Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave., 473-4413. $49 per person. Valentines Dinner Feb. 11-14. Includes a glass of champagne
English High Tea, Jamie's English Connection, 1601 S. Tejon St. $10. High tea with speaker Alice Aldridge-Dennis, coordinator of Castle Rock Writers. Sat., Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m. Call Molly at 576-3988 to reserve a spot by Feb. 7.
Hearts for the Homeless, luncheon and live auction, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $30. Jodi Jill speaks about the homeless lifestyle her parents forced upon her as a child, living in a storage unit. Sponsored by Interfaith Hospitality Network. Sun., Feb. 13, noon. Call 329-1244 for more.
The Blue Star Valentine's Dinner, 1645 S. Tejon St. $60 per person. Mon., Feb. 14. Call 632-1086 or visit www.thebluestar.net for more.
Nemeth's El Tejon Mexian Restaurant, 1005 S. Tejon St. Offering .99 cent Sauza Silver margaritas through Feb. Sauza samplings to benefit Urban Peak on Feb. 18, 25.
Chefs' Gala, Broadmoor International Center, 1 Lake Ave. $85. Benefit by the Colorado Springs Chorale with cuisine from top chefs in the region. Sun., Feb. 20, 5 p.m. For information, call the Chorale at 634-3737.
Paragon Culinary School Classes, 3125 Sinton Road, www.paragonculinaryschool.com, 578-5740. All 12:30-3:30 p.mTrue Chinese Cuisine, Feb. 20. Classical French Food & Wine, Feb. 27. Mexican Southwestern Cuisine, Tequila & Mezcal, March 6. Call 578-5740 for prices and info.
Black Bear Restaurant, 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls, www.blackbearrestaurant.com, 684-9648. "Foods of Love Valentines," includes six courses, champagne, truffles, caviar and chocolate. Mon., Feb. 14, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Call 684-9648 for prices and more info.
The Blue Star Wine Tastings, 1645 S. Tejon St. $15 per session. California Wines, Thurs., Feb. 3, 5:45 p.m. French (other wines), Thurs., Feb. 10, 5:45 p.m. Single Malt Scotch, Thurs., Feb. 17, 5:45. Pinot Noir, Thurs., Feb. 24, 5:45 p.m. Call 632-1086 or visit www.thebluestar.net for more.