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Tuesday, November 16:

Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom Street in Boulder, hosts Learn the Facts: Make Healthier Choices, a discussion with Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette, who will discuss how to stop eating genetically modified foods. It runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and is free to attend; call 303-442-1411.

The City of Aurora presents a wine class, Fowl Tasting, where you can sample a variety of wines to go with your holiday bird. It runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Expo Recreation Center, 10955 East Exposition Avenue in Aurora, and costs $22-$29; call 303-326-8630 or visit

Mizuna, 225 East 7th Avenue, offers a Jordan Vineyards & Winery Dinner, four courses paired with Jordan wines starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $150; call 303-832-4778 or visit

Big Game Restaurant & Lounge, 1631 Wazee Street, hosts Wine, Women and Football; proceeds will benefit the Volunteers of America Brandon Center. It runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $55; call 303-623-1630.

Garden of the Gods' Gourmet, 2528 West Cucharras in Colorado Springs, presents a free class on holiday hors d'ouevre from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 719-471-2799 or visit

Gordon Biersch, 1 West Flatiron Circle in Broomfield, offers a Winter Comforts Seasonal Menu through Sunday, December 26, featuring WinterBock beer and a seasonal holiday menu. Call 720-887-2991 or visit

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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