WEEKLY VOLCANO HAPPY HOUR MOBILE APP LAUNCH PARTY: The Weekly Volcano has developed a bitchin' happy hour app. We're flipping the switch from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 7 in a party atmosphere during the kick ass happy hour at Pacific Grill (1502 Pacific Ave., Tacoma). Bartender Carol Reutercrona has created a special Volcano cocktail. And DJ dAb will be spinning rare funk and soul grooves. Come get connected.
NATIONAL BEER DAY: The Harmon Tap Room (204 Saint Helens Ave., Tacoma) will celebrate National Beer Day Thursday, April 7 with $1 lunchtime beers, happy hour food from 3 p.m. to close, period dress competition with prizes from 6-8 p.m., and more.
COOKING CLASS: Primo Grill (601 S. Pine, Tacoma) hosts a Savory Cuisine of Morocco cooking class 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9. The cost is $65, which includes recipes, instruction, and lunch with glass of wine, tax and gratuity. Reserve your spot at 253.383.7000.
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE IN THE HOUSE: John Sarich, culinary director at Chateau Ste. Michelle, will educate and entertain at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Duke's Chowder House (3327 Ruston Way) in Tacoma.
NOSH LEAGUE FISH PHILOSOPHY: The Weekly Volcano's foodie group Nosh League will gather at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at Johnny's Dock for a demonstration on how to correctly filet and cook fish, as well as win raffle and door prizes. RSVP on the Nosh League's Facebook. There's a 20 person cap on this event, so get on it.
TAKING OVER THE HARMON: CenterForce, the awesome organization that helps those with disabilities find jobs, will "take over" the Harmon (1944 Pacific Ave., Tacoma) Thursday, April 14. The Harmon will kick back a percentage of its sales to Centerforce. Nice.
BENEFIT FOR JAPAN: The Dockside Bistro (501 Columbia St. NW, Olympia), in conjunction with Walter Dacon Wines and McCrea Cellars/Vina Saliida, will be hosting a five-course benefit dinner and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 18 with all proceeds donated to Mercy Corps to assist with the Japanese relief effort. For more information, and to reserve your spot, go to www.docksidebistro.com.
THREE-MARTINI LUNCH: In honor of Administrative Professionals Week, Salty's at Redondo Beach (28201 Redondo Beach Dr. S., Des Moines) will serve a three-course lunch in martini glasses for $19.99 per person April 25-29.
DINING OUT FOR LIFE: Dine out and make a difference during the 17th annual Dining Out for Life event in the South Sound. When you dine out on Thursday, April 28, you join in the fight against AIDS. Eat at more than 70 local restaurants that will donate 25 percent of your bill to support HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy services in Pierce and Thurston counties. For more information, go to diningoutforlife.com.
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