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Wednesday, April 20, 2005; Page F03

THURSDAY: Pol Roger champagne tasting and bottle signing at Whole Foods Market, Georgetown, with special guest Christian Pol Roger. Free. 4-7 p.m. 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Call 202-333-5393.

THURSDAY: Friendship Dine Out Day -- Local restaurants donate a portion of their day's sales to Camp Friendship, a camp for children with cancer. Most participating restaurants are in Montgomery County; others are in Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties in Maryland and in Falls Church. For a complete list of restaurants, see www.justbekids.org.



FRIDAY: Golfers' and vintners' wine dinner at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. $85 excludes tax and tip. 6:30 p.m. 1960-A Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. Call 703-442-8384.

SATURDAY: Herb, Bread and Tea Festival at Montpelier Mansion. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Muirkirk Road at Route 197, Laurel. Call 301-953-1376 or see www.pgparks.com.

SATURDAY: Professional food manager certification training -- class and exam for food operators and managers. Sponsored by the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. $140 includes registration and exam fee. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 703-257-6630 or see www.nvcc.edu/manassas/continuing and click on "Classes."

SUNDAY: Mexican Passover cooking class at Rosa Mexicano. $55 includes tax, tip and lunch. 10 a.m. 575 7th St. NW. Call 202-654-7010.

MONDAY: Organic dinner with wine pairings at True restaurant. Sponsored by the American Institute of Wine and Food, Baltimore. $78 for nonmembers includes tax and tip. 6 p.m. Admiral Fell Inn, 888 South Broadway, Historic Fells Point, Baltimore. Call 410-244-0044.

MONDAY: Sweet Charity -- event to benefit the Heart of America Foundation's Books From the Heart program. Includes food tastings with local chefs, silent auction and chocolate fashion show, featuring couture created from chocolate. $75 in advance. 6-9 p.m., fashion show begins at 8 p.m. Wardman Park Marriott Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. Call 800-231-8154 or see www.sweetcharity.org.

TUESDAY: What's Really Going On in Your Kitchen -- Discussion and book signing with chemistry professor and Washington Post Food section columnist Robert L. Wolke (shown above). $15 for nonmembers. 6 p.m. Hirshhorn Museum, 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Call 202-357-3030 or see www.residentassociates.org.

TUESDAY: Cocktails for a Cause -- wine tasting to benefit the Martin Multiple Sclerosis Alliance Foundation's Education Outreach programs. $10 donation. 6-9 p.m. Bar Nun, 1326 U St. NW. Call 877-890-6287.

TUESDAY: French and German wine tasting at Whole Foods Market. Free. 7 p.m. 7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call 703-448-1600.

WEDNESDAY: California wine dinner at SoBe Seafood Co. $50 excludes tax and tip. 7-9:30 p.m. 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-528-0033.

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