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Food & Beverage - Week of February 12, 2018

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February 2018
 7:30 p.m. 

Cocktail Class: Cuban Cocktails: Tammy's Tastings.

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Mojitos, Daiquiris, Cuba Libres and more - few places in the world have seen the birth of as many essential cocktails as Cuba. In this class we'll learn about the history that made them possible, and explore classic favorites and lesser known creations. Class is hands-on with lots of tasting opportunities.
The Last Word, 301 W Huron. $45. 734-276-3215. [map]



February 2018
 6:30 p.m. 

Home Sweet Home: Liberty Dental: Ozone House.

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- Ozone House will melt your heart at the fifth annual Home Sweet Home: A Night of Wine, Chocolate and Cheese to support services for LGBTQ youth who face homelessness or housing instability. The fundraiser takes place Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30 p.m. at Zingerman's Greyline venue in downtown Ann Arbor, and all net proceeds from the evening will benefit Ozone House's Kicked Out Fund for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning homeless youth services
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley Street. Donation. $75. 734-662-2265. [map]

 6:30 p.m. 

"Home Sweet Home": Ozone House Fundraiser.

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Wine, cheese, and chocolates. Proceeds benefit Ozone House programs and services for LGBTQ youth.
6:30 p.m., Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. Tickets $75 in advance by Feb. 6 at 662-2265. [map]



February 2018
 6:30 p.m. 

Potlucks & Talks: Pittsfield Union Grange.

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Club members give talks on various subjects. The program begins with a potluck (bring a dish to pass). Dec. 15: Holiday Party. Jan.-Mar. programs TBA.
:30 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. (just south of Oak Valley Dr.), Saline. Free. 769-1052. [map]

 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Chocolates & Valentines": Ann Arbor District Library.

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People's Food Co-op head baker Keegan Rodgers offers an introduction to chocolate, from how it's grown and what the different percentages mean to what really is chocolate and how to temper, store, and properly melt it. For adults and teens in grade 6 & up.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. Free. 327-4555. [map]

 7-9 p.m. 

"Owl Do I Love Thee": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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Feb. 10 & 14. Couples age 18 & up invited to learn about the mating habits of the LSNC raptors and go on a candle-lit walk to read romantic poems posted at various points on the trail. Also, board games and art projects. Beverages and desserts provided.
7-9 p.m., LSNC, 1831 Traver Rd. $30 (members, $25) per couple. Preregistration required by Feb. 5 at or 997-1553. [map]

 7:30-9 p.m. 

"American Whiskey & Chocolates": Zingerman's Greyline.

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Zingerman's staffers Beth Vandergrift and Emily Case discuss and offer tastings of white, milk, and dark chocolates paired with Tennessee whiskey, Kentucky bourbon, and Monongahela rye.
7:30-9 p.m., Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. $35. Reservations required. 663-3400. [map]



February 2018
 4-7 p.m. 

Fish Fry: Saline Knights of Columbus.

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Baked tilapia, beer-battered fried cod, salad, fries, beverages, homemade cheesy potatoes, broccoli salad, coleslaw, mac & cheese, and desserts.
4-7 p.m., St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 910 Austin Dr. (off Austin Rd. off W. Michigan Ave.), Saline. $10 (seniors age 60 & over, $9; kids ages 6-12, $6; age 5 & under, free). 355-8277. [map]

 4:30-7 p.m. 

40th Annual Lenten Fish Fry: Old St. Patrick's Church.

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Every Fri., Feb. 16-Mar. 23. Fried Alaskan pollack, choice of potato or macaroni & cheese, salad bar, and beverage. Desserts available for a nominal additional charge. Be prepared to stand in line, but the food is worth the wait.
4:30-7 p.m., Old St. Pat's parish hall, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd. at Northfield Church (3 miles north of Ann Arbor). $9.50 (seniors, $8; children 6-11, $6; children 5 & under, free). 662-8141. [map]

 4:30-7 p.m. 

Fish Fry: St. Mary Catholic Church Manchester.

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St. Mary Catholic Church's famous Lenten fish fries are back after a ten-year hiatus. Enjoy a delicious fish dinner each Friday in Lent (with the exception of Good Friday) from February 16 through March 23 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Parish Center, 110 East Madison Street (behind the Marathon gas station on Main Street in the Village of Manchester). The menu will include fried and baked fish, French fries, baked and spicy little potatoes, a salad bar, and delicious desserts. New this year is a drive-thru take-out. Just follow the signs to the back of St. Mary Parish Center. Prices range from $10 for adults to $6 for children ages 6 to 10. Take-out and senior citizens are $9. There is no charge for children five and under.
St. Mary Parish Center, 110 East Madison Street, Manchester. Various. 7344287628. [map]

 4:30-7 p.m. 

Lenten Fish Dinner: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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Every Fri., Feb. 16-Mar. 23. Hand-battered fried cod, baked tilapia, mac & cheese, sautéed green beans, roasted red potatoes, French fries, salad bar, rolls with butter, and coffee & tea. Fish sticks and grilled cheese for kids. Soda, desserts, and tomato parmesan soup available.
4:30-7 p.m., St. Francis Parish Activities Center, 2250 E. Stadium. $10 (seniors age 62 & over, $9; kids, $6). 769-2550, ext. 0. [map]

 5-8 p.m. 

Lenten Fish Fry: St. Mary Chelsea Knights of Columbus.

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Every Fri., Feb. 16-Mar. 23.
5-8 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, 14200 E. Old US-12, Chelsea. $10. 475-7561. [map]

 6-8 p.m. 

"Wine & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's cheesemakers discuss and offer taste samples of several pairings of cheese-friendly wines with delicious artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]



February 2018
 Noon-2 p.m. 

"Brewing Methods": Zingerman's Coffee Company.

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Zingerman's Coffee Co. staff demonstrate and discuss 6-8 different ways to brew coffee, from filter drip to syphon pot.
Noon-2 p.m., Zingerman's Coffee Company, 3723 Plaza Dr. $30. 929-6060. [map]

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