March 12, 2014 in Features

Culinary calendar


Cooking with the Master - Menu consists of vegetable soup, spring salad, profiteroles, fresh pork picnic, and a lemon and poppy seed cake. Today, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. $35. (208) 762-1333.

Dine Around Sandpoint - Enjoy Greek food with the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. All proceeds from this event benefit the wilderness mission, public education and stewardship projects. Today, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Little Olive Restaurant, 124 S. Second Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 597-7499.

Healthy Cooking Class - Joan Milton, a registered dietician, will teach you how to prepare a healthy new meal every month. Recipes will be provided for you to take home. Today and April 9, 5:30-7 p.m., INHS Community Wellness Center, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. $10. (509) 232-8138.

Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine - Classes include: Today, 5:30 p.m., Mexican Chiles, $39; Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Homemade Pasta, $45; Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., French Macarons, $45; Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Marsala, Picatta and Puttenesca, $39. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Fundraising Pizza Night A portion of the menu price of any food purchase made will benefit the COPS Neva-Wood. McGruff the crime fighting dog will visit and identification for kids can be done by Operation Family Identification. Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Shakey’s Pizza Parlor, 9602 N. Newport Highway. (509) 625-3353.

Vino Wine Tastings – Friday, Sonoris Wines, 3-6:30 p.m., $10; Saturday, Charles Smith Wines, Ghost of 413 and Novelty Hill, 2-4:30 p.m., $10. Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.

Taste Spokane 2014 - Evening of live music, food and adult beverages to benefit Wishing Star. Friday, 6 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $35. (509) 744-3411.

Wine and Cheese at the Market - Friday, Oregon Wine Trail. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20/per class. (509) 343-2253.

“We Believe … Honoring God and Country, Faith and Freedom” Auction - Benefits Holy Family Catholic School. Enjoy dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles and dancing. Visit auction2014 to purchase tickets. Saturday, 5 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $50/person. (208) 765-4327.

23rd Annual Auction and Dinner Fundraiser - Benefits for youth camping and activities. Preview items from 4:30-5 p.m. Mexican dinner with chicken enchiladas, salad, and dessert from 5-6 p.m. Silent auction throughout evening and live auction begins at 6 p.m. Free childcare provided beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Free admission to auction. Dinner: $10/adults; $5/age 10 and younger. (509) 924-7262.

The 10th Annual Winemaker Dinner – The gourmet dinner will feature meal by executive chef Bob Rogers paired Walla Walla wines, including: Leonetti Cellar, Figgins and Doubleback. Silent and live auction to help the Rypien Foundation provide hope for local families battling childhood cancer. Saturday, 6 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $150/person. (509) 474-2424.

Emergency Food Drive - Benefits Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels to support feeding homebound seniors in the community. Tuesday, Trading Company, 13014 E. Sprague Ave.; and Albertsons, 9001 N. Indian Trail Road. (509) 924-6976.

Tea Room Open House - Make and enjoy usucha, Japanese powdered green tea, with sweets at the Japanese Cultural Center. Reservations are required. Tuesday and March 25, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mukogawa Japanese Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $5. (509) 328-2971.

St. Francis Luncheon - Enjoy a great lunch, pinocle, bridge or bring a board game of your own. You may also attend just for lunch. Make reservations by Saturday at (509) 466-4260. March 19, noon-3 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 4420 N. Jefferson St. $6/per person.

Elvis Tribute Dinner Show, Illusions of Elvis - Brad Mitchell and the Entertainers present “Tribute to Elvis and Other Legends.” Featuring 2014 Voice contestant, Inez Rahman, Ray Sutton, Don Russell, Jamie White and Josie Reagan. A dinner show with the choice of prime rib or salmon. March 22, 6 p.m., Darcy’s Restaurant, 10502 E. Sprague Ave. $35. (509) 999-6090.

Silent Auction and Spaghetti Dinner - Beer and wine available for purchase for age 21 and older. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bring a bag of used clothing for upcoming clothing drive and be entered in the 50/50 raffle, limit five bags. Benefits the Rogers High School grad night party. March 29, Inland Northwest Wildlife Council Building, 6116 N. Market St. $5. (509) 487-3462.

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