Culinary calendar

“Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” - In honor of the 40th anniversary of National Nutrition Month, come learn about the Total Diet Approach to healthy eating from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This approach will embrace variety, moderation and balanced eating. Registration required at www.wellness.inhs.org. Thursday, noon-1 p.m., 501 N Riverpoint Blvd. Free. (509) 232-8145.

Women Who Wine - Featuring guest speaker Suzanna Kaplan. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pend d’Oreille Winery, 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. (208) 265-9565.

Backyard Harvest - A community forum to discuss the Whitman County expansion. Backyard Harvest provides low-income families and seniors in the community with fresh produce. For more information visit www.backyardharvest.org. Thursday, 7 p.m., Community Congregational Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus Avenue, Pullman. (208) 669-2259.

Lenten Fish Fry - Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. The meal of baked or fried fish, french fries or baked potato, soup, coleslaw, and garlic bread will be served from 5:30 to 6:54 p.m. every Friday and March 29. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road. Donations accepted at the door. (509) 928-3210.

Irish Lecture and Lunch - Kerry Lynch, president of the Spokane-Limerick Sister City Society, will be present with her husband, Jack Geraghty, former president of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and a founding Limerick Board member. They will be talking about Ireland before and after the Celtic Tiger. Lunch follows at noon with Irish soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, and an oatmeal apple crumble with a whiskey cream sauce. Friday, 11 a.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $7.50. (509) 327-1584.

Sinto Spring Tea Fundraiser - Sample a variety of loose leaf teas served in fine china, enjoy sandwiches and other goodies. Friday, 2-4 p.m., Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Maryhill Winery’s Spring Release Weekend - Wine tastings, a hot dog and marshmallow roast, special barrel tastings and live music. Saturday and Sunday, Maryhill Winery and Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. Free. (877) MARYHIL.

11th Annual Dinner Auction - Benefits Camp Stix Summer Camp programs and scholarships for children and teens with diabetes. Reception and silent auction at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and live auction to follow. The camp offers kids and families living with type 1 diabetes support, education, encouragement and a week of fun. Saturday, Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $65/person. (509) 484-1366.

Earless Chocolate Easter Bunny and Coffee - The Roast House will brew the coffee and you provide the earless chocolate bunnies. Taste how different brewing methods bring out different flavors in the coffee. Register at deborah@roasthouse.net. Saturday, 10 a.m., Roast House, 423 E. Cleveland Ave. Suite C. (509) 995-6500.

Grow Your Own Food Class Series - The WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardeners presents Vegetables for the Inland Northwest. Registration is recommended. For more information call (509) 477-2195 or email akestell@spokanecounty.org. Saturday, 12:30-3 p.m., WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/class, $40/series.

Storytelling Company - True (and not so true) tales of the West and the rest of the planet. Always PG-rated. Dinner available at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6 p.m. Reservations requested. Sunday, Ivano’s Ristorante Italiano, 102 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/general, $6/age 11 and younger, plus dinner and beverages. (208) 263-0211.

Bridge Press Cellars Winemakers Dinner - Enjoy an elegantly prepared Northwest-inspired, four-course gourmet meal by chef Robert Rogers and his team of skilled culinary experts, paired carefully with wine selections from Bridge Press Cellars. Monday, 6 p.m., Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Masselow’s, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $80/person. (509) 481-6020.

Community Passover Seder Dinner - The Passover Seder, conducted in both Hebrew and English, will be integrated with Chassidic tales, Jewish humor, songs and insights into Passover’s relevance for today. A festive holiday dinner will be provided, all in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Monday, 7 p.m., Chabad of Spokane, 4116 E. 37th Ave. $36/adults, $18/children. (509) 443-0770.

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Dishcrawl - Experience the local food specialties of this vibrant neighborhood at four downtown eateries. Follow @Dishcrawlcda on Twitter and be the first to know which restaurants will be featured. Ticketholders will be notified of the location via email 48 hours prior to the event. Vegetarian options are available. If you have questions email nicolb@dishcrawl.com. Register at www.dishcrawl.com/ downtowncda. Tuesday, 7 p.m., downtown Coeur d’Alene, Coeur d’Alene. $45. (208) 660-1445.

Vegan Cooking Class - Learn how to make quick and nutritious mac and cheese that’s free of animal products. Also, learn how to make your favorite nonvegan cookie recipe vegan, and test one out in class. March 28, 3-5 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $10. Registration fequired. (509) 368-9378.

Scotch Social - Taste 13 of the best scotches, as well as heavy appetizers, premium Washington wines and live jazz from Masterclass Jazz Orchestra. March 29, 6 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $55.


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