Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine - Today, 5:30 p.m., Authentic Mexican Cooking: Sopa, $39; Sunday, 2 p.m., Authentic Mexican Cooking: Chile Verde and Green Chile and Chicken Enchiladas, $45; Monday, 5:30 p.m., Challah Bread, $45; Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. Make Your Own Condiments, $39; Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m., Lunch at Travo’s, $39. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.
Spokane Go Red For Women Luncheon - The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women luncheon is an event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases while empowering women to take charge of their hearts. Learn about heart disease prevention and raise money for research and community programs related to women’s heart health. Today, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125. (509) 279-7000.
Modern Cuisine Techniques with Chef Adam Hegsted - A class on spherification, foams and gels. Today, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50/person. (208) 457-8950.
Through the Drinking Glass - Participants will split into five groups. Each group will sample an unknown Iron Goat beer and describe the beer in three ways: mouthfeel, aroma and flavor. Hosted by Girls Pint Out. Today, 6-8 p.m., Iron Goat Brewing, 2204 E. Mallon Ave. $15/includes five samples and a pint. (509) 474-0722.
INCA After Dark Cooking Classes - Thursday, Homemade Bread and Baguettes; Feb. 28, Dim Sum; March 7 and 8, Pizzaria Pizza at Home; March 11, Hearty Stews. All classes are 6-8 p.m. For more information or registration, visit incaafterdark.scc.spokane.edu or call (509) 533-8141. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $49/per class.
Vino Wine Tastings - Friday, Gifford Hirlinger of Walla Walla, 3-6:30 p.m., $15; Saturday, Tertulia Cellars of Walla Walla, 2-4:30 p.m., $15. Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.
Wine and Cheese at the Market - Tastings include: Friday, West Coast Wine Adventure, $20; Feb. 28, Belgian Beer Experience, $20. Reservations are requested. Tastings at 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.
Flapjack Fundraiser - Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk, juice and soft drinks to benefit the St. Mary’s youth group mission trip to serve persons in need through Catholic Heart Work Camp. Visit www.heartworkcamp.com for more information. To purchase tickets, please call (509) 954-9406. Saturday, 8-10 a.m., Spokane Valley Applebee’s, 12217 E. Mission Ave. $10.
Meet the Vendors - There will be free samples from Chukar Dave, Pure Eire Dairy, Roast House Coffee and Great Harvest. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. (509) 624-1349
Spokane Potters’ Guild Chili Feed - Purchase your favorite handmade chili bowl and enjoy all the chili you can eat. There will also be other handmade pottery items for sale. Cash or check only. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $12/general; $5/age 8 and younger. (509) 532-8225.
Whole Foods Bake Sale - Buy a baked item and enjoy 30-minute presentations that will make your baking better and healthier. The baked goods selection will include some gluten-free and vegan items. The presentation schedule includes: 12:15 p.m., Gluten Free Baking; 1 p.m., Dairy Free Baking; 1:45 p.m., Whole Grains; and 2:15 p.m., Bread Making. Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Adventist Church, 1603 S. Sullivan Road. Free admission. (509) 926-0955.
Kids at Heart Luncheon - Benefits Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Dr. Neil Worrall, a pediatric cardiologist, has seen dramatic changes in the care of children with heart defects during his career. He’ll share his perspective on care for the smallest patients at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Donations requested at luncheon. (509) 474-2819.
Tea Room Open House - Make and enjoy usucha, Japanese powdered green tea, with sweets at the Japanese Cultural Center. Reservations are required. Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mukogawa Japanese Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. (509) 328-2971.
No Tricks: Just Beer, Appetizers and Girl Time! - A brewery tour with six 4-ounce tasters and an assortment of appetizers to pair with your beer. Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Trickster Brewing Company, 3850 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 991-0040.
Pacific Northwest Cheese - Author Tami Parr will explain how regional cheese making found its way back to the farm. It’s a lively story that begins with the first fur traders in the Pacific Northwest and ends with modern-day small farmers in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Cheese samples provided by Saunders Cheese Market. Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
2014 Moscow Farmers Market Craft / Food Jury - The city of Moscow and the Farmers Market Commission will screen and jury potential walk-on craft and/or food vendors for the 2014 Moscow Farmers Market. Applications are available at Moscow City Hall or at www.ci.moscow.id.us/records/Applications/ Craft-Food-Jury-Application%202014.pdf and are due by 5 p.m. on Feb. 26. Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Moscow City Hall, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 883-7036.
Uniontown Sausage Feed - The all-you-can-eat menu at the 61st annual event includes homemade sausage, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce, rolls and pie. Proceeds benefit the Community Building. Music by the German Oom Pah Band and 4 Names in a Hat barbershop quartet. March 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Uniontown Community Building, 206 S. Montgomery St., Uniontown, Wash. $12/adults; $6/ages 6-12; $2/age 6 and younger. (509) 229-3655.
Nuevo Latino Salads with Chef Columba Aguilar - Learn how to create salads starring many ingredients traditional in Latin America. March 5, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50/person. (208) 457-8950.
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