Charity benefits, wine-and-beer pairings and more on this week's culinary calendar

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WaterCourse Foods is hosting an all-day benefit for the Chinook Fund, Wazee Supper Club is celebrating its 37th anniversary will all kinds of food-and-drink specials -- and that's just today! Keep reading to see what's on our culinary event menu this week:

Monday, August 1:

Eat breakfast, lunch or dinner at WaterCourse Foods, 837 East 17th Avenue, and support the Chinook Fund at Dine Out for Justice. Stop by between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Call 303-832-7313 or visit www.watercoursefoods.com.

Wazee Supper Club, 1600 15th Street, hosts its 37th Anniversary Celebration through Sunday, August 7, featuring a $3.70 drink and snack menu, food-and-drink comps and specials, celebrity guest bartenders, live music and more. Call 303-623-9518 or visit www.wazeesupperclub.com.

Tuesday, August 2:

Beatrice & Woodsley, 38 South Broadway, is the site of this round's Denver Culinary Connectors Supper Club; enjoy a three- to four-course dinner with wine pairings. It starts at 6:30 p.m.; call 303-777-3505 or visit www.beatriceandwoodsley.com.

The KIND Food Truck is stopping at the Westminster Light Rail Station, 600 West 120th Avenue, for Do the KIND Thing; it will be handing out cold beverages to those who would like to give a cold drink to people working outside from 8 to 10 a.m.

Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, hosts the Sustainable Food Film Series, with post-film panel discussions and free sustainable snacks from Chipotle. This month's film: Locavore. It starts at 7 p.m., and admission is a suggested $10 donation; call 720-865-3500 or visit www.botanicgardens.org.

Wednesday, August 3:

Terroir, 246 Main Street in Longmont, hosts Dining Out Days; the Boulder County Aids Project will receive 15 percent of proceeds. It runs from 4 to 9 p.m.; call 303-651-0630 or visit www.terroir-restaurant.com.

Thursday, August 4:

Little India, 2390 South Downing Street, is hosting an Indian Food and Wine Pairing with Little's Wine and Spirits, which will pair Austrian and German wines with Indian food. It costs $35; call 303-298-1939 or visit www.littleindiadenver.com.

Freshcraft, 1530 Blake Street, offers a Summer Food & Beer Pairing Dinner, with four courses (plus an apertif) paired with an array of beers; educated staff and brewery representatives will be on hand to speak about the beer. It starts at 5:30 p.m. and costs $40; call 303-758-9608 or visit www.freshcraft.com.

Friday, August 5:

Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, hosts Sabor, featuring food and drinks from Denver restaurants as well as live entertainment, presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This 21-and-up event runs from 5 to 11 p.m. and costs $100. Call 720-865-3500 or visit www.botanicgardens.org.

Saturday, August 6:

Marczyk's II, 5100 East Colfax Avenue, hosts a Grand Opening Celebration with vendors, prizes and more. Visit www.marczykfinefoods.com.

The Ranch, I-25 north of Highway 34 in Loveland, hosts the Gnarly Barley Brew Festival, with two dozen local and national breweries pouring their wares. A portion of the proceeds benefits Loveland's House of Neighborly Service. It starts at 1 p.m. and costs $15; call 877-544-TIXX or visit gnarlybarleybrewfest.com.

Growing Gardens, 1630 Hawthorne Street, hosts the 12th annual Cultiva Harvest Dinner; proceeds will benefit the Cultiva Youth Project, which encourages youth to create positive change in the community, the environment, and themselves. It runs from 4:30 to 9 p.m. and costs $125; call 720-406-8786 or visit www.growinggardens.org.

Keystone hosts the Beer and Bluegrass festival through Sunday, August 7, with live music and beer all weekend long. Visit www.keystoneresort.com.

Sunday, August 7:

Bonnie Brae Tavern, 740 South University Boulevard, presents a Benefit for Denver Health HIV Care Clinic, with $20 all-you-can-eat pizza and all-you-can-drink beer or vodka, plus a $1 baked-goods table. It runs from 3 to 7 p.m.; call 303-777-2262 or visit http://bonniebraetaverninc.com.

Avery Tap Room, 5757 Arapahoe Avenue Unit B1 in Boulder, presents the Avery Anniversary Party, the annual pig roast and summer party with Avery beers, lots of bands and more. Call 303-440-4324 or visit www.averybrewing.com.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to cafe@westword.com.

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