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Wed., May 14, 2014

Wine, Ride and Dine - Taste regional red and white wines while viewing Spokane River Falls. Price includes wine tasting, a glass of wine, SkyRide fee, dinner, tax and gratuity. Barrister Winery will be served today and Thursday and May 21-22. Dinner at Anthony’s on Wednesdays, and Clinkerdagger on Thursdays. Seating times are 4:30, 5, 5:15, 5:30 and 6 p.m. each evening. Registration is required. Riverfront Park, meet at the SkyRide, 507 N. Howard St. $55/person. (509) 625-6200.

Pilgrim’s Free Tastings - Events include: Today-Saturday, tastings daily at 3:30 p.m., American Craft Beer Week; May 23, 3:30 p.m., Wine Tasting: Bronco Wine Co. Imports; May 28, 3:30 p.m., Beer Tasting: Stone Brewing Co. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.

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, 5:30-7 p.m., INHS Community Wellness Center, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. $10. (509) 232-8138.

Bike to Work Week Film and Beer Tasting - New Belgium Brewing beer tasting and free bike checkups at 5:30 p.m. Film begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are requested. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.

INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Classes include: Thursday, Ragin’ Cajun; May 30, Thai One On; June 5, Homemade Bread and Baguettes; June 18, Gourmet Grilling; June 20, Tapas Party; July 11, Margaritaville Grill: Tacos and Margs; July 17, Homemade Croissants with Fresh Berries; July 23, Butterfly, Brunoise and Chiffonade; July 25, There’s an App(etizer) for That; Aug. 1, Dim Sum; Aug. 6, Sensational Salmon; Aug. 8, A Spanish Affair: Gazpacho Soup and Sangria; Aug. 13, Sushi 101. All classes are 6-8 p.m. For more information or registration, visit or call (509) 533-8141. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $49/per class.

Nutritional Store Tours - A registered dietitian will lead a tour through Pilgrim’s and discuss recipe ideas, supplements, herbs, allergy diets, healthy shopping and more. Tours include: Thursday, 6 p.m., Vegetarian Lifestyle; May 22, 6 p.m., Sports Nutrition; May 29, 6 p.m., Ethnic Food. Reservations requested. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.

Vino Wine Tastings – Friday, Affordable Imports, 3-6:30 p.m., $10; Saturday, Wines of Spain, 2-4:30 p.m., $10; May 23, Coeur d’Alene Cellars with Cellar Master Steve Simisky, 3-6:30 p.m., $15; May 24, Northwest Syrahs, 2-4:30 p.m., $15; May 30, Emvy Cellars of Spokane, 3-6:30 p.m., $10; May 31, Montescarlatto Estate Winery of Red Mountain, 2-4:30 p.m., $15. Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.

Wine Tasting at Bottles - Meet the winemaker from Woodinville Wine Cellars and enjoy wines from this Washington winery. Friday, 5-8 p.m., Bottles, 3319 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 443-4027.

Wine 101 - Learn more about wine and the art of wine tasting in Gourmet Way’s series of classes. Friday, 5:30-7 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. $30/drop-in fee. (208) 762-1333.

Luau and Auction - Elk VFW Post 5924 is holding their annual pig roast, silent and live auctions, and dance. Auction preview and canteen opens at 11 a.m.; auction bidding starts at 1 p.m.; pig roast dinner at 4 p.m.; and dance starts at 7 p.m. Children are allowed on premises until 9 p.m.; Saturday, VFW Post 5924, 39716 N. Camden Extension Road, Elk. $10/person; $15/couple. (509) 292-8252.

Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser - Enjoy a short or long stack of delicious pancakes prepared by Applebee’s to benefit Gonzaga Prep’s Destination Imagination team as they raise funds to represent Washington at an international creative problem solving competition. Servers will be members of the Destination Imagination team. Tickets available from the Treasurer’s Office at Gonzaga Prep or at the door. Saturday, 8 a.m., Applebee’s, 2007 E. 29th Ave. $10. (509) 483-8511.

ITP Annual Barbecue - The Interpreter Training/American Sign Language Program at SFCC invites members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to enjoy outdoor games and food. Please bring a side dish such as pasta salads, green salads, snack trays, etc. Saturday, 1-4 p.m., High Bridge Park, 163 S. A St. (509) 533-3730.

Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine – Sunday, 2 p.m., It’s Salmon Season, $49; Monday, 5:30 p.m., Croissants, $45; May 20, 5:30 p.m., Summertime Grilling: Vegetarian Style, $39; May 21, 5:30 p.m., Authentic Mexican Cooking: Traditional Tamales, $45; May 22, 5:30 p.m., Egg Rolls, Spring Rolls and Vietnamese Rice Paper Wraps, $45; May 29, 5:30 p.m., Artisan Pizza, $45. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. Varies. (509) 328-3335.


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