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 Summer Valley Recreation Center, 17400 East Lehigh Place in Aurora, and costs $22-$29; call 303-326-8630 or visit http://auroragov.org/recreation.
The City of Aurora presents a tot cooking class, Holiday Sweet Treats, for ages 3 to 6 with a parent. It runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the Expo Recreation Center, 10955 East Exposition Avenue in Aurora, and costs $24-$31; call 303-326-8630 or visit http://auroragov.org/recreation.
Osteria Marco, 1453 Larimer Street, hosts the Celebrity Chef Tour, a benefit for the James Beard Foundation featuring a dinner prepared by Frank Bonanno, Matt Selby, Alex Seidel, Michael Ginor and Eric Skokan. It costs $130 to $150; visit www.celebritycheftour.com or call 303-534-5855.
Visit Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe Street, for the monthly Hop Disciples meeting, where you can get together with brewers and like-minded beer drinkers to talk about everyone's favorite beverage. It starts at 6 p.m. and is free to attend; RSVP to [email protected].
Boulder Public Library, 1000 Canyon Boulevard in Boulder, hosts Get Involved: Make an Impact with Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette, who will meet with Boulder's non-GMO action group. Call 303-441-3106 or visit www.boulder.lib.co.us.
Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace, 950 Pearl Street in Boulder, presents a Taste of Mexico, a menu inspired by famous dishes of Jalisco, paired with Avery brews. It starts at 7:30 p.m. and costs $35; call 303-442-7771 or visit www.centrolatinkitchen.com.