Cooking Classes at The Kitchen Engine - March classes include: today, Antipasta, Bruschetta con Cannelloni and more, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, Homemade Pasta Making, 2 p.m.; Monday, Saffron Risotto 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. The Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave., No. 416 (509) 328-3335.
“Danish Delights - The Cuisine of Copenhagen” - Cooking class. Today, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard, Idaho. $25. Call (208) 437-0426 to register.
INCED Spring Fashion Event - Benefiting INCED (Inland Northwest Coalition on Eating Disorders). Proceeds from this luncheon will provide education and treatment options to help those battling life-threatening eating disorders. This luncheon will feature guest speakers and a fashion show. Today, 11:30 a.m. 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $50. (509) 838-8511.
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.
Grantham Elementary Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction - Third annual event. Proceeds will support the fifth-grade class’s annual boating trip. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Grantham Elementary gymnasium, 1253 Poplar St., Clarkston, Wash., $2.50 per person or $8 for a family of four. (509) 758-2503.
Wine Tasting at Vino! - Friday: taste six Syrah, Shiraz or Sirah wines between 3 and 5:30 p.m., $10; Saturday: join Jason Colyar from Woodhouse Family Wines, drop in anytime between 2 and 4:30 p.m. 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.
Wine and Cheese at the Market - Presented by Rocket Market. Friday, Global Dessert Wine Extravaganza, $20 plus tax; and March 30, Italy by Region: Piedmont, $20 plus tax. Registration is required. 7 p.m. 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.
Grow Your Own Food Class Series - Presented by the WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners. Classes include: Saturday, Raised Bed Gardening; March 31, INW Vegetables; and April 7, Berries. All classes held from 12:30-3 p.m. Registration is required. 222 N. Havana St. $12 per class or $40 for the series. (509) 477-2195.
Spring Release Weekend - Join Maryhill for a free wine tasting, live music and bocce games. Get an early start on your spring wines with case discounts during the event. As an additional purchase, you can also enjoy a lunch of classic barbecue while taking in the sights of the Columbia Gorge. No reservations needed. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. (877) 627-9445.
St. Mary’s Catholic School Dinner and Auction - 40th annual event to benefit the school with silent and live auctions, dinner and dancing. Evening attire. Must be 21 or older. Reservations required. Saturday, 4:30 p.m. 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $55. (509) 981-8722.
Storytelling Company Celebration - Celebrating 12 years of “true (and not so true) stories of the West.” Dinner available at 5 p.m., show starts at 6. Reservations requested. Sunday, 102 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/general, $6/age 11 and younger, plus dinner and beverages. (208) 263-0211.
Breakfast for Haiti Fundraiser - Menu includes: pancakes, frittata, grilled potatoes, yogurt and beverages. Funds benefit the “Farming is Life” agricultural program of LaGonave, Haiti. Hosted by the Paloma Institute. Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. $10/suggested donation at the door. (208) 874-7024 or (208) 882-0209.
Feed Cheney Free Dinner - Open the last Monday of the month. There will also be free groceries for participants to take home and a clothing bank. No paperwork is required. Clothing bank opens at 5 p.m. and dinner is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Wren Pierson Community Center, 615 Fourth St., Cheney (509) 324-1659.
Chocolate Tamale Class - Learn this recipe created by Chocolate Myracles’ Master Chocolatier, Julia Balassa-Myracle. Each participant will take home 2-3 tamales and enjoy one after the class. Monday, 5:30 p.m., 11616 E. Montgomery Drive, No. 23. $45 per person. (509) 922-6353.
Cooking Classes for Adults - Offered through Community Colleges of Spokane Institute for Extended Learning. Tuesday or March 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m., “Bars-Bar None!” $57; and April 9, 6-9 p.m., “Authentic Southern Fried Chicken Dinner,” $49. Locations vary. Registration is required. Visit www.ccs.spokane.edu/ ContinuingEd for more information. (509) 279-6027.
Free Cooking Class: “Simple and Crowd-Pleasing Gluten Free Cooking” - Learn how to make fast and easy gluten-free food. Join the chefs from Namaste Foods in Sandpoint, for a night of cooking and creating. Please register by Monday by calling (208) 676-9730. March 29, 6-7:30 p.m. 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free, includes samples and recipes.
“Bread Basics” - Part of the “Rollin’ In the Dough” Bread Baking Workshop series sponsored by the Moscow Food Co-op. Learn the basics of bread baking. Registration is required. March 29, 6-8 p.m. 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. $35. (208) 882-8537.
Shamrock Gala - Dinner and auction to benefit Providence Holy Family Hospital. March 31, 6-10 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $150/person. (509) 482-2588.
27th Annual Sausage Feed - Hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sprague. Sponsored by Thrivent. Menu includes: smoked sausage, mashed potatoes, vegetables, sauerkraut, applesauce and dessert. April 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Third and C streets, Sprague, Wash. $10/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 257-2806.
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