetizers, side dishes and dessert. Dinners-to-go will also be available. A variety of Jewish entertainment will be featured including: the Klezmer band, Chutzpah, The Kosher Redhots and The Mavens, who will be singing songs written by Jewish composers. Homemade baked goods will be for sale in the Del-Bar, and the temple gift shop will be stocked with unique items made in Israel, handmade jewelry, books, ceramic decor and traditional Judaica gifts. Tickets are available at: Huppin’s Hi-Fi Photo and Video, 421 W. Main Ave.; Maggie’s Grill, 2808 E. 29th Ave.; Manito Ship & Copy, 3030 S. Grand Blvd.; Pawn 1 North, 8014 N. Division St.; Pawn 1 Post Falls, 2427 E. Seltice Way;Pawn 1 Valley, 11812 E. Sprague Ave.; Rosauers, 2610 E. 29th Ave.; Super 1 Foods, 830 E. 29th Ave.; at www.spokanetbs.org (click Kosher Dinner under quick links on left); and at the door. Sunday, 11 a.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. $16/general admission, $9/children ages 11 and younger. (509) 747-3304.
Hand Rolled Truffle Classes - Taught by Chocolate Myracles’ Master Chocolatier, Julia Balassa-Myracle. Monday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. or April 14 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Milk Chocolate Irish Cream Truffles; April 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. or April 28 from 10:30-12:30 p.m., Dark Chocolate Wine Truffles. Each participant will take home truffles made in the class and one pound of ganache. Registration is required. 11616 E. Montgomery Drive #23, Spokane Valley. $45 per person. (509) 922-6353.
Cooking Classes at the JACC - Tuesday: Bob Black Winter Warmers; March 28: Big Bear Deli Soups and Quiches; April 12: Bob Black Spring into Salads; May 15: Cafe Carambola Peruvian Cuisine; May 21: Angelo’s Italian Cooking. 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50. (208) 457-8950.
Coeur d’Alene Cellars Complimentary Wine Tasting - Sample these handcrafted, award-winning local wines. For more information, visit www.pilgrimsmarket.com. March 16, 3:30-6 p.m. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.
Wine and Cheese at the Market - Presented by Rocket Market. March classes include: March 16, Big Red Showdown! Walla Walla vs. Woodinville, $38 plus tax; March 17, Small Vineyards Selections: Spain with guest Tristan Oms, $20 plus tax; March 23, Global Dessert Wine Extravaganza, $20 plus tax; and March 30, Italy by Region: Peidmont, $20 plus tax. All classes start at 7 p.m. Registration is required. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.