PICK Colorado Springs Conservatory Wine Tasting, The Warehouse Restaurant, 25 W. Cimarron St. $30 benefits the Conservatory. The evening includes musical and theatrical selections performed by faculty and alumni. Wed., June 15, 5:30-8 p.m. Call 577-4556 for more.
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Literary Dinner, Sencha, 331 S. Nevada Ave., 632-8287. $65 per person. Sun., June 26, 6 p.m. By reservation only.
Black Bear Restaurant, 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls, 684-9648. "Father's Day Beer Dinner," five courses with beer pairings, Sun., June 19, 6:30 p.m. Also featuring "Wednesday is for Wine," featuring rare and interesting wines at half price through August. Call 684-9648 for prices and more info.
The Blue Star Restaurant, 1645 S. Tejon St., 632-1086, thebluestar.net. Australian & New Zealand Wine Dinner, Tues., June 14, $55. Petite Syrah tasting, Thurs., June 16, $15. Argentinean wines on Thurs., June 23, $15. South African wines on Thurs., June 30, $15. Reservations required.
Paragon Culinary School Community Classes, 3125 Sinton Road, 866/FOOD101. Call for cost. All courses on Sun. and start at 12:30 p.m. Twelve Cookies from One Dough on June 12. Summertime Kids Class on June 26.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Events, 25 W. Cimarron St. Wine Tastings, $25 per person: June 7, Washington/Oregon; July 5, Germany. Wine Dinner, Southwest theme, Sat., June 18. Call 475-8880 to R.S.V.P.