Kids Nutrition CafeThe Community Food Bank Kids Cafe program offers children from low-income families a free nutritious snack, along with lessons on manners, respect, the five senses, keeping healthy, how to read a nutrition label, the food pyramid, cooking terms, menu planning and food safety. The Kids Cafe program is offered at nine locations. For information, call the Community Food Bank at 622-0525 or visit www.communityfoodbank.org/dynamic/ KC-Sites.aspx .
Beer PairingElle features a craft American beer tasting paired with hors d'oeuvres on Friday, July 7, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Savor six beers, among them He'Brew Messiah Bold, with smoked brisket and caramelized onion on focaccia. The cost is $22 in advance or $25 at the door, at 3048 E. Broadway Blvd.; 327-0500.
Road TripsGas prices got you stationary? Kingfisher has once again embarked on their annual culinary road trip through Labor Day, with foods and beverages from around the United States. The regional menus include Great Plains/Midwest, Back East, Southwest and Pacific Northwest, at 2564 E. Grant Road; 323-7739.
Not Just for CowboysEl Vaquero Cowboy Sonora Grill at Old Tucson Studios offers a sundowner early-bird special between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. with lighter portions and lower prices. Executive Chef Patrick Fahey serves Southwestern grub in an upscale rustic atmosphere. Friday and Saturday dinner selections are offered with a recommended wine accompaniment. Last seating is at 8:30 p.m. Call 883-0100 for reservations.