Carribean Cooking Class: Jennifer Naylor, chef of Granita, shows how to make voodoo chicken and Jamaican jerk pork skewers, and Carribean red snapper with coconut curry. Have lunch with wine after. 11 a.m. Granita, in the Malibu Colony Plaza, 23725 W. Malibu Road, Malibu. (310) 456-0488. $75.
Savor the Flavor: The San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross presents this food, wine and microbrew tasting. Among the restaurants offering tastes: Twin Palms, the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel, The Oaks Doubletree Hotel, Marston's, Duxbury's Catering, Romano's Macaroni Grill, McCormick & Schmick's, Kenwood Vineyards, Trinchero Family Estates, Valley of the Moon Winery and Passino Distributing. 6 p.m. The Court of Champions, the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. (626) 577-3100. Call the Red Cross at (626) 799-0841, Ext. 801, for tickets. $50.
Cookbook Talk: Janet Jarvits, owner of Cook Books used cookbook store in Pasadena, will talk about building a rare cookbook collection. 10:30 a.m. Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., L.A. (213) 228-7101. Free.