Enjoy making main dish salads? An adults-only, demonstration-style cooking class at Bonnie's Kitchen in Bloomfield Hills will center on creating such filling, healthy meals. (Jeff Kauck)
Have a Heart for Hunger: Fifth annual Empty Bowls Event at the Boll Family YMCA
Hosted by ACE Strict Discipline Academy in Highland Park. The bowls used are made by ACE Academy students as a service project. Proceeds to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank. 5 p.m. today. $10 (includes soup and handmade bowl). 1401 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 868-8368.
Rose and Sweet Wine Tasting at Champane’s Wine Cellar & International Marketplace
6-7:15 p.m. today. $15 per person; $25 for two. Ages 21 and older. 7007 Chicago, Warren. Reservations required. (586) 978-9463.
Teen Valentine Chocolate program at the Royal Oak Public Library
Hand-crafted candy-making class for middle and high school students. 6:30 p.m. today. Free. 222 E. 11 Mile. Registration required. (248) 246-3725.
Queen of Hearts Valentine’s Tea at Gallery on the Boulevard
1-3 p.m. Fri. $25. 53 Franklin, Pontiac. Reservations required. (248) 770-7685.
A Taste of Love at First Sight — A Chocolate and Cheese Pairing at Zingerman’s Roadhouse
6 p.m. Fri. $30. 2501 Jackson, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3663.
Valentine’s Day Chocolate & Bourbon at Zingerman’s Deli Next Door Upstairs
A sample flight of bourbon hand-picked by in-house aficionados paired with chocolate and confections by Joan Coukos of Chocolat Moderne. 6-7 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. Fri. $45. Ages 21 and older. 422 Detroit, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3400.
Kids in the Kitchen — Soups at the Community House
Cooking class. 7 p.m. Mon. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
Single Varietal Honeys: featuring Laurey Masterton of Laurey’s at Zingerman’s Events on Fourth Avenue
Discussion on honey from bees that eat the nectar of only one kind of flower. 6:30-8 p.m. Tues. $35. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3400.
Smell and Tell: Baking with Flavor for Adults and Teens at Ann Arbor District Library
For grades 6 and older. Food-grade essential oils are a great way to add flavor to pastry and chocolate creations. 6:30-8:45 p.m. Wed. Free. 343 S. Fifth (734) 327-8301.
A Beekeeper’s Dinner featuring Author Laurey Masterton at Zingerman’s Roadhouse
7 p.m. Wed. $65. 2501 Jackson, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3663.
Creole Cooking at the Community House
Classic New Orleans cuisine with a healthy twist. 7-9 p.m. Wed. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
Main Dish Salads at Bonnie’s Kitchen Adults-only demonstration-style cooking class using seasonal, available produce to create filling, healthy meals for cold weather days. 7-9 p.m. Wed. $40. 6527 Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 540-4001.
Mid-Winter Break Cooking Camp at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
For kids ages 8-14. 10 a.m. Feb. 20. $75 first child/$65 siblings. 6777 W. Maple, West Bloomfield Township. (248) 325-3890.
Michigan Beer Tasting at Champane’s Wine Cellar & International Marketplace
Proceeds to benefit 1/24 Marines Memorial. 6 p.m. Feb. 20. $20. Ages 21 and older. 7007 Chicago, Warren. (586) 978-9463 or (586) 718-2342.
FlatOut Bread Cooking Demos at Weight Watchers Centers
Free and open to the public. 10 a.m. and noon Feb. 21: 23029 Outer Drive, Allen Park; 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Feb. 22 and 12:15 p.m. Feb. 25: 23133 Telegraph, Flat Rock. (248) 479-1362.
Whiskey Business II at Royal Oak Farmers Market
Featuring more than 100 Whiskeys from around the world. 8-11 p.m. Feb. 21. $45. Ages 21 and older. 316 E. 11 Mile. (248) 202-4662.
Self-Made Saturday at Bonnie’s Kitchen
How to create supermarket staples at home. Noon Feb. 22. Free with donation of an arts and crafts item for the Kid’s Corner and Art in the Park Brightmoor. 6527 Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 540-4001.
Raw Pudding, Parfaits & Coconut Whip Cream at the Community House
Learn to make vegan, raw and delicious sweet creams. 7 p.m. Feb. 24. $32. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
Sandwich Night! at Bonnie’s Kitchen
Adult demonstration-style cooking class. 7-9 p.m. Feb. 26. $40. 6527 Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 540-4001.
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