Dutch Bros. COTA Benefit – All Spokane Dutch Bros. Coffee locations will donate $1 of every drink sale to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association. Today, 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For a full list of Dutch Bros. locations visit www.dutchbros.com/locations.
Making Jams and Jellies - Anna Kestell, food safety and preservation information specialist, will explain basic jams and jellies, the difference between them and how to can make your own. Saturday, 1 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5380.
Canning Basics - What does it take to do home canning? Learn from expert Anna Kestell. Free. Saturday, 4 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Ave., (509) 444-5395. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave., (509) 444-5390.
Up on the Roof: A Taste of Unity - Featuring silent auction showcasing local artists, gift certificates, gift baskets from favorite local businesses, raffle drawings, plus a sampling of local cuisine, a wine bar and live entertainment. Live bands playing on the rooftop. Proceeds raised will be used to support Unity in the Community and the purchase of school supplies that are given out at Unity on Aug. 16 in Riverfront Park. The goal is to provide more than 1,000 bags to local kids in need. Aug. 1, 5:30 p.m., Saranac Public House, 35 W. Main Ave. Free admission. (509) 209-2625.
2014 Master Gardener Garden Tour and Dinner – The WSU Pend Oreille Master Gardeners invite you for an afternoon viewing beautiful gardens and farms east of Newport, with an optional garden dinner offered after the tour. This year’s tour is in the Priest River area of the Pend Oreille Valley. Dinner must be paid for by Friday. Visit the extension office or http://ext100.wsu.edu/pendoreille. Garden tour reservations may be made in advance or on the day of the tour. The tour is from 12:30-5 p.m.; dinner at 5 p.m. Aug. 3, WSU Pend Oreille County Extension Office, 418 S. Scott Ave., Newport, Wash. $10/garden tour; $12/dinner. (509) 447-2401.