Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Parkway, hosts the DocNight Series, featuring Kings of Pastry with filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus in person. The film will be followed by a question-and-answer session and French pastries. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $12 to $15; call 303-595-3456 or visit www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter.
Temple Emanuel, 51 Grape Street, hosts the Harvest of Hope, which raises funds for School Safe Zones and will feature a tour of Africa buffet, live entertainment, a silent auction and a marketplace. It starts at 5:30 p.m.; call 303-979-0699 or visit www.harvestofhopecolorado.org.
The Bonfils-Stanton Lecture Series features Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets with author and chef Deborah Madison. A tour of heirloom vegetables in the gardens and a Slow Food Denver tasting at 5:15 and 6 p.m. precede the lecture, which takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street. Admission is $20 to $30, or $110 to $140 for series tickets; e-mail your reservation to [email protected], and visit www.botanicgardens.org or call 720-865-3580 for information.