Culinary Arts Society: Meetings 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Camano Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222. Membership $10 per year; members must enter dishes for three competitions or potlucks per year.
Farmers market alert: Get ready for market day by sending the Herald information on your farmers market. If you want to be included or just want to update your information, call Andrea McInnis at 425-339-3479 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell us your market’s dates, hours, location and phone number or Web site by April 17. We’ll run the listings in the Food section on Wednesdays.
J. Matheson Kitchen &Gourmet: 2609 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-4589, www.jmatheson.com. Registration required.
n Spanish tapas with Richard Worthen, 6 to 8 p.m. April 16, $47.50; assorted cheeses and olives; cheese with fresh herbs; Catalan roasted vegetable sauce; squid with caramelized onions; Seranno ham fritters; potato omelets; sizzling garlic shrimp.
n Spring detox and rejuvenation with Karen Lamphere, 6 to 8 p.m. April 23, $37.50; discuss foods that aid the organs of detoxification; learn to minimize chemical exposure; sample various recipes.
Mukilteo Library: 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo; 425-493-8202, www.sno-isle.org.
n A month of meals: one day to a freezerful of entrees, 11 a.m. April 11; tips on what foods don’t freeze well, best containers to use, how long food stays safe; free, but registration required; 425-493-8202.
Pacific Culinary Studio: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-231-9239, www.pacificculinarystudio.com.
n Irresistible and easy cooking with Leslie Lightner, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 8, $40; pan-seared shrimp with green curry cashew sauce; grilled chicken with orange avocado salsa; sauteed beef with asparagus and corn; grilled pork loin chops with apricot-mustard sauce and sesame carrots.
n Bar bites and lively libations with Leslie Lightner, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 15, $38; char-grilled shrimp cocktail with brickhouse Bloody Mary; spicy cocktail meatballs with The Cowboy Cocktail; Guinness-battered onion rings with a Distracted Cocktail; baked crab cakes and avocado mousse with Mango Tango Margarita.
Resident Cheesemonger: 405 Main St., Edmonds; 425-640-8949, www.residentcheesemonger.com. Cheese tastings, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Cheese classes, 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, free.
Sweet Basil’s in Edmonds: Unless otherwise noted, classes are 7 to 9 p.m., Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th St. SW, Edmonds; 425-743-7438. Reservations required.
n Recipes from the best places to kiss in the Northwest, April 16, $42.50; broiled portobello mushrooms; red grapefruit and avocado salad; Dungeness crab macaroni and cheese with hazelnut crust; ice wine ice cream with roasted rhubarb and strawberry compote.
n Pasta!Pasta!Pasta! April 23, $42.50; prosciutto wraps with balsamic dipping oil; Greek feta linguini with prawns; chopped tomatoes and kalamata olives; double-cheese penne with sausage and hot cherry peppers; lasagna verde with flash-fried spinach garnish; artichoke-fennel-crispy prosciutto salad; grape and Vin Santo cakes.
To have your cooking class or food event published, send it to Food Calendar, The Herald Features Department, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, or e-mail it to email@example.com.