Nicole Kidman stars in this Monday's King's Hardware flick.

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The Saint's Five-Year Anniversary Party
The Capitol Hill bar(staurant) is celebrating five years with an all-night happy hour and a mariachi band from 7 to 9. And, of course, the tequila will be flowing, with a special flight of Sauza Tres Generociones Anejo, Plata, and Reposado. Reservations are recommended; send your name, date, time preference, number in party to [email protected] and await confirmation.

FRIDAY, April 5

West Seattle Wine Cellars' Aperitifs and Cocktails Class
West Seattle Wine Cellars is holding the last class of its wine series, inviting Brian Huse from Vinum Importing to show you how to prepare fun cocktails and mixed aperitifs to get ready for the springtime. Class starts at 7:30 for $35; call 206-937-2868 to register.


A Lesson in Making Killer Shakes
Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery chocolate master Autumn Martin has a new cookbook titled Malts and Milkshakes: 60 Recipes for Frosty, Creamy, Frozen Treats. In a six-week series of hour-long Saturday classes she will demo her three favorite recipes, along with a ganache and caramel sauce. The $40 fee to attend includes a signed copy of the book and a jar of Martin's signature smoked chocolate chips. Call 206-420-3431 to reserve a spot.

Plate of Nations
April 6 is the last day of this event that celebrates independently owned ethnic eateries along MLK Jr. Way South. Bring your friends, as restaurants are offering $15 to $25 shareable meal specials at places like Thai Palms, Karama, and the Original Philly’s.

SUNDAY, April 7

Seattle Edible Book Festival
An event that has brought masterpieces of 100 Bears of Solitude made from 100 individual gummy bears and The Girl with the Dragon Fondue, which involved dragon-shaped bread and lots of melted cheese, is back again featuring edible constructions that either look like a book or is inspired by a book. Vote for your favorite from 4 to 6:30 at the Portage Bay Cafe in South Lake Union, and maybe go home with a bite of artwork, too!

MONDAY, April 8

Monday Movies at King’s Hardware: She’s Got Looks That Kill
King’s weekly movie night returns with yet another film showcasing women who aren’t afraid to kick off their heels and kick ass. This week it's Nicole Kidman in To Die For.

At the Bite of the Apprentice Scholarship Dinner
Aspiring chefs compete for your vote with all proceeds going to the Washington State Chefs Association Apprenticeship Program, dedicated to advancing the culinary profession. The cost is $25, $15 for students. Make a reservation online.

TUESDAY, April 9

Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood
This month’s Think and Drink event invites speakers Alex Alben, a technology journalist and author, and Hanson Hosein, Director of University of Washington’s Communications Leadership program, to Naked City Brewery and Taphouse to discuss the digital evolution. Moderated by KUOW’s Ross Reynolds, the event starts at 7.