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Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine – Today, Fish Tacos and Mexican Grilled Corn; Monday, It’s Salmon Season; Tuesday, Stir Frying; June 20, The Wonderful World of Sea Scallops; June 23, Authentic Mexican Cooking; June 24, Danish Pastries; June 26, Original Italian Family Recipes; June 27, Barbecue Class; and June 30, Homemade Pasta. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Gourmet Way – Today, 4-6 p.m., champagne and dessert pairing; $15/per person. June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Cooking with the Masters, taught by Master Chef Steve Geving, will include a menu of cold strawberry crème fraiche soup, Caesar salad, Angus beef tenderloin and flaming bananas; $35/per person. Reservations are required. Please call (208) 762-1333 for reservations or more information. Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden.

INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Today, Homemade Croissants; Tuesday, Cake Pop Making; June 19, Margaritaville Grill; July 31, Cupcakes Take the Cake; Aug. 1, Scallops and Risotto. All classes are 6-8 p.m. Register at or call (509) 279-6030 or (800) 248-5644, ext. 6030. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $50. (509) 279-6030.

Greens for Healthy Living - Join Cathy Shortridge, Certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Specialist, and learn how to incorporate greens in your diet to enhance your overall health. Includes samples and recipes. Reservations are required. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 676-9730.

“McManus and Me: The First 20 Years” - The Washington state premiere of a new show celebrating 20 years of performing the McManus comedies, featuring stories by Patrick F. McManus interspersed, interrupted and intertwined with “Tales by Tim” on how the shows came to be, bulletins from backstage and adventures on the road during 20 years of touring. Purchase tickets at mcmanus-2013. Shows Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. McManus will be signing his books. Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $23/show only; $43/dinner and show; $63/VIP dinner and show; free parking. (509) 327-8000.

“Those Were the Days” - Dinner theater presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Friday and Saturday, chicken and pork chow mein. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30. Tickets available at Seeber’s Drug Store in Newport, Wash., or by calling (208) 448-1294. Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off Highway 2, Newport. $25/dinner and show; show-only tickets: $12/adults, $10/seniors and children.

Meet the Authors: Vegan & Gluten-Free Cookbook Signing - Join Adrienne Milligan, author of “The Gluten-Free Way: My Way,” and Christina-Marie Wright, author of “Get Real Vegan Desserts,” for a taste of their recipes and a book signing. Friday, noon, Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.

Tea Party - Historian John Caskey will present “From Bonnets to Modern Hats.” Hat modeling by Catherine Caskey and an elegant hat competition. Light lunch provided by Park Place. Friday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland. $12/advance; $15/door; $90/table of eight. (509) 327-1584.

Meet the Winemaker - Charlie Hoppes from Fidelitas Wines will present this free wine tasting. Friday, 3:30 p.m., Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.

Belgian Beer Experience - Taste different styles of Belgian beer and learn their history. Reservations are required at (509) 343-2253. Friday, 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20/nine brews, cheese and snacks.

Seahawks Assistant Coach Tom Cable – The former head coach of the Raiders will speak at a men’s breakfast. All are welcome. Saturday, 8 a.m., Valley Assembly of God, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $3/per person. (509) 924-04660.

CreativiTEA - Sixth annual tea with a variety of sweet and savory items served along with a variety of iced teas. Prizes awarded for most creative costume, though costumes are not required. Reservations are required at or by phone. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. $15. (509) 229-3414.

Sample Saturday at Pilgrim’s Market - Sample some organic and natural foods, try something new, meet local vendors. Saturday, 11 a.m., Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.

Free Beer Tasting: Firestone Walker - Sample a variety of beers from Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Saturday, noon, Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730

Bowls on Edge - Support art programs for families living in transitional housing and savor ice cream served in handcrafted bowls. Local artists will be present to talk about their work. Saturday, noon-4 p.m., southeast corner of Fifth St. and Lakeside Ave., downtown Coeur d’Alene. $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Java on Sherman, 324 Sherman Ave.; or at The Long Ear, 2405 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene.

Beyond a Peanut: Managing Food Allergies - Liz Williams will present a class for anyone eager to provide a safe environment for children with food allergies. Class will include gluten-free food samples. Reservations are required. Saturday, 2 p.m., Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 676-9730.

Brewing World-Class Micro-Brew at Home - Join Bryan Krueger, an internationally award-winning brewer with experience at four Northwest breweries, for a hands-on workshop. Learn about the process, ingredients, equipment, recipe formulation and more. Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $15. Registration is required. (509) 368-9378.

Bardenay Night for The Kroc - Dine at Bardenay from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 20 percent of all proceeds will be donated to The Kroc Scholarship Fund. See a menu at Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery, 1710 W. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-1865.

Cooking With Love: Let’s Go Wild - Two Cooks with Love will present a class on cooking with local produce that can be found at the farmers market. Bring an apron to this hands-on course and learn how to make grilled wild salmon with an herb mustard glaze, wild honey and lime chicken, fiddlehead ferns and angel hair pasta, wild mushroom risotto, and much more. Please RSVP at (509) 891-5980. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m., 11712 E. Boone Ave., Spokane Valley. $35/person; $60/couple. (509) 891-5980.

Southern Cooking - Master Chef Steve Geving presents “Southern Cooking: Let Me Show Y’all.” June 19, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road, Blanchard, Idaho. $25. Reservations are required at (208) 437-0426.

Healthy Cooking Class - Joan Milton will teach you how to prepare a healthy new meal every month. For more information and to register, please visit June 20, 6:30-8 p.m., Newton Lounge, 1603 N. Belt St. Free.

Summer Beer Dinner - Menu features beers from Deschutes Brewery and will include shredded pork tostada, citrus summer salad and halibut fillet. June 21, 6-10 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $55/per person. (509) 327-8000.

Woodinville Wine Adventure - Sample award-winning wines from boutique wineries on the west side of the Cascades. Reservations are required at (509) 343-2253. June 21, 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20/eight wines, cheese, and Bouzie’s bread.

H2H Bison Ranch Tour and BBQ – The H2H Bison Ranch specializes in the selling of bison meat and providing tours, facilities for events, and relaxing vacations. You’ll enjoy a bison barbecue dinner, bison history lesson and a bison science adventure. Registration is required. June 22, 4 p.m., H2H Bison Ranch, 30585 S. Ditmore Road, Worley. $15/ages 15-59; $5/ages 4-14 and seniors. (509) 999-7614.


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